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Cordwalles Preparatory School October Snippets

Cordwalles Preparatory School October Snippets

Cordwalles Preparatory School KZN Inland Cricket representation

Inland U13A : Luc Benkenstein, Jeremy Foss, Olwethu Kweyama and Kamohelo Rathepe
Inland U13B : Jarryd Pike and Murray-John Pitt


Congratulations to the following Cordwalles Preparatory School boys who made Inland Cricket teams this holiday:
 Inland U13A : Luc Benkenstein, Jeremy Foss, Olwethu Kweyama and Kamohelo Rathepe
Inland U13B : Jarryd Pike and Murray-John Pitt
Inland U12A : James Campbell
Well done boys!

James Campbell





Cordwalles Prep Annual Go-Kart Excitement
The annual Grade 7 Go-Kart racing at Cordwalles Preparatory School was a hit once more. The energy and excitement around the school was one like no other. The time had arrived for the Grade 7 Go-kart racing! The boys were divided into groups and given a criteria in which to build the fastest go-kart they could. Then their go-kart was put to the test!

Photographed making their way from the main school down to Gibson Field pushing from left: Luc d’Offay, Thomas Koller and Kamohelo Rathepe. Driving the go-kart and very focused is Byron Mitchell-Innes. (Photo supplied by Tanya Baber)


Firstly, the groups were judged on engineering. Secondly, their pace around a circuit course in the JP car park and then thirdly, the ultimate test, was their go-kart able to survive the race down to Gibson field!?
As you can see by the photographs the Grade 7 boys did not disappoint themselves or the spectators.
There was loads of fun and laughter…..another exciting Cordies family magical moment!

Cordwalles Prep School present Pirates of Penzance
The Grade 7 production at Cordwalles Preparatory School this year was ‘The Pirates of Penzance. The boys put on a brilliant performance which kept the audience on the edge of their seats throughout.

From left: Kamesh Padayachi, Kelby Blunt, Kamohelo Rathepe, Yamkela Mkize and (behind) Olwethu Kweyama



Cordwalles Preparatory School Grade 1’s and their Dads
Cordwalles Preparatory School Grade 1s starting their 4th term with some dads and lads. Lots of fun was had as the boys enjoyed cricket, hockey and soccer with their dads.

Photographed here in between some hockey drills are from left son Blake Bullough and father James Bullough.






Cordwalles Prep celebrates The Circle of Courage
The start of the 4th term began with a school assembly and the introduction of the theme ‘generosity’. This is the fourth part of the overall 2017 theme ‘The Circle of Courage’.
Kerry Peckham, the Cordwalles art teacher, thanked the boys for giving of their artistic talent last term when as a class project, they painted 20 canvases which were auctioned. These artworks raised an incredible amount of R55 061.00 for the Forever Wild Foundation. The money will be used to purchase a cheetah named ‘Cordies Hunter’.
Andrew Bone, an internationally renowned artist, conservationist and founder of Forever Wild Foundation, thanked the boys for their tremendous commitment and passion for conserving the dwindling numbers of cheetah in the Umfolozi Game Reserve.
Mrs Peckham ended the assembly by saying ‘Boys, kindness shows your strength of character!’

Photographed handing over the cheque back row from left: Lance Veenstra (Cordwalles Headmaster), Andrew Bone (founder of Forever Wild Foundation) and Kerry Peckham (Cordwalles Art teacher).
Front row from left: Wenzile Nzuza, Jason Peddie, Daniel Peckham, Chad Newman, Cameron Hankinson, Connor Maitland and Sachin Ramraj.


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