Articles by: Grade 6

Bridge Building Competition in Grade Six

Bridge Building Competition in Grade Six

Cellotape, straws, toothpicks, prestik, string and elastics… The Grade 6s wondered what they would be using all these materials for. In keeping with the theme of Creative Innovation and encouraging learners to think out of the box, the Grade Sixes would be building bridges. Each group worked together to design and build their bridge. After some heated discussions, collapsing structures[Read More…]

by August 7, 2015 Grade 6
Grade 6 visits Cape Town Science Centre

Grade 6 visits Cape Town Science Centre

An excursion to the Science Centre is always something to look forward to and this trip was no exception. With time spent on the building wall, lessons on countries and capital cities as well as chemistry, a viewing through the Obscura camera and time spent on the floor with the exhibits, everyone, including the teachers, had a fantastic time. The original[Read More…]

by July 22, 2015 Grade 6
Fun with Maths in Grade 6

Fun with Maths in Grade 6

Working with a study buddy in preparation for the Formal Assessment for Mathematics was a first for our learners. Support learners were linked up with Extension learners who helped them study. As soon as the “tutor” was satisfied with the knowledge retained by his/her learner, they moved on to practising skills while working through different Mathematical problems. Both the Support[Read More…]

by June 11, 2015 Grade 6
Grade 6 Rocking the Afrikaans Eisteddfod

Grade 6 Rocking the Afrikaans Eisteddfod

This term thirteen of our Grade 6 learners prepared for the Afrikaans Eisteddfod. Great care was taken in choosing a poem for each learner. Hours were spent learning the words and practising the use of tone and facial expressions to help bring each poem to life. With the assistance of one of the moms, Christa Durand, our learners were ready for[Read More…]

by May 28, 2015 Grade 6
Fun with E-Colours in Grade 6

Fun with E-Colours in Grade 6

This term the Grade 6s have placed a lot of their focus on E-COLOURS, learning how to effectively make use of their respective profiles in their day-to-day lives. E-COLOUR lessons have been incorporated into their class schedules to help them better their understanding of the respective E-COLOUR profiles, so that they understand, as well as value individuality within a classroom[Read More…]

by May 14, 2015 Grade 6
Scientists in the Making

Scientists in the Making

We’ve started off this term with an exciting theme on Acids, Bases and Neutrals. First we’ve learnt about taste and smell. Of course that meant that tasting had to take place in class. This was a rather entertaining activity. The learners had to do a research project on the nose which they have found informative. They particularly enjoyed using the[Read More…]

by May 4, 2015 Grade 6
Koeberg Power Plant

Koeberg Power Plant

Last week we visited the Koeberg Power Plant Visitors Centre. The learners had a fantastic opportunity to learn even more about Electricity. Our facilitator, Pauline, did a superb job in engaging our learners during her talk. The learners answered the questions posed, with insight, making their teachers very proud of them. The Gr 6s thoroughly enjoyed the displays at the Visitors[Read More…]

by March 20, 2015 Grade 6