Back to School for Term 4!

We are looking forward to be welcoming back most of our pupils on Monday 28 September! We are very fortunate to have been able to keep up with the CAPS Curriculum since the Lockdown started. Our dedicated staff ensured that Online Learning (via Google Classroom and WhatsApp) occurred, and every child had personal access to…

St James Fun-Day Gala

To end of our swimming season St James holds a fun swimming gala which allows all of the children to take part, regardless of their swimming ability.  Parents are invited to come and cheer their children on and are always amazed by the amount of progress their children make throughout the swimming season.  This year…

St James Pupils Excel at the 2019 Science Expo

Congratulations to Shaun Gasa (Grade 5) and Thingo Dladla (Grade 7) on their achievements in this year’s ESKOM Science Expo which was held at DUT on the 5th and 6th of August. Shaun was awarded a Gold Medal and was placed first in his Category (Energy). Thingo’s Project on The Big Bang Theory vs The…

St James Parents Also Come to School to Learn!

 On Saturday 20 July 2019 some St James Parents began a 9 week course looking at the ethos and beginnings of St James.  The course presented by The School of Philosophy works with parents to have a greater understanding and respect for the wise teachings of Mr McLaren the founder of St James Schools worldwide.…

St James First Ever Chess Tournament

St James hosted their first ever Chess Tournament on Saturday 20 July for individual competitors.  A number of schools participated, including Westville Senior Primary, Gordon Road Girls, Amanzimtoti Prep, Penzanze and Glenwood Junior Primary.  A fun morning was had by all.  The overall winner of the tournament was none other than Sharujan Sarma, a Grade…

How we spent our 67 minutes on Mandela Day

Mandela Day normally takes place during the July school holidays, however, this year we found that we would all be back at school to celebrate Mandela Day.  Our aim was to give of our own time and NOT get parents to buy things, it is important for the children to give of their time and…

Grade 7 Expedition to Cape Town

Every year the Grade 7 pupils go on a 2 night trip to cape Town.  They fly there and back and spend 3 days seeing all the beautiful sights of Cape Town.  These include Table Mountain, Robben Island, Bo-Kaap, Hout Bay, Duiker Island, The Science Museum as well as have a turn on the Cape…