NEWS 2016

Holiday Safe Zone

 

Amazing team effort from the Active Education Coaches, keeping young lives safe & active during the school holidays.

We had a wonderful opportunity to be on SABC3's #Funatix show not only once but twice! 

Watch this space to see the dates & times that the episodes will be aired!

We were in Seshego on the 06/12/2016 for the Playing Field Handover and Builders Cup Finals! @supersportletsplay Builders Fan

 

Standard Bank Festive Fair - 26/11/2016

 

We had a wonderful opportunity to assist & provide entertainment at the Standard Bank Festive Fair. As "Santa's Helpers" we provided child minders, fun games such as pin the nose on the reindeer, snowball toss & build a snowman... just to name a few... and creative arts & crafts amongsnt other activities. So much fun was had by all! Thank you 24 Carrots for this opportunity again.

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Spotted at the the Zoleka Mandela Foundation Safety Empowerment program representatives from DBE and Active Education

 

 

 

Let's Play Physical Education Challenge FINALS 2016

Well done to the 9 Schools that competed in the Let's Play Physical Education Challenge FINALS on the 8th November 2016! Congratulations to Rosendal Intermediate School for being the Big winners!
A huge thank you to everyone who made this day possible & for making a difference in the lives of children.

The Schools that took part:
Northern Cape - Rosendal Intermediate School
Eastern Cape - Lettie De Klerk Primere Skool
Western Cape - Victoria Park Primary School
Free State - Leeuwspruit Primary School
Gauteng - Bryandale Primary School
North West - Laerskool Generaal Hendrick Schoeman
Limpopo - Jane Furse Comprehensive School
Mpumalanga - Khombindlela Primary School
KZN - Gokul Primary School

2nd November 2016 Car Seat Donations

 

31/10/2016

For #TransportMonth we refurbished the Junior Traffic Control Centre (JTCC) in Northmead with Regent #RegentScholarPatrol #educationmeanseverything

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29/10/2016

Marondabuli Community Event with Europcar

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29/10/2016

Mini Cricket at Bedfordview Primary School with St. Benedicts

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The Builders Cup first week of Matches proved to be very exciting & closely contested. Well done to all! @buildersfan

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#TransportMonth2016

 
 

Thank you to the teachers from Funindlela Primary School for sending in their scores daily in the Steers Skills Challenge. They were rewarded with a lunch from Steers Crossing. A Big Thank you to Steers Crossing & looking forward to seeing other schools rewarded!

Let's Play Physed Challenge Free State Semi Finals - 21/10/2016

Well done to Nelson Mandela Primary School & Leeuwspruit Primary School in the Free State Semi Finals on Friday 21 October 2016. Both schools received a score of 70! Based of Individual times the winner is Leeuwspruit Primary School!
Congratulations to all of the Semi Finalists & a big thank you to everyone who made all of this possible.
#physedchallenge2016

 

Multipurpose Sports Court Handover - 21/10/2016

Stretford Primary School

   

 

Imperial 1000th School Celebration - 21/10/2016

#TransportMonth #SafeScholars Imperial Road Safety

  

Standard Bank Annual Family Day - 15/10/2016

 

We had a wonderful opportunity to assist & provide entertainment at the Annual Standard Bank Family Day. The theme was Vintage Circus! We provided child minders, fun games, creative arts & crafts and face painting amongsnt other activities. So much fun was had by all! Thank you 24 Carrots for this opportunity again.

For more photo's go and visit our Facebook Page!

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Car Seats For Kids Campaign - 2016

 
 

Below are the Shopping Centres & Dates! We hope to see you there!

Times are from 07h30 - 16h30:

  • East Rand Mall: Monday, 10 October

  • Hillcrest Boulevard: Tuesday, 11 October

  • Hillfox Mall: Wednesday, 12 October

  • Kolonnade Retail Park – Pretoria North: Thursday, 13 October

  • Central Square at Menlyn Maine: Friday, 14 October

  • Cradlestone Mall: Monday, 17 October

  • East Rand Mall: Tuesday, 18 October

  • Broad Acres Mall: Wednesday, 19 October

  • Nelspruit Crossing: Thursday, 20 October

  • Central Square at Menlyn Maine: Friday, 21 October

St. Dominic's Annual Camp Out - 07/10/2016

 

On Friday night (07/10/2016) St. Dominic's had their Annual Camp Out. For the first time ever we set up a Bicycle trail around the school! All the learners had a great time from the starting point to the end, once they were done they made their way to the Activities area. The Bicycle trail was lit up with Glow Sticks leading to different stations on the trail that our coaches had set up for the learners to complete before moving on!

Go to our Facebook Page to have a look at the Photo's!

World Rhino Day - 22 September 2016 #turnyourbackonpoachers

 

On #worldrhinoday 2016 Active Education is "Turning Their Backs On Poachers" to show our support in the fight against poaching & to Save Our Rhinos! We hope that this will show that only society can truly police themselves. 20,000 learners took part & "Turned their backs on poachers" #turnyourbackonpoachers

Enjoy your new car Kefi! Sagewood School Strijdom Park Volkswagen

 

Maria Montessori Annual Sports Day - 17 September 2016

        

KwaZulu-Natal Semi Finals

 

16 September 2016! Well done to Gokul Primary School for coming in 1st place with 64 learners through! Qhubimfundo Primary School got 63 learners through. #physedchallenge2016

Limpopo Semi Finals

 

And the second Semi Finals have come and gone! On the 9th September 2016 it was the Limpopo Semi Finals. There was so much excited at the two schools competing! Well done to Jane Furse Comprehensive School who took 1st Place with 62 learners through! Northview Christian Academy got 56 learners through. #physedchallenge2016

Let's Play Physed Challenge Reaches New Milestone

 

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Mpumalanga Semi Finals 2016

 

Can't believe it's already time for the Let's Play Physical Education Challenge Semi Finals! Mpumalanga kicked off the Semi's on the 6th September 2016 with Kgantsho Primary School & Khombindlela Primary School.
Well done to Khombindlela Primary School for taking 1st place with 62 learners through! #physedchallenge2016

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Inspiration

 

During the Let's Play Challenge this young man Darliboy from Phakama Primary School inspired us all. Despite his disability he not only showed us his incredible skill level but also his positive attitude & incredible out look on life. Thank you to Let's Play for the recognition given to Darliboy. #physedchallenge2016

#aeolympicchallenge

 

And the winner of the ‪#‎aeolympicchallenge‬ is........... Colin Mann Primary School with Kenya getting 13 medals. Well done! Watch this space to see their prize!

Let's Play Challenge 500th School - 22/08/2016

 

Well done to The Let's Play Physical Education Challenge for reaching its 500th School today! (22/08/2016). #physedchallenge2016

Bonitas Family Walk - 20/08/2016

 

Thank You to all the Schools that came with their families on Saturday for the #bonitasfamilywalk 

Congratulations to Discovery Primary School for winning one of the competitions of the day! Watch this space to see what they Won!

Go and visit Bonitas for more Competitions!

Parent24 Interview 12/08/2016

 

Tebogo & Bongie had a live interview with Parent24 at News24 Studio in Cape Town on Friday 12/08/2016. They met the team and taught them the Road Safety dance. Go see the interview on our Facebook Page!

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Olympics Rio 2016

 

The Active Education Olympics initiative has been received with amazing support and excitement at the following schools to date St. Dominic's and St. Benedicts! Each school was given a scroll from the last school as well as have chosen a country and will be following and supporting them! Watch this space for more schools soon.... ‪#‎2016Olympics‬ #aeolympicchallenge 

The rest of the schools have been visited by Ed who handed over their scrolls and they have chosen their countries!

The Schools and Countries are : St. Benedict's - South Africa, St. Dominic's - Ethiopia, Colin Mann Primary School - Kenya, Craighall Primary School - Egypt, Bryandale Primary School - Nigeria, Sharonlea Primary School - Algeria, Sagewood - Zimbabwe & British International - Angola.

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Sports Field Handover

 

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Let’s Play Playing Field Handover at Inkatha-ka-Zulu Primary School

Nelson Mandela Day 2016

 

On the 18th July for Mandela Day #67minutes Imperial built a new Junior Traffic Centre at Pitseng Primary School. To see more pictures go to Imperial Road Safety

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St.Benedicts Junior Preparatory's Sports Day

 

What a Fun Day Saturday (23/07/2016) was! It was St.Benedicts Junior Preparatory's Sports Day. The boys had a great time with the "Mini Olympics". The day started out with St.Benedict's Pipe Band leading the March. The activities throughout the day included sprints & high jump. A great way to finish off was to have Moms, Dads & siblings races and of course Ed surprised the kids by coming and handing out the medals & trophies. Well done to Mazenod for winning the Spirit Trophy!    

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WINNERS Of The SAMCA National Championships 2016!

 

St. Dominic's philosophy of a "positive attitude determines your altitude" came true on Saturday night with St. Dominic's winning the SAMCA National Championships 2016! An amazing effort by all. A big thank you to all of the supporters!

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There was an incredible Flag March of 500 Drummies at the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday 5th July along with #1Mfootprints Youth Ambassador Monique Theron Speaking to everyone.

There were even some activities going on for the little ones.

First Aid Training 2016

 

Invictus Sixes

 

The Invictus Sixes U/13 tournament took place on the 22nd June 2016! Well done to Laerskool Rynfield who won it this year,Tom Newby placed second and Farrarmere Primary placed 3rd. Well done to all the schools that took part!

Well done to all the teams who participated in the Active Education Invictus U/11 Sixes Tournament on the 23rd June 2016. The winners were Laerskool Lynnwood 2, second place Farrarmere Primary and in third place Laerskool Lynnwood 1!

Athletics Training - 2016

 

Our Coaches doing their athletics training on Saturday 2nd July 2016 with Roger Haitengi

Cross Country at British International Preparatory School

 

Zwartkops Raceway Supertrax Day - 12/06/2016.

 

We had a great day spreading Road Safety Awareness at Zwartkops Supertrax Day! A BIG thank you to Zwartkops Raceway. ‪#‎buckleupbongie‬‪#‎zwartkopsraceway‬ Imperial Road Safety

Eastland Show & Shine - 28 May 2016

 

Bongie spreading Road Safety Awareness to very proud owners of vintage cars at Eastrand Show & Shine

St. Dominic's Annual PTP Fun Day - 27 May 2016

 

Well done to the Drum Majorettes for giving us a beautiful show at St. Dominic's Annual PTP Fun Day. There were tons of activities including 3 legged soccer, go carting & Tic Tac Toe!

Brake & Tyre Watch Springs - 25 & 26 May 2016

 

Our team in conjunction with Imperial Road Safety at Brake & Tyre Watch Springs Theory & Practical Day

Mother's Day Giveaway Competition 2016

 

CONGRATULATIONS to Sylvia Glade for winning the Mother's Day Giveaway!

Thank You to Enchanted Living for the Beautiful Gift!

Physed Day Competition

 

And the winner for the Physed Day Competition is..... Fadheelah H Rahmtoola! Congratulations!

Physed Day 10 May 2016

 

Thank you to all the Schools that participated in Physed Day!

Winners Of Physical Education Month April/May 2016

 

Most active School during Physical Education Month April 2016 winners Langalibalele Dube Primary School! Watch this space for their Lets Play Day! ‪#‎anythingactiveminute‬

Physical Education Month April/May 2016

 

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Imperial Road Safety Awareness at uShaka Marine World, Umhlanga Pier & Ballito Lifestyle Centre – 21,22,23 March 2016

 

A big Thank You to uShaka Marine World for having us on the 21st March 2016 and supporting Road Safety Awareness with Bongie and Imperial Road Safety.

Bongie was out and about for Road Safety Awareness in conjunction with Imperial Road Safety over looking the stunning Umhlanga Pier on Tuesday 22nd March 2016. Thank You to everyone who made it possible!

Thank You very much to a windy Ballito for a warm welcome at the Lifestyle Centre on the 23rd March 2016. We had a great day with Bongie and Imperial Road Safety spreading Road Safety Awareness to all.

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Brake & Tyre Watch – 16/03/2016

 

We took part in Fleetwatch Magazine’s Brake & Tyre Watch event in conjunction with Imperial Road Safety in Estcourt. The Brake & Tyre Watch addresses un-roadworthy trucks and heavy commercial vehicles by checking brakes, tyres and other parts that may have an impact on the safety of the vehicle.

Head Coaches Weekend – March 2016

 

Once again we had our head coaches weekend at the beautiful WagonDrift Game Lodge. There were team building exercises as well as some fun with paintballs. A big thank you Sid Webster an Educational Kinesiologist who came out to WagonDrift and spent the day with us. Well done to Kefiloe for recieving the Head Coaches award for the first term!

   

Hyundai Rock The Run – 03/06/2016

 

What a rocking day Sunday was! We were at the Hyundai Rock The Run with Imperial Road Safety. Bongi the Road Safety Mascot came out for the day and interacted with the runners and children and even got on stage with one of the live bands. Mi Casa, 2nd life & Prime Circle put on a great show and everyone had an awesome day.

   

St Dominic’s Mix & Mingle – 27/02/2016

 

St. Dominics School For Girls in Boksburg had their Mix & Mingle on Saturday Night (27/02/2016). It was a fun filled evening full of activities for the kiddies while their parents mixed & mingled. Ed the red crocodile even came to surprise the kids and mingled with the parents. The St Dom’s Drum Majorettes ended off the evening with a beautiful show.

Active Education Foundation Parties

 

On Saturday 20th February Active Education Foundation had their first party for 2016! An Ice Cream themed Party! What more could a child want? Ice cream of course! (from mm Moments Ice Cream Parlour), swimming, delicious ice cream cone cup cakes, fun and games, all at a beautiful party venue, Trees Eco Fun Park!

Thank you to all our sponsors and birthday Angels for making this a very special day!

Let’s Play Physical Education Challenge Reaches New Milestone

 

Everyone knows that Physed is for everyone and involves 100% of the learners, well so too is the challenge: today at Motlotlo Primary School our first visually impaired learner completed the challenge. He managed through with the help of the coaches to participate along with his peers. Motlotlo Primary School is situated in Vereeniging and achieved a score of 58 which is better than most schools, out of 79 schools that have competed they are 33rd! Congratulations again to Pule Mogodi and Motlotlo Primary School! ‪#‎physedchallenge2016

Valentine's Weekend 2016

 

What a fun filled weekend! On Friday 12th Feb we were at St. Dominic’s Valentine’s Day. There were tons of activities and even the Nae Nae dance! On Saturday 13th Feb we were at the St. Benedict’s Mini Cricket and there was a surprise visit from our Active Ed guys handing out chocolates to all the woman there for Valentine’s Day.

Active Education’s Head Coaches Reach New Milestones!

 

A big thank you to VW Strijdom Park for helping Active Education’s Head Coaches reach new milestones!

Let’s Play Challenge Official Court Handover & Launch of the 2016 Challenge

 

The winners of the 2015 Let’s Play Physical Education Challenge Riverview Primary in Worcester officially received their prize on Friday 29/01/2016. Even the heat didn’t stop the Riverview participants from kick starting the 2016 Physed Challenge!   #physedchallenge2016