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Happy Festive Season!

Friday, December 22, 2017

We wish everybody a happy Festive Season :-)



Summer break

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

iThemba is officially on summer holidays until 15th January! A huge thank you to our staff for their dedication, commitment and hard work throughout the year. Thanks so much to the iThemba Board members, Help Alliance, all our sponsors and donors for their support during 2017, we are super blessed. We wish you all a blessed and safe festive season, and look forward to be back in 2018


School season is almost over!

Monday, December 11, 2017

Last week, we still had children coming to school until Wednesday. Our children received another gift which was made up of many of the donations we received during the year, be it sweets, toothpaste, clothing, toys and educational items. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our visitors and donors who contributed towards this project and made it a success


A smile says it all

Friday, December 08, 2017

The smile says it all… Calvin was not at the end of year party last week so Lena delivered his gifts to him Happy Friday from iThemba!


Welcoming a new volunteer

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

A warm welcome to Chris who will be volunteering at the iThemba primary school for some time! He came last week with Arne and Susanne for a visit to school. Thanks to Arne for the sweets he brought with. In the pic, you can see Arne (middle) and Chris (on the right) assisting Lena and Charmaine (very left) in the kitchen :-)


Annual concert & graduation

Monday, December 04, 2017

Here are some impresssions from the annual concert and graduation that took place on Saturday 25 November.

Our children made us, their parents and friends so proud! It was beautiful, to see our children so confident  


Once again we say goodbye to our Grade R learners who will be moving to the primary school. Thanks to Susanne and Siegfried for handing the certificates to our Grade R learners.


Visitor time

Friday, December 01, 2017

We had visitors again lately: Susanne paid us a visit last week, accompanied by Siegfried Riedel, his daughter Caroline, James Russell and Sheetal Makhan. Thanks to Siegfried for the bag of sweets he gave us! Happy Friday from iThemba


Storytelling action

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Storytelling is such a big part of being a child, and enjoyed even better when someone tells it to you…seen here is Emily telling her learners a story of wild animals!


Fun activities at iThemba

Monday, November 27, 2017

Who is stronger when pulling the rope? Last week, our learners had a game day and had so much fun Happy Monday from iThemba!


Discussing pollution

Monday, November 13, 2017

Watch out, Monday is coming :-) Last week, our children discussed pollution. Thandi pointed out to them the municipal dumping site in Capricorn where the weekly garbage is taken. Happy Monday! 

Moving is healthy!

Friday, November 10, 2017

It's Friday again...time to move and get active! Juanita is seen here doing exercises with her learners outside...happy weekend  

Successful Food Fair

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Thanks to the staff and our children for helping to prepare for our Food Fair last week :-) Lena, Sharon and Charmaine are seen preparing the meals.

 Thandi is helping her learners with the finishing touches of the baskets.

 Afterwards, Thandi, Sue-ellen and Juanita filled the baskets with yummy goodies.


Practising for the annual concert

Monday, November 06, 2017

Last week, our learners had their first practise for the annual concert at Capricorn school hall...great things to come


Parents & staff meeting

Friday, November 03, 2017

Last week we had our last parents and staff meeting for the year, and we had quite a good turnout from the parents. Happy Friday from iThemba!


Preparation for Food Fair

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Creativity as its best: Our children were asked to decorate a basket for our upcoming Food Fair which will take place this Friday 3rd November....the results are stunning!


Outside fun on Monday

Monday, October 30, 2017

How did your Monday go? Our children and their teachers had so much fun outside as they played a game with wheel barrows and beanbags


Something big is coming...

Friday, October 27, 2017

Something big is coming for the festive season to support iThemba and the construction of our primary school! We can't reveal it right now, but seen here doing some preparation work are Shonté (left) and Esther (right, with her two daughters) from Lufthansa InTouch as well as photographer Rheta Ferguson! Happy Friday


It's all about smiles :-)

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Smiling faces all around :-) Our children are seen collecting leaves to use for an activity in class.


Donation by Lufthansa Cargo

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Last Wednesday Hermann Zunker and Grant Kemp from Lufthansa Cargo in Johannesburg brought us boxes of food, toys and stationery donated by their staff, customers and suppliers. Thanks a lot :-)


Time for some creativity

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Being creative is what our children love doing in class...have a look!




Food Fair on 3rd November

Monday, October 23, 2017

Good morning everybody, we hope you are having a fabolous Monday morning! Already full in swing are Lena and Charmaine, they are doing some preparation work on the sweet baskets that we will be selling at our upcoming Food Fair on 3rd November here at school. Our children will add some colour to the baskets soon.

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