Gogo Sibiya describes her grandchild as a bookworm who spent most of her time reading books when other girls wandered the streets.
The school’s top learner, Tshepiso Shongwe achieved distinctions in mathematics, physical science and life orientation and level six in life science, geography, siSwati and English.
A team of six readers from grade five to seven is required to read selected texts from books chosen by Phendulani.
The prizes ranged from a tablet, cellphone, trophy, dictionary, certificates and goody bags, courtesy of Vodacom and the premier’s office.
“We are confident that we are going to make it, we completed the syllabus, pupils are ready and we are currently doing revision of past exam papers to prepare them.
Mhaule further urged parents, religious leaders and the community at large to encourage the pupils and give them enough time and space to study until the last day of the examinations.
The first classrooms were made of cardboard boxes with no flooring whatsoever, but today this school is one of the best in the circuit. We even have paved premises, electricity and a borehole.
The Mpumalanga Department of Education strongly holds the view that no nation can be developed and sustained without the fundamental service of providing quality education which primarily is offered by teachers.
The levels of these crimes infringe on us as educators. In some schools children are approachable after certain hours
Lydenburg High School reigned supreme in the 2016 Mpumalanga Spur Schools Mountain Bike League Finals at Mankele Mountain Bike Park this weekend and once again clinched the regional trophy with a huge margin logging 951 points.
This follows their sterling scoring during the recent U/15 Mpumalanga Kay Motsepe Netball Tournament.