Opening of the 6Cs Centre at APPS

We were so excited to launch the 6Cs at APPS this week!  A special small opening ceremony took place and Pauline Jackson, Regional Director of ISASA cut the ribbon to our revamped 6Cs Centre after which our Grade 7 girls enjoyed their first 6Cs session.  Please see...

Grade 6 Valentine’s Day

Friday 12 February was a day filled with (socially distanced) love, dancing and fun.  Because of Covid-19 Health and Safety protocols, Valentine’s Day treats were ordered by the girls via on online ordering system which worked very successfully.  Several...

The Adaptability Quotient, GEMS and the 6Cs at APPS

This year, we are focusing on the adaptability quotient in line with the current environment in which we are living.  In 2017, we introduced GEMS at APPS (Girls in Engineering, Maths and Science), highlighting problem solving and innovation and we have linked this now...

Girls Painting in the Language Centre to Celebrate our 100th Birthday

This term, it’s the Grade 2 and 5 girls’ turn to have fun painting the windows in our Language Centre. Grade 2 girls paint Afrikaans and Zulu sentences and Grade 5 girls paint pictures to match the sentences.  By the third term, Grade 3, 4, 6 and 7 girls will...

Grade 7 Poetry Evening

The poetry evening was poetically beautiful.  Views and ideas were shared in carefully crafted stanzas.  Sitting in a peaceful haze of voices made allowed the rush and confusion of life to be forgotten.  The parents enjoyed the unique talent from everyone student....

Inter-House Chess 2020

On Monday 16 November the chess girls returned, with much excitement, to play the annual inter house chess matches.  The competition was fierce and the games challenging.  The overall winner was St Andrew with 20 points.  St Patrick came a very close second with 19...

Music

Junior Music ConcertWhen I was waiting for my turn I felt nervous and excited.  When I heard my name, it felt like my heart was beating as loudly as Holly’s drum, but I felt calmer once I started playing.  It was different playing under the oak, and it was...

APPS Jerusalema Dance Challenge

I arrived at school in my Polish outfit.  I walked into the classroom and everyone’s eyes popped out in amazement at my colorful outfit.  An hour and a half later we went onto the big field and practiced the Jerusalem dance for filming.  Then we met the film crew,...

Heritage Day

Heritage Day was quite an exciting and different day where we all got to dress up in our heritage.  In the morning we all enjoyed listening to the assembly.  Watching the Grade 7 girls with their respective grades dancing, reciting poems and singing traditional songs...

Grade 7 ‘Tour’

The tour was a great experience for all the Grade 7 girls.  We had so much fun, and we made so many memories.  We did a lot of exciting and fun activities, from skateboarding to scuba diving.  Some of the amazing things we got to experience was making our very own...