Shireen & Antonie: Owners
Shireen & Antonie Botha are passionate about providing a safe and loving environment for children giving parents the peace of mind that their children are happy after school hours. Both are qualified Theologians with Shireen specializing in children and youth and Antonie gifted in teaching music. Married since 2013 they value adventure, reliability and living God's love daily as a couple and individually.
Antonie manages the transport of our learners from Sunningdale Primary school to the Aftercare as well as offering daily drum and guitar lessons to the budding musicians attending the Aftercare.
Shireen focusses on the overall management of the Aftercare including admin, schedules, communication and staff relations. She believes that by motivating and inspiring staff members effectively, they will in turn do the same for each and every learner they work with daily. She loves seeing people develop holistically and reaching their potential through effective motivation and love. She also supports learners that need extra assistance and/or attention where necessary.
Both Antonie and Shireen believe that children should be assisted to develop not only academically but socially and emotionally as well.
Angelique: Senior Assistant
Angelique Venter is originally from Gauteng and relocated to Cape Town with her husband in 2016 shortly before starting to work at Safely Anchored in February 2016. She is passionate about children and their well-being. She strives to assist learners to reach their full potential and discover their own passions. Her main focus is the daily general management of learners, Holiday Clubs and our Tuck shop while assisting with reading and Homework where necessary.
Abigale Hendricks started working at Safely Anchored in January 2016 and currently focuses on the academic needs of our Junior learners. She loves working with children, singing, cooking and learning new things. She is a friendly, hard working young lady who strives to become a better person every day.
Candice relocated from Johannesburg in 2016, with her husband and son. Candice is busy completing her teaching degree and aims to eventually be a primary school teacher. She has a wealth of childcare experience, is passionate about moulding young minds and assisting learners to be all they can be. Candice currently focusses on the academic needs of our Junior learners.
Mandy is originally from the countryside and moved to Cape town 10 years ago. Married since 2014 and finally pursuing her dream of working with children, after working in a corporate environment for many years. She hopes to qualify as a teacher soon. She is an avid reader, who is also passionate about cooking, baking, interior decorating and event planning. She currently focusses on the academic needs of the Senior learners at Aftercare daily.