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THURSDAY 18 April 2024
Dear Parents

I am very pleased to announce that three of our Grade 7 boys have been awarded Scholarships to the College for the next five years. Every boy who applies to the College writes the College Entrance Exams and approximately 250 do so every year. They write a Mathematics and an English paper, the results of which form the basis of the Subject and General Scholarship Awards. The Theron Scholarship is awarded to the top achiever across both examinations. There are also Music and Sports Scholarships and these are based on auditions in terms of the Music and proven talent and performance in the case of the Sport.

Theron Scholarship                    Evan West
English Scholarship                   Bonnar Richards
Mathematics Scholarship           Joshua Fried
Music Scholarship                     Evan West

This is the first time I have seen a boy win two Scholarships to College as in the case of Evan West this year. A remarkable achievement!

Congratulations to our boys on these fine achievements.

Kind regards

Friday 19 April 2024

No School Extra-Murals - Staff involved in Professional Development

Except for voluntary rugby skills on Rossall from 13h15 to 14h15

Saturday 29 April 2024 Freedom Day

Rugby matches vs Wynberg (away) will take place on this day
Tuesday 30 April 2024 House Movie Night

Time: 18h00
Further details to be communicated
Wednesday 1 May 2024 Public Holiday - Workers Day

School Closed
Request from the Art Room

The following items are needed and would be greatly appreciated!

Circular pizza trays (polystyrene)
Old toothbrushes

Please send along to the Art Room with your son or drop at Reception.
Rugby - assistance required

We host Fish Hoek and VUSA this Saturday and once again require your help in the Tuck Shop and at the Egg and Bacon Stand.

Please can you offer your services for just 30 minutes. All assistance will be greatly appreciated.

Please click HERE to book you slot.

Please click HERE for the fixtures.

Invitation from the DEB Committee
The Diversity, Equity & Belonging Committee of Bishops Council invites all members of the Bishops community to join us for
AN EVENING OF CONVERSATION with Michael Lapsley & Fatima Swartz. Please click HERE for the invitation and RSVP link.
BSU - Insightful Parenting
If you would like to attend this discussion, please click HERE to RSVP.
Second Hand Shop
The Second Hand Clothing Shop need your outgrown clothes. They need to be washed and placed in a bag. Please drop them at the School reception.
Spotlight on Drama

Last Friday talented boys from Grades 4-7 took part in our DRAMA SPOTLIGHT! The boys bravely performed dramatic prose, monologues and scenes that they had worked on in the first term. We also got to see short films that were made in the holidays at our film workshop. The boys performed confidently and were cheered on by the appreciative audience.

Grade 7 News
The Conflict Mediators started their training this week. We look forward to their contribution on the playground at break times. They will be called in to help when boys in minor conflicts can't resolve them by themselves.
Music News

Our first concert of the term went very well. We had a special item performed by four of our teachers.
Back row: Miss Olivia Stanton (drum kit), Eliott Dornonville de la Cour (clarinet), Mrs Cheryl de Havilland (cello), Adam Mentor (piano), Oliver Grave (piano), Lukho Kunene (piano), Mrs Nikki Fyvie (piano), Ms Frances Levenderis (double bass)
Front row: Matthew Arkcoll (alto saxophone), André Kuys (piano), Kwamena Sam (piano), Nicholas Gray (piano), Troy Vomacka (announcer), Aarik Sukha (cello)

Art News

The Artists of the Week were chosen from Grade 4.  These boys have been working for many weeks on large paintings of brightly coloured Chameleons.  The following boys were chosen for the rich detail and pattern that they included in their artworks:

4B - Finn Beesley, Finn Dutton, Abraham van Wyk and Jasper Wren
4P - Luca Laub, Josh Meiring, Matthew Olivier and Aarik Sukha
4S - Thomas Fourie, Pravar Naidoo, Mingjun Qiu and Thomas Sauders

Well done, boys! Please click HERE to view all the artwork.

Rugby News
The 175 Skeeles 7s Festival took place this weekend and was a great success! Many thanks to all involved! Please visit our Facebook page and Website gallery for more photos.
Hockey News
Congratulations to the Hockey 1st XI leadership for 2024. Pictured above are Thomas Townshend (Vice-captain), Macen Lesbirel (Captain) and Jack Gibbon (Vice-captain). We wish them all the best for the season.
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