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Grade 10 Visual Art – All about ‘The Still Life’

Grade 10 Visual Art – All about ‘The Still Life’

Grade 10 Visual Art Students are exploring the ‘Still life’ as a genre during the fourth term. With a wide variety of objects, different types of still life’s were created by the students. The main focus area is on ‘composition’ and considering the different elements of art. The project requires students to determine their chosen ‘type’ of Still life, do[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 High School, Visual Art
Grade 6 Science Week – Bouncy Egg Experiment

Grade 6 Science Week – Bouncy Egg Experiment

Science Week! In Grade 6 we decided to experiment with eggs and vinegar to prove a hypothesis that eggs could bounce if it is pickled in vinegar for a period of four days. Below are comments from our children in the various classes with regard to their experiences during the experiments.       Comment from Grade 6 Brenner: Finding out[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Uncategorized

Grade 4 Camp – “We are capable of so much more than we think”

07h30 and all was not still and quiet at the Rocklands Campsite. This was because it had been overrun by over 130 super excited grade 4’s, ready for their camp. Moms and dads were left behind as their children ran off to get their first taste of camp life. There was so much to do from playing soccer with MacNugget[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
District Six: EXPLORING our PAST

District Six: EXPLORING our PAST

The Grade 5s are learning about the causes and consequences of the Apartheid movement. We are focusing on the District Six community and how land capture by the suppressive government affected thousands of households that were forced to move to the Cape Flats and township areas.     The Grade 5 teachers are teaching the boys and girls the importance of multicultural education[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
MAD Grade 2 SCIENTISTS

MAD Grade 2 SCIENTISTS

Last week we did a few variations of The Elephant’s Toothpaste experiment. We had such a great time together on the field as a grade as we experimented for the first time. The kids were fascinated by the different colours of the “toothpaste”. We then invited the Grade 1s and 3s into our “labratories” to show off our experiments. The beauty of[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
Comical CREATIVITY in Grade 3

Comical CREATIVITY in Grade 3

This past week the Grade 3 students tackled the art of telling compelling stories by making their own dinosaur comics, which tied in perfectly with their termly theme of Dinosaurs and Tesla’s. The children jumped at the opportunity to exercise their creative muscles and couldn’t wait to get started. In class, the teachers showed videos on how to create comic strips[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade Ones rock at o’clock!

Grade Ones rock at o’clock!

It has been a fun start to Term Four in Grade One. We have been learning many new things, especially in Mathematics. This term we are focusing on learning how to tell the time and learning about money; two things that are relevant to the lives of our precious growing Grade One brains.   The children have had lots of fun[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
IT Innovation in the intermediate phase

IT Innovation in the intermediate phase

Term 4 is officially in full swing, in the IT department! After a much needed break, the intermediate phase has been enjoying challenging IT lessons, where CREATIVITY and INNOVATION have been the primary focus. Learning to harness our digital skill sets, without compromising our creativity. In a world where we all need to be technologically efficient, it has become important[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Digital, Primary
Batty and Backwards on Backwards Day

Batty and Backwards on Backwards Day

On Friday , the Grade Rs had a rather exciting yet unusual start to their day. Things began a little differently as we started our morning routine with the ‘end of our day’, thus proceeding our annual tradition known as ‘Backwards Day’. Everything we would normally do as a grade would now be from ‘finish to start’ instead of ‘start[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Slowly does it – Students Growing Wealth in a Digital Age

Slowly does it – Students Growing Wealth in a Digital Age

In a microwave society of instant gratification and rapid results, young learners need to be guided to discover that some things take time. Part of this process is teaching them that good financial heath takes time and that money is not grown in ATM’s. As teachers we see the importance of teaching children to budget, how to save for those[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Digital, Grade 7, Primary