President’s Awards

Jessica Dutton (left) and Beth Connolly, The Wykeham Collegiate Class of 2016, have recently had their President’s Award Gold Level Certificates confirmed. 

Remembrance Day services at city schools

Ninety-nine years ago, at 11am on November 11, an armistice was signed to bring World War I to an end. Annually on this date, schools and other organisations worldwide commemorate the lives lost in “the Great War”, and the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war by observing Remembrance Day.

Russell High School

  Dux  for 2017, Nqobile Goba, is pictured with, from left: her mother – Mbali Goba, guest speaker – Dr Erna de Lange who is CEO of The KZN Governing Body Foundation and lecturer in Education and Jean Rose, principal.  

TWC placed 8th out of 77 schools

The Wykeham Collegiate participated in the Allan Gray Challenge recently, where they were placed 8th overall out of 77 schools from across the Country and 3rd in Kwazulu-Natal. 

Good luck matriculants

It’s crunch time for those in matric this year. Some papers were written on Monday with more to follow on Tuesday. Read here for the full matric timetable as well as how to cope with exam stress.

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High Sport Awards

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School held its Sport Awards Ceremony recently with numerous learners being acknowledged for their outstanding achievements not only in the sporting codes offered at the school but also those not offered by the school.

National Show Jumping

Sarah and Amy Diedericks, from Pelham Senior Primary, recently took part in Nationals held in Kyalami. 

Pupils in SA rankings

Two of Epworth’s U14 squash players, Yasmin De Meyer (left) and Nirmeen Khan recently achieved top 10 South African rankings in their age group.  Yasmin is currently ranked no 1 in the country in U14 and Nirmeen Khan, number 9. 

Hilton College are Inland schools night league champs

Hilton College emerged victorious in the much anticipated reintroduction of the KwaZulu Natal Inland Schools Night League Competition that was held last Wednesday at UKZN cricket grounds.

Roald Dahl Day

Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School library monitors (from left) Zain Salim, Georgina Goble and Tarryn Enoch enjoying Roald Dahl classics during lunch break in the library recently. Roald Dahl Day was celebrated by many of his fans across the world on 13 September.