Midlands Meander Education Project
- A.I.Kajee Primary running down to the Mooi River. They have a small but productive food garden and are interested in expanding their environmental knowledge. They also encourage reading and would like to set up their own library.
- Bruntville Primary situated in Bruntville, Mooi River. They joined the MMEP in 2015. A very large primary school with approximately 1400 learners, it is headed by Mr Thami Sokhela. He was previously the principal of Shea O’Connor Combined school for many years and is an enthusiastic Bug supporter. The school has a food garden which is cared for by the learners.
- Corrie Lynn is on the Petrus Stroom Road in the Dargle. A small and well run school with 80 learners it has been an MMEP school for 10 years. This year they are implementing a strong food garden and reviving their library.
- Curry’s Post Primary is on the Curry’s Post Road and joined the project in 2013. Well supported by the Curry’s Post Conservancy and with keen teachers on board the school continues to enjoy it’s Eco School journey.
- Dargle Primary is a rural school based on the Dargle-Impendle road with multiple grade classes and a fruitful well tended garden. The learners have been participating in exciting recycling and water based lessons.
- Hawkstone Primary is on the Karkloof Road. In 2015, they joined the Water Explorer programme and have been very successful in teaching their learners about the importance and conservation of water. The school has dedicated teachers who run a club for the learners & are also strong supporters of the MMEP and attend all our workshops.
- Haza Primary in the hills above Mpophomeni. The school has only recently joined our programme and are very excited about it. They are very welcoming and are interested in all our lessons.
- Lions River Primary is based off the R103 in the forest by Lions River. A tiny rural school with 26 learners and two teachers teaching multiple grades the school has a delightfully productive small food garden.
- Nottingham Road Primary school is in the village of Nottingham Road celebrated its centenary in 2013. With large playing fields, a small wetland and plenty of trees the school has some great outdoor learning opportunities.
- Nxamalala Islamic School is in the hills behind Mpophomeni and is in the hills in the Mshiyeni district of Mpophomeni. They are an enthusiastic supporter of the MMEP. The staff are always interested in our lessons and are keen to improve their schools garden.
- Shea O’Connor Combined School is situated between Nottingham Road and Rosetta. Built beside a wetland the school has involved their pupils in protecting the wetland. They have food gardens throughout the school premises. The school is a strong supporter of the MMEP and welcomes all the Bug lessons.
- Sibongumbomvu Combined School is situated on the outskirts of Hilton. The school has poor physical infrastructure, but has a fabulous library and enthusiastic teachers. They joined the programme in 2015.
- Silindele Primary is close to Fort Nottingham Village and has only 32 children attending this little school with a colourful library and a garden.
- Thembelihle Primary School is an urban school based in Howick. An independent school supported solely by the Methodist church it provides a great education for children from the poorest settlements in Howick. The MMEP assists with the school’s Eco Club on a weekly basis.
- Triandra Primary is in the Karkloof under the looming Loskop mountain. Another vibrant rural school it has a food garden, library set up by the MMEP and is also supported by the Karkloof Conservancy.
© 2013 Midlands Meander Education Project