SEP
21

Inter-House Sport

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Congratulations to all our athletes and supporters on a spirit-filled Inter-House Athletics today. Overall results: First place went to Laurus, second to Brescia and third to Merici. Well done to our Junior Victrix Ludorum, Alexandra Spencer and Senior Victrix Ludorum, Sarah Buchanan. ​
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SEP
21

Heritage Walk

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Yesterday the girls re-enacted  the 1956 Women's march to Pretoria that protested the extension of pass laws to women. It was particularly significant as women from all races came together to protest this injustice. The protest was part of our Women's month celebrations which take place during September as we are on holiday in August.
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SEP
20

High School Heritage Day

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Our High School girls looked beautiful today as they started their celebrations ahead of Heritage Day. Even the teachers got into the spirit of things. ​
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SEP
19

International Silver League Showjumping

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Last year Tamsin de Castro competed in the International FEI Silver League showjumping competition.  After the third leg she was placed first overall, meaning she placed first in the whole of Africa. The international results were recently released and she came fifth in the world, only narrowly being beaten by riders from Bolivia, Es...
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SEP
17

Model United Nations Debate

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On Saturday our girls were at WITS participating in the Model United Nations debate. We had 9 girls there in the following committees: In committee 1: Representing South Africa discussing Energy and Security we have Jessica Jooste, Melissa Papiyana and Genevieve Michael. In committee 4: Representing Nicaragua discussing the State of Women in 2018 w...
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SEP
17

Thank you from Kids Haven

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Attached find a letter of gratitude from Kids Haven for another successful interaction with our Grade 10 and 11 girls.   Download PDF File Here
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13

Congratulations to Amélie Cloete!

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Rhythmic Gymnastics Amélie Cloete was recently placed 1 st overall in her age category for Level 5 at the District Championships. She received her full colours for senior women's rhythmic gymnastics and was selected for Central Gauteng again, for the 4th year in a row. This a phenomenal achievement!
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SEP
12

Sport Results

Gymnastics Congratulations to Sabrina Duarte on being selected to represent Central Gauteng at the upcoming Gymnastics Competition. Equestrian Congratulations to the equestrian team on another superb year. Thank you to Emma Lombard for all her help. Special congratulations must be made to the following girls who qualified to represent Gauteng at na...
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SEP
12

Alumnae Induction

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On Monday 10 th September our Grade 12 girls were officially inducted into the Brescia House School Alumnae Society. Representatives from the Alumnae Committee attended the special assembly to welcome their younger 'sisters'. Also in attendance were members of the Matric class of 1978 who were celebrating their 40 th reunion. Gaynor Young delivered...
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AUG
03

White Blazer awarded to Mokgethwa Mkalipe

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The second term ended on a high note with the prestigious Honours Blazer being awarded to a most worthy recipient. Mokgethwa Mkalipe has achieved excellent academic results throughout her school career, and has been recognised by her peers and teachers for her leadership qualities. A talented actress, she recently completed her grade 8 speech ...
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03

Inter-house winter sport

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The high school spent yesterday in friendly competition at the annual Inter-house winter sports. After many closely fought games the results were as follows: Soccer: 1 st Merici; 2 nd Laurus; 3 rd Brescia Netball: 1 st Laurus; 2 nd Merici; 3 rd Brescia Hockey: 1 st Laurus; 2 nd Merici; 3 rd Brescia The overall results were: Brescia 3 rd ; Meri...
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JUL
31

APPOINTMENT OF NEW HEAD: HIGH SCHOOL

​ The Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Loredana Borello as the Head of the High School with effect from 1st January 2019. Mrs Borello holds a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree and a Higher Diploma in Education from the University of Witwatersrand and is presently completing a Master of Education.She began her teaching ...
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JUL
19

Grade 11 Chemistry Practical

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The grade 11 girls were putting their skills to the test during their chemistry practical, determining the amount of calcium carbonate in an egg shell. 
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JUL
18

Brescia’s Big Knit for Mandela Day

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In the year of celebrating what would have been Mandela's 100 th birthday, Brescia House School continues to support many registered NPO's through their annual knitting campaign. This year, the campaign included teddy bears, scarves, blankets, beanies and jerseys. Parents, grandparents, pupils and staff got out their knitting needles and have been ...
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JUL
17

Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital anniversary

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Yoko Maholwana recently got invited to perform at the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital 1 year anniversary. Thank you Yoko for representing Brescia House School and for sharing your talents. 
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JUL
06

Grade 10 Consumer Studies Practical Examinations

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The grade 10 Consumer Studies girls had their very first practical examination that tested every skill learnt thus far. The results of the Lamington Swiss Rolls and Pancakes filled with mushroom sauce were most impressive. ​
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JUL
05

Grade 11 Consumer Studies Practical Examination

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On the menu for the Grade 11 Consumer Studies Practical Examination: Butternut soup Freshly baked rolls Carrot Cake Our mouths are watering!
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JUL
04

Grade 12 Consumer Studies Final Practical Examination

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The scenario given to the Grade 12's was as follows: You are an owner of an upmarket catering company and have been asked to provide a sample of six delicious baked treats for the functions co-ordinator of an exclusive corporate high tea. The six treats that you make are a sample that need to be approved by the functions co-ordinator prior to the e...
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JUL
03

HS Sports Results

  Netball: The 2 nd netball team went to play-offs and played really well. They won the first round and then played a fantastic game against Leeuwenhof. Unfortunately they lost by one point. They then played another game and ended the night coming 4 th . Well done girls. Equestrian: The girls competed in the 4th and final core league qualifier...
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JUN
26

Netball

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The Netball season has been a busy and exciting one having played a total of 7 league matches and 8 festivals. Our girls have represented Brescia House School proudly achieving excellent results across the board. Well done to all our teams and thank you to the coaches for all their hard work. We would like to thank Sarah Buchanan on being such a wo...
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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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