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Lawhill Newsletter – Feb – April18

Another day, another learning opportunity – please download our latest newsletter on the link below to read all our latest news and achievements, which includes celebrating the news of our first female Master Mariner! LAWHILLNL- Feb-April18 ps: if you missed the January 2018 newsletter, please download it on the link below. We are sure you agree […]

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Meet our first female Master Mariner!

Twenty seven year-old Nicole Gouvias has become the first female alumnus of the Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre to obtain her internationally-recognised Master’s Certificate of Competency (Unlimited), the qualification which permits her to command a ship of any size. Nicole – who dreamt of being a ship’s captain from a young age – is […]

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Tribute to Mr Peter Newall

Port Pourri, a newspaper column by Lawhill’s maritime educator and maritime journalist, Brian Ingpen, appears in the Cape Times  every Wednesday. We republish, with Mr Ingpen’s kind permission, the column he wrote on Peter Newall, a much loved donor and friend of STS Lawhill Maritime Centre, who passed away in March 2018. “Back in 1990, […]

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Deadline for EoI forms for enrolment – 22 March 2018

Please note that parents wishing to enrol their current Grade 9 learners into the Lawhill Maritime programme for 2019 are required to submit an Expression of Interest form which can be found on the link below.  Deadline for submission is 22 March 2018. Pse note the requirements for qualification.  To read more, click on the link […]

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A ‘newsy’ start to a new academic year

Click on the PDF link below for our January newsletter which provides an update on the successful BBWP fundraising event held at the Royal Cape Yacht Club in December, our ride with a former Tour de France yellow jersey winner and past and current student ‘good news’! Lawhill Newsletter – Jan 2018 (Remember to visit the […]

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INVITATION TO APPLY

INVITATION TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION OF MARITIME ECONOMICS EDUCATOR Unique in Africa and currently in its 22nd year of operation, Simon’s Town School’s Lawhill Maritime Centre offers a maritime education programme for about 140 co-ed students in Grades 10, 11 and 12 (ages 15 to 17 years).  The Centre also offers accommodation for 66 boarders from […]

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Support maritime education, Support the BBWP Fundraising event!

Phil Wade and the Marine Inspirations team have issued an invitation to the maritime community to support a very special event – a fun-filled evening of delicious food, great entertainment and excellent wine to raise funds to support the students at the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre in Simon’s Town. The BIG BOTTLE OF WINE PARTY is […]

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