Intrepid on-the-spot reporter, Gerda Welman, spoke to homeschool stalwart Heinrich Rall about his incredible journey with his son, Hjalmar, a story that is an inspiration to many. Heinrich Rall, believes there are plenty of gifted children in the country, but the question arises about whether parents, and the school system, truly have the capacity to [...]
It is her love for music and performance which motivates Maja Snyman (13) of Northcliff, Johannesburg, to put in hours without end. This protégée of Russian violin teacher, Irene Tsoniff, had her head set on going to the World Champions of Performing Arts later this year in Los Angeles but, unfortunately, the outbreak of COVID-19 [...]
Biathlon: From left to right: Darius van der Merwe (15) (North West) completed 20km with his mountain bike and ran 10km in the Ottosdal draf en trap biathlon. Cherié Maree (16) (North West) also completed the 20km mountain bike and 10km running. Lana Maree is one of the homeschool moms. Delarey Maree (14) (North West) completed the Ottosdal [...]
Endurance horseback Riding: Jacques Muller (13) (North West) participated in the Walvis Bay International Endurance Competition in Namibia. Unfortunately he wasn't able to complete the race. However, he and his horse, Idaho Jiddat, received the prestigious award for the phenomenal bond and companionship showed throughout the competition - especially when they encountered extreme hardships on Dune [...]
Ons visie by Weltevreden Akademie is om kinders te bemagtig vir die toekoms deur hulle allerhande handvaardighede aan te leer, tesame met goeie geestelike waardes wat hulle sterk volwasse sal maak, gereed om op hulle eie voete te staan in die wêreld daaruite. Vlnr agter: Franco Burger (14), Gideon Barnard (12), Delarey Maree (15), Cobus [...]
Dancing: Johan and Theone van Ellinckhuyzen (Free State) Johan (13) obtained 95.3% in his dance examination; and various first places in the Junior Internal Amateur Social-Dance Competition. Theone (15) obtained 96% in her dance examination; and also various first places in the Senior Internal Amateur Social-Dance Competition.
Art: Abigail Coetzee (15) (Western Cape) had her art selected to be exhibited at the ZEISS MOCCA museum at the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town. The art will be on exhibition until the end of September.
Language Art: Brock van der Westhuizen (14) (Western Cape) achieved the following at the Tygerberg Eisteddfod: English Home Language poetry: Honours - 80% (prescribed) and 86% (own choice) English Home Language creative writing - awaiting results Afrikaans addisionele taal voordrag: Honours - 80% (own choice) and 85% (prescribed) English Home Language unprepared reading: Honours - 83%