Pelham Senior Primary School - Welcome to the new website
We extend a warm and sincere welcome to all website visitors!
PELHAM SENIOR PRIMARY SCHOOL is a unique blend of all that is South African. Situated in the midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, this senior primary school offers experiences and opportunities so that every child is able to realise his/her potential.
Pelham is 'n dubbelmedium skool. Ons handhaaf 'n uitstekende akademiese standaard en leerlinge word aangemoedig om ten volle te ontwikkel. Ons baseer persoonlike gedrag en groei op die vier B's: beheer, betrokkenheid, bedagsaamheid en beleefdheid.
As part of our endeavour to provide our pupils with an holistic education, Edufocus at Pelham was founded to ensure that the physical, academic, social, emotional and psychological aspects of each and every pupil’s development, were nurtured in the best possible way. Under the Edufocus banner fall the many "pastoral care" undertakings which operate within the school and offer support in a multitude of ways.
Maritzburg Swimming Challenge
Congratulations to Bruce Schwulst and Emma Brandsma for their collection of medals during the Maritzburg Swimming Challenge. Bruce, an U9 Seals swimmer, won a silver medal in the 25m freestyle, and two bronze medals for backstroke and butterfly. Emma won a gold medal in the U11 age group for breaststroke, butterfly and backstroke and a silver medal in freestyle.
Kid's Lit Quiz
Congratulations to Athlone School on winning the Regional Finals of the Kid’s Lit Quiz 2014, beating Laddsworth by only one and a half marks. Pelham’s “A” team came in third place from a total of 22 teams. As always, the quizmaster Mr. Wayne Mills of New Zealand, made the quiz a very exciting event.
Q & V Recycle Project
The Q and V classes recently enjoyed a wonderful "Recycle Workshop" with the ladies from Singakwenza. In between making skipping ropes and balls from bread-bags, and cutting up milk bottles (to make catchers), a great deal of messy fun was had by all. (See photos under Gallery.) More...