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Lawhill 2020 – End of Year Newsletter: From A – Z

The Year 2020 forced the Lawhill team to take on the seemingly impossible, to attend to an unprecedented array of logistical and technological challenges, to teach in new and unfamiliar ways and to stretch our comfort zones like never before. When lockdown was announced at the end of March, we were confronted with the challenge […]

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WATCH: Our 25th anniversary and Educator Farewell event

Please sit back, relax and enjoy this recording of our very special 25th anniversary and maritime educator event. 2020 has been an extraordinary year.  Whilst the pandemic presented many challenges and brought much heartbreak as some of our students lost love ones, there were also moments to celebrate as the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre marked two […]

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NEW: Gr12 Maritime Economics Video Series

NEW GR 12 MARITIME ECONOMICS VIDEOS TO BOOST FINAL EXAM PREPARATIONS A new series of Grade 12 Maritime Economics videos has been launched to assist the more than 600 matriculants across South Africa who, despite significant disruptions to their education by the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges, will sit down to write their final NSC/IEB […]

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Term 2 Newsletter – Special LOCKDOWN edition

The COVID-19 has provided our maritime students with many valuable lessons and we thank them for sharing their inspiring and honest reflections on the lockdown in a special Term 2 Lockdown Edition newsletter. Our sincere appreciation too to Michele Edgecombe of Indigo Design for designing this commemorative booklet/newsletter and for agreeing to do so on a part-pro bono […]

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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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NEWS: YACHT DONATION A BOOST TO MARITIME EDUCATION

    (Cape Town, South Africa): Maritime education at Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre  (www.lawhill.org) has been given a boost with the donation of a 26 foot yacht to be used for practical sail and navigation training. The yacht is a donation from the international maritime mentoring programme, Marine Inspirations (www.marineinspirations.org) and yacht sponsor, […]

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2015 Matric Results – 100% pass for Lawhill Grade 12 boarders!

Our 2016 has started on a high note with the news that all our 2015 Grade 12 Lawhill boarders have passed their 2015 National Senior Certificate Examinations. The best performing Lawhill student (with the highest average percentage of 84% for all subjects) was Lungelo Mkhize, followed by Bradley Felix (82% average) and Apiwe Malinga. Bradley Felix achieved […]

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