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Cape Town Rocks in Geography!

Cape Town Rocks in Geography!

The Grade 10s and 11s had lots of fun painting their own pebbles for Cape Town Rocks. Cape Town Rocks is a Facebook group started in 2017 with the aim of creating pebble art and spreading magic by placing decorated pebbles around Cape Town, South Africa or anywhere in the world. “The goal is to encourage creativity, outdoorsiness, and community[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Geography, High School
English is important, but Maths is importanter!

English is important, but Maths is importanter!

A great quote: “Mathematics may not teach me how to add love or subtract hate, but it give me hope that every problem has a solution.” Our grade 9’s have almost reached the time where they will go their separate ways and begin Mathematical Literacy or Pure Mathematics. They might not believe the above quote, but rather feel like saying[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 High School, Mathematics
A symphony of experience with the Cape Town Philharmonic orchestra.

A symphony of experience with the Cape Town Philharmonic orchestra.

The Grade 5s were treated to an incredible experience at Fish Hoek High School where they were privileged enough to interact with and listen to the famous, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra.    The learners thoroughly enjoyed the cultural experience while they listened to songs from, “The Lion King”, “Rocky” and “Star Wars.”One lucky learner even got to try their hand[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 6s reach out in the community!

Grade 6s reach out in the community!

This term our grade 6’s have been collecting hygiene items for our outreach program at Living Hope. Our learners were eager to help and couldn’t wait to pack these Care bags. We raced off to be welcomed by the lady we have been working with for years. She greeted us and broke us into 4 groups. The first group would[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
No Edge in Edging Forward into Assessments

No Edge in Edging Forward into Assessments

The grade 7 students have been hard at work preparing for their upcoming final exams. Added to the fact that the exams often contain a little bit more intrinsic pressure and excitement, it is also this grades’ last time writing at Sun Valley Primary School. The students have been put through their paces in the weeks leading up to the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Uncategorized
Grade One’s Become Wetland Warriors.

Grade One’s Become Wetland Warriors.

Recently, our children went to Rondevlei Nature Reserve for their Field trip this term. The children arrived at school very excited and ready to try spot the shy elusive Rondevlei Hippo’s. Once at Rondevlei, they had a quick  fruit snack and were ready to start exploring.     The interactive ladies of Cape for Kids then taught the Grade Ones[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
The End is Nigh…

The End is Nigh…

… but it’s not the end. A new beginning is just around the corner! The Sunbirds are fast approaching the start of their formal schooling and, boy, are they excited! Their bodies are strong, their brains are ready and their hearts are open. There is still much to enjoy in the last few weeks of this term, a fact which[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Save our Seas, Please!

Save our Seas, Please!

The Save Our Seas Foundation has been dedicated to protecting life in our oceans, since 2003. They support passionate and innovative researchers, conservationists and educators around the globe by funding their projects and helping them to tell important scientific and environmental stories. The Grade Two’s spent a fun filled day, learning all about the importance of our Oceans around us.[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
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The Grittiest Grade 3s

“The More You Practice, the better you get! One of South Africa’s most famous golfers, Gary Player once said, “The More You Practice, the better you get!” Well, the Grade 3s are certainly fulfilling every wise word of this statement. It has been such a journey for these young inventors, explorers, travellers and astronauts this year. Just as they have been[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Our Grade Twos have been having a whale of a time, learning about all that dwells beneath the blue. We took a trip last week to the Two Oceans Aquarium, where the children learnt all about the creatures of the deep, and how important it is for us to look after them.     The field trip definitely piqued their[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 2, Primary