On Monday 2nd March, the children, staff and parents welcomed Her Excellency Ms. Priscilla Jana, South African Ambassador to
First class welcomed Ambassador Jana with some of the Zulu phrases they had learned and displayed their art project on Bantu symbols from rural
Later, the Ambassador sat down to lunch with the children on the School Council while the older classes and their parents assembled upstairs. In her address the Ambassador spoke about the importance of valuing diversity. She also spoke briefly about the dark days of apartheid in
The visit came about following an invitation from the school’s Board of Management. The Ambassador’s life story is a fascinating one. She was a leading human rights lawyer in the South African court system, and represented Nelson Mandela during his imprisonment. Ms Jana was also elected to parliament for the ANC party. She was
The blue, red, black, white, yellow and green of the South African flag will fly outside the school for the rest of the week, in honour of the Ambassador’s visit.