Glenwood Prep has a heart for children with Cancer

Glenwood Preparatory School staff and pupils supported International Childhood Cancer Day again this year. CHOC badges, chocolates and mugs were sold to raise funds for this amazing initiative, which received an overwhelming response. Glenwood Prep raised R16793.00 for the CHOC Foundation.

Grade 6 Excursion to Treasure Beach

The Grade 6 pupils were blessed with lovely weather for their excursion to Treasure Beach.

The Glenwood Prep Gran-Knits

A year ago, Caryl Simpson started an initiative at Glenwood Prep to make blankets and knitted goods for local charities including Umduduzi Hospice Care for Children, Natal Settlers, Edith Benson Home, Ethelbert Children’s Home and HOP. Caryl was soon joined by Anna Jacobs, Eileen Randall, Lorna Calder, Olwen Johns and Bridget Finn and have made…

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Letter Land Day – Grade 1 2018

The Grade 1’s of Glenwood Preparatory School celebrated their love of learning about all the Letterland characters and decided to dress up as their favourite letter. Characters from Annie Apple to Zig Zag Zebra.

Sports Captains 2018

Congratulations must go to the following pupils who have been selected as the 2018 Sports Captains for the following Sports Codes: Netball and Action Netball: Erin Girodo (Captain) and Storme Dunford (Vice Captain) Cricket: Tristan Rossouw Rugby: Ethan Groom Swimming: Leith Hair & Erin Girodo (Captains) and Keyontaé Raynard & Danielle Davidson (Vice Captains)

Glenwood Prep U13 Rugby/Netball Festival Success 2018

Glenwood Preparatory School hosted their annual National U13 Rugby/Netball Festival. This is the 6th time that Glenwood Prep has hosted this event. The 3-day festival was attended by schools from throughout South Africa. All the boys and girls have made new friendships with the touring schools, and we look forward to having them back next…

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Check Mate

Daaruk Kumarasamy (Grade 2) of Glenwood Preparatory School recently played in the iLembe Youth Chess Tournament, under 8 & 10 section and won all five rounds. He received a gold medal for scoring full score. This is Daaruk’s 5th success in a row since February 2018. Daaruk is working hard and looking forward to more…

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KZN Action Netball Representatives 2018

10 Glenwood Prep U12/U13 Action Netball girls were selected to represent KZN at the Inter-Provincial tournament held in Edenval, Johannesburg, during April 2018. We are also fortunate to have 3 KZN coaches Mrs Selma Lessing, Mr Hennie Lessing and Ms Sue-Ann Botha, 1 KZN Manager Mrs Tanita Lessing and 1 Assistant Coach Miss Jessica Erasmus….

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Grade 7 News – Group Work Project EMS

Grade 7 pupils did a group work project on the recycling of plastic bottles for EMS.

All about technology – Grade 7

Grade 7 pupils enjoy using technology, in the form of tablets, to research in their lessons.

Beyond Maths Competition 2018

Our exciting Beyond Maths Competition will continue this year. Round 1 will be written by all Grade 4 to 7 pupils in May.

World Read Aloud Day

So Many Books.. So Little Time! For the Love of Reading World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. Mrs MacGarry (School Teacher-Librarian) of Glenwood Prep encouraged all Junior and Senior Primary Pupils to participate in this initiative.

JP Valentine’s Picnic

The Junior Primary Department (Grade 1-3) hosted their annual Valentine’s Picnic. The theme this year for the day of love was Nautical. All family and friends of Glenwood Prep joined in and dressed to the occasion. The Highlight of the evening was the photo booth and props.

GPS Water Drive for Animals in Cape Town

Glenwood Preparatory School being the ‘School that Cares’, did a water drive to collect as many 5L water bottles to help assist the animal shelters in Cape Town. Glenwood Prep received an overwhelming support from all the parents, pupils and staff. A big thank you to Mrs Jannet Baard who promoted this worthy cause and…

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Winners of the D&D ‘A’ League Boys and Girls Gala 2018

Glenwood Preparatory School’s Boys’ and Girls’ A squad aquatics teams excelled at the Durban & District ‘A’ League Galas at Kings Park. On Monday night, 5 March 2018 the Glenwood Prep girls competed and put up a tough fight to retain the prestigious trophy for the sixth time. After a fantastic night of competitive swimming,…

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Chess Success

Yanti Nunnan won the U10 girls wildcard chess championships in January 2018 at the Birchwood Hotel, Gauteng and qualified to participate in the prestigious South African Junior Closed Chess Championships 2018 which will be held at the Kopanong Hotel & Conference Centre in April. She represented KZN Chess at the South African National Team Championships…

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SP Top 8 Gala 2018

An outstanding evening’s swimming resulted in a number of exciting finishes. The Victrix Ludorum winner was Erin Girodo and Keyontaé Raynard was the recipient of the Victor Ludorum. Congratulations go to all the swimmers who participated in this prestigious gala.

JP Top 8 Gala 2018

Glenwood Prep held theit Junior Primary Top 8 Gala. An outstanding evening’s swimming resulted in 12 records being broken. The Victrix Ludorum winner was Madison Pearson, while Joe Makepeace received the Victor Ludorum trophy. Congratulations to all the swimmers who participated in this popular event.

Grade 1 Bell Ringing

At Glenwood Prep it is tradition for all our new Grade 1 pupils to ring a bell when they enter Foundation Phase. When all they reach Grade 3 they will once again ring the bell to represent them leaving Foundation Phase and moving onto the Senior Primary Phase (Grade 4-7). Seen in the picture is…

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My First Day at Big School

The first day of Grade 1 went off to a great start with no tears from our new pupils. Seen in the picture is Mackenzy Chislett ready to tackle her first day of 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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