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GINGER

GINGER

 What is Ginger? Ginger is a strengthening food that has long been used to maintain health. Ginger has a long history of both culinary and medicinal use in Chinese, Japanese and Indian medicines. In ancient China, ginger was regarded as a healing gift from God and was commonly used to cleanse and warm the body.  Qualities of Ginger: The major active[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 Consumer Studies
Grade 7’s camp at High Africa

Grade 7’s camp at High Africa

  Through primary school our learners wait in anticipation for camp in Grade 7. As we drove away from the campsite on Friday morning I heard this little voice behind me say “Ah I wish we were just arriving, that was so much fun.”     The highlights were: Rowing down the Breede river, this was energizing. The Climbing Wall[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 Grade 7
Do I really have to?

Do I really have to?

Many people ask the question: “Do I really have to wear a seat belt?”  Is this just another law through which the government can generate some extra money? Read this and decide for yourself: Newton’s First Law of Motion states that an object will stay in a state of rest or or will continue moving in a straight line, unless[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Physical Science

Amusante leesstukkie

Ek het die volgende storie uit Nataniël se Joernaal gekry.  Dit is nogal snaaks. As jy dit ook geniet het, laat my weet by die skool. VOËLTJIE Ons predikant was jonk, aantreklik en vreeslik gewild.  En hy het iets verskrikliks gedoen, dit het ek altyd geweet.  Jy kon dit in sy oë sien, die smeulende kombinasie van ‘n moordende skuldgevoel[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Afrikaans
SVPS Netball Clean Sweep against Kirstenhof

SVPS Netball Clean Sweep against Kirstenhof

This afternoon, our powerful squad of U10 – U13 Netball players showed their skills and played some amazing netball to win every single game against Kirstenhof Primary School. The weather was beautiful, the courts were stunningly laid out, oranges, biscuits and cooldrink were flowing for our players as well as the visitors – a truly lovely setting for fantastic netball.[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Sport
What we love about Grade Three!

What we love about Grade Three!

The Grade Three’s were asked what they have enjoyed about the year. Ms Dawes class. Chloe: “My favourite part this term has been making up our stories in Literacy.” Lindiwe: ” I have enjoyed writing out THRASS tests and seeing my marks get better.” Josephine: “I loved drawing the Bumpalump picture and enjoyed the funny poem.” Keona “I have enjoyed[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 3
Assessment Time

Assessment Time

Assessment Time has arrived. Here are a few tips on how to survive this tough time. Remember to have a good night’s rest. Eat a healthy and hearty breakfast. Study hard and stick to the timetable. Remember that the teachers are not out to get you. This is a time for you to shine and prove yourself. Stay focused and[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 5

Technology: Grade 8 & 9 Excel Notes

With assessment week starting in the next few days, the Grade 8 and 9 students have been revising their PowerPoint and Excel skills. The following are a few must knows for Excel in the assessments: SUM – This is used to calculate the sum of a range of data. The following operators may be used in a sum formula [+,-,/[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 CAT, Information Technology
Afrikaans in Grade One!

Afrikaans in Grade One!

Afrikaans forms a fun, interactive part of the Grade One curriculum. The children in Grade One have been learning to tell the story of “Die drie klein varkies”. There is plenty of laughter and fun to be had as they dramatise and recite the story and poems in Afrikaans. Moms and dads ask them to tell you the story at[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 1
Cybersmart Parenting

Cybersmart Parenting

The Night School on managing the Internet in the home was daunting,  informative and entertaining. Tim Keller took us through the dynamic growth in the internet, its impact on society, developing digital citizenship and how to manage the internet within the home environment. Having highlighted the dangers your children may face, Tim outlined the strategies to parent effectively in this[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Curriculum