Saturday, February 24, 2018

A feast of action at St Andrew’s College Water Polo Day

LAST Saturday, St Andrew’s College hosted their annual Water Polo Day. St Andrews Prep, Selborne College, Graeme College, Woodridge, Alexander Road and Kingswood were...

St Andrew’s shines at National 2nd team water polo tournament

THE St Andrew’s College 2nd water polo team returned to the National 2nds tournament this year as defending champions and played so from the...

DSG’s international hockey coach

DSG director of sport Chris Hibbert recently spent a week in the UK working with the England men’s and women’s hockey teams as a...

Kingswood pupil chosen for Junior Protea equestrian team

Congratulations to Kingswood College pupil Janey Krige who has been selected as a member of the Saddle Seat Junior Protea Team. Janey was also...

Senior state advocate encourages rape victims to speak up

Advocate Nickie Turner addressed Kingswood College on "rape culture" recently. In her interesting and thought provoking talk, she appealed to rape victims to "speak...

Port Alfred High School honours cricket stars

Port Alfred High School acknowledged U15 bowler Reece Linforth, left, for his 3 for 1, including a hat trick against St Dominic’s Priory, as...

Back to school at Alexandria Christian Academy

IT was back to school for Alexandria Christian Academy on Wednesday. They made it a special occasion of food and celebration.

You burn it down‚ tough luck – Lesufi to school protesters

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi on Wednesday bluntly told protesters: "You burn down or vandalise the school‚ we will not return to fix or...

VGHS has results worth boasting about

VICTORIA Girls High School (VGHS) was the only school in the Grahamstown/ Kenton/ Port Alfred Area to have a 100% pass rate for 2017. Of...

Some highs and lows for 2017 matric class

THE Eastern Cape saw an improvement in the 2017 matric results from 59.3% to 65%, an increase of 5.7%, but the pass rate in...

Grahamstown Schools’ Cricket Festival

ST ANDREW’S College plays host to the annual Grahamstown Schools’ Cricket Festival this week. The cricket festival runs from January 12 to 14, with daily...

4 000 without places at schools

Four thousand Eastern Cape pupils have not been placed in schools. This is despite the extensive efforts, including the Early Bird campaign, by the provincial...

Three out of 10 schools cited in school uniform price probe

The Competition Commission says its investigation into anti-competitive behaviour in the school uniform industry seeks to ensure that parents pay reasonable prices and get...

Inga from Port Alfred High School is district’s top 2017 matriculant

THERE was lots of excitement at high schools around Ndlambe last Friday as pupils and their proud parents gathered to discover if they had...

Matric pass rate is not a cause for celebration‚ says DA

The Democratic Alliance has described the latest matric results as cause for concern‚ not celebration. Nomsa Marchesi‚ DA Deputy Shadow Minister of Basic Education‚ said...

2017 MATRIC RESULTS

DISCLAIMER: Although every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the results, note that candidates’ results may be omitted due to technical...

BREAKING: Matric pass rate of 75.1% recorded for 2017

  The top achievers of the National Senior Certificate pose for a picture ahead of the announcement of the pass rate of the Matric class...

Options still available for those with disappointing matric results: education expert

With the matric results due for release this week‚ academic expert Fathima Razack has urged those who do not achieve their desired outcomes not...

Free State university to continue teaching in English‚ ConCourt rules

The parallel use of English and Afrikaans as the medium of instruction at the University of the Free State (UFS) led to Nelson Mandela’s...

University free for poor – Is it a breakthrough or hollow promise?

President Jacob Zuma's announcement on Saturday that from 2018‚ eligible SA children of the unemployed‚ social grant recipients‚ parents earning below a minimum wage‚...

Free higher education for all poor students within five years‚ says Zuma

Free higher education for poor and working class students will be introduced for first-year students in 2018 and fully phased in over five years‚...

Working class youth to get free tertiary education‚ no fee hikes for middle class...

From 2018 onwards‚ eligible South African children of the unemployed‚ social grant recipients‚ South Africans earning below a minimum wage‚ domestic workers‚ farm workers‚...

Huge outcry against proposed home schooling policy

Parents who educate their children at home have strongly opposed the Draft Policy on Home Schooling which was published by the Department of Basic...

Wee will rock you: UCT finds gold on campus

Liquid gold has been discovered at the University of Cape Town. It comes in the form of urine‚ which engineering students have transformed into fertiliser...

80% of Grade 4s can’t read‚ literacy survey reveals

South Africa is rooted to the bottom of the class when it comes to teaching children to read. Almost four in five Grade 4 pupils...

Matrics‚ your final papers are already being marked

Today marks the end of the 2017 National Senior Certificate Examination for 802‚636 candidates‚ 634‚527 of whom are full-time learners. The examinations written today were...

Kowie Foundation School presents its version of Snow White

PORT Alfred's Girl Guide Hall has seldom seen so many visitors as last Thursday afternoon Kowie Foundation School held its annual concert and prizegiving there. The theme...

Walter Sisulu University loses right to offer law degrees

Walter Sisulu University has lost its right to offer the LLB law degree. In a statement Wednesday‚ the Council of Higher Education (CHE) announced the...

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma’s free tertiary education shocker – thanks to 28-year-old future son-in-law’s plan

President Jacob Zuma is planning to make a shock announcement‚ introducing free education across the board through a controversial funding plan that flies in...

Pupils and parents exhorted at El Shaddai prize giving

TOP achievers walked off the stage with armfuls of trophies at El Shaddai Christian Academy’s prize giving for its high school pupils last Friday...
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