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South African representative at Silvermine Academy

South African representative at Silvermine Academy

Megan Cunningham was selected to ride for the South African adult Eventing Team in the Africa Cup held in Joburg. At 17 years of age, Megan is probably the youngest person to represent South Africa in the sport. In an action filled weekend, through the three phases of dressage, cross country and show jumping the South African team managed to[Read More…]

Grade One interviews the Prinicipal!

Grade One interviews the Prinicipal!

Our Grade One’s had the privilege of having an interview with our principal, Mr Keller. A few children got the chance to ask Mr Keller about his life. Mr Keller told us all about his Grade One year and his experiences as well as how different Grade One was back then. Our children realised how lucky they are to have[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized
The wonderful College of Magic

The wonderful College of Magic

This week has been highly enjoyable as our Grade R’s visited the College of Magic. They were treated to a variety of shows and magical delights, under the supervision of ‘The Prof’. They were left in awe and wonder as the magic tricks unfolded before them. The venue itself is historical and the setting befitting the concepts of science and logical analysis,[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 Grade R, Pre-Primary, Uncategorized
Grade 6 Friendships and Memories

Grade 6 Friendships and Memories

A day spent with friends is always a day well spent. That is what school life is about. The great thing about new friends is that they bring energy to your soul. It has been very precious to see new friendships develop over the course of the year, not only in our classes, but also across the grade. Our children[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 Grade 6, Uncategorized
Grade 3’s Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Grade 3’s Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

The Grade Three’s collected recyclable materials and were told to create something useful out of what they had found. The learners came up with the most incredible, innovative ideas and made products out of waste. From piggy banks to board games, toy cameras and cookbook stands, the learners surprised and impressed the teachers with their unbelievable creations. We all got[Read More…]

by March 25, 2015 Grade 3, Uncategorized
SMA: Economic Management Science – Grade 8 Source Documents

SMA: Economic Management Science – Grade 8 Source Documents

The Grade 8 class had to work hard in order to come to grips with the concept of ‘source documents’ and how they effect the effectiveness of Accounting in a business context. Once they understood that any business transaction generates ‘paperwork’, it was easy to grasp how it applies practically to the in-and-out flow of money in a business.  

by April 16, 2014 Uncategorized
The giants ………….

The giants ………….

BARELY weeks after a senior management shake-up at Apple, Microsoft has had its own shake-up — and it couldn’t have come at a worse time for a company that has just launched new products that are supposed to change its face and give it an edge over its technology rivals, Apple and Google. Unlike at Apple, where Scott Forstall was[Read More…]

by November 28, 2012 Uncategorized
What would you do if you had to make decisions about interest rates?

What would you do if you had to make decisions about interest rates?

INFLATION rose more than expected in October, cementing views that the Reserve Bank will leave interest rates unchanged on Thursday. Statistics South Africa figures released on Wednesday showed that on average, prices increased 0.6% between September and October. Inflation was recorded at 5.6% year on year in October, from a 5.5% year-on-year increase in September. The market was expecting a[Read More…]

by November 21, 2012 Uncategorized
As you prepare for exams:

As you prepare for exams:

See how inflation affects us all in real terms……. INFLATION rose more than expected in September, supporting views that another interest rate cut is unlikely at the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee meeting next month. Statistics SA figures released on Wednesday showed that on average, prices increased 0.9% between August and September. Inflation was recorded at 5.5% year on year[Read More…]

by October 24, 2012 Uncategorized
EMS Students: check this out……

EMS Students: check this out……

We have been learning about this……(Sourced from www.bdlive.co.za) SOUTH Africa’s economic outlook is deteriorating rapidly, with unrest in the mining sector and national transport strikes likely to lead to job losses, central bank governor Gill Marcus said on Wednesday. Speaking to economics students in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape, Ms Marcus reiterated her stance that the Reserve Bank had no[Read More…]

by October 10, 2012 Uncategorized