Articles by: Brad Keller

Magical Market Day

Magical Market Day

A typical year starts with SMART goal-setting. To charter the course of SMART goal setting, each child enjoys the opportunity to bring structure and meaning to their life. It provided clear objectives with directives. It helped them avoid targeting vague achievements and incentives. The journey brought us closer to reality and the family spirit at SVPS. Like a hand in[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 Grade 7
UNBEATEN UNDER 13’s continue Cricketing Excellence

UNBEATEN UNDER 13’s continue Cricketing Excellence

On the penultimate day of term 3, the SVPS U13 cricketers readied themselves for their tour to knysna, where previous SVPS U13 teams had left a worthy legacy of a cricketing excellence. The boys were determined to do exactly that, one last time. The hours spent traveling up to Knysna were filled with raucous laughter, off-pitch sing alongs and a[Read More…]

by October 15, 2017 Sport
U11A Cricket Boys’ STELLAR tour to Knysna

U11A Cricket Boys’ STELLAR tour to Knysna

During the holidays, the talented and up and coming U11A Cricket Team set off to Knysna for an experience of a life time. The Sun Valley U11 teams have been attending the annual Cricket Festival, run by the brilliant Keith Cretchley for many years and have held the Sun Valley name in high regard. This tour was no different. Incredible[Read More…]

by October 9, 2017 Sport
Sun Valley Netball Continues to Shine in 2017

Sun Valley Netball Continues to Shine in 2017

2017 has yielded more success for Sun Valley Primary School on the netball court. Netball is an immensely popular sport and great numbers have been seen at practices and matches. The motto of the SVPS girls this year has been one of “Train with intensity so that we aren’t phased by match pressure” and how it has paid off.    The[Read More…]

by August 28, 2017 Sport
Clothes for Life Campaign will make a difference in OUR community

Clothes for Life Campaign will make a difference in OUR community

Green bags filled with clothing for the underprivileged flocked through the Sun Valley Primary School gates this morning. Over the past two years, the Sun Valley Primary School family has gone out of their way to break collection records and change the lives of those in less fortunate communities. The project aims to uplift young, underprivileged entrepreneurs. Communities are given the opportunity[Read More…]

by August 14, 2017 Grade 7, Uncategorized
The Sea of Red takes over Cross Country ’17

The Sea of Red takes over Cross Country ’17

On Friday, Sun Valley, once again, took Cross Country to a whole new level. From the outset, the staff were incredibly excited, the students were pumped up, and the participation was quite phenomenal. With close on 1000 students attending the event from all over Cape Town it was bound to be an action-packed day. The parents turned up in huge numbers[Read More…]

by July 30, 2017 Sport, Uncategorized
Sublime Sun Valley Soccer Stars

Sublime Sun Valley Soccer Stars

During the holidays, the Sun Valley U13A Boys and Girls as well as the U13B Boys and Girls Soccer players set off to the fire-damaged region of Knysna for our annual Soccer Festival. Fortunately, the beautiful Rheenendal Fields on which we play, were untouched and the joys of the festival were able to continue. Driving into Knysna, the kids were[Read More…]

by July 24, 2017 Sport, Uncategorized
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