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1811, 2021

Sarah Firmin SPAR Star Winner!!!

By |Nov 18th, 2021|Categories: Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Congratulations to Grade 6 learner, Sarah Firmin, who won the Primary School November SPAR Star Voucher! This competition features in the Berea Mail. Proud of you! 😁 Sarah is pictured with Principal, Mrs Collings, teacher Miss Samuel and Primary School HOD Mrs Naicker #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #SPARstar #BereaMailadmissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

1111, 2021

Junior Primary Spelling B

By |Nov 11th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Junior Primary School learners enjoyed the annual Spelling Bee held on Wednesday, 27th October 2021, held in the school hall.  #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #SpellingBee2021 admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083  

1111, 2021

Grade R and 1 learners visit Mini Town

By |Nov 11th, 2021|Categories: Excursion, Grade R, Primary School|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

SCHOOL OUTING: Our Grade R and 1 learners enjoyed an exciting morning at Durban's Mini-Town. For more info on 2022 admissions contact admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za

1111, 2021

Grade 7 Farewell & Breakfast

By |Nov 11th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College held a special Farewell Mass for our Grade 7's celebrated by Fr Callistus on Friday 5th November 2021, wishing our learners well as they end this chapter of their lives. The service was followed by an enjoyable morning out on the field with a light breakfast. #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #Grade7Farewell #OnwardsAndUpwards admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

1011, 2021

Grade R get into the spirit of the season

By |Nov 10th, 2021|Categories: Grade R, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College’s Grade R classroom had a festive feel getting into the spirit of the season with trees, angels, stars and music, exploring lines, patterns, 3D shapes and working on their fine motor skills.  REGISTER FOR OUR 2022/2022 INFORMATION EVE FOR PROSPECTIVE NEW ADMISSIONS ON 17 NOV 2021 @ 17:30 https://forms.gle/YW4eoFBrpj7BBmvA8 #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #AdmissionsOpen #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban

911, 2021

Primary School Colour Run

By |Nov 9th, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

HFC Colour Run, Term 3 2021 #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #ColourRun2021admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

211, 2021

South African Olympic Swimmer, Emma Chelius, visits Holy Family College

By |Nov 2nd, 2021|Categories: Causes, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban staff and learners were privilaged to hear & be inspired by the incredible journey of South African Olympic Swimmer, Emma Chelius - Swimmer at a whole school assembly.admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083#HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #EmmaChelius #OlympicSwimmer #OlympicGames #MotivationalSpeaker

211, 2021

Grade 7 Market Day

By |Nov 2nd, 2021|Categories: Causes, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family Grade 7 learners enjoyed their Market Day on Friday, 29th October 2021.  The wind did not deter the learners from selling their treats and enjoying this outdoor event! #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #MarketDay2021 admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

211, 2021

Holy Family College’s Wayside Shrine

By |Nov 2nd, 2021|Categories: Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College started the first phase of building a Wayside Shrine which is to be located at a spot at the entrance of the school. This project was collectively designed by teacher, Mr Andrew Sutherland, and our Grade 12 EGD learners. Principal, Mrs Ursula Collings, envisioned the concept which is still a work in process. The next phase will involve erecting the roof and installing Iighting. It is hoped [...]

2810, 2021

Primary School Term 3 Prizegiving (Sunflower Day)

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

Learners wore TOPES in support of #CelebrateHope on Sunflower Day #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #Prizegiving #SunflowerDay2021admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

2810, 2021

Familiarisation tour at Cato Ridge Golf Club

By |Oct 28th, 2021|Categories: Extra-Murals, High School, Schools Durban, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

HFC Golfing Academy: Familiarisation tour at Cato Ridge Golf Club with coach Antony Steyn. #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #HighSchool #ExtraMurals #HFCGolfingAcademy admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

2810, 2021

3rd Term Karate Prize Giving

By |Oct 28th, 2021|Categories: Extra-Murals, Grade R, Karate, Primary School|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

K.F.Y. Club Goju Karate: "Well done to Karatekas who passed their gradings in Term 3. Parents support and persistence always helps bring out the best in their children. Winners don't quit and quitters don't win." Members of JAPANESE KARATE FEDERATION & GOJU RYU - USAKarate develops caring, balance, confidence and focus. Instructors: TIMMY SINGH (6th Dan Black Belt, BA Hons. Psychology + 45 years’ experience) & SCOTT DUBOCK (5th Dan [...]

2810, 2021

Dancing Kids

By |Oct 28th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|

Dancing Kids: Dance is the hidden language of the soul. It enables you to find yourself and lose yourself at the same time. Dance develops discipline, social interactions, self-expression, rhythm and muscle tone.MODERN DANCE: Modern dance is a beautiful way of expressing yourself through dance. The techniques used are still very well structured but it allows us to be move more freely and capture our own dance talent then most [...]

2810, 2021

Senior Primary Spelling Bee 2021

By |Oct 28th, 2021|Categories: Events, Principals Message, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Senior Primary School learners were challenged with tough words and were encouraged to show sportsmanship at the annual Spelling Bee held in the school hall on Wednesday, 27th October 2021. #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #SpellingBee2021 admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

2810, 2021

Feast day of the Exaltation of the Cross

By |Oct 28th, 2021|Categories: Causes, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Religious Education: Holy Family College Durban Grade 10 Religion class prepared for the Feast day of the Exhaltation of the Cross in September. Learners decorated the cross with fresh flowers and prayers, and carried to the quad . This bears witness that we at Holy Family honour and love the Lord our God for His merciful love and for bearing our sins on the cross. During this season we give [...]

1009, 2021

Holy Family College Coding Protégé

By |Sep 10th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Coding, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

“Holy Family College Durban Grade 6 learner, Sarah Firmin, is a natural when it comes to computers and coding, fueled by her hunger and thirst to learn and improve”, says her Computer Literacy Teacher, Mr Masikati. She has the passion and confidence to try out new things and solve coding problems. Sarah is one of the many learners at Holy Family College who has taken up Scratch Coding and is [...]

1009, 2021

Care of the Earth

By |Sep 10th, 2021|Categories: High School, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Religious Education: Holy Family College Durban Grade 10 Religious Education class have set aside the month of September to reflect on and evaluate our progress in respecting and nurturing Mother Earth. Learners chose their personal area of concern for the Earth and worked on a poster/brochure educating people about warning signs & solutions. They wrote a pledge to be more caring and proactive and got friends to sign and join [...]

809, 2021

SPAR Star Pupil

By |Sep 8th, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Spar 2nd Quarterly Winners - Berea Mail Francine Nzombo - Holy Family College Durban All winners receive a R300 Spar Gift Voucher and go through to the finals in December. The final year winners will be announced in your local newspaper in December. #ProudlyHFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #SparStarPupil #BereaMail admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

209, 2021

SPRING is in the air at HFC

By |Sep 2nd, 2021|Categories: Causes, Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

SPRING is in the air at Holy Family College Durban. Grade 8 learner, Nathan Kisonga, and Grade 9 learner, Nobuhle Mhlanga, were voted Mr & Miss Spring 2021. Spring is always an interesting time. There’s an excitement in the air. As the weather warms and the flowers start to bloom, so too does our outlook on life. The newness of the growth season births with it a sense of possibility. [...]

2108, 2021

HFC Olympic Games 2021

By |Aug 21st, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Primary School learners and teachers enjoyed the Olympic Games featuring events such as the sack race, egg and spoon race, a scooter race, relays and much more.  Each Grade represented a different Country.  What a beautiful day for outdoor activities.  

2108, 2021

Winter Warmer Drive

By |Aug 21st, 2021|Categories: Causes, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College dropped off Winter warmth food at the Missionaries of Charity community in August. It was much appreciated by the Sisters and the vulnerable community they feed and care for. We remain in their prayers and we love and honour these beautiful women of God. Thank you for your generous support, Holy Family in these very trying times. May your hands be always open to the will of [...]

2108, 2021

Wheelchair Donation

By |Aug 21st, 2021|Categories: Causes, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban would sincerely like to thank The sweethearts Foundation for the donation of a much need wheelchair to our school. A big thank you to our Receptionist, Mrs Sancia Samuel, for driving this outreach initiative. Keep those Tops and Tagz coming!! #HFC#HolyFamilyCollege#IndependentSchool#CoEdSchool#CatholicSchool#ReligiousSchool#GradeR#PrimarySchool#HighSchool#SchoolLife#SchoolsDurban#Outreach#TheSweetheartsFoundation#TopsandTagz admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

2108, 2021

House Captains 2021

By |Aug 21st, 2021|Categories: Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Introducing our 2021 House Captains - CONGRATULATIONS GERARD: Captain Izazi Daki, Vice Captain Junior Mayekiso CELELIA: Captain Thabo Khanyile, Vice Captain Ralph Muswere DONAT: Captain Aphiwe Manyaku, Vice Captain Agnes Lusinga #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #HouseCaptains2021 admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

1208, 2021

Grade 1 Star Pupil

By |Aug 12th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Grade 1 learner, Mvelo Cebekhulu, has been selected as a Star Pupil for his outstanding improvement in both Maths and English due to his hard work and dedication. Well done Mvelo! #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #StarPupil

1208, 2021

HFC teachers receive Covid-19 vaccine

By |Aug 12th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

HFC teachers receive their Covid-19 vaccine #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #Lockdown2021 #Vaccine2021

1208, 2021

HFC Music Academy’s Debbie Mari

By |Aug 12th, 2021|Categories: Extra-Murals, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Enquire about our Music Academy TODAY and learn to play a wide variety of musical.  Sign up on our Google Forms registration page for your convenience using this link https://tinyurl.com/ukusaHFCterm3. Once proof of payment has been received, our Music teachers will contact you directly and your child may join the music class immediately. For further info or questions regarding your child’s music journey please contact Debbie Mari: 0846143353 or email [...]

1208, 2021

Karate at HFC

By |Aug 12th, 2021|Categories: Extra-Murals, Karate, Primary School, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

"HFC karatekas rock! Hardworking kids, supportive school, awesome parents have made this possible. Our karatekas have learnt many different things: exercise, good eating habits, punches, blocks, kicks, movement. They are becoming more focused and confident. Students will continue to train in term 3 before their very first grading (test). Looking forward to Term 3 with HFC" ~ Instructors Timmy Singh (6th Dan Black Belt, BA Hons. Psychology & 45 years [...]

508, 2021

Holy Family College Durban Matric Dance 2021

By |Aug 5th, 2021|Categories: Events, High School, Matric Dance, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Matric Dance 2021 held on Friday, 25th June, was simply stunning! The theme for this year’s exciting event was “Dripping in Luxury”. Our learners looked amazingly beautiful. They were unrecognizable. A BIG THANK YOU to all who attended and those who assisted. A special thanks to Mrs Sophie Singh and Miss Tiah Raman for ALL your leadership in organizing this auspicious occasion. #ProudlyHFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool [...]

508, 2021

HFC has Talent

By |Aug 5th, 2021|Categories: Events, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Primary School held it's first HFC has Talent on Friday, 25th June! Learners showcased their amazing talent in dancing, singing, rapping, poetry, playing musical instruments and rhythmic gym!!! #ProudlyHFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #PrimarySchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #HFChasTalent2021 admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

508, 2021

Primary School Term 2 Prizegiving

By |Aug 5th, 2021|Categories: Academics, Assembly, Events, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban, Sports|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Primary School held their Term 2 Prize Giving on Thursday, 24 June. Learners received awards for academics, sport and art and culture. #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #GradeR #PrimarySchool #PrizeGiving #Covid19 #Lockdown2021 #WearYourMask #SafetyFirst admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

308, 2021

Tops & Tagz excitement at HFC

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

Holy Family College Durban Grade 1 learner, Connor Ross, took great delight depositing his very large collection of bread tags into the Tops & Tagz collection box this morning, accompanied by teacher, Miss Spalding. Mrs Samuel presented Connor with a medal for his awesome effort supporting this worthy cause. #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #Outreach #TheSweetheartsFoundation #TopsandTags For more info contact www.sweetheartsfoundation.org

308, 2021

Swelihle Sibaya impresses at Speech and Drama Festival

By |Aug 3rd, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban, Speech and Drama|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Grade 6 learner, Swelihle Sibaya, gave the adjudicators a fascinating insight into South Africa's weak economy at the recent Speech & Drama Festival at Holy Family College Durban. Well done Swelihle!   #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #HighSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #SpeechandDramaFestival2021 admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

308, 2021

Speech and Drama Festival

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

The Speech and Drama Association performs a vital role in today’s society. As a non-profit organisation based in KwaZulu-Natal, they foster and add the all-important skills of imagination, confidence and communication to a child’s education portfolio.   A well-rounded individual is not just one that can perform on the sports field, but is someone who can confidently hold the attention of an audience. What is today a school stage, may [...]

308, 2021

“Mighty Men” Father’s Day Celebration

By |Aug 3rd, 2021|Categories: Assembly, Causes, Grade R, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban celebrated our "Mighty Men", our male staff, on Friday 18th June 2021 ahead of Father's Day! WATCH VIDEO #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #SchoolLife #SchoolsDurban #FathersDay2021 admissions@holyfamilycollege.co.za | (031)205-5083

2106, 2021

Hooked on Books

By |Jun 21st, 2021|Categories: Academics, Events, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College Durban Primary School learners enjoyed a production by touring Educational Theatre Company, Hooked on Books, on Monday, 21st June 2021.   The Hooked on Books team dramatise book-trailers from children’s books, providing a visual, dramatic preview of the book similar to that of a movie trailer.  By leaving the story at a nail-biting cliff-hanger learners are enticed to make a beeline for the library to find out [...]

2106, 2021

Primary School Dancing Kids

By |Jun 21st, 2021|Categories: Dancing Kids, Extra-Murals, Grade R, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our lovely Primary School Dancing Kids #HFC #HolyFamilyCollege #IndependentSchool #CoEdSchool #CatholicSchool #ReligiousSchool #GradeR #PrimarySchool #DancingKids #TheBalletLadyFor more info contact Jenna on 079 434 5105 or request a form from Reception.

2106, 2021

Closing Mass – Term 2, 2021

By |Jun 21st, 2021|Categories: Assembly, Events, High School, Primary School, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Holy Family College's Closing Mass was held on Friday, 18th June 2021, led by Father Callistus and attended by Grade 5 to 8 only, due to social distancing. The theme selected for our morning outdoor Mass was "Jesus, light of the world". In times of darkness, we choose to turn to this light.   Thank you to Sister Nondumiso for the hymns, Mrs Gounden for preparing the readers and our [...]

2106, 2021

Celebrating Francine’s Confirmation

By |Jun 21st, 2021|Categories: Assembly, Events, High School, Prize Giving, Religious Education, Schools Durban|Tags: , , , , , , , |

At Holy Family College Durban we acknowledge the commitment of our learners. We are very proud that Grade 12 learner, Francine Nzombo, managed to make her Confirmation during this difficult time of Covid-19. She stepped up and answered " Yes " to this essential Sacrament and accepted the 7 gits of the Holy Spirit that this brings. Francine received a certificate, a chocolate and a special badge from our school [...]

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 [...]

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