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Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

For our Community Service, the Grade Twos chose to support SANCCOBB, as we were passionate to learn about penguins in Term 1. We did this by raising funds in our Grade to adopt penguins in need. The SANCCOBB penguins have either been abandoned, injured or are very weak. The adoption fee per penguin pays for its food, healthcare and other[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Can you believe that Term Three is already underway? Our Grade 3’s certainly can! This group of legends have wasted no time diving straight back into the fun, laughter, and hard work at SVPS. Our Grade 3’s have been learning so much and have had such an exciting few weeks. To top off a fun week, pronouns have been on the agenda[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

“Grade 7s, you are now parents!” The infamous phrase repeated each year as the teenagers of Sun Valley Primary begins their 2-week journey of parenthood.This year has been unlike any other experience. COVID-19 has put a lot of goals and plans on ice, and many of the events that have the ”usual-feel” have had to be modified to suit the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2020 Digital, Grade 7, Primary
MASKS in Microsoft Access?

MASKS in Microsoft Access?

Databases are widely used throughout the world. Clothing stores have massive databases in which they keep records such as the prices of items and the amount of items in stock. Even schools use a database to keep track of all the learners records including exam results and contact details. This week the Grade 11 CAT students have been learning how to restrict[Read More…]

by September 3, 2020 CAT, High School
“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

Term 3 is underway and the classrooms are once again filled with laughter and learning. The children have quickly adjusted to the “new normal”. They are keen to learn and are filled with enthusiasm, reiterating the fact that children are adaptable and positive little people! This term we follow the theme of Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. The story encourages wonderful[Read More…]

by September 2, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
All good things must come to an end in Consumer Studies.

All good things must come to an end in Consumer Studies.

At the end of August the Grade 12 Consumer class of 2020 performed their last practical with me in the kitchen. This practical is the culmination of weeks worth of work, including market research and concept development.  The girls had to come up with a product that would be suitable to sell at an outdoor movie night held by a[Read More…]

The true meaning of Cost Accounting

The true meaning of Cost Accounting

The Grade 11’s Accounting students recently covered a core section of their curriculum known as Cost Accounting. During the past weeks, they unfolded the mystery of cost in general and particularly when related to a manufacturing business. The production cost per unit being central in any manufacturing concern, it becomes a necessity to clearly understand the production cycle and the[Read More…]

by August 31, 2020 Accounting, High School
Casual dress, serious work in Information Technology!

Casual dress, serious work in Information Technology!

Even though we’re allowed to wear our civvies and have our cell phones in the classroom, we are still serious and focused on our school work. It is Term 3 of 2020 already! Despite the social distancing and safety precautions, the Grade 11s have managed to complete their tasks and have started planning for the Grade 12 Practical Assessment Task[Read More…]

by August 31, 2020 High School, Information Technology
Cubism our chosen ‘ism’ in Grade 11 Visual Art

Cubism our chosen ‘ism’ in Grade 11 Visual Art

The Grade 11 Visual Art group has been exploring the ‘ism’s’ in Visual Art. Many very interesting techniques explored in the process of each artwork. So what is Art and what is an ‘Ism’? Rene Magritte, Mr Magritte I love your ism, but is it Art? I’ll eat your black bowler hat if that is Art? Salvador Dali, I adore[Read More…]

by August 21, 2020 High School, Visual Art
Solar Energy: Geography Grade 11

Solar Energy: Geography Grade 11

The Grade 11 Geography class have been studying Resources and Sustainability.  We looked at conventional methods of generating energy and more recently, uncovered the methods which support Green Energy and ultimately the safer and sustainable methods. Students became quite passionate about adopting a lifestyle which will assist our planet in continuing to support our growing population and need for resources and energy. We looked[Read More…]

by August 21, 2020 Geography, High School