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The Grade 8s delve into The Twelfth Night

The Grade 8s delve into The Twelfth Night

More than in any other Shakespearean play, the characters in Twelfth Night display a remarkable degree of gender and sexual ambiguity. The Twelfth Night creates humour and enjoyment for the audience from the possibility of desire and attraction. The play is perhaps best understood as a testament to the unpredictable power of  love and highlights stereotypes associated with men and women[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 English, High School
The Grade 11s enter the Season of Giving

The Grade 11s enter the Season of Giving

The Grade 11s are taking initiative, coming together and giving back. The season of giving is well on its way. With a great deal of excitement, the grade has chosen to decorate shoeboxes and fill them with necessities for those in need. This generous act of community service allows students to bridge a small gap in an underprivileged life, put[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 High School, Life Orientation

Rebutting and rebuilding….

Grade 9’s practised the age old art of forming a compelling argument and having it torn apart by an apposing idea. Why did I do this to them?…..Trade Unions! We have been studying Trade Unions in Economic Sciences this term. To give the Grade 9’s a feel for how negotiations take place, they were given a scenario. One side of[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Accounting, High School
Wonder on the World of Work

Wonder on the World of Work

Making learning relevant continues to be a Grade 7 Curriculum priority. We started this term off with the Baby project during which we gave learners just a sneak peek into the real world of parenting and we now end the term off with a glance into the world of work. “You mean to say I have to work the whole[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Grade 7, Primary

Busy Bees in Grade 6!

This term has been a long but busy term. We have been learning many things from studying films to the different Biomes that our world has to offer! The grade 6s have loved learning about the world and the different climates and what animals live in those different Biomes and why. The world has so much for us to learn[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
My Gunsteling Strand…

My Gunsteling Strand…

The Grade 5’s had to let their creative juices flow. They had to tell us about their favourite beach. The excitement was rife immediately, they had to find interesting information about their favourite beach in Cape Town, and some of them were amazed by the facts they found!                 The catch was that[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
E-Colours in Grade 4

E-Colours in Grade 4

This term our Grade 4s received their E-Colour bands and were so excited to wear them. It is a great tool to use when figuring out how to support their friends and peers. Lockdown and COVID – 19 regulations enforced social distancing which meant that we couldn’t necessarily give our friends a hug to cheer them up if they were[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
2020 – a crazy year, but we are getting used to the new normal.

2020 – a crazy year, but we are getting used to the new normal.

So 2020 started out as any other academic year would for the Grade 11 Business Studies students.  However, it all changed on 15 March when President Ramaphosa declared a National State of Disaster.  School was not going to be the same again.  We started online schooling after a short holiday and returned to the classroom only in June.   Now,[Read More…]

Oh, the places our Gr 3s will go.

Oh, the places our Gr 3s will go.

Term 3 is underway and what a fantastic term it has been. We have learnt so much and have adapted beautifully to a changing environment. As Term 3 comes to an end we continue to look forward.   In the last week, our Grade 3s have had plenty of fun making a hot air balloon craft where they had to brainstorm[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Our Magical Farway Tree Adventure

Our Magical Farway Tree Adventure

As Jo, Beth and Fran climbed up the ladder of the Magic Faraway Tree, their mouthes fell wide open as they saw the strange world that had opened up before their very eyes… Just as Jo, Beth and Fran have been discovering a new magical land of the Faraway Tree, the Grade 2’s have been discovering a whole new world[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary