OCT
15

Grade R House Induction

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There was tremendous excitement as the Grade R girls were greeted by the House Captains of Brescia, Merici and Laurus during their House Induction today. A very warm welcome to our next generation of athletes, actors, musicians – our future super stars! ​
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OCT
07

First Holy Communion Retreat

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 The grade 4 First Holy Communion class attended their retreat on Saturday in preparation for their First Holy Communion that will take place on Sunday, 20 October. The children came together in a peaceful setting and were involved in a number of wonderful activities, interesting discussions, spiritual reflection and prayer time.
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OCT
04

Welcome Grade R 2020

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This week we welcomed our Class of 2020 Grade R girls. They had tremendous fun playing with all the new toys, climbing on the jungle gyms and getting to know their teachers and fellow class mates.
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OCT
03

Bottle Top Collection

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Our Class Bottle Top Collection is in full swing. The competition runs till Wednesday 16th October.   Each class will be given a bag in which they must try and collect as many plastic lids as possible. The bags from each class will then be weighed, with the winner and runner up class across the FP and IP being awarded pizza. The Sweethear...
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OCT
02

Canoeing

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Lorna Kernahan participated in the final 2019 Gauteng Canoe School Leagues race on Sunday, finishing second in a 4.5 km marathon at Homestead Dam. At the year end prize giving she was awarded the Top U10 Guppy Girls paddler in Gauteng, by finishing with the highest number of points across all her races – marathons & sprints. This is a...
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OCT
02

Grade 5 Inquiry Based Learning

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The Grade 5 girls are exploring rhino poaching and investigating the why, where and ways in which we can prevent it happening in the future. We are making good use of de Bono's Thinking Hats in this task and are very impressed with the insights and possible solutions the girls are coming up with.
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OCT
01

Grade 3 Traditional isiZulu Meal

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The Grade 3 pupils gathered eagerly on Friday, 27 th September to experience a traditional African meal. The Grade 3s were taken through the process of how the crops are grown and harvested by the women and girls of the village before the meal is prepared. There were many oohs and aahs as the meal was declared to be delicious and the girls ensured ...
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SEP
30

Grade 4 Phases of the Moon

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The Grade 4 girls have been learning about the phases of the moon with the help of some delicious Oreo biscuits. What a fun way to learn!
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25

Heritage Day Primary School

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The Primary School was awash with colour today as the girls dressed up in their beautiful outfits depicting their heritage. In the Intermediate Phase, the girls also celebrated their heritage by sharing their traditional food with their Serviam Sisters. There was much excitement and chatter as the girls interacted between the grades. ​
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20

World Rhino Day

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  September 22 is World Rhino Day and the girls of Brescia House School spent a week learning about and celebrating our beautiful African unicorns. During the course of the week leading up to World Rhino Day, Snowy Botha (SANParks Honorary ranger) addressed the girls on the plight of the rhino. A life-sized model of a rhino was delivered to th...
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SEP
19

Primary School Performance Expo

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At the end of last term, the Primary School drama girls participated in a Performance Expo that allowed them to showcase their skills as individual performers. During class, they worked on poetry, prepared reading, dialogues, group poems, and adverts, aiding in the growth of their skillset and talent, which they showcased at the Expo. These girls d...
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SEP
19

Grade 4 Fun

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Our grade 4 girls had such a fun time last week as they all received the much anticipated pen licenses. They then had a fun lesson debating whether life was easier as a hunter-gatherer or if it is easier in today's age. ​
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17

Leave Your Print Campaign

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Brescia House School once again supported the Catholic Schools "Leave Your Print Campaign" on Monday 16 September 2019, also known as Slip-slop day . The idea of this project is to make us all aware of those who may attend school daily without shoes and how lucky we are that we have a wide choice of shoes to wear. Girls were all encouraged to wear ...
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16

Grade R Spring celebrations

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The Grade R girls had such fun celebrating the start of Spring. They covered a range of skills in creating their beautiful flower crowns and special necklaces, including: Tracing the flowers for the crown. Cutting out the flowers. Planning and sticking the flowers onto the crown. Symmetry to draw and cut out hearts on the necklace. Threading of the...
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13

Knit-a-long

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Yesterday was the first Brescia House School-knit-along that took place in The Hub of the Resource Centre. Thank you to all those who joined us for the morning. The next Brescia House knit-a-long will take place on 10 October and on 14 November. All mothers, aunties and grannies are welcome.
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12

Equestrian

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Over the weekend of 9-11 August 2019, Kendra Wise competed in the SANESA Regionals. She participated in two events, Dressage and Prix Caprilli, and was placed in both of her Classes. Kendra came 5 th in Prix Caprilli (out of 29 riders) and 6th in Dressage (in a class of 39). Kendra will be awarded Provincial Colours for Equestrian at the Awards cer...
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AUG
21

ThinkCamp

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The August ThinkCamp is in full swing at Brescia House School. Girls and boys are enjoying a series of camps with something for everyone – from Python Coding to a riveting introduction to Teamwork & Collaboration in Minecraft. For information, visit thinkcamp.co.za ​
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20

Grade R Inquiry Based Learning

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During the last week of the second term, the Grade R girls worked on their Inquiry Based Learning task. The theme was occupations and the girls were encouraged to fully explore and enjoy constructive play. The girls also participated in theme discussions about the different vehicles and buildings that are used by "people who help us." Girls were pu...
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AUG
19

Grade 6 Inquiry Based Learning

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During the Grade 6 Inquiry Based Learning at the end of the second term, the girls investigated and formulated their own IBL questions on piracy and counterfeit goods. They then presented their findings to their peers. ​
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AUG
08

Foundation Phase Cross Country

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Well done to all our star athletes who participated in this morning's cross country. Our girls did us proud - not only with their athletic prowess, but also their spirit. A lovely way to end the term. Overall results were as follows: First: Laurus  Second: Brescia   Third: Merici Well done girls!
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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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