Category Archives: achievements

Presidential Honour for Mr Brian Ingpen

In November 2021, Mr Brian Ingpen – the driving force behind our maritime programme and a man who has made a significant and positive impact on many young lives – received the National Order of the Baobab Silver Award from President Cyril Ramaphosa for his contribution to education. More than two decades ago, Mr Ingpen […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Marine Inspirations – June 2019 – Daily Reports

Thank you to the Marine Inspirations team – Captain Phil Wade, Captain Anthony Just and Terry Clark – for the daily reports on the June 2019 edition of Marine Inspirations. Our maritime students are having an incredible learning experience – read all about in the reports below. Our sincere thanks to Anne, Law and Emma […]

Thami Hoza – Doing Lawhill and SA proud

Thami Hoza (Class of 2016) – pictured here with Professor Jonathan Jansen – is the only South African to be chosen as a GLOBAL TEEN for 2018.  This young man from Welkom is really going places.  In January he spent time (and his birthday) in Delhi, India with Startup Safari after winning the Western Cape round […]