Kovsies raap Academia topstudente op

Die Universiteit van die Vrystaat het vir ‘n tweede keer een van Gansbaai Academia se topstudente “opgeraap” – weer eens met ‘n volle studiebeurs. Andisiwe Wulana, Gansbaai Academis se topkandidaat vir 2014, het, net soos haar voorganger, Bianca de Koning (Hoofmeisie 2013), ‘n volle studente-beurs, danksy prof Jonathan Jansen van die Universiteit van die Vrystaat, ontvang.

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Golf Day 22 November 2014

It is tigolfdayme for Gansbaai Academia’s annual golf day. Our inaugural golf day last year was a great success and raised a substantial sum of money for the wonderful cause that is our proud school Gansbaai Academia. We are trying our best to ensure an even bigger success this year.

So come and enjoy a day of fun at a unique venue in aid of Gansbaai Academia, a young no fees multicultural high school. For more details and an entry form click here.

The golf day, in an American Scramble format with 2 players per team, will be held on the very picturesque Gansbaai Golf Course, which is the most southerly course in Africa. The 9 hole, 18 tee course with its zig zag layout ensures that the wind comes from a different direction on every hole.

Great News From 2013 Head Boy

It is always great to hear from our previous matriculants about the successes they have achieved, such as Bianca De Koning’s full scholarship to the University Of The Free State or Michelle Le Roux’s Lovelife scholarship to France. Now we have received some more great news from our 2013 head boy, Siviwe Yuyu. He has just written an email to our principal from Emory University in Atlanta in the United States, where he recently completed a seven day 7Mindsets program and then received a great accolade. This is the text of his email: Continue reading

Well Done 2013 Matrics!

The matric class of 2013 distinguished themselves by improving on the 2012 results of Academia’s first matriculants in achieving a 93.2% pass rate. But that is not all. This year 16 learners gained university exemption against the only two of 2012.and 35 achieved Diploma. Continue reading

Draw For Beautiful Quilt

The lucky winner of Academia’s newest competition will win a beautiful quilt hand made and donated by Wacky Whalers, one of two groups in Gansbaai belonging to the “Kwilt Gilde Van Overberg” based in Onrus. The quilt is made in the colours of our school and for just R10 you can purchase an entry into the competition. The quilt is currently on show at Jannas Pancake House in Main Street and members of the public can purchase their entries there. Continue reading

Library makes great strides

Academia’s fledgling library, opened less than a year ago, is growing at a phenomenal pace, with donations from well known authors and the general public. For the learners it is starting to become a destination of choice during breaks and in the afternoons. Continue reading

Rachel’s Angels Excel At Media24 Market Day

Seven learners of our matric class  form part of the Media 24 initiative Rachel’s Angels This is a mentorship programme which has been operating since 2007 in the Western Cape in association with the University of Stellenbosch. The programme aims to improve grade 11 and 12 learners’ academic abilities and to enrich their life skills by involving senior students from the university as mentors. Gansbaai Academia is very proud that our school were selected to be part of this elite program. Continue reading