Newspaper clipping – The Mercury – 23 July 2008
School exchange project applauded
The relationship has led to investment in local pupils’ education, including the development of a geography study guide which is now in circulation.
Officials from Earlington and the UK’s Prince Henry Grammar School in Otley, West Yorkshire, met at a conference in South Africa five years ago. Mona Singh, who manages Earlington’s projects, said they began by exchanging ideas.
The schools exchange pupils and there were now 12 Prince Henry pupils attending classes at Earlington. Teachers also exchanged teaching methods and materials.
Prince Henry teacher June Brighouse said the benefits of the relationship were mutual.
Education MEC Ina Cronje welcomed the partnership.
Prince Henry pupil Lewis Pollard, who has been attending classes at Earlington, said it had been an interesting experience.