Saturday, April 4, 2020

Musical gifts for Bathurst township school

Once again the Pigs for People initiative run by the Historic Pig and Whistle Inn, and facilitated by front of house manager Natalie Brighton,...

Cricket thrills at local ‘World Cup’ final

Cricket fever was in full swing on the Port Alfred hospital field on Saturday July 13 when the newly established Nemato Cricket Academy held...
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Painting for environmental awareness at the Bathurst Show

In keeping with Port Alfred High School's conservation and environment theme, pupils and other children were invited to paint drums at the school's stand...
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Watch: Learning about the solar system at El Shaddai

The pupils at El Shaddai Christian Academy had a rare opportunity to learn through a visual medium about the sun and the moon on...

Back in the swim of things

The St Andrew’s Preppies proved they were back in the swim of things with several wins at the Graeme College Relay Gala which took...
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Happy Hours kids bring joy to the elderly

The children of Happy Hours Pre-primary school held a short concert at the Settlers Park Care Centre on Thursday morning, and residents sang along...

PAHS vs Victoria Park derby at the school sports fields

Here are a few snaps from last Saturday of the Port Alfred High School versus Victoria Park High School from Port Elizabeth. Netball and rugby...
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Wiggly worms in Happy Hours’ Enchanted Garden

The hairy caterpillars strut their stuff at Happy Hours Pre-primary's concert, The Enchanted Garden, at Port Alfred High School hall last Thursday night. https://youtu.be/4baCqrfYwaU

NSFAS pays R600m to cover students’ historical debt

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has paid over R600m to alleviate debt accumulated by its students before 2018. Before 2018‚ students with fees...

No food for Eastern Cape pupils after education department bungle

A blunder by the Eastern Cape education department has seen thousands of pupils go hungry at 35 primary schools. The department mistakenly declared the schools...

Intervarsity a celebration of student activities – this weekend

The Eastern Cape’s universities will gather for a celebration of student activities when the annual intervarsity takes place at Nelson Mandela University in Port...
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Read Aloud Day at Happy Hours

Reading is an important stage of a child's development and Happy Hours pupils begin to read at an early age, a skill they will...
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Girls receive sanitary products to help with School absenteeism

THE girls of Port Alfred Primere Skool in Station Hill received a gift of sanitary products on Friday to assist them to attend school even...

Kingswood girls are basketball champs

KINGSWOOD College held their third Basketball Championships on February 24. The tournament saw four schools participating and seven teams all together. The schools were Kingswood College,...

Safety at schools must be restored‚ says Parliament

Parliament’s Select Committee on Education and Recreation says safety in the school environment must be restored‚ saying the alarming cases of sexual assault and...
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A journey of song and colour through the Enchanted Garden

The opening song of Happy Hours Pre-primary School's latest concert, The Enchanted Garden, introducing the audience to the tiny creatures and magical beings that...

How the Covid-19 pandemic is affecting institutions and social gatherings

A considerable amount of anxiety has spread through the area, as it has throughout the world, regarding the Covid-19 (novel coronavirus) and has led...

Protests could disrupt matric exams‚ but department is ‘ready for risks’

Despite risks identified by officials‚ parliament’s portfolio committee on basic education feels confident that schools are ready for the matric exams. This comes after the...

Eastern Cape pioneers UK fun literacy programme

The Eastern Cape has become the province to pioneer a UK English literacy programme that will see thousands of Grade 1 teachers undergo training...

UKZN suspends academic programme and looks at ‘virtual lectures’

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) suspended its academic programme with immediate effect on Monday. Vice-chancellor Prof Nana Poku said given the uncertainties surrounding timelines for...
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Buzzing around in the Enchanted Garden

The busy, busy bees in The Enchanted Garden, this year’s concert by Happy Hours Pre-primary at Port Alfred High School hall last Thursday night. https://youtu.be/Z11qKHLBd_c
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Happy Hours concert always a joy

With superbly designed colourful costumes and having learnt about 20 songs, the children of Happy Hours Pre-primary once again amazed and delighted their parents...
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Another brilliant concert by all the little ones at Happy Hours

The highlight of Happy Hours Pre-primary’s concert, The Enchanted Garden, was when the lights went out and the fireflies shone in their luminescent costumes....

President Ramaphosa offers best wishes to matriculants

President Cyril Ramaphosa offered his best wishes to matriculants ahead of their final exams‚ which start on Monday. “Your success in obtaining the National Senior...
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The red ants show their digging skills at Happy Hours concert

All the children at Happy Hours Pre-primary are given a turn in the spotlight at the annual concert, this year’s being The Enchanted Garden....
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What’s an Enchanted Garden without fairies?

The garden fairies sing and dance with their floral hoops in The Enchanted Garden, this year’s concert by Happy Hours Pre-primary at Port Alfred...
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Giving new life to old tunes at Happy Hours concert

Familiar children’s songs were given a new spin for The Enchanted Garden, this year’s concert by Happy Hours Pre-primary at Port Alfred High School...
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