Tuesday, April 23, 2013

World Book Day

World Book Day is an internationally recognized event that celebrates books and a love for reading. 

The South African theme for 2013: In books I find …. identifies with the significant meaning and value a book holds and can be achieved with books and the power of reading. Empowerment, knowledge, choices, adventure, inspiration, imagination; are just some of the things one can find in books. What do you find?

World Book Day
Visit the library today and choose 2 books that you can keep for 14 days

Monday, April 22, 2013

Famous and award-winning Cinematographer to visit Sagewood School

The English department has a privilege of hosting the award-winning cinematographer of our times, Mr Lance Gewer.

Lance is an internationally recognized award winning cinematographer who works on feature films, documentaries, commercials, and drama, on film and digital platforms for cinema and television. During the 25 years he has been shooting, Lance has also written produced and directed productions and has a solid understanding of all spheres of the mediums.

He directed photography on Tsotsi (winner of the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film in 2006), Beat the Drum (27 International awards), Jozi and Spud. The cover and feature article in American Cinematographer (March 2006) and Kodak’s In Camera (April 2006) were dedicated to Lance’s work. 

The event will take place on Wednesday 24th April from 9-12h30.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013


This is our school blog. This is where you will find out more about what the learners have been doing in terms of their curriculum as well as other events in the school community as a whole.You will be able to navigate to all subject areas and a wide array of resources available for your academic needs.

Generally the blog posts will be written by the teachers, the learners or by myself. The blog will contain a mixture of learner’s work, updates about what we are doing and contributions by the learners.

For more information on Sagewood School visit our website on www.sagewood.co.za

April Prompt (100 Word Challenge)

Here is this week's prompt:

MarcusOnTheMoon Week#26
You have just 100 words. Don’t forget to really think about the vocabulary you are using. We want lots of creative pieces of writing. 
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