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Painting like the impressionists

Painting like the impressionists

Grade 10 Visual Arts are embracing the impressionist style with ‘plein air’ paintings. Light and photography played a significant role in the creation of impressionist paintings . Grade 10’s ink observational drawings of trees shows interesting techniques and expression.

by February 21, 2019 High School, Visual Art
Successful monologues in Afrikaans.

Successful monologues in Afrikaans.

Riemvasmaak is a beautiful Afrikaans poem by Willie Adams that tells the story of a group of people who were forcibly removed from their land by the Apartheid government in 1975.  Even though the story of the people of Riemvasmaak started sadly, it has a happy ending as this community was one of the first to be relocated and today they[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Afrikaans, High School
Informal Trading Investigation

Informal Trading Investigation

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and Informal Trading constitute the heart of the economic prospect of most countries. In those countries, they play an important economic and social role by means of their input to the creation of wealth and jobs (Hallberg, 2000). South Africa is not immune to these realities given they represent 34% of the GDP (The Banking Association[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Accounting, High School
The shape of you….Grade 9 Natural Sciences

The shape of you….Grade 9 Natural Sciences

How does my body work? Have you ever read those books? The Grade 9s hadn’t either so we went about trying to understand how this body of ours, in the most simplistic way, works to keep us alive. Each group was assigned a system within the body to research and then present to the class in an interactive and informative[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 High School, Natural Science
A Night (Day) at the Museum!

A Night (Day) at the Museum!

The Grade 3 Scientists went on an exciting adventure to the fascinating Iziko South African Museum! They met their informative and helpful tour guides who showed them around the 200 year old museum! The Grade 3s  were enthralled by the Discovery Room.  Here they were able to feel all the different skeletons; looked at the preserved animals displayed across the[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Happy “Valentime’s” Day!

Happy “Valentime’s” Day!

Last Thursday our little Sunbirds arrived at school sporting some fabulous Valentine’s Day gear. There was great excitement in the air! Some children shyly presented flowers, cards and chocolates to their friends and teachers. It was a wonderful start to the day, made sweeter by those delighted faces wishing their teachers and friends a happy “Valentime’s” day! The focus of[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Valley Boys and Girls ROCK in Knysna

Valley Boys and Girls ROCK in Knysna

Last weekend, the Sun Valley U13A Boys and Girls Waterpolo Teams set off to Knysna to take part in the annual Oakhill Chukka Festival. Many Old Boys and Old Girls say that to this day, the Chukka Tour to Knysna remains their FAVOURITE. This tour was like no other – full of fun, laughter, team bonding and of course, incredible[Read More…]

by February 19, 2019 Sport
Sun Valley Tennis in GREAT Hands

Sun Valley Tennis in GREAT Hands

Sun Valley Tennis has seemingly jumped a level in 2019. From the numbers attending practices, to the coaching level and finally, very impressive results. A lot of this excitement and improvement is due to our new partners in Tennis – EDGE TENNIS ACADEMY. One of our new, top coaches is Kazeem Rasaki. Born and raised in Nigeria, his love for tennis[Read More…]

by February 17, 2019 Sport
A ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at Grade 4

A ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at Grade 4

The Grade 4 passage and classrooms were busy on Tuesday night, 12 February. The first ever Portfolio Evening kicked off with a bang. Parents came in to view their children’s best work, they were allowed to write a little note, and even give a sticker. As parents paged through their children’s books, there was much excitement and interest. It was[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
LOAD-SHEDDING? Not in Grade 6.

LOAD-SHEDDING? Not in Grade 6.

The Grade 6s have undertaken the study of electricity in Thematics Studies. They have learnt all about what electricity is, what an atom looks like, the three main rules of electricity and so many more FUN and exciting tasks! With our  communities facing load-shedding, the Grade 6s knowledge about the current crisis should be  keeping them well aware and informed. Our informative clips,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 6, Primary