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2018

The children held a farewell for Dr. Khan this morning, with some children saying poems they had written and others singing songs.  The overall message was, “We will miss you, Dr. Khan”.  Dr. Khan was presented with a Bonsai tree to add to her collection and the AV room has been renamed in her honour.

The winners of the ‘Name a Bear’ raffle, held by the Standard 6’s to help raise funds for the Baylor Christmas Gift collection, are: Kefilwe in 3Y and Erykah in 3X.

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Last night, we had our annual Carol’s by Candlelight.  As usual, the children looked great, but the performances were outstanding.  This year there were 2 extra songs to add to fun, a collaboration between the teachers and The Voice, as well as a song by the teachers.  Well done to all who attended and especially to Ms Phaure and Ms Sola, for a lovely, entertaining evening.


Once again the Music Department entertained us with the Receptions singing a song and the Standard 6’s singing and playing musical instruments.


At the Standard One assembly, the children showed off their White Hat thinking skills when using money to buy school stationery at the ‘shop’.


Music assembly:  we were treated to a number of songs and music played by the Ukelele group during assembly this morning.  Well done to the children, Ms Phaure and Ms Sola for a lovely performance.


As usual, the Independence Day assembly was celebrated with dance and song.  Well done to all involved.


The Reception classes learning about things that sink and things that float.


The Standard 6’s assembly today reminded us of the difference we can make in the lives of those less fortunate than we are.  They sang the Michael Jackson song “Man in the mirror” and appealed to us to bring toys for the annual Christmas Baylor collection.


The Junior Sports Day was held today.  The children participated in a number of different races.  The sack race was definitely the most challenging of all. 


The Receptions treated the school to their version of Jack and the Beanstalk this morning and sang two songs about a cow and the Giant.  Well done to the little ones for remembering the words.


The Standard 7 assembly this morning taught us about the moon and eclipses.  They also presented a poem and sang a song to all the parents for Parents’ Day tomorrow.


The “Kalahari Scientist” came to visit us today. He demonstrated various chemical reactions, showing how liquids change colours and cause explosions.  As usual, the children were enthralled with the bangs and ‘magic’ of how chemicals can cause small, controlled explosions.  We also learnt about how acid digests food and how heat and cold can cause things to expand and contract.


To celebrate President’s Day, the Traditional dance groups performed during assembly today.


Standard Five presented an assembly on manners and respect this morning.  


Some of the Standard Three children entertained the school to a piece played on their recorders, followed by two groups of girls playing instruments and singing “Diamonds” and “Perfect”.  Well done to all who played or sang, you are ‘diamonds in the making’ and your performances were perfect!

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Our “Diamonds” are:  Resego Giddie, Nobubele Moyo, Reneilwe Serema, Sethunya Pontsho, Skye Baaitse and Gae Sediadie.

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Ed Sheeran’s ‘Perfect’, sung and played by: Nasima Steyn, Wanatsha Pie, Phindile Gwizi, Tamara Tau, Nthabaleng Semele and Keletso Baruti.

For National Teacher’s Day, a group of Standard Five girls put together a little presentation on ‘How well do you know your teacher’.  This was an opportunity to learn about the teachers favourite colours, if they preferred the Ocean or the mountains and some other interesting facts about them.  Well done girls on your efforts.

Back:  Aone Mpoeleng, Thata Ramakoloi, Luba Christmas and Refentse Mzwinila.

Front:  Motheo Tshekedi, Resego Selelo, Peo Sekwale, Monica Crumplin and Loapi Ramaselwana.

 


Welcome back to the learners and parents and a warm welcome to all of our new learners and parents.  We trust you had a good, relaxing holiday.  This term starts off on a busy note, with athletics beginning on Wednesday 16th May, in preparation for the Inter-House competition.  Please ensure that your children have their P.E kit everyday.


Last night we were treated to a wonderful performance by the children at the annual ‘Stars under starlight’, which took place at Maitisong.  Well Done Ms. Phaure and Ms. Sola for all the time and effort put into getting the children to learn all the words to the songs, the Std. 7 children who were the MC’s for the night and last but certainly not least, the children themselves for the lovely performances.  


The Standard Four assembly was about the recent Winter Olympic Games, held in PyeongChang.  The children related information regarding the Winter Games and then did a Korean dance and song.


The Standard 2’s sang ‘The Tens Frame Dance’ Song for everyone in assembly this morning.  Hopefully they now all remember how to use the Ten Frame for addition. 

It was the Teddy Bears’ picnic at school today.  Reception children got to bring their Teddies to school to share a picnic with them.

 


The Standard 3’s entertained us with their version of ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ this morning.  

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Sunday, 4th February, Broadhurst Primary hosted the annual High Schools Expo.  There were a large number of schools at this year’s Expo, with a couple of ex-Broadhurst pupils presenting information on their High Schools to prospective students.  Well done to all involved for a fantastic set up.


Prefects for 2018:

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Back:   Abrah Ghosh, Mano Senthil- Maran, Akshaj Sunil, Rethabile Thabo, Nlisi Mphathiwa.

Front:  Hannah Boakgomo, Amantle Moeti, Kagisano Segage, Larona Mongwaketse, Sesame Moetse.

Library Prefects for 2018:

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Back:  Adriaan Scharnick, Simbarashe Magate, Megan Turp, Basetsana Thebe, Talinda Matlhare, Gladys Chikede.

Front:  Nataizya Malama, Aisha Ahmed, Gugu Ketshabile, Oagile Mmono.


The Reception parents were welcomed this morning with a tea and the chance to find out more about what their children will be doing and learning about during the year.


Happy New Year!  Welcome back to all of our parents and children and a very warm welcome to our new children and parents.  

The Bursars Office, Uniform shop and Admin block are open from 8:00 – 12:30 until Friday 12 January and on Monday 15 January.  

Information on your child’s class allocation and Class Teacher will be posted outside the classrooms on Monday 15 January.  School reopens on Tuesday 16th January at 7:20.  


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We would like to wish all of our parents and children a lovely, well deserved holiday.  For those who are travelling, travel safe.  Thank you for your support throughout the year.

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To the staff, have a good holiday and rest.  Safe travels to those who are travelling.


Parents PLEASE NOTE:

The Bursars office, Uniform shop and Admin Block will close on Friday 1 December at 13:00 for renovations.  Outstanding payments must be settled before 1 December please.  The Admin Block will re-open on Monday 8th January 2018.  Thank you for your co-operation.


Reception Christmas Party:  as usual Santa and his Elf were warmly greeted by very excited Reception children.  They sang a song before sitting patiently (and very quietly) waiting for their Christmas gifts.


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The Standard 5, 6 and 7 pupils went on various camps last week.  As usual they were kept very busy with a variety of activities and I am sure they came back tired, but happy and full of stories.

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Congratulations Mr and Mrs Shaikh on the birth of your little boy, Asher, born on 30 July 2017. 

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This morning, the Standard Two’s presented “The Wizard of Oz” in assembly.  They entertained us with a short version of how Dorothy ended up in Oz and the characters she met along the way to get to the Wizard.


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The Reception classes performed their version of the “Hungry Caterpillar” this morning.  Well done Receptions, your presentation was very entertaining.


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Happy International Teacher’s Day – 5 October 2017.


This morning the Standard 1’s entertained us to a novel and slightly different version of “Old McDonald had a farm”.  


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Our annual Independence Day assembly was held this morning.  There were groups of children doing Traditional Dances, as well as an explanation on the road from Independence to the ’50+1′ celebration.  Pula Botswana, well done to all of our performers from the Grade 2’s to the Std 7’s.