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Athletics Day 2015


Aquila took top honours at this year’s Interhouse Athletics event, albeit by a small margin. Sunny conditions, turned blustery by the afternoon, bode well for the athletes as they tackled events as varied as cricketball and sack races for the 7 year olds to high jump, shot put, and long jump for the older students. [...]

Athletics Day 20152015-10-01T08:46:31+02:00

Founders Day 2015


The heavens opened and poured blessings down on Merrifield’s 18th birthday celebration. Founders’ Day is marked each year with the entire school gathered together on the field to enjoy a program of singing, dancing, speeches and cake cutting. This year it started raining during founder parent Mary Wrench’s speech, and the drizzle quickly turned into [...]

Founders Day 20152015-10-01T08:45:21+02:00

Music Picnic


The East London community came out in droves to enjoy the annual Merrifield Music Picnic and Country Fair held over the Founders’ Day weekend in September. Due to the possibility of rain, market stalls and stage performances moved down to the school hall, parking lot and Debbie Lacey Pool Complex, marking a change from past [...]

Music Picnic2015-10-01T08:41:44+02:00

First Team Tennis at Sun City


Merrifield College First Team tennis players returned triumphant from the recent SA Private Schools Sun City Tennis Tournament. […]

First Team Tennis at Sun City2016-10-12T09:16:45+02:00

In the Spirit of Mandela Day


67 minutes seems so insignificant in the grand scheme of life on earth. But 67 minutes can truly change the life of a person forever. Mandela’s legacy lives on as every year on the 18 July, we are all encouraged to do something small (or big) to bring about positive change. This year Mandela Day [...]

In the Spirit of Mandela Day2016-10-12T09:16:45+02:00

Olympiad Success for Student


Congratulations to Grade 11 student Zaheerah Limbada who came fifth in the country in the recent De Beers English Olympiad. This achievement is impressive considering around 8000 students from South African schools, government and independent, write the exams. She attended the awards ceremony in Grahamstown in the holidays. Zaheerah follows in a tradition of excellence [...]

Olympiad Success for Student2016-10-12T09:16:45+02:00

Merrifield Dancers Shine at World Champs


Merrifield College dance stars Dana Du Preez, Chace Collett and Jemima Kruger have returned with bagfuls of medals and impressive trophies after a triumphant showing at the recent 19th Annual World Championship of Performing Arts. The competition, based in Los Angeles, attracts thousands of dancers, singers and performers from around the world. As a duo, [...]

Merrifield Dancers Shine at World Champs2016-10-12T09:16:46+02:00

Merrifield Art on display for East London


Merrifield artwork across the grades, from pre-primary to college, is on display at the Belgravia Art Centre until next Friday. The exhibition forms part of the annual Buffalo City Eisteddfod ELFest.

Merrifield Art on display for East London2016-10-12T09:16:46+02:00