Articles by: grade1

That’s a wrap!

That’s a wrap!

Our grade ones have had a fantastic year filled with excitement in the classrooms as well as out. Over the course of this term we have been collecting Dog and Cat food as well as blankets ect. For TEARS as our community outreach project. Our Care monitors along with the grade 7 prefects went to drop off all the items.[Read More…]

by December 2, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade One’s Become Wetland Warriors.

Grade One’s Become Wetland Warriors.

Recently, our children went to Rondevlei Nature Reserve for their Field trip this term. The children arrived at school very excited and ready to try spot the shy elusive Rondevlei Hippo’s. Once at Rondevlei, they had a quick  fruit snack and were ready to start exploring.     The interactive ladies of Cape for Kids then taught the Grade Ones[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade One PJ Party fun!

Grade One PJ Party fun!

Last week Friday, the Grade Ones enjoyed what is possibly their favourite event, the PJ Party. Coming to school AT NIGHT always brings on a lot of excitement in the classes. The children arrived on a very wet and rainy night, cosied up in their very cute pyjamas, slippers and gowns. To start the night off, the children got to play[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
An exciting TIME in Grade One!

An exciting TIME in Grade One!

The first few weeks of Term Four have been full of excitement in Grade One. We can’t believe it is already the last term of the year. How amazing it has been to watch our precious children learn and grow. The classes have been exploring some exciting new concepts this term, such as money, time, the story of Gouelokkies and[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Term 3 has been “tree-rrific”!

Term 3 has been “tree-rrific”!

What an exciting term it has been! As we wrap up on Term Three, we look back on all the great things that took place. We have been celebrating Bok Friday by wearing our favourite Springbok tops, we had a wonderful field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens and learned many new concepts in Mathematics like halving, symmetry and measurement. Term Four[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones are keen Kirstenbosch explorers!

Grade Ones are keen Kirstenbosch explorers!

Last week our Grade Ones went on a very exciting field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens, which links to our plant theme this term. We were blessed with beautiful weather on both days so we were able to make the most out of the trip to the gardens. The children arrived ready to go and VERY excited to see all that Kirstenbosch[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade 1s say: “Let It Grow!”

Grade 1s say: “Let It Grow!”

This week we have learnt about plants, the things that “everyone, everyone, everyone needs!” Our Grade 1s share a common interest with that of the Lorax: an interest in plants and how they work. With this fascination and an eager mind, these little legends jumped right into the complexity of plants, from their humble beginning as a seed, to how[Read More…]

by August 15, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones grow moustaches!

Grade Ones grow moustaches!

Last week we introduced our Grade Ones to their third E-colour for the year, yellow. This E-colour symbolises the socialiser.   Someone who is a dominant yellow E-colour, is someone who enjoys socialising with the people around them. The socialising part of your personality interacts and engages with others. We related this to our current set-work book, The Lorax. The[Read More…]

by August 2, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Tumbling into Term Three

Tumbling into Term Three

“ I know it may seem small and insignificant, but it’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become”  – The Lorax          Our Grade Ones arrived on Tuesday taller and excited for all that the term has to offer. As they walked in we introduced “Green light” rows in our new Literacy books. We[Read More…]

by July 20, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Learning Bonds is loads of fun!

Learning Bonds is loads of fun!

In Term Two the Grade Ones have been learning many exciting new concepts, especially in our Mathematics curriculum. This term we have introduced Bonds. After learning about numbers last term, it was time to apply their knowledge in fun new ways. Our Grade Ones have been enjoying learning how to add their Bonds. They have been playing the Bonds game[Read More…]

by May 30, 2019 Grade 1, Primary