Articles by: Grade 5

Fun, Fun, Funscapes in Grade 5

Fun, Fun, Funscapes in Grade 5

Last Wednesday, summer came early for most of our Grade 5s. The pupils had four choices for Funscapes. One group had fun in the sun in the pool and on the slip and slide, water slide and climbing ropes. They even got to slip down a GIGANTIC slide! The pupils had an absolute blast getting soaked, full of soap and building up their[Read More…]

by October 1, 2015 Grade 5
The Grade 5s Discover The Tomb of Tutankhamun

The Grade 5s Discover The Tomb of Tutankhamun

The Grade 5s ventured off to discover the sacred tomb of a famous Egyptian Pharaoh, Tutankhamun. The topic; Ancient Egypt,  falls into our Thematic curriculum. This is the first year that we have been privileged enough to attend the exhibition and the teachers were elated at the prospect. We travelled by bus to attend the wonderful exhibition held at Grand West. The[Read More…]

by September 17, 2015 Grade 5
Still Smiling and Having Fun in Grade 5

Still Smiling and Having Fun in Grade 5

Over the last few weeks we have been super busy with lots of learning while still having plenty of fun. Each day we find new energy to face and conquer the challenges set out for us. Besides revising and studying for our Formal Assessments, we also prepared our assembly. Once, again our pupils did a sterling job. We have been looking[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 Grade 5
Farewell, Mrs Steel

Farewell, Mrs Steel

It is with a heavy, but excited heart that we said farewell to our wonderful Grade Five teacher, Zelia Steel. We wish her many blessings and luck for the final weeks preparing for the arrival of her little baby boy. She has been an inspiration to us, never failing to make us laugh, and ALWAYS looking on the positive side. Her love[Read More…]

by August 20, 2015 Grade 5
Sparking Creativity and Innovation in Grade 5

Sparking Creativity and Innovation in Grade 5

The Grade 5 teachers began this year with a particular goal in mind. We decided to develop a strategy that would encourage our learners to exercise their creative muscles through collaboration. This term, we linked the concepts of collaboration, innovation and creativity with a current theme in our Thematic Studies syllabus, Navigation. During this activity we quickly learned that being[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 Grade 5
Welcome back to Term 3, Grade 5s!

Welcome back to Term 3, Grade 5s!

Welcome back to an exciting and fun-filled Term Three. The Grade 5s are well rested and ready to tackle the new term.           We started this week by venturing into writing with pen. So many Grade 5s could not stop themselves from writing… and writing as soon as their hands touched the pen. We hope that this enthusiasm[Read More…]

by July 24, 2015 Grade 5
Reflecting on Term 2 in Grade 5

Reflecting on Term 2 in Grade 5

Wow! What a term. We have been EXTREMELY busy building memories, making new friends, learning and just having fun. This term we had our camp. Fear were conquered and new lessons learnt… and many memories made. We have been having a fantastic time learning about our E-colours and the E-colours of those around us. We had many ‘ahhhh ha‘ moments. We[Read More…]

by June 10, 2015 Grade 5
Grade 5s Take on Team Work

Grade 5s Take on Team Work

On the 13th of May the Grade Five students, lead by their teachers, headed up to the Simonsberg Christian Centre for their annual three day camp. The campsite was new to some our Grade 5 team. However, the camp site was met with fond memories from Mr Huemer and Miss Bolton, both of whom went to this very camp site[Read More…]

by May 27, 2015 Grade 5
E-COLOURS in Grade 5!

E-COLOURS in Grade 5!

In Grade 5 we have focused a lot of our attention on educating our classes on the importance and practical usage of the E-Colours programme. Once all our learners had completed their personality indicators, we recorded the results onto a spreadsheet. This was a very enlightening experience as we began to see which “personality types” were dominant in our classes[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 Grade 5
Excitement in Grade 5

Excitement in Grade 5

It has been a short week and we are getting ready to enjoy yet another long weekend. Rest because next week we will be very busy.      We will be architectures for a day and create our own cities using 3D and 2D shapes. If that does not wet your appetite, we have Expo day coming up. The Grade 5s[Read More…]

by April 30, 2015 Grade 5