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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: 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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Message from the chaplain - 15 February 2019

February 18, 2019 | Chaplain's message
The Stations of the Cross. Last year, St Mary’s commissioned a new set of unique Stations of the Cross, painted by South African artist,…
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Message from the head of school - 1 February 2019

February 01, 2019 | Head of school's messages
The school has marked the beginning of the school year with a number of services and ceremonies, including the leaders’ induction, new…
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Message from the head of school - 18 January 2019

January 21, 2019 | Head of school's messages
Welcome back to school! To our new families, a warm welcome to St Mary’s. It is always reassuring to begin the year with the knowledge that…
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Message from the chaplain - 3 December 2018

December 04, 2018 | Chaplain's message
Each Advent and Christmas, I am struck by the seeming-absurdity of the Christmas story: God, come to show us a different kingdom, is born a…
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Message from the head of school - 16 November 2018

November 20, 2018 | Head of school's messages
Former United States president Barack Obama delivered a lecture in South Africa this year in honour of Nelson Mandela, which holds…
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Message from the head of school - 2 November 2018

November 05, 2018 | Head of school's messages
As we enter the final month of school for this year, our attention is on the examinations. It is a difficult time to settle into studying as…

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