Our second Dads and Daughters Camp took place two weekends ago. The purpose of the Dads & Daughters Weekend has been specially designed to create space for Dads (or a significant father figure) to spend time with their daughter, strengthen relationships and learn new things.
News from the Junior School
We recently caught up with Mrs Carissa Wilson, our Deputy Head of the Junior School and the HOD of the Senior Primary Phase at Kingswood College. She reflected on her teaching philosophy and how the senior phase of the Junior School had tackled the online learning platform over the course of the second half of the term.
Twenty-five pupils entered the Eastern Cape SASMT (South African Society of Music Teachers) Mini Maestro Digital Music Competition this year. Congratulations to our four medal winners!
We started our Winter holiday last Friday, and what a well-deserved break this will be for our pupils and staff alike. We spoke to Mrs Amy Ballantyne recently to share her teaching philosophy with us and to talk to her about how they have tackled online learning in the Foundation Phase at the Junior School.
A number of our Junior School musicians played in the Sundowner Concert held on Thursday 3 June.
The programme feature music for brass (trumpet and euphonium), woodwind (flute, clarinet, saxophone), violin and piano. We heartily congratulate each and every pupil who played in this Sundowner Concert.
A large contingent of Kingswood players, from U11 all the way up to U19, attended the Eastern Province Squash trials which were held over three rounds.
While Makhanda may seem far from the lights of South Africa’s bigger cities, there are some rather amazing benefits from being where we are. Once again, the Eastern Cape delivered some amazing opportunities for both fun and learning for our junior pupils through their recent grade excursions.
Last week our Junior School had a very busy week with Eisteddfods taking place for isiXhosa, Afrikaans and English.
Twenty-five pupils entered the Eastern Cape SASMT (South African Society of Music Teachers) Mini Maestro Digital Music Competition this year.
Last Wednesday, our Junior School hosted our Term 2 Interhouse General Knowledge Quiz for Grade 6s and 7s.