Archive | 2017

Marine Inspirations – Turkey – Oct 2018

  Click on the links below for daily reports on the Marine Inspirations programme in Turkey, hosted by Captain Phil Wade, pictured far left.  The three Grade 12s participating in this programme are:  Sphamandla Mdlala (TNPA-sponsored student), Lineekela Kandjungu (Namport student) and Thabiso Rantsho (SAMSA student). Day 1 Day 2 Day 3a DAY 4 DAY […]

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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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Marine Inspirations – October 2017

MARINE INSPIRATIONS – SEPT/OCT 2017 Participants from Lawhill  –  All Grade 12: Olwethu Maneli – from PE Lizwi Ncube – from Durban Nkazimlo Mxitsha – from Khayelitsha Siphuxolo Mlaba – from King Williamstown Plus:  Navigating officer, Aubrey Sosibo (Lawhill alumnus)  Report provided by Captain Phil Wade:  REPORT Day 1 Monday 25th September 2017 I am […]

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Impressing the Professor…

It was an honour to have Professor Jonathan Jansen as our guest speaker at the Lawhill Annual Awards event held on October 12.  Prof Jansen is highly respected, both nationally and internationally, for his views on education and we are delighted to learn that he was most impressed and inspired by our programme …(He even […]

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Tribute to Captain Bill Damerell

BY BRIAN INGPEN.   THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN THE CAPE TIMES ON 26 JULY 2017 “My mother told my father that I had taken girls to bioscope,” Captain Bill Damerell told me during one of my visits to this amazing old salt who passed away last week. “The following Saturday, my father told me to […]

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Newsletter – Term 2 highlights – 2017

LAWHILL News – Term 2 2017 Please click on the link above for a recap of the exciting happenings at the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre during Term 2, 2017!  These include the launch of our very own yacht, the many visits and ‘beyond the classroom’ experiences which enrich our students education – and more!

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