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Grade 3s sussing out “Seisoene”

Grade 3s sussing out “Seisoene”

Sometimes teaching in the same class, lesson after lesson, can become a bit repetitive. So what better way to start our new term, than with a specialised teaching lesson! The excitement that followed after telling the Grade 3s that they would be moving to the other classes to learn was something to behold! It was the perfect response to foster engagement with[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Welcome to Term Two!

Welcome to Term Two!

Welcome back to an exciting new term! Our Grade Ones arrived on Tuesday with smiles on their faces and lots of enthusiasm to work in their new “big school” books. The reason these books are so exciting is because they are lined, which provides a fun challenge for them when doing Handwriting! Our setwork book of the term is Winnie the Pooh[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Sunbirds Back in Action!

Sunbirds Back in Action!

Can you believe it, term TWO is already under way! After a wonderful holiday we are diving head first into learning, movement and play down at Sunbird. And no one is more excited to be back than our fantastic Grade R’s! The children certainly haven’t wasted any time getting reacquainted with the playground and reconnecting with their friends. There’s a[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Record-Breaking Boys Hockey Tour

Record-Breaking Boys Hockey Tour

The 1st Team Boys Hockey Tour was an AMAZING experience for all involved. The manners displayed were, as usual, impeccable. The vibe within the team was something special. Parents, supporters and onlookers could not stop raving about the Sun Valley TEAM – their spirit, their team work and support of one another was quite phenomenal. The team produced the best results[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Sport
Grade 7 Camp – The ultimate outdoor adventure!

Grade 7 Camp – The ultimate outdoor adventure!

Excitement filled the air as students arrived at High Africa in Roberston, a magnificient venue on the bank of the Breede River. This is an ideal outdoor experience for Grade 7 learners who get to experience nature and their beautiful surroundings away from the business of city life and any digital distractions. Students were met with the warm and welcoming smiles of the[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 5s travel back in TIME

Grade 5s travel back in TIME

Our Grade 5 kids have taken time travel to a whole new level, by learning about the early explorers who touched the soils of the Cape many years ago.   Traveling back on the timeline included learning about the different communities that influenced the Cape’s authentic infrastructure, food, dress and music. It is these communities that have made the Cape as[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 5, Primary

Grade 4’s reminisce about the golden Days of Yore

The Grade 4 children took step back into the history of Fish Hoek. In the space of one day the children transformed themselves from 21st century children into children from the early 1900’s. The first stop on our journey was at one of Fish Hoek’s earliest shops, AP Jones. Here the children paraded their outfits for the residents to see.[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 6 Camp – an unforgettable experience

Grade 6 Camp – an unforgettable experience

The Grade Six children had a glorious journey to Grabouw, where their camp site was at Mizpah. The teacher’s and children were well rested and after a few minutes the activities began in haste. The screams of the children getting stuck into the first task of the day could be felt. A positive mindset was required because the children were[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
HOT Hockey Tour

HOT Hockey Tour

Another exciting chapter awaited the First team Hockey Girls as they took on the best of what Hockey SA has to offer in the annual Knysna Hockey Festival, hosted by Backward Point Tours.   Teams came from far and wide to attend this event. The teams ranged from schools far up north, to schools that travelled from Port Elizabeth to[Read More…]

by March 25, 2018 Sport, Uncategorized
Grade 10 Geography excursion to Jonkershoek

Grade 10 Geography excursion to Jonkershoek

These tree-hugging, nature-loving explorers went on their first Geography outing to the beautiful Jonkershoek Valley where they were led on a walk up the mountain by Geologist Peter van der Spuy and Nature Conservationist Steve Gildenhuys. It certainly was an awesome and worthwhile experience!        

by March 23, 2018 Geography, High School