Congratulations to Sinesipho!

We are very proud of Sinesipho, the Head Girl at Get Ahead College in Queenstown, South Africa. Sinesipho has been chosen to participate in a Spring School experience in Port Elizabeth this week, as she has achieved the distinction of Top Student at Get Ahead. The Eastern Cape’s Department of Education hosts this event for the top scholars […]

Sister Circles at Get Ahead with Branksome Hall

Over the March break, 17 Branksome Hallgrade 11 students travelled to Queenstown, South Africa. They taught one-week literacy, science, physical education and leadership programmes to classes at Get Ahead. A great feature of the visit was participating in the “sisters” program. Each Branksome student was matched with a grade 11 Get Ahead “sister”. Together, the […]

Guest Blogger: Branksome Hall Student – Mariam Ascan

This past March break, sixteen girls from Grade 11 had the honour of participating in the annual Branksome Hall community service trip to South Africa. While there, we toured the beautiful city of Cape Town, learned about the history and culture of South Africa, and later traveled to Queenstown, where we taught at our partner […]