KZN Midlands school news, November 2018

Schools in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands have, as always, been producing excellent results in the classroom and on the sports field. A number of schools recently announced their annual award winners, their prefects for 2019 and congratulated pupils who are achieving in various sporting disciplines.

Tennis coaches Natalie Grandin and Gary Comins were sponsored by Link Seed (Limagrain) to host a doubles tennis clinic at Wembley College, on Saturday, October 27 (pictured above). Two of the boys from Wembley, John and Jack Yeadon, will be joining these coaches on their tour to Australia in January, where they will participate in several tournaments and attend the Australian Open.

Brayden Sampson, Zukile Mbuli, Kyle Reid (head boy), Guy Church and JJ Foord. Picture: Saysha Baker

The announcement of St Charles College’s 2019 prefect body was one of the most anticipated items of their speech night programme. Congratulations to all those selected to be prefects and council leaders. The top five selected to represent the College as head boy and deputies were Brayden Sampson, Zukile Mbuli, Kyle Reid (head boy), Guy Church and JJ Foord.

Caitlyn McInnes.

At Laddsworth Primary, Grade 5 pupil, Caitlyn McInnes received a trophy at the Run Walk for Life Members Choice Awards, in Pietermaritzburg recently. She received the “Most Progress in Walking” award for walking 4-5km a day, three times a week.

KZN Midlands school news, October 2018

The school also congratulated Evan Taylor, a Grade 6 pupil who took part in the Amashova
Cycle Race on Sunday, October 21. Evan completed the 65km route from Cato
Ridge to Durban.

Aphelele Mhlongo.

Capital climb

Also from Laddsworth, Grade 1 pupil Aphelele Mhlongo took part in the Capital Climb in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday, October 13. Aphelele ran the 5km route.

Zewe Mung’omba.

In a brilliant ending to her year as Head Girl of St Nicholas Diocesan School, Zewe Mung’omba was selected for the KZN Inland U17 Netball Team.

Left to right: Nathaniel Napier – Deputy Head Boy; Robert Pike – Head Boy, Jessica Meyer – Head Girl, Kelly Kendall – Deputy Head Girl

Howick High School announced its Head Prefects for 2019 at the Prizegiving and Speech Nights held on Friday, October 12. Left to right: Nathaniel Napier – Deputy Head Boy; Robert Pike – Head Boy; Jessica Meyer – Head Girl; Kelly Kendall – Deputy Head Girl

Congratulations to all these pupils on their achievements.