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Farewell Matrics 2020

Farewell Matrics 2020

After an extremely challenging and insanely weird year, the Matrics have MADE IT! They have entertained us all by performing very accurate skits of their teachers… let’s just say if they pay as much attention to their lessons as they do to us, then they’ve got no worries for their final exams. We wish them all the best and know[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Uncategorized
Everyday we learn and play!

Everyday we learn and play!

It has been an exciting few weeks in Grade One as our children get back into the routine of being at school everyday. They have enjoyed tasting success as they get the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge, which helps them to master the concepts taught by their class teacher. They have been hard at work learning about addition and subtraction,[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Exams 2020

Exams 2020

Writing exams under the new normal is still the same! Social distancing has become second nature, but in the IT classroom the students have to maintain their distances during exams. During class time it’s easy to look at the computer next to you and see what your fellow students have created. From time to time you need the reassurance that[Read More…]

by September 21, 2020 Information Technology
Ratanga Who?

Ratanga Who?

Since returning for Term 3, we have realised just how much potential our Grade 5’s have after seeing their creative drawings, the arts and crafts they made & the new skills they learnt during our time away. They really can be anything they want to be. This last cycle, we gave our grade 5’s the chance to be engineers, construction[Read More…]

by September 21, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
This little light of mine…please shine! Gr 8 grapple with electrical circuits.

This little light of mine…please shine! Gr 8 grapple with electrical circuits.

The Grade 8’s were set the task of designing a basic electrical circuit. They had to construct it in a creative way. We had campfires and fireplaces that “lit” up, house lights that turned on, “idea” bulbs above bunnies heads (?!) Everything the Grade 8’s could imagine! We have been learning about the different components of a basic electrical circuit[Read More…]

by September 21, 2020 High School, Natural Science
Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

For our Community Service, the Grade Twos chose to support SANCCOBB, as we were passionate to learn about penguins in Term 1. We did this by raising funds in our Grade to adopt penguins in need. The SANCCOBB penguins have either been abandoned, injured or are very weak. The adoption fee per penguin pays for its food, healthcare and other[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Can you believe that Term Three is already underway? Our Grade 3’s certainly can! This group of legends have wasted no time diving straight back into the fun, laughter, and hard work at SVPS. Our Grade 3’s have been learning so much and have had such an exciting few weeks. To top off a fun week, pronouns have been on the agenda[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

“Grade 7s, you are now parents!” The infamous phrase repeated each year as the teenagers of Sun Valley Primary begins their 2-week journey of parenthood.This year has been unlike any other experience. COVID-19 has put a lot of goals and plans on ice, and many of the events that have the ”usual-feel” have had to be modified to suit the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2020 Digital, Grade 7, Primary
MASKS in Microsoft Access?

MASKS in Microsoft Access?

Databases are widely used throughout the world. Clothing stores have massive databases in which they keep records such as the prices of items and the amount of items in stock. Even schools use a database to keep track of all the learners records including exam results and contact details. This week the Grade 11 CAT students have been learning how to restrict[Read More…]

by September 3, 2020 CAT, High School
“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

Term 3 is underway and the classrooms are once again filled with laughter and learning. The children have quickly adjusted to the “new normal”. They are keen to learn and are filled with enthusiasm, reiterating the fact that children are adaptable and positive little people! This term we follow the theme of Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. The story encourages wonderful[Read More…]

by September 2, 2020 Grade 1, Primary