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24th May 2019


Dear Parents/carers,

Star of the Week/Principal Awards




Novahiwa Gwembere


Sanvi Thakur


Obediah Nambuzi


Steveria Chambamba


Sheena Sauzande


Kuhudas Limbani


Jiseung Kim


Maundo Mangani



This Week


Primary Football Tournament


Last Saturday we took a group of children to Hillview Primary School to participate in the International Schools Football Tournament.  All our children played brilliantly as a team.  Congratulations to our Boys B team who achieved second place in their league.


Primary Maths Week


Children across the primary school have enjoyed taking part in our annual Maths Week.  This year the focus has been on business and enterprise.


Primary Maths Problem Solving Day


We finished our Maths Week, by holding a Problem-Solving Day.  Children enjoyed working together to solve various mathematical challenges.



Next Week


Half Term


The school will be closed next week for Half Term.  Children return to school on Monday 3rd June. 



Boarding Hostel Developments


Good progress is being made with constructing the foundations of our Boarding Hostel.  If you would like to see the progress, you are very welcome to go up and have a look.




Diamond Café Menu Change


From after half term there will be a menu change. On Mondays, children will now be able to have sausages, mashed potatoes and vegetables for their hot meal.  Tickets are available to purchase from the school office.



Stay updated


This week our teachers have updated their class pages on our school website.  Please take a look by logging onto



Key Dates


27th – 31st May

Half Term

18th June

Year 6 Speech Competition (Phoenix) 6pm

4th June

Year 5/6 Baked Goods Sale 1pm

22nd June

Year 5/6 Yard Sale

7th June

Anzathu Meeting 7:00

26th June

Parent Meeting for children joining Reception 5:30

Secondary Design Technology Day

27th June

Primary Dance Competition 7:30am

Film Friday 1:15-3pm

1st July

Secondary Sports Day

7th - 8th June

Primary Athletics (St Andrew’s Primary)

5th July

Music Night 5pm

7th - 8th June

Secondary Athletics (Kamuzu Academy)

8th July

Public Holiday (School Closed)

10th/11th June

Pre-School Parent Consultations (Change of date)

9th July

Year 6 Dinner 5pm

11th June

Year 1 watching play at Phoenix 9am

10th July

Primary and Secondary Class Swap

12th June

Year 5/6 House Speech Competition

Secondary Performance 6pm

13th June

Year 5/6 Baked Goods Sale 1pm

12th July

Year 6 Assembly 7:30am

14th June

Year 1 and Y5/6 Camp

End of term 11am

17th – 28th June

Secondary Exam Fortnight




As always if you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.


Yours sincerely,

James Elford (Principal)