Print-making

The children in Foundation Phase explored how to re-use objects like bottle tops, screws and corks with paint to print. The children worked alongside each other, and as they shared what they were discovering learnt from one another. As educators in a Reggio-inspired school, is an absolute privilege it is to stand back and observe…

Pot Decoration

Some of our Foundation Phase students chose to add details to their clay pots. Such focus as they created their designs and joined the shapes to the pots.

Guided Reading

Facilitated by an educator, ‘guided reading’ takes place in a small-groups, with each student taking turns to read, as peers follow. As well as asking questions – to develop observation, prediction skills and reading for meaning, for example – the educator may reinforce spelling patterns, grammar & punctuation.

Coporate Prayer

Our Foundation Phase students (6–9-year-olds) were joined by parents, staff members, school volunteers and friends of the school for prayer today.

Centering Prayer

Our mid-week prayer reminds the staff, students and parent-carers that God is not just at the middle of this school but to be found in every nook and cranny.

Clay Pots

Loris Malaguzzi, regarded as the founding ‘father’ of the Reggio Approach, highlighted, ‘The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences’. Here, our Foundation Phase students (aged 6- to 8-year-olds), are learning how to form pots, from clay, using their hands, fingers and…

Morning Prayer

Day Two of five days of continuous prayer, began early, just after 6.15am, as some of the staff gathered together in anticipation of ‘fresh’ revelation.

Prayer Week

As the school enters a critical period, in a significant year in its life, the staff, students, parents and members of the community gather for a week pray. Monday

Miss Ballito ’23

We are delighted to announce that Shaye Caldicott – who started teaching dance in our Foundation Phase this term – has been crowned Miss Ballito 2023. “Well done, Shaye!” “Congratulations!” – the staff and children are so very pleased for you and extremely grateful for all that you add to the school.