Goodbyes at the end of the year

Goodbyes at the end of the year

We are saying goodbye to Damian Tsikos and Naliyah Santos-Osman, who are graduating from Bushwillow and moving to Carriage Rock High School next year. Congratulations! We will miss you both and wish you well in the next big step in your school journey. Bon voyage to...
Yeah for our volunteers!

Yeah for our volunteers!

During these Covid times we have been blessed with so much on distance and on site support from our volunteers. Without them it would not have been possible to run our school so smoothly! Jasna, Katryn, Marcela and Peter, you all have been stars in the classroom....
Food forest day

Food forest day

Thanks to the Municipality of Tilburg, we are extending our outreach to our community through a food gardening programme. This programme kick started on 17 August with natural farming training in the Ekuphumleni township by permaculture specialist Tim Wigley. For the...
School re-opening

School re-opening

Fortunately, due to our low numbers of students per class and our spacious set-up, we have been able to re-open our school in full on 8 June. After such a long break, our teachers and learners were very pleased to be reunited again in the classroom. In the first week,...
Preparing for school reopening

Preparing for school reopening

Together with our teachers, the Bushwillow Board has prepared for school re-opening by putting in place a comprehensive Covid-19 plan. Our board member and General Practitioner, Eleanor Galpin, has been crucial in ensuring this plan took into consideration the latest...
Going the extra mile to help our community

Going the extra mile to help our community

The hard lockdown in our country means a loss of income for many people, putting many members of our community in a vulnerable position. We have been proud on the ways in which our school family has been supportive in various ways: Supporting the local soup kitchen:...