Articles by: Grade 6

Grade 6 is ELECTRIFYING!

Grade 6 is ELECTRIFYING!

A big portion of our Thematic Studies this term has focused on the theme of Electricity. Here the children have been introduced to atoms. They were challenged to make an iMovie to illustrate the three main rules about electrical charge. This was a fun way to explore these facts and to show creativity in their thinking. A project has been[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Emotion through POETRY

Emotion through POETRY

As an introduction to poetry, Figures of Speech and Poetic Devices has been revisited. Group discussions were held and examples of the different Figures of Speech were looked at. As a first task for writing poems, we looked at different emotions. The children were then given a formula to write their own emotion poem using their senses. They were encouraged[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 using their CREATIVE MINDS

Grade 6 using their CREATIVE MINDS

The work pace is slowly but surely being picked up in Grade Six and the teachers are enjoying getting to know their kids in the process. Our boys and girls have had the opportunity over the past two weeks to produce work through different forms of creative expression. Each child has been required to create a poster which would reflect[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 starting off with a BANG

Grade 6 starting off with a BANG

It was with great excitement and anticipation that the teachers welcomed their classes into the new year. More kids to love and have a positive impact on. It is as if these kids have always been part of Grade 6. They have settled in quickly and have adapted well to the new routine and pace at which Grade 6 functions.[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

It has been amazing watching our Grade Sixes connecting with each other throughout this year. Being placed with different people in a new class has brought about new friendships that will last for a very long time. Each term our kids have been moved into new co-operative groups, forcing them to spend time and space with people who they might[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
EGGsperimenting with FOOD!

EGGsperimenting with FOOD!

We are currently investigating Food Preservation and Nutrition in Grade Six. Our aim is to make our children aware of what they are eating and to help them make healthy eating choices. We have explored the history of Canning as well as looked at the processing of the Cassava plant. Group work has included looking at the different ways of preserving and[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 and Systemic Assessments

Grade 6 and Systemic Assessments

Much effort has been put into preparing our children for the annual Systemic Assessments that has taken place this week. We wanted our learners to feel confident and have enough practice before facing this challenge. Our Small Group Tuition teacher, Mrs Raven, spent 4 lessons a week in each class, assisting the ones who needed extra input. She was able[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Reaching out to the COMMUNITY in Grade 6

Reaching out to the COMMUNITY in Grade 6

The Grade 6s recently visited Living Hope Centre just outside of Capri. A day of giving back to the community was awaiting our kids and what amazing servant hearts they have displayed during our time spent there.     The four classes rotated between four stations. Station One was where they packed the hygiene packs with items collected for Living[Read More…]

by September 28, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Igniting DREAMS in Grade 6

Igniting DREAMS in Grade 6

Our Ignition Field trip to the University of Stellenbosch is a highlight to Gr 6’s and teachers alike. This year was no different.  At the beginning of our visit to this beautiful campus the classes split up, each visiting a different department. Gr 6 Winter went to the Entomology Department where they were told how to classify insects and how[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Setting the PACE in Grade 6!

Setting the PACE in Grade 6!

Our school has some amazing policies which ensure that our children are given the best chance to shine, specifically in Mathematics and English. The children at our school are placed in the various pace groups namely: Support, Core or Extension. Our Grade Six children are placed with other children that are working at a similar pace in either Mathematics or in[Read More…]

by August 31, 2017 Grade 6, Primary