Tag Archives: Literacy

Sophakama achieves excellence in Foundation Phase!

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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 […]

Fun new games and books for the Morning Literacy programme

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Look at the fun games and great new books that learners on the morning English Literacy programme will be using soon, thanks to recent donations! The literacy programme follows a specific methodology which includes paired and shared reading, writing and the use of games to develop learners’ English skills and consolidate English comprehension. Paired readers […]

a Shining example of a Shine centre

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In preparation for the start of our pilot literacy programme,the Books and Beyond team paid a visit to the Shine Centre at Rosmead Central Primary School based in Claremont. What an organised environment we found with busy, enthusiastic volunteers and learners working together in a well-resourced environment. It is an inspiring example for us to follow and learn from.While, establishing our own […]