Hoërskool Brandwag (Uitenhage)

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Hoërskool Brandwag is an Afrikaans medium school in Uitenhage, South Africa, with an academic orientation.[1] Uitenhage is an industrial town with a Volkswagen factory, the largest auto factory in Africa. The school opened in 1937, and is named after a peak in the Drakensberg in Golden Gate Highlands National Park, called "The Sentinel" in English, which appears on the school's emblem.[2] Its motto is "U dienswillige dienaar" (Your obedient servant), which was the title of the autobiography of Afrikaans literary figure Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven.[3]

Athletic teams include rugby[3] and netball.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schools / Brandwag Hoërskool". UD Nuus*News. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ Ehlers, Andre (2013). "Skoolwapen". Lees verder oor ons Skool!. Hoërskool Brandwag. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "DIE BRANDWAG HOERSKOOL". Rugby 365. July 21, 2005. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Hoërskool Brandwag". High School Sports Magazine. Archived from the original on 2014-02-22. Retrieved February 9, 2014. 

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Coordinates: 26°10′24″S 28°19′03″E / 26.17333°S 28.31750°E / -26.17333; 28.31750