Category: Blog

The journey to stardom beckons at the 2017, Engen Knockout Challenge.

The journey to stardom beckons for many young football hopefuls via the Engen Knockout Challenge. Brought to you by Engen, South Africa’s leading petroleum brand*, the Engen Knockout Challenge is played in five cities across South Africa, namely: Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban, Bloemfontein and Johannesburg. Defending regional 2016 Engen Knockout Challenge champions; Old Mutual (Cape Town), Chippa United FC (Port Elizabeth), Umqhele High School (Durban), Roo Stars (Bloemfontein) and Orlando Pirates (Johannesburg) will all be looking to defend their coveted titles against this year’s challengers. Over 250 teams are currently engaged in playoffs to determine the 16 teams...

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Hello Winter, Hello Soup

So, it’s that time of the year already and for most of us we can defiantly feel not only the cold but the strain on our wallets. That’s not to say that last year was any easier! It’s just that this year with everything happening around us, it hard not to want to scream all day long.   So, we at Schools That Rock Western Cape, thought let’s put that energy rather into findings some really yummy budget friendly soup recipes online. As always please feel free to share with us, if you feel that you have a recipe...

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Skill shortage in South Africa and my choice of career

According to the Department of Higher Education & Training (Government Gazette 19 January 2016 the list of skills shortage is quite extensive. http://www.d ) Towards the end of Grade 9 you need to have an idea more or less what you want to do after school.  Not just is it important to know what you want to study, but it is also important for you know what you like and dislike and what your strong and weaker points are. If you like to design, construct and maintain things, perhaps Engineering is the field for you.  Engineers are people who design, construct,...

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Oops Did you Forget that its Father day soon…

Well done to all those that remember Fathers day and have already planned or bought the perfect gift! For everyone else don’t worry, we understand that sometimes life gets crazy and things slip your mind. So we thought it would be best to remind you and provide you with some hints to make 18th of June a great day for all those deserving Amazing Dads. Below are a few websites that have some great gifts on offer and are ready to ship. All you need to do is decide on the budget and what would be the perfect gift...

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REF: WESTERN CAPE GOVERMENT (05/06/2017) LINK: In an emergency, every second counts and since there’s no single emergency number in South Africa, it’s very important to have the correct contact details handy for a speedy response to your specific emergency. Making an emergency call: Before you call any of the below emergency numbers, always make sure that it’s a real emergency that needs urgent help. Making non-essential calls to emergency lines could lead to the prolonged suffering or death of someone else. When calling an emergency number, make sure that you have the following information ready: Specific details about...

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