About the Principal
Our Principal, Mrs T.Hautmann, has been at Da Silva Academy Primary School since May 2013. She started working in the 3-4 year old class and worked her way up. In 2014 and 2015 she taught in the Grade R class. In 2016 Mrs Hautmann moved up to the Intermediate phase where she taught Grade 4 and Grade 5 Natural Science,English Home Language and Afrikaans. In 2017 Mrs Hautmann taught Grade 4- 7 Social Science. In 2018 Mrs Hautmann moved to the office where she did all the admin and familiarized herself with the school management.She taught Grade 7 EMS from 2018.
In 2019 Mrs Hautmann became Principal of Da Silva Academy.
She grew up in Rustenburg and attended Sellypark Secondary School. Her favourite subject was Afrikaans.
Her favorite subject to teach is English Home Language and EMS.
She grew up enjoying a good, healthy lifestyle. In primary school she played hockey and did swimming.
Mrs Hautmann has a Bachelor of Education Intermediate and Senior phase qualification which she obtained from UNISA. She is also a qualified swimming instructor.
Mrs Hautmann is a positive, hard-working woman with a big heart for teaching and for her family. She is a positive leader and always strives to do her best at Da Silva Academy.
She firmly believes that children will be the ones to change the world, because they are loving, joyful and forgiving. According to her, if everyone could go through life with childhood wonder and optimism, the world would be a better place.
We are grateful to have Mrs Hautmann as our Head and we know that she will continue giving her best throughout the years.