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Exceptional Music Students!

Exceptional Music Students!

We received wonderful news this week as 3 of our students were placed on the Honour roll at Unisa for their exceptional theory results! Congratulations to Justin Muhl – 94%, Lisa Van Oudtshoorn – 94,5% and Grace Johnston – 95% (As seen in this photo)  The other 3 students (Aneri Swanepoel, Amy Murgatroyd, Liam Swanson) who entered for the Unisa Grade 5 Theory also passed with distinction!

by March 2, 2012 Music
Easter Just Around the Corner!

Easter Just Around the Corner!

Easter is just around the corner and the Grade 1’s have been creating a collage to celebrate this time. They have been encouraged to explore patterns and shapes and work with textures to create a colourful basket full of Easter eggs. These enthusiastic and creative learners are really excited about this project and have been working hard.

by March 2, 2012 Creative Expression
Night School – 6 March 2012

Night School – 6 March 2012

Please join us for the Night School on Protecting the Emotional Lives of our Children which is happening on Tuesday, 6 March 2012.

by March 2, 2012 Counsellor
Penguin / Butterfly Assembly

Penguin / Butterfly Assembly

The Grade Two children were SUPER excited for their assembly! There were beautiful butterflies fluttering about and cute penguins waddling around! Our assembly helped us realise that just like these creatures have a plan for their life, there is a plan for our lives. We left with a sense of how special each child really is. I’m sure the Moms[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 Grade 2
Bird Feeder #2

Bird Feeder #2

The time had finally come! The Grade Two’s came to school armed with half the contents of Dad’s garage! What a busy and exhausting day it was but it was all worth it! The birdfeeders were both original and beautiful! We are sure to have many visiting birds in our lapa enjoying the “bird hotels”!!! To view more photo’s click[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 Grade 2
3 Dimensional & 2 Dimensional Graphic Design

3 Dimensional & 2 Dimensional Graphic Design

This week the Golden Bird Society explored the differences between 3D and 2D graphic design. We looked at the notable differences between the the two, and had a chance to create a 3D environment using an editor powered by Sandbox. For those who are unsure of the differences here they are: Two Dimensional Graphics (2D) – this is what we call[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 Digital
Whole School Hoofie Families Meet

Whole School Hoofie Families Meet

The whole school from Grade 1 – 7 dispersed into their Hoofie Families on Wednesday morning.  Each teacher welcomed their 4 families and then handed the lesson over to the Grade 7 (or in some cases a Grade 6) Hoofie Leader who would run the meeting with their family.  Each Grade 7 had their agenda and spent half an hour[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 Family Matters
Family Camp Out at Sun Valley Group

Family Camp Out at Sun Valley Group

The Family Camp out took place on Friday.  You could have been forgiven for thinking our school field was a camping site, because it was.  We had over 400 people booked in, with tents making 2 (and sometimes 3) circles set out in a laager formation.  The fires were going and Birdie Num Nums was available for those who wanted[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 Family Matters
Luke Planting Smashes 96 not out versus Fish Hoek

Luke Planting Smashes 96 not out versus Fish Hoek

This afternoon our U13 Cricket Team took on a strong Fish Hoek side. We batted first and with the help of Luke Planting’s stunning knock of 96 not out we made it to 177 for 4. Well done, Luke. We are very proud of you. We then bowled and struggled to settle down onto a line and length and Fish[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 Sport
Girls Cricket on the UP!!!

Girls Cricket on the UP!!!

The girls cricket team at Sun Valley Primary School is training hard to improve their skills. The girls practice twice a week – Thursdays and Fridays. Today, the girl’s had their first cricket net session where they focused mainly on batting and bowling technique. In the short time that I was present, I was highly impressed by the great level[Read More…]

by March 1, 2012 Sport