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Sir Richard boosts morale

The combination of fit minds and bodies has seen pupils at Lavender Hill High School reach for the stars. This came after the school received gym equipment from international entrepreneur and Virgin Active founder Sir Richard Branson. Last week Branson visited the school to see the gym which his company sponsored a year ago. The initiative is linked to one of his initiatives, Future Crew, which aims to promote positive change byeducating teachers and coaches, engaging youths to become more active and employable, and to create future employment where the need is greatest. Former Springbok and now rugby commentator and

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LHSS Academic Programme

LHSS Academic Programme

LHSS ACADEMIC PROGRAMME Afternoon and holiday classes (autumn, winter, spring school) are in place · An Educator Support team – adopts interventionstrategies to help learners with learning barriers · Remedial software to assist learners with barriers · Well qualified educators who are committed to academic excellence and who are au fait with the latest educational developments · Relevant, modern curriculum (with learning areas such as CAT, Tourism, Consumer Studies, Civil Tech) which prepare the learners for the world of work · Beautiful well stocked library with 3300 books, catalogued, computerized

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Becoming Future Fit

Becoming Future Fit

Today saw the launch of an ambitious school based project aimed at empowering learners, and the community, to actively make positive changes in their lives. CalledFUTURE CREW the initiative is a collaboration between Virgin Active SA and the Department of Sport. With a pilot project in place at the Lavender Hill Senior Secondary School, FUTURE CREW aims at promoting a healthy, balanced lifestyle through the establishment of school gyms while developing life skills and discipline through mentorship and coaching. By engaging learners in sport and sharing knowledge, FUTURE CREW will also help create employment opportunities by identifying, harnessing and tapping

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Partners for Possibility

Partners for Possibility

A simple printed T-shirt is making a big difference at Lavender Hill High School. On Friday, 18 January, every new Grade 8 learner at the school received a T-shirt with the message ‘I am a 2017 LHHS matriculant’ printed on it. School Principal Faseeg Manie, says he hopes that the initiative, which started last year will improve the school’s retention rate and encourage younger learners who are just beginning high school to finish grade 12. “The initiative has proven to show signs of success with last year’s Grade 8 learners, the first group to have received the T-shirts. We had

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School campaign helps change lives

School campaign helps change lives
A school programme in an impoverished Cape Town suburb is helping to bring about positive change in individual pupils, their families and communities – and could be used as a model for sustainable development elsewhere in the country. The Youth Empowerment through School project, also known as the YES scheme, is a collaboration between the Wynberg Rotary Club in Cape Town's southern suburbs, and Lavender Hill Secondary School. The Lavender Hill community is like many others on the Cape Flats – an area coloured people were moved to during apartheid, so authorities could make space for more white families within theRead more
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