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Enjoy the great winter weather

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Winter has truly hit us with a vengeance and our

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mountains on the Cape are covered in snow and rain and shivering has pretty much overtaken us. Enjoy the wonderful winter weather and enjoy a mug (or two) of hot chocolate with us! Chad le Clos Our AWSUM Celebrity this month is our swimming superhero, Chad le Clos, who continues to rake in the medals and shatter world records. He has recently featured in Huisgenoot and on Top Billing!, showcasing his new Sea Point apartment, where he lives with his brother, Jordan. We asked him some questions about the future and his experiences as iconic global swimming superstar. Foodie-wise, we bring you some real winter comfort food, with lentil and bean dishes for long, cold winter nights in front of the fireplace. Enjoy! Fashion editor Pepe Sofianos shows you how to slay the winter woes with some upbeat bits ‘n pieces, with the latest styles for feet, hands and necks. Matric learners are in that stage of the year where they are starting to apply to tertiary institutions for study next year. Use our University application survival kit to lessen the stress of this process by being well-prepared for your applications. As usual, you will find all the latest movies, iTunes charts and games in the paper, and we also bring you informative articles on Education, Health and Finance in this jampacked online edition. Do not forget to check all the latest rankings for rugby and hockey. Early winter also means some much-needed home maintenance to ensure a trouble-free winter on that front. Use our handy checklist to LES HOUSE RU make sure you cover all those bases. Many of you might be travelling over the holidays, so we wish you safe travels and good times with family and friends.

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Q You have said before that Cape city. You now live Town was your favourite in Cape Town. Are you living the dream? A I am so happy to live in Cape Town. It is an unbelievabl change from Durban, e behind. I love seeing although it was hard to leave my family from my apartment the ocean and the majestic sunsets in Sea Point. I’ve to Cape Town been wanting to for a move things a bit. There long time, but the Olympics delayed are great training Stellenbosch is facilities around by far the best, here. but a little far, Sea Point pool so I swam in the until it became too cold.

South Africa’s most decorated Olympic medallist, Chad le Clos, recently smashed his own 100m butterfly record for the second time. This born-and-b red Durbanite also recently moved to Cape Town, where he is establishin g the Chad le Clos Swimming Academy.

Q You are establishing an elite swimming Riebeeck High academy School in Cape Town, in the slopes at Jan van Mountain. How did that come of Table about?

A I finally have the opportunity to create something always wanted. This will be a legacy that help youngsters for my family name I come through. and It would be so or 20 years’ time, amazing if in 10 someone would the Olympics’, say ‘Chad helped or ‘Chad helped me reach me reach a goal’. biggest inspiration This is my open in September in creating this academy. The academy will and although it be grown from grassroots levels, is an elite academy, it will giving opportunitie youngsters. s to our

Q What has happened for you since the you did not clinch last Olympics, gold again? when

A Well, I was obviously disappointed to Rio Olympics, but not win gold at champs have to years are more respond. The next the important than the past four years, four by no means easing and I am off. I now have which to bounce a back and win gold great platform from in Tokyo in 2020.

Q The 100m butterfly saw you tie for Phelps and László silver with Michael Cseh. You had a good laugh on – what was that the podium about? A The 100m fly silver and stand alongside was great – to be in a three-way an amazing feeling. Phelps and Cseh on the podium tie was When we stepped suggested we up to the podium, hold I delay, so we held hands for a picture, but there was hands for quite that Nicole (Phelps’ a while and I joked quite hence the laughing. wife) was going to start getting to Phelps jealous,

Q The usual question and Michael Phelps … what is the relationship between you like?

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A Well, he is my biggest idol. He was rather stunned his loss in the 200m but he took it like butterfly in the London Olympic after a man and was Games, in turn, pretty devastated after humble in defeat. I was, my loss after all leading to our the rematch at the Rio Games in 2016. hype London, he got me I got him in relationship where in Rio so we tied. But we have the kind there’s huge rivalry clashes, but whatever in the big buildups of happens before, to afterwards we happens before, shake hands. and

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Q How did Rio compare to London? What are you taking Tokyo?

Q What do you do in the moments just before the sounds and you gun have to dive into the pool? A My focus becomes razor sharp, starting prepare myself in tahe call room. for war. I

Q What do you eat on race day? A Nothing particular – usually some pasta and protein. depends on what It I feel like, so I might eat a bit of everything.

Q Tell us a bit about your family and friends. A My parents are Bert and Geraldine le Clos. I have siblings and we three are a very tight-knit family. My brother, Jordan, is living with me in my apartment in Sea very close. I have Point. We are a small circle of close friends. I poker with my love to play friends! My dad is actually a bigger am, after the London star than I Olympics where went ‘viral’, in his response to his own words! My team of close-knit my win and friends are family vital to my success. I truly could not done it without have them.

Q Of which celebrities are you a fan? A Sporting-wi se, Cristiano Ronaldo – I’m big fan of Celebrity-wise, his. Phoebe Tonkin of The Vampire Diaries.

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A My Personal Best is every moment I’m in the pool representing my country and I’ve been inspired by your own personal so many of best PB goals and achieving stories online. Keep setting your own these – it’s a great feeling every time.

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Got the winter woes? Pepe Sofianos shows you how to slay them with some upbeat bits ‘n pieces. So get fit, it’s up, up and away!

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I’M LOVING… Puffa vests --- those sleeveless zip-up jackets that are snuggly and stylish and make perfect layers for the big freeze. Go for one that has a hood for extra heat.

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Chris Pine of Star Trek Beyond fame is crush-worthy in his winter get-up of zipped puffa and scarf and all the rest.

Dying to know how Kim K gets that perfectly lit-up look with to-die-for cheekbones? It’s all about defining your features and adding light. Here’s your easy highlight and contour cheat sheet – check the foolproof map (above). Just swipe your highlighter stick (cream) on all the spots you want to accent and then use brown to sculpt and create those beautiful bones and a strobing stick above cheeks to light up. Blend, baby girl, blend, so that you get a seamless glow. And now you’ve got Kimmie’s trademark selfie sculpted face!

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Chad le Clos Olympic, World and Commonwealth Champion Swimmer

South Africa’s most decorated Olympic medallist, Chad le Clos, recently smashed his own 100m butterfly record for the second time. This born-and-bred Durbanite also recently moved to Cape Town, where he is establishing the Chad le Clos Swimming Academy.

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AWSUMCelebrity Interview Q You have said before that Cape Town was your favourite city. You now live in Cape Town. Are you living the dream?

Q How did Rio compare to London? What are you taking to Tokyo?

A I am so happy to live in Cape Town. It is an unbelievable change from Durban, although it was hard to leave my family behind. I love seeing the ocean and the majestic sunsets from my apartment in Sea Point. I’ve been wanting to move to Cape Town for a long time, but the Olympics delayed things a bit. There are great training facilities around here. Stellenbosch is by far the best, but a little far, so I swam in the Sea Point pool until it became too cold.

A I went into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games with a lot more pressure on myself than the 2012 London ones when I was a reasonably unknown swimmer on the international circuit. In 2016 the expectations were higher but in saying this – the competition and the challenge of very talented swimmers was far higher and made it even more exciting. Of course, I didn’t quite get the result I was looking for missing out on a medal in the 200m fly – but I’ve bounced back from this and already have my sights set on this event at the next Olympics in Tokyo!

Q You are establishing an elite swimming academy at Jan van Riebeeck High School in Cape Town, in the slopes of Table Mountain. How did that come about? A I finally have the opportunity to create something that I always wanted. This will be a legacy for my family name and help youngsters come through. It would be so amazing if in 10 or 20 years’ time, someone would say ‘Chad helped me reach the Olympics’, or ‘Chad helped me reach a goal’. This is my biggest inspiration in creating this academy. The academy will open in September and although it is an elite academy, it will be grown from grassroots levels, giving opportunities to our youngsters. Q What has happened for you since the last Olympics, when you did not clinch gold again? A Well, I was obviously disappointed to not win gold at the Rio Olympics, but champs have to respond. The next four years are more important than the past four years, and I am by no means easing off. I now have a great platform from which to bounce back and win gold in Tokyo in 2020. Q The 100m butterfly saw you tie for silver with Michael Phelps and László Cseh. You had a good laugh on the podium – what was that about? A The 100m fly silver was great – to be in a three-way tie and stand alongside Phelps and Cseh on the podium was an amazing feeling. When we stepped up to the podium, I suggested we hold hands for a picture, but there was quite delay, so we held hands for quite a while and I joked to Phelps that Nicole (Phelps’ wife) was going to start getting jealous, hence the laughing.

Q What do you do in the moments just before the gun sounds and you have to dive into the pool? A My focus becomes razor sharp, starting in tahe call room. I prepare myself for war. Q What do you eat on race day? A Nothing particular – usually some pasta and protein. It depends on what I feel like, so I might eat a bit of everything. Q Tell us a bit about your family and friends. A My parents are Bert and Geraldine le Clos. I have three siblings and we are a very tight-knit family. My brother, Jordan, is living with me in my apartment in Sea Point. We are very close. I have a small circle of close friends. I love to play poker with my friends! My dad is actually a bigger star than I am, after the London Olympics where his response to my win went ‘viral’, in his own words! My team of close-knit family and friends are vital to my success. I truly could not have done it without them. Q Of which celebrities are you a fan? A Sporting-wise, Cristiano Ronaldo – I’m big fan of his. Celebrity-wise, Phoebe Tonkin of The Vampire Diaries. Q What message do you have for our readers?

Q The usual question … what is the relationship between you and Michael Phelps like? A Well, he is my biggest idol. He was rather stunned after his loss in the 200m butterfly in the London Olympic Games, but he took it like a man and was humble in defeat. I was, in turn, pretty devastated after my loss after all the hype leading to our rematch at the Rio Games in 2016. I got him in London, he got me in Rio so we tied. But we have the kind of relationship where there’s huge rivalry in the big buildups to clashes, but whatever happens before, happens before, and afterwards we shake hands.

A My Personal Best is every moment I’m in the pool representing my country and I’ve been inspired by so many of your own personal best stories online. Keep setting your own PB goals and achieving these – it’s a great feeling every time.

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Beans, Beans More Beans!!

Two of my favourite comfort ingredients have to be beans and chorizo – green beans, red beans, butter beans, white beans, sugar beans, snake beans, soya beans, fava beans – any beans, just as long as they are beans. Beans are incredibly healthy and should be included in your diet, they make delicious patés, stews, soups and patties. Add chorizo and you have a match made in heaven. Beans are legumes. There are three stages of development in a bean’s life and the maturity of the bean is what determines how the bean is used.

The first stage is when the bean is young and immature and the whole bean is very young and tender and the whole bean can be eaten either raw or cooked – I love them both ways, especially when they are straight out of my garden. The next stage of the bean’s life is when it is a teenager – it is a little more mature and the pod is tough, but the bean inside can be removed from the pod, and just like peas, they can be cooked for a short period of time and eaten. The third and last stage is when the pod and beans have dried completely. The beans can

Let’s Cook!!

Three-Bean Chorizo Stew Serves: 6 Hands-on (prep) time: 30 minutes Total time: 1 hour

Mousse ingredients: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

1 large red pepper 1 tray of small tomatoes 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil of choice 2 onions, finely chopped 400g chorizo sausage (smoky or spicy), sliced 1 tsp smoked paprika 3 cloves of garlic ½ cup Milk Stout 1 x 400g tin or box of tomato purée 1 tin of chickpeas 1 tin cannellini or barlotti beans 1 tin butter beans salt & ground black pepper, to taste juice of a whole lemon ½ cup parsley, to garnish

Method: • Cut the red pepper in half, remove seeds and rub both the red pepper and whole baby tomatoes in oil. • Place red pepper and tomatoes in oven to grill, skin side up, till charred and skin has burst open.

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• Remove from oven and let cool before peeling off the skin of the red pepper and cut into strips. Leave the tomatoes as is. • Thinly cover a thick-bottomed pot with 2 tablespoons of oil. Sweat the onion till translucent, but not browned. • Cut the chorizo into bite-sized disks and add to the pot, fry until it begins to stick, then add Milk Stout, 1 tablespoon at a time into the pot to deglaze and continue till the onion is caramelised. • Add tomato purée and season with paprika, salt and black pepper to taste. • While it simmers, remove the red pepper and tomatoes from the oven and allow to cool. • Add the red pepper, then all three tins of beans (rinsed in a colander) to the pot. • Check the seasoning and adjust if necessary. • Allow to simmer for 30 minutes on medium heat, stirring to prevent sticking at the bottom. • Add the roasted baby tomatoes, squeeze in the juice of a whole lemon, and sprinkle with parsley just before serving.

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by Jenny Morris @jennymorrischef

be removed and stored for long periods of time and cooked when needed. I love dried beans and they are real comfort food for me whichever way I cook them. You can soak and cook them from scratch or you can use them from a can where all the hard work has already been done for you (no shame in that) and all the nutrition is still there. I know someone who like me enjoys beans and Chorizo: J’Something, who can cook like a dream, adds a splash of something fabulous to his recipe for Three-Bean Chorizo Stew. Let’s cook this together.


by Jenny Morris

I’m mental ... for a lentil !!!

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Let’s Cook!!

Smokey Lentil Cottage Pie Serves 6

INGREDIENTS • 2 large butternuts to roast • 2 large aubergines • 2 tbsp olive oil • 2 red onions, chopped • ½ cup Milk Stout • 1 tsp ground coriander • 2 tbsp tomato purée • 2 celery stalks, sliced • 1 bay leaf • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped • 2 carrots, cubed • 200g brown lentils • 350g mushrooms (of your

choice), cubed • 350ml mushroom stock (you can also use vegetable or beef) • ½ tsp ground cinnamon and some for sprinkling • 2 tbsp sesame seed oil (you can also use olive oil) • 1 tsp sea salt • 1 tsp ground black pepper. • ¼ cup honey and 100ml for butternut • butternut seeds, saved from the roasted butternut

Love them or hate them, these legumes are here to stay. They have been part of the human diet since aceramic Neolithic times, being one of the first crops domesticated in the Near East and archaeological evidence shows they were eaten 9 500 to 13 000 years ago. Lentil colours range from yellow to red-orange to green, brown and black. They also vary in size, and are sold in many forms, with or without the skins, whole or split. Now you get red and brown Beluga, said to resemble Beluga caviar. Then there is the brown/Spanish pardina and the French green Puy lentils, which I adore. These are just a few that are available. These babies have great nutritional properties like carbohydrates, sugar, dietary fibre, fat, protein, vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6, folate, vitamin C, iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and lots more – if that is not a good reason to eat them, then I don’t know. I am crazy about the earthy, nutty flavour of this tiny legume. Eating lentils can help to reduce blood cholesterol since they contains high levels of soluble fibre and they are low in fat, so this makes for one happy heart. There are so many ways that one can use them to cook with – they make wonderful salads and savoury dishes, they can be added to meat dishes, or just used as a vegetarian meal. I tried this Smokey Lentil Cottage Pie from J’Something and I liked it!!! METHOD • Pre-heat oven to 180 °C. • Roast the butternut until the skin is charred and the insides are soft. Allow to cool. • Char the aubergine on an open gas flame (or under the grill) to give it a distinct smoky flavour, turning regularly. • Remove aubergine from heat when done and allow to cool. Once the aubergine is cool, cut into cubes and sprinkle with salt. • Leave for 20 minutes allowing the salt to draw out the bitter liquid. In a colander, rinse off the salt and set aside. • In a large oiled pan add the bay leaf, coriander, garlic, onion, celery and carrots and fry for 5 minutes. • Add the cubed aubergine and mushrooms and slowly add the Milk Stout as you stir. • Add the tomato purée, stock, honey and lentils and season to taste.

• Simmer until lentils are cooked, but still have a bite. If you allow it to get too soft, it goes soupy. It takes about 30 minutes. • Meanwhile, remove the butternut seeds from the cooled butternut and sprinkle with cinnamon and honey and set aside. • Mash up the butternut and add sesame seed oil or olive oil. Add cinnamon and season to taste. • Spoon the lentils into a baking dish, leaving the excess liquid behind in the pot, if necessary. • Top the lentils with the mashed butternut and sprinkle with butternut seeds. • Place in the middle of the oven and bake for 30 minutes. • Finish off by grilling the top until lightly crispy and golden. © Jenny Morris All rights reserved 2017

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Winter’s first cold snap a reminder to do some home maintenance Chilly winter weather is well on its way, and it could be worth giving your home a little extra TLC now to help you save on any expensive repairs that might arise from harsh weather conditions. Home maintenance is a bit like getting your car serviced: it’s sometimes difficult to afford, but if you attend regularly to the little things, you can avoid big costs in future. Use these handy winter maintenance tips to keep your home in top shape and save you money in the long run.

The first cold snap of winter is a timely reminder that a little preventative winter maintenance could save you some money on expensive repairs. Your preparations may differ, depending on where you live in the country. Capetonians will need to prepare more for wind and rain, while elsewhere very cold conditions can quickly run up the electricity bill. While opinions vary about what comprises a good winter prep list, most experts agree that no matter whether you live in a summer or winter rainfall area, cold is the common seasonal denominator. Check for drafts under doors, around window frames and other openings. While these may circulate cool air around the house in summer, they’ll let cold in and heat out during winter. Fit strips under poorly sealed doors or make an under-doordraft stopper – one of those long material tubes filled with sand or something similar that you can use to keep out the cold. According to some sustainability websites, sealing external doors can reduce warm air leakage by 12%. Similarly check window seals and ensure panes are properly fitted. Replace the seals or putty if they aren’t. Fitting a geyser blanket will also help reduce your electricity costs, as will insulating your roof. If you’re reasonably competent at DIY you may want to research or tackle these tasks yourself. If not, it’ll probably pay to get some competitive quotes and get some expert help. Fireplaces are great for adding some ambiance and warmth to a cold room in winter, but before you light the first winter fire, check the chimney to make sure you don’t burn the house down. Soot and other residue from fires can build up and block the chimney or catch alight. Birds can build nests in chimneys that haven’t been used for a while, so check for obstructions and other issues. If you are unsure about whether your chimney is sooted up or how to remove blockages, finding a chimney

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sweep should be as easy as a Google search. Obvious outside maintenance – particularly if you live in a winter-rainfall area – is cleaning your gutters. Not only are clogged gutters ineffective, but the weight of soggy leaves could break the gutter completely, resulting in a costly repair bill. Remember gutters are there for a reason: they prevent expensive foundation damage by keeping water away from your house. While you have the ladder out, check the roof to see if any tiles are broken or missing or if there’s any other damage. Perhaps less obvious but as important is making sure that strong winds don’t blow trees or other structures onto the house or damage things such as satellite dishes. Cut down rotten or dead trees and cut or prune branches near television aerials or dishes. Be sensible about your abilities as a DIY lumberjack. If it’s a large tree or branch, get some expert help. You don’t want to be the person who fells the tree onto their own house or gets hurt or badly injured because you tried to save a few rand by doing it yourself. Smaller, practical steps you can take are covering garden or stoep furniture that you won’t be using during winter, to avoid having to refurbish or replace it the next summer. Not only can regular, common-sense maintenance save you money in the long run, but this and small improvements to your home can maintain or add to its value.


HOUSE RULES

A GUIDE TO MAINTAINING YOUR HOME METAL WINDOWS AND SLIDING DOORS

CHECKS REQUIRED As required

LOOK OUT FOR Check for doors and windows that stick and don’t run smoothly or open easily.

EXTERIOR PAINTWORK

TIME OF YEAR Any time of year

FIXES Aluminium windows and doors are relatively lowmaintenance. Keep the tracks clean by regularly wiping up or sweeping away any visible dirt, dust and sand.

NB Dempending on how close you are to the sea, homeowners should wash their windows and door frames every few months with soap and water to prevent a buildup of corrosive sea salt.

CHECKS REQUIRED Yearly

TIME OF YEAR Before the rainy season

CHIMNEY

CHECKS REQUIRED Once or twice yearly

CALL AN EXPERT The task requires a dry sweep with specialised brushes, as soot is poisonous and flammable.

ROOF

TIME OF YEAR Before winter

BE AWARE Chimney cleaning is probably more important than you realise, because a build-up of soot can cause a chimney fire.

NB A chimney service will also include a check of the waterproofing where the flue exits the roof, and the cowl, which can cause a back draft if it’s not working correctly.

TIME OF YEAR Before the rainy season

CHECKS REQUIRED Year

CALL AN EXPERT Unless you are exceptionally handy, roof repairs will probably require a roof specialist.

LOOK OUT FOR Inspect for cracked tiles and damaged metal and vinyl flashing around skylights and chimneys. Dark patches and peeling paint can indicate a water issue, which is important to solve if you want to avoid damp and mould.

WATERPROOFING

TIME OF YEAR

Yearly

Before the rainy season

Expansion and contraction causes the joints and seals of waterproofed areas to crack, so look out for fine cracks.

NB Mould build-up (especially on the shaded side of a roof) is a particular problem for slate roofs, as it can grow underneath the edgings of tiles, causing them to lift and allowing rainwater to penetrate.

GUTTERS

CHECKS REQUIRED

LOOK OUT FOR

NB How often you’ll need to repaint will depend on the climate where you live and the quality of paint used initially.

FIXES Cracks will need to be chipped out, filled, sealed and repaired.

LOOK OUT FOR Inspect for hairline cracks. Water can enter the cracks and start lifting the plaster or result in damp inside the house.

FIXES

NB

Homeowners should use a bitumen-based product to seal affected areas.

Drains on flat-roof balconies need to be checked once a month for blockages to ensure there isn’t a water build-up.

CHECKS REQUIRED

TIME OF YEAR

Twice yearly

Spring and autumn

LOOK OUT FOR

FIXES

REPLACEMENT

BE AWARE

Homeowners need to resolve blockages caused by a build- up of garden debris and dirt.

Use a hose to run water into the gutter to wash debris down the downpipe.

If you buy good quality gutters you should not have to replace them for up two decades.

Gutter metal is relatively soft, so beware of knocking the underside of gutters with ladders.

SOURCE: www.directaxis.co.za/topics-tips-tools/a-guide-to-home-maintenance

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It’s a fair question for parents to consider: Why should my child learn to master the skills of spelling and handwriting in a world governed by spell checkers and keyboards? Isn’t the mere notion of teaching these skills as archaic as attempting to master trigonometry without the use of a scientific calculator? Edublox reading, maths and learning clinic investigates the importance of handwriting and spelling in the learning process and shares some tips on how to identify problems that children may be experiencing.

The importance of spelling and handwriting in a digital age Over the last 30 years, we have witnessed many technological changes in the educational landscape. Certain skills, like spelling correctly and being able to write legibly by hand, however, still remain universally relevant. Although various spell checkers and autocorrect functions may serve as proofing tools in order to communicate clearer messages, it should not deter children from learning the skills in the first place. Pens and keyboards bring into play vastly different cognitive processes. Handwriting is a complex task that requires various skills – feeling the pen and paper, moving the writing implement, and directing movement by intent. Children take several years to master this precise motor exercise: you need to hold the scripting tool firmly while moving it in such a way as to leave a different mark for each letter. If children do not master these skills, their spelling is likely to suffer as a result. Handwriting errors can cause a word to look like another word, where slow, laboured writing of letters may cause a student to forget the word they are trying to write. The skill of spelling embraces many subskills, such as the ability to perceive the whole in its individual parts, auditory perception of letter sounds and auditory memory, and decoding skills. Together, spelling and handwriting are important foundational skills in the learning process. The problem with teaching spelling in a digital age is that good language and strong spelling skills have become optional in the way that we communicate on social media and through the various devices available to us. Search engines are also incredibly forgiving and simply suggests the correct spelling of search terms

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without even prompting the user to consider where they went wrong. Traditionally, spelling does not allow any room for ‘creative’ answers or ‘style’ – a word is either spelled correctly or it is misspelled. It’s important that parents encourage their children to learn to spell correctly and to use spelling applications and emoticons as secondary tools in the communication process. If parents notice that their children are struggling to spell despite an effort to do so without the help of digital tools, there might be underlying shortcomings that a reputable learning clinic can help to resolve. If the problems are caused by poor handwriting, which includes illegible or exceptionally slow writing, a child might be struggling with dysgraphia (a Greek term that encapsulates symptoms like trouble with pencil grip, mixing up cursive and print, and inconsistent spacing between words). Ironically, there are many online programmes that are wonderful tools in a reputable learning clinic’s toolkit when it comes to reading and consequently spelling. Parents should look out for programmes that aim to resolve learning and spelling problems and not simply enable the child to manage them better. Search for something that is visually engaging and fun to work with and one that tracks progress so that parents are aware of the child’s improvement. Proper spelling and neat handwriting have definitely not become outdated skills. Especially with the rise of the digital age, parents should pursue solutions if their children are struggling and to value these ‘manual’ skills – without it, we may see language take a back seat in years to come. Article by Susan du Plessis, Director of Educational Programmes at Edublox.


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University application survival kit Prepare for success while saving time & stress

With university application season now in full swing for Matrics who want to pursue further studies next year, stress levels in homes across the country are rising as a result of the demanding administrative requirements associated with the process. It can, however, be made significantly smoother and less onerous if learners take some time to put together an application survival kit before starting to complete their applications. When applying for a place at a higher education institution – whether online or in hard copy, and whether at a public university or a private institution – there are a number of things you will need and can get ready before you even look at the application forms. Learners should prepare hard copies and and electronic folder containing all the documents and information they are going to require, as well as keep a log to track applications and all the login credentials and passwords they will amass to application portals if they are applying to more than one institution. Learners need to make it easy for an institution to accept them by ensuring their applications are complete. Given limited spaces at universities and fierce competition for popular courses, it is of course imperative that learners keep their options open for next year, by applying to more than one institution and for more than one course. Putting all your eggs in one basket may mean that come 2018, you find that your marks just didn’t make the grade to ensure you get access into your first choice of course or institution, or that you just missed the cut for admission due to high demand for limited space. But while it is highly advised to have a Plan B, C and even D in place, this means that you need to keep quite a few balls in the air during the application stage. Your application survival kit will help you not to drop them. Once learners have prepared all their documents and information, they will be able to respond to application requirements in one sitting. Additionally, you need to ensure that scanned copies of documents are as small as possible to ensure they are not rejected due to an institution’s mail server settings, so do not save them as image files. Also ensure that the names of all documents tie back to you, by including your name, ID number and descriptor of the document in the file name. Most applications to reputable institutions will require the following: • A certified copy of your identity document. Ensure that in the scanned copy the document, the picture, certification stamp and writing are all very clear and easy to read. • A certified copy of your Grade 11 school results as well as your April or

Prelim Matric results. • Your NBT number or results or both. • A certified copy of the fee payer’s identity document as well as proof of banking details and residence. • A certified testimonial from a school or equivalent if you are applying for residence. • Application letters, forms and portfolios for those programmes that require them. • All your contact details – telephone numbers, residential and postal addresses, as well as a reliable mobile number and email address (consider using your parent or guardian’s details if you are not good at responding to texts and mails). • All the contact details of your next of kin, parents, guardians or sponsors – you will need telephone and residential, postal and email details. The application process can further be streamlined and made more manageable if learners also ensure that they: • Use easy-to-remember passwords and login details for online applications and keep records of all of them for each institution. • Keep a record of reference numbers sent to them. • Carefully track dates and requirements and keep to them, so that they don’t lose out on a place because they forgot, for instance, to pay the application fee. • Complete the forms in absolute and correct detail, because mistakes can lead to them losing out on a place if it looks like they were trying to mislead the institution. • Have all the information close at hand when filling in applications, so that they are not logged out while searching for something. • Use the correct codes for courses as provided, so that there is no misunderstanding of exactly what is being applied for. The higher education application process is a job in itself, and a matriculant’s first taste of the new responsibilities and challenges that will come after their school years. It is a great opportunity to start taking responsibility for and control of one’s future, and can be an empowering adventure if tackled correctly. And, of course, most importantly, learners should start the process right now and ensure they have left their options open, and definitely not leave things until later in the year or even next year, when their chances of acceptance into a programme or institution will be significantly diminished. Article by Dr Felicity Coughlan, Director of The Independent Institute of Education.

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Health & Wellbeing To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? Refusing to vaccinate children could fuel rise in antibioticresistant superbugs, experts warn. The recent spike in measles cases in Gauteng and the Western Cape is as a direct result of a growing movement of parents refusing to vaccinate against the illness. Even though measles is caused by a virus, not vaccinating children in general is a reckless habit which could fuel a rise in antibiotic-resistant superbugs, warn experts. Annemarie Blackmore, Pharma Dynamics’ Antimicrobials Portfolio Manager says vaccinating your child is paramount in the ongoing fight against antibiotic-resistant superbugs. “Antibiotic resistance is when an antibiotic has lost its ability to effectively control or kill bacterial growth and is exacerbated by the unnecessary and incorrect use of antibiotics. Vaccines have the potential to decrease disease, which can in turn reduce the need for antibiotic use,” remarks Blackmore. Many parents remain particularly sceptical of the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine, following a UK study that linked the vaccine to autism. It also sparked a wide debate on social media and raised a question around the safety of vaccines in general. Blackmore says the study has since been proven fraudulent by an investigation published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), but the damaging effects remain, and as a result, many parents are in two minds about whether to vaccinate their children. “Contrary to these mistaken beliefs, vaccines are and will continue to play a pivotal role, and even more so in the next two to three decades, in combating illnesses and anti-microbial resistance alike.” South Africa is still some way off in meeting its immunisation targets, which given the alarming rise in not only diseases such as measles, but superbugs in recent years, has now become a top priority. The total immunisation coverage in the country over the 2013/2014 period stood at 84.4% according to the district health barometer by the Health Systems Trust (an NPO with a focus on improving health systems in the country). The figure points to a drop in almost ten percentage points from the 94% coverage, which was recorded the year prior, indicating a significant decline in the overall administration of vaccines. According to Blackmore, there is a 30-year void in the discovery of new types of antibiotics, with no registered classes of antibiotics having been discovered since 1984, which reaffirms the importance of using what precious antibiotics we do have, responsibly. “Already AMR is estimated to kill more than 700 000 people globally per year. If not addressed, 10 million people are expected to die annually because of drug resistance by 2050. “Everyone can and should play their part by vaccinating themselves and their loved ones against the diseases outlined in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) expanded immunisation programme. To access this list, visit http://pharmadynamics.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/ VaccinatorsManualFinal.pdf,” urges Blackmore. Measles is one of the most infectious diseases in the world and could cause brain damage, pneumonia and/or blindness. Look out for a high fever and flu-like symptoms. Two to three days in, tiny white spots may appear inside the mouth, followed by a rash, which usually starts out as tiny flat red spots on the face, neck, trunk and extremities. If you suspect your child has the measles, visit a GP or nearest clinic to you immediately.

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DISCLAIMER This copy is provided independently by Pharma Dynamics and does not replace proper medical care and treatement by a medical professional.


Finance Top tips for raising financially smart kids

It’s seldom too early to start teaching children about money, but since most schools don’t formally teach young children financial principles, what are some of the lessons parents can share with their youngsters?

Type ‘teaching children about money’ into a search engine and most of the information you’ll find makes the point that it’s seldom too early to start. From a much earlier age than most parents think possible, children have the capacity to soak up financial lessons such as understanding the value of things, saving towards something rather than immediate gratification and that money must be earned. Games such as playing shop or even old-fashioned marbles, where the coloured glass balls are the currency, can teach children important financial lessons. Unfortunately, other than the informal market of the playground where marbles or Stikeez substitute for money, most schools don’t formally teach young children ‘money’ or financial principles – it’s largely left up to parents.

you give them some money every time they want something, they may struggle to grasp the value of money and the basics of budgeting later in life. Initially, pay children pocket money once a week. As they get older you can make this once a fortnight and later once a month. This will teach them to make it last.

What are the lessons you should be teaching your children?

Learn to save The accepted rule of thumb is that you should save 10% of what you earn. You can encourage younger children to put away some of their pocket money in a piggy bank each week. As they get older, open a bank account and suggest they try save some pocket money and also any additional income they may get, such as birthday money or income from part-time-jobs.

Do you need it? Something that you can do early on is to help children differentiate between wants and needs. Trapped in the supermarket aisle of death leading to the tills, we’ve all seen children, or worse, experienced our own children, whining because parents won’t give in to incessant demands for sweets. Rather than telling children you’re not buying them something ‘because we can’t afford it’, explain that you’re choosing not to spend your hard-earned money in that way. It’s even better if you can say why: ‘I’m saving some money so we can go to the movies together in the school holidays.’ Understand the value of money Games such as shop-shop, where children ‘buy’ differently priced items with loose change or even marbles are a good way of starting to teach young children the value of money. As they get a bit older you can take the lessons to the real world and ask them to help you do price comparisons between items in the supermarket. Explain why you make the choices you do. For example, it may seem more expensive to buy a larger bag of rice or potatoes, but it’s cheaper than buying two smaller bags. Using price-comparison apps such as pricecheck or visit www.pricecheck.co.za to get older children involved in checking where you can get an item at the best price. You control your pocket money There’s no hard-and-fast rule about when to start paying pocket money, but there seems to be a general consensus that about age six is a good time. Pocket money is an important step in teaching children financial responsibility. If

Money is earned Building on the lesson about understanding the value of money, children must be taught that pocket money is earned, not given. They can earn it for doing household chores such as making their bed, tidying their room or feeding a family pet. As they get older and receive more pocket money, so their responsibilities should increase.

Teach them money management Teach children to manage their money from the outset. If they want a toy, gadget or fashion accessory, explain how they will need to save for it, possibly sacrificing other treats. Help them keep a record of earnings and expenditure in a book or on a spreadsheet. When you pay pocket money look at the previous month and explain what they did well or how they might have better spent or saved their money. If they do want to buy a big-ticket item such as a bicycle or surfboard and you lend them the money, getting them to pay it back in instalments over a given period will teach them how to manage debt. Let them learn lessons Suggest or advise, but do not dictate how your children should spend their money. Don’t be disappointed when they make mistakes. The biggest lesson they’ll learn is when they splurge on something and later realise that it was a waste of money. When they do, don’t bail them out. Let them make their own plan to supplement their income by doing more chores or getting a part-time job. Teaching children about money and how to manage it are valuable life-lessons that they will be able to keep applying long after they’ve left home and have families of their own.

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HERBERT HURD PRIMARY SCHOOL (t) 041 364 1051 (e) hhurdps@global.co.za BE JUST - FEAR NOT

Marching against woman and child abuse

Caring hearts

Grade 5 pupils from Herbert Hurd showed support and solidarity with other pupils from around our city when they joined the march against women and child abuse, which took place at the Old Grey fields last month.

Our Herbert Hurd Family, once again, showed amazing love in action when it responded to a call to help communities in our country affected by the recent devastating fires. The appeal was sent out on Friday, and on Monday morning the school passages were crammed with bags of clothing, food and toiletries.

Speaking out These learners participated in the Grade 7 Orators Competition. Caitlin Burton was the winner.

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LAERSKOOL KABEGA (t) 041 360 2581 (e) kabegaps@mweb.co.za Kabega Sports Day

Rugby u/13s against Beaumont from Cape Town.

The Sports Day fun run got off to a flying start.

Netball girls at our Sports Day.

Soccer players at the Kabega Sports Day.

PE Spelling Bee Nadia Greyling is the Port Elizabeth District Spelling Bee winner.

World Environment Day Grade 2s water the grass with grey water on World Environment Day.

Our hearts go out to Knysna

Donations for Knysna fire victims.

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LORRAINE PRIMARY SCHOOL (t) 041 367 1115 (e) info@lorraineschool.co.za Derby chess weekend at Westering Primary School Lorraine's Junior Chess team played their first match at this derby and won 7-2. Our Senior Chess team drew. The right moves were made. Congratulations to all the teams.

MOREGROVE PRIMARY SCHOOL (t) 041 365 2101 (e) moregrove@telkomsa.net Grade 3s learning about insects Our Grade 3s were so excited to be learning about insects, that they made their own. Super cute, Grade 3s!

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WESTERING PRIMARY SCHOOL (t) 041 360 7818 (e) admin@westering.co.za Young artists Our budding young artists like to show off their skills.

Visit to art museum

Some of our Grade 2s visiting the art museum.

Art critics in the making.

Helping Hands Club

Fire station tour Our Pre-schoolers got a tour of the fire station.

Westering’s Helping Hands Club shared their love at the SPCA.

Proud of Mr Geyer! Westering welcomes back our very own hero – well done to Mr Geyer, who ran 700 km in 10 days! We are so proud of you!

Yes, you read it correctly! Mr Geyer ran over 700 km in 10 days!

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LAERSKOOL MOUNT PLEASANT (t) 041 367 2973 (e) skoolhoof@mountie.co.za Grade 3s had fun with our planets The Grade 3s had loads of fun doing research on the planets, as can be seen by the models and posters they produced with a little help from the parents.

Graad 4’s leer van karaktereienskap ‘respek’ Laerskool Mount Pleasant fokus hierdie kwartaal op die karaktereienskap ‘respek’. Die Graad 4’s toon een van hul klasprojekte wat hulle gereeld aan hierdie mooi eienskap moet herinner.

Jeugdagprojek Mount Pleasant Jeugdagprojek. Die leerders bring warm kledingstukke vir die Baadjie-vir-‘n-Maatjie-projek. Hierdie donasies sal dan aan die ACVV geskenk word. Ons hoop dat baie maatjies hierdie winter ‘n bietjie warmer gehou kan word.

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The Buddy Wrap Project will become a yearly project on the Mountie calendar and we are hoping to grow and extend this in the future. Mounties are learning that it does not demand a huge effort to make a difference in someone else’s life.


SUMMERWOOD PRIMARY SCHOOL (t) 012 345 6787 (e) info@summerwoodpe.co.za Mini Maestro Music Competition On Saturday, 27 May Summerwood Primary School learners took part in the annual Mini Maestro Music competition, held at Charlo. This competition caters for participants who range from music beginner level to Grade 1 music level. Summerwood received special awards in the following categories: • Eli Pritchard (piano) • Stephanie Deyzel (violin) • Tanna Cuff (piano) • Annemi de Villiers (saxophone) • Xavier Brand (euphonium) • Yanelisile Jokazi (piano) • Tristan Marais (piano) • Megan Hough (piano) • Lüdgen le Roux (violin) • Ernst van Niekerk (saxophone) • Xavier Binsbergen (classical guitar) Medal winners: • Layla Cuff (clarinet) • Ludgen le Roux (piano) Well done to all the Summerwood Music Maestros! You did us proud!

Medal Winners Layla Cuff and Lüdgen le Roux.

Special Award Winners FRONT: Xavier Binsbergen, Lüdgen le Roux, Eli Pritchard, Tanna Cuff, Tristan Marais. BACK: Stephanie Deyzel, Yanelisile Jokazi, Ernst van Niekerk, Annemi de Villiers, Megan Hough.

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LAERSKOOL VERKENNER (t) 041 360 1200 (e) grikib@telkomsa.net Trots op ons rugbyseuns! Zander Minnie is gekies vir die 0/13 Cravenweek-rugbyspan en Coeta Coetzee, Corné Scheeprs en Zak van Rooyen is vir die PE City-rugbyspan gekies.

Zander Minnie, Coeta Coetzee, Corné Scheeprs en Zak van Rooyen saam met hulle trotse afrigter, mnr. du Toit.

HOËRSKOOL ANDREW RABIE (t) 041-374 5604 (e) admin@andrewrabie.co.za Matriekleerlinge bederf Die ATKV-Rabieratels jeugtak het die matriekleerlinge op Woensdag, 14 Junie met ‘n pakkie bederf, voordat hulle Afrikaans Huistaal geskryf het.

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COLLEGIATE GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL (t) 041 373 7705 (e) collegia@cghs.co.za Women’s water polo

Talented young musicians

Grade 12 learner Meghan Maartens, who despite still being U17, has been selected to represent the South African U20 Women's Water Polo team in Greece during September 2017.

Clarinettist Naomi Boswell (17) and tenor saxophonist Shannon Hubbard (17), both pupils of Grant Snyman (National’s Alumni and current woodwind teacher at Collegiate), are two of the talented young musicians who have been selected to participate in this year’s Wind Band course and performance to be held in Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown this July.

Supporting Tekkie Day

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HOËRSKOOL DF MALHERBE (t) 041 581 3145 (e) dfm@telkomsa.net

Academy Week player Congratulations to Storm Noack who was chosen as part of the EP U/18 Academy Week team that will participate at the Southern Coastal Tournament in Oudtshoorn this coming weekend. They will play WP and Boland on two consecutive days. Congratulations, Storm – we are sure that you will make DF proud!

Dance Stars Carli Muller, Carissa Pottas en Monique Bester van Hoërskool DF Malherbe was deur ‘n Suid-Afrikaanse en internasionale paneel gekies om deel te neem aan die Dance Star Wêreld Meesterskompetisie in Porec, Kroasië as lede van die SA-span. Die PE-deelnemers was ook lede van die Defying Gravity Dansskool in Port Elizabeth.

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HOËRSKOOL FRAMESBY (t) 041 360 1257 (e) bemarking@framesby.co.za Framesby o.14A-netbal oppad na SA’s Framesby se o.14A-netbalspan is gekroon as die OosKaap Kampioene vir 2017 nadat hulle skole soos Collegiate, Pearson, Brandwag, Nico Malan en Hudson Park gewen het. Die spannetjie gaan die Oos-Kaap by die SA Skole in Boksburg op 5 Augustus verteenwoordig. VOOR: Simoné du Randt, Charlize Els, Hanniska van Vuuren, me. Liana Smit (afrigter). AGTER: Monique van Rooyen, Nieke Vlok, Deneshia Chambers, Shanell Greyling, Tiana van Rensburg.

Framesby vs Brandwag Uitslae Netbal 18A 18B 18C 16A 16B 16C

verloor 27 – 31 verloor 16 – 18 wen 27 – 8 verloor 18 – 25 wen 19 – 17 wen 30 – 13

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wen 20 – 13 wen 34 – 23 verloor 13 – 18 wen 16 – 11 wen 10 – 7

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wen 40 – 3 wen 67 – 0 verloor 17 – 19 wen 36 – 12

Uitslae Rugby 1stes 2des 3des 16A 16B

wen 19 - 15 wen 28 – 3 verloor 10 – 24 wen 7 – 5 wen 33 – 7

Die 0.14A-span is gekroon as die Oos-Kaap-kampioene na oortuigende oorwinnings oor Nico Malan en Hudson Park. Hulle gaan in Augustus die Oos-Kaap verteenwoordig by die SA Skoletoernooi.

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GREY HIGH SCHOOL (t) 041 374 3300 (e) info@greyhighschool.com Robert Selley Memorial Concert

U19 Men’s Squash Grey’s Murray Schepers has been selected to be part of the South African U19 men’s Squash team. He and Keanu Langford of Muir College make up the 2 Eastern Cape boys, who will make up a national team of 6. They will tour New Zealand from July 15 to 29, and compete against U19 players from around the world.

PHOTOS Cath Wilson Photography

Grey High School’s Music Department had its annual Robert Selley Memorial Concert at the Feather Market Centre.

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THEODOR HERZL SCHOOL (t) 041 581 4244 (e) marketing@theodorherzl.co.za Fathers Day fun The Pre-Primary School pupils had fun with their Dads on campus for Fathers Day. They built catapults, bridges and even made burgers for supper!

Shavuot Festival Shavuot is a Jewish festival that commemorates the Giving of the Torah. Sharing with the less fortunate is an integral part of every Jewish celebration. Our schools collected fruit, vegetables and tinned food during this time. The Pre-Primary School

donated their food to ACVV, who distributes to various Childrens Homes in Port Elizabeth, while the Primary School decided on the Jewish Benevolent Society and Khaya Chesire.

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Showing: From 23 June 2017 Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Jerrod Carmichael, Isabela Moner, Josh Duhamel, Anthony Hopkins, Laura Haddock, Santiago Cabrera, Liam Garrigan, Stanley Tucci Director: Michael Bay Summary: ‘The Last Knight’ shatters the core myths of the Transformers franchise, and redefines what it means to be a hero. Humans and Transformers are at war, Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth. Saving our world falls upon the shoulders of an unlikely alliance: Cade Yeager (Mark Wahlberg); Bumblebee; an English Lord (Sir Anthony Hopkins); and an Oxford Professor (Laura Haddock). There comes a moment in everyone’s life when we are called upon to make a difference. In ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’, the hunted will become heroes. Heroes will become villains. Only one world will survive: theirs or ours. Genre(s): Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure Rating: TBA

GAMES ESES REAL DIRT Release Date: 09 June 2017 Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One Dirt 4 is a racing video game focused on rallying. Players compete in timed stage events on tarmac and off-road terrain in varying weather conditions. Rally stages span five locations: Fitzroy in Australia, Tarragona in Spain, Michigan in the United States, Värmland in Sweden and Powys in Wales. The game will not feature World Rally Cars or any elements associated with the World Rally Championship


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Bad Liar Artist: Selena Gomez

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Something Just Like Artist: The Chainsmokers

#4

Slow Hands Artist: Niall Horan

#9

That’s What I Like Artist: Bruno Mars

#5

Body Like A Back Road Artist: Sam Hunt

#10 There’s Nothing Artist: Shawn Mendes

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DESPICABLE ME 3 30 JUNE 2017

ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENICE 30 JUNE 2017 SPIDER-MAN HOMECOMING 7 JULY 2017

CHURCHILL 7 JULY 2017

NUL IS NIE NIKS NIE 7 JULY 2017

JAGGA JASOOS 14 JULY 2017

THE RED TURTLE 14 JULY 2017

THE CIRCLE 14 JULY 2017


TEAM +/- PTS PAARL BOYS HIGH 0 103,15 HELPMEKAAR 1 100,71 MONNAS -1 100,48 GREY COLLEGE 0 99,09 PAARL GIM 0 99,01 PAUL ROOS GYM 0 98,77 BOLAND LANDBOU 0 97,08 GLENWOOD 0 96,99 SACS 0 96,30 AFFIES 0 96,23 WATERKLOOF 0 95,39 GARSFONTEIN 0 95,35 KES 0 95,16 ST ANDREWS COLLEGE 0 94,54 GREY HIGH SCHOOL 0 94,11 OAKDALE 1 93,37 DALE COLLEGE -1 93,36 HILTON COLLEGE 4 93,31 STELLENBERG -1 93,14 SELBORNE COLLEGE -1 93,06 OUTENIQUA -1 92,89 NELSPRUIT -1 92,88 DROSTDY HTS 0 92,70 EG JANSEN 0 92,24 KEARSNEY COLLEGE 3 92,16 FRAMESBY -1 92,14 RONDEBOSCH -1 91,79 BISHOPS -1 91,77 DHS 1 90,86 MENLOPARK 1 90,51 MARITZBURG COLLEGE -2 90,06 WESTVILLE 0 89,61 PRETORIA BOYS HIGH 0 89,05 TRANSVALIA 0 88,70 BRACKENFELL 0 88,53 MARLOW 0 87,75 DIAMANTVELD 0 87,69 ST JOHNS COLLEGE 0 87,68 NOORD KAAP 0 87,60 ELDORAIGNE 0 87,41 ST STITHIANS 0 87,28 WELKOM GIM 1 86,58 BEN VORSTER 1 86,53 PARKTOWN 1 86,34 WYNBERG 1 86,15 MIDDELBURG HTS 1 86,03 MICHAELHOUSE -5 86,01 JEPPE 0 85,15 KEMPTON PARK 1 84,93 HUDSON PARK -1 84,57 ST ALBANS -7 85,69 FLORIDA -2 84,73 VEREENIGING GIM 0 83,81 QUEENS COLLEGE 4 85,65 BELLVILLE 4 82,89 KINGSWOOD 2 83,21 OOS MOOT -1 82,89 HERMANUS -1 82,88 ST CHARLES COLLEGE 5 82,60 WITTEBERG SWD -1 82,50

SOURCE: www.ruggas.co.za

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U16 RANKINGS 13 JUNE 2017 RANK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60

TEAM

PLAYED

AVG PTS

PAUL ROOS GYM 9 7.667 GREY COLLEGE 11 7.464 DURBANVILLE 13 6.692 ST JOHNS COLLEGE 14 6.586 SELBORNE COLLEGE 12 5.783 HELPMEKAAR 9 5.367 STELLENBERG 14 5.350 MENLOPARK 14 5.279 MONTANA PTA 11 4.945 PAARL BOYS HIGH 9 4.878 JEPPE 13 4.862 BOLAND LANDBOU 11 4.800 ST ANDREWS COLLEGE 11 4.745 OOS MOOT 13 4.669 VOORTREKKER BETH 10 4.620 PAARL GIM 13 4.531 GREY HIGH SCHOOL 10 4.520 MONUMENT 13 4.423 KINGSWOOD COLLEGE 11 4.336 GLENWOOD 9 4.244 TRANSVALIA 8 4.225 OAKDALE 11 4.109 AFFIES 13 4.069 DALE COLLEGE 11 3.891 WELKOM GYM 8 3.875 HILTON COLLEGE 12 3.825 NORTHWOOD 10 3.820 KLERKSDORP 9 3.756 HTS DROSTDY 12 3.750 PIET POTGIETER 10 3.730 PRETORIA BOYS HIGH 13 3.685 FRAMESBY 9 3.678 MARITZBURG COLLEGE 11 3.382 RONDEBOSCH 11 3.373 PIETERSBURG 6 3.350 KES 14 3.314 NICO MALAN 10 3.270 DIE BRANDWAG 5 3.260 LIGBRON 13 3.223 ST CHARLES COLLEGE 12 3.150 WATERKLOOF 11 3.009 OUTENIQUA 11 3.009 WESVALIA 10 2.830 WESTVILLE 12 2.800 LYDENBURG 10 2.700 JEUGLAND 14 2.579 WYNBERG 5 2.520 RANDBURG 5 2.460 HOPEFIELD 7 2.457 PIONIER 8 2.388 ST STITHIANS 6 2.350 BIRCHLEIGH 9 2.333 SECUNDA 8 2.288 WITTEBERG 7 2.257 FOURWAYS 12 2.125 ST DAVIDS 15 2.120 PARKTOWN 8 2.000 HUDSON PARK 11 1.909 PAREL VALLEI 6 1.683 KEMPTON PARK 12 1.658

SOURCE: www.saschoolsports.co.za

FIRST XV RANKINGS 18 JUNE 2017


U15 RANKINGS 16 JUNE 2017 AVG PTS

OUTENIQUA 11 6.718 PAARL GIM 11 6.173 GLENWOOD 11 6.082 AFFIES 13 6.015 EG JANSEN 13 5.792 PAUL ROOS GYM 9 5.656 QUEENS COLLEGE 9 5.567 TRANSVALIA 9 5.500 ST STITHIANS 10 5.390 BEN VORSTER 9 5.244 MENLOPARK 15 5.193 BISHOPS 13 5.108 ST CHARLES COLLEGE 14 4.914 WELKOM GYM 10 4.730 ROB FERREIRA 10 4.720 DIAMANTVELD 12 4.575 HELPMEKAAR 11 4.564 SUTHERLAND 9 4.533 MARITZBURG COLLEGE 11 4.436 SELBORNE COLLEGE 8 4.363

BOY’S 1ST HOCKEY RANKINGS 14 JUNE 2017 TEAM

PLAYED

AVG PTS

RONDEBOSCH 19 4.76 MARITZBURG COLLEGE 10 4.51 KEARSNEY COLLEGE 23 4.02 GLENWOOD 13 3.99 PAUL ROOS GYM 20 3.91 ST ANDREWS SCHOOL 14 3.86 PRETORIA BOYS HIGH 18 3.85 HILTON COLLEGE 16 3.83 GREY COLLEGE 20 3.70 CLIFTON 21 3.60 NORTHWOOD 25 3.58 WESTVILLE BH 16 3.54 JEPPE 23 3.50 GREY HIGH SCHOOL 19 3.48 BISHOPS 12 3.36 WYNBERG BH 15 3.23 AFFIES 24 3.15 ST JOHNS COLLEGE 26 3.10 ST ALBANS COLLEGE 24 3.08 MENLOPARK 20 3.06 ST ANDREWS COLLEGE 20 3.00 ST DAVIDS 19 2.95 SELBORNE COLLEGE 21 2.90 MICHAELHOUSE 22 2.85 KING EDWARD VIII 27 2.84 YORK HIGH 22 2.84 WORCESTER GYM 16 2.54 MIDDELBURG 14 2.46 FAIRMONT 13 2.40 ST CHARLES COLLEGE 14 2.38 CRAWFORD LA LUCIA 19 2.31 GLENWOOD HOUSE 9 2.14 KRUGERSDORP 24 2.11 NORTHCLIFF 8 2.08 SACS 14 2.02

SOURCE: www.saschoolsports.co.za

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TEAM

PLAYED

AVG PTS

NICO MALAN 11 4.336 MONUMENT 12 4.292 BRACKENFELL 7 4.271 HTS DROSTDY 13 4.215 HUDSON PARK 11 4.109 GREY COLLEGE 10 4.030 FRAMESBY 12 3.925 PAARL BOYS HIGH 13 3.846 DURBANVILLE 14 3.829 WITTEBERG 8 3.813 STELLENBERG 14 3.593 DESPATCH 9 3.367 BOLAND LANDBOU 10 3.360 ST DAVIDS 20 3.350 DALE COLLEGE 9 3.322 JEPPE 16 3.281 MICHAELHOUSE 9 3.278 HANS MOORE 9 3.211 DIE BRANDWAG 11 3.155 ELDORAIGNE 15 3.060

SOURCE: www.saschoolsports.co.za

PLAYED

GIRL’S 1ST HOCKEY RANKINGS 14 JUNE 2017 RANK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35

TEAM

PLAYED

AVG PTS

ORANJE MEISIES 34 4.32 ST MARYS WAVERLEY 23 4.20 ST ANNES 30 3.77 PAARL GIM 23 3.76 ST STITHIANS 23 3.74 MENLOPARK 25 3.65 PEARSON 30 3.64 RHENISH 18 3.57 COLLEGIATE 31 3.56 DSG 29 3.54 DURBAN GC 24 3.50 ST MARYS KLOOF 33 3.48 HERSCHEL 18 3.47 WATERKLOOF 22 3.46 BLOEMHOF 25 3.27 VOORTREKKER BETH 28 3.25 EUNICE 30 3.15 CLARENDON 29 3.11 PAREL VALLEI 22 3.01 GARSFONTEIN 23 2.97 BEAULIEU COLLEGE 25 2.96 STELLENBERG 17 2.95 ST ANDREWS GIRLS 25 2.94 PAARL GIRLS HIGH 36 2.93 ORANJE MEISIES 2NDS 15 2.88 FAIRMONT 18 2.87 KINGSRIDGE 31 2.83 RUSTENBURG 18 2.76 UNION HIGH 23 2.75 KINGSWOOD 29 2.71 PMB GIRLS 12 2.66 KINGSMEAD 18 2.62 NORTHCLIFF 17 2.61 YORK HIGH 28 2.60 AFFIES 13 2.58

SOURCE: www.saschoolsports.co.za

TEAM

SOURCE: www.saschoolsports.co.za

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Port Elizabeth (June 2017) Primary - High Schools  
Port Elizabeth (June 2017) Primary - High Schools