Articles by: grade1

Better Together!

Better Together!

After almost a year of big changes and having to adapt to things we never dreamed could be possible, the Grade Ones have once again showed us how  resilient and gritty they really are. They have graciously adapted to many “new normals”, from not attending school and learning from home, to being back at school full-time with their classmates, masks[Read More…]

by November 23, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
It’s TIME to learn about clocks!

It’s TIME to learn about clocks!

It has been a fun start to our Term Four in Grade One. We have been learning many new things, especially in Mathematics. This term we are focusing on learning how to tell the time and will soon be learning about money; two things that are relevant to the lives of our precious Grade One growing brains.  The children have[Read More…]

by November 11, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Everyday we learn and play!

Everyday we learn and play!

It has been an exciting few weeks in Grade One as our children get back into the routine of being at school everyday. They have enjoyed tasting success as they get the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge, which helps them to master the concepts taught by their class teacher. They have been hard at work learning about addition and subtraction,[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Spring has sprung in Grade One!

Spring has sprung in Grade One!

Over the past few weeks our Grade Ones have been getting in the Spirit of Spring! From dressing up on Spring day to learning about all the important things a plant needs to survive, our Grade Ones have been having a blast.   On Spring Dress up day, our Grade Ones showed off their blooming and bright spring accessories with[Read More…]

by September 28, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

Term 3 is underway and the classrooms are once again filled with laughter and learning. The children have quickly adjusted to the “new normal”. They are keen to learn and are filled with enthusiasm, reiterating the fact that children are adaptable and positive little people! This term we follow the theme of Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. The story encourages wonderful[Read More…]

by September 2, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
The wait is almost over!

The wait is almost over!

“The classrooms are empty, no children around. We teachers are longing for some sort of sound. A giggle, a shout, any will do! Deep in our hearts we all know it’s true. We love you, we miss you but we WILL see you again soon!”  Over the last few weeks, we, the Grade 1 Teachers have been making sure that[Read More…]

by June 12, 2020 General, Grade 1, Primary
PJ Party fun in Grade One!

PJ Party fun in Grade One!

Last week Friday, the Grade Ones enjoyed what was possibly their most favourite event, the PJ Party. The excitement in the air as they came to school at night time was tangible. The children arrived as the sun was going down, cosied up in their very cute and fluffy pyjamas, onesies, slippers and gowns.  To start the night off, the[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Fun in the Sun was had by Grade One!

Fun in the Sun was had by Grade One!

After weeks of sleep counting, the day of the field trip finally arrived. The Grade Ones were beyond excited to embark upon their very first outing of the year! Cars were checked, seatbelts were strapped on and off we went on our merry way to Fish Hoek Beach.   The Grade 1s were encouraged to use all five senses throughout[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Grade One’s Fun with THRASS

Grade One’s Fun with THRASS

This week our Grade One’s have been hard at work, tackling many new obstacles and concepts with a keen and active attitude. We have looked at the letter ‘f’ for ‘fish’ on the THRASS chart while learning the colour spectrum.     The learners used their knowledge of colours learnt to complete the task of colouring the fish’s scales. The[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Blast off to big school!

Blast off to big school!

What an awesome start to Grade One it has been! Two weeks ago we welcomed our excited children into our classrooms. They were so prepared for the jump into Grade One and have settled in with ease! We have enjoyed getting to know them and they’ve been learning all about big school. They’ve enjoyed exploring their new playground with some[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Grade 1, Primary