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Farewell and good luck to our awesome 2017 YEBO Volunteers!

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Sophakama Primary School YEBO volunteers ended their year by being treated to a 3D movie, Geo Storm, complete with popcorn and cooldrinks. Then they were off to a delicious meal at Moyo Blouberg at Eden on the Bay. A fantastic time was had by all! We will miss them, but we will keep in touch […]

Graduation Ceremony for 2017 Year Beyond Programme filled with smiles and tears!

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The 2017 Year Beyond Programme Graduation Ceremony at Sophakama Primary School was a wonderful occasion. Shared with 99 learners, parents, teachers and our 6 superb volunteers, the ceremony on Thursday, 9 November, was a bittersweet event. Prayers and songs of thanks and joy were heard. Our learners read out loud and proud from their Shine […]

YES TO THE YEBO PROGRAMME!

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Our Year Beyond Programme is in full swing at Sophakama Primary School this third term. It is a very popular programme and we are pleased to announce that Sophakama has the highest attendance of learners across all the schools on this programme. Well done Sophakama, on your 90% attendance record! One hundred Grade 1–4 learners […]

Workshop no 3 for self and team development programme! We are making progress!

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Our third workshop for the Self and Team Development Programme was held on 18 August at the Rogz offices in Montague Gardens, with the whole School Management Team (SMT). The team participated in an honest and enthusiastic manner and the session was characterised by open discussions and input by all team members.  All the SMT members […]

YEBO starts at Sophakama for the second year in a row!

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The programme is two fold: It encourages young matriculants / university students, between the ages of 18–24 years, to offer a year of their time volunteering in disadvantaged schools in the afternoon space. These volunteers teach numeracy and literacy to a select number of Grade 1–4 learners, increasing the learners’ confidence and ability in these […]

The Magic sound of Africa

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Hi there Roggerz and Academy supporters, We were treated to a very special event on Friday as Sophakama took ownership of a piano to accompany the school choir. This generous donation came from Callie Lewis from Books and Beyond. The piano originally belonged to Callie’s late mother, Barbara, who was also passionate about education. The […]