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Laddsworth Primary School turns 116 Years old

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Laddsworth Primary School celebrated its 116th Birthday on Friday 1 March 2019. The school has proudly provided the Hilton Community with value-driven, quality education for the last 116 years. The whole school enjoyed cake in celebration of this wonderful milestone.

Umgungundlovu Tennis Team

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L-R: Caleb Cotton (Grade 7), Jodi Moreno, Adam Tilbury and Reuben Macfarlane (Grade 6)
Laddsworth Primary School pupils Caleb Cotton, Reuben Macfarlane, Adam Tilbury and Jodi Moreno were awarded their Midlands (Umgungundlovu) Tennis colours. They represented the Umgungundlovu Tennis Team at the KZN Inter-District Tournament in Durban from Friday, 22 to Sunday, 24 February 2019. Caleb was selected for the Under 13B team and Jodi was selected as a reserve.

Far North Cricket Team

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L-R: Colin Robertson (Grade 7), Marthinus Erasmus (Grade 7), Ryan McKean (Grade 7), Reuben Macfarlane (Grade 6) and Matthew Bishop (Grade 6).
Laddsworth pupils Colin Robertson, Marthinus Erasmus and Ryan McKean (Under 13), Matthew Bishop and Reuben MacFarlane (Under 12), have been selected for the Far North Cricket team. They will be taking part in the Midlands Cricket Trials at the Under 12 and Under 13 Central District Cricket (CDC) Festival at St Charles College in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday, 3 March 2019.

Umgungundlovu Athletics Team

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Jonathan Werth, a Grade 7 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, was selected to represent the Umgungundlovu Athletics Team at the District Provincial Selection Athletics Championship in Durban on Saturday 16 February 2019. Jonathan ran in the 1500m and came 4th.

Eston Mudman

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L-R: Hannah van der Merwe (Grade 2), Justin van der Merwe (Grade 5), Kayla Bisset (Grade 2)
Laddsworth pupils took part in the Eston Mudman on Sunday 17 February 2019. Kayla Bisset and Hannah van der Merwe (Grade 2) competed in the Under 8 Mudskippers Category, Hannah came 2nd and Kayla came 4th. Justin van der Merwe (Grade 5) came 6th in the Under 11 category.

Laddsworth rated Platinum 4 Eco School

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Back L- R: Keira Vogel (Grade 3) Chloe Kent (Grade 4) James Gotte (Grade 5) Aphelele Makhonza (Grade 5), Zamambewana Tsaulwayo (Grade 3), Lily Freeman-Smith (Grade 3), Carla Hounsell (Grade 5).
Second row L-R: Rethabile Manoko (Grade 5) Inala Ndlovu (Grade 3), Amanda Mchunu (Grade 3), Jared Bartels (Grade 3), Kaelin Crosby (Grade 4)
Laddsworth Primary School has been awarded with a Platinum 4 certificate and a new Eco flag from Eco Schools. Laddsworth has also been chosen as one of the top 20 Eco schools in the country by Rand Merchant Bank. Well done to the ECO Staff and ECO Club ‘Warriors’ of Laddsworth.

Midlands Championship Gala 2019

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L-R: Georgina Francis, Cameron Heafield, Tia Aurets ,Ella Shuttleworth, Leah Stewart, Patrick Lamb, Nicholas Kruger, Justin van der Merwe.

Laddsworth swimmers put in excellent performances at the Midlands Championship Gala, which was held at The Wykeham Collegiate on Thursday 31 January (Boys) and Saturday 2 February (Girls) 2019.

Nicholas Kruger, Grade 7 (Under 13) received Gold Medals for 100m Breaststroke, 200m Breaststroke, 100m Freestyle, 200m Individual Medley, 100m Butterfly.
Patrick Lamb, Grade 6 (Under 12) received Gold Medals for 100m Butterfly,100m Backstroke and 200m Backstroke, Silver Medals for 50m Butterfly and 200m Individual Medley, Bronze Medals for 100m Freestyle.
Ella Shuttleworth, Grade 7 (Under 13) received Silver Medals for 50m Breaststroke , Bronze Medals for 100m Breaststroke, 200m Breaststroke and 200m Individual Medley.
Leah Stewart, Grade 7 (Under 13) received a Gold Medal for 200m Breaststroke, Silver Medals for 100m Breaststroke and 100m Butterfly, Bronze Medals for 50m Breaststroke and 50m Butterfly.
Tia Aurets, Grade 5 (Under 11) received a Gold Medal for 100m Breaststroke and a Silver Medal for 100m Freestyle.
Justin van der Merwe, Grade 5 (Under 11) received a Bronze Medal for 50m Freestyle.
Georgina Francis, and Cameron Heafield (Grade 7) made the KZN Umgungundlovu Primary Schools Swimming times.
Our swimmers will be competing at Kings Park, Durban on Saturday, 16 February 2019. We wish our swimmers well for their events, they have done Laddsworth proud.

Hermannsburg Mudman Triathlon

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Tayla Street, a Grade 3 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, took part in the Hermannsburg Mudman Triathlon on Saturday 2 February in Hermannsburg. Tayla received a Gold Medal for finishing first in the Under 9 Age Group.

Horseriding Show at Buffelsbosch

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Megan Gibbs, a Grade 3 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, took part in a Horse-riding Show at Buffelsbosch Equestrian Estate. She jumped 30cm and 40cm on her pony named Pixie and achieved a clear round and a First Place Rosette.

KZN Baseball Selection

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Jack Jennings, a Grade Three pupil at Laddsworth Primary School has been selected to play for the KwaZulu-Natal Baseball team. He will play in the Inter-Provincial Baseball Tournament in Port Elizabeth in March this year.
Congratulations Jack and all the best for the tournament.

SALGA Games

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L-R: Caleb Cotton (Grade 7) and Reuben Macfarlane (Grade 6)
Laddsworth pupils, Caleb Cotton, Grade 7 and Reuben Macfarlane, Grade 6, played tennis at the SALGA KZN DSR Games from 7 to 9 December 2018 in Pietermaritzburg.
Reuben and his partner came second and received a Silver medal in the Under 11 age group and Caleb Cotton and his partner came third and received a Bronze medal in the Under 12 age category.

Back to School Tennis Tournament 2019

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L-R: Tessa Moreno (Grade 4) and Jodi Moreno (Grade 6)
Laddworth sisters Tessa and Jodi Moreno took part in the CF Tennis ‘Back to School’ Tennis Tournament from 12 to 13 January 2018 at the Hilton Tennis Club in Hilton. The tournament was played in the Hopman format. Tessa Moreno came first in the Under 10 mixed doubles category and Jodi Moreno came third in the Under 12 mixed doubles category.

First day of School 2019

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Laddsworth Primary School welcomed the Grade Ones of 2019 on Wednesday 9 January 2019. The pupils were very excited about starting ‘big school’. Laddsworth is growing its family by adding an additional Grade One Class this year.

Nicholas dominates at KZN Swimming Champs in December

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Nicholas Kruger, a Grade 7 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, participated in the KZNA Speedo Provincial Champs at Kingspark, in Durban from 16-20 December 2018. He swam in the under 12 Age category and achieved 6 Gold Medals for 50m Freestyle, 100m Freestyle, 200m Freestyle, 100m Breaststroke, 200m Breaststroke and 200m Individual Medley. He received 3 Silver Medals for 50m Butterfly, 100m Butterfly, 50m Breaststroke.
Well done Nicholas with your fantastic achievements!

Our Laddsworth Family is Growing!

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Admissions for 2020 opens on Monday, 14 January 2019
Contact Mrs Jager on 033 343 3256 (ext 2) or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Grade 7 Leavers Gift starts a New Laddsworth Tradition

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The Grade 7 pupils of 2018 donated a bell tower to Laddsworth Primary School, as a farewell gift. Laddsworth started a new tradition on Friday 7 December 2018 of each Grade 7 pupil ringing the bell which symbolizes their passage from Laddsworth Primary School to High School.