Here are 2017’s Dux awardees from various schools in Pietermaritzburg. See all the pictures in our gallery.
Thomas Erskine, from Michaelhouse, was awarded the President’s Award Gold Medal by HRH Prince Edward at an award ceremony held in Johannesburg recently. Thomas was one of a few KZN recipients. His is the first Gold Medal awarded to a Michaelhouse boy.
A group of Grade 8 Natural Science learners from Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School used respiring yeast to inflate balloons.
Scottsville Primary School Grade 1 learners hosted a Letterland fashion parade recently. Each child dressed up as their favourite Letterland character, and was cheered on while “modelling” to a song about their letter.
St Johns Grade R’s are encouraged to bring grey water to school, and they are seen hard at work watering the Mondo Grass with the water, they bring every day to school, whilst in the process learning how precious water is.
Grade 2 pupils enjoying the Athlone cake sale, which is held once a term by the Grade 7 pupils. There are always stunning treats on sale, and allows the pupils to do their “own shopping”.
Grandparents’ Day was recently held at Ridge Junior Primary. The Grade 3 choir entertained the audience before each Grade 1 class performed a song or poem for their grandparents. Afterwards the grandparents visited the classrooms to see their grandchildren’s school work.
Recently the Grade 6 pupils from Cordwalles Preparatory School went on an environmental trip called The Great Adventure. Their journey took them by foot from Cordwalles to Hilton Hotel where they fetched their bikes and rode through the Hilton College Estate to the Umgeni River. The boys were away in the bush for three nights,…
Maritzburg Christian School recently held their annual Amazing Race, every learner is a member of a team that races through twenty challenges – comprising of mental and physical challenges.
Howick High School’s performance at the 2016 ‘Funk!’ production was dramatic and educational. The dance told the story of Hades, God of the Underworld, who kidnaps Persephone, daughter of Demeter, to be his Queen. Demeter, distraught over the loss of her daughter, neglects her task as God of the Harvest, in order to search for Persephone and bring…
Grace College’s annual “Fun Night Relay” was a memorable event again this year. Fire pits, warm beverages and food, as well as the chatter of eager runners, all contributed to the festive atmosphere of this event. A number of pupils also had craft and food stalls where visitors could browse and support budding entrepreneurs.