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!
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 :-)
Friday, February 23, 2018
Look who is helping out here with cleaning-up outside: Calam from the younger class :-)
Our children were also having loads of fun on the wheel toys outside! Happy Friday from iThemba.
Thursday, February 22, 2018
We had some visitors again last week: Laura and Julian loved spending time with the children and brought them some biscuits.
Verena, Udo and their daughter also popped in for a visit; they brought us toothbrushes and lollipops. Thanks to all for the gifts
Insight into daily classes
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
What is our staff busy with? Here you can see Emily enjoying playing a balloon game with her learners!
Juanita did a maths assessment activity with the Grade R learners.
Parents offering helping hands
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Thanks to Gavin, one of our dads, who volunteered last week for two hours to clean the outside area. Much appreciated!
Valentine's Day was great :-)
Monday, February 19, 2018
Let's start this Monday right with spreading some positives vibes: Last week, our children had a very busy week with a fundraiser for Valentines day!
They made gifts for their parents and decorated biscuits for themselves...well done everybody
Friday, February 16, 2018
Thanks a lot to Shoprite South Africa who paid us a visit recently accompanied by Peter from True North. They donated a lunchbox to each of our children Happy Friday!
Support with school fees :-)
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Thanks so much to Siegfried, Beate and Caroline Riedel for their generosity and love towards our children! The Riedel family and their friends sponsored six of our children paying their school fees for the year. They also brought us gifts of clothes, towels and stationery. We are really grateful for so much support
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Thanks to the staff and parents who attended our first parents teachers meeting last Wednesday afternoon. Most of the parents were at the Meeting.
Lots of visitors
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Last week, we had quite some visitors again: Tim brought his two friends Martin and Juri from Germany to visit the school.
Christina brought her husband Andreas Kern along for a visit this time. Thanks to them for donating cosmetics, toothbrushes, toothpaste, toys and clothes.
Bettina brought the Buchholz family, Stefan and Nicky, his girlfriend to visit. Thanks to the Buchholz family for the donation of clothes!
Happy Monday from iThemba
Monday, February 12, 2018
Good morning everybody...it's Monday again! Time to get the ball rolling and start fun activities with our kids
Thursday, February 08, 2018
Our children loved having the visitors here this week. Here you can see Caroline Riedel reading a story to the children!
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
What is our teacher Thandi doing here, you might ask? She is calling on her inner actor and dramatizes the story of “The Lion and The Mouse” to her children...what a nice idea, well done everybody
Farewell for Chris
Monday, February 05, 2018
Good morning and happy Monday from iThemba! Last week, we had to bid farewell Chris who has assisted us with so much during his short stay - thanks a lot, especially for supplying our kids with new tooth brushes, a donation by him, his friend Simon and other friends of him! He took care of our children's dental hygiene and he explains: “One big point on our daily agenda has been brushing teeth to keep the caries away. This has always been so much fun and its better to learn with a minty breath.” Thanks Chris for your support
Keeping our school clean
Friday, February 02, 2018
A very good way to start the new year: Keeping our school clean! Thank you to our learners and their teachers for supervising this task. Happy Friday from iThemba!
Visitor time at iThemba
Thursday, February 01, 2018
Susanne popped in last week and brought Christina Kern along to visit us. Thanks so much to Christina for the clothes and other goodies, she will be back in February again
New & old learners settling in again
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Good Morning everybody! Fun times at iThemba: Our new little ones seem to be enjoying their new environment, inside and outside.
Our other learners are very happy to be back at school too
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Chris and his friend Simon popped in at school last week. Thanks to both gents who brought us toothbrushes for the children, we had sufficient to start them off for the new year!
Monday, January 29, 2018
Good morning from iThemba! Last week, we had fun outside:
Emily is seen playing a game with the children.
We were also doing fun things inside:
Chris spent a day with the Grade R learners... We hope your Monday is also going well
A warm welcome!
Friday, January 26, 2018
A warm "Welcome" to all our new children and their parents, and "welcome back" our old children and their parents! We trust that we will all have an awesome year working towards our children’s growth. Most of the new learners have settled in very well, with a few tears and sad faces in the morning only.
We are back from holidays
Monday, January 22, 2018
Good morning everybody! The year is already in full swing and our learners from the iThemba pre-primary school have been back 1 week! We will share more updates this coming week...happy Monday from iThemba and a big smile :-)
700 kids, 700 dreams, 1 School: phase one
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Today was the first day at iThemba Primary School!
We were all super excited and well done everybody! We are so proud of our 105 children
Thanks to Help Alliance, Riedel Kinderstiftung, Accion Humana and all of our Lufthansa colleagues, the employees of ITSM Group, friends and supporters, who helped to make this dream become a reality.
Here are the caterpillars:
And the bees:
And finally the butterflies:
Happy Festive Season!
Friday, December 22, 2017
We wish everybody a happy Festive Season :-)