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Taking on Term Four

Taking on Term Four

The excitement is real as our Grade 5s enter Term 4. The end is near for these little legends as they prepare for some adventures ahead.   In Term 4, our boys and girls can expect some awesome, yet challenging tasks. For example, the Shaduf Project, traveling on the Red Bus Tour around Cape Town and learning about the history[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 6 Ignition Field Trip to Stellenbosch

Grade 6 Ignition Field Trip to Stellenbosch

An Ignition Field Trip that had the Grade 6s waiting with excitement! After a slow start to the morning with traffic being backed-up due to an accident on route, this trip was definitely worth the wait. On arrival, the children were lost in the little town of Stellenbosch. The question of the moment amongst one another were, “Are we there yet?”. Eventually[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Slick Pro-Cricket Skills

Slick Pro-Cricket Skills

The Annual Pro-Skills Cricket Tournament powered by All Rounder Academy, DP and Peter Butner Sports took place on a blustery day on Friday.    This popular event was attended by many of our local schools and clubs. The participants included Fish Hoek, Kronendal, Bergvliet, All Rounder Cricket Academy and more.   The afternoon included a competition at various skill specific[Read More…]

by October 17, 2018 Sport, Uncategorized

Grade 4 Ignition Field Trip to UCT

The Grade 4s have, over the course of the year, been learning about the ocean and how we should protect it. This term they dived right into the daily life of a marine biologist with the help of their ignition field trip to the UCT Marine Biology Centre. The Grade 4s were captivated by the weird and wonderful sea life[Read More…]

by October 13, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
U13A Valley Lads Conquer Knysna Cricket Tour

U13A Valley Lads Conquer Knysna Cricket Tour

The 1st Team Cricket lads set off to Knysna for the annual Cricket Festival hosted by Backward Point – The Cretchley Series. And what an event it was in 2018! The vibe in the busses was electrifying and the boys couldn’t wait to get to their beloved Point Lodge and to settle into their accommodation with their respective roomies. Many[Read More…]

by October 11, 2018 Sport
Unbelievable Under 11 Cricket Tour

Unbelievable Under 11 Cricket Tour

During the holidays, the U11A Cricket Team set off to Knysna to take part in the Cretchley Cricket Series – A prestigious event which has been taking place in Knysna for the past 20 years. The boys were incredibly excited as they arrived at school on the morning of the Tour. For many of them, this would be their very[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 Primary, Sport

Term 3 Newsletter

Click on the BLOG link below for the Term 3 Newsletter.  School closes tomorrow for the Spring recess Term 3 2019

by September 27, 2018 General, Group Principal
Xchange Rate at Glance

Xchange Rate at Glance

Look at the Exchange Rate!!! We all love travelling abroad, however, it involves converting currencies into the currency of the country visited. How does it work? The value of one country’s currency in terms of or in relation to another country’s currency is called the Exchange Rate. For instance this morning 1 Rand was exchanged for 3,97 Mozambican Metical: ZAR/MZN:[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 High School, Math Literacy
Marine sustainability in Grade 10 Geography

Marine sustainability in Grade 10 Geography

Last week the Grade 10s headed out to the Two Oceans Aquarium to learn about marine sustainability and what we can do as individuals to better protect our oceans, such as reducing our use of single-use plastic (straws, coffee cups and plastic bags) and only purchasing fish that are considered sustainable according to SASSI’s “traffic light system”. It is important[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Geography, High School
Developing Dedicated Deducers

Developing Dedicated Deducers

As educators it is not only our responsibility to teach the required curriculum content, but to challenge new methods and explore a range of strategies that allow children who are more mathematically competent and gifted to develop an understanding of how the mathematics they have learned is going to help them in a particular context. To this end, one student[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade 7, Primary