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GRATITUDE in WORDS

GRATITUDE in WORDS

Writer’s week was a week of expressing gratitude within our class, co-operative groups and our Grade. Each person wrote two things that they are grateful for about each member in their group. They were encouraged to take the time to think and be honest with their words.   Little did they groups know, they had to present what they had[Read More…]

by August 3, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
MARDI GRAS comes to Grade 4!

MARDI GRAS comes to Grade 4!

The Grade 4s have had lots of fun this week learning about the world renowned Festival of Mardi Gras and how its was held annually in Fish Hoek during the 1960’s and 70’s.  For many years if you had said “Mardi Gras” to anyone in the Cape Peninsula they would have replied “Fish Hoek”. The Mardi Gras Festival grew to[Read More…]

by August 3, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
Sticks for KICKS!

Sticks for KICKS!

Term 3 has started off with a bang for our Hockey teams as they show some masterclass skill, not only in their matches, but at their weekly practices too.  Our coaches have been putting in the hard yards, getting the young athletes ready for their up and coming fixtures. Our matches have proven to be incredibly exciting. The atmosphere was[Read More…]

by August 1, 2018 Primary, Sport
I EXcel in Microsoft!

I EXcel in Microsoft!

The Grade 10 students have started the Term off with learning about Microsoft Excel. This is such a powerful programme, as it allows us to preform basic calculations on worksheets using preset functions which can help us work out Personal Budgets etc. The following functions are a few must knows for Excel: SUM – This is used to calculate the sum of a range[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 CAT, High School
IT Creativity in Term 3

IT Creativity in Term 3

Term 3 is now officially in full swing and Interchange is no different!  After a lovely break, students and teachers alike, are ready for the excitingly and busy term that lies ahead. The key focus in I.T has been to be as creative as possible in all the tasks that we take on. Creativity is defined as “the use of imagination or[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Digital, Primary
Welcoming term THREE with GLEE!

Welcoming term THREE with GLEE!

After a well-deserved holiday our Sunbirds are back in action and having more fun than ever! Pre-school campus is flooded with excited chatter and laughter as our children reconnect with their peers and teachers after three weeks away. The Sunbirdie’s have had no problem remembering just why they love school so much as they gleefully tear around the playground and[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Responsibili-THREE

Responsibili-THREE

Response-ability, the word says it all. The ability to choose our response.  Responsibility is one of the many life skills we teach in our classroom. The Grade Three’s are learning not only to be responsible for their own behaviour, but to encourage their co-operative group members to do so as well. Group points may provide motivation (or more specifically, the[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Wonderful WRITERS in Grade 2

Wonderful WRITERS in Grade 2

This is such an exciting term as we dig straight into growing beans! The Grade 2s are keeping a “Bean Journal” to document each and every change their bean makes on its journey to becoming a green and healthy Bean Plant. It is so wonderful to see the children’s enthusiasm towards writing, and keeping an updated journal. This Writer’s Day we[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
Grade One celebrates MANDELA!

Grade One celebrates MANDELA!

Last week Wednesday, 18 July, our Grade Ones celebrated Mandela Day. It would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday and it was the perfect opportunity to give back to others. We started off with a discussion about Nelson Mandela and what he has done for South Africa. Our children were clued up on this topic and gave us some great[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Back to Term 3 with a BANG!

Back to Term 3 with a BANG!

After a very exciting and successful Term 2, the Grade 5s can look forward to an action packed term; filled with wonderful learning, exciting outdoor field trips, and the anticipation of receiving their pen license for the very first time. The term has started off with a BANG and the excitement was absolutely unreal throughout the Grade 5 corridors on the first[Read More…]

by July 26, 2018 Grade 5, Primary