Articles by: Brad Keller

Extra-Mural Art off to a CREATIVE start

Extra-Mural Art off to a CREATIVE start

The extra mural art classes are off to a creative start this term.  The junior class (Grade 1-3) is making mosaic insect collages.  The insects are carefully drawn on black paper and then collaged with colourful paper of their choice.  This project is a challenging technique which requires patience and persistence.  The process calls for much small-muscle, tactile activity and[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 Sport
U10B’s play out of their socks

U10B’s play out of their socks

Winter Sport matches kicked off this week. WOW what a great week of Sport. All our Soccer teams performed superbly with almost all either winning or drawing their games. This year, unfortunately, we have low numbers of U10 Soccer players. The Sport Team therefore decided to push up our TOP U9’s to compete in the U10B age group. This talented[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Sport
NEW Scrum-Machine arrives

NEW Scrum-Machine arrives

Last week we were the grateful recipients of a newly furbished Scrum machine. This piece of equipment is incredibly expensive ( over R7 000) and we are going to be putting it to superb use at all practice sessions. It is a vital piece of rugby equipment that will increase our players strength and power, improve their technique and reduce[Read More…]

by April 16, 2012 Sport
Looking back at a Boys Waterpolo success of Summer 2012

Looking back at a Boys Waterpolo success of Summer 2012

A huge turning point in the future of Sun Valley Primary Boys Waterpolo took place during the first term. The U11 Waterpolo boys are a excitable bunch who love the game and are very dedicated. They train hard, play hard and are incredibly competitive. They played an amazing game of Waterpolo to beat Wynberg at their home pool. We at[Read More…]

by April 10, 2012 Sport
Sun Valley Primary Pre-season Rugby Training

Sun Valley Primary Pre-season Rugby Training

The Rugby Teams kicked off pre-season training this week. It was amazing to see the great turn out by the players even though the practices were held during the holidays. The dedication and determination shown amongst all the age groups was quite fantastic. It is easy to see that ALL the teams want to do well this season and make[Read More…]

by April 4, 2012 Sport
Hockey Tour Day 3

Hockey Tour Day 3

The girls woke up to a rather grey, chilly morning and were faced with another day of incredibly tough competition. The girls started the day off superbly by winning their first match against St Cyprians 1-0. Well done Girls. Four more matches were played and once again the girls lost narrowly. The final match of the day was a cracker.[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Sport
Hockey Tour Day 2

Hockey Tour Day 2

The Girls set off bright and early this morning determined to play to the best of their ability. It was a beautiful day in Knysna and the team were blessed to the play at a stunning, picturesque ground. The competition was incredibly stiff and we played against some of the top Girl’s Schools in the country. We played six games[Read More…]

by March 22, 2012 Sport
First evening dinner at the Waterfront

First evening dinner at the Waterfront

The Girls enjoyed a lovely dinner at the Waterfront and got a chance to mingle with some of the other teams. Their behaviour was superb.

by March 21, 2012 Sport
U13 Hockey Girls Arrive at Lake Brenton

U13 Hockey Girls Arrive at Lake Brenton

After a long , hot drive to Knysna, our girls have finally arrived at Lake Brenton. The accommodation is superb and the facilities are outstanding. Trampoline, Table Tennis and Pool are a few of the many activities with which the girls will keep themselves busy. Yet for some reason I think “chatting” will be higher on their list of priorities.[Read More…]

by March 21, 2012 Sport
U13A Hockey Girls set off for Knysna Tour

U13A Hockey Girls set off for Knysna Tour

Bright and early this morning the U13A Hockey Girls arrived at the SVPS fields packed and ready to start their adventure to Knysna. The excitement and general vibe amongst the girls was absolutely lovely. All the parents were there to say goodbye to their loved ones. We have chosen a very talented, yet young, group of girls to represent Sun[Read More…]

by March 21, 2012 Sport