Glenashley Prep celebrate Nelson Mandela
The whole school came together on the field to spend time in prayer and reflection on Nelson Mandela’s life, to pray for his health and comfort and to pay homage to his selfless contribution to South Africa. In keeping with the ideals of Mandela Day, the children of Glenashley Preparatory School joined hands on Thursday 18 July 2013 in recognition of Mr Mandela’s quote, “It is time for new hands to lift the burdens. It is in your hands now.” The children of Glenashley Prep not only celebrated the birthday of Madiba but in line with this powerful quote and their school motto of service and loyalty acted on the idea that each person has the power to change the world. “I am very proud of my pupils”, said Penny Alston, principal of the school.
As a school we have identified that it is not enough to teach children to read, write and count. Education must bring human rights and shared values to life.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at DurbanZone Online Magazine