Opportunities at our learning centre

In May 2012, my wife and I moved together with our 5 children to Hillbrow, Johannesburg, South Africa. We began to see what we could do to bring healing to our community. We have rented a second flat in the block where we stay and use it in the mornings to home-school our children. In the afternoons, we are trying to make it...

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Struggle for children to attend school

Another “fun” day… just came back from a heated discussion with a headmaster and principal of an inner-city private school who have reneged on a deal from last year to release three children’s school reports for non-payment after a payment plan was negotiated and has been complied with to date. This is...

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Get Hannah’s friends back to school

Let Hannah’s friends go back to school We have asked the Centre for Child Law to intervene to help get some of Hannah’s friends back to school. They keep being put out of school each month because their parents cannot pay school fees. They are now being prevented from writing exams and getting their marks. Here is an...

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Looking Back

Well, the past three weeks since we returned from a wonderfully refreshing holiday down at the coast (thanks to 2 special friends!) have been very interesting firstly in terms of relationship building and secondly, in getting our volunteer flat ready to be used. In the first week, 10 -16 September, we successfully tried out the...

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Recycling Fun!

Today for Science we learned all about recycling, compliments of the new Spur magazine (Well Done, Spur!) which had dedicated 2 pages to making a ship and a car out of a milk carton and a coke can respectively, to fit in with their travel theme. When brainstorming the subject, the kids came up with so many great ideas and ways to...

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