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FP Interhouse Athletics

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This morning saw the Interhouse Athletics for grades R -2. Races included sprints, relays and class novelty races. There was also a race for younger siblings, and the much anticipated moms and dads races. The girls had a wonderful morning singing war cries and cheering each other on. First place went to Laurus, followed by Merici and then Brescia. ...
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OCT
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Thank you moms

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A very heartfelt thank you to all our moms who volunteered to cover books yesterday morning.  We are so thankful for your assistance and generosity of time.
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OCT
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Equestrian presentation

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Assembly today was a rather unique affair for the Primary School. Sun Valley Stables arrived with 3 ponies, a horse and an entire team of grooms and riders to demonstrate and inform the school about the extramural sport of Equestrian. Grade R were not to be excluded and they were treated to a morning of interaction with the team from Sun Valle...
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OCT
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IP Interhouse Athletics

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The annual Interhouse Athletics event for Grades 4 -6 was held on Tuesday evening 17 October. Parents, teachers and girls alike were treated to a showcase of our athletic talent and the best of the IP Interhouse rivalry. Gemma Mann is to be congratulated on breaking the record for the Grade 5 800m. Final results: 1 st Laurus 239pts; 2 nd Bresc...
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OCT
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Grades 2s Arrrrrrrrrr pirates

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The grade 2 girls topped off their pirate theme with a dress up day. There was a scavenger hunting, swashbuckling and sword fighting amongst the mateys. 
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OCT
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Bewitching music

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The grade 3 girls have been learning about the Quaver note in music. The song "The Witch" was used to introduce quaver notes to the girls. They had fun singing the song and dressing up as witches for the day.
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OCT
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Primary School Sport results

Our Primary School Athletics team won their fixture against Assumption convent and St Teresa's on Friday 13 October. All the relays have shown a marked improvement! The A&B Tennis teams overcame a small deficit after their singles matches to beat APPS by 44 pts to 37. The C&D Tennis teams played against St Stithians and also won by a c...
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OCT
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Equestrian News

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Victoria Haines, Tanith Wise and Erin O'Dwyer participated in the National Equestrian Interschools competition this past weekend. To be selected to represent Gauteng at Nationals, these girls had to first compete in 5 separate competitions during the course of this year undergoing a very onerous selection process. All their hard work, commitment an...
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OCT
12

International Outdoor Classroom Day

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The Grade One classes celebrated International Outdoor classroom day today and had great fun with a range of different activities.
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OCT
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MySchool Membership Drive

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MySchool has a membership drive on, and will give Brescia House School R20 for each new member who signs up before the 27 th October 2017. If you haven't signed up yet, please do! We have received a lot of money from MySchool and with these funds, we can continue to improve the school facilities. This year alone we have bought over R100 000 worth o...
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OCT
11

South African Talent Championships

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Natalya Naryshkine, Grade 6, competed in the vocal and acting categories of the South African Talent Championships and she was awarded 1 Gold, 1 Silver and 2 Bronze medals. Natalya received a top ten placing in the acting category and she has been chosen to perform her drama act in the South African Talent Championship's Showcase event. Congra...
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OCT
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Equestrian

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Tanith Wise recently received her Equestrian Provincial Colours at an Awards ceremony held at Beaulieu College. She has been selected for the Gauteng A team and will be competing in the Equestrian Nationals in two of the Show Jumping events on Thursday at Kyalami Park. ​
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OCT
02

Athletics

On Friday 29 September, the Brescia House School athletics team took part in an athletics meeting at St Stithians. Dominique Rahme came 3 rd in the Grade 7 Long jump. Brescia House dominated the Gr 5 Long Jump with Cassidy Pringle coming 1 st , Caitlyn Bouwer 3 rd and Rea Phume 4 th . The relays were also vastly improved. Overall results: 1 st St S...
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OCT
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Flipped Classroom

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Flipped classroom is experiential learning where learners discover information. In a flipped classroom, students watch online lectures, collaborate in online discussions, or carry out research at home and engage in concepts in the classroom with the guidance of a mentor. ​ The Grade 6 girls used Makey Makey to make keyboards and music.
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OCT
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Grade 6 Mathematics

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The Grade 6 girls sharpened their measuring skills during Mathematics, working out capacity in fun and practical way. 
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Grade R House Induction

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This week the Grade R girls were allocated their Houses. The House Captains from Brescia, Laurus and Merici presented each girl with her House certificate, after which they practiced the much-anticipated war cries. ​
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Grade 2 Green Screen Filming

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The grade 2 girls made films using green screen technology. We think they all deserve an Oscar! ​
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Tennis

The A&B primary school tennis teams played a match against St Andrews on Thursday 28 September. Both teams won their singles and doubles matches and ended with a resounding 86-40 overall points victory. Congratulations to all the players and a special mention to Reabetswe Phume who played the doubles match by herself as her partner wasn't feeli...
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SEP
28

Family Superstars and Underdogs

  One of the unwritten laws of family-life is that talent and ability are unevenly distributed between siblings. I call it the cup and teaspoon theory. When God was dishing out talent He was very unfair. Some children get teaspoons of this and that while other children are given cups filled to the brim and overflowing. Find attached the full a...
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Our Beautiful Protea

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The Grade 2's did the most beautiful chalk drawings of Proteas to tie in with our Heritage theme this week.  
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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

Coordinates: -26.045496, 28.015609

School Switchboard: +27 (0)11 706 7404

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