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There’s no place like SPACE!

There’s no place like SPACE!

As term 3 draws to a close, so does our exploration of our wonderful world. And what better way to cap off this enthralling theme than by launching into outer space? 3…2…1… BLAST OFF!                                                    [Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Prelude in Cracking Success

Prelude in Cracking Success

#Proud teacher                                                                                                                     [Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Accounting, High School
Art Students shine this year at the Metro South Visual Art Compitition/Exhibition

Art Students shine this year at the Metro South Visual Art Compitition/Exhibition

Every year the WCED runs a visual art competition, where all Government schools and students can enter. This year, 20 of our students entered the competition and 4 of then made it to the Semi Finals that were held at Spine Road High School on the 23rd of August 2018. All 4 students won their division and took home first place in[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Creative Expression
The value of Peer Asessment in a First Additional Language

The value of Peer Asessment in a First Additional Language

According to research, self and peer assessment are important aspects of ‘assessment for learning’ practice. Assessing their own work or that of others can help students to develop their understanding of the  Learning Outcomes and the Assessment Criteria. Research has shown that learners make more progress when they are actively involved in their own learning and assessment. This term students[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Afrikaans, High School
A day in the life of a Chacma Baboon

A day in the life of a Chacma Baboon

The Grade 5’s have been diving deep into the research and knowledge about our infamous trouble-making primate: the Chacma Baboon that roams across the vast majority of the Cape Peninsula.       This research task has allowed for our children to expand their digital learning experience by using their iPads in assisting them with research and the gathering of relevant data, such as[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Digital, Grade 5, Primary

Grade 4’s give back!

Sticking to our theme this year of saving the planet and caring for our seas, the grade fours decided to participate in a volunteer project to help the community by making eco-bricks. Eco-bricks are becoming a world-wide project where people use their non-biological waste to stuff the bottles solid. The bottles are then used to build full-scale buildings such as schools, offices[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
CARE and Gratitude in Grade 3

CARE and Gratitude in Grade 3

Why do we CARE? We CARE to improve the classroom environment, this helps us to maintain a mostly emotionally stable atmosphere . To CARE is to include all our friends, to value and respect each and every one in and outside the classroom. We learn to play better, to accept people and feel loved and safe in the class we[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Term 4 Brochures – Sport and ELO Choices

Term 4 Brochures – Sport and ELO Choices

On Friday, 7 September, the Term 4 Sport and ELO Brochures are going home in the “Take Home Diary”. Please click on the link below to access the Brochure which interests you: Sunbird Sport Brochure Sunbird Sports Brochure – Term 4 – Summer 2018 Sunbird Music Brochure Term 4 GRADE R Music Brochure 2018 Sun Valley Sport Brochure SVPS Brochure[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 Grade R, Music, Pre-Primary, Primary, Sport, Xhosa
Tell me about yourself…Gr 11s demonstrate Interviewing skills.

Tell me about yourself…Gr 11s demonstrate Interviewing skills.

Do you remember your first job interview? The one where you learnt that the statement, “tell me about yourself” did not actually require you to talk about your personal life choices, but rather your qualifications, experiences and professional background. What better way to assess the Grade 11’s grasp of interview do’s and don’t’s by having them role play scenes of[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 High School, Life Orientation
Computer Tech Support….we can HELP :)

Computer Tech Support….we can HELP :)

Do you know what to do if your computer doesn’t want to turn on? Bought a new keyboard and don’t know which port it plugs into? What if you can’t seem to close an application — or can’t hear any sound from your speakers? Whenever you have a problem with your computer, don’t panic! Before you take it to the repair shop,[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 CAT, High School