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Grade 6


The Grade 6s of KPS went on a leadership identification excursion like they do every year. While walking from Brenton to Buffalo Bay, the learners were made aware of the pollution on the beach and assisted in a clean-up. Some of the items collected would be used in a sand castle building competition. This sand castle had to depict biodiversity and sustainable living. The learners were divided into teams and had the opportunity to show their leadership potential through many team building activities held on the beach.

Kareedouw Athletics


Knysna Primary attended the Kareedouw Athletics meeting for the 9th consecutive year. 36 children took part and all of them did extremely well. Overall, relay not included, Knysna Primary received 11 Gold medals, 14 Silver medals and 15 bronze medals. Special awards goes to Shumi Njabula for best u/9 boys athlete (80m), Dianna Nortje for best u/10 girls shotput, Gino Fredericks for the best u/12 boys javelin, and Kamvalethu Grongqu for best u/13 boys high jump. Knysna Primary was the overall winner of this meeting.




The Eco- buddies went to Brenton-on-Sea to investigate the aftermath of the fires, one year later, on the fauna and flora in that area. They also planted five Cape Ash trees to replace the alien trees that had burnt in the fires.


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Pro Academy Results
Jessica du Plessis and Nicole van Strijp, along with 3 ex-KPS students, competed in the National round of SATCH (South African Talent Championships) for dance in Pretoria. The Pro Academy from Knysna came home with 6 bronze medals and 9 silver medals. The team performed a total of 15 dance items, consisting of hip-hop, character & modern dance.

Jessica and Nicole received 2 silver and 1 bronze. They also rceived SWD colours.

For most of the dancers, it was their first time competing on a National level, making their results absolutely ourstanding! Well done girls!!



Well done to the biathlon athletes that were chosen to represent SWD at the interprovincials held in Port Elizabeth this weekend.

JanHendrik Lamprecht
Emma Swart
Ula van der Merwe
Sebastian Swart
Blake Logan
Caleb Meyer
Zacary Meyer

You make us so proud!



Die volgende swemmers van Knysna Laerskool het deelgeneem aan die Freda Barnard gala vanaf Vrydag tot Sondag die afgelope naweek:

Emma Swart – goud 400m vryslag en sy kwalifiseer vir SA Level 2
Sebastian Swart – brons 400m vryslag
James Reardon – silwer 100m vryslag, silwer 100m vlinderslag, gold 50m vlinderslag, gold 50m rugslag, brons 50m vryslag en hy kwalifiseer vir SA Level 3
Bella Reardon
Ula van der Merwe
Izi van der Wath
Erin Michaelides
Margot Michaelides

Persoonlike beste tye is deur almal geswem. Julle maak Laerskool Knysna geweldig trots!

(Berig verskaf)



Cricket Results
The u/13 Cricket boys played against Tembalethu on Saturday. KPS won with 35 runs. Elro Spies 36 runs & Blake Logan 23 runs. Jonathan Norval 3/21 & Elro Spies 3/24. The final score for Tembalethu was 110 and KPS 145. The Knysna boys performed and made us proud – winning against a team with 4 SWD players. Well done guys! Keep up the good work!

The u/11 Cricket boys played against Rosemore on Saturday. KPS won with 10 wickets. Rosemore was out for 36 runs. Hlumelo Ntentile 5/12. Congrats boys, you make us proud.



The following children played in the EDEN Interpro Tennis Tournament on Friday, 2 November 2018.

André Stander – gold medal
Devilliers Lamprecht – gold medal
Donnay Muller – silver medal

Wow! Well done to each of you. You make KPS super proud.

KPS Relay Gala


On Monday 6 February, KPS hosted the Relay Gala. 8 schools took part. The children of KPS achieved:

11 x 1st Places ; 7 x 2nd Places ; 5 x 3rd Places ; 9 x 4th Places ; 2 x 5th Places ; 1 x 6th Places ; 1 x 7th Places.

Congratulations to everyone who took part, all schools and coaches involved and to the FASTeam and parents who made this day so successful. We appreciate all of you.