Articles by: Mathew Philips

October Africa Code Week!

October Africa Code Week!

I had the privilege this week of being able to attend the opening of the SAP Auditorium at the Cape Town Science Centre. This exciting event was attended by our Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor. This event, taken place during our National Science Week,  was aimed at bringing to light the lack of STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 Digital
Grade 3 iPad Evening Success!

Grade 3 iPad Evening Success!

Our Grade 3 iPad Evening, this week, was an incredible success! It was fantastic having our Grade 3 parents there to attend our showcase event as we explained what to expect for 2016. Our well experienced Grade 4 teachers also joined us and had an opportunity to share with the parents what Grade 4 is like with the addition of an iPad as a tool[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 General, Grade 3
Grade 3 iPad Evening

Grade 3 iPad Evening

Grade 3 parents please join us next Tuesday evening. We look to spend some time showcasing what we’ve been doing in Grade 4 – 7 with our iPad One to One Project.  We look forward to also setting the expectations for 2016.

by July 29, 2015 Digital, Grade 3
Golden Bird Society Learn about Programming Languages!

Golden Bird Society Learn about Programming Languages!

This week our afternoon computer club, the Golden Bird Society, had the opportunity to learn about programming. The lesson’s purpose was to open their eyes to the world of programming, the concept and how prevalent it is in all aspects of technology in the world around us. We used the Java programming language as an example and had the opportunity[Read More…]

by May 21, 2015 Digital
Grade 6 Camp Fun

Grade 6 Camp Fun

Lots of excitement this week as the rain stopped just long enough to allow the Grade 6s to get on the bus and start their exciting journey to the Mizpah campsite in Grabouw. Mr Pietersen took a few photos of them on their first day. Activities included team building, eating and having some free time fun.         

by April 16, 2015 Grade 6
Backup then Restore – An iPad Plea!

Backup then Restore – An iPad Plea!

Its been an incredibly busy and successful Term 1 for the Digital Learning department. We’ve been successfully chasing our red rubber ball and have enrolled over 200 iPads into our iPad Management system. This is all due to us expanding our iPad One to One project from two to four grades. Our Grades 4 to 7 have been hard at[Read More…]

by March 29, 2015 Digital
iCAN Night School

iCAN Night School

Grade 6 and 7 parents are invited to join us next week at our iCAN Night School event. We look forward to spending some time sharing ideas with you on how to manage your child’s iPad.

by March 23, 2015 Digital
Thrass Night School Video

Thrass Night School Video

by March 18, 2015 General, Group Principal
iCan Night School

iCan Night School

Grade 4 and 5 parents are invited to join us next week at our iCAN Night School event. We look forward to spending some time sharing ideas with you on how to manage your child’s iPad.

by February 19, 2015 Digital

Back to School

Gavin shares with us how to, as parents, successfully approach our first day back at school.

by January 21, 2015 Group Principal