Articles by: Sam Mey

Shining in the SPOTLIGHT

Shining in the SPOTLIGHT

‘Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!’- Dr Seuss Grade 2 is a special year. This is the year of self discovery, exploration of differences and appreciation of each and every persons uniqueness. In order to help navigate through these times the teachers hold a day that we like[Read More…]

by April 18, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Saving a species – Eight penguins at a time!

Saving a species – Eight penguins at a time!

The Grade 2s really dived deep into the theme of Penguins this Term. From learning all about them, to visiting them and then watching them in their natural habitat at Boulders Beach. The one area we’ve focused on and really encouraged, are the threats to penguins and how we can save them. To show our appreciation of the conservation of these[Read More…]

by March 8, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Not so 2-Dimensional after all!

Not so 2-Dimensional after all!

This week the Grade 2s have thought, hypothesised, experimented, and concluded that there is more to Maths and Science than sums and beakers. With giant bubbles and balloon shapes, the Bubbly Maths company came to shed new light on a few dull Mathematical concepts. Amazement and awe filled the hall as normal concepts like measuring, shapes and soap suds came[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Thinking, Innovating, and Creating in Grade Two

Thinking, Innovating, and Creating in Grade Two

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you will have. Creating is one of our themes for 2019, and this week the Grade two’s have done just that. Last year they discovered the joy of reading and story telling. This year they are combining those skills learnt with their new Grade Two knowledge. They were tasked[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
The Grade 2s have happy feet

The Grade 2s have happy feet

What do Antarctica, South Africa, South America, Australia and New Zealand have in common? That’s right, Penguins. The Grade 2s have settled in and dived head first into the land of the penguins. It has been extraordinary to watch these little minds discover that there are many other different spices of penguin, besides our beloved African penguin. This weeks focus[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 Grade 2, Primary