RAGA recruitment drive

Two weeks ago on the 11 May our RAGA students set off on a quest to scout potential students for RAGA 2016 Academy. First stop on their journey was Masipumalele High School. Our students were given the reigns to lead the introductory sessions, where they gathered all the grade 8 and 9 students of Masi […]

“WAR HORSE” takes our breaths away!

To celebrate the end of the academic year our students attended a performance of the phenomenal award winning UK stage production of Michael Morpugo’s War Horse. The themes of courage, friendship and loyalty touched our students and many tears were shed! It triggered lots of interesting discussions and formed a powerful part of our life […]

Year End Camping trip to the magnificent Cedarberg

The most anticipated event on the RAGA programme is the end of year camping trip to the Cedarberg. In December a 23 strong RAGA group headed to the Sandrift camp site, with 3 vehicles, each towing a trailer full of supplies and equipment for 5 days of camping. Under the guidance of Oom Carel, students […]

2015 A Busy Year Ahead – How Can You Help?

Over the course of 2015 will see a new group of students recruited into the Academy from our catchment area of Masiphumelele, Ocean View, Fish Hoek and Simonstown. With our current cohort of 14 school students in RAGA alongside continued mentoring and support to those in the RAGA Alumni Programme we have a very, very […]

Thank you to Nick Hishin and BM interiors!

Long-time supporter of RAGA and a Clovelly member for over 30 years, BM Interiors Managing Director, Nick Nishin has kindly given our Academy facilities a very welcomed makeover. His brief was to create an environment that is conducive to effective study for our students now that we have more students here studying at evenings and […]

Final Year students gearing up for life after School

How often in our lives do we find ourselves in the following situations? We are required to do some public speaking We are interviewed for a job or a course We need to prepare a CV. Our matric students have been attending workshops on Tuesday evenings to cover these eventualities. This workshops are the first […]

Conquering the Impi challenge

During April, our students completed the 12km IMPI Challenge; the Adventure and Obstacle Course Trail Run. The IMPI Challenge is the biggest fun, social and yet very demanding Challenge event on the calendar. It’s colourful, inclusive of all sizes and shapes, and gives families, corporates, sports people and colleges the opportunity to come out together […]

Leadership, survival and fun at the Breede River

April saw tough work at the Breede River when the students attended a weekend Leadership and Survival Camp. In typical fashion the students took on the various activities on offer with their usual enthusiasm. In their own words “wow, what a weekend “. The tasks set saw the students building their own rafts from scrap […]

Seven RAGA students enter the world of work over the school holidays

Traditionally, December is a time when families go on holiday or relax at the beach. For seven RAGA students the school holidays was a time to gain work experience as well as cash! The skills of learning customer service, fi nancial responsibility & personal management will prove invaluable in years to come. Of course the […]

Lungelwa Attends Three Day Programme At Deloitte, The Chartered Accountancy Firm

Lungelwa

Lungelwa attended a three day Introduction to Chartered Accountancy (CA) programme with Deloitte. Its main objective is to give Grade 12 and first & second year degree program me students the chance to get a “taste” of the Deloitte firm and its culture. She met current trainees, managers and partners. Lungelwa got a good of […]