A big thank you to our fabulous maintenance and kitchen staff! The primary school organised a brunch event for our maintenance and kitchen staff as part of an early Mandela Day celebration this morning, taking the opportunity to show heartfelt appreciation of all the hard work that happens around the school every day. Classes all […]
Our word wizards showed their skills during our 9th DSK German Poetry Slam at beginning of June. Both DaM and DaF learners presented their powerful pieces on stage. Many thanks to the jury, the German Department, and of course, all the creative learners. Congratulations to the winners: Klassen 5/6 DaF-Preis: Amkele Buwa & Kamogelo Motlhale (5e) 1. […]
Yesterday the DSK held its first Diversity Day, celebrating Youth Day (16th June, which is in the school holidays). Grade 9 -11 learners spent the day learning about and discussing, “Access to education in South Africa.” We screened the movie SARAFINA! and then in groups engaged in talks with a number of speakers discussing privilege/lack […]
30 Grade 6 learners from the “Studium Universale” course presented their interesting science projects to teachers and learners from Grades 5-8 on Monday. The best projects will be showcased at the ESCOM Science Expo at UCT in August, we wish them the best of luck!
In May, Julie Charalambides, a lecturer at Boston University in London, came to the DSK to speak to class 10b. Julie has taught courses in creative writing, women studies, English literature and film studies. She spoke about Angela Carter and her very alternative way to tell fairy tales in her book The Bloody Chamber. She […]
Our Creative Indaba on 1 September promises to be a great mix of music, art, dance and workshops with our talented learners preparing a varied programme for all to enjoy. Browse through our entrepreneurs’ market and join us for performances, exhibitions and workshops. An inspiring and fun event not to be missed!
Our Grade 11s were swept away to the heights of the Swiss Alps when Swiss best selling author, Arno Camenisch, read from his latest book, “Der letzte Schnee.” (2018) accompanied by Roman Nowka on electric guitar. His strong facial expressions, elaborate gestures and intonation enchanted the audience. The story – about two old friends, Paul […]
Well done to all chess enthusiasts who took on the challenge to compete in the DSK Chess Tournament 2018! On 2 June over 120 players from Cape Town and surrounds came to our school, 50 of who participated in the Junior section. Christian Maier was awarded Best DSK Player in the u12 section and Thatshiso […]