The school has been
identified as a health promoting school. We are involved in many projects for
the upliftment of our school. E.g. Indigenous Greening project, which has
turned our environment into one thatís conducive to learning.
The Woolworths Trust
Eduplant project. Through this project we have a productive vegetable garden,
which is of great help to the schools nutrition program. We
honored to be one of
the finalists in the Woolworths Eduplants Competition in 2006.
We received 20
computers from the DoE and since 2009 we are an e-learning school. One of the
classrooms was converted into a computer lab. An armed response security system
has been installed. Utilising the LTSM budget, we procured four computers and a
server. Our aim is to have a computer in front of every learner. Since 2011 we
are offering the FutureKids curriculum to our learners. Educators are also
offered computer lessons once a week from this computer lab. We humbly request
any good samaritan who can assist us in realising this aim.
The school introduced a beadwork project for
parents with learners at the school who are unemployed.
5 parents benefit from this project by receiving an incentive to take home to
their families. This skill is also transferred to the learners during the Arts &
We have been
identified as the best Focus school in the Cradock District in 2008. This award
was as a result of hard work and dedication.
In 2009 through
fundraising efforts and voluntary contributions we bought a Ford Bantam bakkie
for the school. This vehicle makes the task of running school functions very
In 2009 we were
placed 1st position in the Provincial Teaching Awards. This Award was
conferred to us by the honorable MEC for Education Mr Qwase. We represented the
Eastern Cape in the National competition.
We are National
winners of the National Teaching Awards in the category of Primary School
Leadership. We were placed 2nd position, and this award was conferred
to us by the President of the country Honorable Jacob Zuma and Minister of
Education Angie Motshekga.
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We have a twinning
project with a school in Sweden, most of our educators visit Sweden on an
educational exchange program. In 2009 an amount of
R5 000.00 was donated by our sister school in Sweden and school shoes were
bought for vulnerable learners. In 2011 we received two soccer kits for the
school from Sweden.
We took the
initiative to acquire two prefabricated classrooms from a defunct farm school to
alleviate the problem of overcrowded classrooms. The costs to disassemble and
reconstruct these prefabs were borne by the school as the department had no
money to do so.
We have introduced
swimming as a sport code though we donít have a swimming pool. We are making use
of the local Municipality swimming pool.
We have Received a level 4 out of
5 rating from the Whole School Evaluation Process conducted by the
Department of Education in 2011.
In 2012 the school have received
a donation of a Maths Lab from NIIT.