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Making a Difference Day

Over 450 pupils from Kingswood went out into the wider Makhanda community on the 14th of March to make a difference.

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New Staff Induction Service 2024

Yesterday evening we officially welcomed and inducted our new staff that have joined Kingswood College. Joined by their families, the new staff were inducted during a full chapel service. This is always a momentous occasion for us and for our staff as they officially become part of the Kingswood family.

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A Landmark Year For The Legends Golf Day 2023

The annual Legends Fund Golf Day took place at the Belmont Golf Club on Thursday 15 June 2023 under some heavy cloud, rain and generally rather terrible conditions – the weather failed to dampen the spirits of the golfers however, who took to the course and succeeded in making this Legends Golf Day, one of the most successful ever had.

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To the Kingswood Family, from the College Head’s Desk – May 2023

I hope you all had a wonderful holiday and that the Kingswood learners are ready for the winter term at school. It is sure to be busy and filled with opportunities to learn, play and grow. This term I will be writing to you more frequently than usual on a number of topics that underpin what we do at Kingswood. My first letter will focus on our Methodist ethos. What is it exactly and why is it Important?

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Kingswood hosts Annual Uyinene Mrwetyana Commemorative Lecture

Every year, Kingswood College honours the life of Uyinene Mrwetyana, an old Kingswoodian (OK’ 2018) who lost her life far too soon to gender-based violence. The vision of the event is to celebrate her life and to take the time to stop, pause and reflect on who Uyinene was and the legacy she has left behind.

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Changing lives, one person at a time…

The Kingswood Grand Prix returns to Kingswood! This past Friday, our Interact Club organised the second annual Kingswood Grand Prix. This fundraising initiative saw staff (yes—staff!) and some pupils piloting pupil-driven wheelbarrows in an effort to raise funds for the APD (Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities – Makana). The APD is a registered non-profit…

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Lord Hain urges South Africans to ‘rise up’ at annual Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture

At the annual Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture that took place earlier today, we had the honour of welcoming Lord Peter Hain as our 2023 guest speaker.
This lecture takes place each year to celebrate the life of Dr Neil Aggett and is held to honour his legacy. In a world where there are so many social injustices that take place every day, it is important that we continue to celebrate the life of Neil Aggett as he advocated for those who found themselves at the receiving end of social injustices.

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Celebrating ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’

On Friday our Kingswoodians celebrated “Random Acts of Kindness Day”, which is celebrated on the 17th of February. Despite the rainy weather, our pupils’ spirits were high as they went about bringing cheer, happiness, light and laughter to those around them in various ways.

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Our Music School is abuzz…

The beginning of the school year is usually a hive of activity as the pupils sign up or audition for an ensemble. Then it’s time for some workshopping. This provides the opportunity for the ensemble members to become acquainted with their teammates and to start work on the year’s repertoire in an intensive way – a few hours rather than a short rehearsal session.

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Spirituality Team Induction Service for 2023

This morning our Spirituality Team Members’ Induction Service took place in our Memorial Chapel. We are glad to finally induct and pray for those who serve in different ministries here at Kingswood.

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Learning from the best: Kingswood hosts U10 – U13 Water Polo Clinic

At the start of the 2023 year, Kingswood hosted our second annual pre-season Water Polo Clinic from 13 – 14 January 2023. Last year the clinic was open to a full age compliment of water polo players. This year, we decided to shift our focus to junior players, which meant that the clinic aimed at girls in the U10 – U13 age divisions.

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Kingswood Matric Class of 2022 Results Released

Kingswood College wishes to congratulate the Matric Class of 2022 on producing some wonderful results in their final examinations. The results produced by this year’s class reflect not only the dedication and perseverance of our pupils, but also the committed academic staff who helped make these results possible.

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2022 OK Club Tie Presentation Ceremony

The Old Kingswoodian Club welcomed the Class of 2022 as new members by presenting them with their OK ties and certificates. Guest speaker, Bekithemba Ngulube delivered the address, highlighting the importance of being an Old Kingswoodian.

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Honours for Rugby – Shingirai Manyarara

Shingirai Manyarara receives an Honours Award for Rugby. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Rugby – Tadiwa Chikutiro

Tadiwa Chikutiro receives an Honours Award for Rugby. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Rugby -Lethu Gwarube

Lethu Gwarube receives an Honours Award for Rugby. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Rugby – Stanley Muranganwa

Stanley Muranganwa receives an Honours Award for Rugby. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Term 2 Sports Awards Recipients

At our end of term Assembly yesterday afternoon we handed out our Sports Awards for the second term. Congratulations to all pupils who were awarded for their contributions to our winter sporting programme. Assemblies such as these give us the platform to acknowledge the efforts and passion that our pupils display in the sporting sphere.

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U13 Girls Winter Sports Tour

Our U13A Junior Netball and Hockey girls recently went on a sports tour to George where they would play against Holy Cross Primary and Glenwood School.

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Kingswood Celebrates Mandela Day

Our Kingswoodians have been very busy today with in various spaces around campus for Mandela Day. Our Kingswoodians have been very busy today with in various spaces around campus for Mandela Day.

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50 and 60 Year Reunions For 2022

We welcomed back a wonderful group of OKs, celebrating their combined 50- and 60-year reunions. The classes of 1960, 1961, 1962, 1970, 1971 and 1972 arrived back on campus on the 8th of July.

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60th Chapel Anniversary Service

The Kingswood Memorial Chapel was opened in 1962 with over 2,000 people present. On Sunday we celebrated this milestone with a special service in the Chapel. There were also a number of reunion groups in attendance – 1960-62 and 1970-72.

CULTURALMUSICNEWS

Kingswood Musician Excels at National Competition

One of our Kingswood Junior musicians, Victor took part in the Makhanda National Music Competition last week. There were five competitors in the preliminary rounds (mostly from Gqeberha). He proceeded to the semi-final round on Saturday morning, where he was chosen to perform in the final prestige concert on Saturday evening.

CULTURALNEWS

Little Shop of Horrors a Roaring Success

Our Senior School recently put on the production of the The Little Shop of Horrors to sold out audiences. We asked our HOD of Drama, Mrs Jess Wright to write a reflection on this experience after the Covid-19 pandemic had put an end to live theatre performances for over two years.

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Kingswood 1st XI Girls Hockey vs DSG

The Kingswood 1st team hockey girls had their annual derby against DSG on KDay this past weekend.
The atmosphere was electric with a massive crowd to support both teams. Before the match started, each school’s grade 8s performances their skit which started the match on a high.

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10, 20, 30 and 40-Year Reunions For 2022

On the 16th June 2022, we hosted a whopping nine reunions, in an effort to make up for time lost to the Covid-19 Pandemic. As a result, this was the largest reunion of Kingswoodians outside the Centenary and 125 Jubilee Celebrations!

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Kingswood 1st XI Boys vs St Andrew’s College

The atmosphere was set for a titanic battle last night. The Kingswood boys were ready for the battle and their focus set on one goal. The game started off with a bang as we put pressure on the St Andrew’s keeper with three goal-scoring opportunities.

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KDay Debating vs SAC & DSG

The Kingswood Debating Teams engaged in an epic K-Day Debate on Tuesday evening. We faced teams from both St Andrew’s and DSG, and held our own admirably.

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KDay Squash vs St Andrew’s & DSG

A good level of support for both schools made for quite a festive atmosphere at the St Andrew’s squash courts on Monday night. The evening saw the top 6 players from both schools kicked off with Tyenu Cannon facing off against SAC’s Ross Gordon. The number 6 match was a more tightly contested affair than the 3/0 score line would attest to with Cannon taking some time to get accustomed to the SAC players unorthodox style of play. After taking the 2nd game 17/15 the momentum definitively shifted in Kingswood’s favour.

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Dr Emmanuel Taban visits Kingswood College

This morning our Kingswood pupils were fortunate enough to attend a talk in our Kingswood College Memorial Chapel by Dr Emmanuel Taban. While the talk centred on his own life journey, the true power of Dr Taban’s talk was the fact that he told our pupils to not only be dreamers, but to be doers. The road to success is not an easy one. Many obstacles will inevitably come our way. It is how we choose to face those obstacles, which will predict our true success.

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Inspiring Future Scientists

One of the most unique things about Kingswood College is the fact that we have a Pre-Primary, Junior and Senior School. Yesterday our Junior pupils came over to the “BIG” school to be shown a thing or two about being a scientist by our Senior Pupils.

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Kingswood Girls 1st XI hold steady against DSG

Last night the 1st XI hockey girls played a match against DSG. The girls went into the game with a positive mindset and determination to play their best. The first few minutes were played with vigour, getting into the opposing D a number of times.

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Grade 7 Entrepreneurs give back

Grade 7 Entrepreneurs decided to give back at the Moonlit Market held recently. The Grade 7s had the opportunity to become small business owners for the evening: producing and selling their products.

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Kingswood 1st XV square off against St Andrew’s College

Kingswood College hosted St Andrew’s College in an enthralling encounter on Saturday. This tense derby was played out in tough greasy conditions ensuring that the score would remain close throughout. Kingswood College opened the score to take a 7-0 lead late into the first half after both teams kicked often in the wet.

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Friday Night Lights! KC vs 1ST XI vs SAC 1st XI

On Friday night, the 1st XI hockey boys played a match against St Andrew’s College under our City Lords Lights.

With the Moonlit Market on the go and campus abuzz with supporters and cheering from the sidelines: the scene was set.

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Hockey Teams Aiming High…

Both of our 1st XI Hockey teams got to travel to East London this past weekend to take part in Tony Godding Festival and the Greg Beling Festival (boys and girls respectively).

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Kowie Dash Five-ers

At assembly yesterday on the 20th anniversary of reinstituton of the hike since 2005, an award was made to Kingswood pupil, Kirstin Armstrong who is it is the first Kingswood pupil to complete five hikes. One of our teachers, Mrs Serfontein has also completed her 5th Kowie Dash.

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Kingswood 1st XV win against Queen’s College

Kingswood College 1st XV started the match with fantastic intent on Saturday on their first visit to the Queens College 22m area. A solid line out drive followed by a backline launch saw outside center Tadiwa Chikutiro score underneath the posts to take a 7-0 lead.

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2022 Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture

On Tuesday afternoon, 15 March 2022, the annual Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture was delivered at Kingswood College. The lecture takes place each year to celebrate the life of Dr Neil Aggett and is held to honour his legacy. This year we are lucky enough to have our speaker join us at Kingswood College again to deliver their speech in person. Our speaker for 2022 was Zapiro, well-know political satirist.

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1st Boys & Girls Tennis win tournament

Kingswood celebrates their 1st Boys and 1st Girls Tennis players for an undefeated run, and a well-deserved WIN!

The Selborne/Clarendon Singles and Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament took place in East London from Friday, 4th March to Saturday, 5th March. It is a gruelling competition where the top 6 1st team boys and girls have to play singles and mixed doubles against their opponents – this totals 18 matches per round!

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Ash Wednesday 2022

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. It is a 40 day period before Easter where we are invited to examine our hearts and draw closer to God. Traditionally, people fast, pray and give.

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Launch of Cricket Development Initiative

In a move designed to bring the sport of cricket to as many young learners as possible, an exciting initiative was launched at Kingswood College on Wednesday afternoon. e to many talented young people, especially in the sports arena, but very often this talent cannot be identified, nurtured or taken further, due to a lack of infrastructure and facilities. The Young Warriors Cricket Development Programme is a pilot project and takes the form of a partnership between three local primary schools (George Dickerson, St Mary’s and Grahamstown Primary), Kingswood College, the Rhodes University HKE (Human Kinetics & Ergonomics) Department and the Rhodes Community Engagement Office (RUCE), as well as the Gary Kirsten Foundation.

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Kingswood partners with FMS Schools

Kingswood College is joining the movement… Kingswood College has partnered with Functional Movement Systems (FMS Schools) a UK based global education company to introduce a new functional movement program to the Kingswood College Junior School curriculum. The technology acquired from FMS by Kingswood College, will enable our Physical Education department to screen for movement efficiency…

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Kingswood Tennis players fair well at Tournament

A number of our tennis players traveled to Merrifield in East London this past weekend to take part in their Tournament. Boys Team: Luke KellyAron ErasmusStephen AylesburyMatt Gadd Boys’ section: St Andrew’s College, Grey High School, Selborne College, Pearson High School, Kingswood College, Grens Hoërskool, Merrifield College and Marlow. Girls’ section: Pearson High School, Kingswood…

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Induction of new College Head – Mr Leon Grové

With the welcome rains and our return to the College campus, we look forward to an exciting and busy first term. It is such a great honour for me to head up such an important and historical institution and I would like to thank all our Kingswoodian families that have been so welcoming over the past few weeks. Makhanda is already beginning to feel like home. I look forward to the year and am cognizant of the challenges that I may face, however I look forward to serving the Kingswood community for many years to come.

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Welcome to 2022 – Mr Leon Grové

With the welcome rains and our return to the College campus, we look forward to an exciting and busy first term. It is such a great honour for me to head up such an important and historical institution and I would like to thank all our Kingswoodian families that have been so welcoming over the past few weeks. Makhanda is already beginning to feel like home. I look forward to the year and am cognizant of the challenges that I may face, however I look forward to serving the Kingswood community for many years to come.

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Water Polo off to a splashing start

Our Kingswood Girls & Boys Water Polo players had a great start to the water polo season this past weekend playing in their first “official” school fixtures for the term.

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Kingswood Matric Class of 2021 Results Released

The covid-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for the country and indeed the world, and the Kingswood College Matric class of 2020 must be congratulated on navigating this unchartered territory during their final academic year. Our class of 2020, gathered a total of 95 distinctions amongst themselves.

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Spirituality Team Induction Service

On Sunday evening we inducted held our Spirituality Team Members’ Induction Service in the Memorial Chapel. we were glad to finally induct and pray for those who serve in different ministries here at Kingswood.

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New Pupils Day 2022 – a new chapter begins

And just like that, a new chapter begins for our new Kingswoodians. We are so grateful that the Covid-19 pandemic has still allowed us to celebrate and mark this momentous occasion in the lives of the families who have joined our school.

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Kingswood College hosts 3 Day Water Polo Clinic

Along with the Cricket Clinic currently taking place at Kingswood, we are also hosting a three-day Water Polo Training Clinic. The purpose of this clinic is to help develop the talent and skill-set of the players taking part. It also further provides the participants in the clinic with an opportunity to meet and learn from other players and, in the process help to extend their own skill-set.

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Heralding in the New Year

On this first day of 2022, we wish each and every Kingswoodian, past, and present as well as our wider Kingswoodian family, what we hope will be a happy, fulfilling New Year.

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Mr Temba Bungane attends U17 EU Nations Water Polo Tournament

Mr Temba Bungane, a teacher assistant at Kingswood College was named earlier this year as the Assistant Coach for the Men’s SA U17 National Water Polo Team. Temba, along with the U17 South African Boys Water Polo team traveled recently to the Czech Republic to compete in the U17 EU Nations Water Polo Tournament. The team went on to win gold at the tournament!

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Honours for Netball – Jessamy Pedro

Jessamy Pedro receives an Honours Award for Netball. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Squash – Luke Kelly

Luke Kelly receives an Honours Award for Squash. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Rugby – Matthew Pritchard

Matthew Pritchard receives an Honours Award for Rugby. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Remembrance Day Parade 2021

Sunday, 14 November 2021 was the annual district Remembrance Day Parade. Representatives from Kingswood College (Senior and Junior School) as well as the Old Kingswoodian Club laid wreaths in remembrance during the parade. Remembrance Day serves to commemorate all those who have died in conflict in the service of freedom.

LEADPAST EVENT

Short Course: Where to next?

“Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself”. Join Kingswood College Masambe Bridging Year pupils, Justin Friend and Emmanuel Mazhuhwa for their LEAD talk on Monday, 8 November at 19h00.

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Music Honours Citation: Anna Timmermans

The journey of an accomplished musician never ends. It requires discipline and dedication to regular practice, often involving endless repetition.  Anna has embraced her journey with seriousness and determination, displaying musical integrity and continually maintaining a high standard on three instruments…

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Short Course: Rejected for a purpose

Rejection is something we will all, at some point in our lives have had to come face to face with. While it is never easy, it is how we handle our rejection which will determine how we move forward.

This talk by Old Kingswoodian, Ms Belz Mabandla will look at how one should handle rejection. Ms Mabandla will use her own experiences and life’s journey to reflect on how being rejected from a position in her workplace, turned out to be the catalyst which brought about a whole new set of avenues and opportunities for her. Monday, 18 October 2021 at 19h00 on ZOOM.

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Ms Cornelia Retires From The Wyvern after 35 Years

One person who is almost synonymous with The Wyvern itself, is Ms Cornelia Sandi. 35 years ago, in 1986, Ms Sandi began her Kingswood journey when she was hired by Mr and Mrs Tommy and Kay Hartzenberg, who, at the time were the managers of The Wyvern. From the very beginning, Ms Sandi began to weave herself into the lives and fabric of the Kingswood family.

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Short Course: Discover Who You Are

“The keys to your success comes from YOURSELF” – Nick Ewing. Join Kingswood College Masambe Bridging Year pupil, Isabella de Bruyn for her LEAD talk on finding your passion and purpose. Monday, 4 October at 19h00.

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Dads & Daughters Weekend with Rev Tim

Our second Dads and Daughters Camp took place two weekends ago. The purpose of the Dads & Daughters Weekend has been specially designed to create space for Dads (or a significant father figure) to spend time with their daughter, strengthen relationships and learn new things.

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Short Course: Swinging the Lantern

“Leaders become great not because of their power but, because of their ability to empower others” – John Maxwell. Join us with our Kingswood College Head, Dr Colleen Vassiliou where she tackles the analogy of being able to “Swing your lantern”.
Monday, 20 September 2021 at 19h00 on ZOOM

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The Gift of Art: Lindi Lombard (OK 2007)

At Kingswood, we are so fortunate to be supported by a talented and highly-qualified community and this week, we were reminded of that.
Lindi Lombard, and award-winning local artist who matriculated in 2007 gifted Kingswood one of the paintings…

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How Sport Shaped the World with Dr Dean Allen

Sport is big business and an important part of modern society. This fully illustrated talk, by historian and best-selling author, Dr Dean Allen takes the audience on a fascinating journey through history from the Greek and Roman Empires to the creation of modern sport in the Victorian era to the multi-billion dollar industry that sport has become in today’s world.

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Grade 12 Maths Camp

Our campus has been slowly reawakened with the return of a number of pupils for our annual Grade 12 Maths Pupils. The camp took place from Sunday 22nd August until Tuesday 24nd August 2021.

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Women’s Month Pupil Video Series 2021

This year for Women’s Month we decided to have our current young Kingswoodian women share messages of encouragement, support and advice with their peers and the wider Kingswood community.

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Women’s Day 2021

As we celebrate Women’s Day today, a day which is dedicated to the upliftment and celebration of the achievements of women, may it also be a day where we continue to raise awareness against bias, and more importantly, where we reaffirm to ALL continue to find ways to take action to ensure equality for women EVERY SINGLE DAY.

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Parents Week 2021

Parents Week 2021: 6 – 12 October 2021 | Each year, Parents Week provides us with the space to pause, to reflect and to acknowledge the achievements of our pupils.

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Workshops with Pete & Kim Van Kets

Two inspiring workshops by inspirational speakers, Peter and Kim van Kets, on preparing to adapt and thrive in a dynamic world and taking on any challenge… Saturday 29 August, Wyvern Club, Kingswood College. Click here to find out how to book.

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Reflections on Online Learning – Mrs Carissa Wilson

We recently caught up with Mrs Carissa Wilson, our Deputy Head of the Junior School and the HOD of the Senior Primary Phase at Kingswood College. She reflected on her teaching philosophy and how the senior phase of the Junior School had tackled the online learning platform over the course of the second half of the term.

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City Lords Astroturf Resurface Begins

Most people don’t know, but to retain its integrity, a hockey asto needs to be resurfaced every 10 – 12 years. The City Lords Astroturf (officially opened in 2007) was already due, but Covid meant some delays to the process.

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Reflections on Online Learning

Over the last year and a half, the educational landscape has changed ten-fold. The Covid-19 pandemic forced most schools who were in a position to rethink and re-envision teaching via online platforms…

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[VIDEO] Junior Sundowner Concert June 2021

A number of our Junior School musicians played in the Sundowner Concert held on Thursday 3 June.
The programme feature music for brass (trumpet and euphonium), woodwind (flute, clarinet, saxophone), violin and piano. We heartily congratulate each and every pupil who played in this Sundowner Concert.

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Junior school pupils explore the Eastern Cape

While Makhanda may seem far from the lights of South Africa’s bigger cities, there are some rather amazing benefits from being where we are. Once again, the Eastern Cape delivered some amazing opportunities for both fun and learning for our junior pupils through their recent grade excursions.

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Community Engagement Report, Term 2, 2021

The second term kicked off with a workshop for all College staff, organised by myself, Cathy Gush (CE co-ordinator) and presented by a team from the Rhodes University Community Engagement Office (RUCE) led by Di Hornby…

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Kowie Dash 2021

The OK Club was donated timeshare at Umhlanga Cabanas and we’re offering it to you at cost price! Time to escape the city and wake up to the sight of the Indian ocean… Dates: Friday 13 – Friday 20 August 2021

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Grade 9 LEGO Mindstorms Robot Wars!

Our Grade 9s have just completed a short programming course using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set units as a reinforcement of the programming fundamentals, such as loops, conditions and variables.

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OK Pupils ‘Get Out and Run’ at Langley Park

This past weekend a number of our Kingswood pupils took part in the first of three Get Out and Run trails at Langley park.
Our pupils volunteered their Sunday to help marshal and assist in this community event which seeks to get our local community out into nature and more familiar with their surrounds.

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[Cancelled] Short Course: A little bit of care goes a long way

Leadership Institute Short Course: “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others” – Jack Welch. Join Dave Stevens (OK 1998) from Legitimate Leadership as he shares the secret to true leadership, in your own life and in the lives of those you lead.
Monday 14 June. Register to attend this virtual talk FREE!

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25th Anniversary of School House Fire

On a quiet winter’s night and in the darkness, a lone bell rang out. Getting louder and louder with each ring, the bell signalled that all was not well. The first subtle smell of smoke became stronger and more powerful with each whiff, as it drifted off across the valley and over our town. The flames, once small and simmering, become more angry with each passing minute. School House was, burning. On the 25th anniversary of the fire, we remember this night.

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Bridging Year pupils delve into their Enneagram

Our BYs (Bridging Year pupils) recently completed an introductory Enneagram course with our Chaplain, Rev Tim. Rev Tim has not only been working with the Enneagram for over a decade but is also an internationally certified Enneagram trainer and coach.

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Kingswood hosts annual Concert in the Dark

A challenge of our senses to raise awareness for those with no (or a limited) sense of sight. Nineteen musicians (including ten pupils) presented a programme for the Concert in the Dark on Friday evening, with most of them performing in more than one item.

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Summer Term 2021 Foundation Office Update

The Summer Term of 2021 is over and while Covid remains, it was heart-warming to see school-life increasingly return to normal as the term went on. For the Kingswood Foundation, big projects on the horizon covered in this newsletter include the urgent renewal of the astroturf, advertising opportunities around City Lords and the astro, the Exemplar Wall and the ‘stronger together’ campaign for the Legends Fund to name a few. Click here to read more.

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LEADing the way for Term 1

The Kingswood College Leadership Institute hit the ground running in Term 1 with three free online short courses. Teacher in charge Ms Carey de Coning gives us a summary of the courses if you missed them.

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2021 Christian Youth Camp

Last weekend over 90 pupils signed up for our annual Christian Youth Camp in Boknes (near Kenton). There were no tents or hikes but hot water and warm beds so we called it the ‘Christian Glamp’ (glamorous camping).

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Kingswood Concert Series Kicks Off with Combined Concert

The very first event of the new ‘Kingswood Concert Series’ initiative was held last Thursday evening at the Wyvern Club. The concept behind this is for musicians from Kingswood, St Andrew’s and DSG to get together to share their common interest – the love of music and of playing an instrument.

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Uyinene Mrwetyana Inaugural Commemorative Lecture

On Monday, 29 March 2021, Kingswood College hosted the inaugural Uyinene Mrwetyana Commemorative Lecture in partnership with the Uyinene Mrwetyana Foundation.

The vision for this annual event was that it should seek to remember and celebrate the life of Uyinene around the time of her birthday each year. A day to stop, pause and reflect on who Uyinene was and the legacy that she has left behind.

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Steve Gardner honoured at Port Alfred Golf Day

Steve Gardner retired from the Kingswood staff at the end of 2020 having served as Business Manager at Kingswood for 15 years from January 2006 till December 2020. His contribution to the school was immense and under his astute guidance many changes and new buildings popped up on the Kingswood campus. However, Steve’s passion for Kingswood was shared with his passion for golf, especially at his home club, The Royal Port Alfred Golf Club.

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Wanda Lwazi Madasa: Neil Aggett 2021 Award Winner Citation

The recipient of this year’s Neil Aggett Award is a young woman of great character, who has played many leadership roles in the College, and impressed all those who come into contact with her. Kingswood’s 2021 Head Girl: Wanda Lwazi Madasa. Below is her citation which was read out at the annual lecture.

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2021 Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture

On Thursday morning, 18 March 2021, the annual Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture was delivered at Kingswood College. The lecture takes place each year to celebrate the life of Dr Neil Aggett and is held to honour his legacy. This year we held a hybrid Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture with Dr Zweli Mkhize as this year’s speaker.

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Summer Sunset Concert on Lords

The Summer Sunset Concert on Lords on Saturday afternoon was by all accounts a great success! The participants, all 110 of them, enjoyed providing the music. The programme included the String Ensemble, First Band, Concert Band, Saxonettes and six Marimba Groups. It was all about giving everyone an opportunity to perform after such a long time.

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Renaming ceremony in honour of Reverend Dr Simon Gqubule

“…Renaming Burton Street after Rev Dr Simon Gqubule is not about trying to wipe away our past. It is about continuing our journey, into the future with the grace, vision, passion for education and zest for life that embodied the man that was Simon Gqubule. He is now part of our history, part of the fabric of our school, our country and our journey…” – Mr Warrick Strachan (Chairman of the Kingswood College Council)

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Kingswood honours the life of Reverend Dr Simon Gqubule

This weekend as part of our Foundation Weekend celebrations, Kingswood will pay homage to the life of Reverend Dr Simon Gqubule by renaming the street which runs through Kingswood College campus to Reverend Dr Simon Gqubule Avenue. This event will go down in our school’s history as a momentous occasion for all that were there to mark this event.

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Spirituality Team Induction Service

This morning we live-streamed our Spirituality Team Members’ Induction Service. COVID-19 has delayed this service but we were glad to finally induct and pray for those who serve in different ministries here at Kingswood.

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Kingswoodians gather under the oaks at the Mill Cricket Ground

Kingswoodians from the Midlands region headed to the Mill Cricket Ground on the farm Spring Grove near Bedford on Sunday 07 March to watch a cricket match and to simply enjoy each other’s company. Due to covid protocols the annual Bedford Dinner could not take place so branch Chairman Chris Hobson decided that an outdoor gathering would be just the right recipe and so it was…

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First Band Leaders For 2021 Elected

This band has grown and evolved over the years and is very involved in various concerts in and around the school. Erin and Emily were recently elected as the 2021 First Band Leaders and we look forward to seeing them take the band to new heights this year.

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2021 New Pupils Induction Ceremony

Last night our New Pupils Induction Ceremony took place in our Chapel. Due to covid-19 regulations we had to split the ceremony in two in order to accommodate numbers allowed in our Chapel. This event is symbolic of the beginning of these pupils new journey at Kingswood College.

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New Staff Induction Service 2021

On Sunday evening we were able to officially welcome and induct our new staff that have joined Kingswood College. This is always a momentous occasion for us and for our staff as they officially become part of the Kingswood family

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Kingswood College celebrates the Matric Class of 2020

The covid-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for the country and indeed the world, and the Kingswood College Matric class of 2020 must be congratulated on navigating this unchartered territory during their final academic year. Our class of 2020, gathered a total of 95 distinctions amongst themselves.

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Ash Wednesday 2021

Today is Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent. It is a 40 day period before Easter where we are invited to examine our hearts and draw closer to God. Traditionally, people fast, pray and give.

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Learn with Google and NASA

What does the future of education feel like and how might we design organisations for the next workforce? Welcome to O School. Online info session for Kingswood pupils on Thursday 25 February 2021 at 19h00

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Academic Awards for Term 1, 2021

Presented at the Academic Awards Assembly held on the 8th February 2021, these reflect the results from Term 3 in 2020. Congratulations to our Honours Award recipients: Colby, Anke, Daniel, Jenna-Rose and Anna!

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Getting to know the pupil leaders of 2021

Campus is slowly starting to come alive again as we start to gear up for the new academic year. We thought that it would be fitting that our Kingswood family should get to know our Head Pupils Leaders for 2021 a little better.

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Honours for Tennis- Jenna Wright

Jenna Wright gets Honours Awards for Tennis. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Athletics- Dwayne Pharo

Dwayne Pharo gets Honours Awards for Athletics. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Water Polo- Liam Lacey

Liam Lacey gets Honours Awards for Water Polo. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Honours for Basketball – Zolani Booi

Zolani Booi gets Honours Awards for Basketball. The prizes awarded at Awards Ceremonies that are held each term form part of the formal recognition of pupil achievement at Kingswood College.

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Third Term Strings Concert

There is something quite special about music – the fact that players of all ages and abilities can combine to perform. For today’s #MusicMonday we would like to share some photographs from our Strings Concert which took place on Thursday 5 November.

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[VIDEO] Last Call For The Chapel Photo Mosaic

The 125 Photo Mosaic will be made up of thousands of individuals who make up the Kingswood family, and will be displayed in a prominent place on campus. We are inviting anyone who loves Kingswood to donate R125 towards our vision and have their photo included in this historic photo.

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#Wellnesswednesday: How mindfulness can aid exam success

This week’s #WellnessWednesday message comes from Kingswood’s Learning Support Specialist Ms Ghida Bernard. For this week, with our Matrics well into their exams, and our other grades soon starting their exams, Ghida looks at how mindfulness can aid exam success.

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Eastern Cape Water Polo Summer Camp – Postponed

Calling all u12 – u16 girls and boys it’s time to take your water polo game to the next level through this one-of-a-kind summer camp, where you will be able to train and play under some of South Africa’s top national and provincial level coaches!

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College Head’s 2020 Prizegiving Speech

A few weeks ago, at our Senior School Prizegiving Ceremony, Dr Colleen Vassiliou gave a speech as Head of the College. This year has been a very different year not only for our school, but indeed our country and the world at large. The recurring message throughout her speech was looking at how we have all adapted to this very difficult year and that we are really and truly the “Hero’s of our own story”.

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2020 Subject Music Performance Class

Our second Subject Music Performance Class was held recently on the 29 October. It was another good concert with some excellent performances by our musicians on a varied range of instruments including violin, flute, clarinet, French horn, trumpet, drum kit, xylophone and piano.

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A proud day for the Wilmot family

40 years ago on Sports Day, Justin (OK 1980) and Michael Wilmot (OK 1983) were awarded 12 trophies between them, with their mother handing out the trophies on the day. Fast forward to this past weekend…

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#Wellnesswednesday: Who do you look to in the storm?

This week, our #WellnessWednesday slot comes from our Counselling Psychologist, Mrs Teresa Yell. In her piece this week she delves into what it means to be self-aware and how we can become more self-aware of our actions and their consequences.

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Senior School Sports Day 2020

On Saturday, after months of not being able to gather, support and cheer each other on, our Senior Pupils came together for our Annual Athletics Sports Day on Gane Field. An amazing FOUR records were broken on the day. What an achievement.

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#Wellnesswednesday: Pause for thought

This week, our #WellnessWednesday slot comes from our Counselling Psychologist, Mrs Teresa Yell. In her piece this week she delves into what it means to be self-aware and how we can become more self-aware of our actions and their consequences.

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Matric Valedictory Service 2020

This is always a special and significant occasion for our Matrics and perhaps even more so this year, as they stop, pause and reflect on not only their Matric year, but also their years at Kingswood College.

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The Prep Department Celebrate Grandparents Day [Video]

A special day in our Kingswood Junior Calendar each year is our Grandparents Day Celebration. This year, our event looks a little different to years before, but, in some respects this day will perhaps become even more accessible to those grandparents or special loved ones who have been unable to join us in the past for the occasion.

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Confirmation Service 2020

Our 2020 Confirmands made their declaration of faith in the Chapel in front of a small congregation of family and friends today…

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Junior School Sports Day 2020

On Thursday our athletes took centre stage at our annual Junior School Sports Day. There was great excitement among the boys and girls and the Kingswood “gees” was in full force.

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Grade 12 Leavers Dinner 2020

Last night our Grade 12s gathered in the High Performance Centre for their Leavers Dinner. One of the special moments of this celebration is that those who have decided to join the OK Club as Life Members were all wearing their Old Kingswoodian ties.

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Dr Fred Oosthuizen Gets Highest Old Kingswoodian Award

At the annual OK Tie Ceremony Held yesterday, Dr Fred Oosthuizen was awarded an Honorary Life Vice-Presidency of the OK Club. Since Kingswood’s founding in 1894, only 33 recipients have been given this award and in this particular case, the decision was a unanimous one…

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Best Speakers Competition 2020

Last night our annual Best Speakers Competition was held in the Memorial Chapel. This is a highlight on our calendar for many of our pupils. It is a unique platform where our pupils can express themselves.

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Junior and Senior Chapel Steward Induction

Today we inducted our new Junior and Senior Chapel Stewards. What do they do? They facilitate worship services (behind the mic, behind the scenes as well as before and after services) but it’s also so much more than that. The Senior Chapel Stewards are available to pray, listen, help. They serve, encourage, build up…

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2021 Concert Band Leaders Announced

Last week Thursday our annual Music Dinner was held at the Wyvern. AT the dinner, Neliswa Ntintili and Lathi Stamper were announced as the Band Leaders for 2021. Congratulations!

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#Wellnesswednesday: Let’s talk about social media

This week our #WellnessWednesday blog write-up comes from Dr Colleen Vassiliou our College Head. She talks about the effects that social media has on us. She was inspired to write this piece after watching the Netflix series The Social Dilemma.

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26 Years of Kingswood: Mrs. Elmarie Retief

Today we celebrate Mrs Elmarie Retief, the College Head’s PA, as part of our “Getting to Know our KC Family” Series. Over 26 years of service amounting to: 324 months. 1408 weeks. 236520 hours. 14,191,200 minutes. How does one measure a person’s contribution?

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#JerusalemaChallenge Video

Kingswood give the #JerusalemaChallenge a go… [VIDEO]. It’s not perfect, but it’s real. Its Kingswood. Nothing beats the heart and the soul of a Kingswoodian…

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Parents Week 2020

07 – 13 October 2020 | Each year, Parents Week provides us with the space to pause, to reflect and to acknowledge the achievements of our pupils. Find the the programme here.

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Interact Club 2021 Leadership Announced

At the annual Interact Dinner held last week the new leadership for Interact 2021 were inducted by Mrs Ros Parker, the President of the Grahamstown (Makhanda) Rotary Club. The President of the Kingswood College Interact Club for 2021 is Atang Gabaraane and the Vice-President is Wanda Madasa.

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#Wellnesswednesday: Exam time tips & tricks…

Our #WellnessWednesday blog this week comes from our learning support specialist Ms Ghida Bernard. Ghida provides us with a few exam tips and tricks to help during exam time. We also speak to some of our 2019 top achievers and ask what advice they can give to our 2020 matric pupils.

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#MusicMonday Tonara Music App Winners

[VIDEO] The quiet corridors Music School corridors are no more and the empty practise rooms and auditorium are slowly but surely coming back to life. The Kingswood Music School is officially open for business once more!

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Women’s Month Series #11 – Ms Lerato Mbombiya OK 1999

KC Women’s Month Series #10: As we end the series, we have the privilege of ending our series by profiling Ms Lerato Mbombiya (née Motale) who attended Kingswood College from 1991 to 1999.

Dr Lizle Oosthuizen is a doctor in reproductive medicine. After obtaining certificates in abdominal and gynaecological ultrasound, she returned to complete her specialist degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Cape Town in 2015. Her interest in Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology culminated in a Master’s degree focusing on the effects of lifestyle factors on male fertility, which won the prize for the best gynaecological research project in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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Women’s Month Series #10 – Dr Lizle Oosthuizen

KC Women’s Month Series #10: e interviewed Dr Lizle Oosthuizen for our penultimate KC Women’s Month Series this morning.

Dr Lizle Oosthuizen is a doctor in reproductive medicine. After obtaining certificates in abdominal and gynaecological ultrasound, she returned to complete her specialist degree in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Cape Town in 2015. Her interest in Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology culminated in a Master’s degree focusing on the effects of lifestyle factors on male fertility, which won the prize for the best gynaecological research project in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

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Women’s Month Series #9 – Ms Fundiswa Zote OK 1995

KC Women’s Month Series #9: Ms Fundiswa Zote is a formidable businesswoman who has worked in the Tourism and Travel industry as well as the Marketing space running her own consultancy business along with her late twin sister specialising in Event Management and Hospitality, Live Production, Public Relations and Corporate Social Investment Services. More recently she has taken over the 40-year old family-run business which operates in the Funeral and Financial services sphere. She serves as board member on a number of businesses and is currently a board member of NAFUICO (National Funeral Undertakers Investment Company) and she is also a current Kingswood College Council Member.

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Women’s Month Series #7 – Dr Alet van der Westhuysen OK 2008

KC Women’s Month Series #7: Dr Alet van der Westhuysen is currently undertaking post-doctoral research at Emory University in the United States where her main research focus is the development of novel nucleoside-based therapeutics for COVID-19. Considering the tremendous impact that this pandemic is having on a global scale, she is hopeful that she will be able to contribute to meaningful and potentially ground-breaking science.

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Women’s Month Series #6 – Ms Luntu Ntloko (OK 1993)

KC Women’s Month Series #6 Ms Luntu Ntloko (OK 1993). Luntu is a Sports Marketing Specialist with over 10 years of experience and an accomplished sportswoman.
She represented South Africa in Hockey at the highest level during the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, becoming the first black woman to play field hockey at this level for South Africa.

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#Wellnesswednesday: In pursuit of happiness…

Our #WellnessWednesday blog this week comes from our school psychologist Mrs Teresa Yell. Teresa looks at ways in which we can find elements of happiness in our daily lives. Although we are still in the midst of a pandemic, it is important that we never forget to pursue what makes us happy.

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Women’s Month Series – Ms Ashely Wood (OK 2002)

KC Women’s Month Series: “…as much as you can plan your life and have various checkpoints and tick boxes, life will inevitably take twists and turns that throw you off this path. So long as you keep the vision in sight, you can still always achieve those milestones but the journey may well be very different. You also find out a lot about who you are and who “your people” are during the toughest of these climbs.” – Ms Ashley Wood (OK 2002)

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Women’s Month Series – Ms Mphokolo Makara (OK 1999)

Our KC Women’s Month Series continues this week and we have the privilege today of profiling Ms Mphokolo Makara who matriculated from Kingswood College in 1999.

“…I am grateful that I come from a family of love that always supports even my wildest dreams, knowing that no matter what happens, there is someone out there who cares and will be there, should I stumble…” – Mphokolo Makara

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Women’s Month Series – Dr Sarah Kraus (OK 1999)

Women’s Month Series: “…The bigger your successes, the more likely you are to have big failures. Don’t be afraid of them, they’re important. You will probably learn more from your failures than your successes and they might actually enable you to become successful in a way you did not anticipate…” – Sarah Kraus ‘1999

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#Wellnesswednesday: Taking a tech break

This week’s #WellnessWednesday message comes from our learning support specialist, Ms Ghida Bernard. This week we look at why it may be important to take a break from our devices.

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[VIDEO] 58th Chapel Anniversary Service 2020

[VIDEO] For this week’s #ThrowbackThursday we look back the laying of the founding stone of our Kingswood College Chapel. This weekend would have been our Chapel Anniversary Service and we thought it would be fitting to look back at this historical moment in our Kingswood history.

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#Wellnesswednesday: Finding Hope

This week’s #WellnessWednesday message comes from our school psychologist Ms Teresa Yell. This week she looks at the concept of hope, and how to find hope in these difficult times.

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Nelson Mandela Day 2020

Our school, our country and indeed the entire world are facing one of the most devastating crises in human history. To despair would not be an unreasonable response. However, as we celebrate the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela today, the first president of a democratic South Africa, we would do well to consider his words quoted above, to guide our response to the present and perhaps future challenges we may face

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And they played on

South Africa has recently passed 100 days of lockdown and the end of the road is by no means visible. A new journey can be daunting and challenging, yet fun and rewarding. And so it had been for the members of the Music School, both teachers and pupils.

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#MusicMonday with Victor on the piano

Today for #MusicMonday we feature Victor, one of our youngest music pupils. He began piano lessons with Mrs Smith in May 2019, when he was in Grade 1. Here Victor is playing three pieces: “Giojoso” by Telemann, “Impertinence” by Handel and “Minuet in G” by Bach.

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A tribute: Mr Stephen Holder (1955 – 2020)

Today a memorial service for Mr Stephen Holder, former Director of Music will take place. Former pupils, Eugenie Brand and Emily Fryer put together this accompanying video clip to honour their teacher. The music played in the montage is a performance by Mr Stephen Holder and Ruru Makoni, who is also an Old Kingswoodian.

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Avoiding the trap of complacency

College psychologist, Mrs Teresa Yell has a message to share with us for #WELLNESSWEDNESDAY around the dilemma of complacency and some tips on not falling victim to it.

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Second Term In Review

Now, more than ever, we realise that online teaching can never fully replace face-to-face interactions and that classrooms, although the way they operate may change in the future, can never be replaced by full-time online teaching.

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K-Day 2020: Four schools, one goal

Striving towards a common goal of trying to see how far in the world we could get by logging km’s for running, cycling or walking, our four schools managed a total of 8300km with over 800 submissions by members from the four schools.

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K-Day 2020: Video Messages

K-DAY 2020 Is here! And here are some messages from the Kingswood community as we all, wherever we are in the world, celebrate the day and what it means to us.

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K-Day 2020: How will this K-Day be remembered?

The year in which the world stood still, driven apart by the covid-19 pandemic. The year in which the world started to realise what really matters. The year that saw our fours schools join together as one. And above all, the year that saw us working together towards a common goal.

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Insights: Boosting my resilience during a crisis

College psychologist, Mrs Teresa Yell has a message to share with us for #WELLNESSWEDNESDAY today on resilience. Whether it’s for yourself or your child, see the suggestions below on fostering resilience and grit.

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[Video] #Wellnesswednesday with Dr Vassiliou

We are just over two weeks into E-learning and our #wellnesswednesday clip is aimed at our pupils this week, but the analogy that is used in this video clip, could well be useful to our greater Kingswood community as well.

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[Video] Shaping character every day

Mrs Carissa Wilson, our Deputy Head in the Junior School shared a special message with our Junior pupils this morning and we would like to extend this message to our broader Kingswood community.

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A peak into our junior world of online learning

At Kingswood we believe that the core function of our junior school is to lay the foundations for learning and for life in general. Our smaller class sizes allow us to support our pupils on a one to one basis and provide us with the time to care and to get to know our pupils individually.

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Bringing sport home to Kingswood

All of our coaches are working hard at putting together content for their respective sport and are also collaborating with each other on various aspects of how to go about teaching and conveying skills to our pupils via an online platform.

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Time to welcome in the Winter Term

A very different term to what we have ever encountered before, but the possibilities and excitement of what lies ahead in terms of the digital learning sphere is running over.