When best friends Troy Woodbridge and Daniel Woodin noticed that some of their classmates did not have anyone to play with, they decided to take action to help foster friendships at their school. To achieve this, the boys set forth...
A grade 11 pupil from an East London school scored top marks – 100% – and won a cash prize at this year’s South African Council for English Education (Sacee) national language challenge. The competition was introduced in the early...
Pupils from a rural school in Lower Gqumashe location in Alice have been boosted following the donation of a fully-equipped science lab. Now they will no longer just read or look at images of science experiments in their textbooks, but...
Mzokhanyo High School in Gompo will become the first no-fee school in East London to offer both information technology (IT) and computer applied technology (CAT) as subjects. The school has been offering CAT but was experiencing a shortage of computers.Now...
Two budding young athletes who have represented East London and the country in a number of tennis tournaments are the first pupils to receive their school’s top award in their chosen sport – the coveted white blazer. Hudson Park Grade...
Sarah Beth McAdam left Cape Town to move to a tiny village in the former Transkei seven years ago‚ where she has found happiness. Now she wants to give back to the community which embraced her. Originally from Muizenberg‚ she visited...
Hundreds of pupils, teachers and community members in Dimbaza braved the cold weather on the weekend when Dimbaza Primary celebrated its 50th anniversary. Dimbaza Primary is the oldest school in the Dimbaza area and was formed at the height of...
An East London teacher has been nominated for a national award. East London Science College economics teacher Solomon Baah Onwona has reached the finals of the National Excellence in Teaching and Learning Awards 2017 to be held in November. Onwona has...
Cala Senior Secondary School beat several other schools in the country to claim third place in the national Eskom Simama Ranta Entrepreneurship competition recently. Harrismith Senior Secondary School from Free State and Mudimeli High School from Limpopo took first and...
Pupils from AW Barnes and St John’s primary schools represented the East London district at this year’s provincial mathematics competition, which took place at the Stirling Education Leadership Institute recently. The annual maths competition is run by the department of...
Former Khulani Commercial High School pupils have donated 30 computers with internet access, valued at more than R100000, in a bid to develop the NU1 Mdantsane school and open up opportunities for its pupils. Aristopix and Aristosim business partners and...
More than 350 matric pupils at a Dutywa school received a much-needed boost towards pursuing their tertiary studies when their school held a career guidance session over the weekend. The alumni of JS Skenjana Secondary School – which has the...
Hundreds of pupils from various schools in the OR Tambo district attended a career expo aimed at providing them with career options and resources they can use to pursue their tertiary education. The expo, held at Somagunya Senior Secondary School...
The Stirling Primary School choir took third place and its song, Emlanjeni Yelele, was voted the best African song at the annual ATKV Applous choir competition in Pretoria last week. The competition is one of the biggest in the country,...
Vukuhambe Special School pupil Asisipho Peter is proof that living with a disability does not have to limit one from achieving your goals. The Grade 10 pupil, who is head of the Provincial Children’s Ambassadors, was earlier this year granted...
Three Stirling High School pupils were on stage playing alongside some of the nation’s best jazz musicians at the Standard Bank National Youth Jazz Festival. The festival, which formed part of the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown recently, saw 350...
Five East London pupils were part of a team that represented the country at the World Championships of Performing Arts (WCOPA) in Los Angeles last week, bringing home 31 medals and trophies from the games. The “Dance Addiction” Dance Studio...
Known as one of the best table tennis playing schools in King Sabata Dalindyebo, Kasa Junior Secondary School in Elliotdale did not disappoint at a national tournament in Klerksdorp, North West, earlier this month. Kasa pupils raised the school –...
After being selected to represent the Eastern Cape at the CEO SleepOut in Johannesburg earlier this year, Grade 11 pupil Mandilakhe Nthuthu from Nombulelo Secondary School created a similar activity in his hometown of Grahamstown. The CEO Sleepout is an...