OVC end of year celebrations.

03 Dec

Our OVC support group and their leaders had a fun packed outing and Christmas party on 2 December. They were bussed to Boulders beach where they met the penguins and frolicked in the waves. Then it was home again for a surprise Christmas Party in the Westlake Commando Hall. Santa shoe boxes were handed to […]

Emmanuel Educare Christmas Party 2019

03 Dec

Emmanuel Educare Christmas Party was held on Friday 29 November and the children had an enjoyable time. Hazel and her team of teachers outside themselves by filling 177 Santa Shoeboxes and the children were overjoyed! There was a special lunch party with games in the garden. Lots of smiling faces all around!

Home Based Card Annual Christmas Party 2019

03 Dec

The Annual Christmas Party for the Home Based Care CDL support group took place in the Westlake Commando Hall on 27 November. The clients from Westlake, Dreyersdal and Musgrave Park were treated to a 3 course meal and really enjoyed themselves as they sang and danced. Emotional tributes were made to Sister Beatrice who announced […]

Youth Day event at Community Hall

23 Jun

A wonderful youth day event was held in the Westlake community center on Friday 21 June (school holidays). Various organizations showcased their activities and youth from Chrysalis Academy performed some amazing dances on the stage. The hall was packed. Soup, rolls and oranges were handed out to everyone. SANPARKS youth were there, and City of […]

Visit from GiltEdge Africa Travel

03 May

Staff from GiltEdge Africa Travel visited Emmanuel Educare on 2 May 2019.  The pre-school was very grateful to receive a generous donation of stationery, including pens, paper and electronic calculators.  Our visitors later shared a number of photographs that they took during the visit (see below).  Needless to say, the staff and learners are delighted […]

2018 Emmanuel Educare Nativity Plays

26 Nov

Two Nativity Plays were held in the Westlake Community Hall on Saturday 24 November.  The first play, at 12h00, featured the 3 younger classes under the direction of Zondrea September.  The later show, at 14h30, featured the 2 Grade R classes and one of the Pre-Grade R classes directed by Hazel Albertus. Both shows went […]

Annual General Meeting

26 Nov
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The Annual general meeting of the Westlake United Church Trust was held at 10h00 on Saturday 24 November 2018 in the Westlake Community Hall. This well attended event reflected the diversity of the community and showcased some of the talents that we have in our midst. After opening prayers in a variety of languages, Mr […]

2018 Grade R Awards Ceremony

09 Nov
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The Grade R Awards ceremony, on Thursday 8 November, was held in the Community Hall and was well attended by parents and guardians. We were very blessed to have a team from Radiant Law assisting us.  They provided a fantastic spread of food for all to enjoy after the event.  Many thanks to Serena Wallace-Turner […]


03 Sep

A wonderful opportunity is available for all Westlake matriculants – if you have  completed grade 12, please drop off your CV, copy of ID, tax number and 3 months bank statement at our reception. 45 positions are available, starting 1st October 2018, through an Employment Agency. Experience is not required. Punctual, well spoken, reliable, honest, hard […]

Woman’s Day at Westlake United.

10 Aug

A wonderful woman’s day lunch was held in the hall on Wednesday 8 August for our staff. The women looked beautiful in their cultural clothes and there was entertainment by the various departments. Everyone enjoyed the special event which was organized by our amazing Veloshni who went out of her way to make sure everyone […]