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The show must go on in Consumer Studies.

The show must go on in Consumer Studies.

The Grade 12 Consumer Studies students managed to fulfill all social distancing criteria whilst doing their second last practical of their school careers – their PAT first production.  The prac was their first attempt at a product that they believe filled a gap in the market and fulfilled certain skills and techniques prescribed by the IEB for a Grade 12[Read More…]

Grade 11 English- Visual Literacy

Grade 11 English- Visual Literacy

With the return of our lovely Silvermine students, there was no time to lose and the Grade 11s did not hold back. As part of our English curriculum, students have to engage in current affairs and be able to critically analyse, discuss and provide opinions on events both locally and globally. Well, what a time to be in school, because[Read More…]

by July 9, 2020 English, High School
B’ the Change in the ‘New Normal’

B’ the Change in the ‘New Normal’

The Grade 11 Design students are facing a new identity of ‘BEING SOLUTION MINDED’ . The new mindset of  problem solving in our present circumstances is creating a generation of designers who are divergent thinkers. This design minded thinking synthesizes information and knowledge to achieve a solution in order to deal with our volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world[Read More…]

by July 9, 2020 Design, High School
Grade 6s are ready to learn!

Grade 6s are ready to learn!

The Grade 6s have been back at school for a week now, and the teachers can just feel the excitement! The learners have worked really hard during the lockdown and are happy to be back. Although they are rotating classes and don’t get to see all of their friends, their Emotional Intelligence has allowed them to focus on the task[Read More…]

by July 2, 2020 Grade 6
Top 48 Grade 7 Leadership Programme

Top 48 Grade 7 Leadership Programme

PUPIL LEADERSHIP  Leaders help themselves and others to do the right things. They set direction, build an inspiring vision, and create something new. Leadership is about mapping out where you need to go to “win” as a team or an organization; and it is dynamic, exciting, and inspiring.  https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newLDR_41.htm     We recently announced our top 48 Pupil Leaders for[Read More…]

by June 26, 2020 Group Principal
An Open Letter to our Grade 7s

An Open Letter to our Grade 7s

As we reach the halfway mark in our Grade 7 year, the Grade 7 teachers would like to send out this ‘open letter’ to the Grade 7 students of 2020. Our Dearest Grade 7s It is with renewed hope that we look back at the year so far, a year with challenges none of us could have predicted, but a[Read More…]

by June 19, 2020 Grade 7, Primary
SMA Gr 12 Newsletter – 27-05-20

SMA Gr 12 Newsletter – 27-05-20

  Soon we will be welcoming our hard-working Grade 12’s back onto our campus for their final few months of schooling! Our newsletter to the Grade 12’s is available at the link below, incase you missed it – SMA Gr 12 Newsletter – 27-05-20  

SVPS Newsletter – 26 May 2020

SVPS Newsletter – 26 May 2020

We are delighted to be able to welcome back our Grade 7 students next week! Incase you missed our newsletter update – check it out here – SVPS Newsletter – 26-05-20      

by May 27, 2020 Uncategorized
Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Toilet roll. Check! Pipe cleaner. Check! Googly eyes? Yes, googly eyes. Check! What could the Grade 2’s be creating? They were eager to find out and so out broke a chatter amongst the Grade 2’s. What could this turn into? A few of them guessed it… It was an earthworm in the soil and were introduced to their next theme:[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
‘P’ stands for PJ PARTY in Gr3!

‘P’ stands for PJ PARTY in Gr3!

On Friday night our munchkins ran through the Sun Valley doors, as they embarked on a fun filled night of entertainment. The Grade 3 Pyjama Party started with a bang. They started off with the limbo, amongst other entertainment, in the IT Centre which brought a grin to all their faces.  Oh no, thats not all… The Grade 3s moved[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 3, Primary