Occupations Day

Occupations Day

“When I grow up, I want to be…”

The final of the themed Fridays for the second term at Maritzburg Prep was a celebration of Labour Day, in which children came to school dressed up for the occupation they want to be in after school.

From paleontologists to doctors to rap artists, Maritzburg Prep has it all coming the way of the world! Continue reading

Mini Comrades

Junior Primary Mini Comrades

On Friday 27 May, in anticipation of the Comrades Marathon between Pietermaritzburg and Durban, Maritzburg Prep hosted its own Mini Comrades! Children came to school dressed in running clothes and participated in a special event organised by the school.

Junior Primary children completed several laps from t he school to aftercare and back. Not only was there a testing course to navigate, but several obstacles also had to be overcome! Fortunately, there were plenty of refreshments and snacks at stations to keep the lethargy at bay! Continue reading

Mini Comrades

Pre-School Mini Comrades

On Friday 27 May, in anticipation of the Comrades Marathon between Pietermaritzburg and Durban, Maritzburg Prep hosted its own Mini Comrades! Children came to school dressed in running clothes and participated in a special event organised by the school.

Pre-school children completed four laps around the field and parking lot. Seeing as it is hard work running all that way, there were refreshments and snacks on hand at stations to keep the energy levels up! Continue reading

Winter Warmth & Walk

Winter Warmth and Walk

On Friday 13 May, Maritzburg Preparatory School hosted a Winter Warmth and Walk as part of this term’s themed Fridays. Children and families were encouraged to donate clothes and blankets to communities in need ahead of the cold winter months. A full bakkie-load of donations was collected by Richard and Heather Schefermann.

As part of activities for the day, children went for a walk around the campus where the older children (Grade 3) partnered with younger ones (Grade RR and R), as they explored the forest and pathways around the school and OneLife church campus. Continue reading

PS Picnic

Pre-School Picnics

This term the pre-school are visiting Worlds View School which overlooks the city of Pietermaritzburg as part of their curriculum. The children learn about city landmarks such as the city hall and the aerial mast.

Last week the Dolphins class (Grade R) went up to Worlds View School and also learned about features of Autumn, where jumping in leaves and a walk through the forest were just some of the activities to form part of the day. Continue reading