Glenwood Prep Gives Back!

Glenwood Preparatory School made their annual charity visit to Ensikeni Primary, which is located 10km inland of Stanger. Principal Mr Noël Ingle, accompanied by some GPS staff and pupils drove to Ensikeni Primary to deliver the books, blankets, toys and various clothing items, generously donated by the parents and pupils of Glenwood Preparatory. These donations…

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Glenwood Prep on Tour

Glenwood Prep 1st XV rugby team recently travelled to Frankfort to play against Grey College.  The boys played an exciting game of rugby and drew 17-17, narrowly missing a kick in the last minute of the game which would have seen Glenwood win the game. This fixture against arguably one of the strongest primary rugby…

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Going for Gold!

Leshen Pillay of Glenwood Preparatory School competed at the Irish Age Group Swimming Championships in Dublin, Ireland from the 17-23 July 2017.  He did himself and his school proud by winning 2 gold, 1 silver, and 1 bronze medal. Congratulations Leshen on this outstanding swimming achievement!

Regional Science Expo

22 Grade 7 Glenwood Prep pupils recently participated in the Regional Science Expo. Congratulations to all the Glenwood Prep pupils as well as Mrs Palmer and Miss Gopichand you all should be so proud. The results are as follows: Highly Commended: Camryn Pillay BRONZE: Heath Delport, Andre Venter, Sancho Torr, Kelly Meij, Chase Lewis, Shannon…

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Spring Hat Day 2017

The Glenwood Preparatory School Foundation Phase celebrated the 1st day of Spring by wearing their amazing Spring Hats. Glenwood Prep was a sea of colour with fantastic hat designs. This year the Foundation Phase spelt out the word SPRING on Little Wembley Field.

Equestrian News

Jean-Marc Sapet on his horse Danté’s Inferno and Shannon Knott on Rainbow Runner representing Glenwood Prep at the Sanesa Competition at Canterbury Equestrian Estate in Pietermaritzburg. They both competed in Showjumping 70cm and in Equitation 60cm.

SP Sports Day 2017

Glenwood Preparatory School recently held its Annual Senior Primary Sports Day! The highlights of the day were the following races: The Dad’s and Mom’s races, Toddlers race, Grade 7 Tug-O-War and the new Grade 7 Mixed Relay, which were most entertaining and competitive! Kuhann van den Berg, broke the record in the in an exciting…

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We love our Grandparents!

Glenwood Prep recently held their Grade 1,2 and 3 Grandparents’ Day Concerts.  The enthralled Grandparents were entertained by a number of poems from their grandchildren. The Grandparents then visited the classrooms to have a look at the excellent work that their grandchildren had done throughout the year and they also did a special activity together….

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JP Sports Day 2017

Glenwood Preparatory School held its Annual Junior Primary Sports Day! An excellent morning was held with the highlights of the day being the new event for the Grade 3 pupils, TUG-O-WAR as always, the Dad’s and Mom’s races! The Victor Ludorum went to Michael Groom whilst Banathi Khubone received the Victrix Ludorum. Norton House received…

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D&D Chess Success 2017

The top 8 schools from Durban and surrounding areas sent a team of 5 players to Northlands Primary to compete in the D&D Senior Primary Chess Tournament. Glenwood Prep won every round and earned the most points. Chelsea Prep and Northlands Primary drew for second place. Congratulations to all the players as well as Mrs…

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KZN U11 Cricket Representatives 2017

Well done to the following Glenwood Prep boys Sibonelo Phewa, Mason Storm, Semal Pillay and           De Wet Van Wyk, who will be representing KZN U11 Cricket at the Inter-Provincial Tournament taking place later this year. Congrats to the boys on this wonderful achievement.

20 KZN Action Netball Representatives

20 Glenwood Prep Action Netball girls were selected to represent KZN at the Inter Provincial tournament to be held in Edenvale during April 2018. Glenwood Prep has the highest representation of all the schools. We are also fortunate to have 3 KZN coaches Mrs Selma Lessing, Mr Hennie Lessing and Miss Sue-Ann Botha, 1 KZN…

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Debating Report 2017

“The more that you read, the more things you will know.  The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”  Dr. Seuss. “The fool wonders, the wise man asks.” Benjamin Disraeli. How true for our debaters this year!  A season full of reading, researching and asking questions, led to a challenging, but successful Debating…

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Kearsney General Knowledge Quiz 2017

Two Glenwood Prep School teams recently took part in the Kearsney Junior General Knowledge Quiz. The school is proud to announce that Team A won the competition which consisted of Sahil Bandulal, Prishan Ramsaroop, Jayson Butler and Xhanti Ntanga. Congratulations to both teams!

Football Star!

Reece Manicom of Glenwood Preparatory School has been selected for the SAFA Durban Central Local Football Association U13 squad to play in the Inter-District tournament against Swaziland and other districts. Congratulations Reece on this outstanding sporting achievement.

Marine Lifesaving Awards

Leshen Pillay of Glenwood Preparatory School  attended the Marine Lifesaving awards function. Leshen overall received the following 3 awards: U13 NIPPER OF THE YEAR, U13 BOYS CLUB CHAMPION AND NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. Well done Leshen!    

Gymnastics News

Kayla Griffin a Grade 1 pupil from Glenwood Preparatory School, joined Pinetown Gymnastics Club at the age of 4 years old. This year, at the age of 6, Kayla started competing and has gone through a number of tough competitions. Recently she competed in the KZN qualifier in Pietermaritzburg, where Kayla made the KZN Gymnastics…

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Rugby and Netball Success

Glenwood Preparatory School recently hosted St. Mary’s and DPHS. A large crowd watched this much-awaited primary school fixture, and were entertained by some excellent rugby and netball. The U10-U13 netball teams excelled to win all their matches against St. Mary’s DSG. The 1st XV rugby team continued with their successful season, after a tough yet…

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Check Mate!

Yanti Nunnan of Glenwood Preparatory School, has been named Female Under-8 Youth Player of the Year in the first National Youth Chess Awards held in Johannesburg. Yanti gained her national colours and represented South Africa at international and continental chess tournaments during the 2015/2016 season. Congratulations, Yanti!

Glenwood Prep on Tour

Glenwood Preparatory School’s U9 to U13 Rugby and Netball teams recently travelled to Bethlehem to participate in tournament hosted by Truida Kestell and Jordania Primary Schools. The Glenwood Prep teams enjoyed a weekend of top class competitive sport and forging new friendships with their Bethlehem counterparts. Seen here are a few highlights from the weekend.

Glenwood Prep employs current SA Hockey Player Jonty Robinson

Glenwood Prep is excited to announce that Jonty Robinson will be joining the Glenwood Prep coaching staff for the Hockey Pre-Season in Term 2 and Hockey Season in Term 3. Mr Jonty Robinson has over 100 Caps for South Africa. We are also thrilled to have Mr Michael Baker from Glenwood High, who will also…

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Swimming News

Kelly-Ann Brown of Glenwood Preparatory School recently participated in the SA Level 3 Championships in Port Elizabeth. Kelly-Ann received 4 gold medals, 2 silver and 1 bronze out of 11 events. She made the finals for all her races and made some SA Junior Nationals times. Congratulations Kelly-Ann on all your achievements.  

Upcoming sports star

Leshen Pillay of Glenwood Preparatory School recently participated in the SA Junior Nationals at Kingspark. He won the following medals in his age group:   Gold for 200m freestyle Silver for 400m freestyle Bronze for 100 m freestyle Bronze for U14 relay Placed 4th for 100m butterfly 5th for 200 m backstroke   Leshen also…

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Swimming success!

The B Squad Boys also excelled in the ‘C’ League D & D Gala to be promoted to the ‘B’ League Gala after their win on Wednesday. In an exciting ‘A’ League Boys Gala on Wednesday night, with tight competition, the 24 Glenwood Prep boys were narrowly pipped by 3 points to come a close…

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Champions Again!

Glenwood Preparatory School’s Aquatics team excelled at Tuesday night’s Durban & District ‘A’ Division Girls Gala, to win this prestigious trophy for the fifth time. In a nail-biting finish, the Glenwood Prep girls edged out Maris Stella into 2nd. Third place went to St. Mary’s D.S.G. Smiling proudly with the team of girls is –…

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Glenwood High Cricket Festival Success

Glenwood Preparatory’s 1st Cricket team recently participated in the Glenwood High U13 Cricket Festival. The top schools throughout the KZN competed in this annual event. Glenwood Prep’s team excelled to win their section and thereafter beat Penzance Primary in the semi-final. Tristan Naicker of Glenwood Prep was awarded the Player of the Tournament. Well done…

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Gymnastics Success

Ivan Williams of Glenwood Preparatory School was awarded five trophies at the YMCA Gymnastics Club prize giving: Male Gymnast of the Year Versatility Gymnast of the Year Leadership by Example Gymnast of the Year Good Fellowship Gymnast of the Year Appreciation award for valuable contribution to the Club Well done Ivan on your amazing achievement…

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Surfs Up!

Andre Venter of Glenwood Preparatory School recently received his KZNSA badge at the Ethekwini Surfriders Association Prize Giving. Andre has been selected again this year, for the ESA gromet team to surf at the Billabong Grom Games, which is to be held in Port Elizabeth (17 – 21 March 2017). Congratulations Andre and good luck…

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Glenwood Prep pupils swim a Mile!

8 Glenwood Prep pupils participated in the Midmar Mile which is the World’s largest open water swim. Through hard work and determination, they made it to the end and all received medals for their achievement. Seen in the photo: Back Row (Left to right): Leshen Pillay, Diaz Hargreaves, Kegan Olivier and Brackstone Fynn. Front Row…

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A whole lotta love for you

Celebrating the month of love, Glenwood Prep Grade 1 pupils got into the swing of things by dressing up in read and white and spreading a whole lot of love across the school on Tuesday. The school also hosted various other fun activities to celebrate Valentine’s Day, including a special evening picnic for the Junior…

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Glenwood Prep has a heart for children with Cancer

Glenwood Preparatory School staff and pupils recently supported International Childhood Cancer Day which took place on the 15 February 2017. CHOC badges, chocolates and mugs were sold to raise funds for this amazing initiative, which received an overwhelming response. The school as a whole has decided to wear the badges for the month of February…

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WORLD READ ALOUD DAY AT GLENWOOD PREP

World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. Mrs Mac Garry (School Librarian) of Glenwood Preparatory School encouraged all Junior and Senior Primary pupils to participate in this initiative. The Grade 7 pupils read aloud to the Grade 1 pupils, by sharing a story that they had…

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CHECK MATE!

Yanti Nunnan of Glenwood Preparatory School has been selected to participate in the prestigious S.A. Junior Closed Chess Championships (SAJCC) in Gauteng in April. Good Luck Yanti on your upcoming tournament, what a wonderful achievement.

S.P Top 8 Gala

Glenwood Preparatory School recently held their Senior Primary Top 8 Gala. An outstanding morning’s swimming resulted in a number of exciting finishes with 10 records broken. The Victrix Ludorum winner was Kelly-Ann Brown who broke 1 record, while Leshen Pillay broke 5 records and was a worthy recipient of the Victor Ludorum. Congratulations go to…

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Swimming Success

Taylor Jordaan of Glenwood Preparatory School has been selected to swim in the South African Level 2 Championships that will be held in Sasolburg in March. Well done Taylor on this outstanding achievement! Glenwood Prep and the Glenwood Community wish you well for the upcoming championships.

Swimming Captains for 2017

The following Glenwood Prep pupils have been chosen as the 2017 Sports Captains for Swimming. Diaz Hargreaves (Captain), Hayley van der Walt (Vice Captain), Leshen Pillay (Captain) and Mikka Spurrett (Vice Captain).  

Cricket Success!

Glenwood prep 1st team cricket team played Merchiston last Saturday at Glenwood Prep. After a great day of exciting cricket Glenwood Prep team won by 6 wickets. Highlights of the day: Morgan Pieterse made 42 runs not out and Deen Fredericks took 5 wickets for 13 runs in his 8 overs. Well done to the…

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Cricket Captain for 2017

Tristan Naicker of Glenwood Preparatory School has been made the Captain of the 1st Team Cricket for 2017. Congratulations Tristan!

Netball Captains for 2017

Tanna De Freitas (C) and Kaitlyn Moodley (V/C) of Glenwood Preparatory School have been made the 2017 Netball Captains. Well done girls on this wonderful achievement!!

Glenwood Prep edge DPHS in Nail-biter

Glenwood prep 1st team cricket team recently played DPHS at Glenwood Prep. First to bat was DPHS who scored 131 for 10 in 47 overs. Glenwood Prep started off very well then lost wickets to find themselves at 56 for 5. Some resolute batting rescued their situation going on to score 132 for 8 after…

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Star Swimmer

Kelly-Ann Brown of Glenwood Preparatory School recently participated in the finals of the KZN Speedo Championships. She swam in 13 races and received 6 medals! Kelly-Ann was placed 2nd overall in her age group. Well done Kelly-Ann on this wonderful achievement.

Chess Success

Mayuri Chetty of Glenwood Preparatory School recently participated in the SAJCC Chess Tournament in Johannesburg. Mayuri played exceptionally well considering she was promoted to the U14 team, and won 4 out of her 7 games. It was a nail-biting finish with her U14B team winning Gold by ½ a point. Well done Mayuri on this…

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Twins first day of Big School

Rourke and Warrick Grady were excited to start their first day of Grade 1 2017.

Our First Day at Big School – Welcome Grade 1’s of 2017

Mr Noël Ingle (New Principal of Glenwood Prep) is happy to welcome the new Grade 1’s to Glenwood Prep.

My First Day at Big School

Atari Ora is happy to be starting Grade 1 at Glenwood Prep.

New Principal for Glenwood Prep – Mr Noël Ingle – Welcome

Mr Louis Ardé, Principal for the past 16 years and Mr D.N. Mthethwa (Chief Education Specialist – Durban Central) are proud to officially announce the appointment of Mr Noël Ingle as the new incoming Principal for Glenwood Preparatory School. We wish Mr Ingle all the best for his future at his new school. Mr Ardé…

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CROW’S One Thousand, One Hundred Club

Glenwood Preparatory School has recently joined CROW’s 1000 100 Club. Glenwood Prep is the first school to join this club which supports local wildlife rehabilitation. Founded 30 years ago, CROW is still KZN’s only Centre which rescues, rehabilitates and releases injured, orphaned and displaced wildlife. Schools, Companies and individuals who wish to join CROW’s 1000…

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