Cordwalles: Greening our Schools


Cordwalles Preparatory School hosted the once a term cluster meeting open to all Pre Primary and Play Group teachers from Pietermaritzburg and as far afield as Escort, Underberg, Winterton and Lynford. 70 teachers attended and the guest speaker was Mrs Rebecca Benwell, the Principle of Glenridge Pre Primary in Durban. Mrs Benwell spoke about ‘greening’ our schools and involving the children in gardening and recycling.

Photo: Admiring the books for purchase from Judy Scholtz – co-author of Shuters Hand-in-Hand Grade R books were from left to right : Judy Scholtz, Derryn Odell (Cordwalles Prep), Rebecca Benwell (Glenridge Pre Primary), Sandra du Toit (Escort Pre Primary), Annette de Beer (Little Ambassadors College), Christell Ackerman (Akker Rakkers Pre Primary), Sue Swanepoel and Tish Oates (both from Escort Pre Primary).