We were blessed with a visit from the Natal Philomonic Orchestra.
These talented Grade 4 learners made beautiful thank you cards for the Natal Philomonic Orchestra.
Stunning Arts and Crafts created by our Autistic 7 and 8 learners in their skills lessons with Mrs Gerrard.
Grade 4 Transport through the ages projects. Well done !
Some of the lucky spot prize winners from the Raffle.
Special needs 5 and 6 have been learning Beauty Skills with Ms Rajah. here they are practising hand soaks, massage and make up skills. Aphelele looks beautiful with her fairy tale make up.
Book week has been a lot of fun. We encourage a love of reading for pleasure at the Browns’ School
Miss Wiles class have made stunning houses! Well done boys and girls!
Beautiful Art work from our talented Grade 7’s! (using acrylics on canvas)
Grade 4’s had fun strengthening and testing structures .
Our Grade 2’s have made stunning masks and posters. Well done!
Beautiful Fathers Day cards
Outstanding Fathers’ Day Art from our talented learners in Special Needs 2.
Our Grade 3’s made these stunning posters. They are learning about Insects in Life skills.
Our awesome staff tackling a water shortage at school We are blessed with the best! Thank you for all your hard work , team work effort and care.
The lovely prizes for the Autistic Phases Father’s Day Raffle! We look forward to announcing the lucky winner!
Well done to the learners in Autistic 8 , for making these delightful pottery candle holders.
Lameah Khan in Mts Turner’s class received rewards for selling the most raffle tickets in the school so far. Well done Lameah! Thank you to everyone in the community who are buying or selling tickets to help us raise funds to fix our roof.
Beautiful drums made by our Grade 4’s in their Art lessons with Mrs Naidoo
Mrs Kincade attended an Eco schools awards ceremony. We received a participation award.
Support class 1 excelled in their Show and Tell: How to make a delicious drink
Busy and productive young ladies enjoying their skills programme.
Our school looks bright and cheerful . Thank you to our clever Grade 1’s for creating this display! Well done!
Grade 4 had so much fun creating these adorable puppets in their Art lessons with Mrs Naidoo.
We said a very sad farewell to Mrs Avenant this term .We thank her for her exceptional service and and her love and care for our learners.
The Intermediate Phase always enjoy their outdoor, socially distanced assemblies. It is a chance to celebrate the multitude of achievements in the phase. We are proud of the Grade 7 learners who have been selected to be permanent monitors for the rest of 2021. Well done to our star readers and to all the winners of the lucky draw!
Such lovely mosaic work completed by our creative learners in their skills programme!
We are so proud of Lulu in /grade 7 H. She came first in a recent para surfing competition. She is a super star!
Miss Dunlevey’s class has made beautiful pottery! Well done!
Our Grade 7’s have made beautiful guitars for Art with Mrs Naidoo.
We all enjoyed a show about the important role of bees from Educate and Fascinate. We were in small , socially distanced groups. We learnt that we need to look after bees as we can’t live without them.
Our fabulous entries into a competition organised by Sanlam Insurance. The theme is ” I wish upon a star:
Delightful cards made in Mrs Naidoo’s Art lessons
More spoils for moms
Our school was a hive of Arts and Crafts last week. Our learners made gifts and cards for Mothers’ Day.
The Foundation Phase are running a Mother’s Day Raffle with a wonderful hamper of goodies as the prize.
Autistic 7 made beautiful hanging vases in their pottery lesson.
Special Needs 5 and 6 learning to braid hair in their beauty skills lessons. Well done!
We are so proud of Wanele Ndawonde in Grade 4F. He is an Irish dancing superstar!
Some more fabulous Art work from Mrs Turner’s class
Our learners having fun at break times
Miss Govender’s talented class made some beautiful elephants and bunnies.
Some lovely Cats produced by Mrs Turner’s Grade 2 class
Two of our Foundation Phase teachers who are ready at 6.45 every morning to screen their phase . Thank you! Mrs Levy also wishes to thank all the parents for waiting for their child to be screened and helping their child learn what the screening questions are all about.
Mrs van Heerden’s Support Class 1 class learning through play and practical experimentation. We always have fun while we learn at the Browns’ School.
Miss Govender’s class learning gardening skills. What a talented bunch of learners!
The Intermediate Phase loving their outdoor assemblies, celebrating successes and achievements….and of course the Lucky Draw! Well done everyone!
Colourful and creative Art work on display.
Mrs Steyn’s Grade 1 class having fun learning that “u” is for “under” …..they won’t forget colouring under their desks!
Mrs Chetty’s Special Class 1 have been busy cooking up a storm. Learning at its best!
Lulu Tshoba in Grade 7 and our past pupil, Zizi, participated in a prestigious para surfing event. They represented our school extremely well! We are bursting with pride!
Such beautiful Easter Art from around the school. Happy Easter everyone!
Our Autistic Classes 7 and 8 made these absolutely stunning mosaic tea trays in their Skills Programme. Well done!
Our Physio Department Easter Raffle Results are in! Thank you for all the support….and well done to the winners!
Term 1 2021 Our children are enjoying an eventful school year. Lots of fun and learning is going on in all the phases of the school .
Our Midmar Maniacs giving and receiving carrots in assembly!
Valentines at Browns…….feeling the love!
The Physio Dept would like to extend a huge “Thank-you!” for the kind donations of car seats. Once again, the Browns’ School community stepped up and responded generously.
Mrs Avenant was the lucky winner of the Valentine’s Day raffle. Our Speech and Language Therapy Department would like to thank everybody for their support.
Spreading the love with some Valentine’s day art
We were treated to a visit from the playhouse company. The show had a great message and spectacular dancing.
Our Midmar Maniacs made us proud again at the Midmar Mile. We were represented by pupils past and present. The commitment of the learners and their coach, Mrs Visagie, deserve a huge round of applause. They are phenomenal!!
And the winner is ………Margot Caine won this fabulous hamper from Hay Hoe Service Station. There are monthly prize draws. Don’t forget to request a card to get your name in the draw. You have to be in it to win it!!
Save and win in 3 ways:
1) 10c is donated to the Browns’ School for every litre of petrol you fill up.
2) Get points on your Pick n Pay Smart shopper.
3) Get stamps on a loyalty card towards a free car wash.
Our wonderful IDC ladies are always hard at work fundraising for our school. They have three initiatives that have excellent potential for raising money but are being under utilised.
“My School” is available as a card or as an app that you can download on your phone.
Discovery Vitality members can donate 1% of their spend to our school.
The Hay Hoe Service Station offers many benefits to the school, and for you personally, including a monthly hamper draw with fabulous prizes.
More information will follow on how you can get involved and help raise funds with little time or effort required.
The Browns’ School Pre Primary Department have the opportunity to ride with SARDA Durban, a volunteer run NPO, PBO situated in Assagay. Our latest group of riders completed their lessons last week and received their rosettes on completion of their ride. One little boy was so excited he got off and kissed his pony to say thank you!
Our chess super stars getting certificates in assembly.
The Browns’ School was a kaleidoscope of vibrant colours as we dressed up to celebrate Heritage Day. We had a heritage day parade in assembly and we were entertained with traditional , cultural dances. We payed proud tribute to our rainbow nation today.
We were blessed by the kindness and generosity of Carmen Rodrigues, who volunteered her time and expertise to give vocal training to our Spur competition singers. Thank you Carmen! Carmen is a Durban based singer, songwriter and vocal coach! With her “popcorn personality” that jumps out of her music scene Carmen leaves the audience wanting more of her sassy eclectic style and her tongue n cheek nature. Her versatile repertoire of songs can keep the room from feeling completely comfortable and romantic to getting you on your feet dancing the Congo-line! Her Band called – The Carmen Rodrigues Band consists of a drummer (Carl), bass guitar (Craig) and guitarist (Chris) and they have just WON Battle of the Bands against 16 other bands across KZN. All of Carmen’s original music comes from her own personal experiences. She dreams of her music being a source of inspiration, a place of hope and upliftment and comfort to her fans.Creating her personal blend of rock, pop, indie and dance genres drives her as an entertainer. Carmen’s career has taken her from performances in New York to currently just completed her first album called LET IT ALL GO that is being released to all social platforms as we speak! Spotify, iTunes, Google Play… You can follow Carmen Rodrigues on Facebook on @TheCarmenRodriguesBand and @CarmenRodriguessolo as well as Instagram @carmenrodriguesband
Our singing starts belting out their songs (and looking gorgeous) at the Spur singing competition held at the Sandy Centre Spur. Well done to Lulu who placed second overall and Wandile who placed 3rd. We are super proud of you all.
Our Intermediate Phase packed in to busses and went to the Fulton School to watch their play. What a superb play it was. The Fulton school is celebrating their 60th birthday so their play followed the journey through the past 60 years. Happy birthday to a wonderful, iconic school! The play was excellent. What a talented bunch of spirited learners. Well done Fulton School! The photo’s don’t do justice to the amazing performances.
We can never thank the community enough for their support of the Browns’ School fete. The fete was once again a rip roaring success and the highlight of our school calendar. Heartfelt thanks to everyone who helps to pull off this annual spectacular!
Our Intermediate Phase held their annual Spring Day competition. The judges had a hard time choosing winners: the standard was so high!
Mrs Visagie organised another wonderful flea market . We all love flea market days at the Browns’ School!
We are holding auditions next week for the Spur singing competition. We look forward to uncovering the musical talent at the Browns’ School . Some children may even play instruments. There are wonderful prizes up for grabs for both the learners and our school.
For the older learners who are over 12 years old, we are holding our own school competition. We cant wait to enjoy THE BROWNS’ SCHOOL IDOLS! Sandy Centre Spur will be sponsoring the fantastic prizes for our school competito. We thank them for their continued involved in our school.
Nelli Xulu has given 30 years of loyal service to our school. We sincerely thank her for her dedication and selflessness. Mrs Bailey awarded Nelli with a special certificate in assembly. THANK YOU NELLI!
We are so proud of Adrian Bobby in Mrs Ntuli’s class. He is excelling at his swimming club and recently came first in a gala event and won a trophy and a medal. Well done, Adrian! What an amazing achievement!
Love was in the air at the Browns’ School this Valentines Day. The staff and the learners celebrated this day by dressing up in red and white. The whole school celebrated with a variety of events , from picnics to fun contests! We thank Spur for donating burgers as prizes for the Intermediate Phase competition.
Our Grade 1-3, Autistic and Special Needs classes enjoy weekly pottery classes, where they create the following beautiful pieces: