TOPOLINO ACADEMICS

Top academic achievements:

All learners are encouraged to set personal academic goals and strive to achieve them. All senior learners who reach their personal goals receive a certificate at the end of the year.

The top achievers of  June and December are as follows:

Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7
Anya Müller 95% Megan van Tonder 90% Jaydee Mornet 90.4% Charl Philip Visser 92.6%
Jeanine Jordaan 94.5% Milla Coetzee 89.3% Christin Maynard 90.1% Marli Redelinghuys 92.3%
Zoë Cloete 93.8% Hein- Dawid du Randt 88.8% Isabel Kilroe-Smith   89.4% Joshua Viljoen 87.3%

Amesa final round partners:

This is an annual event where learners partner up to engage in this mathematical challenge.

Gr. 4 Tyler Millingham, Jaydee Mornet
Isobel Kilroe-Smith, Laiken Adams
Gr. 5 Axl Smit, Aris Barends
Liam Siebrits, Marli Redelinghuys
Hanno van Dyk, Charl Philip Visser
Gr. 6 Kino Meintjes, Ryan du Randt
Arminelle Briel, Walt Sevenster

Bible Bee:

During the 2nd term we taught the learners 6 verses based on our value of the term: Fairness. The children memorised and practised them. During the Bible Bee they had to recite them and answer general questions on the Bible. We are proud of our winners!
Gr.4 Linden Jordaan
Gr.5 Axl Smit
Gr.6 Nicola Malherbe
Gr.7 Jadie Slabbert

General knowledge quiz:

The junior learners took part in the general knowledge quizzes as part of a group, and the winners were as follows:

Grade 1A/E Grade 2A/E Grade 3A/E
Jeanine Jordaan, Christopher Mouton, Tharollo Manyokole,
Zoë Cloete, Miecke Power, Johno Knee,
Tiaan Kleynhans, Skyla Brear, Jannè Nieuwenhuizen,
Luke Festus, Jade Kruger, Renan v d Berg,
Mika Hauphtfleish, Jaydee Mornet,
Jordan Adams,
Ariana Jansen.

AUDIBLOX

This program is offered to all children attending Topolino Pre-Primary. Audiblox is a program of cognitive exercises, aimed at the development of foundational learning skills of reading, spelling, writing, mathematics and the skills required in the learning of subject matter. It is multisensory and addresses the visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic skills of a learner — all at once.
Why is Audiblox beneficial to your child?
It addresses the following foundational skills:
Concentration, accurate perception, visual discrimination of colour, foreground-background, form, size, and position in space, visual analysis and synthesis of position in space, auditory discrimination of foreground-background, and position in time and space, auditory analysis and synthesis of position in time and space, decoding and integration of information, visual closure, imagination, visual memory, auditory memory, sequential memory, short-term memory, long-term memory, working memory, concept of numbers, reasoning, logical thinking, fine motor coordination, gross motor coordination, sensory-motor integration.
(This program is incorporated into the Topolino Pre-Primary syllabus, for all children attending the school)

Winners of the WOW spelling competition :

All the senior learners took part in the spelling olympiad. Those who received above 90% in their Home Language and First Additional Language took part in the Spelling Bee. For this they had to spell words out aloud in front of their peers.  Our school’s winners are:

Gr. 4E Laiken, Lesley, Thorollo
Gr. 4A Janné, Gemma Ethan
Gr. 5E Liam, Axl
Gr. 5A Henco, Marli
Gr. 6E Kino, Ryan, Owen
Gr. 6A Nicola, Janiya
Gr. 7E Hannah
Gr. 7A Leani

This educational programme uses experiments to show young children that the world of science can be fun. This is done by means of interactive projects, exciting demonstrations and basic experiments.

Why is it beneficial to your child?

Experi-buddies reinforces the child’s link between the theoretical and the physical world to enhance learning ability, while enriching life skills.  Experiments encourage children to be inquisitive, creative and build their self-confidence. Experiments help to teach children to observe, compare and to predict outcomes while having fun.

(This educational programme forms part of the Grade R syllabus).

Amesa final round partners:
This is an annual event where learners partner up to engage in this mathematical challenge.

Gr. 4 Tyler Millingham, Jaydee Mornet
Isobel Kilroe-Smith, Laiken Adams
Gr. 5 Axl Smit, Aris Barends
Liam Siebrits, Marli Redelinghuys
Hanno van Dyk, Charl Philip Visser
Gr. 6 Kino Meintjes, Ryan du Randt
Arminelle Briel, Walt Sevenster

Bible Bee:

During the 2nd term we taught the learners 6 verses based on our value of the term: Fairness. The children memorised and practised them. During the Bible Bee they had to recite them and answer general questions on the Bible. We are proud of our winners!
Gr.4 Linden Jordaan
Gr.5 Axl Smit
Gr.6 Nicola Malherbe
Gr.7 Jadie Slabbert

General knowledge quiz:

The junior learners took part in the general knowledge quizzes as part of a group, and the winners were as follows:

Grade 1A/E Grade 2A/E Grade 3A/E
Jeanine Jordaan, Christopher Mouton, Tharollo Manyokole,
Zoë Cloete, Miecke Power, Johno Knee,
Tiaan Kleynhans, Skyla Brear, Jannè Nieuwenhuizen,
Luke Festus, Jade Kruger, Renan v d Berg,
Mika Hauphtfleish, Jaydee Mornet,
Jordan Adams,
Ariana Jansen.

AUDIBLOX

This program is offered to all children attending Topolino Pre-Primary. Audiblox is a program of cognitive exercises, aimed at the development of foundational learning skills of reading, spelling, writing, mathematics and the skills required in the learning of subject matter. It is multisensory and addresses the visual, auditory, and kinaesthetic skills of a learner — all at once.
Why is Audiblox beneficial to your child?
It addresses the following foundational skills:
Concentration, accurate perception, visual discrimination of colour, foreground-background, form, size, and position in space, visual analysis and synthesis of position in space, auditory discrimination of foreground-background, and position in time and space, auditory analysis and synthesis of position in time and space, decoding and integration of information, visual closure, imagination, visual memory, auditory memory, sequential memory, short-term memory, long-term memory, working memory, concept of numbers, reasoning, logical thinking, fine motor coordination, gross motor coordination, sensory-motor integration.
(This program is incorporated into the Topolino Pre-Primary syllabus, for all children attending the school)

TOPOLINO ACADEMICS SUPPORT

Spraak- en Gehoorterapie Audioloog

Imke Oosthuizen – 072 130 8739

Sylvia Richards – 022 772 0596

Yolande Nieuwoudt

 – 074 306 3511

 

Pediaters

Dr. Van der Walt/Dr. S. Annandale – 022 713 5149

 

Opvoedkundige Sielkundige

Annemi Boshoff – 083 261 6326

 

Kliniese Sielkundige

Madelize van Coller – 083 526 8959

Rika Scribante – 082 551 4372

Gielie van Dyk – 022 714 1101

 

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