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Catholic Schools week

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Yesterday morning our Grade 8 girls surprised our support staff with a small gift and personalised cards to all. At break, the Grade 12 girls treated the High School staff to a delicious tea. Thank you girls for making this Catholic Schools Week so special for so many people. ​
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Serving the community

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As part of Catholic Schools week, Brescia House School once again teamed up with Pick 'n Pay Epsom Downs to serve freshly baked Chelsea Buns to passers-by. The Brescia House School girls braved the early morning chill to greet pedestrians and offer them a delicious, warm treat. Thank you to Pick n Pay Epsom Downs, whose staff came in at 3am to bake...
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22

Grade 10 hampers for Catholic Schools week

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  The Grade 10 girls have made the most beautiful hampers filled with delicious treats for Catholic Schools Week. These hampers will be donated to the community. Thank you so much Grade 10s for your generosity.
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22

Inter-School General Knowledge Quiz

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The first Inter-School General Knowledge Quiz took place at Christ Church Preparatory School and College, Midrand. We had two teams and the girls who took part were Jessica Marais, Elihle Ngcukana, Kaylee Botha, Aruna Govender, Kiara Reddy, Tamanda Nkgadima, Georgia Moody and Raquel Matthews. It was an enjoyable and noisy afternoon. The girls left ...
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21

Matric Surprise

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'We love you Matrics!' rang out from under the trees where the Grade 7 girls set up sweets, treats and other eats in true Sisterhood as part of celebrating Catholic Schools Week. ​
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21

Skoobs High School Book Quiz

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Last Friday 17 th May was the third round of the Skoobs High School Book Quiz known as 'Bragging Writes'. Our team 'Lady Lit' made up of Minana Mudoni, Kirsten Veitch and Josephine Harty, made it to second place. This is wonderful as it means we take part in the next round to be held on Friday 20 th September at Skoobs Book Shop, Montecasino. It wa...
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MAY
20

Inter Catholic Hockey

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Brescia House School won the Catholic Schools Hockey Trophy for the third year in a row! The first team won all their games on Friday and Saturday and proceeded to the final. 'It was like déjà vu,' their coaches Kuda and Simba Chagweda said, 'as we have played Holy Rosary in the final both in 2017 and 2018.' The match, which was 20 minutes long, wa...
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20

High School Sport

Catholic Schools Netball Our U14 and U15A teams played in the Junior Catholic Schools festival. U14 lost 2 and won 2 games. U15 won 3 and lost 1 game. Well done girls. Grade 7 Netball Congratulations to the Grade 7A team for coming 5 th at the indoor netball tournament held over the weekend at St Andrew's School. Soccer Our team played their 1 st m...
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Karate South Africa

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Erin Ford was invited to participate in the Arnold Classic International Invitational Karate Championship hosted by Karate South Africa over the weekend 17-19 May at Sandton Convention Center. We are proud to announce that Erin won gold in the unison kata and the team is still ranked number 1 in South Africa and won bronze for individual kata....
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World General Knowledge Olympiad

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Brescia House School participated in the World General Knowledge Olympiad 2019 on Monday 13 th May. The 'quiz' was open to the whole of the High School and three girls entered, all from Grade 10. Our representatives were Sohara Naidoo, Amber Masie and Mutsa Mutevedzi. The girls were excited but also a little nervous, however, on the day they put on...
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MAY
15

Farewell Tea for Mrs Nott

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This morning the Ursuline Sisters, Members of the Board, PTA members, Staff and friends gathered together to wish Mrs Nott farewell. As Head of the High School at Brescia House School since 2008, Mrs Nott has formed a secondary school of thriving young ladies. Under her leadership, the school has gone from strength to strength. For the last four ye...
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MAY
14

Matric Dance 2019

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 The Matric Dance on Saturday was a truly magical experience. The hall was transformed into a most beautiful garden of cherry blossoms, tulips and roses. The girls and their partners were elegant and stylish and celebrated the evening with much laughter and enjoyment. A huge thank you to all those involved in creating this enchanting evening.

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Hockey

Congratulations to the following girls on their selection to the South Gauteng Schools Hockey Teams. Emma Prince U14B Mwape Kurete U16D Zoe Lupke U14A Well done girls we are very proud of you.  
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Junior Classic Springbok Polocrosse

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 Fiona Lin participated in the Junior Classic Springbok Polocrosse tournament on the weekend. She has been selected to represent South Africa in the U14 team. Congratulations Fiona we are very proud of you.
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Equestrian News

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The Nissan Easter Festival took place during the April holidays.  Erin O'Dwyer competed in the 90cm classes and finished with two 3rds and a 2nd, which won her the Victrix Ludorum prize.  Isabella Harvey competed in the 1.20m classes, getting three seconds and the Victrix Ludorum.  Well done girls.
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11

Please support our Curiosity Initiative to inspire Grade 11 girls to pursue IT careers

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The CuriosITy Initiative started in November 2015, when four Grade 10 Brescia House School girls were challenged, as part of the worldwide Microsoft Student Ambassadors program, to run a project that will make a difference in the community. The girls identified that traditionally girls do not choose IT as a career path, nor do many girls select IT ...
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MAY
07

Wilmington

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Goodbye Wilmington. Our Global Ed girls ended their visit last week with a wonderful dinner at the Ursuline Academy. Thank you to all who made this exchange possible and for making it such a special experience. 
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Modern Pentathlon SA Champs

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 Isla Thomas participated in the Modern Pentathlon SA Champs on the 3rd and 4th of May in Pretoria. Isla won the gold medal for the SA champs for the u/13 age group. We are exceptionally proud of her achievement – well done Isla!

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06

Global Ed: Wilmington

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Last week, our second group of Global Ed girls toured Wilmington in a yellow school bus. The girls visited the Ursuline Academy Montessori school, Longwood Gardens and Herrs Potato Factory. Their outings also included a visit to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to the Amish community. Later they visited the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, as well as the 'Rocky' steps.

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Diving

 Congratulations to Julia Iles who recently participated in the Nationals. Julia came 6th in the 1m, 6th in the 3m and 2nd on platform. Well done Julia.
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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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