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A.W.A.R.E.

Are you aware of WK’s new comm-serve “A.W.A.R.E”. This acronym stands for Animal Welfare And Rabies Education.

In my opinion, this comm-serve should have been introduced years ago, merely because of its great contribution to society, and most importantly; to the welfare of ‘Man’s best friend’, the dog. However, despite its late release, it still proves to be an essential comm-serve for our community. The comm-serve essentially educates domestic pet owners about the treatment of their pets and how to keep them well and happy. They also plan on going out to educate the members of our extended community about rabies and making them aware of the dangers related to it. The most recent event has been the Dog wash, which has had a pretty successful debut.  So, for all animal lovers, you are welcome to bring your dogs for a rather exciting and fun wash up.

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Quote Bank

Staff Views

"The kids are awesome"

Miss Hall 

IB Life

“I think the greatest challenges are time-management, activities and deadlines”

Sofia- IB2

Elangeni Hostel

“The name says it all, place of the rising sun. Spectacular view from your block with a tantalizing sunrise, every morning”

Tomer- IB1

Elangeni Hostel

“My fellow block residents make me feel at home and extremely comfortable”

Harvey- IB1

Swaziland

“Waterford and the whole of Swaziland has helped me improve my social understanding and has helped me acknowledge the peace here”

Lindo- Form 3

Academics

“All play and no work made Jack a very stupid boy”

John

Maths

“Numbers are about calculation and maths always gives you the answer”

Anesu- Form 4

Campus

“The mountain and the people make it spectacular”

P.E.

“I do P.E. Studies and the theory is complex and interesting”

Bonga- F4

Waterford

“I think it is full of different experiences which are brought by diverse cultures”

William- Volunteer

Emhlabeni Hostel

“A mixture of fun and stress, hostel is the place where you try to find the balance between work, sleep and friends”

Chikwa- IB1

Business Studies

"The epitome of business is eventually learning how to mind your own"

Mr CC 

Academics

“The academic standards are good. Students should work hard to meet them”

Swaziland

“What I like most about Swaziland is the beautiful scenery and the people because they are so polite”

Qiniso

Waterford

“20 years from now it won't matter what shoe size you wore, all that will matter is your education and how you've used it”

Nombuso- Form 4

Swaziland

“The beauty, the culture and the respect all make up Swaziland. Peace and tranquillity are what define Swaziland”

Sisekelo- Form 5

Emhlabeni Hostel

“Theres always something that distracts you, its good”

Sofia- IB1

Waterford

“It's amazing to be honest. It's the best school I have been to and I have been to a number of schools previously"

Josh- Form 4

IT Centre

“IT is essential for us to understand the technology and how to grasp onto it”

 Likhwa- Form 3

Emhlabeni Hostel

“Where the sun never sets”

Kasper- IB2

TOK

“How do you know what you think you know?”

Thabiso- IB2

Staff Views

"The Devil makes hands for idle work"

Mr Oulton 

IB Life

“Its time consuming, difficult, independent and fun”

Salha- IB1

Spanish

“Spanish is a challenge compared to IGCSE, you have to work really hard”

Tanaka- IB1

Form 4-5 Life

“Life in Form 4 has more freedom because there are less subjects and more free time. But it also comes with a challenge which is the bigger workload”

Troy- Form 4

Art

“Expression of inner creativity and imagination”

Maeva

IT Centre

“The IT Centre is the best place to find information”

Akhona- Form 3

Art

“Art is another way in which the school allows students to express themselves and is amazing”

Daniel

IB Life

“Its interesting, challenging, time-consuming and sometimes beautiful”

Relebohlile- IB2

Staff Views

"If you want to make a chocolate cake, its better with chocolate"

Mr Alexander 

Emhlabeni Hostel

“We are the world”

Suzanna- IB2

Elangeni Hostel

“I just love it here”

Peniel- IB2

Geography

“Geo is a very interesting subject and it’s very useful to use in my future career”

Terence- Form 3

Academics

"You do not have to understand, just study"

Connor, Form 5 

Life Skills

“Life Skills helps you understand people and the way they work”

Natasha- IB2

Sports

“The sports are very diverse”

Nyara- Form 4

Waterford

“Waterford is not an individual experience; it’s a collective journey”

Anesu- Form 4

Academics

“Drama pass-marks are too low. It should be 79% and above for an A”

Business Studies

"Without business there is no money" 

Elangeni Hostel

“Elangeni is the most peaceful place at Waterford, it has a good common rom which makes it feel almost like home”

Shephard- IB1

Staff Views

"Genius without education is like silver in the mine"

Mr Churchyard 

Waterford

“It's a journey filled with life's challenges, life long friendships, endless prep and always something to do”

Tengetile

Academics

“Work hard, play hard and life won't be hard”

Lidvumiso

Swaziland

“The environment is great in Swaziland as well as in the school and I’ve made a lot of friends”

Joshua

Campus

“There is so much to do in such a small environment”

P.E.

“I love PE. I just thought it was a nice time to bee a group of Form 5s doing something I like, sports”

Naomi- F5

Economics

"Economics is the best thing ever!"

IB2 Student 

Geography

“I think Geography is a useful subject if you want to learn about the environment. I enjoy it very much”

Michaela- Form 3

Art

“Art is a way in which students can express themselves and be able to actually do what they are passionate about”

Nicole

IB Life

“The entire classroom atmosphere is very fascinating because of all the different religions, opinions and upbringings”

Victor- IB2

Elangeni Hostel

“Elangeni is like home”

Michael- IB2

P.E.

“If you’re not an active person in your spare time, you lose and important life lesson because sport makes you look good, and if you look good you feel good”

Tandza- F5

Form 4-5 Life

“It's different because of our backgrounds and cultures, and how we feel as one because of unity”

Tyler D'oris F4

Art

“Art is a chance to express your inner feelings, a chance to express things that you cannot describe using words”

Erin

History

“I think History is fun but it’s a lot of hard work. Teachers make it interesting and I think it is important because history sometimes repeats itself”

Ryan- Form 3

Waterford

“The people are accepting and friendly”

Sisekelo- Form 5

French

“Its fun while you’re doing it but when the exams come you realise it’s quite complex”

Kasper- IB2

Art

“Through art I can scream without even saying a word”

Lomusa

Elangeni Hostel

“It’s very chilled and I love it”

Nomathemba- IB1

Staff Views

"Manage your waste and preserve the environment"

Mr Boycott 

Science

“Science is on a good level for new students coming into the school”

Min Jun- Form 2

Academics

“After 7 years of primary, I felt like a genius. After form 1... eish!!”

Emhlabeni Hostel

“The boys side is a brotherhood”

Amilcar- IB2

TOK

“To what extent can you answer a TOK question?”

Disillusioned IB2

Waterford

“It's a mixture of diverse cultures where everyone comes with their own story and background, which comes together and forms a society where you are not judged because of where you come from and who you are”

Ncobile- Form 2

Emhlabeni Hostel

“Its all good, very sociable, everyone is connected”

Tapiwa- IB2

Academics

“Science grades are a bit too high on grade standards”

History

“The history teachers are cool and smart. They make history interesting for us”

Greg- Form 3

Waterford

“Life at Waterford is full of hectic fun but above all it's tough, because there is so much to do and never enough time. Many things can be changed but never will be”

Derek- IB1