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Our Connection: Issue 36 2018

Dear Parents FINANCIAL LITERACY AND ITS PLACE IN PREPARATORY SCHOOLS  During the past 18 months, I have had the pleasure of meeting several budding entrepreneurs. Girls as young as nine have made appointments to see me to launch their next grand business proposal. I have been very impressed by their business etiquette, inspiring presentations [...]

2018-11-13T09:23:33+00:00November 13th, 2018|Junior School|

Our Connection: Issue 35 2018

Dear Parents Defining Excellence How is excellence defined at home? Have you overheard girls speaking about excellence? Most of the time, we refer to results, outcomes and comparisons between girls’ achievements as indicators of excellence. You may have caught yourself asking your daughter what the results of the ‘rest of the class’ were to [...]

2018-11-06T12:53:05+00:00November 6th, 2018|Junior School|

#KINGSMEADSAYHELLO

This morning the Junior School TDI drive team launched our school campaign #sayhello. The girls shared various messages to demonstrate the power of greeting. In Isizulu “Sawubona” –  which when translated means “I see you”. This is extremely powerful. It means, I acknowledge you, I acknowledge your presence in this space. I see you as [...]

2018-11-05T13:07:26+00:00November 5th, 2018|Junior School|

Kingsmead Classifieds November 2018

      Please note that the Kingsmead Classifieds is a fundraising tool for the Kingsmead Trust. Kingsmead College is in no way directly associated with the adverts placed.           NEED EXTRA MATHS?       Experienced tutor, excellent results 15 successful years of specialist Maths tutoring Building confidence inlearners grades 4-9 and beyond Enabling [...]

2018-11-01T12:21:08+00:00October 31st, 2018|Classifieds, Uncategorized|

Our Connection: Issue 34 2018

Dear Parents It is that time of the year again, when we start allocating our girls to new classes for 2019. This is a comprehensive process that takes careful planning and consideration. Our teaching teams take into account fair academic, social and demographic distribution across the classes. Decisions are made in the best interest [...]

2018-10-30T15:03:18+00:00October 30th, 2018|Junior School|

Our Connection: Issue 33 2018

Dear Parents As we concluded our birthday celebrations before half-term, I was reminded of all the reasons to celebrate. Looking back to the founding words left by Miss DV Thompson, I am more convinced than ever that our school is flourishing on its intended path towards a progressive vision. DV Thompsons words in 1934 [...]

2018-10-23T12:27:34+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Junior School|

Our Connection: Issue 32 2018

Dear Parents Should we be preparing our students for an ever-changing world or Should we be preparing our students to change the world? All too often we focus on the skills needed for our girls to thrive in a world which is increasingly dominated by technology. Technology is changing the way we work, play [...]

2018-10-17T15:15:00+00:00October 17th, 2018|Junior School|