Articles by: Josh Stewart

Ratanga Who?

Ratanga Who?

Since returning for Term 3, we have realised just how much potential our Grade 5’s have after seeing their creative drawings, the arts and crafts they made & the new skills they learnt during our time away. They really can be anything they want to be. This last cycle, we gave our grade 5’s the chance to be engineers, construction[Read More…]

by September 21, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
The Lowdown After Lockdown

The Lowdown After Lockdown

Sun Valley is finally back in full force… sort of. The grade 5’s have seen their amazing classrooms and excited teachers again, but it’s not quite the same as before. Every class has been split into two groups that come in on alternate days. Despite having the learners back, there are a few things that the Grade 5’s and the[Read More…]

by July 16, 2020 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 5’s Stunning Stellenbosch Camp!

Grade 5’s Stunning Stellenbosch Camp!

What a camp! The grade 5’s departed on Wednesday morning, bright and early, to the scenic and stunning Simonsberg Christian Camp Centre. Vineyards on all sides and classic Stellenbosch heat from above made the summer days beautiful and crazy hot. Despite the heat, the energy of the campers prevailed and they took to their group activities with excitement.  A great[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 5, Primary
A modern play on SHADUFS

A modern play on SHADUFS

The Grade 5s have been hard at work this term learning about the similarities and differences between two major capitals Cape Town (South Africa) and Cairo (Egypt). They had a number of assessments this term; from essay writing to creating 3D projects that involved them applying their new found knowledge.       Their first task they had to complete[Read More…]

by December 3, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Gritty Grade 5s Get ready for Grade 6!

Gritty Grade 5s Get ready for Grade 6!

We had the great privilege and honour in celebrating our Grade 5s GRITTY Achievements at their Grit Awards Ceremony. On this special day our Grade 5 families could revisit all the awesome memories that we have shared this year and had a chance to step back from the hustle and bustle of life to see how far each child has come[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Tenacious Tennis Stars

Tenacious Tennis Stars

Term Four Tennis has been exceptionally successful with some fantastic results and performances across the board.  Many of our Tennis Players are multi-talented and find themselves playing a variety of Sport. This variety allows their general ball skills to continually develop. It has been pleasing to see their GRIT on display all season long. Our U11A Team has ended off the[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 Sport
Sensational Sun Valley Cricket Season

Sensational Sun Valley Cricket Season

What a term it has been for Sun Valley Cricket! Cricket has gone from strength to strength in recent years, with 2018 being no exception as we continued trailblazing our way to the top with phenomenal, consistent results throughout the season.                   Our cricket has come a long way and we are[Read More…]

by November 11, 2018 Sport, Uncategorized
District Six: EXPLORING our PAST

District Six: EXPLORING our PAST

The Grade 5s are learning about the causes and consequences of the Apartheid movement. We are focusing on the District Six community and how land capture by the suppressive government affected thousands of households that were forced to move to the Cape Flats and township areas.     The Grade 5 teachers are teaching the boys and girls the importance of multicultural education[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Taking on Term Four

Taking on Term Four

The excitement is real as our Grade 5s enter Term 4. The end is near for these little legends as they prepare for some adventures ahead.   In Term 4, our boys and girls can expect some awesome, yet challenging tasks. For example, the Shaduf Project, traveling on the Red Bus Tour around Cape Town and learning about the history[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Slick Pro-Cricket Skills

Slick Pro-Cricket Skills

The Annual Pro-Skills Cricket Tournament powered by All Rounder Academy, DP and Peter Butner Sports took place on a blustery day on Friday.    This popular event was attended by many of our local schools and clubs. The participants included Fish Hoek, Kronendal, Bergvliet, All Rounder Cricket Academy and more.   The afternoon included a competition at various skill specific[Read More…]

by October 17, 2018 Sport, Uncategorized