Monthly Archives: 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 […]

Learning under Lockdown – The winning story – Joshua Mbana

Here, in full, is the winning ‘Lawhill- Learning Under Lockdown’ story submitted by Joshua Mbana, Grade 12.   Be careful what you wish for, Joshua. These words would constantly echo in my mind every time I felt an overwhelming sensation of frustration while at home during lockdown, and when I would struggle to grasp the various, […]

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 […]