Grade 2 & 3 Gala

Gala Photos – Grade 2 & 3

The annual MPS gala took place on Friday 6 March. For the first time this year, the Grade 2 and Grade 3 age group were combined for an hour-long showcase for parents, from 10.30am to 11.30am.

Staff concentrated efforts towards developing children’s ability to swim with greater buoyancy and assurance.

All the children progressed exceptionally well over the preparation period and every one of them present got in the water. Watch out for these future Olympians! Continue reading

Grade R & 1 Gala

Gala Photos – Grade R & 1

The annual MPS gala took place on Friday 6 March. For the first time this year, the Grade R and Grade 1 age group were combined for an hour-long showcase for parents, from 9am to 10am.

Staff concentrated efforts towards introducing children to having fun in the water and building confidence.

All the children progressed exceptionally well over the preparation period and every one of them present got in the water. Watch out for these future Olympians! Continue reading

Gr 1 Skills Clinic

Grade 1 Skills Clinic 2015

The Grade 1 Parents and Children Skills Clinic took place on Saturday 7 February from 8-9am at the school. This one-hour coaching session is always lots of fun! The significance of this day was to release skills into the family context, which coaches and staff see as a vital part of assisting the children in their various sporting disciplines. Parents and children got stuck into the basic skills of catching and throwing, cricket, hockey, soccer and tennis. Continue reading

Brett Mouton.

Welcome 2015!

A note from the principal, Brett Mouton:

Dear Parents,

Welcome to school 2015! I would like to commend all of you on a very good start to this year. Our first day went off smoothly and there were many happy little faces!

The children will take time to adjust to routine and will come home very tired over the next few weeks as they settle. Grade one’s will begin homework for the first time and this will be an adjustment for children and parents. Homework forms part of a healthy discipline and it is great to have the support of a positive home environment. Continue reading