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Term Two Outings

Term Two Outings

Peer’s Cave (for Funscapes) – It’s off in search for possible hidden treasures in Peer’s Cave. We learn about the first humans who lived in the area and how they survived and hunted. There are even stories of discovered skulls and snakes – creepy. Sand dune Hike from the Sunbird Centre – With a qualified guide and Environmental Conservationist, we[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 Grade 4
Term One EarlyAct

Term One EarlyAct

Thank you to all the parents and learners who sent in the Easter Eggs for our EarlyAct. We managed to decorate two big boxes and fill them with chocolate eggs. On the last day of the term they were delivered to a pre-primary school and an orphanage in Masiphumelele. They were very grateful for all the chocolate.

by April 13, 2012 Grade 3
Exploring and Discovering

Exploring and Discovering

There is much excitement for our term ahead. We will be learning about Pirates, Explorers and looking at different maps. There are a lot of fun outings too! For our Ignition Outing we will be visiting UWC (University of the Western Cape)  to discover more about Sport Science. The learners will also be researching about a famous explorer and completing[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 Grade 3
Never a dull moment…

Never a dull moment…

Term Two is in full swing! From learning new Rhythm and new Melodies, to lots of musical games; lessons are never dull for the Silvermine Music Academy Students!

by April 13, 2012 Music
Term Two is here!

Term Two is here!

The Grade One’s all arrived back at school this week and settled into their routine with ease. How they have grown! There was much excitement as they have all moved groups and are making new friends. Term Two has begun, it will be a term of fun!

by April 13, 2012 Grade 1
Our Grade 3’s Experiment with Pastels & Paint!

Our Grade 3’s Experiment with Pastels & Paint!

The Grade 3’s worked incredibly hard last term! I thoroughly enjoyed seeing their imagination and enthusiasm for each project, and their painting skills improved dramatically! Their “Cute Cat” Project showed their self motivation and willingness to experiment with pastels and paint.  

by April 13, 2012 Creative Expression
Matric and History

Matric and History

   Matrics at Work in Term One – Matthew is still here!   For all students, Term Two is the dreaded exam term and the way to success is hard work right from the beginning.  This week, the Matrics are staying behind while most of the rest of the school go away on camp.  They will be forging ahead with[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 History
The fun never stops

The fun never stops

We ended last term with an Easter bonnet parade and we would like to commend all our parents who put so much effort into the beautiful bonnets.  The children enjoyed the party and the Easter egg hunt.  This term is a busy one and we are looking forward to starting our alphabet days next Tuesday.  To see more click here

by April 13, 2012 Grade R
Far from the madding crowd…real learning happens.

Far from the madding crowd…real learning happens.

Having taught in the Foundation Phase for 25 years I have not had much experience of outdoor education camps. Visiting with the Grade Six’s during their camp at Mizpah near Grabouw made me pause for thought. The value of outdoor education became apparent as I watched the teachers and children participating in team building exercises, eating lunch and relaxing. The[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 Curriculum
“Batty” about Term Two

“Batty” about Term Two

We are back at school and already working hard. The Grade Two children returned to school after a lovely Easter holiday, feeling  refreshed and ready to roll! To add to their excitement the Grade Two’s learnt that this term was all about batty bats, spectacular spiders and quiet caves! It did not take much encouragement for the boys to go out and[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 Grade 2