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ITHEMBA NEWS

Last day before summer holidays

Friday, December 14, 2018


Today is the last day before the long Summer holidays! iThemba staff would like to thank everybody for their continuous support, really appreciated! We will be back on the 7th of January, our learners will join us 9th January!

 

Visitor time

Thursday, December 13, 2018


Visitor time: Chris popped in again recently and brought a colleague, Alexander Vnukor to visit us. Stefan and Nicky also popped in for a visit.

 

Outdoor fun

Wednesday, December 12, 2018


Besides all the Christmas excitement, our learners have fun at school throughout this very last week before holidays :-)

 

 

X Mas party 2018

Friday, December 07, 2018


Here are some impressions from our xMas party for our learners! Our children had loads of fun and were thoroughly spoilt :-)

A big thanks again to the Lufthansa InTouch team for their amazing work donating and getting our children’s Christmas boxes ready and for all the extra goodies.

Another huge thanks to all the staff for their contribution an also to all our other sponsors for their donations towards making the party a success: Dr Abbas, Dr Safgura Khan, Mr Mukadam from Wetlands Pharmacy, Peter from Toxic Waste, Nazier from Woolworths, Danny from A1 Chickens-Chicken, Nizaam from Dawoods Butchery, Mr Mic Dhansay from Busy Corner Butchery, Nuraan from Excellent Meat Market, Marcelle from Pick n Pay Capricorn, Wayne from Ola Ice-cream, Veronica from Muffin Mate, Hayley.

More pics can be found in the Gallery Folder!

 

X-Mas time is coming!

Thursday, December 06, 2018


Tomorrow is a big day for our learners! They will receive shoeboxes filled with little presents at their annual Christmas party! The boxes were kindly sponsored by Lufthansa InTouch Colleagues worldwide; the Cape Town Colleagues packed boxes for each child during this week -Thanks so much!

 

Trip to St James beach

Wednesday, December 05, 2018


Another huge 'thank you' goes to Constance Simmons and her team who works at Amazon for taking our children out on an excursion to St James beach! They were transported by a fleet of Blue Bird taxi busses from school to Muizenberg and back to school again. We walked from Muizenberg to St James and back. They made all the arrangements, provided each child and adult with a goodie bag filled with fruit, fizzy drink, water, sweets, chips, muffin, as well as a hotdog and juice for lunch. Our children are so blessed, and had an amazing time!

 

Visitor time

Tuesday, December 04, 2018


Look who was back at iThemba: Chris paid us a visit twice this week He brought his friends Anna and Marcel along. Thanks to Chris for bringing toothbrushes, toothpaste and clothing for the school!

 

Annual concert & graduation

Monday, December 03, 2018


Good morning everybody! We start this Monday with some beautiful impressions from our annual concert & the graduation. Once again our children made us and their parents proud at the concert and graduation. Thanks to all our visitors and to all our staff ladies, families, parents and friends for attending and their continuous support.

 

 

On the train to...

Friday, November 30, 2018


Our little ones are determined to have some fun in the class riding in the train to Cape Town...are you going anywhere for the weekend? Happy Friday from iThemba!

 

True North’s Annual Teachers Celebration

Wednesday, November 28, 2018


Last week we were invited to True North’s Annual Teachers Celebration and these ladies attended. Don't they look stunning in their African wear? It was an awesome evening! Emily was one of the lucky ones who won a spot prize, well done.

 

Visitor time

Monday, November 26, 2018


Happy Monday! We had lovely visitors last week: Beate and Caroline Riedel paid us a visit on Wednesday and spent some time with the children. A big thanks to them and their friends for sponsoring and paying for a few of our children’s school fees and uniforms!

 

Preparation for our annual concert

Friday, November 23, 2018


Tomorrow is the big day: We will have our annual concert! This week we have been in 'concert fever'; children and staff prepared for the concert. The children helped their teachers with the banner that will be hung in the hall as a back drop. If you are in Cape Town at the moment, please drop by at Capricorn School!

 

Time to relax...

Friday, November 23, 2018


Happy Friday from iThemba!

 

Time for some fun!

Wednesday, November 21, 2018


Some more insight into latest play activities at iThemba! 

Reading time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018


Reading and looking at stories in books is so important for our young learners and we try to encourage them to have a look at our little book selection!

 

Countdown for our annual concert

Monday, November 19, 2018


Good morning everybody! The end of this week will be a big one for our Learners: on Saturday, the annual concert will take place at Capricorn school! Last week, our teachers concentrated on getting our children ready for the concert.

 

 

Fun with sand

Friday, November 16, 2018


Playing with sand is a favourite for any age...our learners truly enjoy it :-) Happy weekend from iThemba!

 

Thanks to Celiwe!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Thanks so much to Celiwe for her input and contribution towards our children’s care and education this year. We really appreciate what she has done and how she has become a part of our school! We wish her well for the future and look forward to working with her in 2019 when she plans to continue with her studies. Seen here is Celiwe and the children riding in an imaginary train across the Western Cape.

 

OUr busy little artists

Tuesday, November 13, 2018


Insight into latest art activities at class...everybody is really busy

 

Visitor time!

Monday, November 12, 2018


Good morning from iThemba, we hope you had a great refreshing weekend? Guess who popped into school last week? Arne :-) He delivered some soap that was donated to us from Condor. Thank you Arne, it is always good to have you here!

 

Creativity flows

Friday, November 09, 2018


It's so nice to see how concentrated our learners are when it comes to being creative :-) Happy Friday to you all from iThemba! 

Teachers in action

Wednesday, November 07, 2018


Teachers in action: Juanita is seen assisting her Grade R learners in class!
 

Visitor time at iThemba

Tuesday, November 06, 2018


Gabriela Ferreira came to visit us last week before she attended the naming of the new Austrian Boeing, and spent time with them in class. She was amazed at the growth in our children since her last visit. She brought sweets for each child, and we received chocolates - thanks Gabriela

 

Sibanye - We are one

Monday, November 05, 2018


Good morning from iThemba! Last week, our Grade R learners were  invited to the naming of the new Austrian Boeing at the primary school: It was given the name “Sibanye“ proposed by the South African schoolchildren at the iThemba Primary School in Cape Town. Sibanye is a South African word meaning “We are one“.Our learners received a cap each and other gifts, thanks a lot :-)

 

Learners love to play

Friday, November 02, 2018


We finish off this week with this lovely picture showing our learners playing: Happy weekend from iThemba!

 

Disco fundraiser

Wednesday, October 31, 2018


We had a “Disco” fundraiser at school recently! Thanks so much to the parents for their support. Some of our children and teachers are showing off their dance moves, can you feel the beat?

 

Time for some fun

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Nangamso and Celiwe are seen having fun playing games with our children outside!

 

Happy faces

Monday, October 29, 2018


The sun was back in Cape Town last week: Happy faces! Good morning from iThemba :-) 

First Christmas concert rehearsal

Friday, October 26, 2018


Our children had their first Christmas concert rehearsal last week and they coped very well with the whole exercise. We are so proud of them!

 

 

Time to listen

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Sue-ellen is seen sharing a lesson on “our bodies” with her learners in class ... everybody is super attentive :-)

 

Last parents-teachers meeting of the year

Wednesday, October 24, 2018


We had our last parents-teachers meeting of the year last Wednesday and had a very good attendance

 

Sharing knowledge

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


Do we have a future teacher here? Kungawo, one of our Grade R learners enjoys sharing her knowledge with her peers; she is seen teaching them her interpretation of Mathematics with Lucy, her assistant standing by!

 

 

Busy Learners

Monday, October 22, 2018


Happy Monday from iThemba! Our learners are busy drawing & being creative...no time to look into the camera

 

Teacher-learner fun

Friday, October 19, 2018


Time for some Friday fun: Our teacher Thandi is seen doing a game with her learners outside! Have a great weekend everybody!

 

Teachers supporting our learners

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Our teachers are highly motivated to support our little learners in their development. Seen here is Sue-ellen assisting her learners in class :-)

 

Kevin our helping angel

Monday, October 15, 2018


Good morning everybody! This post goes out to Kevin. We are so thankful that he is our handy man at school! He spent the last holiday week working in the Grade R class putting up special boards for the learners work. We really appreciate all that he does in maintaining the School.

 

Friday fun

Friday, October 12, 2018


It is great to be back at school and to see all our learners again focusing on playing & learning! Have a great weekend everybody :-) Your iThemba Team

 

Back to school week

Monday, October 08, 2018


It's back to school week...our learners are ready to learn and have some fun in the sun...:-) Happy Monday from iThemba!
 

Learning through play

Friday, October 05, 2018


Learning through play is so important for children; and our learners had so much fun lately doing just that :-)

 

Practicing for the upcoming concert

Wednesday, October 03, 2018


Our Grade R learners gave everything during a practise session for their upcoming concert in November.

 

school holidays

Monday, October 01, 2018


Good morning from IThemba! The third school term is over and this week is school holiday! We will be off until 9th October but the support staff will be at School in case any learners come in.

 

weekend vibes

Friday, September 28, 2018


Our learners love to be outside, play, run and have fun in the sun :-) happy weekend from iThemba!

 

Discovering your inner artist

Wednesday, September 26, 2018


Time to get your inner artist one: Our learners love getting creative in class!

 

 

Parents workshop

Tuesday, September 25, 2018


We had a parents workshop on Saturday 15th September and seventeen of our parents attended. The response was a bit disappointing but those parents who came had a wonderful experience, and promised that more parents would be at the next one.

 

Happy Heritage Day!

Monday, September 24, 2018


IThemba wishes all South Africans a happy Heritage Day or Braai Day for the locals !

 

Time to clean up

Friday, September 21, 2018


Sue-ellen is seen here assisting her learners in tidying up around the school - an important task! We are trying to make our learners aware of keeping their surroundings clean and tidy as early as possible. Have a lovely weekend everybody!

 

Reading time

Thursday, September 20, 2018


Time to indulge into some great books for our learners :-)

 

Discovering our surroundings

Wednesday, September 19, 2018


Sitting down and listening: Thandi is seen outside with her learners. The aim was to make them see and explore their environment around them!

 
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