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Principal Thoughts

“Principal Thoughts” is hosted by the founder and principal of Shelanti Private School Deirdre Kempen.We would love to hear from ...
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Physical and Motor Development – School Readiness

In this article we will be exploring the importance of Physical and Motor Development for school readiness.Physical development is the ...
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Language Development – School Readiness

Language DevelopmentParents often struggle with the question of when their child is school-ready. In my experience of many years of ...
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DEIRDRE LETTER TO PUPILS

This week I want to dedicate my letter to all the learners of Shelanti Private School. The teachers of Shelanti ...
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A letter from the Principal

Have you ever thought who you would take with if you, should you be stranded on a deserted island? You ...
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Humanity vs Adversity

Who would’ve thought when we started 2020, that we would face one of the biggest health crises the world has ...
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The 4 C’s: 21st Century Education

The year is 2019. Technology is ever-evolving. Every day, new job titles and positions are being created. It is for ...
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Social Skills – Kindness

Recap from our last article: There are 7 basic important social skills for kids to master: Using mannersMaking eye contactSharingRespecting ...
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Social Skills For Children

Good social skills enable children to enjoy better peer and adult relationships. Some studies have even found that children with ...
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Empathy

What is Empathy? Empathy is the awareness of the feelings and emotions of other people. It is a key element ...
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