Ekuphumleni Re-opens

The first day back for the grade 12 students and all the teachers on 8 June was a big one for everyone – initial concerns had to be overcome and new routines had to be adjusted to. “It was really overwhelming,” says Mgudlwa Somila, one of the grade 12 students, “Firstly because everyone is worried

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Former students give back and set an example

At Ekuphumleni there is a strong emphasis on community and giving back – a principle that the students take to heart. In December former students came during the school holidays to tutor the current matrics and give them a head start into the year. In January, just as the schools opened, another former student, Mpondwana

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Ekuphumleni achieves 80% pass rate

With another class of matriculants safely through the exams, Ekuphumleni is happy to have achieved an 80% pass rate, maintaining their position as first in the district.  While Ekuphumleni always strives for higher achievements, it is proud that more than 50% of their students that passed achieved a Bachelors pass, which allows them to enrol

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Two countries, One goal

On Sunday 13 October two countries ran for the same goal: to raise funds for Ekuphumleni High School. Over 1000 students and teachers and parents from Ekuphumleni High participated in a 15km Fun Run in Whittlesea, while in Germany, several runners took part in the Cologne Marathon in the city of Cologne. This was all

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German-South African partnership to bear fruit

Ekuphumleni High School was pleased to receive visitors from the Umckaloabo Foundation this September. For two days, the German visitors and the community around Ekuphumleni came together and shared in the vision that the students, teachers and the principal Mr Lizwe Ngalo have for the school. As a culmination of this and as a symbol

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Africa Run 2019

Ekuphumleni is proud to be the recipient of the 2019 Africa Run fundraiser, hosted by the Umckaloabo Foundation and supported by Samara Foundation and individual runners all over the world. Africa Run is an annual fundraiser in which individual runners sign up – from Germany to South Africa to America – to raise funds for

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