News from PLG Springs Academy!

We are happy to announce that the team at PLG Springs Academy are growing.

Two new teachers were added to the staff compliment:  Mr. Nkosi – Grade 4 and Mrs. Makatu – Grade 5.

Welcome to the team.

PLG Hartbeespoort Academy: Social Science History Project

We wish to commend all our grade 4 pupils on their amazing Social Science History Project. They created a museum of old things and hosted a spectacular display out of these amazing nostalgic items.

The pupils were very intrigued by all these funny, clumsy looking items and the older grown-ups just enjoyed this trip down memory-lane.

Well done on making this academic project a fun experience for all.

PLG Hartbeespoort Academy is now famous!!

The team at PLG Hartbeespoort Academy were approached by Grounded Media, a production company which is working on a TV show called Bonisanani on SABC 1; which is featured every Sunday at 6h30bam. It is a kid’s faith, culture and religion show. They needed to film short 5 minute dramas and wanted to know if we would be interested in working with them. We jumped at the opportunity and our drama students - Ontha, Ole, Neo, Lebo, Palesa and Adam performed in these episodes.
 
The school was used as the filming location i.e. the arts and culture classroom, Mr Jansen's house, the boarders kitchen, reception and of course our wonderful fields. A total of 5 episodes will be shot here. The school will be listed in the credits and the school uniform was used in the classroom scenes. PLG Hartbeespoort Academy is now famous!

PLG Hartbeespoort Academy visit a Herb Farm

Pupils and parents visited the Margaret Roberts herb farm on 8 February 2017.  Upon arrival we all received a bunch of herbs and salt.  Mrs Roberts discussed each herb with us as we added it to our salt.  Each learner made their own braai salt that is healthy and delicious. 

After the talk we all enjoyed ice tea and a scone that contained some of the herbs that we discussed.  We then walked through the herb plantations. 

Thank you to all the parents who helped us with transport.  A special thank you to Mr Mamabolo for the ice lollies that he provided to the children on the trip.

Ex Junior Springbok coach launches basketball at PLG Hartbeespoort Academy

Ex Junior Springbok coach launches basketball at PLG Hartbeespoort Academy

PLG Hartbeespoort Academy Christened their new basketball court this week, with enthusiastic boys and girls shooting hoops until the sun set, under the guidance of ex Junior Springbok coach (and PLG Head of School) Rob Wyatt-Minter.

Rob's passion for basketball – and his years of experience coaching both boys and girls in KZN – made him determined to introduce the sport at his new school before the end of his first year.

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