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Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Micahel Eugene Porter was born on 23 may 1947.  He is a leading authority on company strategy and competitiveness of countries.  Michael is the most cited author in the fields of Business and Economics, his main interest and areas of interest are company strategy.  He has recently turned his atttention to the field of Health Care Delivery in the USA[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Business Studies
Garam masala, ginger, garlic, chilli ….

Garam masala, ginger, garlic, chilli ….

So, today the Grade 11’s made beautiful smells in the kitchen.  We tackled curry and it was very successfull. The curry we made today was very fragrant and had fresh ginger, gresh garlic, garam masala, chilli powder and coriander.   We ade the entire school’s mouths water and the Grade 11′ were very pleased with their curries.   Did you know[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Consumer Studies
Chocolate – Food of the gods!!!

Chocolate – Food of the gods!!!

Last week the Grade 10 and 11’s worked with chocolate.  We made various sweets and discovered that chocolate is not always the easist substance to work with. Some very interesting facts about chocolate: More than twice as many women crave and eat chocolate as men do.  Chocolate produces the effects of a mild anti-depressant by increasing serotonin and endorphin levels[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Consumer Studies
Telling the time.

Telling the time.

During this term we have been learning to tell the time. To begin with we learnt the o’clock, quarter past, quarter too and half past. We are now finding out about all the 5 minute intervals. The learners have had a lot of fun working with the room parents in the passage, playing games in groups and one on one[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Grade 3
Creativity in full flow

Creativity in full flow

The Grade 4 to 7 classes have all successfully completed their first artwork of the term. They have done an excellent job with some exciting results.  Grade 4 reflected on their families in this project. Grade 5 went on a “trip” to Venice and observed all the colourful washing hanging out to dry  over the canals.   Grade 6 gave[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Creative Expression
Playtime at Sunbird

Playtime at Sunbird

The Sunbird children have been making the most of the last few warm days of summer, enjoying messy sand and water play!  This is all part of the sensory learning experience necessary for developing reading and writing skills.

by March 13, 2012 Grade R
Guitar Tuition

Guitar Tuition

Guitar Tuition at the Academy Jeremy Olivier will be leaving us at the end of this term to fulfil all his performing commitments. Jeremy was one of our founding members of the Academy and it was such a pleasure to have him on our Staff again even if it was for a short while. Gari Crawford is making more time[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Music
6 Important Phrases to Remember

6 Important Phrases to Remember

The six most important words are: “I admit I made a mistake” The five most important words are: “ You did a good job” The four most important words are “ What is your opinion?” The three most important words are: “ If you please” The two most important words are: “ Thank you” The one most important word is:[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Life Orientation
How To Make Cheese At Home

How To Make Cheese At Home

The Grade 9 Technology class has been learning about the processes we can apply to food products to improve their value, longevity, taste and appearance.  Try this very easy cheese recipe and witness the changes for yourself! Ingredients 2 cups of milk 10 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juices Salt White pepper A knob of butter (or margarine) Sugar And a[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Technology
Final Showdown at Newlands Pool this THURSDAY

Final Showdown at Newlands Pool this THURSDAY

It all comes down to this. Our U13A Waterpolo Girls have worked so hard this year. We have reached the Final of the Western Province Chamionships and only Reddam House stand in our way. On Thursday, at roughly 17:00 our girls will be playing at Newlands Swimming Pool (near the Rugby Stadium.) The U13A Girls would LOVE to see you[Read More…]

by March 12, 2012 Sport