GRADE 6 GAME OF LIFE
The Grade 6 boys have been participating in the “Game of Life”. They must apply for jobs, build houses, and manage their portfolios on a weekly basis in order to earn a living. The boys have learned various life skills over the last few weeks.
CELEBRATING DIVERSITY AT THE RIDGE
Our boys celebrated the diversity of their cultural backgrounds in order to gain a better understanding of the many different cultures represented in our country. They studied their family histories and researched historical events that were significant and shared their findings with their classmates.
THE DUNN GARDEN
On the Koppie, break is always a fun time in the Dunn garden, where boys explore and find out the wonders that nature holds.
JUNIOR PREP NATIVITY PLAY
CRICKET DADS VS COACHES
ROBOTICS AT THE RIDGE
Congratulations to the Grade 6 and 7 Robotics Boys who received certificates for placing 1st and 2nd at the Robotics competition held at Hamilton House.
Also to our Grade 4 Reading Club boys who received prizes for reading 50, 100, 150 and 200 books.
GRADE 4 CAKE SALE
Our Grade 4 parents hosted a cake sale on the Hersov field to cap off a busy school week. On this hot summer day, the boys came out in full force to show their support with ice-cold lollies and pizzas being the popular choice.
CONGRATULATIONS TO SAMUEL HAWARDEN AND MILES CANTRELL
We would like to congratulate Samuel Hawarden on being named the Athletics Captain for 2022, and Miles Cantrell on becoming the Johannesburg Judo Champion of Champions in his age and weight category.
CONGRATULATIONS TO CALEB SMITH AND THE 50’s READING CLUB BOYS
Congratulations to Caleb Smith for being awarded provisional colours for Eastern Gauteng Waterpolo. The Grade 4 boys for receiving their prizes for the 50s reading club and Maxim Sherman for receiving a Libraries lovers Certificate.
GRADE 2-5 MUSIC ASSEMBLIES
The Grade 7s held their final market day and the entire school came out in support and thoroughly enjoyed the sweets and treats. Congratulations to our Grade 7s on a successful series of market days. Thank you to the staff, parents and the rest of the school for their support.
THE RIDGE SCHOOL GOLF DAY
We hosted our annual Golf Day at Parkview Golf Club. What was meant to be a grand afternoon of golf, mother nature turned into a fun, festive and competitive Pub Quiz. We’d like to thank our parents and sponsors for all the wonderful prizes, the PA and the staff for helping organize the event, and finally, thank you to all the players who stayed and made the quiz a memorable afternoon.
GRADE 0s LEARNT ABOUT AVIATION
The Grade 0s combined Maths and Aviation into a fun PAPER JET competition. With squeals of excitement, the Grade 0s launched their creations and then carefully measured how many steps it took to reach their planes from the Hersov Field steps.
GRADE 0 2023 ORIENTATION DAY
The Grade 0 2023 Orientation was held at the school and the new boys were ecstatic to meet their teachers and see their new classes. Meeting our famous Ridgie was even more exciting. Thank you to our grade 3s for assisting parents and welcoming our future Ridge Boys.
GRADE 4s LEARNT ABOUT MATTER
The Grade 4s attempted to apply their knowledge of the states of matter by conducting an ice cream experiment.
FEELING THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT
Our Grade 3s, 4s, and 5s are already in the Christmas spirit, singing beautifully in hymn practice, in preparation for Carols by Candlelight.
OLD BOYS NEWS
We are very proud of our Ridge Old Boys: Weston Davis, Lebusa Mokhele and Sam Wearne, who have been elected as prefects for 2023 at St David’s Marist Inanda. Further congratulations to Charlie Dewar who has just received his South African colours for Polo.
We would like to congratulate Courtney Jamnik at Southern Cross in Hoedspruit on his election as the Head of the boarding house and also the house captain for Bateleur House. We are proud of you.