Archive | June, 2020

Learning Under Lockdown – Highly Commended

These 10 stories were among the judges favourites in our Learning Under Lockdown competition.  Here they are, in no particular order, each one as special as the other …. Zola Sampson, Grade 10 (Applying the lessons from my journey around Africa) Sibobo Nyathi, Grade 11 (Shifting the focus from academics to self) Undiphile Mpafa, Grade […]

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Learning under Lockdown – Runners-up

LEARNING UNDER LOCKDOWN – LAWHILL NEWSLETTER COMPETITION The stories of our three runners-up (in no particular order) Name: Thembi Mazula Grade: 10 My lockdown experience I remember the day the President announced that schools would close due to this pandemic. On days when I was tired and just didn’t feel like going to school, I […]

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Lockdown Newsletter Competition – The Rationale, the Results

Schools across South Africa closed early in March 2020, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and all Lawhill boarders returned home to their families across South Africa and Namibia.   In May 2020, we asked our maritime students to share their best and worst lockdown experiences, as well as the lessons they’d learnt during lockdown and what they were most grateful […]

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