On the last day of school for 2022, Thursday, 24 November, we bid an emotional ๐—™๐—”๐—ฅ๐—˜๐—ช๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—Ÿ to our wonderful Grade 4s. As a final goodbye, a guard of honour was formed for the Grade 4s by the Grade 1, 2 and 3 Read More

Inter-districts Gala

Several of our Union Preparatory School, Graaff-Reinet swimmers competed in the ๐—œ๐—ก๐—ง๐—˜๐—ฅ-๐——๐—œ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—–๐—ง๐—ฆ ๐—š๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—” held on Tuesday, 1 November, where the top swimmers in the Karoo, Albany and Amathola districts gather annually to test their mettle in the water. ๐˜ž๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ Read More

Carols by Candelight returns to rekindle the magic of Christmas

What a wonderful start to the festive season! On Thursday evening, 17 November, Union Preparatory School, Graaff-Reinet was aglow during its annual ๐—–๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—Ÿ๐—ฆ ๐—•๐—ฌ ๐—–๐—”๐—ก๐——๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐—Ÿ๐—œ๐—š๐—›๐—ง event. ๐™๐™๐™š ๐™จ๐™˜๐™๐™ค๐™ค๐™กโ€™๐™จ ๐™™๐™ค๐™ข๐™š ๐™ฌ๐™–๐™จ ๐™Ÿ๐™ช๐™จ๐™ฉ ๐™ค๐™ค๐™ฏ๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™œ ๐˜พ๐™๐™ง๐™ž๐™จ๐™ฉ๐™ข๐™–๐™จ ๐™จ๐™ฅ๐™ž๐™ง๐™ž๐™ฉ, as the learners took to the stage to Read More

Tennis – doubles duo

๐—–๐—ข๐—ก๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—จ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—ง๐—œ๐—ข๐—ก๐—ฆ to doubles pairings ๐—”๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฎ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด and ๐—ง๐—ฎ๐˜†๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ฏ๐˜€ and ๐—ฅ๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—–๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜ and ๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜€๐—ผ๐—ป who were crowned as Union Preparatory School, Graaff-Reinetโ€™s u/10 Tennis Doubles’ Champions! The finals were held earlier this week, and saw Harry and Ryan battling it out Read More


This past Saturday, 5 November, Union Preparatory School, Graaff-Reinetโ€™s ๐—จ/๐Ÿต๐—” ๐—–๐—ฅ๐—œ๐—–๐—ž๐—˜๐—ง side played a 30-over match against Graeme College. Although there was some uncertainty about whether the game will continue or not as rainclouds were threatening overhead for most of the morning, Read More

Interhouse Quiz

This past Friday morning, October 28, our Grade 4 general knowledge boffins represented their respective Houses in Union Preparatory School, Graaff-Reinetโ€™s annual Interhouse Quiz. While ๐——๐—”๐—Ÿ๐—ฌ ๐—›๐—ข๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—˜ was represented by Rhyno Homveld, Nieke van Jaarsveld, Adam Clark and Kari Stern; Gia Scheepers, Read More