Intermediate Phase Boys get a New Bathroom Thanks to Fanie and his maintenance team, the intermediate phase boys have a newly renovated bathroom block. The building which started completely derelict, even without a roof, has been transformed into a sparkling new bathroom with toilets and showers. The boys are thrilled!
We have an incredible, committed team who will go to any length for the good of the school and the children in it.
While writing this, I am at the ISASA conference, the theme of which is “Flourishing”. As I was pondering the word flourishing, the words that came to mind were – nurtured, healthy growth, producing…I was thinking about plants! Human flourishing, however, is similar, and is described as promoting the growth, development, and holistic well-being of individuals […]
Emma has an anthropology degree, an honours in Psychology and has travelled extensively for pleasure and to teach. She brings her experience of this, and eight years’ of teaching Art and Drama at Lilyfontein School, to African Angels. Emma says, “Art is such a beautiful subject to teach and one which can provide a child […]
Hannah moved from Grahamstown to the Chintsa area to foster a young boy from Greensleeves and was looking for a teaching post at a school near the Fig Tree School which he attends. African Angels fit the bill perfectly. Hannah says, “I have found African Angels a caring environment where teachers support and care for […]
In January 2012 we opened African Angels Independent School with 28 children and 3 members of staff. Cristi Lehy was our Grade R teacher and bus driver. Lindiwe Sigqaza was our Grade R assistant and cleaner, and I was the Grade 1 and 2 teacher, accounts person, plumber, we all just took on whatever role […]
As more and more of our Angels fly off to high school, we are finding that their journey with us does not end with their graduation from grade 7. Many of the children also need support throughout their high school journey and we feel that our responsibility for them isn’t over until we have given […]
Well prize-giving has come and gone, and so has another school year! It touches my heart every year as I look across the expectant faces at the beginning of the prize-giving evening, and I have yet to make it through a prize-giving without tears. But for the kind audience that patiently waits for me to […]
The Foundation Phase learners get so excited about prize-giving. And for the Grade R’s, the crowning of Mr and Miss Grade R is much anticipated. The Grade 7 leaders are announced at the prize giving – congratulations to Inathi Diko, Olungaka Dlomo, Hlomla Linganiso, Anganathi Mandi, Kungawo Matolengwe, Alizwa Mkanyo and Olona Ngxanga. The grade […]
It is hard to believe that our annual prize-giving is tomorrow and we face the end of our 10th school year! For our teachers, it has been a year of many professional development opportunities. One of these has been Apple training with iSchool Africa. Since April we have been having monthly training sessions with Erna […]