NEWS LETTER 4 October 2019


Our Archery Team went to Witbank to shoot in the Nationals and many of them also shot in the Inter Provincials. Once again, our team is to be complimented on their excellent behaviour. Well done!

The Limpopo Development Team (8 of whom are our learners) placed 2nd and the Waterberg Academy Team placed 4th in the 3D shoot.

Ruan Leonard shot very well, placing 1st Grade 5; 2nd 3D Primary; 3rd Bullseye Primary; and 2nd Overall Primary. Well done, Ruan!

Here Ruan Leonard sports his impressive array of medals.

Find The Secret Spot

Mohau Mokoena in Grade 00 guessed closest to the secret spot on Max the Rhino, winning R200 for his efforts. Congratulations, Mohau.

Horse Riding

Lyandi van der Merwe was very busy for 5 days during the September break riding in the South African Championships. Her results were:

On her horse Carel Hancke Limpopo

Dressage Prelim Test 1                             20th

Dressage Prelim Test 2                             14th

Equitation Intermediate 80 cm               10th

Accumulator 90 cm Jumping                     2nd

Competition 90 cm Jumping                      7th

Working Hunter 80 cm                                6th


On ZicZag

Accumulator 80 cm Jumping                     4th  

Dressage Novice Test 1                               7th

Dressage Novice Test 2                               7th


Lyandi displays the rosettes she won at the Nationals. As a result of her hard work and entirely on her own, Lyandi brought Waterberg Academy into 4th position among the schools.

We are very proud of you, Lyandi.

Visual Arts

These Grade 5’s are busy printing “Animal Migration” from string blocks and lino ink.

Mayoral Visit

Mayor Marlene Vermaak and a covey of councillors descended on the Academy this morning to encourage our Matrics for their forthcoming examinations. Here their programme director does the introductions.

Mark Godfrey