Our 60th Celebrations Begin!

Our 60th Celebrations Begin!

St Benedict School in Pinetown celebrates its 60th Anniversary in 2016. The school was established by the Missionary Sisters of the Precious Blood in 1956 and was originally known as Pinetown Convent School. On the first day back at school the new prefects got the year off to a good start in assembly with singing, balloons, […]

The Foundation Phase Nativity

The Foundation Phase Nativity

The Grade 1, 2 and 3 learners ended off the school year with their annual Carols by Candlelight and Nativity Service. The Grade 1 learners performed the actual Nativity story, while the Grade 2 and 3 learners performed various musical and dance numbers. The focus of the evening was on the real meaning of Christmas […]

SBS Shares the Love

SBS Shares the Love

During the course of the final term, the families at St. Benedict School dug deep and responded so generously to help those in need. Our yearly Love Box project, yet again, had a wonderful response and the gifts were delivered to Ixopo at the end of November. The Grade 5 classes collected cordial juice to […]

Buddy Bear Vists SBS

Buddy Bear Vists SBS

One of the highlights of the Grade 2 year at St Benedict School is when the learners are treated to a year-end visit by Buddy Bear. Each learner gets to choose their own puppy or kitten to build. They then give it a heart, stuff it, weigh and measure it and get a Birth Certificate […]

Grade RR and Grade R Present “A Gift to Remember”

Grade RR and Grade R Present “A Gift to Remember”

The Grade RR and Grade R classes presented their Christmas Nativity, “A Gift to Remember” to their parents and family members on Tuesday evening. After many practices they sang their hearts out, much to the delight of the appreciative audience. The children then joined their parents for a bring and share family braai which nurtured […]

Grade 2 Entrepreneurs

Grade 2 Entrepreneurs

The Grade 2 learners have spent the 4th Term learning about money. In order to put their new skills to the test, they held a Market Day. Each learner had to make and sell items to the rest of the school, give the correct change and then calculate their expenses and profits at the end […]

Denim Day to Support Sugar Babe Foundation

Denim Day to Support Sugar Babe Foundation

November is World Diabetes Month. In support of children who have previously attended St. Benedict School and Alex Schwegmann, one of our Grade 1 learners living with diabetes, we invited all the Junior Primary children to wear denim and blue this Friday. The children were invited to bring in a donation in support of the […]

Grade 12 Peer Counsellors Farewell

Grade 12 Peer Counsellors Farewell

The Gr 11, Gr 12 Peer Counsellors, Mr Louis, Mr Neale and the Peer Counselling Facilitators (Ms Bogaard, Mrs Cotton, Mrs Downing, Mrs Van Noordwyk, Mrs Govender and Mrs Ndabezitha) joined together to celebrate another year of service to peer counselling and to bid the matric Peer Counsellors farewell. Encouragement, humility and gratitude were the […]

2015 Art Exhibition

2015 Art Exhibition

We hosted our annual art exhibition on the 28th October, which showcased the works of both Primary and High School learners. Parents and friends were invited to view the art which was displayed in classrooms and corridors throughout the Primary School.  

Dinosaur Show Entertains the Pre-Primary Children

Dinosaur Show Entertains the Pre-Primary Children

Leigh and Lulu from Educate and Fascinate paid the Pre-Primary School children a visit this week. They presented their Dinosaur show to the little ones, and as much as it entertained them, they also learned so much about the now extinct species. Their show included an educational element, some singing (with roaring dinosaur actions to go […]