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Discover the MPS Difference: Enrolments Open All Year Round

Discover the MPS Difference: Enrolments Open All Year Round

As a parent, securing the best possible education for your child is a priority. The stressful process of registering your child at a government school in South Africa can be daunting, often leaving families feeling anxious and uncertain. This year, the Western Cape...

Remarkable Matric 2023 results – one for the MPS history books

Remarkable Matric 2023 results – one for the MPS history books

Melkbosstrand Private School (MPS) has once again proven its commitment to consistent academic excellence, with remarkable Matric 2023 results. The 2023 group of matric students added to the school’s long standing record of academic excellence and also made school...

Navigating the Storm: Tips for Handling Exam Stress

Navigating the Storm: Tips for Handling Exam Stress

As the academic year is coming to a close and final exams are on the horizon, we thought we’d share some of MPS’ tips for handling exam stress. While exams are an integral part of the educational journey, they can also bring a lot of unnecessary stress and anxiety for...

Let Them Play: The Power of Play-Based Learning

Let Them Play: The Power of Play-Based Learning

At Melkbosstrand Private School we say “Let Them Play!”   Why? ...because at MPS we understand the impact and power of play-based learning in today’s world of education.  In this article we take a look at the innovative concept of play-based learning and the role it...

Grade 1 and 8 School Applications – a nail-biting affair for parents

Grade 1 and 8 School Applications – a nail-biting affair for parents

The process of grade 1 and 8 school allocations is a stressful experience for parents across the country and every year sees parents on the edge of their seats, anxiously awaiting news of their child's school preferred selection and placement. This is a nail-biting...

A rock solid foundation makes for a strong school

A rock solid foundation makes for a strong school

A rock solid foundation makes for a strong school - what is the foundation MPS is built on? What makes us strong and makes us more than just another school?  MPS was founded on Christian principles, hence our motto being Psalm 23 - “The Lord is my Shepherd….”  –...

What does it mean to be an MPS #Changemaker?

What does it mean to be an MPS #Changemaker?

What does it mean to be an MPS #Changemaker? Or rather, what MAKES an MPS #Changemaker?  It’s a question we’ve been asked more than a couple of times, and our #Changemaker story is one we love to share.  So, here goes... Once upon a time there stood a small, yet...

2022 Matric Results: MPS has done it again with 100% matric pass rate!

2022 Matric Results: MPS has done it again with 100% matric pass rate!

The 2022 matric results ‘hit the streets’ recently and once again Melkbosstrand Private School #Changemakers made us proud with a 100% Matric Pass Rate for the 12th consecutive year!  Another feather in our MPS cap is the fact that we are, for the 5th year in a row,...

Looking ahead to 2023 at MPS

Looking ahead to 2023 at MPS

Melkbosstrand Private School #Changemakers look forward to heading boldly into 2023, and as a school, we are looking forward to doing more of what we do best – high touch education based on Christian principles in the best school environment any learner could wish...

MPS 2022 – a Year in Review

MPS 2022 – a Year in Review

The winds of change have blown gales through our school, country and the world over the past few years, and 2022 was no different – for Melkbosstrand Private School’s #ChangeMakers, it was just the start of exciting new things. 2022 was set to be the year where...

Still looking for a school?  Become an MPS #Changemaker in 2023

Still looking for a school? Become an MPS #Changemaker in 2023

Finding the right space for your child for the new school year is a stressful, daunting task for any parent and ending up in the position of not having found a school or perhaps not yet having found the right school at this point in the year is not uncommon - don’t...

Launching into the future with MPS

Launching into the future with MPS

Launching into the future with MPS - we're on the right trajectory!  Embracing the cataclysmic changes in education, re-imagining how we approach education and preparing our learners for their launch into the future There is no doubt that progress and change...

Choosing a school:  Distance & Convenience VS The Best School

Choosing a school: Distance & Convenience VS The Best School

When choosing a school for your child – is the closest school necessarily the best option? Choosing the right school for your child is one of the toughest decisions faced by parents. It’s a decision faced not once, but in most cases around three times in...

“RAISING & RELEASING #CHANGEMAKERS” & HOW MPS WAS RE-IMAGINED

“RAISING & RELEASING #CHANGEMAKERS” & HOW MPS WAS RE-IMAGINED

25 MARCH 2022 The Melkbosstrand Private School (MPS) Brand recently underwent a metamorphosis of sorts – emerging after the process with a brand new look, renewed focus and strength. The Re-imagining of MPS was not an exercise in convoluted marketing jargon to project...

High Touch Education in our High Tech World – The MPS Difference

High Touch Education in our High Tech World – The MPS Difference

25 APRIL 2022 Melkbosstrand Private School is unique and stands out from its counterparts for several reasons – one of these being that we are focused on providing High Touch education in today’s High Tech world. What is High Touch education and why all the recent...

Academic Excellence and what it takes to be one of the best!

Academic Excellence and what it takes to be one of the best!

While boasting is not in our nature at Melkbosstrand Private School (MPS) - our long standing record and solid reputation when it comes to Academic Excellence speaks for itself.  We are extremely proud of our students, staff and all involved who uphold this high...