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

Target 5000

Last weekend began the project: target 5000. A summit at 3005 m. 1500 vertical drop. Raise at 4:30, approach by bus at 5:15, start of the walk at 6:30 for a return at 17:30. This is the toughest march in preparation for Mount Kenya. The whole group followed the rhythm […]
Jun 1, 2018

Project Target 5000

Last weekend began the project: target 5000. A summit at 3005 m. 1500 vertical drop. Raise at 4:30, approach by bus at 5:15, start of the walk at 6:30 for a return at 17:30. This is the toughest march in preparation for Mount Kenya. The whole group followed the rhythm […]
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

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 […]
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

Amiens and Puppetry

The Seconde students who opted for the Performing Arts option were lucky enough to be invited to the International Puppetry Meeting in Amiens, which this year revolves around the idea of “exile(s)”. The trip gave rise to various meetings, students from foreign schools ( Morocco, India), but also French students […]
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 […]