Umgeni Valley fun
- 20 January, 2018As part of our training and prep for 2018 we spent an afternoon working on outdoor lessons at Umgeni Valley Nature Reserve. The reserve is so beautiful and we're incredibly lucky to have this resource on our doorstep. Thanks to Umgeni Valley for hosting us.
- 11 December, 2017Thank you for your ongoing support. Happy holidays with love from us all at the MMEP.
Annual awards celebration
- 5 December, 2017Our annual Awards Day celebrated all our schools' achievements over 2017. Shea O'Connor Combined School won the Innovation Award for their clever solution to manage the problem of litter at their school. AI Kajee Primary won the Justin McCarthy Gardening Award for their school-driven garden. We were entertained by...
Recycling and art
- 28 November, 2017An art lesson for a multigrade class transformed toilet rolls into colourful patterns and designs. A simple lesson like this teaches the children about patterns, shapes, colours, and skills like cooperation and planning - and they just thought it was a fun activity.
- 22 November, 2017Learning about the rotation and revolution of the Earth helps the learners understand how day and night happens and how and why we have different seasons. An orange and a torch explains a lot but YouTube clips help too.