Tag Archives: Sophakama

A fun start to the holidays! 18-21 June 2019


Our six Year Beyond Programme tutors managed four days of holiday fun at Sophakama during these June holidays. In all, 136 learners participated in various activities including painting, cutting out, drawing and gluing. The weather played along and outdoor activities like soccer, netball and skipping were enjoyed by everyone. Other games included chess, UNO and […]



We need volunteers for our English Literacy Programme at Sophakama Primary School in Dunoon. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12h15–14h00, every week during the school term. Good proficiency in English and regular attendance is necessary. Training and resources provided. Contact Tracy Farquhar (farquhar@telkomsa.net) or visit https://www.rogz.com/rogz-academy-books-and-beyond/  

Learners click their way towards English Literacy


Click, Click, Click! That’s the sound of learners in Sophakama Primary School’s computer lab mornings and afternoons. This is when our loyal partner, the Click Foundation, offers its online English Literacy Programme to young learners. They are given the opportunity to work at their own pace through fun and enjoyable language activities, using technology. This […]

Elkanah House Swiss Exchange Student makes generous contribution towards ROGZ Academy


It is with great appreciation that the ROGZ Academy has recently received a financial boost from Laurent Vandebroek, an exchange student from Switzerland and Grade 10 pupil at Elkanah House. On the 10th of May Laurent, fellow Grade 10 pupil Emily Raubenheimer and Mrs Liz Broad, their Grade Head, went to visit the students and […]

Official opening of Sophakama Primary school’s new school building


Wow, what a privilege to attend this special occasion! Principal, Mr. Sabelo Makubalo, teachers, learners, and parents attended the formal opening of the brand new school building in Dunoon. They were joined by dignitaries and representatives from the Western Cape Education Department. Included was Mr. Enver Surty, the Deputy Minister of Basic Education. Mr. Surty unveiled the […]

Celebration of NEW Premises


After two years in temporary, mobile classes Sophakama Primary have finally moved into their new school building … With beautiful new classrooms to great excitement of the children and teachers. Special thanx to Charlene who managed to find time in between all the preparation for the ROGZ 20th celebrations to prepare a delicious home cooked meal […]