Articles by: Sam Mey

Ending the Year Off With a BANG!

Ending the Year Off With a BANG!

After being separated for so long, the Grade Twos have finally been able to celebrate their reunion as a whole class again! On Monday, they entered the classroom, wide-eyed at the new set-up. They experienced many different feelings and emotions as they stepped inside. Some were thrilled to see their friends in the other group again, and some were anxious[Read More…]

by November 26, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Taking a Dive into Term Four

Taking a Dive into Term Four

We are coming to the end of 2020 and with only a few weeks to go the Grade 2’s are hard at work preparing for their next big adventure. However, before they go, they need to complete their final “Above and Below” Mission.   The overall theme for Grade 2 this year has been about learning what happens above the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Our Magical Farway Tree Adventure

Our Magical Farway Tree Adventure

As Jo, Beth and Fran climbed up the ladder of the Magic Faraway Tree, their mouthes fell wide open as they saw the strange world that had opened up before their very eyes… Just as Jo, Beth and Fran have been discovering a new magical land of the Faraway Tree, the Grade 2’s have been discovering a whole new world[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Busy like Bees

Busy like Bees

Did you know that if bees disappeared off Planet Earth, humans would only have four years left to live?  The food we eat and the beautiful flowers in our gardens are hugely dependent on bees.  Bees are excellent pollinators; They transfer pollen between flowering plants and in doing so, keep life cycles alive.  Therefore, without bees, food groups such as[Read More…]

by September 28, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

For our Community Service, the Grade Twos chose to support SANCCOBB, as we were passionate to learn about penguins in Term 1. We did this by raising funds in our Grade to adopt penguins in need. The SANCCOBB penguins have either been abandoned, injured or are very weak. The adoption fee per penguin pays for its food, healthcare and other[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Toilet roll. Check! Pipe cleaner. Check! Googly eyes? Yes, googly eyes. Check! What could the Grade 2’s be creating? They were eager to find out and so out broke a chatter amongst the Grade 2’s. What could this turn into? A few of them guessed it… It was an earthworm in the soil and were introduced to their next theme:[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Twos Braved Boulders

Grade Twos Braved Boulders

The grade 2s have been diving, flippers first, into the theme of Penguins this term.  From learning all about these beautiful creatures to writing creative stories about them.  The children have learnt about the types of penguins around the world and have recently learnt about the threats affecting penguins and how we can save them.  The children’s highlight thus far[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Getting into the Grade Two Groove

Getting into the Grade Two Groove

Welcome back to 2020! The Grade Twos have been having a blast, learning all about the precious penguins from all around the world. Our theme this term is My Happy Footprint. Throughout the term, they will dive deeper into the world of penguins; and have already learnt about eight different species of Penguin, as well as their Life Cycle. Our[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Save our Seas, Please!

Save our Seas, Please!

The Save Our Seas Foundation has been dedicated to protecting life in our oceans, since 2003. They support passionate and innovative researchers, conservationists and educators around the globe by funding their projects and helping them to tell important scientific and environmental stories. The Grade Two’s spent a fun filled day, learning all about the importance of our Oceans around us.[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Our Grade Twos have been having a whale of a time, learning about all that dwells beneath the blue. We took a trip last week to the Two Oceans Aquarium, where the children learnt all about the creatures of the deep, and how important it is for us to look after them.     The field trip definitely piqued their[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 2, Primary