22 February 2018
Primary School

The Brescia A swimming team experienced elation last night with an historic 2nd place finish at the St. Stithians night gala.

The girls competed against 9 other girls' schools from around Central Gauteng in what is known as a very competitive event.

The girls swam with tremendous determination and energy.They were justly rewarded with their best ever result at this prestigious event.

Congratulations to all the girls and coaches!

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22 February 2018
Secondary School

In September 2017, the Brescia House School grade 10 girls completed their annual 2 day community outreach work at the Johannesburg Children's Home. As part of that effort, the school committed to fixing up and revamping the jungle gyms on the property. Mr Paul Matthews, Head of Operations at the school, and his operations team just recently managed to finish that, as well as to do a little bit of a clean up to the new veggie garden our team dug for them and the girls had planted.

A very big thank you to our Ops Team leader Kathutshelo Thavhana, ably assisted by Lazarus Mohatli and Peter Shogole, as well as by Vibing Gardens supplement assistance of William Zimba and Yoweli Mose.

Attached also find a very heartfelt letter of thanks from The Johannesburg Children's Home for this initiative. 

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22 February 2018
Primary School

February is the month of love and an ideal time to talk to children about feelings and how we can show love to one another beyond just the romantic version of love.
Find below the latest from Nikki Bush entitled: Is your child a bucket filler or a bucket dipper?

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22 February 2018
Secondary School

The first SANESA qualifier for our Brescia House School equestrian girls was held this past weekend. Well done to all riders who participated on some excellent results. We wish you well going forward.  

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21 February 2018
Secondary School

On Monday the 19th of February there was an Orienteering event at Heronbridge College. The only Juniors to make it into the top 20 were Sarah Wimberley, who came 1st, and Caprice Jorge, who was placed 17th. Our top Senior Orienteer was Heather Wimberley, who was placed 2nd. Well done to our girls. 

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20 February 2018
Primary School

Parents are invited to attend a presentation on the Protection of Personal Information and Digital Safety by Corien Vermaak, on Tuesday, 27 February 2018, in the Brescia House School Hall. The duration of the talk is 1 hour with time allowed for questions and answers. The Parent talk will begin at 07h30 in the morning. Tea/coffee will be available in the hall foyer from 07h15.

Corien Vermaak, LLB (Rau); LLM (Unisa) - An IT law specialist by trade, Corien has spent many years working in ICT and representing multinationals. Corien specialises in ICT technologies, Network security and data protection. Corien, a certified Digital forensic auditor, has been instrumental in assisting the Law Society of South Africa with seminars for legal practitioners regarding technology law and Cybercrime legislation. Corien has developed training in Cybersecurity and Data Protection and Audits in Large companies on these topics. 

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19 February 2018
Secondary School

Esha Parbhoo in Grade 9 is currently in Boston (USA) where she is representing South Africa at the Eastern US Dance Sport Championships. Esha has just been placed in first position in 14 dances in various categories. Congratulations Esha! What an achievement!

Esha is now on her way to yet another dance competition in New York City. Wishing her all the very best from her Brescia House family. 

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19 February 2018
Secondary School

Catholic Schools' Galas - Grade 7 Sport

Congratulations to our  A and B swimming teams on being placed first out of the girls' schools at the Catholic Schools' Galas. 

Unfortunately, the C swimming team lost to St Katharine's B swimming team.

D9 District Trials 

Good luck to the following hockey players who have been selected to attend the D9 District Trials on Saturday morning: 

Emma Prince

Tatum Marshall

Julianne Goncalves

Daniella Gustavo


Unfortunately our teams lost their matches vs St Stithians.


Well done to our young tennis team members on their fine performances in the competition held on Saturday at St Stithians.

U15 age group

Tarin Du Preez – 2nd

Megann Horey – 6th

Kirsten Ford – 10th

Cassady Krychylkiewicz – 11th

U16 age group

Kyra Loeve – 5th

Ashley Robinson – 6th

Gemma Gauld – 7th

Lauren Blane – 9th

Open age group

Kate McLeman – 3rd

Julia Iles – 6th

Natasha Hultzer – 8th


We have moved up to 3rd out of 13 schools in the league. Our top Junior Orienteers this week were Sarah Wimberley, Stephanie Somerai and Caprice Jorge, who were placed 1st, 11th and 14th respectively. Our top Senior Orienteers were Heather Wimberley, Sarah Everett, Chabota Mankomba, Kristy Cronje and Theresa Matthews, who were placed 2nd ,10th, 11th, 12th and 14th respectively, in a field of about 400 runners. Well done to our girls on a very successful afternoon.


Our teams swam well at the St Andrew's Gala: the A team came 3rd and the B team came 5th out of 8 schools. Our teams also swam in the Catholic Schools' gala: the B team came first and the A team came third. Well done to all our swimmers.

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16 February 2018
Primary School

Remember to get your tickets for the Annual Pool Day. Fun filled games and awesome prizes up for grabs, including a best dressed prize. Tickets cost R100 and are available at the gates of the school. Dive in and have the most fun you'll have this summer! 

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16 February 2018
Secondary School

Brescia House School hosted yet another successful global education exchange - this time with our Ursuline sister school from Sainte Ursule in Paris.

As the sun set, the host families were given an opportunity to meet with the guests that have helped strengthen the Serviam Sisterhood across the seas.

Thank you to everyone who assisted in making this exchange possible.

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