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SAND and SMILES in Grade One

SAND and SMILES in Grade One

Two weeks ago our Grade Ones got the chance to go on their very first big school field trip. The destination was Fish Hoek beach and there was a lot of excitement as they arrived at school; costumes and towels in tow. The weather played along on the most part, except the awful wind, but that didn’t stop the children from[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Grade One PJ Fun!

Grade One PJ Fun!

Last Friday SVPS held their annual Pyjama Party. This is a much anticipated event and the countdown begins as soon as the date is set. It was the Grade One’s first PJ Party in “big school”. There was a hype of excitement as the children hurried down the passages, eager to get to their classrooms and see their friends and[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Green E-colour fun in Grade One!

Green E-colour fun in Grade One!

A few weeks ago we introduced our Grade Ones to the concept of E-colours. The E-colour system introduces the children to four different colours – red, blue, green and yellow, which describe various aspects of a person and the way in which they function. It can also describe characteristics of their personalities. It is taught on a very basic level in Grade[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Hoofie meeting a cracking success!

Hoofie meeting a cracking success!

Last week Wednesday, our Grade Ones got to meet their Grade Seven Hoofie Leader for the very first time. There was both anticipation and excitement in the air as the leader came to collect their energetic Grade One. The idea of Hoofies is that every child is part of a special family, and every family includes a child from each grade. They meet[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
‘Big School’ excitement for our Grade Ones!

‘Big School’ excitement for our Grade Ones!

Last week we welcomed our new Grade Ones as they started their first day of ‘Big School‘. What an exciting day it was! Smiling faces and crisp new uniforms were the order of the day. The teachers had been working hard to prepare their classrooms for the arrival of the new Grade Ones. The children came into their classes and got settled[Read More…]

by January 29, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Field trip fun for Grade One!

Field trip fun for Grade One!

This week our classes went to Rondevlei for their last field trip as Grade Ones. Even though the weather didn’t play along, it did not dampen the excitement of the children as they got ready to leave for their field trip. As they arrived at Rondevlei, the field trip started off with a quick fruit snack. They were then given a presentation[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones learn about doing!

Grade Ones learn about doing!

This past week the Grade Ones learnt about the last e-colour, red. The red e-colour represents the doer. The doer represents the part of your personality that likes to get things done. They also like doing and achieving things. A person that has a doer personality can see the “bigger picture” and is able to make a quick decision.     [Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Ones ROCK at o’clock!

Grade Ones ROCK at o’clock!

The past few weeks we have been introducing our Grade Ones to a brand new concept, time. They were excited to learn about this concept that guides a lot of their life. We discussed the different times of day and how many hours there are in a day. We discussed morning, noon and night and that certain things happen at[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Grade One bringing CHEER to TEARS

Grade One bringing CHEER to TEARS

Last term the Grade Ones completed their community service project for the year, something done in every grade at SVPS. We decided to collect items for TEARS, a local dog and cat rescue shelter in the valley. We chose this as it links to our ‘Pets‘ theme in our Life Skills curriculum. The CARE and Reflection Monitors from each class[Read More…]

by October 17, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
E-colour fun in Grade One!

E-colour fun in Grade One!

Last week our Grade Ones were introduced to the third e-colour, Yellow. The yellow e-colour symbolizes the “socializer“. This refers to the part of your personality that helps you interact with those around you and engage with others. We linked this e-colour lesson with our current theme, The Lorax. The Lorax is a socializer and a great leader/team player. In the[Read More…]

by September 23, 2017 Grade 1, Primary