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Grade Ones on their first big school field trip

Grade Ones on their first big school field trip

A few weeks ago our Grade Ones went on their first big school field trip. The destination was Fish Hoek beach and what fun was to be had! After many days of awful weather – we were lucky enough to have THE most incredible weather on the two days that we had our field trips. Smiling faces, cloudless skies and[Read More…]

by April 17, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Outreach: Charity begins at home

Outreach: Charity begins at home

Having just completed Term one’s outreach collection for the children at Nuwerus Napier After-School Centre, the lesson of giving and sharing couldn’t be more clear. The Nuwerus Napier After-School Centre is Sunbird’s outreach centre of choice. It is a centre for toddlers right up to teenagers. This center provides a safe and secure after-school environment for the children. The children[Read More…]

by April 17, 2017 Grade R, Pre-Primary
The Grade 8s will take a break from Shakespeare!

The Grade 8s will take a break from Shakespeare!

The Grade 8’s powered through Shakespeare in Term 1! And although it was exciting to finally meet the man himself, I think it is safe to say we deserve a break. In Term 1 we covered the play “Twelfth Night: Or What You Will”. A play peppered with riddles, twists and humour. The class really brought the play to life with[Read More…]

by April 17, 2017 Uncategorized

Natural Science: Groundbreaking or Beer-making?

Our Grade 8’s had a chance to test out their science skills in their first ever, proper, high school science experiment! It had some exciting results. Not least of which was one experiment exploding in the fridge…rather a smelly mess! The Grade 8s were given instructions to go about proving an hypothesis and recording their results. The hypothesis was that that[Read More…]

by April 17, 2017 High School, Physical Science
SPORT Term 2 Brochure

SPORT Term 2 Brochure

Click on the PDF brochure below: SVPS Brochure – Term 2 2017

by April 17, 2017 Sport
Rocking ROCK POOL Study

Rocking ROCK POOL Study

The Grade 7’s thoroughly enjoyed their outing to Soetwater Environmental Education Centre. The rock pool study proved incredibly interesting. Searching for life amongst the seaweed proved to be quite a challenge for the graceful hands of our lovely ladies who felt that anything that crawls was a ‘gogga’. The bird watching was fascinating where we identified different types of birds.[Read More…]

by March 26, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
SVGoS Music: Nuvo Flutes Have Arrived!

SVGoS Music: Nuvo Flutes Have Arrived!

Flute lessons have been underway at the Music Academy since the beginning of this year. Last month, Silvermine Academy flute teacher, Pam Barr and some of her flute pupils treated the Grade 4 classes to a flute demonstration. Pam has been introducing our young musicians to flute playing using innovative and modern Nuvo flutes. These lightweight, colorful flutes are designed[Read More…]

by March 26, 2017 Music

Grade 4’s drifting back into the Days of Yore

Recently the Grade 4 children took a 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[Read More…]

by March 26, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
The Grade 10s are hoping for rain!

The Grade 10s are hoping for rain!

During a time of much needed rain, our Grade 10s have been learning all about moisture in the atmosphere and how we can use our water resources more sustainably. It seems that the effort expended in class yielded some results as we were blessed with a beautiful, yet short lived, storm over the long weekend!      

by March 24, 2017 Geography, High School
Making INVESTMENTS on CAMP

Making INVESTMENTS on CAMP

The 2 days before the Gr 6 camp was filled with much anticipation for their outdoor experience at Mizpah Campsite close to Grabouw. And what an experience it was. At arrival a visit to the Eskom Palmiet Visitors Center was enjoyed by all. We listened to an informative talk about the plant and the campers were able to identify dams[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 Grade 6, Primary