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Uplands College 2019 School Magazine
Uplands College 2018 School Magazine

COLLEGE NEWS

As our Monday Live Chat campaign comes to an end, we would like to thank the following people who made this campaign a great success: To Uplands Marketing Department, Uplands Past Pupil Association (UPPA), 2020 Uplands College school mentors, as well as our lovely guests,......

Join us on the 14th of September 2020, for our Final Monday Live Chat on our uplandswhiteriver Instagram page. Monday at 19:00 – 19:30 conducted by our 2020 Uplands College Mentor interviewing our Old Uplander....

Learning should connect pupils to the real world and in this instance it required pupil creativity, collaboration, global citizenship and digital skills. Life Science pupils were tasked to create a video promoting eco-tourism in the Galapagos Islands. Successful videos highlighted the unique adaptations of species......

Join us on the 7th of September 2020 for our Monday Live Chat. Manuel Machiana Júnior, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing our Uplands Past Pupil Jean Mortlock who is a 2001 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Instagram page: @uplandswhiteriver...

Join us on the 6th of November 2020 for the Uplands Past Pupils’ Association (UPPA) Golf Day Venue: White River Country Club Cost: R300 per player, R2 000 per tee box Contact: Brenda Archdeacon 082 820 9855 to book your four ball or sponsor a......

Come join us at the Uplands Christmas Market on the 31st of October 2020. Time: 9:30-16:00. Venue: Uplands. The Market is a unique Christmas gifting fair hosted at Uplands in White River. Lots of fun for the whole family. Enquiries: 076 702 3540 or uplandschristmasmarket@gmail.com...

Uplands PTA and White River Animal Hospital invite you to join them from 1 September to 31 October 2020 for The White River Animal Hospital 2020 Virtual Dog Walk Details of how to enter/ cost/ what entrants receive: Enjoy a walk with your dog/s Pay......

The Uplands board and staff were thrilled to welcome Sean Carlisle back to campus this week for a brief visit. Sean, our incoming Executive Head, will officially start in January 2021. Sean graciously gave up his mid-term holiday from Hilton College to take time to......

Join us on the 17th of August 2020 for our Monday Live Chat. Khumo Ranape, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing our Uplands Past Pupil Jessica Tecklenburg who is a 2007 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Instagram page: @uplandswhiteriver...

In Msholozi – about five kilometres from Uplands – is the Shechem organisation that has started a feeding scheme for 80 vulnerable children in that community. The Uplands family contributed food as its Mandela Day 2020 initiative. A big load of non-perishables was collected and......

Join us on the 10th of August 2020 for our Monday Live Chat. Ruth Chaliyumba, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing our Uplands Past Pupil Rumbidzai Tendaupenyu who is a 2009 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Instagram page: @uplandswhiteriver...

The Uplands family is rich in Diversity. Our unique cultures bring us together and give us the warm environment to celebrate and learn from each other. It was therefore fitting that the Uplands 2019 School Magazines were a celebration of that aspect of our school.......

The Uplands Equestrian Centre has devised its own Internal Assessments for all its horse and pony riders to take part in, if they wish to do so.  These assessments take place twice a year and encourage the children to expand their riding expertise and horse......

Recently, while going through some records, Lynette Carlisle found a basic Uplands bird list from 2011. This was compiled by Duncan Butchart, the well-renowned naturalist. As Duncan is a friend, we contacted him and requested a beautiful checklist makeover. Attached please find the new list,......

Join us on the 3rd of August 2020 for our Monday Live Chat. Lindelwa Fakude, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing our Uplands Past Pupil Leanne Berger who is a 2007 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Instagram page: @uplandswhiteriver...

In our new lockdown world, it’s even more important that we stay connected to help each other thrive. Please send us your new contact details – whether you are a graduate, past parent, leaver, ex-staff member…at Uplands, Everyone counts! Please update your details: https://uplands.co.za/alumni-update-your-details/...

Join us on the 27th of July 2020 for our Monday Live Chat. Thato Sebopela, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing our Uplands Past Pupil Regina dos Santos who is a 2004 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Instagram page: @uplandswhiteriver...

As is our tradition at the College, our Grade 8 and 9 students have contributed to the national Mandela Day Drive.  They have spent their 67 minutes creating books for teaching basic English vocabulary, and making clothes peg mathematical games.  The finished products are to......

In association with the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), the IEB offers International Benchmark Tests. These tests assess the generic skills that underpin English and Mathematics. Congratulations to the following pupils who achieved excellent results in the IBTs that were written in 2019: English......

Join us on the 20th of July 2020 for our Monday Live Chat Valentine Hlatswayo, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing our Uplands Past Pupil Zine Sekhukhune who attended Uplands Preparatory School from 1985 until 1990. Time: 19:00 – 19:30 Instagram page: @uplandswhiteriver...

Please Note: Due to load shedding the time for today’s Monday Live Chat has changed to 20:00 – 20:30. We apologies for any inconvenience. For today’s Monday Live Chat, Kayla Schefermann, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing Courtney Gehle who is a 2013 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 20:00......

Do not miss our Monday Live Chats during the school holidays. Instagram page: @uplandswhiteriver   Below is the schedule   22nd of June 2020: Bevan Masher, our 2020 Uplands College mentor, will be interviewing Mietani Chitambira who is a 2018 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 18:00 – 18:30   29th of......

Please join us on the 19th of June 2020 for our online Uplands College End of Term 2 Assembly. Time: 07:30 The Assembly can be watched on these following social media platforms: Facebook: UplandsWhiteRiver YOUTUBE: Uplands WhiteRiver...

Join us on the 15th of June 2020 for our Monday Live Chat, when Vaughn van Reenen, our 2020 Uplands College Head Boy, will be interviewing Ian Weir who is a 2010 Uplands Past Pupil. Time: 18:00 – 18:30...

Join Mr Roy Gluckman in a safe space where pupils from diverse backgrounds can meet, appreciate each other and plan for change. Discuss and speak from your own perspective and be open to new and varied points of view. You may think, ‘I am just......

Join us for our Monday Live Chats on our uplandswhiteriver Instagram page every Monday at 18:00 – 18:30 conducted by our 2020 Uplands College Mentors and Uplands Alumni. Hear their stories of successes and challenges, where are they now and what they have accomplished since......

Join us today at 14:30 for our Uplands College sport webinar series.   Speaker: Erin Hunter Biography: Current South African Ladies’ Hockey captain. Topic: Structure, Discipline and managing workload   Please see link below for the webinar:   meet.google.com/saa-yjyp-ndh...

The Uplands College Sport Department invites the Uplands Family (staff, coaches and parents) to join them today at 17:00 for the Uplands College sport webinar series. Speakers: Robin Arkell and Wayne Lombard Biography: Robin Arkell (Uplands past pupil) is currently the lead Strength and Conditioning......

Join us today at 14:30 for our Uplands College sport webinar series.   Speaker: Speaker: Charl Du Toit Biography: South Africa Paralympic Athlete. He represented South Africa at the following championships: 2012 – London Paralympic Games 2013 – Lyon IPC World Championships 2014 – Glasgow......

Join us today at 14:30 for our Uplands College sport webinar series.   Speaker: Dean Carlisle Biography: Uplands past pupil – Founder and CEO of Non-profit company (Lessons in Conservation) Topic: Studying, International Club Cricket and Creating a NPO   Please see link below for......

Join us today at 14:30 for our Uplands College sport webinar series. Speaker: Ryan Rickelton Biography: South African First-class Cricketer for the Imperial Lions of Gauteng. Topic: Pathway to Professional Sport Please see link below for the webinar: meet.google.com/ovv-rwvp-hzz and to join by phone, +1......

Uplands College sport department would like to welcome all of you to a number of on-line sporting webinars. All pupils, parents, Old Uplanders and staff are invited to attend the webinars below. There will be time for questions and an opportunity for you to engage......

Please join us on the 18th of May 2020 for our online Assembly to bid farewell to Mr Gary Sim. Time: 07:30 The Assembly can be watched on these following social media platforms: Facebook: UplandsWhiteRiver YOUTUBE: Uplands WhiteRiver...

Please join us on the 27th of April 2020 for our online Uplands College Freedom Day Assembly. Time: 07:30 The Assembly can be watched on these following social media platforms: Facebook: UplandsWhiteRiver YOUTUBE: Uplands WhiteRiver...

We welcome the following Grade 8s onto our Senate body – one which represents the Uplands pupils in school matters. We congratulate them on their appointment. Being voted in by their peers means that they are regarded as influencers in their grade and we encourage them......

Uplands is pleased to announce the recipients of its Open Scholarship Awards for pupils with exceptional talent entering the College in Grade 8 in 2021. A competitive field of aspiring candidates from twenty-nine primary schools from Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, Botswana, Mozambique and eSwatini......

On Wednesday 11 March, Uplands College supported CANSA by hosting a Shavathon. The day was filled with huge excitement as the whole college showed their support to those affected by cancer by shaving, spraying or donating their hair. #CANSA #CANSALowveld #TheCancerAssosiationOfSouthAfrica...

Monday 9 March was an important day for the Uplands Grade 8 Class of 2020. After completing their induction programme, it marked the annual Uplands tradition of The Signing of the Pledge and being officially welcomed into the Uplands family. The Grade 8s gathered together......

Uplands College 1st XV and U16 played against Lowveld High School at the annual Mbombela Challenge. Both the 1sts and U16 won 24 to 7 and to 12 respectively. Points scorers for the 1st team were as follows: tries to Milile Labe, Jonathan Clark, Frederich......

Wihan Blom and Matt Takawira played in the Chess Unlimited Open Tournament on the 29th of February in Nelspruit. Wihan came 2nd in Section B with a perfect score of 5 out of 5 after a tie break. Well done to Wihan, who received a......

The long-anticipated day finally arrived. The Matrics of 2020 were formally invited to their Matric Dance after assembly today. There was much excitement as they were ushered to the Uplands College Day Pavilion where they collected their invitations amongst fallen rose petals and some light......

In the old days, to make sure that they were not tempted to continue eating as normal, people tried to eat up all their rich foods before Lent started. So they had a big feast on the Tuesday before Lent. As all the eggs, butter......

In preparation for their 12-day Grade 10 Journey next year, the Grade 9 group embarked on a splendid hike through the mountains at Queen’s River Adventure Camp in Nelshoogte Forest Reserve outside Barberton, Mpumalanga. On the 22nd of February 2020, with all the gear and......

The Grade 8s are currently at Sugar Bay on their Grade 8 camp. This camp is all about having fun and cementing newly-formed friendships among their peers. The camp is filled with fun activities for the pupils to choose from. With the sea a stone’s......

Our annual Uplands Open Day took place on Saturday 22nd February. Our Uplands Pre-Preparatory School hosted its ‘Mini Olympics’ Sports Day on Saturday 22nd February. The children made a grand entrance to the song ‘Chariots of Fire’, while waving their flags and enjoying all the......

Uplands looks forward to welcoming you to our beautiful campus on the 22nd of February 2020. Please see below our programme for the day. For more information about our Open Day contact Mrs Keren Gear: kgear@uplands.co.za / 013 751 3141...

Uplands College pupils had a wonderful 2020 Christian Camp with the theme of ‘The Light of the World’, appropriately held at Ekukhanyeni (the Place of Light). Our guest speakers were Rudolph Schutte and Morné van Staden from Church Unlimited who helped us understand that we......

What are we going to love this week, especially on Valentine’s Day? Our planet! Uplands’ SMILE programme showed their love for the planet, with pupils from Maqamela Primary School this week, by teaching them about flora and helping them plant a Spekboom. Did you know?......

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