Big Splash 2019
On Tuesday 26 February was the Senior Primary Big Splash and on Wednesday 27 February was the Junior Primary Big Splash. The children thoroughly enjoyed swimming their laps and then having "free swimming" time in the pool. The Grade 6 and 7 learners let their light shine by assisting with the Foundation phase children in the pool.
Circus Fest 2019
Kronendal Primary had the Circus Fest on Saturday 23 February, where the Zip Zap Circus performed three shows. It was open to the whole Hout Bay community and tons of high-spirited children with their friends and families flocked into the beautifully decorated hall to watch the performers do their tricks. There were also exciting rides like the Wipe Out Sweeper, Rocket Launcher, Dart Soccer and go-karts, or children could try their hand at Tombola or the Big Balloon Pop where they stood a chance to win exciting prizes. It was a day of fun and games for the whole family. Thank you to all the children and families who supported this event and helped make the day such a huge success.
Inter-House Gala 2019
The Inter-House Gala took place on Friday 15 February. Our 3 houses all dressed up according to their respective colours and headed down to the pool in the afternoon to cheer for the swimmers. All the swimmers performed outstandingly but most importantly, there was so much spirit and camaraderie present. Disa came away with the Swimming Trophy. The Junior Victor Ludorum was won by Dylan Van Den Bout and the Junior Victrix Ludorum was won by Jessica Senior. The Senior Victor Ludorum was a tie between Luke Brown and Dylan Metrowich, and the Victrix Ludorum was won by Zeta Preen. It was a fun-filled day and was thoroughly enjoyed by all the children. Thank you to all the children, parents and staff who made the day so successful.
Inter School Athletics 2019
The Inter School Athletics was on Saturday the 26th January at the Green Point Stadium. A number of schools took part in this event, namely Sea Point Primary, Jan van Riebeeck, St Cyprians, Deutsche Schule Kapstadt, Camps Bay Primary and Reddham House. It was a great day of friendship, rivalry, and competition. Thanks to one and all for the support.
Grade 1 Fun Day 2019
Kronendal’s new Grade 1’s had an action-packed hour of fun on Friday 11 January. Due to the weather we had to resort to plan B and moved it in the hall. The Grade 7’s set up various activities in the hall for the Grade 1’s to enjoy, including a jumping castle and various obstacle courses. The Grade 7’s displayed a wonderful sense of leadership and encouraged the Grade 1’s to take part in all the activities on offer.
Living Maths Olympiad
The Grade 3 - 7 Kronendal pupils took part in the Living Maths Olympiad on the 22nd of October this term. The questions set are in a similar style to International Olympiad standards. The papers consist of 20 questions and 5 BONUS questions. Any marks higher than 20 received a platinum certificate.
In Grade 7, William Alexander received a Gold certificate; and Hanna Carew and Nia Swift received Platinum certificates, and a scientific calculator each, from Living Maths.
Inter House Victor and Victrix Ludorum
After a long aticipated wait, all the scores were tallied up from our Inter House Athletic's Day.
First place was won by Sentinel
Second place was Leopards
Third place was Disa
The Senior Victrix Ludorum trophy was awarded to Mikaela Bristow.
The Senior Victor Ludorum trophy was awarded to Thomas Thole.
The Junior Victrix Ludorum trophy was awarded to Helena Roed.
The Junior Victor Ludorum trophy was awarded to Daniel Bristow.
Inter House General Knowledge Quiz
The Grade 7's had the chance to tackle the General Knowledge Quiz competition in the hall today.
It was won by Leopards, second was Sentinel and third Disa.
Inter House Athletics 2018
Kronendal’s annual Inter-House Athletics day took place on the 2nd of November. It was a day, when inter-house rivalry and sporting prowess came together in a wonderful carnival atmosphere. Not only were the athletes determined and enthusiastic, but the supporters on the stands also contributed to this atmosphere.
Freaky Friday 2018
Kronendal's annual Freaky Friday event was on Friday 26th October. The grade 7s once again made Kronendal proud with their dedication to the event. They manned the games and kept the crowds entertained for hours. Dozens of contestants took part in the Best Costume Competition with kids dressed up as witches, ghosts and zombies. Sabi Du Toit in Grade 6 walked away with the prize. After 7pm the games were cleared to make room for the disco. The event was a huge success and lots of fun was had by all.
Blisters for Bread
We had our annual Blisters for Bread walk on Friday 21 September. The minimum entry fee was R10 and all the money raised goes directly to Peninsula School Feeding Association. This organization has been feeding hungry children around the peninsula for decades. Thank you to all the children and families that participated and showed their support towards feeding hungry children.
Spring Dance 2018
Kronendal had a Spring Dance on Friday 31 August. It was open to the whole school and tons of high-spirited Grade 1’s to 7’s flocked into the beautifully decorated hall, for a night of dancing and fun. There were lots of exciting activities such as a photo booth, dance competition, chill lounge for the grade 6 and 7 learners and delicious treats to buy at the tuck shop. Well done to the KPSA for a successful evening.
Readathon and Hooked on Books 2018
Kronendal Primary school has spent the month of August celebrating books and reading, with a variety of fun activities designed to inspire a love of reading in children. Foundation Phase children decorated their classroom doors to represent the covers of children's books. Learners carried books on them for Drop All and Read Friday’s and raised funds through the school Readathon, where they're sponsored for each minute that they read. To conclude the month of reading festivities, learners spent a day dressed as their favourite book characters and were treated to a show by Hooked on Books, who showcased various extracts from new and exciting children's literature.
Box Car Races 2018
On Saturday 18th August, Kronendal Primary hosted the Box Car Races. It was an exciting day filled with fun activities and great memories. The children dressed up and competed in their classes. Cheered on by friends and family the children pushed each other around the track as many times as possible in the allotted time.
There were fabulous prizes up for grabs:
- The class that raised the most money: Grade 1B won a Pizza Party.
- For the junior championship winners (Foundation Phase): Grade 2W won a Class picnic at the river (extra break, box juice, chips, chocolate - and hot dogs prepared by KPSA parents).
- For the senior championship winner (Senior Phase): Grade 6P won an outing for the whole class to the Waterfront to ride on the Cape Wheel.
- For the class with the most spirit: Grade 5L won a boat charter on the Nauticat for the whole class.
- For the best dressed class: Graden 7C won a class movie night in the library with hot chocolate and they can bring a friend.
- For the first person drawn from a hat, who guessed who The Stig is: Kyle Stephens in grade 7 won 5 tickets to Be Up Indoor Trampoline and Climbing Park