Micklefield School News

Weekly Update

November 24, 2023

27 November – 1 December 2023

weekly updates

2024 Stationery Letters

Gr 1-7, 2024 Stationery Letters are available on the Edana App for instructions on how to cover and label books and stationery.

Library Books

Please return all overdue library books by Monday 27 November.

IT Teacher

We are currently recruiting for a Gr 1-7 IT Teacher. Please click on the link below for details and share widely: https://www.isasa.org/vacancies/listing/it-teacher-grades-1-7-2

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet

Thank you to all our supporters who continue to swipe for Micklefield! The fabulous sum of R58,108 has been raised this year, up to and including October month.


A reminder that forms and payments for ‘The Great Summer Holiday Club on 7,8, 11 & 12 December’, run by Sandi Blackbeard and Emma Meredith are due by Monday, 27 November.

End of Year Collection Drives

Thank you so much for your support for our end of year collection drives:

  • Outliers – stationery
  • Walmer Estate Primary School – wrapped gifts for children ages 5-10 years. Please label to indicate age and gender if appropriate
  • Lotus High School – secondhand items (school/sports shoes, takkies, white socks, sports equipment etc)

Sport & extra-murals


All early morning tennis practices for this term are now complete.  Challenge matches will be played on the first  Thursday afternoon of the first term as well as the first Saturday to finalise the early morning Monday and Wednesday groups for the Open section. The Open section Parents and the U11 Parents have been emailed all the information with regards to early morning team practices and start dates for 2024. 

Please see the information for our Micklefield Tennis Academy in the flyer below. Click here for the sign up form: BVTS Tennis Clinic Sign-up Form


All early morning swimming practices for the U11, U12 and U13 age groups are now complete for this term.

Afternoon practice for the U8, U9 and U10 girls at RGHS is now also complete.

The first practice in 2024 will be on Tuesday, 23 January 2024. These first practices will serve as trials so anyone who would like to join the gala squad must please attend. In the case of the U8s (Grade 2), anyone who can swim 25m in any stroke must please attend as we need an U8 team.

  • U11, U12 and U13 at Rondebosch Boys High School from 06.45 – 07.30
  • U8, U9 and U10 at Rustenburg High School from 16.30 – 17.30


There is no Sport Hour for Grade 4,5,6 and 7 next week.  The compulsory Sports Hour will start again in the second week of term in 2024.  Please note when your daughter will have her Sports Hour in the 1st and 4th terms of 2024. Sport Hour is from 14.30 – 15.30

  • Mondays: Grade 5 – starts Mon, 22 Jan
  • Tuesdays: Grade 7 – starts Tues, 23 Jan
  • Wednesdays: Grade 6 – starts Wed, 24 Jan
  • Thursdays: Grade 4 – starts Thurs, 25 Jan
  • The Grade 3 Sport Hour is during the school day from 13.30 – 14.30 and will start on Tuesday, 23 January.

weekly snapshots

Our teams played their last tennis matches for the term on Thursday, 16 November. Our A team finished on a high note, recording a win against the Oakhurst Open A team. Leah Prins, Ava Brotchie, Sophie Burchell and Sofiya Variawa
Our gala squad swam their last gala against 9 other teams at the Herschel High School pool on Friday, 17 November. Our girls swam really well against strong opposition. As is tradition, all the Grade 7 teams had a fun race, swimming in their uniforms! The Micklefield pink really stood out and many compliments were received! Grade 7 gala team: Dani Barow, Jamie Henchie, Carrie Killops, Hanna McDavid, Leah Prins and Annabelle Rowe
Our Grade 7 girls enjoying their last swimming practice!
Amy Carlson performed a superb mime at senior assembly. What a treat.

The last time the Grade 4s took to the boards in drama this year and they definitely entertained!

Thank you to everyone who supported our final Support Staff civvies day of the year. What fun the girls and staff had dressing up. M is for Mermaids, Minions and  Micklefield!

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