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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
Hopping to Higgeldy Piggeldy!

Hopping to Higgeldy Piggeldy!

Recently, our Grade Ones set off on their field trip to Higgeldy Piggeldy Farmyard at Imhoff Farm. We have been learning about pets this term and the field trip created a great real-life link to what the children have been learning in class. The children had been looking forward to this field trip for a long time and the excitement[Read More…]

by May 22, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Terrific thinking in Term Two!

Terrific thinking in Term Two!

A warm welcome back to Term Two! It has been a wonderful start to the term and the children came back rested, refreshed and full of exciting holiday news. The children have been hard at work and learning many new concepts already. In Mathematics, we introduced the concept of ‘0ne more’ and ‘one less’. The Grade Ones have used this[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Sunshine, smiles and sand in Grade One!

Sunshine, smiles and sand in Grade One!

Our Grade 1s got to explore their senses by the seaside last week as they embarked on their first field trip this year to Fish Hoek Beach. They eagerly arrived at school with their costumes and towels, and a sense of excitement lingered in the air.   The weather was stunning, and the Grade 1s were ready for a fun day ahead.[Read More…]

by March 8, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
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