Nov 17, 2017

Pretoria arts and culture day

During arts and culture day, students from CP, CE1 and CE2 collaborated on a collective art project. The goal was to work on silhouettes: after defining what the silhouette is, students were able to mimic different actions in sport, then reproduce the corresponding silhouettes in two ways: – in 3D, […]
Nov 17, 2017

Cradle of humankind

Where do we come from? The Cycle 3 students of Pretoria decided to find out! The adventure started with hiking through the Sterkfontein Caves, where Little Foot and Mrs Ples were discovered. We continued to Maropeng – Cradle of Humankind (Maropeng means “back to our origins”), where we travelled by […]
Nov 17, 2017

African portraits

During « La semaine des lycées » the students of Pretoria’s Cycle 3 learnt about various African ethnic groups and were asked to choose their favourite portraits from Mario Gerth’s photographic pieces. These were then cut up, coloured as they envisioned, and reglued to create completely new portraits. The combinations […]
Nov 17, 2017

Pastry workshop for Pretoria cycle 3

On Thursday, November 2nd, the students of CM1 realized chelsea buns following the advice of a pastry chef officiating within a Spar. They greatly appreciated this sweetness with cinnamon, icing sugar and raisins. On Wednesday, November 8, it is the CM2 who are introduced to the culinary art!
Nov 17, 2017

CP classes at “Strauss and Co”

On Friday, 10th of November 2017, CP classes discovered South African artists’works exhibited by “Strauss and Co” before their auction. Students were able to observe a few works in detail through a treasure hunt …  
Oct 19, 2017

Tasting week in Pretoria

In Pretoria we celebrated a week of taste by learning about the art of pastry making under the expert guidance of Mr Fouad, the Spar pastry chef. The maternelle classes prepared different culinary delicacies such as croissants or little turtle breads. The older children in CP and CE1 made delicious […]
Apr 20, 2017

Pretoria Computer Club – Newspaper

The pupils of the Computer Club recently published their newspaper for the second trimester. They wrote short articles on the different events that took place at the Pretoria campus during the months of January and March. They also created some games. Please click here to access the newspaper: Les nouvelles de […]
Apr 13, 2017

Jules Verne “Little researchers”

During three days, all the students of CP of the Jules Verne school played the little researchers. After the discovery of the science museum Bono on Tuesday 11st April, they participated in scientific workshops on electricity and sound on Johannesburg campus! How to light a lamp? How to make music […]
Apr 6, 2017

Discover the CM2A comics

We first read a fantasy novel in class: Le Père Tire-Bras, by Jean-François Chabas. We then transcribed the text into the script for a comic, in other words we imagined the scene, the text of the captions, the speech bubbles, and any eventual onomatopoeia. We then chose the size of […]