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Book Exchange Cements Schools’ Bond

Real-life Stories: Somila Tyobela, from St Matthews School in Keiskammahoek, shows excited St Andrews Preparatory School pupils the Xhosa books she wrote and illustrated with her friends, during a handover ceremony in Grahamstown yesterday. Picture: David MacGregor Three heart-warming Xhosa books written and illustrated by pupils from a rural Eastern Cape school have been donated […]

2014 National Science Week

On the 4th to 8th of August, we participated in the national science week which is held every year at different universities nationally. We were competing against many different schools, with lots of learners. We participated in 3 competitions: poster presentation, bridge building and maths quiz, two of which we managed to win (poster presentation […]

Model UN Debate (Partnering with St. Thomas Private School)

St Matthews High School, in conjunction with St. Thomas Private School, has been taking part in the Model United Nations Debate for the past six years. This is part of the extra-curricular activities initiated by Mr. Adabla. The following learners are representing the school and are mandated to represent Russia in the National Assembly: Khanya […]

2014 Environmental Affairs Global Warming and Climate Change Competition

Mr. Mzikayise Sohena, a Geography teacher, and 12 learners from St. Matthews High School did it again at the Environmental Affairs competition, which was conducted by Amatole Municipality on “Global Warming and Climate Change.” St. Matthews High School team managed to secure a second place in the competition which awarded them a Cup and R15,000.00 […]

Environmental Affairs

On the 13th of august, Sibonise Gcilitshana, Somila Dyabuza, Olwethu Nciza and Avile Mbenya went on a competition in East London to compete against several schools. The main objective for the competition was to propose renewable energy solutions for the lack of electricity and climate change factors affecting the Eastern Cape Province. The competition was […]

The First Aid Kit

St Matthews was invited to the Nkonkobe pharmacy in Alice. Four students were invited, myself, two grade 11 learners and one grade 10 learner, along with a trio of our teachers, Mr. Sohena, Miss Ncokazi and Mr. Mbambo and our four matrons. On our way there we were not sure why exactly we were invited. […]