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  • Arts and Crafts

The Cape Education Department sets high standards for Early Childhood Development Schools and there isn’t a lot of time set aside for Arts and Crafts. These activities are always possible in the school holidays though when the children can choose how they would like to spend the day. Zaan says it always surprises her a little how much they ​ all ​ enjoy it.

  • The Pikkewyntjies Second Hand Shop

The Pikkewyntjies Second Hand Shop is extremely important to the school because the proceeds pay the salaries of two members of staff.

  • Pizza Day at Pikkewyntjies

When we were asked to do something nice for someone instead of giving a present to family who are celebrating their ruby wedding anniversary, we suggested a pizza morning to Zaan and our cook, Louise. They were both enthusiastic because pizzas are a hot favourite for lunch and the kids only have them on high days and holidays because they can’t be made with lentils and soy mince. Money has been extra tight at school this year because despite the community’s help, many parents as well as the children needed help with food during lockdown.