Laddsworth collects a car load of gifts and toiletries

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"This is the only Christmas present many of the children who come to our centre will receive, I am so excited by how much you have collected," Pat Kanzler, manager of Siyabonga Aftercare Centre in Edendale told pupils at Laddsworth Primary School in Hilton at a recent assembly.

Laddsworth library gets a R50 000 boost

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THE media teacher and librarian at Laddsworth Primary School in Hilton is smiling, and so are the pupils after receiving a very generous gift for the school library.

The library now boasts a sturdy, lockable mobile storage and display cabinet, called a book wagon, plus several boxes of new books. The donation is valued at R50 000 and came courtesy of P. Trimborn Agency.

110th Anniversary Art exhibition and auction

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Each term Laddsworth has held an event to celebrate its 110th anniversary this year. The fourth term celebration took the form of an exhibition of artworks created by the pupils and a cocktail party at which three donated paintings were auctioned.

Laddsworth pupils plant trees to commemorate 110th anniversary

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TO celebrate its 110th anniversary this year, Laddsworth Primary School in Hilton has held a commemorative event of some kind each term. To mark the start of Spring and celebrate the anniversary, the school recently planted 11 indigenous trees along the boundary of the sports field, once for each decade of the school's history.