Girls’ Preparatory News

Grade 7 IBL STEAM Provocation Activity

June 14, 2019 | Girls’ Preparatory
Visiting the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens was part of our Grade 7 IBL STEAM provocation activity.
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Rev Lea Marumo's Induction Service

April 15, 2019 | Girls’ Preparatory
Girls’ Prep celebrated Reverend Lea Marumo’s Induction Service on Wednesday, 20 March 2019. The girls, staff, family and friends witnessed Rev Lea’s commitment to serve Girls’ Prep.
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Reading to Learn Training

April 04, 2019 | Girls’ Preparatory
Specialist staff from many disciplines joined together on Friday 29th and Saturday 30th to participate in the Reading to Learn pedagogy training.
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Teachers' Workshop Ignite Passion for Mathematics in yourself and the students

March 15, 2019 | Girls’ Preparatory
The Girls’ Prep Maths Department enjoyed the practical workshops presented by Eva Biebuyck, a passionate and experienced mathematician.
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Synergy Arts Festival

February 19, 2019 | Girls’ Preparatory
Our students recently experienced the best that our school offers in terms of being educated within a synergistic environment.
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Visual Arts Exhibition - Morningside Shopping Centre

February 12, 2019 | Girls’ Preparatory, Girls’ College
A wonderful showcase celebrating St Stithians Girls’ Prep and Girls’ College artwork in partnership with Morningside Shopping Centre from the 11th until the 16th February 2019.
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Grade 7 Induction

January 31, 2019 | Girls’ Preparatory
Our Grade 7 Induction Chapel service was held on Wednesday, 30 January 2019.
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Farewell to Mrs MacArthur

December 05, 2018 | Girls’ Preparatory
Mrs MacArthur, fondly known by all as Mrs Mac, has been an integral part of our Saints family for the past 24 years, and as she retires this year we acknowledge her contribution and commitment to our school.
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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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