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WE TEACH OVERCOMING

There is plenty of wrong when you suffer from a disability, which is why at The Ethembeni School, we forget about what is wrong, focus on what is right and develop a strategy for individual students to learn and accomplish greatness.

Some may feel that this is impossible, but with consistency and a little bit of patience, the most amazing things are possible.

Just ask the staff of The Ethembeni School, who are witness to this every single day.

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  • A big shout to say thank you to @nhlanhlanyathikazifoundation19 for providing some of our learners with brand spanking new school shoes! What a treat and we are truly grateful. Sometimes people don’t realize how an act like this can help. Incredible ✨
  • Yesterday we said Goodbye to our awesome, most lovely Miss Amber. We will miss you so much @ambs_keating. You have brought such sunshine in our lives with your ever smiley face and most positive personality in general, we have loved you dearly for that...
Now, you have to go share your sunshine with others elsewhere. We only wish you the best in your new journey...
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See you later alligator 😉👍🤗🤗🤗♥️♥️
  • We're so grateful that Curro Heritage House Primary School donated these awesome books from their library, for our growing library😊🤗🤗🤗... Its going to be such a pleasure reading them and bettering our reading skills and general and subject knowledge. 😁😁📖📖📖📖📖📚📚📚📚📚
  • Wow, where do we even begin? Today we bid farewell to talented Finn, our volunteer from Germany🇩🇪 Finn, you have really embraced everything here at our school and community for almost two years! Your carpentry skills you passed on to the children will always be treasured and used. Thank you and siyabonga, untill we meet again.
  • “To cherish something is to care for it deeply, to treasure it, like the way you cherish the time you spend with a favorite person you don't see often. The verb cherish is related to words that mean “costly” and “beloved.”
We are so proud of our little bookworm here and her beautiful reading 🤗💛
Also, to our @comradesmarathon runners, cherish these last 30 odd days until the marathon - one month to go! 🇿🇦🤸🏼‍♂️✨ We back you all.
  • Hippo Therapy is just wonderful + the highlight to some of our special children’s week. 
Not only does is make us very happy + more responsive to intervention + therapy, but it targets the core muscles for improved posture + control. This helps with a number of things such as strength for sitting/ standing better, supporting our diaphragm + lungs for supported airflow for speech + sensory stimulation for proprioception (getting feedback from the muscles and senses). Overall it’s just darn fantastic. 
PS: Happy Friyay 🤸🏼‍♂️
  • as we bid Summer and all the hot days farewell, don’t forget to still stay hydrated, especially all those @comradesmarathon runners who are training.
  • In collaboration with Moses Mabhida Stadium, Achilles South Africa are hosting a fundraising event in support of our school and Achilles SA.
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