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Blast Off To Big School!

Blast Off To Big School!

What a fun first week at ‘big school’ it has been. Our Grade Ones have been having lots of fun whilst starting off their 12 year schooling career. The classes have all settled in very well and they are enjoying exploring our lovely Sun Valley premises. Last week, on our first day of school, we had four classes filled with[Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 Grade 1
Look how far we’ve come in Grade One!

Look how far we’ve come in Grade One!

What a long way we have come this year. We blasted off in January and have hurtled through four terms while we learned to read, write and do Mathematics. On our trip we researched our past and found out about our families, we discovered how to take care of our pets and how to live a healthy lifestyle. We used[Read More…]

by December 4, 2014 Grade 1
Grade Ones At Rondevlei

Grade Ones At Rondevlei

The Grade Ones had an exciting excursion to Rondevlei last week. Mrs Hall’s boys and Miss Marchant’s girls got to go on Monday while Mrs February’s boys and Mrs Fenwick’s girls had to wait until Thursday. Both days turned out to have pleasant weather and a wonderful time was had by all. Our old friends, Ann and Adria were our[Read More…]

by November 20, 2014 Grade 1
Grade Ones Designing and Building Homes

Grade Ones Designing and Building Homes

The Grade Ones have again been having fun whilst learning new things. We have been learning about different kinds of homes and how they are built. The children have discovered that people are very smart about using materials to build shelters that suit their lifestyles. Box construction is always a hit with our little ones and they really went to[Read More…]

by November 6, 2014 Grade 1
Maps and Time in Grade One

Maps and Time in Grade One

Can you believe that we are already in the fourth term of our first year of school! And wow, with what enthusiasm we burst in last Monday morning, full of news and a whole week older than when we left at the end of last term. We have already impressed our teachers with the speed at which we are continuing[Read More…]

by October 22, 2014 Grade 1
Getting to Grips with the Grinch in Grade One

Getting to Grips with the Grinch in Grade One

Term Three is over and our little ones continue to progress by leaps and bounds. We are so proud of their Reading, Writing and Mathematical skills. While we are consolidating adding and subtracting in the number range to 10, we are also introducing higher numbers and the children are learning that once you can work to 10 the bigger numbers[Read More…]

by October 12, 2014 Grade 1
Grade One Field Trip to Kirstenbosch

Grade One Field Trip to Kirstenbosch

School has been very exciting this past fortnight. A visit to Kirstenbosch was an exciting item on the Agenda with Grade 1Ma and 1Ha going on Monday, while Grade 1Fn and Fe went on Wednesday. Both days were cool and still and perfect for enjoying this amazing botanical garden. Ann and Andrea facilitated the outing and started off with a[Read More…]

by September 16, 2014 Grade 1