Today’s Thinking Child is Tomorrow’s Achiever

PRE-PREPARATORY NEWS

In our Pre-Preparatory School, we certainly have many engineers in the making. Playing with a variety of building and creative products helps children build self-confidence and encourages their independent learning too. By allowing children freedom in construction play encourages them to think independently and make decisions based on what they......

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 Grade 00s tackled the Creepy Crawly theme with enthusiasm. The following two weeks had children finding all sorts of insects in the school garden and at home, which they collected and eagerly showed their friends. To encourage scientific discovery, we posed the following question......

In the spirit of Mandela Day, the Grade 00s started the third term with a Culture and Diversity theme. The children were taught about Mr. Mandela’s kindness and love of all humans and especially children. We came across Cape Town Rocks and to spread a little......

The Uplands Pre-Preparatory School children celebrated Father’s Day and honoured the fathers and the father figures in their lives. The AV room was full of dads excited to watch their children perform. From the tiny tots to the Grade 0s, the children warmly welcomed their......