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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!


Outdoor fun

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Our children being creative while having fun, but also learning valuable skills they will use of in the future


Bazaar at the weekend

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

We had a lovely bazaar this weekend! Loads of preparation has been put into it. Thanks to all our ladies especially Lena who has been doing most of the planning. She and Charmaine started last week to prepare the baskets that were sold at the bazaar.

Another thanks goes to our learner's parents for their contribution. We really appreciate all their support!





An assessment well done

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

We congratulate Celiwe, seen in the picture singing with our learners! She did well during her Maths practical assessment last week.


Recycling fundraiser

Monday, September 03, 2018

Happy Monday from iThemba! We start this week with a beautiful picture of our learners dressed in recycling clothes :-) Last Friday, we had a recycling fundraiser and we would like to thank the parents for taking the time and effort to send their children in theme clothes.


Having fun in the sand

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Guess what is our children’s favourite area? Indeed, the sand area! We simply love the creativity and peer participation that takes place there!



Playing time

Monday, August 27, 2018

What have you been up to this weekend? We hope you had some relaxing days! In the pics, you can see teachers and learners having fun in the sun: They played “My sister is getting married”!


Craft & Creativity

Friday, August 24, 2018

Our children enjoyed different craft and creative activities in class recently ... have a great weekend everybody!


Donation received

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Thanks so much to St James Church for giving us more jerseys and clothes towards our bazaar! It will be held on Saturday 8th September.

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