Articles by: Grade 4

Post Lockdown Life in Grade 4

Post Lockdown Life in Grade 4

Our brave Grade 4’s returned to school  a few weeks ago and soon settled into their new normal in a tremendous way! From new low contact greetings (elbow bumps and foot fives!) to smiling with our eyes, we are learning how to connect in more meaningful ways.   In the classroom, we are still getting our groove on by doing[Read More…]

by July 23, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 4s and the Great Outdoors!

Grade 4s and the Great Outdoors!

This term in Grade 4, we have been focusing on Our Valley and the way that Fish Hoek is mapped out. The best way to understand this concept is to see it for yourself. So, we took our classroom outside and the Grade 4s hiked to the top of Elsies Peak!    The views were incredible as there was not[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
Dreaming with our eyes open: World read aloud celebration

Dreaming with our eyes open: World read aloud celebration

The fire of literacy is created by the emotional spark between a child, a book and the person reading. – Mem Fox Reading aloud plays a vital role in learning and enlarging worlds. The grade 4’s thus decided to celebrate this special day with a special friend. Each grade 4 learner has teamed up with their BIC (Because I Care)[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
iPad Fever Hits Grade 4

iPad Fever Hits Grade 4

One of the greatest joys when joining the InterSen Phase at SVPS is definitely the promise of your very own iPad. Our Grade 4’s were so excited to hear that they would be getting their very own One2One iPads that they just could not stop smiling!    The Grade 4’s sat in eager anticipation in the hall as their iPads[Read More…]

by January 23, 2020 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
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