About Smiling Valley Intermediate Farm School

Smiling Valley Intermediate School is a small farm school that caters for the learners who come from families that work on the surrounding farms of Combongo, near to King Williamstown in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. There about 200 learners aged from 4 to 18 years. This school was formed in 1940 by a farming family. More recently the Roman Catholic Church has also become involved with managing the school, along with the Department for Education. All the learners come from the surrounding farms and are Xhosa speakers. It is a school that has a strong and rich cultural background.

The purpose of the link between the schools is to help pupils at both schools understand about different cultures and issues surrounding citizenship. (Partnership Agreement)

The Principal of the school is Mr Mongezi Mncono and there are also 7 other teachers.

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