Guest speaker at Laddsworth prize giving a Black Rhino conservationist

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Laddsworth prizegiving 2012

Pictured at the recent prize giving ceremony of Laddsworth Primary School in Hilton are (left to right): Sally Kelly (Acting Principal) the Dux for 2012 (Robyn), guest speaker Pam Sherriffs, and Harry Shaw (Chairman of the School Governing Body).

Sherriffs, a past pupil of Laddsworth, is a well-known journalist, author and environmentalist who works for the World Wildlife Fund's Black Rhino Range Expansion Project.

Laddsworth pupils fight soil erosion

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A Grade 6 class at Laddsworth Primary School in Hilton has taken its classroom learning outdoors and applied it for the benefit of the environment and the school community.

After learning about soil erosion and animal life in the soil in Natural Science, pupils identified problem areas on the school property and then brainstormed solutions.

Siyabonga donation

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Helping Pat Kanzler to load her car with one of the three car loads of clothing that Laddsworth Primary School pupils collected for the Siyabonga Aftercare Centre in Edendale. Kanzler is the manager in charge of the centre, which offers after care and educational programmes to 600 children from Edendale and Imbali. In addition to the clothing, Laddsworth pupils also collected R2 500 towards toys as Christmas gifts for the children.

Laddsworth supports uMngeni SPCA

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Laddsworth SPCA Donation

Pupils at Laddsworth Primary School in Hilton recently collected dog food to donate to uMngeni SPCA. In total, they collected 200 tins and many bags of food which were handed over at assembly. Pictured here are Umngeni SPCA workers after loading the SPCA bakkie with the Laddsworth donation: Trainee Field Worker Michael Mkhize, and Sandile Thembu, also a Trainee Field Worker in the Community Services Division.

Rethink Rhino art competition

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Laddsworth pupils win R10 000 & support rhinos

LADDSWORTH Primary School pupils (from left) Tian Buis, Nkosana Khumalo and Sonia Naicker with the artwork that won the school R10 000 in the Liberty Midlands Mall's recent "re*think: Save our Rhino" school art competition. These pupils represented the classes, which created the prize-winning work.