Cricket Stars vs Howick

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Laddsworth Primary School played cricket fixtures against Howick Preparatory School on Saturday 4 November 2017. Daniel Holtzhauzen, a Grade 6 pupil, who plays for the Laddsworth first team, took 5 wickets for 37 runs, off 8 overs. Reuben Macfarlane (Grade 4) scored 108 runs not out for the Under 10A team. Adam Tilbury (Grade 4) took 5 wickets for 10 runs, including a hat trick, for the Under 10A team.

South African Mathematics Champions!

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Jodi, (Grade 4) and Tessa Moreno, (Grade 2) participated in the Abacus and Mental Arithmetic National Championship in Roodepoort, Gauteng on Saturday 21 October 2017. Abagility teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication and division based on Japanese abacus mathematics techniques. Competition was tough, with around 130 pupils from across South Africa taking part. Jodi won the Champion trophy for her level and Tessa won a gold medal. The girls have been selected to represent South Africa at the International event to be held in Cape Town next year.
Well done girls, Laddsworth is extremely proud of your achievements!

Amashova

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Laddsworth pupils Evan Taylor (Grade 5) and Austin Taylor (Grade 4) took part in the 35km Amashova, from Hillcrest to Durban, on Sunday 22 October 2017.

Laddsworth Library best in KwaZulu Natal

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L-R: Ms Makhosi Dlamini (DCES: ELITS at head office), Mr Gavin Lambooy (Laddsworth Headmaster), Mrs Khanyi Dubazana (ELITS director at head office), Mrs Sharon Houghting (Laddsworth Media Teacher)
Laddsworth Primary School participated in the School Library Excellence Awards (SLEA) programme. The school’s Media Centre was adjudicated by officials from the Provincial Department of Education office. Mrs Houghting, had to present a case study of the school’s Media Centre at the Awards Ceremony in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday 12 October 2017. Laddsworth was placed 1st in KwaZulu-Natal in the Urban Primary Schools section.