Articles by: Grade 4

Closing the Curtain on an AMAZING Grade 4 year.

Closing the Curtain on an AMAZING Grade 4 year.

The school year is reaching its end and this has left all the Grade 4’s feeling nostalgic. The amount of AWESOME that has been crammed into one short year is incredible. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and reflect on this unforgettable year. We started off our year by going back in time to the Days of Yore. Seeing[Read More…]

by December 2, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Born to be a Camper

Born to be a Camper

Finally, the time everyone has been waiting for has arrived – GRADE 4 CAMP. It was a bright, sunny morning at the Rocklands Campsite when some excited but somewhat anxious grade 4s arrived.                     We kicked off the camp by creating innovative team names and performing war-cries. These two amazing days consisted[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Our Blood is GREEN in Grade 4!

Our Blood is GREEN in Grade 4!

Fridays are usually a pretty exciting affair, knowing that weekend is almost at hand, but this term it has been revved up to be the highlight of the week. BOK FRIDAY has taken Grade 4 by storm and it’s safe to say that “Our Blood is Green!”   The Grade 4s wear their BOK shirts with pride and love to[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Snake Show Extravaganza

Snake Show Extravaganza

Our theme for grade 4 is all about our valley. Part of that theme includes different types of animals which one can find in our surrounding areas, such as reptiles. Therefore, we decided to invite Steve “Venom” to come and teach us a little more about snakes. There was a lot of “sceptical” excitement in the air when Steve showed[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Adventures at UCT

Adventures at UCT

The adventures continue here in Grade 4. Recently, the Grade 4s went to the University of Cape Town to explore our marine and sea world. It was a time full of adventure. Our students became conservationists, shark spotters and scientists.  What an adventure, as our students discovered more about the world around them.

by August 23, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Gr 4s Memorable Powerful Presentations

Gr 4s Memorable Powerful Presentations

At Sun Valley we love to share stories, and along with that comes learning the art of story telling. The InterSen Phase were tasked with sharing a story that the audience would never forget, and our Grade 4s definitely rose to meet that challenge! The task seemed daunting at first, but after some brainstorming sessions, and some helpful tips from[Read More…]

by August 8, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Making BIG changes with our Grade 4s!

Making BIG changes with our Grade 4s!

In Grade 4, our theme for the year is Our Valley. We spend our time learning about significant landmarks, interesting history and exploring hidden gems around us. Throughout the year we try to give back to the community that provides so much to each and every one of us, which is why we have pledged to raise money for the[Read More…]

by July 25, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Expanding the Grade 4 family

Expanding the Grade 4 family

In Grade 4, we put great value on the aspect of Family and feeling like our classrooms are an extension of our homes. Our classes are our safe places and we welcome everyone with open arms. Over the past few months we have been blessed to welcome a few new faces to our Grade 4 family. We have been so[Read More…]

by June 7, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
A moment of science please…

A moment of science please…

“Science is simply the word we use to describe a method of organising our curiosity.” – Tim Minchin Children are born with inquiring minds and a natural excitement for science. However, just like learning how to read or count, learning how to ask questions and do experiments are a vital part in education. During our Science Week, we aim to[Read More…]

by May 22, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 4 Explorers!

Grade 4 Explorers!

It has been an exciting week in Grade 4. As part of our theme for the year, focusing on the Valley, the Grade 4s explored Silvermine. Starting off around the Silvermine Dam, the students completed some experiments and looked at plant and animal life. After some good snacks and refueling, they finished off their exploring by walking next to the[Read More…]

by May 9, 2019 Grade 4, Primary