Permaculture rules!

Permaculture rules!

Today Edward Gaybba, a permaculture expert known as ‘Redbeard’, visited our school again after helping us with starting our permaculture school gardens last year. Redbeard was blown away by our learners: ‘they remembered everything I had taught them over a year ago....
Radio talk

Radio talk

Radio 5 FM DJ SmashAfrica and musician Nation came to talk to the kids today after shooting a music video in the area. Not only did they share their passions and how they are achieving them, but they gave us a sneak peek into the world of music and performance art....
Doing Geology

Doing Geology

Prof. Harilaos Tsikos and his team from Rhodes Geology department presented fascinating rock samples for us to study and identify. We then went down to the Kariega River to study the rocks along the river bank and try work out what type of rocks they were and what...
A learner’s book launch

A learner’s book launch

One of our last year’s learners, Thomas van der Nest, recently wrote, illustrated and published his own book called ‘Godzilla vs the Shin Monster. Today he presented his book to us. The children were so delighted to see him, and it was such a powerful testament to...
Mapping ecosystems with a game ranger

Mapping ecosystems with a game ranger

Game Ranger, Chris Ovens, from Sibuya Game Reserve, shared his journey to becoming a game ranger. His interactive talk revolved around the subject of Ecosystems and the web that connects us all. His stories and anecdotes were jam packed with fascinating facts and...
Being Interviewed

Being Interviewed

Today we had some Dutch visitors joining our school: Lisa Koolhoven, storyteller and interviewer, told more about her life through being interviewed by our learners. Some of the questions she answered were ‘What is our favourite Xhosa word’ and ‘what is your favourite...