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Gr 11 career outing to Rocking the Future

Gr 11 career outing to Rocking the Future

The Grade 11’s recently went to Michael Oak Waldorf School where they attended the Rocking the Future career expo. This expo is presented by ISASA to expose learners to Tertiary Institutions aside from UCT, UWC and Maties.  Colleges such as Vega, AFDA and Open Window offer creative and design courses. The Animation School attracted quite some interest and the soccer[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Afrikaans, High School
Punctuation creates meaning!!!??

Punctuation creates meaning!!!??

Ask any English teacher marking her sixtieth essay just how VITAL the correct use of punctuation is. Not only do these seemingly insignificant little symbols provide clarity to writing, they are also responsible for interpretation of meaning. The Grade 11’s recently worked on some sentences which were entirely devoid of any punctuation. Let’s just say they found interpreting any meaning[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 English, High School, Uncategorized
Dishonoured cheques and the IMPACT on businesses…

Dishonoured cheques and the IMPACT on businesses…

#Cash Transactions #Source documents Issuing cheques is a very convenient method of making payments. What it requires is just writing the date, amount of money to be paid, the name of the person who is to be paid to and signature. Though it sounds very easy, there are plenty of cases where cheques are bounced. Just a single mistake can result in your cheque[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Accounting, High School
Grade 2s Diving into CREATIVITY

Grade 2s Diving into CREATIVITY

This term the Grade 2s have been putting together their penguin projects. They have learnt all about penguins and were itching to write down all the knowledge gained. They had to write about each stage of the penguin life cycle. They then compared it to, and wrote about,  their own life cycle. It has been such a joy to see them create[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
SAND and SMILES in Grade One

SAND and SMILES in Grade One

Two weeks ago our Grade Ones got the chance to go on their very first big school field trip. The destination was Fish Hoek beach and there was a lot of excitement as they arrived at school; costumes and towels in tow. The weather played along on the most part, except the awful wind, but that didn’t stop the children from[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
A SUPER week for Sunbirds!

A SUPER week for Sunbirds!

Term 1 may be drawing to a close, but things are all but slowing down at Sunbird. Last week was a SUPER one from start to finish. We took a break from our usual routines and enjoyed an outing to Kalk Bay, a Sports Day and a Dress Up Day! On Tuesday and Wednesday the boys and girls took turns[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Grade 12 Visual Art

Grade 12 Visual Art

End of term means submission times and deadlines for practical work for Visual Art and Design. Grade 12 Visual Art Students final submissions for  theme ‘Construct/Deconstruct represented some interesting concepts. This body of work consists of a Drawing as well as an Artwork . The Grade 12 Visual Art students will receive their IEB Topic at the end of the[Read More…]

by March 20, 2018 High School, Visual Art

Sunbird Sports Brochure – Term 2

Please click on the link below to access the Sunbird Sports Brochure: Sunbird Sports Brochure – Term 2 – Winter 2018

by March 16, 2018 Grade R, Uncategorized
Action and Adventure on CAMP!

Action and Adventure on CAMP!

Enthusiasm, excitement and anticipation was in the air for our annual Grade 5 camp at Simonsberg Christian camp. The boys and girls jumped straight into their new learning environment by playing games and getting into their new teams.    The teams, of randomly selected participants, had the opportunity to compete in challenges consisting of not only physical, but mental exercises.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
SBA? What is SBA?

SBA? What is SBA?

SBA – School Based Assessment.  Grade 12 students have the opportunity to write tests on sections of their work which then counts towards their final marks. SBAs cover smaller sections of the syllabus and at the same time expose the students to the type of questions they can expect in their end of year exams. Usually the students work through previous question papers and have[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 High School, Information Technology