Tag Archives: Paulos Ngobeni Primary School

Planting trees for Nelson Mandela Day 2014

It was early on a cold winter’s morning when we bundled into our student vehicle and drove to Paulos Ngobeni School, our ‘adopted’ school from the local community. Our goal: to give 67 minutes back to the community by planting fruit trees on the school premises. Armed with spades, pick axes, and forty litchi, mango, orange and avocado trees, we were eager to make a sustainable difference in the lives…
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Wild dogs and cheetah skype lesson exchange

Last year we featured a blog about a shared lesson between the learners at our local school – Paulos Ngobeni Primary, and students from Gray’s Creek Elementary School in the USA. In that lesson our learners shared information on the caracal found here in southern Africa. The two groups once again had a Skype lesson – this time South Africa’s learners taught their American counterparts about our wild dogs, also…
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ARTS, CRAFTS & BUCKETS OF FUN

Learners getting creative Along with contributing to the daily care, maintenance and conservation of our endangered species, and participating in adventurous activities in the area, the HESC student programme has also “adopted” a local school – Paulos Ngobeni Primary School. Once a month, a classroom full of children visit the HESC for interesting lessons about conservation, animals, and caring for our wildlife. Further to their educational visits, they also come…
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Paulos Ngobeni Primary School Greenery Project

The Greenery Project The student programme visited Paulos Ngobeni Primary School, and the recycling project is going well. The learners collected waste material from members of the community, and used some of it to make decorations. The JoJo tank stores borehole water for irrigation The vegetable garden looks fantastic, and the learners are really committed to maintaining and taking care of it. The learners planted sweet potatoes, gasava (something similar…
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Educational exchange via Skype

Paulos Ngobeni Primary School had the opportunity to Skype with Gray’s Creek Elementary in the United States recently. With the help of the Centre and Gray’s Creek Elementary principal, Cal Violette, the children had a 40-minute Skype session. The skype session was held to educate Gray’s Creek Elementary students about the Caracal, and in turn they taught the learners of Paulos Ngobeni about the Coyote. The learners who participated had…
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