School News

School News2020-12-29T13:58:57+02:00
406, 2021

LifeLine Contact Numbers

By |Jun 4th, 2021|Categories: Assembly, Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

LifeLine Durban exists to facilitate emotional wellness of individuals and communities though skills development and community involvement, responding to many “cries for help” resulting from people dealing with fear, hurt and anger.  Lines operate 24 hours / 7 days per week – feel free to call LifeLine Durban for more information and counselling!  You are not alone! HELPLINES SADAG: Depression & Anxiety 8am - 8pm 0800 212 223 8pm - [...]

106, 2021

Mother’s Day Market : Colours & Florals

By |Jun 1st, 2021|Categories: Causes, Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

High on I, Life Coaching by Irene Munthree – 081 394 2871 www.highoni.co.za, www.facebook.com/HighoniCoaching Holy Family College mothers, aunts, grannies, daughters and friends came dressed in Florals and Colours, the event theme for our Mother’s Day Market on Saturday, 19th May 2021. Guests enjoyed food, a complimentary tea garden, tuck-shop, photo booth, singing and dancing, discount vouchers and an energetic talk by guest speakers Anasia Govender & Irene Muthree, Life [...]

106, 2021

Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

By |Jun 1st, 2021|Categories: Causes, Events, High School, Primary School, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

School Chaplain, Father Callistus, lead the pilgrimage of Holy Family College Grade 7, 10 & 12 learners to Assumption Parish on Monday, 31st May 2021, where the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary was celebrated with strict Covid-19 rules in place.  Staff & learners took the opportunity to wish Father Callistus a happy & blessed Birthday! Luke 1:45: 'Blessed is she who believed that the promise made [...]

3105, 2021

Outdoor Classroom: Grade 6

By |May 31st, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Primary School, Schools Durban, STEAM Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Grade 6 learners constructed a robotic hand for their STEAM lesson on Outdoor Classroom Day, 20th May 2021. During their Natural Science lesson learners conducted an experiment with class teacher, Miss Samuel, by making a filtration system. A decimal fraction relay was played during their Maths lesson. “When teachers take learning outdoors they report some powerful impacts: Children’s behaviour improves, whole classes are excited to learn, [...]

2805, 2021

Outdoor Classroom: Grade 5

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Grade 5 learners took their STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths) lesson outside on Outdoor Classroom Day, 20th May 2021, and made slime! "This was linked to our Natural Science curriculum where we are learning about the properties of materials and processing methods. The Grade 5’s absolutely loved it!!" said teacher, Miss Visser. “When teachers take learning outdoors they report some powerful impacts: Children’s behaviour improves, [...]

2805, 2021

Outdoor Classroom: Grade 4

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Grade 4 teacher, Mrs Naicker, demonstrated how to make a cup of tea during the class instructional writing lesson. This was followed by a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Maths) lesson where learners made marble runs!  The outdoor Maths revision lesson was on length, addition, subtraction, multiplication and bar graphs.  Learners used chalk to work out their sums. For more info on 2022 admissions contact [...]

2805, 2021

Outdoor Classroom Day: Grade 3

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Grade 3’s had fun collecting data to put into a bar graph for Outdoor Classroom Day on Thursday, 20th May 2021. "Learners went out to find which was the most common car colour amongst the cars at Holy Family College. We also practiced cursive handwriting using chalk and writing on the floor to improve letter formation" said teacher Miss Govender.

2805, 2021

Outdoor Classroom: Grade 2

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Grade 2 learners had fun making their own slippers after reading a story titled "Four Feet, Two Sandals" about two girls who shared a pair of slippers.  Learners enjoyed an outdoor lessons on action words, verbs and the properties of 2D shapes followed by a scavenger shape hunt with class teacher, Sister Nondumiso . The topic for their outdoor Religious Education lesson was “Our Daily Bread”. [...]

2805, 2021

Outdoor Classroom: Grade 1

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Grade 1 learners were taught about money and being able to identify notes and coins in the sun during their Outdoor Classroom Day on Thursday, 20th May 2021. They spent the end of the lesson being 'coin detectives' by trying to find the SA coins on a worksheet.

2805, 2021

Outdoor Classroom: Grade R

By |May 28th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Grade R went outside to explore sound, the theme for the week. "We took in all the various noises and chatted about what we had heard. We were so inspired by what we’d discovered, we decided to put pen to paper and sketch the beautiful view and surroundings of our school" said teacher Miss Malherbe. For more info on 2022 Admissions contact (031)205-5083 or email admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.z

2405, 2021

2021 Prefects by Shane Doyle Photography

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Beautiful photo of our 2021 Prefects by Shane Doyle Photography. Late photo orders can be placed directly with Shane. If you have already paid for a class photo and would like to upgrade to the full pack, please make arrangements with Shane to pay the difference.  Payment to be made via EFT and proof of payment emailed to sdoyle@iafrica.com using reference: HFC, child’s grade, name & surname (letter on D6 [...]

2405, 2021

Ascension Day commemorated at Holy Family College

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Assembly, Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban celebrated Ascension Day on Thursday, 18th May, Covid-19 style with a short assembly in the quad lead by Mr Swaminathan.  Primary School learners held an assembly in the school hall. Ascension Day is traditionally celebrated the 40th day after Easter Sunday, that commemorates Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven according to Christian belief. The Ascension is meaningful to Christians as it signifies the end of his work [...]

305, 2021

Farewell Mrs Massey

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Primary School|

Holy Family College sadly said farewell to Primary School Grade 1 teacher and a part of our School Management Team, Mrs Leanne Massey. School Principal, Mrs Ursula Collings, thanked Mrs Massey for her dedication to our school and passion for teaching, her time, talents and energy, and wished her well in her new adventure. We will keep her Mother and family in our prayers.Mrs Massey always went the extra mile [...]

305, 2021

The LEARN Project for World Book Day 2021

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Causes, Events, Grade R, Outreach, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College collaborated with The LEARN Project for World Book Day 2021. This is a non-profit organization that aims to create sustainable libraries in under privileged schools. Learners were asked to donate a book to the Learn Project and in return could come to school dressed as their favorite character. If you would like to assist the Learn Project visit their website www.thelearnproject.co.za   #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool [...]

305, 2021

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

Calling Holy Family College Mothers, Aunts, Grannies and Daughters! Join us for our MOTHER'S DAY MARKET on Saturday, 22nd May 2021 Facebook Event Link:  https://fb.me/e/2cp0cUK83 #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #MothersDay2021 marketing@holyfamilycollege.co.za (031)205-5083  

305, 2021

STEAM Workshop at MANCOSA

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Academics, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban, STEAM Education, Teacher Training|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Primary school teachers recently attended a STEAM workshop at MANCOSA. They were guided on how to integrate STEAM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) into the curriculum and found inspiration on how to create creative spaces at school for the learners. The workshop ended with teachers having to build a robot that moved. They had lots of fun and the winning team was Mrs Jele and Miss Govender. For [...]

305, 2021

Freedom Day at HFC

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

To celebrate Freedom Day, the Grade R’s created their own South African flag using recycled bottle lids. First they sorted the lids according to colour and then matched the correct lid with the corresponding colour on the cardboard template. This was such a fun lesson - incorporating maths, creative arts, environmental skills as well as learning about our beautiful country and it’s vibrant cultures! admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za (031)205-5083

305, 2021

K.F.Y. Club Goju Karate at HFC

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Extra-Murals, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban, Sports|Tags: , , , , , |

  CARING - BALANCE - CONFIDENCE - FOCUS Members of JAPANESE KARATE FEDERATION & GOJU RYU - USA Instructors: TIMMY SINGH (6th Dan Black Belt, BA Hons. Psychology + 45 years experience) & SCOTT DUBOCK (5th Dan Black Belt + 30 years experience) WHITE - YELLOW: R850.00 per term + R150.00 Annual Fee ORANGE - BROWN: R900 per term + R150 Annual Fee Fees in cash (not negotiable) by the [...]

305, 2021

The Reach For A Dream Foundation Slipper Day

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

We are excited to announce that Holy Family College Durban will be supporting The Reach For A Dream Foundation Slipper Day on the 7th May 2021, fulfilling the dreams of children faced with life-threatening illnesses.  Please support this worthy cause. We request that you donate any slippers or shoes your child has outgrown for the underprivileged. Please note learners taking public transport to arrive and leave wearing school shoes and [...]

305, 2021

Welcome Father Callistus as School Chaplain

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Grade R, High School, Primary School, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

We at Holy Family College are delighted to welcome Father Callistus as our School Chaplain.  May Father Callistus experience abundance through the prayers of his heart and in all things may he have a spirit of gratitude and joy We look forward to our weekly Friday Chapel Mass celebrations, retreats and community engagement as we fulfill our Holy Family College Motto: "Quid Retribuam" meaning "what shall I render my God [...]

305, 2021

Extra-murals ARE BACK!!!

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Extra-Murals, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

On the sports field at Holy Family College Durban. Extra-murals ARE BACK!!! Bootcamp, Cross Country, Soccer, Netball, Basketball, Golf and more .... For more info on 2022 Admissions contact admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za (031)205-5083

305, 2021

HFC learner takes part in Kwa-Zulu Natal Athletics Championships

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Events, High School, Schools Durban, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , |

During the Easter Holidays Holy Family College Grade 11 learner, Ethan Firmin, took part in the Kwa-Zulu Natal Athletics Championships. Ethan recently made the decision to give up Club football and pursue Athletics. Due to COVID Ethan was only able to begin training with his team in October 2020. Ethan runs for Aspire Athletic Academy under Coach Lux Gordon. After only 6 months of training Ethan ran in the KZNA [...]

305, 2021

Staff Pascal Meal 2021

By |May 3rd, 2021|Categories: Events, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Staff gathered together on Monday, 12th April 2021, around the table of the Lord to celebrate a simple Christian meal of Passover and Resurrection. As a community we prayed, sang and read Scripture. The offering ended with a simple meal of Lamb, bread and Grape juice. Deputy Head, Mr Sutherland, took the part of a Father and Principal, Mrs Collings, initiated the meal with the lighting of [...]

1604, 2021

Term 2 Primary School Assembly

By |Apr 16th, 2021|Categories: Assembly, Events, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our Primary School Term 2 Opening Assembly was held this morning in the school quad. Learners were reminded about social distancing/Covid-19 Protocol and were excited to hear about the commencement of extra-mural activities . For more info on 2022 Admissions contact (031)205-5083 or email admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #Term2 #GradeR #PrimarySchool #SchoolLife #Covid19 #Lockdown2021 #WearYourMask

1604, 2021

Term 1 Closing Assembly – Enactment of The Last Supper

By |Apr 16th, 2021|Categories: Events, High School, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban closing assembly for Term 1 was centered on the Last Supper. An enactment was done by our Grade 10 class, coached by Miss Ramen. It was a beautiful depiction of how Jesus Christ wants us to live ... to love each other in the same way that He loves us. Please contact (031)205-5083 or email admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za for more info on 2022 Admissions #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CatholicSchool [...]

1604, 2021

Junior Primary Easter Bonnet Competition & Prize Giving

By |Apr 16th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Grade R, Primary School, Prize Giving, Religious Education, Schools Durban|

Junior Primary learners had an Easter Bonnet Competition yesterday, Thursday 25th March 2021!! Our excited participants paraded for everyone to see and winners were chosen for the best bonnet. An Easter egg hunt was held, but before our young learners could get an egg, they had to search for the hidden answer to their sum.Prize Giving was held and, after a short assembly, certificates were handed out to the learners. [...]

1504, 2021

146th Birthday Mass

By |Apr 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College's 146th Birthday Mass on Thursday, 18th March 2021, was held on the school field to allow for social distancing. Mass was attended by Cardinal Wilfrid Napier, Father Zibonele Ngubane, the Holy Family Sisters, Mr Lionel Samuel of the Catholic Schools Office and limited invited guests due to Covid-19 Regulations. Our theme this year "A Treasure Beyond Compare" admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083 #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #CoEdSchool #GradeR [...]

1504, 2021

Introducing STEAM Education at HFC

By |Apr 15th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban, STEAM Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban is trending, with the introduction of STEAM Education and taking learning to the next level, enabling our children through a well-rounded learning philosophy, which encourages creativity and innovation.  We are happy to say that our entire campus is networked as a LAN system. In the Primary School we are in the process of establishing of our STEAM LAB. Our High School learners in Grade 8 [...]

1504, 2021

Primary School Stations of the Cross

By |Apr 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, Primary School, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our Primary School had their Stations of the Cross on Friday, 12th March 2021. This is the perfect way of meditating on the final moments of Jesus' life. admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083 #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #SchoolLife #StationsOfTheCross #Covid19 #Lockdown2021

1504, 2021

Primary School Reptile Visit

By |Apr 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Junior Primary Learners were treated with an amazing traveling reptile show by Reptile Party Time - where parties come alive . The colourful non venomous snakes, gentle pythons, lizards & creepy crawlies captivated the minds and imaginations of our young learners as they become part of an exciting hands-on experience with animals so many instinctively regard with fear! The highlight of the morning was the huge tarantula spider and the [...]

1504, 2021

Enviro Club Beach Clean-up

By |Apr 15th, 2021|Categories: Enviro Club, Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Enviro Club learners, along with Principal Mrs Collings and Teacher Miss Govender, embarked on a beach clean-up on Friday, the 5th of March 2021.  Learners were educated on the severe impact of plastic in our oceans which are affecting millions of marine species globally.  Each learner made an attempt to do their part in protecting our environment and ecosystems!  Well done to the Enviro Club! admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

3103, 2021

High School celebrate Stations of the Cross

By |Mar 31st, 2021|Categories: Events, Religious Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"Every Friday during Lent Matric learners do the Stations of the Cross with a selected Grade in our school. They have planned a deep, thought-provoking response to each Way of the Cross that Jesus faced on His journey to Golgotha (the place of the skull). Learners are invited to interact with each station. For example, in Station 2, to contemplate the cross by writing their own worries and the problems [...]

1503, 2021

Admissions Open 2022

By |Mar 15th, 2021|Categories: Principals Message|Tags: |

Holy Family College, Independent Co-Educational Catholic School in Glenmore, Durban, turns 146 this year.  This milestone will be celebrated by our school community throughout the year. Our theme for 2021 is:  “A treasure beyond compare” Matthew 13:44 At the beginning of 2021, we started our celebration year with our traditional bell ringing ceremony, to welcome all our new learners into the family. Over the years our school has become the [...]

An Education At Holy Family College Is Rooted In Solid Ground!

Contact Us Below & We Will Be In Touch Regarding Your Child’s Admission To Our School.

Thank you for your message. It has been sent and we will be in touch soon. .
There was an error trying to send your message. Please try again later.
Go to Top