Laddsworth Grade 6 pupils took part in the BNP Paribas RCS Rising Stars tennis tournament at Westridge Stadium courts in Durban on Saturday, September 7. Under 12 boys from nine schools around the province took part and Laddsworth came fifth overall.

In the picture: Joshua Tilbury, Patrick Lamb, Adam Tilbury, Jack Holtzhauzen.

Merchiston pupils’ scrappy cats.

Merchiston pupils have been getting creative in art class. What happens when you mix art and scrap newspaper – you get a “Scrappy Cat”. Well done to these Grade 6 pupils.

Oasis Prep kids further developed their appreciation for reading on International Literacy Day.

Pupils at Oasis Prep celebrated International Literacy Day with an inspirational programme dedicated to inspire reading.

Amahle Zondi, Michelle Bekele, Olwethu Hlophe and Andiswa Ndaba (u19).

Wartburg Kirchdorf School pupils Michelle Bekele (U15), Olwethu Hlophe (U16), Amahle Zondi (U19) and Andiswa Ndaba (U19) were chosen to represent KZN Inland Girls Soccer teams. Well done girls!

School news, September 2019

On Friday, September 13, 2019, Howick High celebrated Arbor Day as part of the school’s well-established tree planting tradition. Pupils were reminded about KZN’s astounding green heritage, which includes more than 750 different tree species and more than 4000 types of wild flowers.

Pupils representing Grades 8 to 11 then ceremonially planted a Forest Elder tree in a new stand of trees. In the future, the school plans to gradually plant hundreds of indigenous trees as part of a water-wise habitat creation and carbon banking project.

Pictured are Bradley de Klerk, Akwande Mazeka, Riolyn Sookhdew, and Teshni-Leigh Davies, with Dr Allen Goddard and principal, Lauren Farquharson.

The Wykeham Collegiate announced its leaders for 2020: Head of School, Clarice van Niekerk; Head Boarder, Kgalalelo Molete and Head Day Girl, Pranjal Gongal.

The council members are Ashleigh Starmer, Claire Thomson, Stephanie Maitre, Lauren Hanbury-King, Nomcebo Zuma, Bhambolunye Kunene, Catherine Dent, Tyla Peens and Jullian Ellis.

House captains are Ashley Bennett, Enhle Mpungose, Jessica Behrens and Julie Trodd. The pupil leaders are pictured, above, with principal Sue Tasker.

Three of Treverton prep school’s musical pupils obtained wonderful results in their Royal School’s piano and flute examination, performed in Pietermaritzburg on August 26. They obtained the following results: Megan Ramsey: Grade 1 piano examination passed with distinction; Isabella Saktu: Grade 1 piano examination passed with distinction; Erin Moor: Grade 2 flute examination passed with merit.