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I’m special because I’m ME!

I’m special because I’m ME!

What makes me special? That is what our Grade Ones have been discussing the past few weeks. This term our Life Skills focus is “All About Me” and last week our children got to show their teachers and their classmates what makes them unique.   The Grade Ones made their very own booklet that told us all about them. We[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones learn the Green E-Colour

Grade Ones learn the Green E-Colour

Last week our Grade Ones learnt all about the concept of E-colours. The E-colour system introduces the children to four different colours – red, yellow, green and blue. Each colour represents a different personality and behaviour trait. It is taught on a very basic level in Grade One but goes into more depth as the children progress through the Grades.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Big school fun in Grade One

Big school fun in Grade One

What an exciting few weeks it has been in Grade One! Two weeks ago we welcomed our smiling, enthusiastic children into our classrooms. They were so prepared for the jump to Grade One and have settled in with ease! We have enjoyed getting to know them and they’ve been learning all there is to know about big school.   They’ve been[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones are Rondevlei RANGERS!

Grade Ones are Rondevlei RANGERS!

Last week our children went to Rondevlei Nature Reserve for their last field trip as Grade Ones. The children arrived at school very excited and ready to try spot the shy and elusive Rondevlei hippo. Once at Rondevlei, they had a quick fruit snack and were ready to start the day!    The wonderful ladies of Cape for Kids then taught the[Read More…]

by December 10, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones give BACK!

Grade Ones give BACK!

Two weeks ago, our Grade 1 children got the opportunity to give back to a deserving charity in our Valley through their community outreach. Our chosen charity was TEARS Animal Rescue. Each child was asked to bring in either food, blankets, toys or anything else that TEARS could use. TEARS is a cause close to the hearts of many, as quite a few[Read More…]

by November 26, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
E-Colour excitement in Grade One!

E-Colour excitement in Grade One!

Last week the Grade 1s learned about the final E-Colour, red. The red E-Colour symbolizes the do-er. Someone with a strong red E-Colour is someone who takes action and likes to get things done. They usually also make good leaders as they ensure the task is completed and like to achieve their goals.    The do-er is someone who is decisive,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones rock at o’clock!

Grade Ones rock at o’clock!

It has been a fun start to 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 learning about money; two things that are relevant to the lives of our precious growing Grade One brains.   The children have had lots of fun[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Term Three fun in Grade One!

Term Three fun in Grade One!

What a wonderful term it has been! As we wrap up Term Three, we look back on all the great things that took place. We had our field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens, we learned many new concepts in Mathematics like halving, symmetry, measurement and much more.     One of the most exciting parts of the term has been preparing[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Grade One has a SPRING in their step!

Grade One has a SPRING in their step!

Spring has finally sprung! After a very cold Winter, it was time to celebrate the arrival of a new season. To welcome it in, Sun Valley got to dress up in their best “Spring Bling“. Flowery hats, colourful leis and painted faces were just some of the trends for the day.   Our Grade 1s came dressed to the nines! Classes[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Bouncy Botanists at Kirstenbosch

Bouncy Botanists at Kirstenbosch

This week our Grade Ones went to Kirstenbosch Gardens for their Third Term field trip. Despite the weather being overcast, it did not dampen their spirits and the children came to school very enthusiastic about the day ahead. Once we arrived at Kirstenbosch, the children had a chance to have their fruit snack and “settle in” for the day. Once[Read More…]

by August 23, 2018 Grade 1, Primary