The Pietermaritzburg Children’s Choir (PMBCC) will be holding auditions for new choir members for 2018. Any children between the ages of 9 and 15 are welcome to audition.
The University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg (UKZN) has received 91 000 hopeful student applications thus far with just 8 776 spaces available in the first-year undergraduate academic programmes, according to UKZN spokesperson Sejai Desai.
Two Pietermaritzburg school boys recently shined at a national U12 cricket tournament held in the Upper Highway area from the 8-11 December, both scoring over a century respectively for their team. Provincial teams from across South Africa were represented at the festival held at Kearsney College in Bothas Hill, Thomas More College in Durban and the Curro School Waterfall.
For the second year, the Grade 4 boys at St Charles College took on an outreach project whereby the boys were able to give and share with those less fortunate than themselves.
Former Springbok Captain John Smit, and prop Marius Hurter spent time sharing their expertise with school players and coaches as part of the Investec International Rugby Academy’s high performance courses held at St Charles College in the school holidays.
St Charles College have excelled in basketball during 2017, finishing their season unbeaten against the top schools in the country.
Laddsworth Primary School participated in the School Library Excellence Awards (SLEA) programme.
Scottsville School Grade 5 learner, Nolwazi Bhebhe, was one of four Pietermaritzburg girls to make the top 20 finalists for Little Miss South Africa 2017.
Two Epworth music pupils, Serena Armstrong (left) and Elida Esterhuizen received South African Society of Music Teachers’ (SASMT) awards recently.
Scottsville School Grade 4 learner, Ntombifikile Ngcobo (left) and Grade 5 learner Kiera Marian, achieved second and third place, respectively , in the Annual Bible Quiz which was held at Longmarket Girl’s School recently.
Jessica Dutton (left) and Beth Connolly, The Wykeham Collegiate Class of 2016, have recently had their President’s Award Gold Level Certificates confirmed.