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Serviam Sisterhood

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On Monday, the pupils from the Ursuline Academy in Wilmington joined their Serviam Sisters from Brescia House School at break for a Sisterhood get together. Our Serviam Sisterhood has gone global! ​
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MAR
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Knitting campaign 2019

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Our knitting campaign has gotten off to a good start thanks to our Primary School Serviam Club. ​
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MAR
14

International Pi Day

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Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3/14) around the world. Pi (Greek letter " π ") is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159. Pi Day is an annual opportunity for our Brescia math enthusiasts to recite the infinite digits of Pi, talk to the...
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MAR
13

Taekwondo

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 Congratulations to Kemi Ayodele.  Kemi competed at the Taekwondo-South Africa Elite Invitational held at Marks Park, Emmerentia on 9th March and won a bronze medal for patterns and a silver medal for sparring. Well done.
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MAR
11

Serviam Sisterhood

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On Thursday, the girls in the Intermediate Phase met with their new Serviam Sisters. There are 3 girls per group (one per grade). This gave them an opportunity to meet and get to know their peers. There was lots of chatting, laughter, sharing and caring – just what a sisterhood is about! ​
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MAR
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FlipFlop upcycling

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Brescia House School and Ipanema recently joined forces in an innovative community partnership aimed at creating functional art out of recycled, unwearable flip flops. The concept of the project is to create awareness around how we can upcycle our old and broken flip flops to become products that can be bought, alleviating pollution while creating ...
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MAR
08

Grade 1 lessons

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The Grade 1 classes had a very exciting lesson today examining a fish. They then went on to make their own prints which will be part of an art project. ​
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08

Grade 4 Measurement

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The grade 4 girls had fun taking measurements of almost everything in their classroom this week.
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MAR
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Grade 6 Coding

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The Grade 6 girls had a lot of fun last week, coding stories in Scratch.
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MAR
06

Ash Wednesday

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Today we celebrated Ash Wednesday and we had ashes placed on our foreheads. We have decided that we are going to give up being unkind and we are going to bring kindness into our classroom for the 40 days of Lent. 
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MAR
06

Gauteng Modern Pentathlon

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On Saturday, 2 March, Isla Thomas participated in the Gauteng Modern Pentathlon. The event entails fencing, swimming, running and shooting with a laser pistol. Isla placed third in Gauteng in the u/13 age group and received a bronze medal. She has also been selected for the Gauteng team to go to the SA Modern Pentathlon Champs to be held on the 3rd...
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MAR
04

Ribbon-athon

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On Friday the High School girls supported the CANSA Shavathon as some pupils and staff shaved their heads or cut off their very long pony tails to create wigs. Girls across the school also supported this initiative by wearing brightly coloured ribbons in their hair. ALL money raised from the sale of the ribbons goes directly to CANSA and we thank t...
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FEB
28

Zulu Conversation Club

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The Zulu Conversation Club girls showed off their gumboot dancing skills this week. MaMncube (Miss Mncube) was blown away by their incredible dance routines coupled with the singing of our famous South African song, "Shosholoza". The Zulu Conversation Club takes place every Wednesday afternoon from 14:00 – 15:00 in the IP Language Room.  
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28

Book Character dress-up day

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The Primary School was abuzz with characters who had escaped from various story books yesterday. From Pirates, to Princesses, Puppies to Pippi Longstockings - it was an imaginary wonderland throughout the school.
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FEB
21

Memorial Service for Mrs Parbhoo

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This morning the Brescia House School community held a memorial service for Mrs Jasmita Parbhoo, celebrating the life of this special and caring person. Mrs Parbhoo was with us for over 12 years and many girls' lives have been touched by her dedication and strength of spirit. The Intermediate Phase teachers printed a photograph which was placed on ...
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FEB
20

Brescia House Intermediate Phase Interhouse Gala

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The annual Interhouse Gala for Gr 4 – 6 was held yesterday in glorious sunshine and a sparkling pool!The spirit levels were at fever pitch and all the swimmers were poised to compete in two individual events and a relay. It was the most exciting gala in history as Brescia and Laurus were tied just before the relays! Eventually Laurus pulled ahead a...
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20

St Stithians Night Gala

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The A team swimmers had a very wet,  but very exciting gala at St Stithians last week. The girls swam beautifully and we are so proud of the spirit and determination shown by the team. 
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Story book dioramas

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The Foundation Phase girls and their families have produced the most outstanding dioramas. Each one depicts a scene from a story book. The girls thoroughly enjoyed the process and are extremely proud of what they have delivered. Please feel free to come and see the display in the library. Mrs Kenyon thanks everyone for their enthusiastic participat...
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FEB
15

Grade R Valentine's Day

Our Grade Rs made a special effort to dress up for Valentine's day.  
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Happy Valentine's Day

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What a fun, wet but happy Valentine's day we have had yesterday. The Grade Rs have been busy little bees this week preparing for Valentine's Day. We used the skills of threading, tracing, cutting, planning and sticking when the girls made their Valentine's card for their moms and dads. They were very proud of the end result and couldn't wait t...
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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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