Nal’ibali story Bosso competition and prize giving

By Yolande De Klerk | September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sophakama Primary School’s Grade 3 and Grade 6 learners entered the Nal’ibali Story Bosso competition, with great prizes up for grabs and fierce competition. Learners from Grade 3 and 6 were recorded reading various passages from Nal’ibali stories in both English and Xhosa. The Books and Beyond team  were thrilled with the enthusiastic response of the learners. As a result, we awarded each learner a […]

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Jurg and Anja Wedding – Church Donation

By Rogz | September 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

To Juerg & Anja Firstly congratulations on your spectacular wedding ceremony last week – it was our privilege to share in this very special event with you. Special thanx also for your kind gesture to donate the collection from the church ceremony towards the ROGZ Academy. We have counted 495.00 CHF which will translate into R […]

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Volunteers and their children having fun at Sophakama

By Yolande De Klerk | September 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Volunteers from books and Beyond literacy programme turned their final third term reading session into a fun session. Their own kids of varying ages joined the grade 2 learners for the session as well. All had lots of fun and enjoyment whilst reading stories and playing games.

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Family and community literacy day at the Baxter Theater

By Yolande De Klerk | September 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

People of all ages attended the Reading Association of South Africa’s Family and Community Literacy Day held at the Baxter Theatre in Rondebosch. Anyone who loved stories was welcome – teachers, children, parents, caregivers, and librarians. The theme was Igniting imagination Reading and writing for pleasure and play. The event was well-attended by organisations across the […]

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Filming of the GLS PFP video

By Rogz | September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thanx so much for your willingness to tackle the GLS & PFP video at such short notice. You guys really ROCK!  It has been an absolute pleasure to work with you. I really appreciate your can-do approach to making things happen and am very thankful to have your expertise. I hope that this video will also make […]

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Rogz Kids Handing Out Toys

By Rogz | August 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Abigail, Emily and Romy  Thank you so much for your kindness to share your special toys with us ! We enjoy playing with the new kitchen cabinets and promise to look after them very well so that many more Grade R pupils will be able to enjoy them in the years to come as much […]

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Captain Chaos takes on the CAPE BIG 5 For Ed Campaign 2015!

By Rogz | August 20, 2015 | 0 Comments


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Art workshop at Elkanah

By Rogz | August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Sophakama kids that visited Elkanah for the 2 day Arts & Drama workshop at the end of June had an amazing experience, but it is only once I saw the pictures that I realized what an awesome event you had put together. It is evident that you did a great job and that the […]

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New well point test is done

By Rogz | July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students working in the garden while the new well point is being tested.

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Sandwiches for Sophakama

By Yolande De Klerk | July 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

a Big Bay group of moms “Mothers That Care” have taken the Grade R classes at Sophakama Primary School under their wing. These moms prepare Sandwiches once a week, which are then transported to the school by the English Literacy Programme volunteers on a Thursday. The sandwich-making sessions are a social affair. In addition, approximately, 150 sandwiches […]

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