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YeBo learners graduate!

Yebo Graduation (3)

Sophakama Primary School held its third Year Beyond Programme graduation ceremony last week. Volunteers Thando, Lucy, Mila, Sindi, Zintle and Uyanda have been working with our Grade 1–4 learners in the afternoons, Mondays to Fridays, helping to improve Maths and Literacy marks. Both volunteers and learners have had a fantastic year of growth and learning! […]

Sophakama Primary school visit with Fritz Gerke


It was our privilege to take Fritz Gerke on a visit to Sophakama recently where he had the opportunity to meet and spend some time with Sabelo as well as many of the learners. Fritz is the ROGZ key account manager in Europe and has been an enthusiastic financial supporter of the ROGZ Academy for […]

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


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 […]

Our wonderful volunteers!


A lot of our work at Sophakama is based on the goodwill of volunteers and donations. For example, without the commitment and involvement of volunteers on our English Literacy Programme, we would be unable to sustain the twice-weekly English sessions we have with the learners. And what an absolute inspiration our group of volunteers on […]

BrainBoosters is boosting brains!


The BrainBoosters programme has begun in earnest at Sophakama Primary School on Monday, 8 May with the two Grade 1 pilot classes. Ms Nomthandazo Lumka will be responsible for the Literacy component and Ms Xolisa Magobiane will manage the Numeracy component. The team will be headed by the Deputy Principal, Mary Nell. Eddie Phillips, previously […]

ROGZ Doing it for CANSA!


Some Sprayed… Some Shaved… even one of our resident pups got a spot or five… We even managed to rope in some of our ROGGERS kids. I think you’d agree that we once again supported CANSA in our usual colourful ROGZ style. If you want to know more about this initiative you can go to […]

We were Interviewed on Smile FM


Today marks a special day ! Smile FM interviewed us and we feel fortunate to have this opportunity. Smile 90.4 FM is a bilingual radio station that offers entertainment, information and inspiration to the upper LSM Metropolitan audience of Cape Town. Irené explains his Partnership with Sabelo Makubalo the Principal of Sophakama Primary. He elaborated […]