Articles by: Brad Keller

Grade Seven Leaders in Training selected

Grade Seven Leaders in Training selected

After working with the prefects of 2016 and continuing their roles this year,The Grade 7’s of 2017 have been very impressive. The 48 Leaders in Training were selected on Friday afternoon after weeks of discussion and voting between senior staff members. What a difficult job it was to select 48 leaders who have shone out over the past 6 months.[Read More…]

by April 23, 2017 Grade 7
Cracking Champions Shield ’17

Cracking Champions Shield ’17

On Friday and Saturday, Sun Valley hosted the 4th Annual Champions Shield event. We were blessed with beautiful, hot sunny days which added to the spectacular vibe. Delicious coffee, yummy food and superb sport were available for the large crowd attending the event. On Friday, the Champions Shield SOCCER section began with 2 pools of 4 teams going head to[Read More…]

by April 23, 2017 Sport
1st XI Hockey Family excel on Tour to Knysna

1st XI Hockey Family excel on Tour to Knysna

During the holidays, the 1st XI Hockey Team set off to Knysna to compete in the annual Knysna Hockey Festival. Over the past few years, both the kids, coaches and players alike have formed a wonderful family bond – they play for one another and will give 200% to each and every encounter. The boys looked incredibly smart in their[Read More…]

by April 20, 2017 Sport
What a Hockey Tour: The Girls of 2017 set records!

What a Hockey Tour: The Girls of 2017 set records!

It’s always a thrill for a young hockey player to put on their first team kit, pack their brand new kit bag and set off on the road to the annual Knysna Hockey Festival. This year was no exception! The long drive-up flew by as the girls sang along to their favourite songs, chirping away and just enjoying one another company.[Read More…]

by March 22, 2017 Sport
Grade Sevens ROCK High Africa Camp Site

Grade Sevens ROCK High Africa Camp Site

This past week, the Sun Valley Grade Seven students set off to Worcester for their camp at the beautiful High Africa Camp Site. Over the past few years, the Grade Seven has been talked up to be the very best camp during their primary school years. Of course, this meant that the excitement as well as the expectations were sky[Read More…]

by March 8, 2017 Grade 7, Uncategorized
Terrific Tennis Tour 2017

Terrific Tennis Tour 2017

Last weekend, the Sun Valley U13 A, B,C and D Tennis Team Traveled to Knysna for a a Tennis Tour.  After a very early start and an exciting drive to Knysna, the team wasted no time getting ready and setting off for their first fixture. The tour was about challenging ourselves against some top, privately coached tennis players from the[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 Sport
Outstanding ORATORS!

Outstanding ORATORS!

The annual Orators Performances have become a real tradition at Sun Valley Primary. The kids have delivered yet another spectacular serving of our favourite topics. A hint of Kenn Nesbitt here, a dash of Roald Dahl there, and a very “ Punny” yet serious performance that had all four adjudicators (teachers) rolling with laughter. Looking back at all the brilliant[Read More…]

by February 22, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
Sun Valley host 2nd annual U11 Waterpolo Festivals

Sun Valley host 2nd annual U11 Waterpolo Festivals

On Friday and Saturday, Sun Valley hosted the annual U11 Waterpolo Festival. The sport staff and coaches spent many hours planning and preparing for the event. The long hours were well worth it as the festival was high temp and produced top quality waterpolo across the board. The Girls festival took place on the Friday. The Sun Valley U10A’s and[Read More…]

by February 21, 2017 Sport, Uncategorized
Valley FIRE on all cylinders at Oakhill Chukka Festival

Valley FIRE on all cylinders at Oakhill Chukka Festival

Over the weekend, the Sun Valley U13A Boys and Girls attended the annual Oakhill Chukka Festival which takes place in the Knysna Waterfront Harbour. It was a spectacular experience from start to finish. Thank you to the amazing organisors from Oakhill. Thank you, too, to the quite incredible coaches who made the tour and overwhelming success both in the “pool”[Read More…]

by February 15, 2017 Sport, Uncategorized
Destadler DOMINATE Inter-House Gala

Destadler DOMINATE Inter-House Gala

Beautiful weather,  happy faces, competitive swimming and of course, vibey music…those are the key ingredients to an AMAZING SVPS Gala! Our MC for the day was our very own Mr/Miss Vallender who looked beautiful in his “well-fitted” costume. After an outstanding start to the gala by Langley, it was the mighty DESTADLER who cracked on to record one of the[Read More…]

by February 6, 2017 Sport