World Cup: The Dutch Are in Town!

Led by an orange double-decker bus the Dutch Supporters have travelled from Pretoria via Durban and are now on their way to Cape Town ahead of their Group E match against Cameroon at 20h30 today at Cape Town Stadium. Royal Netherlands Football Association, Supportersclub Oranje and De Oranjecamping … Read more

EC Students star in movie “Another Day, Another Dollar”

Students Raaffat Rady, Mohammed Altwjiri, Jose dos Santos, Enrique Albors, Cho Sung Bin, Andres Ramirez and Mariko Miyata will be going home with a unique souvenir of their time in Cape Town – a movie with them as the actors! On the 24th April filming for the movie ‘Another Day, Another Dollar … Read more

EC Cape Town Supports Bafana Bafana!

This morning EC staff blew their vuvuzelas and put on their South Africa T-Shirts, hats and face paint in support of Bafana Bafana (a term of endearment for the South African team which means ‘the Boys’) ahead of todays opening match against Mexico!

Cape Town’s ferris wheel

Cape Town’s own version of the London Eye has just opened at the V&A Waterfront. Named the ‘Wheel of Excellence’, this 50m diameter wheel is smaller than the London Eye (which is 135m high), but similar to the 60m wheel in London’s Hyde Park. The Wheel of Excellence, a fully illuminated gi … Read more

EC Staff Team Building

Last night all the teachers were at the school for a teacher teambuilding event with one of the activities being making a T-shirt which was World Cup inspired. Students voted this morning for which T-shirt they thought was best and the team that made it received a prize! Check out the pictures below … Read more

World Cup: 7 Days Until Kick-Off!

With 7 days to go to the start of the World Cup, a giant vuvuzela (a plastic blowing horn that when blown sounds like a foghorn/ elephant) has been mounted on top of Cape Town’s famous unfinished bridge. It’s said that this vuvuzela will be fitted with a truck horn and blown when a goal is scored! A … Read more