Union Prep played their
annual school tennis singles champions over
the past few weeks. All matches were keenly
contested. Both the boys’ and girls’ finals
were played in good spirit.
beat Matthew Paxton 8-2 to become the 2017
boy champion while Chloe Erasmus beat Grace
Kemp 8-5 to become the girls’ 2017 champion.
Well done to all the participants.
History of Graaff-Reinet
Grade 4’s enjoyed a morning outing to
explore some of the history of our town.
We started at the Groot Kerk, where
Anziske Kayster of the Graaff-Reinet
Museums pointed out unique exterior
features and then took the children into
the church. It was the first time most
of them had been inside this familiar
At the Old Library Museum
Mrs Kayster spoke to the children about
the earliest settlers in the area, the
San. Various artefacts and amusing
moments brought these early inhabitants
to life. Each child was given an
activity booklet to take home.
oh food! Always a highlight for all, was
the picnic lunch on the lawns of Reinet
House in lovely winter sunshine. This
was followed by a fascinating and
hilarious tour of the Museum, with all
the children wearing something from the