Martins Academy is a private, full-time tuition centre in Alberton, Johannesburg South. We offer a full-time program on either the Cambridge International Curriculum (Grade 10 – 12) or the Impak (CAPS) Curriculum (Grade 8 – 12).
A new chapter for Broadacres Academy and Farm Nursery School
BROADACRES – Toasting to new beginnings, the Broadacres Academy and Farm Nursery School hosted a Family Moonlight Picnic to say goodbye to current owner Nigel Fitton. December 11, 2015. MIXED FEELINGS: Staff members of Broadacres Academy …
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Facts : 1 About 1972, the Irvins went to Vienna and imported the stallion Maestoso Palmira to add new blood to the herd in order to prevent inbreeding
Facts : 2 However, the Lipizzan stallions and mares in South Africa are still direct descendants of the original six mares and two stallions
Facts : 3 The stud now has up to 20 broodmares, and has become a genetic outcross pool for European studs, because these bloodlines were cut off for several generations from the rest of the world
Facts : 4 Jack Irvin was also the head of the company National Chemical Products, which became the first sponsor of the South African Lipizzaners, and the company continued its sponsorship until 1978
Facts : 5 In the mid-1950s, George Iwanowski met Colonel Hans Handler, who at the time was second in command at the Spanish Riding School
Facts : 6 Handler began to travel to South Africa once a year to help Iwanowski with the planning, the choreography and the training for the performance
Facts : 7 Some riders of the first graduating class were Mietie of Hartesveldt, Margie Widman, Ann Sutton, Lynn Jarmen, Gill Meyer, Anne Webb, Ania Glintenkamp, Eva Sydow, Carol Kretszchmar, Maureen Quinn, Helen Dalgliesh and Valerie Welsh
Facts : 8 Other staff of the Spanish Riding School continued to travel to South Africa to further develop the program
Two of Hawken School’s faculty members have decided to pursue their desire to explore an international experience by accepting positions at the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg, South Africa. The husband and wife team of Matthew Young and Sara Mierke have served Hawken in several various capacities.