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Gritty Grade Ones Blast off to Big School

Gritty Grade Ones Blast off to Big School

What a wonderful week it has been! On Wednesday 13 January, four excited teachers met their four equally excited classes. The children marched in happy and independent, ready to start their school career. Once everyone had settled, the classes all had a chat and a catch up on what happened over the holidays.   It has been a lovely few[Read More…]

by January 19, 2016 Grade 1
Grade 1 Bird Watchers and Hippo Spotters at Rondevlei.

Grade 1 Bird Watchers and Hippo Spotters at Rondevlei.

Two weeks ago our classes went on their very last Grade One field trip. Excited boys and girls arrived at school and were ready to head off to Rondevlei. Rondevlei is a beautiful nature reserve built on wetlands with an abundance of unique birds. It gave the perfect opportunity for our children to do some bird-watching. There is even a[Read More…]

by November 28, 2015 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized
Grade One interviews the Prinicipal!

Grade One interviews the Prinicipal!

Our Grade One’s had the privilege of having an interview with our principal, Mr Keller. A few children got the chance to ask Mr Keller about his life. Mr Keller told us all about his Grade One year and his experiences as well as how different Grade One was back then. Our children realised how lucky they are to have[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized
Shopping and Sunbirds!

Shopping and Sunbirds!

What a busy term it has been so far, but as we have mentioned, it has been FUN! Our Grade Ones have been on the go and as busy as ever and they have been having a ball. Not only have our classes been impressing us with their incredible work ethic but they have constantly blown their teachers away with their[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 Grade 1
Oh, the places our Grade Ones will go!

Oh, the places our Grade Ones will go!

Welcome back to Term Four. We hope that you had a happy and RESTFUL holiday as we gear up for the always busy, always exciting, Term Four. As mentioned in our previous blog post, our Literacy setworks for this term are Dr Seuss stories. The Grade One classes and passages are decorated with an abundance of Dr Seuss characters and[Read More…]

by October 15, 2015 Grade 1
Tons of Fun in Grade One

Tons of Fun in Grade One

As Term Three wraps up, there is tons of fun happening in Grade One. We are busy prepping our new books for Term Four and the classes are full of Dr Seuss stories and characters. Dr Seuss stories are our Literacy set works for Term Four and the Grade Ones are excited to be learning about characters such as The Lorax,[Read More…]

by September 23, 2015 Grade 1
Grade One Field Trip Continued

Grade One Field Trip Continued

Have a look at these beautiful pictures of Grade One Hall and Marchant on their Field Trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens. We were very fortunate to have a beautiful day to enjoy the lovely surroundings. The children had an amazing time exploring the gardens, learning about medicinal plants and discovering the dinosaurs hidden in the trees. They even braved the Boomslang[Read More…]

by September 10, 2015 Grade 1
Flowers, Ferns and Dinosaurs in Grade One

Flowers, Ferns and Dinosaurs in Grade One

What an exciting few weeks it has been! Between being stars on stage in our Alice in Wonderland Play, our Grade One students found the time to head to Kirstenbosch for their Term Three field trip. On Monday 24th August, Ms Harvey’s and Mrs February’s classes arrived at school eager to head to the Botanical Gardens. With lunches packed and shoes[Read More…]

by August 26, 2015 Grade 1
Fun and Reading is Part of Succeeding in Grade One!

Fun and Reading is Part of Succeeding in Grade One!

    The past two weeks have been lots of fun in Grade One! We held the much anticipated Pyjama Party on Friday 31st July. Our students ran excitedly down the passage for their first ever “big school” PJ party. Onesies were a-plenty and gowns looked as cosy as can be! Each class had their own special start to the evening,[Read More…]

by August 12, 2015 Grade 1
Welcome Back to Term Three!

Welcome Back to Term Three!

Welcome back! As we have said before, this year has simply flown by! We cannot believe our students are already HALFWAY through Grade One. On the first day of Term Three we were greeted with smiling faces and eager minds. We have been encouraging reading in Grade One, especially as this links with the new no-homework policy at Sun Valley.[Read More…]

by July 30, 2015 Grade 1