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Invitation Carol Service 2017
PREP SCHOOL CAROL SERVICE
Posted November 20, 2017

Please join us for the Prep School Carol Service on Thursday, 23 November, at 19:30 in the Sports Centre.

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ONE DAY TO GO UNTIL CARNIVAL!
Posted November 16, 2017

The Douglas Murray Field is being transformed for Carnival 2017! The rides are being erected, the tents are up…all in preparation for tomorrow’s big day! Gates open at 14:30, bring the whole family for an afternoon of fun. .  

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CALLING ALL GRADE 6S AND 7S
Posted November 8, 2017

The Carnival Disco, taking place in the Prep Hall on Friday, 17 November is open to all Grade 6s and 7s and is a fun way to celebrate the end of the year. Live DJ, with cool drinks and snacks available. Tickets are R60, and can be bought on the day at the Carnival from

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CARNIVAL 2017
Posted October 25, 2017

Have you diarised the date…Friday 17th November 2017? Starting at 14:30. – Exciting New Rides & Entertainment – Amazing New Christmas Stall – Delicious New Food Stalls – Raffle for kids and adults – Awesome Prizes Carnival 2017 is proudly sponsored by

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CARNIVAL 2017 – DIARISE 17 NOVEMBER
Posted October 19, 2017

Carnival 2017 was launched this week amongst much hype, vibrant colours, excitement…and pink flamingos! Bigger, better and brighter than before, this year you can look forward to a brand new Christmas stall, an abundance of entertainment, carnival rides, delicious food stores and so much more. Tell your friends and family, and diarise Friday 17 November.

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SPRING HAS SPRUNG!
Posted September 1, 2017

Our Prep School was a kaleidoscope of colour this morning in celebration of Spring Day! The girls brought an abundance of beautiful flowers to school, as well as a large collection of pre-loved fluffy toys, which our Grade 7 Community Service girls organised to be distributed at the Red Cross Children’s Hospital; what a wonderful

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HAPPY EID AL-ADHA
Posted September 1, 2017

We extend best wishes to all of our Muslim families and friends who are marking the holy days of Eid al-adha this weekend.

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U13A HOCKEY GIRLS WIN GOLD!
Posted August 15, 2017

Our U13A hockey girls played exceptionally well, winning gold at the Kenridge U13 tournament held this past weekend! They played Somerset House in the finals; after the game ended in a draw, it went to show downs and then sudden death, where our girls held their nerve, winning the tournament. We are so proud of

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DIYARA REPRESENTS SOUTH AFRICA AT THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL MATHEMATICS COMPETITION
Posted August 15, 2017

We are so proud of Diyara Govender who participated in the 2017 International Mathematics Competition held in India recently. She was part of the Cape Town team, representing South Africa in both individual and team competitions. The team did incredibly well, winning 2 trophies for most impressive team and best cultural act. Diyara and the

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JUSTICE ALBIE SACHS GIVES TALK AT HERSCHEL
Posted August 10, 2017

We were very privileged to have Justice Albie Sachs come and address us at Herschel on Tuesday evening.  We are immensely grateful that he made the time to be here to share his wisdom, insight and ‘story’ with us. His perspectives on democracy in SA were empowering and inspiring. What a remarkable man and passionate

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HAPPY WOMEN’S DAY
Posted August 8, 2017

STRONG WOMEN: MAY WE KNOW THEM, MAY WE BE THEM, MAY WE RAISE THEM! Tomorrow, National Women’s Day, we celebrate ALL the women in our lives; thank you for serving as an unfailing source of strength, encouragement and inspiration, moving young women to push the envelope, believe in their dreams and realize their vision. Happy Women’s

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HERSFIELD DERBY DAY
Posted August 3, 2017

The excitement is mounting for the annual Hersfield Derby, taking place at Herschel tomorrow afternoon (Friday 4 August) Please join us for a great afternoon of school sport, and support our girls! Hockey  (Astro) 14h30    U/14B                        15h15    U/16B 16h00    3rd team                    16h50    U/14A 17h40    U/16A                        18h30    2nd team 19h30    1st team Netball at Prep courts: 14h45   

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THE RURAL CHILD / ST LUKES CLOTHING COLLECTION: PRE-PREP TO GRADE 7
Posted July 19, 2017

The Pre-Prep and Prep School are doing a clothing collection drive, so now is a great time to clear out those unwanted clothes from your cupboard! The Pre-Prep – Grade 2 classes will be collecting for Rural Child, and the Grade 3 – 7 classes will be collecting for St Luke’s Hospice. These charity organisations rely heavily

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GRADE 5 KNIT-ATHON FOR CHARITY
Posted July 19, 2017

At the end of last Term, the annual Grade 5 Knit-athon was held in the Technology Classroom. The Grade 5s came to class with thirty stitches cast onto their needles, and loads of enthusiasm and excitement! For many of the girls, this was there first attempt at knitting, and moms, grans and au pairs were

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BLUE CROSS VET HOSPITAL VISITS HERSCHEL
Posted June 28, 2017

Our Grade R girls enjoyed a lovely visit from #BlueCrossVetHospital on Tuesday. The girls learnt about what it means to be a vet, and how to care for your animals to keep them healthy and happy. A highlight of the outing was meeting Bonnie the Pony,  Echo the Retriever and Jack the Collie.  

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EID MUBARAK TO ALL OUR MUSLIM FAMILIES
Posted June 23, 2017

We wish our Muslim families and friends all of the very best as they end the holy month of fasting. Eid al Fitr (25 or 26 June – dependent on the sighting of the moon) brings Ramadan to a close and we say “Eid Mubarak”  and  hope that this special day brings peace, happiness and prosperity.

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BISHOPS SCHOOL SHOP HOLIDAY TRADING HOURS
Posted June 21, 2017

Please take note of the Bishops School Shop trading hours during the July school holidays: Monday to Thursday:  07:30 to 16:30 Fridays: 07:30 to 16:00 Saturday: 08:00 to 12:00

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MUSIC WORKSHOPS
Posted June 21, 2017

Parents are warmly invited to attend the music workshops taking place in the Auditorium. Girls learning to play the piano, violin, cello and recorder will be taking part this term. Friday, 23 June  Grade 6: 12:30 – 13:30 Tuesday, 27 June  Grade 4: 12:05 – 13:05 Wednesday, 28 June  Grade 2: 09:15 – 10:15, Grade 5:

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HERSCHEL PREP SCHOOL OPEN DAY
Posted June 21, 2017

Prospective parents are warmly invited to attend the Herschel Prep School Open Day When: Monday, 4 September 2017 Where: Prep Library – The Space: 09:00 – 11:30 For further details, please contact the Prep Admissions Secretary: Mrs Kudzai Ndhlala, kndhlala@herschel.org.za or 021 670 7520

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HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
Posted June 15, 2017

To all our dads, step-dads, grandads…enjoy a very happy Father’s Day!

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HERSCHEL PREP SCHOOL OPEN DAY
Posted May 19, 2017

Prospective parents are warmly invited to attend the Herschel Prep School Open Day: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 Prep Library – The Space: 09:00 – 11:30 For further details, pleaase contact the Admissions Secretary: Mrs Kudzai Ndhlala, kndhlala@herschel.org.za or 021 670 7520  

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IT’S ALMOST SHOWTIME!
Posted May 8, 2017

The cast of Seussical Jr. the musical are hard at work putting the finishing touches to the show, which opens on Thursday evening! Tickets are available online at www.quicket.co.za…hurry and book your tickets now and come support our Prep girls and staff.

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HERSCHEL PREP PROUDLY PRESENTS SEUSSICAL JR. THE MUSICAL
Posted May 3, 2017

Our Prep School girls are hard at work rehearsing for “Seussical Jr. the Musical.” Tickets are R90 per ticket and are available online through Quicket www.quicket.co.za Dates and times of the shows are: Thursday, 11 May 19:30, Friday 12 May 19:30, Saturday 13 May 15:00 and 19:30. The show is in the Senior School Theatre. Don’t

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2017 TERM DATES

 
Term 1:
10 January - 31 March (Staff)
11 January - 31 March (Pupils)

Term 2:
18 April - 30 June (Staff and Pupils)

Term 3:
24 July - 29 September (Staff)
25 July - 29 September (Pupils)

Term 4:
9 October - 1 December (Pupils and Staff)

2018 TERM DATES


Term 1:
15 January - 28 March (Staff)
16 January - 28 March (Pupils)

Term 2:
16 April - 22 June (Staff and Pupils)

Term 3:
16 July - 28 September (Staff)
17 July - 28 September (Pupils)

Term 4:
9 October - 6 December (Pupils)
9 October - 7 December (Staff)