Entries by Jolande Swartz

Where are they now -former students making is proud.

I am Simbulele Nelani, I grew up in Alicedale. I completed both primary and high school at Hendrick Kanise Combined School. In 2017 I matriculated with a Bachelor Pass with distinctions in Tourism and Life Orientation.  In 2018 I was accepted to study at Rhodes University, Pursuing a Bachelor of arts degree majoring in Journalism, […]

Where are they now – former student Zinzi Bikani

This is my story: ZinZi Bikani (24 year old) born in Cape Town, my parents moved to Worcester when I was 1 or 2 years. I grew up in Worcester with my family. I did my primary school in Worcester and then I completed my High school in Alicedale at Hendrik Kanise Combined school. After […]

Beyond Adventures Group donation

Thank you so much to the Beyond Adventures Group who donated over 100 food parcels to our learners. We were so excited that we began to distribute the food together with their pupils without any delay. Little did we know just how much this act of random kindness would mean to the learners. When we […]

Broubart Group donation

Mr Mark Wood on behalf of Broubart Group has been generous enough to come to our rescue when we desperately needed help and donated quite a number of stationary and books. Thank you so very much to Mark Wood and Broubart for their willingness to always help the school whenever they can and always being […]

Ms & Mr Fresher

MS FRESHET AND MR FRESHER We last held a show for new comers in 2018, and I think we all agree if we say, this was well needed after a tough two years of battling COVID and not being able to do any event at the school except for education programs. The Ms Freshet and […]

Mr & Mrs Valentine Show 2022

On February 17th the school hosted Ms & Mrs Valentine’s Show in Town hall, the While Valentine’s Day origins suggest celebrating to remember St Valentine’s show is hosted every year on valentine’s day or on valentine’s week. The show is inspired by Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate romance and love and kissy-face reality. […]

Thanks Giving Service

THANKS GIVING SERVICE The thanks giving service has always been one of our many traditions that we have at the school and is held at the beginning of the year. This service is a way of saying thank you to our Lord, Jesus Christ for always being with us through the year until we start […]


RCL MANIFESTO & 2022 RCL MEMBERS The Representative Council of Learners (RCL) is a mandatory body, according to departmental requirements, and consists of ten learners. These learners have to be nominated formally for the position and deliver a manifesto speech to their grades, before being voted into their positions. The RCL forms a vital link […]

World Read Aloud Day

WORLD READ ALOUD DAY On the 3rd of February the school, together with the Library Assistants from the Alicedale Makana Library held a world read aloud session for the Grade3 Pupils. The session was held at the school and one of the Library assistants read a story to the Kids about a Turnip. Children really […]


On the 4th of February the school held their annual inter-House athletics day. Athletics is a fully inclusive sport which covers a collection of running and throwing events. Competition formats including traditional track and field events. Some of the winners proceeded and took part in the Makanda District Athletics event that was held on the […]