Grade 5 Public Speaking Festival

Grade 5M Everybody was sick with nerves and excitement. You could even say they were ‘nervouscited’. Each girl had such interesting topics. I enjoyed listening to the other class for the first time! A special touch was that some people (including me) brought their...

APPS Easter Service

We had our traditional APPS Easter Service, and I can’t believe I was chosen to play the role of Satan! It was an amazing opportunity and experience. It felt surreal to be in Grade 7, actually doing this. I can’t believe I was fortunate enough to be part of it. There...

Grade 6 Assembly

Everyone thinks that it’s money that makes the world go round and that if you won the lottery you’d be the happiest person on the planet. Money can make you comfortable but it can’t make you happy. It’s the small things that make us the...

Grade 6 and 7 Camp

From 30 March to 1 April we stayed at the Bush Willow Tented Camp. On our way we visited the Sterkfontein Caves and we were all extremely excited by the fascinating history of the caves. At the camp we had lots of fun with all the games. Though some tested our...

Chess

On 7 March we had our annual Girls and Guests chess match. All the girls who play chess brought a special guest to play against. Many games were won by the girls and some by the guests. We had over 90 people who participated! It was a fun and exciting evening with...

Sport

We have had a very full first term, with sport coming close to being back to ‘normal’. Early morning lessons are in full force and the girls attend up to four times a week. The tennis season did not get a chance to take off. Out of four scheduled matches, we managed...

Music

Singing Sistas The APPS senior choir had the privilege of attending the St Mary’s Singing Sistas Choir festival on 10 March. We all channelled our inner Disney Princess when singing our Disney Princess Medley. We were also given a surprise Sesotho traditional song...

Grade 5 Assembly

Grade 5R Our Grade 5 assembly was quite a lot of work. The theme for our assembly was ‘Never Give Up’. We each had a line to say and it was either about Thomas Edison or Dr Emmanuel Taban and their extraordinary life and work stories. We did a lot of...

Grade 5 Camp

Grade 5R Going to a maize before camp lifted all spirits of each child. Although some of us didn’t enjoy it when we got to Achterberg. We immediately knew that we would have the best time of our lives. The Facilitators, Sugar, and Nemi were so welcoming and kind. When...

Grade 1 ‘ch’ Picnic

Grade 1M At the ‘ch’ picnic I did the Cha-Cha and had some chips! Tshimollo Mazibuko At the ‘ch’ picnic my mum made yummy Churros! Aisha Laher At the ‘ch’ picnic I had yummy chocolate pudding! Emma Armstrong At the ‘ch’ picnic I did the Cha-Cha and sat with my...