As part of our new endeavour to boost critical thinking and team building, the Grade 7s took on the Marshmallow Challenge. The aim of said challenge is to build the highest free standing structure out of 20 sticks of spaghetti, masking tape and wool and to place a single marshmallow at the top of the structure. We are so…

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Munching Mike is the famous monster from Letterland! He loves eating marshmallows and mangoes mixed with a bit of metal and magnets! A variety of activities were done during the past few weeks to introduce and teach the letter “m” to the children. The children made Minions Masks. We even made Monsters by blowing paint on a paper! We…

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Johan Louw and Zahné Bosch presented an awesome study skills workshop for our students. The practical workshop was an introduction to study skills, designed to equip students with appropriate skills to start the journey of becoming more efficient and dedicated learners. The workshop covered the following areas: Academic goal setting Planning and time managements Motivation Specific learning style: Assessment…

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Our IGCSE and AS/A Level art students have been working diligently on their coursework.  

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Afrikaans Second Language, Checkpoint (Grade 8) Assignment

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Skryf ‘n opstel van 80 tot 100 woorde oor jou lewe as ‘n tiener. (Write an essay of 80 to 100 words about your life as a teenager.) Tienerlewe: Musiek, Vriende en Skoollewe vir my! Daar is baie aspekte in ‘n tiener se lewe soos skoollewe, musiek en vriende. Al die aspekte is belangrik vir my. Eerstens MUSIEK! Musiek…

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Mother’s Day gifts

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All the children from Courtney Kids worked hard to prepare a beautiful succulent in a pot as a special gift for their Moms. First, they had to put the soil into the little pot, before planting the succulent. The next step was to water the plants. Now for the finishing touches…. Happy Mother’s day to all our wonderful mommies!!

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Modern Society Baggage

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The world we live in today is filled with viral videos, dabbing and Youtube challenges. However, this is accompanied with an endless list of social issues, trapping lots of people in a cocoon of negativity. Here are just a few to mention. School bullying Every day, thousands of teens wake up afraid to go to school. This is a…

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Checkpoint 2018 Class visit – Lory Park Zoo

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Lory Park Zoo is a little haven situated in Midrand. It is often referred to as a boutique zoo, a place where animals can be appreciated up close, where human and animal interaction is welcomed, creating a personal and peaceful atmosphere. Lory Park Zoo opened its doors in April 2000. The zoo homes many confiscated and abused animals and…

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1 April 2017

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Pre-Reception to Year 6 – Swimming Gala Success Wow! What a successful Mini Inter-House gala. Well done to all the children, including the little pre-schoolers, who swam so incredibly well and did their team proud. Congratulations to the teams for their outstanding performances: First Place – Yellow Diamonds Second Place – Blue Topaz Third Place – Purple Pearls Fourth Place –…

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