Progress Report 2018

Highlights from 2017

  • New Deputy Principal Mr. Molebale
  • The unfortunate passing of the hairdressing teacher
  • Two students had an accident with a wheelchair
  • Three students have been employed by the government
  • Students in athletics and netball acquired the national gold medal
  • Occupational therapist, wood work and welding teacher retired
  • Search for new teachers
  • Renovated and upgraded the hairdressing classroom
  • Medical clinic relocated into a larger room with washroom facility

Progress Report 2018

January 22, 2018

  • Meeting held with the school principal, Deputy, Kathy and Mohamed present
  • Plans for 2018:
    • Deputy: Emphasis on technical skills development of students, practical skills for employment
    • List of items requested to be addressed during the meeting:
      • Jungle gym for motor skills development
      • Mini track for educating students on traffic safety and road use
      • Separation of the younger (foundation) and older students (R) to help with Appropriate age socializing and Prevention of bullying and abuse
      • Development of gymnasium and dining areas
      • Students who compete in Regional, provincial and national events lack attire and require: Sports uniform, Bags and shoes
      • Motorized school gate – to monitor the movement in and out of the school (also bus and taxi activity) for the security of the children

February 2, 2018

  • Guests from Canada in attendance: Nancy Bloomfield and Rick Arbor
  • Staff Appreciation: 2 laptops provided to the teachers and Grocery voucher of R750.00 given to 35 staff members
  • Student enrollment had decreased due to broken down school buses this year
  • Request for programs and costs
  • Purchase of a laser printer for the medical clinic at the school
  • Regular visits to the school – assessment of sick children and new admissions
  • The young children were ecstatic with the purchase of the Jungle gym. Kathy assisted the young children in wheelchairs who required help into the slide.

March 2, 2018

  • Recruited a masters student in Audiology to screen all children
  • Delivery of the following items:
    • Sports Uniform
    • Traditional clothing
    • Audio system
    • Portable PA system
    • Garden hats and equipment
    • Grass cutting equipment

March 9, 2018

  • Farewell function at the school 
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