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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.


Time to run

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

It was great to have Ian at school with us recently! We had a short staff meeting with him. Emily is seen here supervising a race of her learners in the garden - run my dears, ruuun :-) 

Musical education

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Another music lesson: Our Grade R learners are being taught how to use different instruments by the team from Smart kingdom kids academy...we appreciate the opportunity a lot, thanks!


Monday motivation

Monday, August 20, 2018

Get that ball rolling on a Monday morning :-) Our learners were having loads of fun with their peers in the garden last week, have a look!



Visit from Social Development department

Friday, August 17, 2018

This week Vuyiseka Majali, Monique Hendricks and Robert Prince, from the Department of Social Development, paid us an official visit! They did a monitoring performance of our school. Nontoneko Saunders from The Department of Water and Sanitation gave our children a talk on saving water. She left us some sanitizer, toilet paper, soap and posters - Thanks for this :-) Happy weekend to everybody from iThemba!


Move your body

Friday, August 10, 2018

Time for some sporty activities! Seen here are our Grade R learners going through their paces during a physical education lesson with their teachers. Happy weekend from iThemba!



Donation received

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Thanks to WOOLWORTHS for the donation of food, really appreciated :-)


Little artists at work

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Also inside our school, creativity was flowing in the last week :-) Our children had loads of fun doing various art activities!


Outside fun

Monday, August 06, 2018

Last week we had some amazine winter sunshine here in Cape Town! Our learners were enjoying the good weather in the garden with their peers...happy Monday!


Culture Fundraiser Day

Friday, August 03, 2018

Last Friday we had a culture fundraiser day! We thank the parents for their support and for making an effort to dress their children according to the theme. Have a look ar our beautifully dressed up learners


Parent teachers meeting

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

We had our parent teachers meeting for this term and discussed important issues taking place at school. Thanks to everyone who attended.


Donations received :-)

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Lesley Pearson came to do an assessment in the Grade R class recently and delivered books and educational toys from two donors - thanks for this!



Visitor time

Monday, July 30, 2018

We kick off this Monday with a visitor post: It was great having Sandra Riedel back to spend some time with the children last week! Thanks for swinging by Sandra! 

Excursion to the Aquarium

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Our learners had such a memorable experience recently! They went on an excursion to the Aquarium. Thanks so much to the staff and parents who ensured that our children were safe, but also had an enjoyable time. They watched the “Water Cycle Adventure” puppet show, the feeding of the penguins, stingrays and other fish.

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