This is what we were told a few weeks earlier when Simbulele came to visit. As a RCL leader since 2017 she had gone and applied to become a Prefect. It was no surprise to us that she was elected as a Prefect. Her leadership skills and character make her the perfect candidate. We were all […]
The teachers had a fun filled day! We were also invited to a Netball Challenge for the next sport day. This means that we need to gather a team and start practicing! Watch the space for the next update!
Last Friday we enjoyed a great afternoon together at Mike’s Kitchen. Celebrating the progress, we have made at Sophakama to date. It was great to see how a small team can impact so many children and it’s clear that your great work is paying off in tangible results. We want to extend a big thanks […]
Due to a generous donation, Sophakama Primary School has been able to purchase a generator. Frequent electricity outages affect the efficient running of the school. The installation of the generator will ensure that the basic day-to-day functions, particularly in the school offices, can be maintained when this happens. Taking transfer of the generator, Principal […]
Grade 2 learners at Sophakama Primary School recently had an annual visit to Elkanah House Blouberg campus. Learners were taken by bus to Blouberg, where each visitor was treated to ice cream, popcorn and sandwiches, as well as given a book to take home. Elkanah learners have been looking forward to this visit and were […]
Are you keen to make a difference in a child’s life? Are you available on a Tuesday and/or a Thursday? Join us for our regular reading sessions with Grade 2 learners on the English Literacy Programme! Contact Tracy Farquhar on firstname.lastname@example.org for volunteering.
As part of the School Management, Curriculum and Teacher Support Programme, our partner, UCT’s School Development Unit (SDU) observes a school assembly. This is an element of their ‘case study’ of observations, interviews and focus groups. Patti Silbert from UCT returned to Sophakama Primary School on Friday 17 August, after an initial three-day visit, to observe […]
Reading sessions began today for our fourth year of the English Literacy Programme. A new group of Grade 2 learners were assessed last week and 30 have been selected. To set everyone at ease, we began the session with a fun rhyme and then volunteers and learners were paired off. Each volunteer works with two […]
A major focus area for the Rogz Academy Books and Beyond team over the next three plus years will be the School Management, Curriculum and Teacher Support Programme. We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with the Schools Development Unit (SDU) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), who are able to offer […]
The awards are coming in thick and fast! Sophakama Primary School was recently awarded Certificates of Excellence for their 2017 Foundation Phase Grade 3 Systemic Examinations results! The award is presented by the WCED’s Metro North Education District. They were for Most Improved Language Pass Rate and Most Improved Mathematics Pass Rate! This is awesome […]