Entuthukweni primary school is situated in Lamontville. The school is surrounded by informal settlements. Most families in the area live off the government child grant and do not pay school fees. COPT volunteers’ visit the school three times a week offering a program for Grade R’s called Brain Gym. The program has indoor and outdoor activities. The outdoor activities reinforce concepts learnt in the classroom and works on the child’s large motor skills.
The indoor activities aim to teach foundation phase concepts in a fun and interactive manner. Programs teaching Grade ones basic English and Grade two’s basic principles of maths have also been introduced. COPT is setting up an Educational room at Entuthukweni. This room aims to be equipped with suitable furniture and equipment replicating a model classroom. Teachers can schedule time to use the classroom having educational equipment and material to aid with teaching their lessons.