JUN
23

Family Mass

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The Primary School celebrated a beautiful Family Mass this morning, with special songs performed by the Grade 1, 2 and 3 girls. A very warm thank you to all the parents, grannies and grandpas, aunties and uncles who joined us in this wonderful celebration. ​
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JUN
22

First Aid

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Thank you to the Primary School staff members who have recently undertaken the required Level One First Aid Training through WAI - these teachers have been validated as Level One First Aiders and they were presented with their certificates in the PS Assembly on 21 June, Winter Solstice Day. 
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JUN
22

Congratulations Brenda Wesi

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Brescia House is very proud of our very own marathon runner, Brenda Wesi, who completed another Comrades Marathon run in fine style.Brenda overcame a leg injury and persevered with her training to undertake and successfully complete the Comrades Marathon 2017 uprun. Brenda was proudly presented with her Comrades medal at the PS Assembly and the gir...
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JUN
21

Winter Solstice PJ Day 2017

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The Primary School girls enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate the annual Winter Solstice on the 21st June by spending the day in their pyjamas. ​They also tucked into some delicious hot chocolate to warm their tummies. 
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JUN
21

Gr 6 Typo Hamper Raffle Winner

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The draw for the Typo Hamper took place at the PS Assembly on 21 June 2017. Congratulations to Tim Walter, dad of Cameron and Paige Walter, who was announced as the lucky winner of the hamper. His daughters accepted the Typo Hamper on his behalf and they are going to ask him very nicely if he can share it with them.Thank you to the Gr 6 Class Mums ...
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JUN
21

SANESA Qualifier

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The primary school equestrian team participated in the last SANESA qualifier for 2017 at Eaton Farm on 17 and 18 June 2017. It was a lovely weekend and good results were achieved. Erin O'Dwyer, Victoria Haines, Paige Walter, Tannith Wise and Olivia de Castro will now wait to hear who will participate in the Gauteng Regional Finals which take place ...
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JUN
21

Children's fascination with celebrities

Below find the article by Nikki Bush on Understanding your children's fascination with YouTube celebrities: Understanding your children's fascination with Youtube celebrities Finding 'celebrities' to idolise is a normal phenomenon for tweens and teens. Teen idols in the 60s were the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. In the late 90s it was boy bands a...
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JUN
15

Thank you IP Moms

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Many thanks to the helpful gathering of IP Moms who assisted in the school library by covering the newly purchased Afrikaans and English class readers that have been bought for the girls. The girls are looking forward to reading their new books. ​
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JUN
14

Grade 2 outing to Lesedi

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The Grade 2s enjoyed an outing to the Lesedi Cultural Village yesterday. They learnt interesting facts about our different cultures and traditions. They ended off the tour with a delicious plate of pap, boereworse and tomato gravy….. a first for some of the girls. Those brave enough even tried mopani worms. The girls did their teachers proud a...
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JUN
14

Gr 3 outing to Douglasdale Dairy

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On 6 June the Grade 3s went on an outing to the Douglasdale Dairy. The girls enjoyed the walk there and back, and they learnt all about the processes involved in dairy farming. What a fun and interesting outing! ​
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Dad by design - celebrating today’s father-child bond

Below please find the article by Nikki Bush on the father-child bond.   Dad by design - celebrating today's father-child bond My dad turned 80 last month. What a milestone, but also such a special reminder to celebrate how fortunate I am to have had a very involved and tuned in dad, throughout my life. I know not everyone has the privilege of ...
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JUN
13

Grade 6 Art and Design Thinking

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The Grade 6 girls had immense fun, putting together their dresses made from recycled materials. They had to explore the principles of Design Thinking in the lead up to making their prototype. They then had just 40 minutes to execute their design. ​
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JUN
12

New state of the art playground equipment for the IP

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The girls are absolutely delighted with their new playground in the Intermediate Phase! This equipment has been specially designed to strengthen the core and build upper body strength. Each piece of equipment has a different role and the girls are having a great deal of fun. Thank you to the PTA, the Operations Team and the Garden Team who helped m...
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JUN
12

U13 Catholic Schools Hockey Festival

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The U13 Catholic Schools Hockey Festival took place at Brescia House School on Saturday 10 June. The A team won all their games against St Teresa's, Veritas and St Dominics. The B team also beat Veritas and St Dominics, losing only to St Teresa's. Well done to all our players.
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Gr 6 and 7 Netball

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The C and D Netball teams from 9 different schools participated in the Grade 6 and 7 Netball festival on Saturday, hosted at Brescia House School. ​
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JUN
09

Gr 1 outing to Delta Park

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The grade 1 girls had a lovely time at Delta Park on Thursday. They learned about how all living things depend on air, water, the sun and the soil. They observed different habitats of various animals in the museum and walking in the sensory garden gave them examples of medicinal plants to observe and smell. The girls were also fortunate to see 2 ow...
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JUN
07

The fuss about fidget spinners

See below Nikki Bush's latest article regarding the fuss about fidget spinners, and guidelines to using them. What's the fuss about fascinating fidget spinners? Yoyo's, Rubik's cube, marbles, Loombands and now fidget spinners. We are always complaining that children spend too much time on screens and should be playing more. The fidget spinner ...
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JUN
06

Robotics

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The Grade 5 girls had fun programming their robots to go around a chair and park underneath it, as if parking in a garage. Their 'vehicles' also had to make a sound or two. 
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Catholic Schools Chess Tournament

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On Tuesday, 30 th May, Brescia House School participated in the Catholic Schools Chess Tournament at De La Salle Holy Cross College. There were over 50 participants of which 8 were from Brescia House School. The girls had a wonderful time applying their chess skills and knowledge and in turn they learnt a lot from their opponents. Well done to Mpil...
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MAY
30

Catholic Schools Netball

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On Saturday, 27 May, the Grade 7 A Netball team played in the U13 Catholic Schools netball festival at Sacred Heart College. Results as follows: Vs Assumption Convent: Brescia won 11-8 Vs St Catherine's Germiston: Brescia won 22-0 Vs Marist Linmeyer: Brescia won 13 – 6 Vs St Theresa's Convent: Brescia won 18-0 Vs Holy Family: Brescia won 20-4 Well ...
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Addresses

Postal Address
PO Box 67019, Bryanston 2021
South Africa

Main Entrance
14 Sloane Street, Bryanston

Pytchley Carpark
7 Pytchley Road, Bryanston

Grade R Carpark
7 Pytchley Road, Bryanston

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