Saturday, March 23, 2019

Help us whack the kakkerlake! Principal’s plea as cockroaches swarm through classrooms

A Western Cape school is deep in the “kakkerlak” as a cockroach infestation threatens to bankrupt it. The principal of the De Villiers Primary in...
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Alexandria Christian Academy struts their best on pageant catwalk

Saturday evening, Alexandria Christian Academy hosted their first Mr and Miss Alexandria pageant in the school hall. Contestants competed in four different age groups...

DSG K-Day hockey and netball vs Kingswood College

DSG hosted Kingswood for this year’s annual derby, commonly known as K-Day. This much anticipated interschool event has developed into more than sports fixtures and...

GOLF: St Andrew’s College vs Kingswood College

Last Friday, the St Andrew’s College golf team played an "Eight vs Eight" match play format against their Kingswood College counterparts. The Belmont Valley Course was running...

St Andrew’s dominates K-Day

IN front of a large, festive crowd, St Andrew's College finished the first team rugby game off early against their cross town rivals, running...

K-Day hockey clashes

THE keenly anticipated annual K-Day clash between St Andrew’s College and Kingswood College is not only about the rugby. Many of the hockey matches in...

Primary school accused of pupil assaults

A King William’s Town primary school has been rocked by a corporal punishment scandal that has forced the department of education to investigate two...

Millions of rand needed to repair schools in the Western Cape

It will cost R124-million to repair 170 schools which were damaged during a massive storm and subsequent fires that hit the Western Cape this...

Students’ karaoke night a great time for a good cause

A GROUP of Stenden South Africa students brought social cohesion, nightlife, fun and communal activity, by hosting a karaoke evening at Guido’s bar and...

Father’s Day Treasure Hunt at Happy Hours Pre-Primary

Fathers and grandfathers got to spend some bonding time with their children and grandchildren during the treasure hunt organised by Happy Hours Pre-Primary School...

The Big Read: Inside a blackboard jungle

What is it like to teach in an American classroom? We started with two pupils in the class. Then another one strolled in. "What's happening?"...

Schools fall short on screening teachers

https://youtu.be/pio5NNd0qoQ   IN light of a recent incident in Grahamstown where a teacher is being investigated for boasting on social media about having sexual relations with...

SAPS secure Woodridge

Reports of looting in wake of fire that razed school buildings Police have been sent to help secure Woodridge College amid reports that the abandoned...

Teachers working only two hours a day

The education of thousands of Mpumalanga schoolchildren has ground to a near halt and exams have been postponed because of a teachers' go-slow. For the...

WATCH: Woodridge College on fire

Some of the school buildings are on fire at Woodridge College. This is according to Woodridge director of marketing, Anthony de Villiers. He said due to...

South African schools have 5‚139 teachers who are unqualified or under-qualified

Every day‚ tens of thousands of school children are being taught by teachers who aren’t qualified to do the job. The result is that pupils...

The Cats of Stone Hill, performed by PAHS foundation phase

PORT ALFRED High School foundation phase pupils put on an excellent, exciting and highly entertaining  revue last week, when playwright and director Wilma Graham...

Rural schools and communities working together for literacy

Working to strengthen the natural partnerships between schools and communities, close to 3 000 parents, caregivers, and representatives from community organisations such as...

Rugby: Port Alfred High School v Woodridge

The Port Alfred High School U13A rugby team in action against Woodridge Prep at the PAHS fields last Saturday. PAHS fought back from 0-26...

Hockey: Port Alfred High School v Woodridge

The Port Alfred High School U13A girls hockey team in action against Woodridge Prep at the PAHS fields last Saturday. Despite a valiant effort,...

DSG unbeaten in East London

THE DSG hockey club continued its impressive run of results against Clarendon Girls’ High School whom they played over the weekend. Following on from the...

St Andrew’s celebrates first win on Selborne homeground in 18 years

Rugby: St Andrew’s College vs Selborne College FOLLOWING their win against Grey Bloem the week before, it was a confident Selborne side that ran out...

DSG Junior School pupils selected for the EP Squash side

Congratulations to the DSG girls who have been selected for Eastern Province squash teams, from left, Kayleigh Clayton and Ashleigh Price for the U11...

St Andrew’s pupils selected for EP Country District Craven Week U18 team

ST ANDREW’S COLLEGE RUGBY: Congratulations to the following boys who have been selected for the Eastern Province Country District Craven Week (U18) team, from...

Sisters from East London represent DSG at Eisteddfod

THE annual Port Rex Music Eisteddfod was held in East London last week. Diocesan School for Girls Grade 10 pupil Cebokazi Mtshemla played a Faure...

Pupils from India and Australia visit DSG on exchange

DIOCESAN School for Girls in Grahamstown welcomed three girls from Pinegrove in India and four girls from The Wilderness School in Adelaide, Australia to the DSG...

Five pipers a first for Prep

LAST week two more St Andrew’s Prep pupils graduated onto the full bagpipes, bringing the number of Prep Pipers up to five – a...

A feast of sound at Youth Music Festival

LAST week St Andrew’s College and Diocesan School for Girls (DSG) hosted the annual Youth Music Festival which includes choirs, orchestras, solo performances, jazz...

Congratulations to St Andrew’s rowers selected for Junior World Rowing Champs

ST ANDREW’S College was delighted to announce on Thursday that four of their rowers have been selected for the South African Junior National Squad which will...

Creative reading spaces

PORT Alfred High School recently held a "reading in unusual places" competition over the school holidays to encourage reading, especially in the younger grades....
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