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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
Inflation rise means rates likely to remain unchanged

Inflation rise means rates likely to remain unchanged

INFLATION edged up last month for the first time since April, reinforcing expectations that the Reserve Bank will keep interest rates unchanged when its monetary policy meeting ends on Monday. The annual rise in the consumer price index (CPI) ticked up to 5% from 4.9% in July, boosted mainly by hikes in housing utility costs, as well as fuel and[Read More…]

by September 21, 2012 Uncategorized
Accounting Grade 9

Accounting Grade 9

Use source documents to do journal entries….cheques are mostly issued for PAYMENTS, receipts and cash register rolls are sources for the RECEIPTS journal. Remember the extended accounting equation for general ledger entries: ASSETS + DRAWINGS + EXPENSES = CAPITAL + INCOME + LIABILITIES increases on debit side,decreases on       increases on the credit side, decreases on the credit[Read More…]

by August 8, 2012 Uncategorized
2012 Summer Olympics update

2012 Summer Olympics update

Le Clos savours golden victory Second gold for South Africa in the pool, this time denying US swim legend Michael Phelps JULIAN LINDEN Published: 2012/08/01 06:36:31 AM  SOUTH Africa’s Chad le Clos handed US swimming legend Michael Phelps a shock defeat last night, winning the men’s 200m butterfly final at the London Olympics, and giving South Africa a second gold medal[Read More…]

by August 1, 2012 Uncategorized
Tough times…

Tough times…

‘Plunge in consumer confidence an ill omen for SA economic growth’.  Index plummets eight points to minus three, showing increasing unwillingness to spend and a darkening outlook among consumers, mainstay of the economy. Sourced from Business Day: NTSAKISI MASWANGANYI Published: 2012/07/18 12:52:35 PM CONSUMER confidence plummeted in the second quarter of this year to levels last seen in the second and[Read More…]

by July 18, 2012 Uncategorized