Zapiro Exhibition

As part of the discussion held about South African politics & history with Amanda last week, students spend the 2nd part of the discussion at the Zapiro Exhibition where they took a picture with ‘Nelson Mandela’. The exhibition, “ZAPIRO: Jiving with Madiba” by Jonathan Shapiro is showing at the South African Jewish Museum Cape Town’s Company’s Garden. Not just another tribute to Nelson Mandela, this exhibition, the largest ever of Zapiro’s work, celebrates the life and contributions of South Africa’s greatest citizen, his struggle, successes and shortcomings. Jonathan Shapiro is South Africa’s most popular and leading political cartoonist who has won numerous awards and spoken at many cartoon events & exhibitions around the world.

Halloween Film ~ 31 October

Come watch a Halloween Howler on Monday afternoon…if you DARE!!! Where: Student Lounge Time: 15h15 Screamingly scrumptious snacks included!

Cape Town- World Design Capital 2014!

Cape Town was named World Design Capital 2014 yesterday at the International Design Alliance (IDA) Congress in Taipei. As the first African city to be awarded this title it is a fantastic achievement for Cape Town and Africa! Being named the World Design Capital provides the opportunity for the city and the community to come together through transformative design and development plans. The accolade will also enhance Cape Town’s reputation globally as being a place that is known for more than just its natural beauty. The World Design Capital 2014 title results in a year-long programme of design-focused events that will see creative communities across the globe turning to Cape Town for social, economic and cultural solutions. View Cape Town’s World Design Capital 2014 celebration video, which premiered in Taipei at the IDA Congress, at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrcFSbYSEko

Halloween Horror Story Competition

Write a scary story that will send shivers down our spine! Give it to your teacher by Thursday 27 October and stand a chance to win a prize that will make you scream! Higher levels: (Intermediate- Advanced) 250 words Lower levels: (Beginner- Pre-Intermediate) 150 words Your story must begin with: It was the eve of Halloween 2011. Outside it was raining and getting dark. The thunder & lightning had just cut the power and two students were all alone in the EC building.

Inter-school Football Tournament

Come support EC as we play a 5-a-side Football Tournament against other English schools in Cape Town! When: Saturday 29 October Where: Gianluca Vialli Soccer Point- 21 Norfolk Rd, Seapoint. Time: 10h00– 14h00 EC Team: Cristian Torres (Colombia) Eduardo Coelho (Angola) Kheder Alabd (Saudi Arabia) Zafer Karaalioglu (Turkey) Fabienne Hof (Switzerland) Danilo Santos (Angola) Heejin Jeon (Korea) Abdullah Bakhyoor (Saudi Arabia) Mehmet Yildirim (Turkey) Bruno Caetano (Angola)

Free Yoga Class

Join this invigorating hot yoga class geared to optimise health and well-being! When: Thursday 20 October Where: Meet outside EC at 18h30 Cost: Free class (bring R10 to hire a yoga mat) Bring: A towel & water If you would like to join please write down your name on the list at reception

Phantom of The Opera

Join Chris on 30 November to catch this best selling musical. There will be jaw dropping scenery and breathtaking special effects. Last chance to buy your tickets to see this legendary love story! Book with Chris by latest 21 October Where: Artscape Theatre Time: 8pm Cost: R175p/p For more information speak to Claudia