Cuddly Kittens: 6 months - 1 year
Frances Manuel – at Pixie since 2011. Level 4 certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Frances assists Sharifa in nurturing, stimulating and encouraging each baby to reach their developmental milestones. She has a gentle way of making each one feel secure.
Roxanne Manuel is an enterprising and resourceful Teacher.
She is passionate about children and they love her. She has a beautiful singing voice which can be heard around the school at any given time. She is very welcoming, warm and soft at heart with her Cuddly Kitten group.
Playful Pandas: 1 - 2 years
Olivia Carelse – at Pixie since 2014. Level 4 Certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Olivia, teaching this young group of Nursery children in her soft and gentle manner.. She is a good organiser and team player.
Sarah Ben- at Pixie since 2015.
Sarah is a multi tasker and has a wonderful disposition with the children. She is gentle and caring and provides age appropriate activities.
Shevonne Scholtz - at Pixie since 2019. Level 1 in Early Childhood Development.
Her description: Shevonne is a friendly individual with a bubbly personality. She loves children. She is always open to learning new things. Her approach with the learners is very warm and welcoming, making them feel secure around her.
Busy Butterflies: 2 - 3 years
Shoneez Ganief - at Pixie since 2004
Shoneez is the nucleus around which this class thrives. She is soft natured and loving. Shoneez enjoys assisting the Busy Butterflies to achieve their goals.
Isabel Nel - at Pixie since 2015. Level 5 certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
Isabels quiet yet firm and loving qualities are always evident as she interacts with her children.
Chantel Brown - at Pixie since 2018.
Chantel assists this age group and approaches all tasks in a soft and gentle manner. She is always resourceful offering fun, new activities.
Clever Caterpillars: 3 - 4 years
Shireen Appollis – at Pixie since 2009. Level 4 Certificate in Early Childhood Learning.
With a wealth of knowledge and experience gained, Shireen is the Teacher of the Clever Caterpillar class. She is firm but gentle in her handling of children, patiently taking care to nurture their confidence.
Helen Ntlokwana- at Pixie since 2017. National certificate in Educare.
She has begun IsiXhosa lessons at Pixie for all age groups and handles the children in a soft but engaging manner
Forest Friends: 4 - 5 years
Genevieve Johnson - at Pixie since 2015. N6 certificate in Educare.
Genevieve sets boundaries for the children in her care and offers developmentally appropriate activities.
Shuvone Peters - at Pixie since 2018. Level 4 in Early Childhood Development.
Shuvone is a hard working and dedicated teacher. She always plans fun and educational activities for the children and she actively gets involved with them. Shuvone is obtaining her Higher Certificate in Early Childhood Education at Montessori Centre South Africa.
Lee Ann – at Pixie since 1998. Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE)
We are very fortunate to have Lee-Ann as a qualified Grade R Teacher, who is committed to preparing her children for Grade 1. She is dedicated and passionate, with an aptitude for generating interesting and exciting activities. Lee-Ann is firm but gentle in her handling of children at this busy, challenging age, engaging parents and keeping them informed with regular feedback.
Jessica Fisher – at Pixie since 2012 and currently enrolled at Cape Town College of Education.
Jessica is a talented, muti-tasking and hard working Assistant, who is capable of filling in for any class whenever the need is required. Her firm, loving manner endears her to both children and parents.
Helen Ntlokwana - at Pixie since 2017.National certificate in Educare
AfterCare Teacher. She supervises homework for grades 1 to 4.
Jessica Fisher -at Pixie since 2012.Level 5 in Early Childhood Development
Aftercare assistant teacher. Jessica provides the grade R's from KPS and Pixie with exciting activities in the afternoons
Penny Van Schaik - at Pixie since 2020
Penny works at Steenberg Primary School in the mornings. She runs a literary program for the grade two and three learners. In the afternoons she is our Pixie Aftercare Driver. Penny loves the outdoors and going for walks on the beach. She is warm with a very welcoming approach to the learners and an excellent disciplinarian.
Non Teaching Staff:
Karen Benjamin. - Our cook since January 2019.
"Karen runs the kitchen. She deliciously prepares and runs the early morning breakfast session. She also cooks our lunches for the whole school including aftercare. Karen is warm at heart and gentle yet firm with the children."
Patrick Ndlovu - at Pixie since 2006
Patrick is extremely talented. He keeps our garden beautifully flourishing throughout the seasons. With abundant knowledge and wisdom, he also fixes and builds around the entire school. The children adores Uncle Patrick.