How to choose your school

I belong to the Facebook community group “People who live in Midrand” and occasionally see someone asking for recommendations as to the best school for their child. The result is that someone or other recommends just about every school in the area. So, really, the question was a waste…

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Gallagher School just bought a new bus

A couple of years back, when we were really struggling, we bought a second hand bus to help those parents with transport problems. It was more trouble than it was worth! This year, thanks largely to the Department of Education grants, we’ve been able to buy a brand new Iveco…

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The magic pyramid of numbers

I was blown away when I came across the magic pyramid. I don’t know who discovered it, but here it is – I simply had to sit and figure out why it worked, and it turned out to rely on the fact that 9 times any of the…

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