Today’s Thinking Child is Tomorrow’s Achiever

PRE-PREPARATORY NEWS

Spekboom is an indigenous, evergreen, environmental miracle worker, with the potential to tackle carbon emissions like no other plant can. The Preparatory pupils have been planting and learning about this amazing succulent in their Skills Sessions with Mr Ernstzen and the Enviro Club with Mr......

Our Grade 000s, 00s and 0s had their Orientation Day, where the children were given the opportunity to meet their new teachers, and the parents attended a presentation in the AV room....

The Uplands Pre-Preparatory School put on their annual Nativity Play, ‘Busy, Busy Bethlehem’ on Tuesday 26th November. This event was yet another highlight for the children, and they all had their special time to shine on the stage. The Grade 0s all had speaking parts......

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......