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Power bucks for the Grade 6s!

Power bucks for the Grade 6s!

Camp went off with a bang when the Grade 6s found out they will be working for ‘Powerbucks’. They learnt about investments, bargaining and whether to play it safe or risk it all. They had to come up with a name, logo and a YouTube advert, the grade 6s blew us away with original and catchy ideas. The camp was packed[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Teamwork Makes The Dream Work on Grade 5 Camp!

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work on Grade 5 Camp!

The Grade 5s excitement was palpable as they gathered early on Wednesday morning. They boarded the buses for Simonsberg Christian Camp with a bustle in the air and a spring in their step.  They were eagerly awaiting 3 days and 2 nights of non-stop, fun-filled adventure, team-building and excitement! The boys and girls wasted no time in immediately beginning the adventure upon[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 Grade 5, Primary
Scintillating Swimming Tour

Scintillating Swimming Tour

Halfway through Term One, the Sun Valley swimming Squad set off on an adventure of a life time. All the training, planning and organising was complete, and it was time to get to the George/Knysna/Plett region and have a “jol”. The Swimming Squad of 32 students from U10 – U13 set off bright and early on a Thursday morning. The[Read More…]

by February 24, 2019 Sport
Painting like the impressionists

Painting like the impressionists

Grade 10 Visual Arts are embracing the impressionist style with ‘plein air’ paintings. Light and photography played a significant role in the creation of impressionist paintings . Grade 10’s ink observational drawings of trees shows interesting techniques and expression.

by February 21, 2019 High School, Visual Art
Successful monologues in Afrikaans.

Successful monologues in Afrikaans.

Riemvasmaak is a beautiful Afrikaans poem by Willie Adams that tells the story of a group of people who were forcibly removed from their land by the Apartheid government in 1975.  Even though the story of the people of Riemvasmaak started sadly, it has a happy ending as this community was one of the first to be relocated and today they[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Afrikaans, High School
Informal Trading Investigation

Informal Trading Investigation

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and Informal Trading constitute the heart of the economic prospect of most countries. In those countries, they play an important economic and social role by means of their input to the creation of wealth and jobs (Hallberg, 2000). South Africa is not immune to these realities given they represent 34% of the GDP (The Banking Association[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Accounting, High School
The shape of you….Grade 9 Natural Sciences

The shape of you….Grade 9 Natural Sciences

How does my body work? Have you ever read those books? The Grade 9s hadn’t either so we went about trying to understand how this body of ours, in the most simplistic way, works to keep us alive. Each group was assigned a system within the body to research and then present to the class in an interactive and informative[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 High School, Natural Science
A Night (Day) at the Museum!

A Night (Day) at the Museum!

The Grade 3 Scientists went on an exciting adventure to the fascinating Iziko South African Museum! They met their informative and helpful tour guides who showed them around the 200 year old museum! The Grade 3s  were enthralled by the Discovery Room.  Here they were able to feel all the different skeletons; looked at the preserved animals displayed across the[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Not so 2-Dimensional after all!

Not so 2-Dimensional after all!

This week the Grade 2s have thought, hypothesised, experimented, and concluded that there is more to Maths and Science than sums and beakers. With giant bubbles and balloon shapes, the Bubbly Maths company came to shed new light on a few dull Mathematical concepts. Amazement and awe filled the hall as normal concepts like measuring, shapes and soap suds came[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
I’m special because I’m ME!

I’m special because I’m ME!

What makes me special? That is what our Grade Ones have been discussing the past few weeks. This term our Life Skills focus is “All About Me” and last week our children got to show their teachers and their classmates what makes them unique.   The Grade Ones made their very own booklet that told us all about them. We[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade 1, Primary