LEGAE ENGLISH MEDIUM SCHOOL

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1st, 2nd & 3rd Terms 
School gates open at 7am and the first lesson starts at 7.30am. At 1:00pm the morning session ends for the Standards 3 to 7. 
Reception, Standard 1 and 2 classes end at 12:30PM. 

No child should be in the School after 4pm 

If students are required to attend in the afternoons and/or they have sporting activities or studying, parents are contacted through a letter which they must sign and return to school, giving permission. 

Before and After School Care Programme 
The school offers a before and after school programme, at a fee, at the following times: 6:30am - 7.00am Every weekday 4.00pm - 5.00pm Every weekday 

Holiday Lessons 
At no extra cost, the School provides additional teaching and coaching in the school holidays for those children who need it. 

If students are required to attend holiday lessons, they will be given a letter which parents must sign and return to school, giving permission. 

 

Date 

Week 

Event 

Time 

Monday 05 September 2022 

1 

Teaching Staff report for duty 

7:00am 

Tuesday 06 September 2022 

1 

Classes Resume: Students expected to be class. 

 

Friday 09 September 2022 

1 

General Assembly 

8.00am 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 13 September 2022 

2 

CPD: Students should be collected before 2:00pm 

 

Friday 16 September 2022 

2 

General Assembly 

8:00am 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 20 September 2022 

3 

CPD: Students should be collected before 2:00pm 

 

Friday 23 September 2022 

3 

General Assembly 

8.00am 

Saturday 24 September 2022 

3 

FAMILY FUN DAY 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 27 September 2022 

4 

CPD: Students should be collected before 2:00pm 

 

Friday 30 September 2022 

4 

Botswana Day 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 04 October 2022 

5 

CPD: Students should be collected before 2:00pm 

 

Friday 07 October 2022 

5 

General Assembly 

8:00am 

 

 

 

 

Monday 10 October to Friday 14 October 2022 

6 

STEM Week 

 

Tuesday 11 October 2022 

6 

CPD: Students should be collected before 2:00pm 

 

Friday 14 October 2022 

6 

General Assembly 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 18 October 2022 

7 

CPD: Students should be collected before 2:00pm 

 

Friday 21 October 2022 

7 

General Assembly 

 

 

   

 

 

 

Monday 24 October to Thursday 27 October 2022 

8 

Cambridge Check Point Examinations 

 

 

Friday 28 to Monday 31 October 2022 

 

8 

Mid Term Break 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 01 November 2022 

 

9 

CPD: Students should be collected before 2:00pm 

 

 

Friday 04 November 

 

9 

General Assembly 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday 07 to Friday 11 November 2022 

 

10 

End-Of-Year Examinations 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 29 November 2022 

11 

Lower School Prize Giving Ceremony 

 

Wednesday 30 November 2022 

11 

Upper School Prize Giving Ceremony 

 

Friday 02 December 2022 

11 

End of Term 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday 4th January 2023 

 

Teacher report for duty 

 

Tuesday 10 January 2023 

 

Standard 1 and New Students Orientation. 

 

Wednesday 11 January 2023 

 

Beginning of Term 1 

 

CELEBRATION 

THEME 

ACTIVITIES AND CIVVIES 

DATE: CELEBRATED AT 

SCHOOL 

International Literacy Day 

 

08 September 

2022 

Transforming Literacy Learning Spaces 

Wear your favorite story book character. Learn about the importance of literacy learning spaces to build resilience and ensure quality, equitable, and inclusive education for 

all. 

Thursday 08 September 

2022 

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month 

 

SEPTEMBER 

Raise awareness throughout the month about childhood cancer. 

Wear Yellow & Gold Ribbon. September is childhood Cancer Awareness Month starting from the 1st to 30th of September, and symbolized by a gold ribbon, worn to commemorate the event. This is an international awareness month to raise support, funding and awareness of childhood cancers and their families. 

Special presentation and students are 

asked to donate to Cancer Association Botswana. 

Friday 16 September 

2022 

International Day of Peace 

 

21 September 

2022 

For International Day of Peace 2022. We all have a role to play in fostering peace 

Wear civvies: 

Learn about peace, what it means and how to live peacefully together. 

Wednesday 21 

September 2022 

Rosh Hashanah 

25 to 27 

September 2022 

Jewish New Year 

Wear Civvies: White 

Learn about the festival, eat apples and honey. 

Monday 26 September 

2022 

Botswana Day 

 

30 September 

2022 

Celebration of Botswana Independence 

Wear Botswana colors. Learn about this day and its historical meaning. 

When Botswana got its Independence. 

 

 

Thursday 29 September 

2021 

Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) 

4-5 October 2022 

The Day of Atonement is the holiest Day of prayer, fasting and repentance. 

Wear civvies- white 

Students are to explore the value of “I’m sorry’’ Make a card or make verbally/written amends with someone that they have hurt /bullied at school. Rosh Hashanah is the start of the 10 days ending in Yom Kipper. 

 

 

4 October 2022) 

World Teacher’s Day 

 

05 October 2022 

Theme: ‘’Leading in crisis reimagining the future’’. Celebrate the profession on a global scale. 

Wear Civvies: 

Create and show appreciation (student made) by giving teachers a heartfelt ‘’thank you’’ card (homemade crafts or drawings). 

Wednesday 05 October 

2022 

Diwali Day 

 

24 October 2022 

Hindu Festival of Light (New Year) 

Wear civvies/Diwali outfits Make candle holders, Diwali 

decorations. 

Monday 24 October 

2022 

Halloween Day 

 

31 October 2022 

International Festival 

Wear /dress up in Halloween attire! 

Learn about this day and its historical 

meaning. 

Monday 31 October 

2022 

Remembrance Day 

 

11 November 

2022 

International Day of Remembrance of those who died in war. 

Wear red /a red poppy: 

Learn about this day and what it means. 

Armistice Day: Observe 2 minutes of 

silence concurrently in classes to remember those lost in the war. 

Friday 11 November 

2022 

Thanksgiving Day 

 

24 November 

2022 

Celebrate the harvest and other blessings of the past. 

Design a thankful turkey craft (student made). Involves everyone counting their blessings/things that 

they are grateful for. 

Friday 25 November 

2022 

Hanukkah 

Jewish Festival of Light 

Make menorahs, play games, eat 

chocolate coins! 

Tuesday 29 November 

2022 

World AIDS Day 

01 December 2022 

Theme: Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS and its treatment and 

prevention. 

Wear Civvies: Red color Wear a Red Ribbon 

Tuesday 01 December 

2022 

Christmas Day 

25 December 2022 

Christian festival celebrating the Birth of Jesus. 

Wear Civvies: Red, White and Green. 

Friday 02 December 

2022 

Please note the times carefully – The rest of the students not taking part in any activity will continue to end per staggered end of school day times. 

DAY 

TIME:1:30PM 2:30PM 

 

TIME:2:30PM-3:30PM 

 

MONDAY 

ACTIVITY 

VENUE 

ACTIVITY 

VENUE 

 

 

Traditional Dance 

Outside Shade area by the field 

 

Traditional Dance 

Outdoor Shade area by 

the field 

 

Chess 

(Lower) 

3 Green 

Chess 

(Upper) 

 

Std 5 Red 

 

Marimba 

(Lower School) 

Hall 

Archery 

Courts