Girls’ Preparatory News

Excellence in Education Awards

November 01, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
St Stithians Girls’ Preparatory were finalists in this year’s Excellence in Education awards held on Thursday, 25 October. Main Photo credit : Think Ahead
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Melting Pot Competition

October 01, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
The St Stithians Girls’ Prep staff, families and friends came together last Saturday for a fun day in celebration of Heritage Day. The Girls’ Prep hosted the annual Melting Pot Competition, a fund raising event on the school grounds. The Melting Pot takes the form of a cooking competition, where the Saints community are invited to cook any meal of their choice over the coals in a three-legged potjie.
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Chess

September 21, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
Chess is great fun and it has been proven to improve children’s creativity and focus. So far, 2018 has been far better, results-wise, than 2016 and 2017. Interest in the game is unprecedented. There are always a number of chess players in the Girls' Prep Chess Venue at second break. Many Grade 6 girls play chess. Most days, they play before school, after tutor, during second break and when they have finished class work.
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Inaugural Inquiry Based Learning Cluster Meeting

August 26, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
The Inaugural ISASA IBL (Inquiry-Based Learning) Cluster Meeting, hosted by the Girls’ Prep, was a great success. Although its purpose was to provide an overview of IBL, it also furnished us with a few tools and ideas which we could use in class the following morning.
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World Festival of Recycled Fashion!

July 31, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
St Stithians Girls’ Preparatory Grade 7 learners recently participated in its 12th ‘Something out of Nothing’ fashion show. This glitzy event was initiated by Mr Sam Veldman, the D & T teacher at the Girls’ Preparatory, and is one of the highlights on the fashion-forward girls’ calendar!
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2018 World Choir Games

July 27, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
Girls’ Prep Choir Rocks the Stage! It is not every day that 10-13 year olds are given the opportunity to perform on a world stage, to be adjudicated by international judges and to attend an event closing ceremony of Olympic proportions.
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Grade 3 Dads' and Daughters' Day

July 23, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
Our annual Grade 3 Dads’ and Daughters' day was a great success. The cold weather and drizzle didn’t keep the 70 teams participating away.
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Nelson Mandela Day

July 23, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
This year we had a beautiful collaboration between the Boys' and Girls' Prep as well as the staff in preparation for this day.
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Grade 4 - Dads’ & Daughters’ AMAZING RACE 2018

May 24, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
The grade 4 dads and daughters had a fun filled amazing race on Saturday 5th May. The girls and dads arrived with their adventure spirit, unaware that they would be running all around the school grounds and not just around the Girls' Prep!
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Round Square Africa Conference for 12-14 year olds hosted by Bridge House School

May 24, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
Both Girls’ Prep and Boys’ Prep sent delegates to attend this year’s conference. The eight girls and eight boys selected to participate were wonderful ambassadors for our school and shared the experience with schools from Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa.
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Just Imagine

April 12, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
It was a night of razzle-dazzle and all-things theatrical when the Grade 5, 6 & 7 girls at Girls' Prep treated their audience to ‘Just Imagine’, their Performing Arts showcase for 2018.
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Gr 5 Honeydew Mazes

March 01, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
Our Grade 5 girls visited the Honeydew Amazing Mazes.
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