After spending some time learning about farming in Social Sciences, the Grade 4 learners visited Maywood Farm, a commercial dairy, beef, vegetable and egg farm which is situated near Pietermaritzburg. The learners had a fun filled day learning about farming with many hands on activities, including feeding the calves, searching for eggs and making and […]
The Primary School presented their annual school concert, titled “Let’s Celebrate” at the end of May. The concert celebrated the school’s 60th anniversary and made use of a time capsule to take a brief look at some of the landmark events of the past 60 years, both at the school and out in the wider […]
Each week, every class in the primary school from Grade R to Grade 7 attend dance and drama classes as part of their curriculum. To showcase what they have learned, every child will participate in our annual showcase on the 25th and 26th May, with a special morning show for grandparents on the 24th. This […]
The Grade 1 learners have been learning about the Letterland characters this term in Phonics. They celebrated how far they have come by having a “P” Party, with everyone coming to school dressed as something beginning with the letter P. Policemen, pirates, princesses and even peacocks joined in the fun and the day ended with […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
After learning about Movement and Energy in the Natural Science “Systems” unit at the end of Term 3, the Grade 4 learners had to make and play their own musical instrument . They were told to use recycled materials that they had at home. Their creations were fun and imaginative.