Class of 2012 IB Diploma’s now ready for collection

The IB Diploma’s for the class of 2012 have now arrived at WK. Please note the following procedures for the collection of your Diploma:

Local students are asked to come and collect the Diploma in person. Please contact Thokozani Nkonyane via email or phone to make an appointment. His contact details can be found below.

WK will only give your IB Diploma to a third party once we have received your written permission to do so by email or fax.

For students abroad: please ask a local courier company in your country to collect the Diploma on your behalf at WK. Contact Thokozani to let him know once you have done this.

WK will not send IB Diploma’s to you by regular post. Please contact Thokozani if none of the above options work for you.

And once again: congratulations to all of you!

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Fax: ++ 268 2422 0088

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Quote Bank

Art

“Expression of inner creativity and imagination”

Maeva

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

Staff Views

"Genius without education is like silver in the mine"

Mr Churchyard 

Staff Views

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

Mr Alexander 

Academics

"You do not have to understand, just study"

Connor, Form 5 

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

IB Life

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

Sofia- IB2

Art

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

Erin

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

Art

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

Daniel

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

French

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

Kasper- IB2

Campus

“The mountain and the people make it spectacular”

Campus

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

IB Life

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

Victor- IB2

Academics

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

Science

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

Min Jun- Form 2

Geography

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

Terence- Form 3

Waterford

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

Tengetile

IB Life

“Its time consuming, difficult, independent and fun”

Salha- IB1

Emhlabeni Hostel

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

Tapiwa- IB2

Emhlabeni Hostel

“Theres always something that distracts you, its good”

Sofia- IB1

Elangeni Hostel

“I just love it here”

Peniel- IB2

Maths

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

Anesu- Form 4

Academics

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

Swaziland

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

Sisekelo- Form 5

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

Academics

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

IB Life

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

Relebohlile- IB2

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

Joshua

Staff Views

"The Devil makes hands for idle work"

Mr Oulton 

Staff Views

"Manage your waste and preserve the environment"

Mr Boycott 

Swaziland

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

Qiniso

Geography

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

Michaela- Form 3

Emhlabeni Hostel

“Where the sun never sets”

Kasper- 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

Academics

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

John

Business Studies

"Without business there is no money" 

Academics

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

Lidvumiso

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

Sports

“The sports are very diverse”

Nyara- Form 4

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

IT Centre

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

Akhona- Form 3

P.E.

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

Bonga- F4

Elangeni Hostel

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

Harvey- IB1

Waterford

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

Anesu- Form 4

Spanish

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

Tanaka- IB1

Emhlabeni Hostel

“We are the world”

Suzanna- IB2

Elangeni Hostel

“It’s very chilled and I love it”

Nomathemba- IB1

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

Business Studies

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

Mr CC 

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

“The boys side is a brotherhood”

Amilcar- IB2

Art

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

Lomusa

IT Centre

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

 Likhwa- Form 3

Life Skills

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

Natasha- IB2

Waterford

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

William- Volunteer

TOK

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

Thabiso- IB2

History

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

Greg- Form 3

Economics

"Economics is the best thing ever!"

IB2 Student 

Academics

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

Staff Views

"The kids are awesome"

Miss Hall 

Art

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

Nicole

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

TOK

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

Disillusioned IB2

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

Elangeni Hostel

“Elangeni is like home”

Michael- IB2