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THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS – IEB OR CAMBRIDGE

“Uniquely Different” – that is the best way of describing the choice between the IEB (Independent Examinations Board) and the Cambridge International Assessment Examinations) curricula which are on offer at Ashton.   “The results the Class of 2017 achieved on both these curricula …
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From The Editor…

From the Editor – Dave Charles From the Editor   Have you noticed how quiet the Bitcoin cheerleaders have gone of late? Apparently the cryptocurrency has effectively halved in value since the latter part of last year and there are a lot …

AIRBNB…. AND COWS IN THE POOL

Consumer Watch Glenda Thompsom Hi Everyone, Technology is just the best thing ever!  The fact that we can make use of wonderful apps that just make our lives easier is just phenomenal (for instance, I have just down loaded Facetune, which takes …

Ashton College Spotlight

Joe Erasmus By the time you read this article-Rage 2017 would have come and gone. Matriculants who descended to the coast would have celebrated 12 years of schooling and for most of them, Rage will be remembered for all the right reasons, …
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The Lost and Lonely Grand Piano

  Dave Charles The name Steinway in the music world is like Rolls Royce in the motor trade. And just as you would be surprised to find vintage Roller in regular sort of used car lot, you would be equally taken aback …
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TARZAN THE BOY FROM THE BUSH

Annelize van Zyl During our morning walks in Blythedale where we live, we noticed that a German Shephard was always on the street and eventually realised that it was not just a dog that had gone on his daily outing off his …