Indlovana news and education tour to Gauteng

2016-10-12 06:00
The touring group from eight schools in Umzinyathi district in front of their accommodation in Gauteng.

The touring group from eight schools in Umzinyathi district in front of their accommodation in Gauteng.

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Indlovana Primary School is proud of its musical poetry team, which represented Umzinyathi District in the Youth Developments Language Festival and came fourth in that category. The competition was held at Meet Mekaar Resort in Mtubatuba from 30 September to 2 October.

Umzinyathi was represented by Indlovana, Greytown Primary and Hermannsburg Secondary. Msinga was represented by Mmangaliso Primary, Endumeni Primary by Dundee Primary, Nqhutu by Bongumenzi, Siyanda and Buhlebamangwe Primary.

Umzinyathi were first in prepared speech thanks to Siyanda High. Hermannsburg Secondary came second in creative poetry. Mangoliso Primary came second in English and Zulu storytelling and Bongumenzi High came second in impromptu speech.
There were eight schools that represented Umzinyathi District in the provincial competition. Mangaliso Primary and also second was Bongumenzi High School in impromptu speech. There were 11 schools competing at this level.

Umzinyathi gave all the district winners a special treat starting with a one-day educational tour to Isandlwana Heritage Site. The eight schools were invited to take part in the educational tour to Gauteng during which they visited heritage sites including a visit to the famous Vilikazi Street and the Mandela residence, Union Buildings, had a ride on the Gautrain to and from Pretoria to Johannesburg and visited Liliesleaf Heritage Site.

The five-day tour from 4 to 8 October was fully sponsored by Umzinyathi District covering transport, accommodation at the Sandton Garden Court and meals for pupils, teachers and officials.

On behalf of Umvoti CMC schools, CMC chairperson, who is also an Umzinyathi district member, Mr D.W. Mazibuko said: “A big thank you to the organisers and management, especially Mrs Ntombela, Mrs Mavundla and the head of the tour, Mrs Mchunu, the teachers, pupils and the parents for their co-operation.”

A reminder that selected schools are expected to attend the Language Festival Indaba on Thursday 13 October. Please check your pigeon holes. - Mr. H. Xulu.

Umzinyathi gave all the district winners a special treat starting with a one-day educational
tour to Isandlwana
Heritage Site

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