Articles by: Brad Keller

Two Term RECAP and Term Three SPORT BROCHURE

Two Term RECAP and Term Three SPORT BROCHURE

What an incredible Term 2 it has been. The standard of Sport has been quite phenomenal. It has been a high pace term with a lot of tournaments, festivals and tours. We have been overwhelmed by the superb performances, the great deal of fun and laughter on the field and the outstanding participation across the board. I have loved seeing[Read More…]

by June 26, 2017 Sport
Grade 7 Boat Builders aim to cross the Sun Valley Sea (our pool)

Grade 7 Boat Builders aim to cross the Sun Valley Sea (our pool)

To round off an exciting Science Week, the Sun Valley Grade Sevens went through the process of designing, adhering to constraints and building their very own boats. The task was simple, create a paper based boat that would be able to sail, via the use of wind energy, from one side of the pool to the other. Sounds simple enough?[Read More…]

by June 18, 2017 Grade 7
National Netball Tour 2017

National Netball Tour 2017

Last week, the Sun Valley U12A and U13A Netball Teams set off to Johannesburg to take part in the Trinity House National Netball Festival. The Tour started off with great excitement as many “first-time-flyers” were both nervous and excited for this brand new experience. The “sick bags” were mistaken for hyperventilation bags which allowed for plenty hilarious moments on board. Before[Read More…]

by May 25, 2017 Sport
Sun Valley Supporters – Thank you

Sun Valley Supporters – Thank you

On Saturday, we hosted the Sun Valley vs Kirstenhof Rugby Derby. What a spectacle it was as we had all our little rugby stars on show, right from U7 all the way to the big U13’s. When two big Co-Ed schools take on one another in a huge fixture such as this, there is always plenty of support and at[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Sport
ROCKING Rugby Tour to KZN

ROCKING Rugby Tour to KZN

On Tuesday this week, the Sun Valley 1st XV Rugby Team set off to Kwazulu-Natal for a week long Rugby Tour that they would never forget. The boys flew on Kulula Airlines. It was a first time flying experience for a few of the boys involved on the tour. Plenty jokes and laughter were heard throughout the trip. The boys[Read More…]

by May 7, 2017 Sport
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