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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 […]

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The Legend Lives On!

The S.A.T.S General Botha Association – one of our programme’s most loyal supporters – will celebrate its Centenary next year and is publishing a special book to mark this wonderful milestone. Proceeds from the sale of this book go towards the Association’s Bursary Fund, which provides bursaries for those studying for a maritime career (including […]

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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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Learning Under Lockdown – Highly Commended

These 10 stories were among the judges favourites in our Learning Under Lockdown competition.  Here they are, in no particular order, each one as special as the other …. Zola Sampson, Grade 10 (Applying the lessons from my journey around Africa) Sibobo Nyathi, Grade 11 (Shifting the focus from academics to self) Undiphile Mpafa, Grade […]

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Learning under Lockdown – Runners-up

LEARNING UNDER LOCKDOWN – LAWHILL NEWSLETTER COMPETITION The stories of our three runners-up (in no particular order) Name: Thembi Mazula Grade: 10 My lockdown experience I remember the day the President announced that schools would close due to this pandemic. On days when I was tired and just didn’t feel like going to school, I […]

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Lawhill Newsletter – Jan-March 2020

Dear Lawhill supporter/funder/bursary sponsor The early closure of schools across South Africa in March 2020 brought Term 1 to a sudden close – and what a term it was! Please do take a moment to read our latest newsletter – may the achievements and broad smiles of our students lift your spirits in these challenging […]

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