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Grade 6s reach out in the community!

Grade 6s reach out in the community!

This term our grade 6’s have been collecting hygiene items for our outreach program at Living Hope. Our learners were eager to help and couldn’t wait to pack these Care bags. We raced off to be welcomed by the lady we have been working with for years. She greeted us and broke us into 4 groups. The first group would[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
No Edge in Edging Forward into Assessments

No Edge in Edging Forward into Assessments

The grade 7 students have been hard at work preparing for their upcoming final exams. Added to the fact that the exams often contain a little bit more intrinsic pressure and excitement, it is also this grades’ last time writing at Sun Valley Primary School. The students have been put through their paces in the weeks leading up to the[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Uncategorized
Grade One’s Become Wetland Warriors.

Grade One’s Become Wetland Warriors.

Recently, our children went to Rondevlei Nature Reserve for their Field trip this term. The children arrived at school very excited and ready to try spot the shy elusive Rondevlei Hippo’s. Once at Rondevlei, they had a quick  fruit snack and were ready to start exploring.     The interactive ladies of Cape for Kids then taught the Grade Ones[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
The End is Nigh…

The End is Nigh…

… but it’s not the end. A new beginning is just around the corner! The Sunbirds are fast approaching the start of their formal schooling and, boy, are they excited! Their bodies are strong, their brains are ready and their hearts are open. There is still much to enjoy in the last few weeks of this term, a fact which[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Save our Seas, Please!

Save our Seas, Please!

The Save Our Seas Foundation has been dedicated to protecting life in our oceans, since 2003. They support passionate and innovative researchers, conservationists and educators around the globe by funding their projects and helping them to tell important scientific and environmental stories. The Grade Two’s spent a fun filled day, learning all about the importance of our Oceans around us.[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
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The Grittiest Grade 3s

“The More You Practice, the better you get! One of South Africa’s most famous golfers, Gary Player once said, “The More You Practice, the better you get!” Well, the Grade 3s are certainly fulfilling every wise word of this statement. It has been such a journey for these young inventors, explorers, travellers and astronauts this year. Just as they have been[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Searious about Sea Creatures in Grade Two

Our Grade Twos have been having a whale of a time, learning about all that dwells beneath the blue. We took a trip last week to the Two Oceans Aquarium, where the children learnt all about the creatures of the deep, and how important it is for us to look after them.     The field trip definitely piqued their[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
It’s Fun Being Young!

It’s Fun Being Young!

Friday, 25th October saw the little Sunbirds’ excitement levels reach new heights. The day of the much anticipated pyjama party had finally arrived! The Grade Rs had been counting the sleeps until they could come to school at night-time and party the evening away in their pyjamas. Of course, the added treat of snack packs (put together by the wonderful[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Grade One PJ Party fun!

Grade One PJ Party fun!

Last week Friday, the Grade Ones enjoyed what is possibly their favourite event, the PJ Party. Coming to school AT NIGHT always brings on a lot of excitement in the classes. The children arrived on a very wet and rainy night, cosied up in their very cute pyjamas, slippers and gowns. To start the night off, the children got to play[Read More…]

by November 1, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite hero’s in Afrikaans. At Sun Valley we have our very own heroes and heroins. They have been tasked with an Afrikaans writing exercise. It was a news report about someone which helped mould them. It was a sight to see the energy and determination in our Grade 6 children to ensure that they met the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 6, Primary