In 2013, a structured Gender Education Movement (GEM) programme was initiated by Mrs S Naidoo and implemented by the GEM team at Lotusville Primary. They understand that parents and teachers have to work together for the development of youngsters.
Many schools in our community are quintile five schools. This means that they receive the least amount of funding per pupil as opposed to quintile one to three schools.
The principal, staff and pupils would like to thank all the guest speakers for gracing this Women’s Day function.
The event was graced by Member of Parliament (MPL) Mrs Rajbansi who spoke fondly of the importance of motivating young girls while they are still young and capable of change.
She was selected out of 18 trialists in the South African junior team and was unanimously selected to form a part of the team that would represent the country in July.
“We had a great time getting to know all the staff and teachers who do such a great job moulding our future generation – and we took great pleasure in spoiling them,” said Hirsch’s Shane Spencer.
Both junior and senior debate teams have also made it to the finals of the Phoenix Debating League to be held this Sunday at the Phoenix Youth Centre.
The various stakeholders should view the SGB as a vital stakeholder in the life of the school. SGBs have a lot to offer public schooling in our communities.
The National Development Plan identifies the important role of disciplines such mathematics, science, technology and innovation in achieving the country’s long-term developmental vision.
The three teams with the strongest bridges will participate in the SAICE KZN inter-school’s competition on August 10.
At many successful schools, SGBs work harmoniously with the school principal and the staff to achieve relative success and promote the growth of the school.