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Friday motivation

Friday, February 15, 2019

School is about learning, having fun and sharing with your peers both indoors and outdoors...we wish everybody a great weekend


The Learning Initiative and Care Up to work with our learners

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Great news for iThemba: Thanks to The Learning Initiative and Care Up for offering to work closely with our 4-5 year old group! They started with assessments on each child to see who needs further assistance. Thereafter the occupational therapist works with the children for the rest of the year to boost their learning. They also offer parents support and give them tips to assist their children at school. Seen here are Talia and Sophie guiding Iminathi through an assessment.


We have a huge trampoline now :-)

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Time to reveal what Kevin and his team have built last week: a trampoline :-) Thanks to Kevin who spent some time last week getting the trampoline ready for the children before they arrived at school! Lena is seen helping him. As you can imagine, the trampoline is a big joy for our learners...and our teachers too occasionally ;-)


Support from True North

Monday, February 11, 2019

Good morning from iThemba! We welcome Monray Hendricks from True North who is currently doing his Level 5 at Cape Town college. He will be spending one day every week at school to gain experience in the class. Seen here are the learners enjoying a movement activity with Monray and Emily! 

Reading time

Friday, February 08, 2019

Friday is here, time to relax! Our garden is a great place for relaxing and listening to stories under the shade of the trees. Happy weekend from iThemba :-)


What are we building?

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Look at this little construction site! What have Kevin and his team been up to? They were digging and cementing to build a.... can you take a guess? We will reveal the secret next week :-) Thanks to Kevin and his team in the meantime!


Learn mode full on!

Monday, February 04, 2019

Be it moving around or listening... our learners and teachers are always 100% on it! Thandi is seen here doing movement with her children in the garden:


Sue-ellen is seen here telling a story in class. Have a great start into this week everyone


Tidying up in our garden

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Our busy teachers at work: Emily is seen assisting the children to tidy up outside in the garden!


First parents teacher meeting of the year

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

We had our first parents teachers meeting last Wednesday - It was very well attended!


Africa A+ Summer Conference

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Workshop time! Africa A+ Schools invited us and four other schools to attend a Summer Conference at the Methodist church hall last weekend :-) We met up with the other schools and had loads of fun and shared information to utilise at school. Thanks so much to Anya and her team of AA+ fellows for facilitating!


Monday mood

Monday, January 28, 2019

Let's swing gently into this Monday morning! Good morning from iThemba!


Donation received

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Another 'thank you' this week goes out to WOOLWORTHS for the recent food donation! We really appreciate their continuous support.


Having fun in the sand

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

What are our learners up to? They enjoy building in the garden for example :-)


donation received :-)

Monday, January 21, 2019

We kick off this week with a huge thank you to Lufthansa flight attendant Ulla Sievertsen! She donated clothing, bags, books, toys and other goodies. Thanks Ulla!


Let's plant a mango!

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Insight into our teacher's daily tasks: Emily is seen demonstrating the planting of a mango seed with her learners.


Settling in our new learners

Monday, January 14, 2019

It is so good to see and welcome our children back to school! Our new parents were excited, but not all their children were as excited. Since we started school, we had some happy and some very sad little new learners. We are positive that they will ease in to the school flow soon :-)


School starts again this week

Monday, January 07, 2019

This week it's time to go back to school for our staff and learners...welcome back everybody!


Happy New Year!

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

We wish everybody a Happy New Year and a fabolous start into 2019! Best wishes from iThemba!


Merry Christmas!

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

We wish all of you a merry merry Christmas :-)


Happy festive season from iThemba

Monday, December 24, 2018

We wish everybody a blessed festive season :-)


Last day before summer holidays

Friday, December 14, 2018

Today is the last day before the long Summer holidays! iThemba staff would like to thank everybody for their continuous support, really appreciated! We will be back on the 7th of January, our learners will join us 9th January!


Visitor time

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Visitor time: Chris popped in again recently and brought a colleague, Alexander Vnukor to visit us. Stefan and Nicky also popped in for a visit.


Outdoor fun

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Besides all the Christmas excitement, our learners have fun at school throughout this very last week before holidays :-)



X Mas party 2018

Friday, December 07, 2018

Here are some impressions from our xMas party for our learners! Our children had loads of fun and were thoroughly spoilt :-)

A big thanks again to the Lufthansa InTouch team for their amazing work donating and getting our children’s Christmas boxes ready and for all the extra goodies.

Another huge thanks to all the staff for their contribution an also to all our other sponsors for their donations towards making the party a success: Dr Abbas, Dr Safgura Khan, Mr Mukadam from Wetlands Pharmacy, Peter from Toxic Waste, Nazier from Woolworths, Danny from A1 Chickens-Chicken, Nizaam from Dawoods Butchery, Mr Mic Dhansay from Busy Corner Butchery, Nuraan from Excellent Meat Market, Marcelle from Pick n Pay Capricorn, Wayne from Ola Ice-cream, Veronica from Muffin Mate, Hayley.

More pics can be found in the Gallery Folder!


X-Mas time is coming!

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Tomorrow is a big day for our learners! They will receive shoeboxes filled with little presents at their annual Christmas party! The boxes were kindly sponsored by Lufthansa InTouch Colleagues worldwide; the Cape Town Colleagues packed boxes for each child during this week -Thanks so much!


Trip to St James beach

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Another huge 'thank you' goes to Constance Simmons and her team who works at Amazon for taking our children out on an excursion to St James beach! They were transported by a fleet of Blue Bird taxi busses from school to Muizenberg and back to school again. We walked from Muizenberg to St James and back. They made all the arrangements, provided each child and adult with a goodie bag filled with fruit, fizzy drink, water, sweets, chips, muffin, as well as a hotdog and juice for lunch. Our children are so blessed, and had an amazing time!


Visitor time

Tuesday, December 04, 2018

Look who was back at iThemba: Chris paid us a visit twice this week He brought his friends Anna and Marcel along. Thanks to Chris for bringing toothbrushes, toothpaste and clothing for the school!


Annual concert & graduation

Monday, December 03, 2018

Good morning everybody! We start this Monday with some beautiful impressions from our annual concert & the graduation. Once again our children made us and their parents proud at the concert and graduation. Thanks to all our visitors and to all our staff ladies, families, parents and friends for attending and their continuous support.



On the train to...

Friday, November 30, 2018

Our little ones are determined to have some fun in the class riding in the train to Cape Town...are you going anywhere for the weekend? Happy Friday from iThemba!


True North’s Annual Teachers Celebration

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Last week we were invited to True North’s Annual Teachers Celebration and these ladies attended. Don't they look stunning in their African wear? It was an awesome evening! Emily was one of the lucky ones who won a spot prize, well done.


Visitor time

Monday, November 26, 2018

Happy Monday! We had lovely visitors last week: Beate and Caroline Riedel paid us a visit on Wednesday and spent some time with the children. A big thanks to them and their friends for sponsoring and paying for a few of our children’s school fees and uniforms!


Preparation for our annual concert

Friday, November 23, 2018

Tomorrow is the big day: We will have our annual concert! This week we have been in 'concert fever'; children and staff prepared for the concert. The children helped their teachers with the banner that will be hung in the hall as a back drop. If you are in Cape Town at the moment, please drop by at Capricorn School!


Time to relax...

Friday, November 23, 2018

Happy Friday from iThemba!


Time for some fun!

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Some more insight into latest play activities at iThemba! 

Reading time

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Reading and looking at stories in books is so important for our young learners and we try to encourage them to have a look at our little book selection!

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