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2015-11-11 06:00
The fourth term’s theme on food gave the Wembley Grade 2 pupils reason to celebrate with a formal dinner party.

The fourth term’s theme on food gave the Wembley Grade 2 pupils reason to celebrate with a formal dinner party.

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OUR Conquesta results have arrived.
The following pupils obtained either a Platinum (85% to 100%) or a Diamond (76% to 84%) result in the possible subjects they wrote.
Grade 4: Zakia Kharodia 1D, Sean Meter 1D, Luc Ridl 1 D, Mia Schneider 1D, Tanya Thomas 2D, John Yeadon 1D and 2P. Grade 5: Kelly Cotterrell 2D, Xander du Plessis 1D and 1P, Ludwig Herbst 1D, Adrian Hill 2D and 1P, Thando Khumalo­ 1D, Sebastian Kruger 1D and 1P, Carlien­ Lötter 1D, Celeste Maré 1D and 1P. Grade 6: Joshua Bloemink 3D, Brent Bown 3D, Bruce Cotterrell 1D, Bridget Dede 1D, Nkosi Dlamini 1P, Mayenziwe Maphanga 1D, Zoë Scholtz 1D, Leah Tedder 1P, Amoré van Rooyen 1D and 1P, JJ van Zuydam 3D, Jack Yeadon 3D and 2P. Form 1: Maya Docherty 1D, Shannon Docherty 1D, Thomas Hill 2D, Jessica Maré 1D.

The Grade 4 pupils went on an informative outing to Pannar Printing and were amazed by the huge printing machines and the whole process that is followed.

Many thanks to André Strydom and his busy team. We also thank Mrs Barber and Mr Sayed for helping with transport.

There were many “oohs” and “aahs” from our JP audience as they were wowed by beautiful backdrops, puppets and ultimately a beautiful story. The story revolved around a puppet who was hosting a Christmas Extravaganza, but she knew something was missing. Although many thought it was the lack of presents, sure enough it was the most important person. The reason there is a Christmas to celebrate is our Lord Jesus Christ. We saw the wise men, shepherds, angels and even a few lambs in the celebration of his birth. It was such a lovely way to remind us of what Christmas is all about.

Grade 2 pupils have learnt about various themes throughout the year. However, the fourth term’s theme on food gave them a reason to celebrate. An elegant formal dinner was held in the new catering room. Pupils arrived in their best attire, sporting bow ties, satin gloves, tuxedos, tiaras and jewels, each making sure that even the finest detail of their outfit was in ship-shape. The excitement buzzed in the air as photographer snapped away, capturing these precious moments.
They were then led into the dining area where the gentlemen helped each young lady find her seat. The Grade 2 pupils were treated to a three-course meal and at each course learnt about table manners, menus and proper dining etiquette. During the evening they played food- themed trivia games and enjoyed answering some of these brain teasers.
A big thank you to Mr Swart for letting us use his table décor as this made the evening so much more formal. We also thank all the special moms who were willing to help create such a special and memorable evening. We could not have done it without you.

4-a-Side tennis tournaments

On Saturday 14 November, Wembley will host two 4-a-side tennis tournaments. The aim of the tournaments is for our Wembley pupils, parents and the community to come together and enjoy themselves on the tennis court.
If you are interested in participating in either­ of the tournaments, e-mail sport2@wembleycollege.co.za and ask for a n entry form. A limited number of 12 teams can enter each tournament, so get your entry in ASAP.

Senior primary cricket vs New Hanover: Wembley U13 won by nine wickets, U11s lost by 65 runs.

High school open cricket vs Maritzburg College - 4th won by 52 runs. Congratulations to Ross Goble for making a magnificent 120 not out, off 57 balls, and Callum Capes making 58 off 38 balls and taking three wickets for 24 runs.

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