Trailblazer Beaconhurst's own Dr. Nompumelelo Kapa Sigcau made headlines with her recently awarded PhD - the first in the university’s 102-year history to be written in Xhosa. The school is very proud to have such a trailblazer as part of the Beaconhurst family. Congratulations Dr. Kapa Sigcau.
Jersey Week A few of the Early Act Board members joined Mrs van der Watt in taking all the warm clothes collected during Jersey Week to the Cambridge Catholic Centre. While there they were shown around the operation by Mrs Lynn Grenfell of the Rotary Club. She explained the sorting process and where all [...]
A Night behind the Mask. Weeks of preparation, heated discussions, and arguments about the elements of our dance produced an extremely successful supporter’s ball. The Grade 10's worked hard on raising capital by hosting a well-supported car wash at break for the teachers’ cars. Set up took what felt like forever, but decor on [...]
A night to remember “Morocco” was the theme for the 2018 Matric Farewell. With its rich colours and phenomenal décor, it couldn’t have been more perfect. The Matrics arrived at “The Summit Lifestyle and Event Centre”, where the farewell was held, and brought traffic to a standstill, literally. As they slowly trickled in, we completely [...]
Games Evening Beaconhurst’s much anticipated Games Evening was held on Friday, 2 March. The school hall was packed, brimming with excitement and hundreds of children. There were plenty of games for all ages, including pillow fighting and sumo wrestling. Learners walked away with pockets bulging with prizes. Delicious boerewors rolls, hotdogs and hamburgers were devoured [...]
An incredible act of kindness! Beaconhurst learner, Cade Riley, with the 50 love sandwiches he made for the school's love sandwich drive. Every Wednesday, learners are asked to bring an extra sandwich to school to donate to less fortunate children. Cade used his own money to buy all the ingredients.