Do you think standardised testing is the most effective way to judge learning?

14 January 2022

Every child is different, but they all take the same tests. Through standardised testing we gain a valuable standard used to check the quality of our curriculum and it helps pinpoint areas for improvement. But different children have different talents...

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Weekly bubbling sewage

30 November 2021

Northam – KruisMed Northam is situated at the lowest geographical point of Northam. So, it’s no surprise that when the municipal sewage system gets blocked, the wastewater spills over to the consulting rooms, instead of going “downstream”. 

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Fun walk for awareness

30 November 2021

Thabazimbi – 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children is an international awareness campaign. It takes place every year from the 25 November to 10 December. 

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Do you wear sunscreen regularly?

30 November 2021

The deterioration of the ozone layer has increased our risk of sun damage from harmful ultraviolet rays. Sunscreen blocks these rays, greatly reducing the likelihood of sunburn.

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Have you ever shouted at someone in public?

29 November 2021

If you’ve ever been yelled at, you know that a loud voice does not make the message any clearer… but sometimes your emotions get the better of you.

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Water safety tips

29 November 2021

SA – Children love water and don’t always realise the dangers associated with it. Anyone can have a water-related accident — even children who know how to swim. Bathtubs, drains, buckets and even fishponds can be just as dangerous as a swimming pool.

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Turn down the music!

[Letter to the editor]

29 November 2021

I am a proud resident and business owner in Thabazimbi. Since the lockdown regulations have been implemented, I have been following them diligently.

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Pakkies met ‘n passie

29 November 2021

Thabazimbi – Dis amper Kersfees! En jy kan help om ‘n bejaarde of ‘n kind se hart bly te maak dié feesseisoen.

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Vat ons asseblief terug huis toe!

29 November 2021

Thabazimbi Animal Rescue (TAR

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