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Elevenses at Sunbird!

Elevenses at Sunbird!

The other day when in the kitchen, I turned around to see James, sitting at one of the tables, his hat beside him. I asked him why he was sitting there and he said, “I am waiting for my tea”.  Apparently he had asked Foster to make him some tea and Foster had said he should wait in the kitchen. [Read More…]

by April 20, 2012 Grade R
Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning

Last week Grade 6’s headed into the mountains for a thee day camp and this week our Grade 8-11 students are roughing it in the Hottentots Holland Nature Reserve.  In May our Grade 7’s will head out to the Breede River for their Outdoor Education programme. We place an enormous emphasis on out-of-the-classroom learning.  Here, away from the pressures of[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Group Principal
U10B’s play out of their socks

U10B’s play out of their socks

Winter Sport matches kicked off this week. WOW what a great week of Sport. All our Soccer teams performed superbly with almost all either winning or drawing their games. This year, unfortunately, we have low numbers of U10 Soccer players. The Sport Team therefore decided to push up our TOP U9’s to compete in the U10B age group. This talented[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Sport
New Arrival at Sun Valley Primary School

New Arrival at Sun Valley Primary School

It has been an exciting week at Sun Valley Primary School. As we near the completion of our new Wireless Cloud and network throughout the Sun Valley Group of Schools. An addition to this new network has been the arrival of our COW(Computers On Wheels) Trolley. The long await is finally over!   This new COW Trolley will carry 36 laptops[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Digital
Grade 4s hike to Peer’s Cave.

Grade 4s hike to Peer’s Cave.

  The Grade 4’s have been in the Intermediate Phase for four months and have settled in well with the work load of Grade 4. Our Theme for Term Two is  Animals and Plants of the Cape Dune System.       The Grade 4’s hiked up to Peer’s Cave to learn more about how early man, the Strandlopers lived.[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Grade 4
Grade 7’s in the Wild!

Grade 7’s in the Wild!

What a wonderful hike! Constantia Nek to Kirstenbosch Gardens. We arrived at Constantia Nek bright and early to be met by our tour guide Mark Hawthorne. He taught us about Pioneer Plants and ecosystems surrounding the Wild Peach tree. He also mentioned the Keurboom and Silver Trees. We enjoyed our lunch under some welcome shade. After which Mark Hawthorne continued[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Grade 7
Exciting Term 2

Exciting Term 2

An exciting Term 2 lies ahead for the Grade Fives. We learn about District 6 in our Thematic Studies. We consider the hardships the people of District 6 experienced, the history and geography. Afrikaans sees us enjoying  Die Plaas. We will read about Die Plaas, learn new words to use in writing and speaking and enjoy the animals we find.[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Grade 5
CA the only option?

CA the only option?

It is true that the biggest potential income generators in South Africa are still Chartered Accountants CA.  However, chartered management accountants have the potential to earn above average salaries as well.  Management accountants do not fit the stereotype of number crunchers and bean counters and definitely don’t all work in banks.  Wherever there’s an important business decision to be made,[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Accounting
Hiking to Muizenberg Caves

Hiking to Muizenberg Caves

We ordered in a beautiful day for our Funscapes outing to the Muizenberg caves! We were stopped in our tracks on many an occasion to investigate beautiful spiders and intricate webs. Mr Raven, our fantastic guide, pointed out many interesting flowers and secret walkways that we followed. Eventually, after a long walk, we got to the amazing cave! How exciting[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Grade 2
Funscapes!

Funscapes!

The Grade One’s had so much fun making masks and musical instruments for Funscapes today. There was time for games and fun as well. It was a great day full of creativity and enjoyed by all. Check out our Funscape photos by clicking here!

by April 19, 2012 Grade 1