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This little light of mine….in Grade 8

It’s all very well making projects look pretty and colourful and a delight to the eyes, but what if you have to actually make something happen? What if you have the pressure of getting the potential energy stored in your handy little battery through some wire you have connected to a switch (which you hope you’ve kept in one piece)[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 High School, Natural Science
K is for Kindness

K is for Kindness

Let’s take a minute to mentally high five our special Sunbirdies for their incredible performance on Friday. What little superstars they were! Lining up to enter the hall on Friday morning, they were a mixture of nerves and excitement… and so were their teachers! Of course, we need not have worried. They outdid themselves! Most importantly, they enjoyed themselves (the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Grade Ones are keen Kirstenbosch explorers!

Grade Ones are keen Kirstenbosch explorers!

Last week our Grade Ones went on a very exciting field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens, which links to our plant theme this term. We were blessed with beautiful weather on both days so we were able to make the most out of the trip to the gardens. The children arrived ready to go and VERY excited to see all that Kirstenbosch[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Term 4 – SUMMER Brochures

Term 4 – SUMMER Brochures

On Friday, all Term 4 Brochures were handed out. If you missed out, please check out the Digital versions attached below. If you have any questions or queries, please contact reception on hello@sunvalleygroup.co.za Sunbird Sports Brochure – Term 4 – Summer 2019 SMA brochure – Term 4 SVPS Brochure – Term 4 Music Brochure – Term 4 GRADE R Music[Read More…]

A day at the Zeitz MOCAA Museum

A day at the Zeitz MOCAA Museum

The wheels on the bus went round and round as we made our way through a cold and chilly morning to the spectacular V&A Waterfront. Emotions were running high as the kids were super excited to be greeted by the exceptional design of the Zeitz MOCAA museum of contemporary arts.                       [Read More…]

by August 23, 2019 Grade 5, Primary
A Compelling True Story of Grit: The Children of Willesden Lane

A Compelling True Story of Grit: The Children of Willesden Lane

Grade 7 students (and their Flour Babies) got to experience compelling storytelling at its best during their recent field trip to the Cape Town City Hall to watch Mona Golabek, a Grand Pianist from America, perform and tell the story of her mother.  She describes her mother, Lisa, as her best friend and teacher, not just of piano; but also of[Read More…]

by August 23, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
Adventures at UCT

Adventures at UCT

The adventures continue here in Grade 4. Recently, the Grade 4s went to the University of Cape Town to explore our marine and sea world. It was a time full of adventure. Our students became conservationists, shark spotters and scientists.  What an adventure, as our students discovered more about the world around them.

by August 23, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
VICTORY FOR VALLEY VOCALS

VICTORY FOR VALLEY VOCALS

After weeks of practice, days of hard work and hours of anticipation, it was time for the Valley Vocals to shine. Unforeseen circumstances gave us the opportunity to add an extra evening to our tour experience. We spent our first night enjoying the beautiful surrounds and extravagant food at the Houw Hoek Inn. Waking up to a buffet breakfast was[Read More…]

by August 19, 2019 Creative Expression, Curriculum, Sport
Mapping the World in Grade 10 Geography

Mapping the World in Grade 10 Geography

The Grade 10s have been learning about the various development indicators that tell us about the levels of development of countries around the world. To further their understanding, they are creating their own world population maps using real-world data and a little help from Google Maps. Once completed, they will be comparing their maps in pairs to identify relationships that[Read More…]

by August 19, 2019 Geography, High School
Making Meaning with Maths

Making Meaning with Maths

Grade 7 Engineers and Constructors are hard at work as they set out to design and construct a 3 dimensional model of the most prestigious “Raphael Sol Art & History Museum,” a building designed to be a replica of “The Lourve” in Paris, with a uniquely South African, rectangular based pyramid feel. The planning of the museum’s construction is extensive and requires[Read More…]

by August 19, 2019 Grade 7, Primary