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Ocean Theme

Our pre-school class is exploring the ocean this term. They drew the land and the ocean, designed their own boats and ships, built their class boat together out of card box and sailed around the world with it in one day! During this ocean adventure they explored...

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Ubuntu – ‘I am because we are’

In July 2019, we started the Ubuntu Skills Programme, providing sewing lessons to teachers, parents and women and men from our local community. A group of 10 people have enthusiastically started two-hour lessons twice a week and will continue till the end of the...

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Kenton on Sea, Let’s live sustainably!

In the week 20-27 September millions of people took to the streets all over the world to call attention to the urgency of climate change. The children of Bushwillow School decided to join these people and try to raise awareness in our own town Kenton on Sea by...

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Spring Heritage Fair

On the 21st of September Bushwillow hosted its third Spring Fair. The extended school grounds made it a perfect venue for local traders to market and sell their produce. Our Ubuntu sewing ladies showed off their beautiful Shweshwe collection.   With many delicious...

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Next development phase

To meet our future growth needs we are already preparing for our next development phase, which consists of building two new classrooms and a reception / kitchen area by the end of 2020. Together with New Earth Architecture we came up with initial designs for these...

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Edu-change workshop

Edu-change: bringing together teachers from across the country for educational change From 1-3 July 2019 Bushwillow school hosted the edu-change workshop in which we bought together Bushwillow teachers and other change-makers in the South African educational field....

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Winter Solstice Bonfire Evening

Another Bushwillow School tradition!  This year we had our well supported and very popular bonfire evening on the night of the winter solstice - 21 June. Teachers, parents and children enjoyed the warmth of the fire and washed boerie rolls down with hot chocolate. ...

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The Lion King Production

On Friday 3 May Bushwillow performed its first ever musical production! There was a lot of roaring, singing and great humour. All the children from the school were involved in the production either through acting, singing, dancing or creating the stage, masks and...

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