There was an assembly programme and the children read out various quotes on peace and unity by great personalities such as Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa.
An enlightening and informative programme was enjoyed by all during the visit to the school, which is situated in Montford.
The speech contest was divided into two parts, a five minutes prepared speech and a three minutes impromptus speech.
The school supported the initiative this year, in the hope of contributing towards children who do not have access to proper education.
The theme of the event was ‘Unity through Food, Song, Dance, Drama and Storytelling’ and the schools performed two items each in relation to this theme.
Witteklip was honoured to welcome its first principal, Mr Subban Khan, a strong disciplinarian and a man of great vision. He embarked on uplifting the school to great heights.
The topic for the workshop was entrepreneurship and was attended by around 50 grade 11 and 12 pupils from Chatsworth Secondary School.
Sixty of our country’s best young mathematicians were invited to an Olympiad camp in December 2016 at the University of Stellenbosch, where after the group was trimmed down to 21 high school pupils for the April camp in Cape Town.
Speaking to the Rising Sun, the local resident and principal of St Mary’s School, who enjoys learning something new every day, shared his love for moulding and shaping the minds of young pupils and teachers.
In her welcome speech, the president, Kogi Singh, gave a brief overview of the history of the hospice and the free services it provides and palliative care for all diagnosed as terminally ill.
The programme also included the value of reading and a tour of some of the facilities at the library.