Fairmont News

Dino Stermin Gr. 10

Published: 13 October 2015
This past weekend (26 September 2015) saw Dino securing the South African National Junior Max Kart title in the 4th and Final round held at Swartkopz Centurion. He has been awarded free entry to represent South Africa at the World Champs to be held at Portimao, Portugal, from 8 -…
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8-A-Side Hockey Report

Published: 13 October 2015
On Tuesday, 22 September, the annual U15 Boys’ and Girls’ 8-a-side hockey tournament brought to completion an incredible hockey season at Fairmont. This tournament is an excellent way for the season to draw to a close as it allows Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners to combine and play together.  This…
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Fairmont Interact Raises R10,300-00 For Cancer

Published: 13 October 2015
On Saturday the 26th of September 2015 the Interact team set out to sell cupcakes at Willowbridge shopping centre for the Cuppa for Cansa foundation focusing on kids with cancer. Overall we managed to raise R10300 for the Cansa Association! We would really like to thank each member, mother and…
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Hospitality Society

Published: 13 October 2015
On Tuesday, 22 September, the Hospitality Society held a Mini Master Chef Competition. The brief was: Prepare and serve a two-course meal that included a pasta dish and a pudding, as well as laying a table, designing an invitation and a menu.  They had to put into practice what they…
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Santa Shoebox Project

Published: 13 October 2015
Our Fairmont learners are busy filling boxes for the Santa Shoebox project. Each class has elected their shoebox reps who are managing the pledges from their class. To-date:     Fairmont has pledged 185 boxes! If any Fairmont Families wish to pledge additional boxes through the school, or make a donation, please…
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Fairmont’s Equestrian Team Wins SANESA School category F trophy, second year in a row.

Published: 01 October 2015
This year Fairmont’s Equestrian Team competed in the South African Nationals Equestrian Schools Association (SANESA) Competition against 32 other schools, and came first in their school category, for the second year in a row. The team accumulated 10005 points for their school.  The following Six riders from Fairmont’s team was selected…
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Programme For Last Week Of Term 3

Published: 23 September 2015
Learners are to be at school every day to attend lessons. The programme for the last week of term is as follows: Monday, 28 September test lesson Gr. 8           Maths Gr. 9           Maths Gr. 10         History Gr. 11         Afrikaans Gr. 12         Visual Art Final Practical Exam (08h00 – 17h00) Only…
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Julia van der Westhuysen (Gr. 11)

Published: 18 September 2015
Julia was selected to represent South Africa at the ICF World Marathon Paddling Championships in Hungary, in September. Although no medals were won, it was a wonderful experience for the young team.  She is hoping to have another opportunity next year to compete in the same age group.
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Aamir Hussain (Gr. 8)

Published: 18 September 2015
On 29 August 2015, Aamir participated in the Western Province Gymnastics meeting in Oudtshoorn.  He took part in the Level 3 Boys 11 – 13 division where he finished in third place, receiving his Bronze Medal. Congratulations, Aamir!
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Samuel van der Merwe (Gr. 11)

Published: 18 September 2015
Samuel participated in the SA Champs in Middelburg, Mpumalanga. It was a long trip and the weather was hot and dry. The course was extremely tough, especially having to run at 13h20. Samuel came 10th in the under 17's, and his next race is this weekend where he will be…
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ACCOUNTING : ANNUAL OLYMPIAD

Published: 21 August 2015
Four of our accounting Matrics who participated in the Annual Olympiad at Spine Road High School last Saturday, finished in 7th place out of 35 schools.  They were very disappointed not to finish in the top 3 positions, but it was still a great achievement to have reached this position…
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NATURAL BEAUTY AWSUM COMPETITION

Published: 21 August 2015
In our assembly last Friday, 14 August, Fairmont was presented with a cheque for R10,000-00 for winning the Natural Beauty Awsum Competition. Ms Matthee is seen here with the “cheque” handed over to the school.
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TRISTAN HAMILTON GR. 12

Published: 07 August 2015
Tristan played Golf Nationals during the holiday in Port Elizabeth. He finished in 2nd place after day 1 and on the last day, a double bogey on the last hole cost him his 2nd spot.  Tristan managed to finish 6th nationally at St. Francis Links National Order of Merit. Tristan…
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MEGAN VAN DER MERWE GR. 9

Published: 07 August 2015
Megan van der Merwe has been selected to represent the Western Cape at the Land Service Nationals in Mpumalanga at the end of this year. This is a very big privilege as only 14 girls from all schools in the Western Cape may be selected to go. Well done Megan! 
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KELLY VROON GR. 10

Published: 07 August 2015
During the July holidays, Kelly attended the SA Short Course Champs in Pietermaritzburg. Kelly had a good gala, qualifying in 3 events: 100m Backstroke  (Time 1.09.25) 100m Freestyle  (Time 1.00.88) 200m Freestyle  (Time 2.10.45) Kelly now qualifies for next year’s SA Youth Long Course championship.  She also received 2 bronze…
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