Articles by: Grade 6

Appreciating TAP Parents and Facilitators in Grade 6

Appreciating TAP Parents and Facilitators in Grade 6

We are truly blessed to have a TAP program running at our school. TAP stands for Teacher Assistant Programme and involves parents giving up 1 hour a week to assist teachers in their classrooms. This can take the form of administrative work or working with groups of children or individual children. This makes an enormous difference in the lives of our children[Read More…]

by October 21, 2015 Grade 6
Grade 6 Reaching Out to Give Others Hope

Grade 6 Reaching Out to Give Others Hope

On the 18th of September, the Grade 6s visited the Living Hope Centre as part of their Community Outreach programme. Throughout the term they have been collecting various healthcare items to create “Health Packs” which were donated to the centre, who in turn will distribute these packs to people within the community. The Grade 6 team did remarkably well and managed[Read More…]

by September 28, 2015 Grade 6
Grade 6 Ignite Their Imagination For Tertiary Education

Grade 6 Ignite Their Imagination For Tertiary Education

Today the Grade 6s and their teachers visited the University of Stellenbosch. Kobus Visser, a PHD Bio Engineering student, shared more about what engineering is, the different types of engineering, robots and how we use them in our daily lives. According to Kobus engineers are the people who make dreams happen. He managed to make the learners excited about this[Read More…]

by September 17, 2015 Grade 6
Grade 6 on a New Adventure

Grade 6 on a New Adventure

Four Grade 6 teachers armed with new robots… Check. 125 eager Grade 6 learners ready to explore the new and exciting world of Robotics… Double check. A brand new curriculum, ready to shape the minds of our learners and create endless opportunities in this new data rich world of ours. Priceless. The world of Robotics is upon us and the “Scribbler[Read More…]

by September 3, 2015 Grade 6
Fun with 3D shapes in Grade 6

Fun with 3D shapes in Grade 6

Moving from 2D shapes to 3D shapes has been rather exciting in the Grade 6 classes this week. Our learners got to decorate nets, cut them out and fold them into 3D shapes. They loved the creative nature of this activity and enjoyed discovering the 3D shape that each net created. Learning new vocabulary such as vertices, edges and faces made[Read More…]

by August 20, 2015 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