Jun 14, 2018

SCHOOL CAMP: KwaZulu-Natal

On Sunday 3 June,  CM2C, CM2D and the CM2 students from Pretoria went to school camp (or “veld school,” as South Africans call it) in KwaZulu-Natal. The children first spent 4 nights in an eco-friendly centre near Durban. Every morning, they were taught to surf by professionals and had fun catching […]
Jun 8, 2018

Yasuke

On Friday, June 1st, the CP-CE1D and the CE1 A pupils presented a spectacle adapted from the album Yasuke written by Frédéric Marais, which tells the true story of a former slave who traveled from Kilimanjaro to Mount Fuji and became samurai. Each class was inspired by a continent. After […]
Jun 1, 2018

The CM1 / CM2 rhinos sold at auction for the benefit of rhino protection!

Students and teachers in grades 1 and 5 of the Johannesburg campus can be proud. The rhino project was set up to educate students about the problem of rhinoceros poaching. The students had created 42 small papier-mâché rhinos and one of them had been reproduced in very large format (3.50 […]
Jun 1, 2018

School trip to Durban

On the morning of Saturday 20 May, the CM2A and CM2B pupils, accompanied by their teachers, set off to spend a wonderful week in KwaZulu Natal. Upon our arrival at the Wessa centre, in Durban, the children settled in for four nights in their dormitories. The following day, a visit […]
May 25, 2018

Ndebele Chalkboard

At the end of last term, the CM2s of Pretoria created their own Ndebele chalkboards using the mosaic technique. This linked up to their theme on symmetry and helped them understand the complicated nature of breaking and cutting tiles to create something new, just like Barcelona’s Gaudi! It was tricky […]
Apr 20, 2018

Fairy Garden

After a month of pure dedication, the fairy garden made by the Cycle 3 classes of Pretoria was revealed to some other classes. The students used what they learnt in Geography to plan a forest, paths and homes and their creative talent to bring it to life. The garden will […]
Apr 20, 2018

Maboneng Graffiti Tour

The CM1s of Pretoria enjoyed a colourful morning in the streets of Maboneng, Johannesburg. Our guide, Jo Buitendach, from PAST Experiences explained the differences between street art and graffiti and taught us various terms to understand this type of art better. She was very impressed by our students’ knowledge on […]
Apr 13, 2018

Graffiti Tour for CM1 students

This week, we went to Maboneng for the Graffiti Tour with our 2 guides JO and Bias who is a renowned graffiti artist from Joburg. Bubble letters, tags, masterpieces, throw ups, street art have no secrets for us. We were also able to draw our own graffiti on site.
Apr 5, 2018

University of Pretoria & Tuks FM tour

As part of both our Geography class (Se loger, travailler, se cultiver et avoir des loisirs) and Art class (Visual Spaces), as well as Media Week, we visited the University of Pretoria last Thursday, 29 March. We were first showed around the 1908 campus with the best Law Faculty in […]
Mar 29, 2018

The Speech Festival

The Speech Festival took place at the Pretoria school, on Wednesday 28 March, with a wonderful turn-out by the parents. The Cycle 3 classes did exceptionally well this year! A huge thank you to the adjudicator, Heather Sandmann, and our English teachers, Vanessa Smeets and Leane Curnier for preparing the […]