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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......

The pupils had a lovely celebration of musical talent at Uplands Preparatory. This week’s trilogy of concerts has been fantastic and it has been such a privilege to hear our children perform on stage. Thank you to our parents for supporting their children, as well......

On 28th November, the Uplands Preparatory Senior Phase hosted an exciting and really fun Inter-House Gala. We were blessed with amazing weather, with temperatures in excess of 30’C which was more than ideal for an action-packed gala. Our overall winners were Ogilvie House, with a......

The Uplands Preparatory Foundation Phase Inter-House Gala was held on Thursday 28th November. A combination of fun, singing, cheering, determination and an atmosphere of competiveness floated in the air. The children enjoyed the fun races, collecting bobbing corks and keeping ducks and frogs dry on......

The Uplands Preparatory Music Department, in collaboration with the Uplands PTA, hosted a delightful Carols by Candlelight evening on Monday 2nd December. The evening was very well attended, with members of the Uplands community enjoying the snacks and drinks on sale while relaxing on picnic......

The Grade 3 pupils had an opportunity to explore Money as a concept in Maths. We focused on supply and demand, what profits and losses are, as well as the various needs and wants that businesses have to take into consideration. At the beginning of......

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......

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......

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,......