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From the headmistress’ desk: 12 April 2019

April 12, 2019 | Head of school's messages
This week brings the first term and its host of activities to a close or, at the very least, a temporary halt. I am always stunned by how…

Valentine's Day

April 11, 2019
Not even the rain could stop the Junior School from celebrating Valentine’s Day.…

From the Acting Headmistress Desk: 8 March 2019

March 12, 2019
Daily, we are becoming more and more aware of how sleepy and tired some girls appear. Teachers were alarmed to discover, after some…

Rowing

March 05, 2019
Two weekends ago, the St Mary’s Open rowers travelled to East London to compete in the 132nd Buffalo Regatta and 32nd Selborne Sprints. The…

Limpopo Service Trip

March 05, 2019
Over half-term, 27 Senior School girls and four teachers travelled to Limpopo. The girls enjoyed teaching art in the classrooms at the…

School Girls; or The African Mean Girls Play

March 05, 2019
Last August, while I was in New York, I heard about an off-Broadway play that was having a very successful run. The play, written by a young…

Project-Based Learning

March 05, 2019
The e4 programme has been a compulsory component of the Form I curriculum at St Mary’s since 2015. It has proven to be a valuable part of…

St Stithians night gala

February 26, 2019
The A swimming team participated in the St Stithians night gala on Wednesday 13 February. We swam against ten schools in the 50m pool. It was…

From the Acting Headmistress Desk: 21 February 2019

February 26, 2019
Dear parents: Core values and life skills are like a navigation system that guides our actions and behaviour. The core values and skills that…

Message from the chaplain - 21 February 2019

February 26, 2019 | Chaplain's message
We are participants in this scene, standing as the young girl does, looking on. In a way, this scene depicts the choices we face each day:…

Choir camp

February 21, 2019
On 15 and 16 February, the Senior Primary choir girls spent a night at school on choir camp.…

Grade 5 tour to Lapalala

February 21, 2019
The Grade 5s spent four days at Lapalala Wilderness School and enjoyed their time in the bush.…

Grade 6 tour to Konka

February 21, 2019
Konka – the Grade 6 girls had a fabulous time at Konka. There were a number of team-building challenges involving water, word games and…

Grade 7 tour to Dimalachite

February 21, 2019
The Grade 7 girls enjoyed a wonderful camp at Dimalachite…

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