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The Pre-Preparatory has many doctors, nurses, pilots, mommies and other professions in the making. The process of pretending builds skills in many essential developmental areas. When children engage in pretend play, they are actively experimenting with the social and emotional roles of life; they learn...

To instil a love for the environment and nature, our Grade 0000 children are exposed to lessons outdoors. The outdoor environment offers a unique stimulus that captures children's attention and interest.  At the beginning of the term they planted garlic cloves and have eagerly watched...

Uplands Pre-Preparatory School hosted a family ‘Spring Day Picnic’ on Saturday 31st August. The parents brought their picnic baskets and blankets and spent a relaxing morning under the gazebos while the children played with their friends and enjoyed an array of entertainment. This event featured...

The Preparatory has announced the 2020 Sacristans. They took over from the 2019 team on Friday 1 November and are now responsible for all Chapel Services in the Preparatory School. We wish them well. The chosen 2020 Sacristans are Darell Awogu, Sonney Waspe, Minet van den...

The Grade 3 families, children and teachers thoroughly enjoyed teaming up this year to organise another successful Dog Walk. The Dog Walk took place on the 1st September 2019 in aid of the White River Animal Hospital Welfare Fund. There were exciting activities and stalls...

On Sunday 8th September we had our annual Thandaza Walk (Prayer Walk). It was well supported and it was great to see some new and younger faces with lots of energy enjoying the walk and praying the thematic prayer stations. Our themes this year covered...

Honours Evening at Uplands is always such a special occasion - definitely one of the highlights on the year’s calendar. As a school we celebrate the top academic Matric pupils, as well as identifying pupils who have excelled in different facets of school life. We are...

On the 19th of October, Uplands Preparatory Tennis team participated in a Tennis South Africa Rising Star Tennis Tournament. Pauline Tardan, Pippa Pappas, Thuli Khoele and Sally Gitlin played in the girls’ draw and the boys’ team was made up of Joe Gitlin, Gabriel Buchanan, Jamie...

Uplands College warmly welcomes our new exchange pupils from Australia. Noah Brinsden and Marshall Browne both join us from Hale College, Perth. Noah, who is hosted by Zandre de Kok, joins us in Founders Boarding whilst Marshall, hosted by Alex Lane, will be in Goss Boarding. We...

The annual College Boarder’s Leaver’s Dinner took place on Thursday 10th October. It was an opportunity for our Matrics to reflect on their 5 years in boarding, to reminisce over fond memories and to connect as friends. It was also an opportunity for the boarding teachers...

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