The children came dressed in traditional wear, bokke supporters and as Game Rangers yesterday, in celebration of Heritage Day (24th Sept) and World Rhino Day (22nd Sept). The morning was spent braaing Boerie Rolls, followed by a passionate assembly that was hosted by the Grade 4’s. They presented facts about Heritage Day and the illegal [...]
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These new weekly awards have been introduced this term. Teachers nominate children from their classes for a Weekly Wonder Award. The nomination can be based on anything which has impressed the teacher, be it in the classroom, on the playground or on the sports field. The teachers hand in a small ‘Weekly Wonder’ card on [...]
Remedial Support St Francis College has acquired the services of Mrs Kath Kopke who is a trained remedial teacher. Mrs Kopke is available to assess our children and can offer remediation and educational support. Parents are invited to contact Mrs Kopke through the school office should they wish to consult with her.
Nursery School News (Mrs Lonsdale) The second term is marching along so fast and with it we are seeing all the children growing and flourishing every day. The Nursery school has been a hive of activity this past month and I want to share some of the exciting things that have been happening: Wellness day. [...]
GREENWOOD BAY COLLEGE DERBY WEEKEND – 31 MAY and 1 JUNE This derby weekend was a great success. The scheduled netball and soccer matches took place on the Friday afternoon in cool but pleasant weather. Our netball girls did their best on the netball court, but the Greenwood teams proved to be too strong. Both [...]
100 Club The Governing Body of the school has initiated and is in the process of launching, a new fundraising strategy called the ‘100 Club’. The idea of the 100 Club is to have a monthly event at which there will be cash prizes to be won. The 100 in the name is a reference [...]
THE WELLNESS DAY The brainchild of Lé Keller, this unique event was held on 25 May at The Links Clubhouse. The main focus of the event was a panel of healthcare professionals who each spoke on their particular areas of expertise with the focus on children’s health. In addition to this, there were stalls selling [...]
Mr. Osmond started the final assembly for an extremely successful first term with a story to explain one of the Colleges four values. respect Compassion Integrity Perseverance Starting with Integrity... The last of the Merit Certificates for the 1st Term were presented to students and a new award "The Lighthouse Award" which is a recognition [...]
Talent Show 2019 An amazing talent show was enjoyed by young and old on 5 April 2019. The grade 7’s were the hosts (Sine, Sipho, Kyle, Emily & Cadence). Our greatest showman, Dylan Hodder opened the talent show with a bang! The grade 0 and 00s each had their moment to shine with a [...]
The Grade 7 class are raising money for their tour at the end of the year. They are selling tickets for the chance to win this giant Belgian Chocolate bunny. Tickets are R10 each and if you buy 5 tickets, you get one FREE. If you are interested in buying tickets, the Grade 7's will [...]