Pre-School Playdate

On Monday 13 February the Pre-School hosted its annual playdate evening. The purpose of these evenings is to provide an opportunity for parents of the pre-school children to enjoy playing and interacting with their sons and daughters in their day-time environments. Needless to say, the children were in their element… and the parents as well!

The annual wors rolls sales once again topped off another brilliant evening of fun together! Continue reading

Grade 1 Skills Morning

On Saturday 28 January, Grade 1 children and parents attended the annual Skills Morning. This is always a fun, busy morning where parents get to experience first-hand the way in which children are taught skills during sport and P.E. lessons, and get to play with them!

Soccer, cricket, hockey, tennis and catching stations were all part of the programme, but fun won the day! Check out these photos: Continue reading

Wheels Day!

Wheels Day saw a flurry of action on Friday 9 September as Maritzburg Prep completed the last of its themed Fridays in the third term. The day was marked by each grade having time on their own wheels, learning about safety and exploring the campus on bikes, roller skates and scooters.

A highlight of the day was the Unique Water trike which offered rides to the children, as well as an adrenaline-rush display by The Stig – also known as Mike Gordon, a parent at the school. Continue reading

Speech & Drama

Term 3 was a standout on the calendar as Maritzburg Prep participated in the annual Speech and Drama Festival. Classes and individuals prepared poems before a panel  of judges and were graded and given feedback. All classes were handed an A+ by the visiting festival judge.

The junior primary classes then performed the items for each other as well as the pre-school. Continue reading

Olympic Friday

As part of the third term’s Themed Fridays, Maritzburg Prep celebrated the Olympic year in style on Friday 12 September 2016.

The day was designed by Grade 1 teachers Hazel Wain and Aphie Sakellariou, who attended the Olympic Games as a spectator in Greece in 2004.

Children came to school dressed in civvies representing the country of their choice, and then participated in a range of fun activities. Continue reading