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Lawhill Quarterly Report/Newsletter – Jan – March 2019

Click on the link below for our Term 1 – 2019 news!  Highlights include our excellent Gr12 results for 2018,  the launch of a new Lawhill video (view it on our YouTube channel on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bbe6z0u_xUM), an update on the Marine Sciences pilot and our rowing, sailing and cycling programme news.  Please take a moment to read about these […]

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Marine Inspirations Turkey – Thabiso Rantsho Speech

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and so many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.- Mark Twain So true is this statement. Good evening all, my name […]

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Marine Inspirations – Spain – Oct 2018

Lubaqa Ngongoma (Gr 12 student funded by Captains Keith Pletschke and Anne Till) and two General Botha Old Boys Bursary Fund Gr 11 students, Apelele Ntshinka and Thapelo Moletsane, have spent the October 2018 school break in Spain learning all about the superyacht industry- and alot more!.  Our grateful thanks to Captain Anthony Just and […]

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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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