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Museum Space: Recollecting the Past for Today
Monday, 02 August 2021
Museum Space: Recollecting the Past for Today
The museum space of the project "Recollecting the Past for Today" is taking shape and - apart from some minor changes still to be made - has been completed.For the school year 2019/2020, 140 German schools abroad were invited by the German Foreign Office and the Central Agency for Schools...
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DHPS Day of Kindness: Supporting Namibian Healthcare Heroes
Wednesday, 07 July 2021
DHPS Day of Kindness: Supporting Namibian Healthcare Heroes
This year's "Day of Kindness" at the Deutsche Höhere Privatschule Windhoek (DHPS) was very special, as the DHPS school community took the time to thank the many health workers in Namibia for their tireless efforts in these challenging times. On 1 July 2021, classes, colleagues and teachers joined forces and...
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Latest Newsletter (July 2021) is out now!
Friday, 02 July 2021
Latest Newsletter (July 2021) is out now!
Dear Learners, Parents, Colleagues and Friends of DHPSPlease find here our DHPS newsletter for June 2021 – we hope you enjoy reading this issue and please stay healthy!
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Crafts & Experiments: Child & Youth Centre holiday programme
Monday, 14 June 2021
Crafts & Experiments: Child & Youth Centre holiday programme
Not only the crafts and experiments in the holiday programme of the DHPS Children & Youth Centre were colourful, but also the diverse workshops and experiments in which the children could try out and gain experience. Whether making paper, jewellery, sewing teddy bears or building birdhouses, the young craftsmen got a varied insight into...
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Grade 9s wanderlust in geography class
Friday, 11 June 2021
Grade 9s wanderlust in geography class
Would you like to go on a journey? You cannot decide where to go? Classes 9b and 9c have designed travel brochures for different EU countries. The learners enthusiastically researched the most popular travel destinations, special attractions of the countries, culinary specialities, currency, etc. Would you like to accompany a T-shirt on a journey around the globe? The...
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Regional Teachers training: Competence-oriented teaching with the help of digital media
Wednesday, 09 June 2021
Regional Teachers training: Competence-oriented teaching with the help of digital media
At the beginning of the May holidays (24.4.-26.4.2021), DHPS teachers had the opportunity to participate in a regional in-service training on the topic of "Competence-oriented teaching with the help of digital media". The online course was conducted within the framework of the digital education fair under the direction of Tanja Mayr and Benjamin Pauluschke. Tanja Mayr...
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Learner competition: World Water Day 2021
Tuesday, 18 May 2021
Learner competition: World Water Day 2021
In March 2021 the City of Windhoek (CoW) ran an awareness campaign to commemorate World Water Day 2021 with the theme “The value of water to the Windhoek Community”. Learners from primary and secondary schools were invited to partake in an essay writing competition. DHPS´s Grade 8d decided to join in on the competition...
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4th annual Basketball Camp successfully held
Wednesday, 05 May 2021
4th annual Basketball Camp successfully held
The DHPS & BAS Basketball camp was held over three days; from 24 to 26 April, 2021.Participants were offered beginner, intermediate and advanced skills training based on their capabilities. This years’ camp had the largest female turnout with almost 50% of the players being girls, which showed the growth in...
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Bilingual and hands-on Maths lessons in Junior Secondary
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Bilingual and hands-on Maths lessons in Junior Secondary
In Maths in Grade 6 we try to give the pupils hands-on, practical tasks that will help them understand deeply the concepts we are covering. Did you ever hear of Cotton Ball Shot Put, Paper Plate Discus, Straw Javelin, Long Jump and High Jump during mathematics lessons? During our Maths Olympics, we were measuring...
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DHPS Netball Team on winning track
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
DHPS Netball Team on winning track
On 19 April 2021, the DHPS Netball U17A team showed off their talents again: Within a friendly game against Windhoek Gymnasium´s U17B team the young sporty talents were thinking fast, showed incredible fitness, defended very well and almost every shot was in. The score of 20 – 13 for the DHPS netball players was well deserved. “We...
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