Grade 9 Trek Reflections

Outdoor, Sport

During their solo experience, the Grade 9 students completed a reflection exercise. One question they were asked was, “What do you understand as the Stanford Way?” Here are just a few of their answers… I understand this as following the acts of the seven trees and respecting them. To do what we as Stanfordians know as right. I think it means you are brave, tenacious …

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The highs and lows of Grade 8 Trek

Outdoor, Sport

The Grade 8 learners embarked on their 8-day “Twin Peaks” trek on Wednesday morning, 4th September. Just with the uphill walk out of the school grounds, the blood was pumping and the young explorers soon grasped the reality of the weight of their packs. The expedition ahead seemed almost impossible. During the first day, the Grade 8s covered 15 km in glorious Haenerts …

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Sports stars honoured

Sport

Congratulations to the following pupils who were awarded for their sporting prowess and commitment to sports and culture during a prize-giving assembly on Friday, 31st May. Tennis Half Colours for tennis awarded to Thabe Tshesane, Andreas Hacker and Frank Dyason.(Absent: Jaiden Taggart) Swimming Half Colours for swimming awarded to Luca Wasley. Golf Full Colours for g …

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Beaulieu: The best bits

Sport

Over the past weekend, Stanford Lake College hosted Beaulieu College for their annual sporting derby. The two schools have battled it out against one another every year for the last 17 years and so the derby is a much anticipated event in both of the colleges’ calendars. The two-day derby did not fail to disappoint this year, with some evenly matched fixtures being pl …

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Highlights and gallery from St. Dunstan’s derby

Sport

More than 130 Stanford Lake College learners travelled to Benoni on Friday to compete in a sports derby against St. Dunstan’s College. The annual event is always one of the most exciting events on the calendar, as the learners compete in a variety of sporting and co-curricular activities. Whilst St. Dunstan’s once again proved to be worthy opponents and took the win i …

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