Articles by: Grade 4

Grade 4s Visit the Green Point Urban Park.

Grade 4s Visit the Green Point Urban Park.

The Grade 4s were treated to an informative, exciting and beautiful morning in the park. We were taken on a guided tour of the different gardens. Our first stop was the People and Plants Garden, where we learned how people use plants for medicinal purposes. We visited a Khoisan kraal and sat around their midden, imagining what it would have[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 Grade 4
Fractions are the Flavour of the Week in Grade 4

Fractions are the Flavour of the Week in Grade 4

In Grade 4 we have introduced the concept of FRACTIONS in Mathematics. The learners have been expanding their knowledge and are looking at everything with more care. Their world has been broken up into halves, thirds, quarters and fifths. This concept was brought to life by making it very practical. The easiest way to do this was to use the[Read More…]

by April 30, 2015 Grade 4
Grade 4 Community Service Project

Grade 4 Community Service Project

On the 25 March 2015, the Grade 4s invited the local police department to Sun Valley Primary School to have their cars washed as part of our Community Service Project for the year. The police officers were pleasantly greeted with an assortment of cakes and coffee, and beaming Grade 4 learners.         All the learners were smiling from ear to[Read More…]

by April 16, 2015 Grade 4
Days of Yore Excursion

Days of Yore Excursion

On Friday the 6th of February the Grade Fours went back in time.  We got dressed up and hit the town. We took a walk down memory lane, as we walked through AP Jones, the first shop in Fish Hoek. We walked to Fish Hoek Beach where we unpacked our baskets filled with delicious food.            We[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 Grade 4
Grade 4 Staff Development

Grade 4 Staff Development

On the 27th of February the Grade 4 teaching team set off on their Staff Development. We got our creative and gastronomic juices going by having breakfast at Superette in Woodstock. Grade 4 teachers sure do know how to enjoy a meal! This was followed by the highlight of the day, HintHunt. The teachers went head to head against the[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 Grade 4
Ready, Steady, PLAY!

Ready, Steady, PLAY!

The Grade 4s have LOVED the Red Rubber Ball theme this year. The thought of PLAY being incorporated into our classrooms has re-ignited our love for FUN and LEARNING. We thrive off the opportunity to be CREATIVE. Answering the question, ‘What is your red rubber ball?’ requires ENTHUSIASM and SELF-REFLECTION. We want to facilitate our learners in realising what it is they would do for free! We work hard[Read More…]

by February 19, 2015 Grade 4
Grade 4 Back to School

Grade 4 Back to School

Welcome to Grade 4. What an exciting year we have ahead of us! Our first blog will cover all of the important information that you need to know during Grade 4. In Grade 4 our homework diaries are our passports into our classrooms. Library is now a lesson supervised by class teachers. This helps teachers to stay on top of what their[Read More…]

by February 3, 2015 Grade 4
Grade 4’s can see the light!!

Grade 4’s can see the light!!

The time has come for us to wind down at the end of a long hard year… Where we started a fresh at the beginning of the year, we know it is safe to say that we all feel a little frazzled and in need of a looooong holiday. However, it is not the end… Let us put our “beginning[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 Grade 4
Grade 4 Assessments

Grade 4 Assessments

The time is here to consolidate what we have learnt this year. Assessments are created to aid learning and not merely to test memory recall. Studying in Grade 4 is extremely important as it is the first year our learners write assessments. We are trying to focus and guide our Grade 4’s into their study brains; where studying becomes a[Read More…]

by November 12, 2014 Grade 4
Newbie Highlight in Grade 4

Newbie Highlight in Grade 4

A big, warm and friendly welcome to our Sun Valley “Newbies”. Some of these amazing students came at the start of Term Two and some came at the beginning of Term Three. We have another amazing addition to our Grade this term!! Welcome to Kai Hosford 4 BL – Such a fun and exuberant personality. “I enjoyed meeting my class[Read More…]

by October 19, 2014 Grade 4