Shooting in primary school leaves one dead

The Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) MEC, Mandla Makupula, has sent his condolences following the passing of a Voorpos Primary School Governing Body...

Greenpoint wins 2020 inter-schools debate challenge

Pupils argue mother-tongue teaching theme Schools from around East London participated in the fourth annual Inter- Schools Debating Competition at Buffalo City Tvet College last...

Boxing, street soccer, netball to commemorate Madiba’s centenary year

TO commemorate Nelson Mandela’s centenary year, the Eastern Cape Department of Sports,  Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) , along with Buffalo City Metro Municipality...

Pupils excel at expo

LAST week, pupils from around Buffalo City Metro (BCM) schools gathered at Buffalo City College (BCC) for the annual Eskom Expo for Young Scientists’...

Teen breaks down in court

A schoolgirl broke down and cried in the witness box yesterday while relaying how former Grade 7 primary school teacher Neil Pieter le Roux...

Principals and other officials will not be at school from Monday:...

It's official: principals and other members of school management teams (SMTs) will not be reporting for duty on Monday. At least, so says teachers' union...

Two earn colours for golden track records

TWO pupils from Baysville School were recently awarded colours for their outstanding and sustained achievements in athletics. The young athletes, Tracey-Lee Swartbooi and Charl Schaup...

How a ‘do-it-yourself mindset’ is transforming global education

A massive global transformation in education is under way as learners around the world take control of their education through a “do-it-yourself” mindset, bolstering...

Clarendon girls donate to charity

SHARING IS CARING: Clarendon High School girls were asked to give before they went on holiday. The girls made sandwiches which were donated to...

NAF nod for drama society

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare (UFH) drama society performed their play Isandi seGubu (The Sound of a Drum) recently at their East London campus. in...

Court rules against single-religion schools

The High Court in Johannesburg declared on Wednesday that it offends the Schools Act for a public school to promote only one religion to...

Reading should be a right for all

Once upon a time, reading was a privilege that only a few were able to access. Though reading is more accessible these days than what...

Stirling swimmer chosen for SA squad

Jayden Sivai, 13, has eye on Olympics one day Stirling High School grade 8 pupil Jayden Sivai,13, has been chosen for the SA national swimming...

‘We are proud of Xhosa tradition’ – Naked school choir uproar

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has assigned Education MEC Mandla Makupula to investigate nudity on stage during a school choir competition. A video showing choristers...

Chance to rewrite for SC candidates

The department of basic education (DoBE) is inviting all senior certificate (SC) candidates who did not pass the May/June matric examinations to register for...

Sisters do EL proud in squash events

LOCAL squash star sisters Taryn and Kelly Emslie have made the East London squash community proud, with Taryn winning the U16 Closed Championship title...

IN THE SWIM

Tanyaradzwa Mrewa, playing for Stirling against DSG on Saturday, won by Stirling 12-4. Tanyaradzwa was recently selected for the SA U16 Water Polo squad

YOUNG LEADERS:

Serving Kuswag Primary this year are, from left, deputy headgirl Sixolile Sifatyi, headgirl Onesimo Kabase, headboy Caleb Radcliffe and deputy headboy Yivani Jayiy Picture:...

Dale lauds Dyantyi

DALE College has applauded the achievements of its  former Old Boy Aphiwe Dyantyi,  who is fast making a name for himself, has made a...

Pupils show their heART [GALLERY]

Belgravia Art School is hosting their high school exhibition until next week Thursday. The exhibition includes over 300 entries from 11 high schools in...

Dressed to impress – Breidbach matric farewell

Breidbach Secondary School held their matric farewell at the War Memorial Hall in King William’s Town last week. All the matriculants including Brendan Hendricks with...

Parents mulling home-schooling must comply with these rules

Parents who choose to deregister their child from a school and apply for home schooling must comply with specified legal requirements. This is according to...

‘African Angel’ off to Oprah Winfrey school

African Angels Independent School pupil Linako Sdike, 13, has been granted a scholarship to further her academic career at the Oprah Winfrey Academy Leadership...

OUTSTANDING: The Clarendon High School matrics of 2016 have achieved an outstanding set of results, which reflect the strong work ethic and dedication to...

Cyclists fly provincial flag

YOUNG cyclists from the Eastern Cape team returned home victorious after winning the annual Oudtshoorn Youth Fest last month. The 22 athletes, including cyclists from Port...

EL pupils benefit from career guidance session

GRADE 9 pupils learners from various high schools in East London gathered at Buffalo City College on Friday for an informative session on career...

WELL DONE

Beaconhurst School is pleased to announce three of its teachers were acknowledged for excellence in teaching by the Eastern Cape Department of Education at...

No more delays as schools set to reopen

After last week's abortive attempt, kids go back tomorrow After almost three months, most grade 7 and 12 pupils will finally head back to school...

UFH students shut campus to demand accommodation

By SINO MAJANGAZA, ZOLILE MENZELWA and SIMTHANDILE FORD University  of Fort Hare students in East London yesterday intensified their fight for accommodation when they shut...

Health initiative launch

Sesame Workshop, J&J on board JOHNSON and Johnson (J&J) and Sesame Workshop launched critical health and hygiene multimedia resources for children and caregivers in the Buffalo...

iQ Academy hands over soccer goal posts

GIVING BACK :iQ Academy in partnership with Level Grounding Training Solutions donated soccer goal posts to Catch Projects on Thursday Pictures: SIVENATHI GOSA

Name change allows NMU to ‘reflect international character’

The renaming of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to Nelson Mandela University provides the opportunity to reposition itself on a global scale‚ says Chancellor...

Three provinces halt the return to school of grade R pupils

Three provinces have opted to halt the return to school of grade R pupils. Last week the department of basic education announced that on Monday...

WELL DONE:

Five Beaconhurst School educators recently took part in the Discovery Surfers Challenge and did their school proud as they crossed the finish line, where...

Reddam Constantia dominates Vides

There was plenty of excitement at the Selborne College pool last Sunday as the highly anticipated match of the 2020 Vides Water Polo Tournament...

Striking school art on display

Assemblages, sculptures and paintings are just a few things to expect as the annual East London High School's Exhibition is under way at Belgravia...

National All Girls Festival 2018

The All Girls Festival was hosted by Clarendon High School For Girls this past weekend.

Gaming the new sport at Hudson

By Barbara Hollands Pupils at Hudson Park Primary can now participate in a sport that carries no risk of concussion, neck injury or scraped knees...

Black women ‘have to work harder for recognition’

Black women continue to have to work extra hard for recognition even if they are just as qualified and experienced as their white female...

Welcome home champ

Zara Wood, 15,third from left, of Clarendon Girls High School delivered an outstanding performance at the ICF World Surfski Championships staged in Hong Kong,...

SHOE GIFT

Stirling High matrics handed in all of their school shoes at the start of their last exam, with the shoes destined for underprivileged pupils...

CHECKMATE!

Hudson Park Grade R pupil Aldre Deang, six, came first at the Buffalo City Chess Tournament Picture: SUPPLIED

Pantomime show auditions

Aspiring actors and actresses are encouraged to audition for an upcoming pantomime show on Saturday. The show is scheduled for December this year. Organisers are looking...

UFH drama unit in rousing festival debut

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare drama society, Isandi seGubu (The sound of the drum), made history recently by performing the play at the National Arts...

PUPIL LEADERS:

Port Rex Technical High School’s deputy head prefect for 2018, Tanner Wilson, left, with Simnikiwe Tuku, head prefect, and Tando Mnyalatyo, deputy head prefect

Champion debate team win bursaries

Schools from around East London participated in the third annual inter-schools debating competition at the East London City Hall last Friday. The competition saw 11...

No seat of learning

Parkside Grade Rs forced to sit on bricks PARKSIDE Primary School’s Grade R pupils have been using bricks, crates, benches and 20-litre buckets as seats,...
HOCKEY SIEGE: The Selborne U13A hockey side were invited to play in the fourth Grey PE hockey festival which was held on April 21-23. Grey Junior in Port Elizabeth have won the past three tournaments. On the Sunday, Selborne walked away with the trophy by beating Grey on home ground. No goals were scored against Selborne during this tournament and Charlie Caswell was the goalkeeper of the tournament Picture: SUPPLIED

We are the champions

HOCKEY SIEGE: The Selborne U13A hockey side were invited to play in the fourth Grey PE hockey festival which was held on April 21-23....

Teacher training in spotlight

Many of South Africa’s teachers are ill-prepared for teaching‚ unaccountable and do not receive enough support and training to equip them as competent educators‚...