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Grade 9s investigate Afrikaans contemporary music

Grade 9s investigate Afrikaans contemporary music

In the first few weeks of the term the Grade 9s have been learning about some Afrikaans contemporary artists like Karen Zoid, Francois van Coke and Arno Carstens.  They have enjoyed discovering how many SAMA awards our own Arno Carstens have won and that he lives in the Valley.  Some learners bumped into him and relayed their experiences with great[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Afrikaans, High School
All things Geography in Grade 10

All things Geography in Grade 10

The very enthusiastic class of Grade 10 Geographers have started Term 1 with enthusiasm and energy. They have already covered getting to know our provinces to teaching each other about global warming. Every day is a day of fun and learning and they are growing their knowledge and passion for our wonderful world.  

by February 7, 2019 Geography, High School
Irresistible Inter-House Sport

Irresistible Inter-House Sport

The first few weeks of 2019 have been full of Inter-House Sport. We have been blessed with beautiful Cape Town weather, and we have taken full advantage of it by hosting two stunning Inter-House Events. One of the focus areas of our theme is  “Falling inlove with the Process”. This means to place more emphasis on the hard work, the[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Sport, Uncategorized

IEB news 2019

After attending another informative IEB Principals Conference, I felt that a blog was a good way to keep everybody informed of the changes happening that could affect your child’s school career. Firstly, what is the IEB?  The IEB is the Independent Examinations Board and is the examining body whose NSC papers are written by the Grade 12s at the end[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 High School
Embracing our first introduction to Design and Art

Embracing our first introduction to Design and Art

Grade 10 Art and Design students have plunged wholeheartedly into all that the creative possibilities that their new subject choices can possibly offer. Visual Arts created sculptures as a dedication to the artwork and sculptures of the Artist Paul du Toit. Design students explored the possibilities of foreground and back ground perspectives as they learn more about the elements of[Read More…]

The Grade 10s are ready to “Post”

The Grade 10s are ready to “Post”

The Grade 10 Accounting students have been revisiting their posting skills. The concept was introduced to them last year in Grade 9 by Mrs Caris. Posting into the General Ledger (GL) is a skill used while transferring totals from the sub-journals. It must be properly done otherwise the Trial Balance (TB) will not equalise. The posting rules are essentially an application[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Accounting, High School
It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

The Grade 4 learners held onto their iPads with enthusiasm and excitement as they learnt all about E-Colors.  There was sense of awe as they discovered how accurate the test results were which helped them recognise their own personality traits. Not only did the test help them recognise their tendencies and potential limiters but allowed them the opportunity to learn a bit more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Who’s got the vibe?

Who’s got the vibe?

In any school, leadership is critical, as is the inclusion of students as part of that leadership. The position of “Inter-house  Cheerleaders” is a position of responsibility and one which provides an important connection between pupils, peers and friends. As for bringing the “Gees”, aka the vibe, at the swimming Gala – well, that’s just part of parcel of the[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Our Grade Six pupils have been getting to know themselves and their peers in our Conflict in Africa theme this year. They are at the precipice of becoming teenagers and now they need to find tools to ensure that they taste success when interacting with staff, peers and friends at our school. We encourage our Grade Sixes to know their[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Travelling back in time

Travelling back in time

The question on our minds this term is “where does my family come from originally?” We have discovered that our ancestors have come from all over the world; from Britain, Madagascar, Holland and all the way to France and many more in between. It’s been such an adventure working through our countries’ timeline and history. Thematics is all about making connections with[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 5, Primary, Uncategorized