It was a blue Monday on 11 September for the IP learners. They drove to Durban by the blue sea paid a visit to UShaka Marine World where they saw amazing sights in the blue waters of the aquarium. You cannot but be impressed if huge fish and sharks sail past and look you in … Read more


Easter was celebrated at the junior school, the day before term break. Games, races (bunny hop, carrot & bucket), egg hunts and creative art kept the learners busy the whole day. The most popular game in the IP was the egg toss where two players threw and caught a real egg. If it was thrown … Read more


Debbie Long visited the Foundation Phase on Thursday, 8 Feb. She read Smudge, the unique baby zebra, to the children – a story she has written. She was dressed in black and white. Her blouse had zebra markings on. She carried a black and white striped bag and brought along a stuffed zebra for the … Read more


Imagine an outing on your doorstep…KwaSizabantu Mission! The Foundation Phase spent the day exploring the mission and finding out many things they did not know before. The first stop was Emseni Bakery where they were shown how the various goodies are pressed out and made. The next stop was the farm where Baba Sokhela showed … Read more


Teeth were the focus on the oral hygiene day in the Foundation Phase on 28 April. Germs, plaque, correct brushing and of course, correct eating and drinking were under the spotlight. The learners made a large tooth container to store the brand-new toothbrush and toothpaste they each received. We love smiles at DSS…we love healthy … Read more


Book Character Day, 4 March, proved a great success in the Foundation and Intermediate Phases this year. Tintin, Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus and the Thompson twins stood out in the kaleidoscope of characters. Goldilocks and Little Red Riding Hood also featured prominently, as did Robin Hood. Queens and fairies, bunnies and mice also made their … Read more