Thursday, April 26, 2018

St Andrew’s Prep holds ‘pollution swim’

MIMICKING in a small degree the plight of our ocean creatures which have concentrations of plastic and debris clotting their once free oceanic spaces,...

Kaskardag great fun for all

https://youtu.be/2zAvhG0YqEE MUDBATH: Teacher Malindi Schoeman driving in the race of teachers v parents with the old grade 7s joining in the fun See Talk of the...

Tennis challenge sees fierce competition

THE second St Andrew’s College Lawn Tennis Challenge took place last weekend. As was the case last time, the event served as a fundraiser for...

Teachers are ditching the profession – and we’re all responsible for it‚ say experts

The country has been witnessing a series of shocking videos showing violence by learners towards teachers or the other way round‚ but what does...

President of Pineapple Cricket Tournament thanks main sponsors

https://youtu.be/NE2aDihbmjc PRIZES AND SPONSORS: President of the Kenrich Pineapple Cricket Tournament, Walter Biggs, thanks Kenrich Motors, and the other main sponsor, Cricket SA, at the...

Not just about animals at the Bathurst Agricultural Show

IT’S almost time for the Bathurst Agricultural Show, the Eastern Cape’s oldest and biggest agricultural show which takes place on April 6 to April...

Learning from a ‘master of disaster’

MASTER of disaster, Dr Bert Walbeek, gave a very humorous yet technical lecture about disaster management at Stenden University last Thursday night. His definition of...

Master of disaster lecture open to the public

MASTER OF DISASTER: Tourism marketing and hotelier, Dr Bert "Bow-Thai" van Walbeek How to manage or prepare for a disaster as a tourism practitioner AS a hotelier...

PAHS host inter-schools archers and golfers

ARCHERY JOHN Tweedie and his committee pulled out all the stops on Saturday when Port Alfred High School hosted the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP)...

Keen competition at St Andrew’s / DSG River Mile

THE St Andrew’s College / Diocesan School for Girls River Mile took place at Bosemansriviermond on Sunday February 18. The seniors (Grade 10, 11 and...

Kingswood girls dominate at Alexander Road water polo festival

LAST weekend saw the Kingswood 1st girls’ water polo team take part in the Alexander Road water polo festival in Port Elizabeth. Despite starting slowly,...

Double triumphs for St Andrew’s rowers at Buffalo Regatta and Selborne Sprints

ST ANDREW’S College Rowing Club ventured out to the blustery Buffalo River last week, from February 8 to 10, for the annual Buffalo Regatta...

Shark attack survivor inspires St Andrew’s College boys

AFTER hearing Caleb Swanepoel speaking at the International Round Square Conference in Cape Town last year, Oscar Liss and Sanele Mboto invited him to...

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...
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