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ITHEMBA NEWS

Friendship Tree

Friday, May 18, 2018


We are super proud of our youngest learners who under the guidance of their teachers Thandi and Nangamso created a beautiful “Friendship Tree”!

 

Lovely donations :-)

Thursday, May 17, 2018


Thanks so much to Ackermans for the donation of clothes and Sonnendal Dairies for the yogurts, we really appreciate it. Also a big thanks to WOOLWORTHS, our children were spoilt with lots of healthy and yummy treats. Lena and Charmaine are seen filling bowls for them.

 

Parents teachers meeting

Wednesday, May 16, 2018


We had a parent teachers meeting last Wednesday evening. We are grateful for the loyal parents who attended, but need to work on getting more parents to join us at meetings.

 

Teachers and learners having fun

Tuesday, May 15, 2018


It is great to see when our teachers show the games to the children - and also have fun while doing so

 

Happy Monday

Monday, May 14, 2018


We hope you had a lovely weekend! Our iThemba learners send everybody a smile for a fresh start in to the week

 

Happy learners with sunshine & sand

Friday, May 11, 2018


Sunshine and sand is all you need to put a smile on our learner's face Happy Friday from iThemba!

 

Time for another clean-up

Thursday, May 10, 2018


Juanita assisted her learners to keep the school tidy. Thanks to everyone

 

Training for our staff

Wednesday, May 09, 2018


Thank you to Chameleon Educare for inviting us to share in their staff development day! Another thank you to Africa A+ Schools for facilitating the workshops. Anya and Shanaaz were the facilitators for the morning. We had loads of fun playing games and participating in interactive discussions with them.

 

Exploring instruments

Tuesday, May 08, 2018


Our younger learners had loads of fun exploring instruments last week! The Grade R learners worked on their puzzle skills and Grade O was busy being creative during art activity time.

 

 

Monday games

Monday, May 07, 2018


Happy Monday  Our teachers had much fun with our learners playing group games in in the garden lately.

 

Some more insights into special activities

Friday, May 04, 2018


Our learners discussed pets lately; Sue-ellen brought one of her pets to school to share with her learners.

We also had funny group games going on like wheel barrow, and ball and Frisbee races.

 

Food donation

Thursday, May 03, 2018


Thanks a lot to WOOLWORTHS for this generous donation of food, really appreciated

 

First lessons with Smart kingdom kids academy

Wednesday, May 02, 2018


Our Grade R learners started their recorder lessons with Lance and another colleague last week! Thanks to Heather Adonis from Smart kingdom kids academy.

 

Some more beautiful artwork

Tuesday, May 01, 2018


Some more beautiful artworks by our learners: Have a look at this sand art!

 

Insight into our activities

Monday, April 30, 2018


Good morning from iThemba! What has been going on at iThemba last week?

Our learners got creative and Sue-ellen and Celiwe assisting them in class with art activities

 

Friday mood!

Friday, April 27, 2018


Hang in there, it's almost weekend...happy Friday from iThemba

 

Colour creativity

Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Time for our learners to be creative with colours...some indoor fun from iThemba

 

Outside fun

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


Our children had an awesome time both inside and outside recently. Here are some fun activities from our outside area.

 

Happy Monday everybody

Monday, April 23, 2018


We had a morning of playing group games recently…Juanita and Celiwe are seen assisting their learners with the Frisbee and ball race!

 

Time to clean up

Friday, April 20, 2018


Thandi and Nangi are seen here assisting and supervising their learners as they cleaned up outside lately - thanks everybody and happy Weekend.

 

Visitor time!

Thursday, April 19, 2018


Melanie from Lufthansa InTouch accompanied Andre Weinberger, Bernadette Thabru and Martin Sassenfeld who work for the Lufthansa Group on a visit to school last week. As seen in the photograph our children enjoyed having the visitors here

 

First Aid training for our staff

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


Thanks to True North Vrygrond who organised First Aid level 2 Training for the educare centres in the community. Nangamso and Juanita represented our school and attended the three day training course.

Both ladies enjoyed the experience. Nangi is seen bandaging her patient and Juanita is seen practising the CPR process on a dummy.

 

 

Time for a little dress up

Tuesday, April 17, 2018


Dress to impress: This group of learners thoroughly enjoyed a dressing up session in class

 

We are back from school holidays!

Monday, April 16, 2018


We hope you had a good start in to this week We are happy to have our learners back after the holiday break. They had loads of fun learning and exploring in class last week. They did activities like drawing, cutting, sticking and painting...have a look!

 

Today is the first day of school again

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Today is 'back-to-school' day for our learners, holidays are over! We wish everybody a great start into the new school term

 

Visitor time at iThemba

Friday, April 06, 2018


It was great to see Michaela and Andreas again last week! Thanks so much to them for the Easter eggs and chocolates

 

Easter holidays at iThemba

Monday, April 02, 2018


We are officially on Easter holidays! Here are some more impressions from last week though!

Our children were thrilled to participate in the Easter eggs hunt

 

Happy Easter from iThemba

Sunday, April 01, 2018


Thanks so much to Bernard form St James Catholic church who popped in at school to deliver Easter eggs for our children earlier this week  We wish everybody happy Easter!

 

Our daily work

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Some insight into the daily work of our teachers: Emily is seen telling the story of “Three Bears” to her learners...

... and Thandi is doing movement exercises with her children.

 

Visitor time at iThemba

Tuesday, March 20, 2018


Heather Adonis and Lance Stemmet from Smart kingdom kids academy were here last week and would like to offer our Grade R learners a music experience using recorders.

Also, Torsten Blank and Paolo Gniel paid us a visit and brought a colleague, Marie Kilian along.Thanks to them for bringing toothbrushes, toothpaste fruit and biscuits for the children!

 

Fundraiser at iThemba

Monday, March 19, 2018


Our learners are just too cool for school... We had a sunglasses fundraiser at school last week. Thanks to the parents for their support and happy Monday from iThemba!

 

Celiwe Jack as new volunteer

Tuesday, March 13, 2018


We are happy to welcome Celiwe Jack as a volunteer at school! She is currently studying at CPUT to become a teacher. With us, Celiwe will gain experience in a Grade R class for her upcoming practical exam.

 

 

Behaviour Management Workshop

Monday, March 12, 2018


Our teachers went to a Behaviour Management Workshop last weekend by Willie Erasmus, a Clinical & Child Psychologist in Claremont. They thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and returned with positive reinforcement. Happy Monday from iThemba

 

First Aid training for Thandi

Friday, March 09, 2018


Thanks to the ECD Forum who made it possible for Thandi to enjoy a three day First Aid training with the city! Thandi is seen doing CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) on a Baby.

 

 

Assessment of our learners

Wednesday, March 07, 2018


Thanks so much to Ros and Sophie from The Learning Initiative who assessed our 4-5year old learners. Together with Care Up and DSD they assist the learners who have barriers throughout the year by providing therapy. Thanks to True North for encouraging this initiative for schools and educare centres in the community

 

Kepp your balance!

Monday, March 05, 2018


Can you keep your balance? Not as easy as it seems...our learners were working on their balance lately! Happy Monday from iThemba

 

 

Quarterly health visit

Friday, March 02, 2018


We are glad to announce that we had our quarterly visit from the Health Inspector, Zisile Mqhayi! As always he has given the school a good report Happy Friday from iThemba!

 

Leaner-teacher fun

Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Our learners had so much fun with their teachers lately. Sue-ellen read the story of “The very hungry caterpillar” ...

...and Emily played a Xhosa game with her learners

 

Thanks to our handyman Kevin

Tuesday, February 27, 2018


Thanks so much to Kevin who is keeping our school in shape and doing all the handyman jobs for us. Recently, he installed hooks in the Grade R class for the learners bags. So much more space in the class now!

 

 

Time for fun activities

Monday, February 26, 2018


Good morning and happy Monday! Last week, our learners did lots of fun activities like washing a doll...

painting, craft work, drawing on the board...

or just having fun outside :-)

 

 
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