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DHPS underwater: What a cool extra-mural!
Thursday, 14 October 2021
DHPS underwater: What a cool extra-mural!
The DHPS underwater extra-mural aims to introduce children to underwater sports, improve their water skills and confidence and, above all, to be a fun outdoor activity! In addition to learning how to snorkel properly, children are exposed to underwater hockey, basic freediving skills and they can even try out SCUBA...
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DHPS Internal Reading Competition 2021
Monday, 11 October 2021
DHPS Internal Reading Competition 2021
"Reading is an unlimited adventure of childhood"(Astrid Lindgren)After the DHPS internal reading competition for grades 3 - 6 had to be cancelled last year due to prevailing COVID regulations, we were especially grateful that we were able to offer this event this year. On Thursday 30 September 2021, the selected...
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DHPS learners excel at the Namibian National Swimming Competitions
Tuesday, 05 October 2021
DHPS learners excel at the Namibian National Swimming Competitions
After the Namibian National Short Course Swimming Championships had to be cancelled last year due to the Corona pandemic, they were held again in Swakopmund from 23-26 September 2021.The "Ice Cube" 25m swimming pool with its 10 lanes is the ideal venue for a swimming gala of this size. About...
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Excitement and Fun at the Workshop on Experiential Pedagogy
Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Excitement and Fun at the Workshop on Experiential Pedagogy
From 18 - 19 September 2021, 4 DHPS teachers took part in the experiential education weekend at Krumhuk Farm. The workshop dealt with the topics of “Sports games and instructions". With a very varied and well-structured programme, course leader Ume Goldbeck ensured great enthusiasm and, above all, lots of fun for all participants. With various games, "energisers", "warm...
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Cambridge holiday school @ DHPS
Friday, 24 September 2021
Cambridge holiday school @ DHPS
DHPS Cambridge Educators decided to use the first week of their August holidays to help grade 11 and 12 Cambridge learners under the leadership of the DHPS Cambridge Coordinator, Ms Xenia Pieterse, as they felt that there was a very big need to cover the syllabus. All the educators teaching...
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Latest Newsletter (Sept. 2021) is out now!
Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Latest Newsletter (Sept. 2021) is out now!
Dear Learners, Parents, Colleagues and Friends of DHPSPlease find here our DHPS Newsletter for September 2021 – we hope you enjoy reading this issue and please stay healthy!
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DHPS and Paramount Healthcare Centre honour Namibian Healthcare Heroes
Tuesday, 14 September 2021
DHPS and Paramount Healthcare Centre honour Namibian Healthcare Heroes
The last few months have certainly been among the saddest and most challenging in a long time for Namibia, the Namibia health care fraternity and also the school community of the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS). Many families had to mourn the sad loss of a close relative and hospital...
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Faster, Higher, Stronger: Holiday Olympics at CYC
Friday, 10 September 2021
Faster, Higher, Stronger: Holiday Olympics at CYC
Following the spirit of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the Olympics were held in Windhoek, at the DHPS. The participants of the DHPS Winter Olympics at the Child & Youth Centre put their skills to the test in various disciplines in the categories of time, distance and knowledge. Often the...
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Upcycling in support of the DHPS school community
Tuesday, 07 September 2021
Upcycling in support of the DHPS school community
After the DHPS introduced its new school clothing last year, the previous school clothes were donated as part of various donation campaigns. However, there were also creative ideas that breathed new life into the discarded school shirts and jackets, such as the upcycling project to benefit the DHPS Corona Fund.A...
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DHPS Kindergarten & pre-school: Lantern festival
Tuesday, 24 August 2021
DHPS Kindergarten & pre-school: Lantern festival
Although we couldn´t celebrate our Lantern Festivals in kindergarten & pre-school as usual, our smallest DHPS learners still enjoyed the walk with their self-made lanterns and singing lantern songs.
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