Levers Gears and Axles

In the past two weeks our grade 4 and 5 class has been learning about Levers, and then Gears and Axles. By using Lego Education kits they get a hands on knowledge of how they work and why they are a necessary component to simple and complex machines. Have a look at some of our [...]

April 18th, 2016|programme|

Thank you, Oxford University Press

One of the biggest challenges we face at Lesedi Outreach is the language barrier.  The language of instruction (being English) is in most cases not the children's mother language, which presents a number of challenges while teaching. We acknowledge that all students have different strengths and we work together as a team to achieve the [...]

August 22nd, 2012|programme|

Engineering our own bridges

After a long relaxing break away from Lesedi Outreach, Term 3 resumes and learning begins once more. Saturday 28 July being our first lesson back since the five week holiday, we decided to do something fun yet educational with the children to avoid becoming too monotonous. Learning about bridges was the name of the game.  [...]

July 30th, 2012|programme|

Learning About Volcanoes

Earlier this year, the Lesedi Outreach team decided to dedicate two weeks to learning about volcanoes.  Starting with a theory crash course, we took the kids on a visual journey of how volcanoes work and the vital role that they play in sustaining life on earth. To assist with this understanding, we then [...]

July 25th, 2012|programme|

First students

Lesedi Saturday School was founded in 2010, and took a couple of years to gain momentum. Here are some of our students from 2012. They are all grown up now. Some of them are seniors, some have matriculated and some have moved elsewhere.

April 16th, 2012|programme|