End of year examinations

It is that time of the year when the grade 10 and the DP students take their end of year or end of phase final examinations. The purpose of the examinations is to make a final review of the topics/units covered and assess the level, against a benchmark, of each...

Design this week by grade

This week students learnt an easy but useful framework to analyse a products Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT). It is a framework that can be used across the subjects and if used will help students be more successful learners. Grade 8s spent the...

Back to Online Learning

The Grade 11’s and 10’s are back online and the general feeling is one of despondency.  We can use this time to build or self-management and resilience skills even though we would all like to be face-to-face in school.  Please reach out if you need help,...

G10 done just in time.

It is never easy to transition from face-to-face to remote learning, but thankfully Grade 10 students were able to get their unit artworks done before the shift, even if they had been planning on making a more polished final version. Congratulations to them all for...

Design

A busy week in the design classrooms. Most of the students have been building on their basic cooking skills by completing skills based activities. The cooking units in design offer students the opportunity to learn vital life skills of how to feed themselves through...