Elkanah House and Sophakama: Bridging communities!

By Robyn Shulver | October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Friendships were forged during the recent visit of Sophakama Grade 2s to Elkanah House (Blouberg)! The children got along so well that one of them asked for the chance to write to the friend they had made. And this week, our PENPAL PROJECT was born! Besides this being an opportunity to build relationships between the […]

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Sophakama shares its values!

By Robyn Shulver | September 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

We thought we’d share the awesome new murals seen on the walls of the school … Well done to everyone’s effort that has gone into this project.

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Simbulele’s Sweet 16 Birthday Celebration.

By Robyn Shulver | September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

We surely pulled off an awesome 16th Birthday surprise for Simbulele! Without Simbi knowing that we have planned something special for her it was clear that she was surprised to see us all singing for her on her birthday and showering her with loads of love, balloons and gifts. Simbi we would like to wish […]

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Simbulele elected for Prefect…

By Robyn Shulver | September 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Sophakama Sports day

By Robyn Shulver | September 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

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!    

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RABB and Sophakama SMT get together!

By Robyn Shulver | September 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Sophakama gets its Generator!

By Robyn Shulver | September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Sophakama’s Annual Grade 2 visit to Elkanah House Blouberg!

By Robyn Shulver | September 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Join us for Tremendous Tuesdays And Thursdays!

By Robyn Shulver | August 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 for volunteering.  

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UCT Visits Sophakama Assembly!

By Robyn Shulver | August 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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