MAY
22

Equestrian news

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The 3rd SANESA qualifier took place at Kyalami Equestrian Park this past weekend. The Brescia House School girls had a busy weekend competing in 33 rounds over two sunny, but chilly days. A special mention goes to Alessia Biscarini with a 1st place in her show jumping and Erin O'Dwyer who walked away as the winner of her equitation class and a 2nd ...
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MAY
17

Grade 5 Natural Sciences

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The grade girls are learning about the dangers in space. They had to research the NASA website through collaborative learning and then present it as a Bubble Thinking Map.  
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MAY
16

Grade 6s using laptops in English

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The Grade 6s have been making excellent use of their laptops in English. Last week they were working on writing newspaper articles about their camp. This week they are using their laptops to practise their comprehension and language skills on Reading Eggspress. The girls are using the headphones that they received for completing the Digi ...
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MAY
15

Reading Tree

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Our Reading Tree in the Resource Centre is filling up with names of our avid readers. Each time a girl completes her Reading Bingo sheet, she gets to add her name to the tree. So go on, open a book and grow your mind. ​
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MAY
14

Primary School Netball results

This past week saw our Brescia girls take on St Mary's and Holy Rosary. As can be the case when playing multiple teams against good opposition, we delivered a range of results, the highlights being the Grade 6 A and B teams who won both their games. The Grade 4 D team who also won both of their fixtures. An additional mention must go...
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MAY
11

Support Staff Tea

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As Part of Catholic Schools Week the Grade 6 group provided treats for the Support Staff of Brescia House School. The Serviam Club girls and the Public Relations girls presented Thank You cards to each division of the Support Staff and then they served them wonderful eats and juice.
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MAY
10

Grade 6 Digi-Day

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As an introduction to using their laptops in class, the Grade 6 girls had a Digi-day on Thursday morning. Dressed as IT superheroes, the girls solved a variety of problems. The girls had to solve five problems using their IT skills and various IT applications. Each solution unlocked a lock on the Breakout EDU lockbox. At the end of the day the girl...
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MAY
04

Gr 4 Inquiry Based Learning

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At the end of last term, the grade 4s busied themselves with their inquiry based project. They had to use QR codes to connect to links for research about various artists, South African and international. They then had to create an information leaflet on purple mash using the information they got.  
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MAY
03

Biathle and Triathle results

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Isla Thomas enjoyed wonderful success during the April holidays. At the Gauteng Biathle Champs held on the 22 April she managed a creditable 4th. She has been selected for the Gauteng Biathle team to go to SA Champs in PE. This result gained her Gauteng colours for the 3 rd consecutive year for Biathle. Isla then placed 2 nd at the Triathle champs ...
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APR
12

Brescia Knitting Projects 2018

For all those keen knitters and crocheters out there, please note that we have extended our collection date of the teddies to the 10th July. We will put them on display on this day and do our deliveries to various charities on Mandela day (17th July).  Attached please find some patterns as guidelines.   Download PDF File Here
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11

A budding tennis star!

Gabi Gerstl is a promising tennis star in our midst. Recently, Gabi participated in the National age group tennis championships that were hostedin Bloemfontein.  By the end of the tournament Gabi achieved a National ranking of 45 th. This is an incredible feat given the dept of competition and w e look forward to reading more about our rising ...
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11

Book Character day

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It was Book Character Dress Up day yesterday and the Primary School girls outdid themselves this year. We had Princesses, Mr Bumps, Harry Potters, weird and wonderful creatures, and even Suzelle DIY. Well done girls (and teachers!) on your very creative costumes! ​
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Brescia swimmers claim multiple medal haul at National Champs

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3 Brescia swimmers recently excelled at the National Level 3 champs held at Hillcrest pool. Yukino Kashihara achieved an incredible 3 gold medals, 2 silver medals and bronze medals in the freestyle, backstroke and Individual Medley events. Yukino won gold in the 400m freestyle, 200m backstroke and the 100m backstroke whilst receiving silver for bot...
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Saints Prep Festival

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The Grade 7 A netball team and a tennis team took part in the recent Saints Prep festival. The 3-day festival experienced some inclement weather on Thursday resulting in an amended and quite congested set of netball fixtures for our girls to work though. Friday saw the girls play 6 matches and only finished playing after 9 at night. The girls playe...
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Grade 4s visit WAM

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The grade 4 girls had a most informative and enjoyable outing to the Wits Arts Museum. They viewed worked by Alfred Thoba, a Johannesburg-based artist whose work displays an intensely personal vision and style. 'A step becomes a statement', is an unprecedented opportunity to view such a large number of paintings. ​
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05

Grade 5 Camp

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The grade 5 girls are having a blast at Maraneman on the Vaal. Memories in the making! ​
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Grade 6 camp

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The grade 6 girls are on camp at Dimalichite near Parys. Today they are doing an obstacle course and mud course as well as rafting on the Vaal River. Yesterday they stalked the lantern, played paper man, built swimming pool canoes, and tie dyed T shirts. Not surprising, they were all asleep by 9.30. ​
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04

MDC Barnyard Event

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This year the show we will be: Hollywood Walk of Fame! Taking us on a walk down memory lane enjoying all the classics from all our favourite movies. The event will take place on Friday the 6 th April at 20:00 – tickets are R160 and TOMORROW is your last day to purchase tickets!!! The Barnyard committee will be stationed at the church gate and Pytch...
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MAR
29

The Easter Bunny came!

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The Easter Bunny came to school this morning. He came in through the grade R foyer, hopped through the windows and ran all over the grade R teachers' desk. After leaving his footprints on the floor, cushions and tables, he was kind enough to leave a small treat for all the girls. There was tremendous excitement as the girls arrived to see this spec...
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MAR
28

Grade 2 outing

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 The grade 2 girls had a very exciting outing to the Montecasino Bird Gardens and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
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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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