The date for Founders' Day 2014 has been confirmed as Friday 24 October 2014.
Cricket - 2014 Algie Cup Final (20 over fixture played at Hudson Park)
Selborne 1st XI vs Hudson Park 1st XI (8 March 2014)
Hudson Park 78 all out. (Jacinto Da Silva 3/11, Nathan George 2/14, Morgan Steyn 2/6)
Selborne 79/3. (Morgan Steyn 27, David Brits 16no, Ross Van Reeken 16)
Selborne won by 7 wickets.
Selborne College 1st Cricket XI had a comprehensive win against Hudson Park 1st XV, winning the 2014 Algie Cup. The Selborne team took some amazing catches, and the bowlers led from the front. Travis Benn, who did not take a wicket in the match, bowled with vigour and speed not often seen at school level cricket. Congratulations to the Selborne 1st Cricket XI on finishing the 2014 season on a winning note.
KES Water Polo Tournament 2014 (9 March 2014)
Congratulations to Ian Donovan who was selected for the KES Tournament Water Polo Side at the conclusion of the tournament. Ian was selected as the best goalkeeper of the tournament. He is the first Selbornian to be chosen for the KES Tournament Side for many years.
Ross Reeves about to shoot for the Selborne 1st Water Polo Team.
Selborne College Sprint Regatta - Friday 14 February 2014
Selborne College 1st Eight won their heat to advance to the final and they finished 4th in Junior Men 1st Eight.
Selborne College 1st Cricket XI beat Healdtown 1st XI at Buffalo Park, to advance to the next round of the Coke T20 Cricket Tournament.
Morgan Steyn hit a superb unbeaten 50.
Crewe House won the inter-house Gala on Tuesday 4 February 2014.
Old Selbornian, Greg Hechter (Class of 1991), spent time with all the Selborne College rugby coaches, sharing his vast knowledge and experience as a senior member of the Stormers &Western Province coaching staff.
Also present was Wayne Weyer, Border rugby stalwart and experienced referee. Wayne will be assisting Selborne College rugby in the kicking department during the 2014 season.
All the Selborne College coaches found Greg's session extremely beneficial. Areas that Greg covered included conditioning, playing winning rugby, defence, kicking and attack.
The day ended with a braai attend by Greg, Wayne and the Selborne College rugby coaches. This allowed the coaches time to discuss many rugby issues on a personal level with Greg and between themselves.
We are extremely grateful to Greg for taking the time from his busy schedule to assist Selborne College Rugby.
Selborne College Rugby Coaches.
Grey Bloem Water Polo Tournament (23 & 27 January 2014)
Selborne College 1st Team lost Grey HS (3-10)
Selborne College 1st Team beat Paul Roos (10-4)
Selborne College 1st Team beat Pretoria Boys High (5-4)
Selborne College 1st Team lost Reddam (3-4)
Selborne College 1st Team beat Parktown (5-4)
Grey College Cricket Festival
12 January 2014: Selborne College 1st Cricket XI beat St Charles 1st Cricket XI by 1 wicket.
11 January 2014: Selborne College 1st Cricket XI beat Somerset College 1st Cricket XI by 7 wickets.
10 January 2014: Selborne College 1st Cricket XI beat Affies 1st Cricket XI by 5 wickets.
Over 90% of The class of 2013 achieve University Entrance Passes.
The class of 2013 did itself proud by setting a new record for high quality passes with over 90% of the class passing at the level required for entry to Bachelor's degree studies. In addition an amazing 8 candidates achieved 7 or more distinctions and 24 achieved 4 or more distinctions. Only one of the 134 candidates has not yet passed.
Alvin Reabow and Arun Sajeev both achieved 9 distinctions [all of their subjects, including Mathematics paper 3 and Advanced Programme Mathematics] at an average of 93%. Alvin scored 98% for Mathematics and 96% for Physical Sciences, while Arun scored 99% for Mathematics and 96% for Accounting and Physical Sciences. Scott Kriel, Samkelo Nangu, Alan Philip, Tristan Sam, Mark Schrier and Siphesihle Zwane also excelled by achieving 7 distinctions. Dylan Billingham, Lance Kidson, and Rohin Rama each achieved 6 distinctions, while Mark De Lacy, Chad De Matos, Nkosana Nkosi (97% for History) and Wesley Spanjaard each achieved 5 distinctions. Dominic Bank, William Brann, Qhayiya Kobese, Guy McComb, Salizwa Plaatjie, Tyler Riddin, Dylan Savage, Andre Scheepers and Thomas Kolathu all achieved 4 distinctions. Most of the 6 candidates who achieved 3 distinctions are only 1 or 2% short of further distinctions and could attain them after remarks.
The History results are truly remarkable with 35 candidates achieving distinctions. There were 19 distinctions for Mathematics and 17 for English and for Life Sciences. Subject averages were healthy with Music at 83%, Life Orientation at 78%, History at 76% and English, IsiXhosa, Mathematics, Mathematical Literacy, Accounting, EGD, Geography, Life Sciences and Physical Science all over 60%.
Congratulations to Arun Sajeev who won the award for 1st place in the East London District from the Eastern Cape Department of Education.
Founders Day 2013
The weather held for a wonderful Ceremony of the Key.
Selborne College is delighted to announce the Prefect Body for 2014.
Rear (Left to right): Anthony Malinzi, Jonothan Dutton, Anathi Tongo, Jacinto da Silva, Robert Lyons, Mr P Coetzer (Mater in Charge), Reece Pienaar (Headboy), Mr A H Gunn (Headmaster), Mlingani Matiwane (Deputy Headboy), Jason Steyn, Brandon Davis, Rohin Jain, John Kachoko.
Front (Left to right): Cecil Jnawali, Ryan Boy, Sheldon Moss, Travis Benn, Ross Gregan, John Deere.
Inset: Byanda Dlulane
Congratulations to Mr Gunn on reaching 20 years’ service to Selborne College as Headmaster.
Mr Max Norman (Deputy Headmaster) and Mr Peter Kopke (Chairman of Governing Body) hand over a painting of the school, to Mr Gunn, in recognition of 20 years’ service to Selborne College
Staff and guests at a luncheon to celebrate Mr Gunn’s 20 years of service to Selborne College.
The Selborne College 1st Tennis Team that played in the Kearsney Tennis Festival 2013.
From Left: Mr Gareth Ellis (Powerade Kit Sponsor), Ryan Boy (Capt), Luke Hickman, Antonio da Sousa, Kai-Daniel Brittnell,
Andrew Burger, Ryan Little and Mr Justin Sparg (Coach and Master in Charge).