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Telling the time.

Telling the time.

During this term we have been learning to tell the time. To begin with we learnt the o’clock, quarter past, quarter too and half past. We are now finding out about all the 5 minute intervals. The learners have had a lot of fun working with the room parents in the passage, playing games in groups and one on one[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Grade 3
Creativity in full flow

Creativity in full flow

The Grade 4 to 7 classes have all successfully completed their first artwork of the term. They have done an excellent job with some exciting results.  Grade 4 reflected on their families in this project. Grade 5 went on a “trip” to Venice and observed all the colourful washing hanging out to dry  over the canals.   Grade 6 gave[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Creative Expression
Playtime at Sunbird

Playtime at Sunbird

The Sunbird children have been making the most of the last few warm days of summer, enjoying messy sand and water play!  This is all part of the sensory learning experience necessary for developing reading and writing skills.

by March 13, 2012 Grade R
Guitar Tuition

Guitar Tuition

Guitar Tuition at the Academy Jeremy Olivier will be leaving us at the end of this term to fulfil all his performing commitments. Jeremy was one of our founding members of the Academy and it was such a pleasure to have him on our Staff again even if it was for a short while. Gari Crawford is making more time[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Music
6 Important Phrases to Remember

6 Important Phrases to Remember

The six most important words are: “I admit I made a mistake” The five most important words are: “ You did a good job” The four most important words are “ What is your opinion?” The three most important words are: “ If you please” The two most important words are: “ Thank you” The one most important word is:[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Life Orientation
How To Make Cheese At Home

How To Make Cheese At Home

The Grade 9 Technology class has been learning about the processes we can apply to food products to improve their value, longevity, taste and appearance.  Try this very easy cheese recipe and witness the changes for yourself! Ingredients 2 cups of milk 10 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juices Salt White pepper A knob of butter (or margarine) Sugar And a[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Technology
Final Showdown at Newlands Pool this THURSDAY

Final Showdown at Newlands Pool this THURSDAY

It all comes down to this. Our U13A Waterpolo Girls have worked so hard this year. We have reached the Final of the Western Province Chamionships and only Reddam House stand in our way. On Thursday, at roughly 17:00 our girls will be playing at Newlands Swimming Pool (near the Rugby Stadium.) The U13A Girls would LOVE to see you[Read More…]

by March 12, 2012 Sport
QUEEN appreciation & Makin’ some NOISE!!!

QUEEN appreciation & Makin’ some NOISE!!!

This week the Gr 9 Arts and Culture class will be watching a dvd of one of Queen’s live performances. It is part of our Music appreciation lesson! Today, the Gr 8’s had some time to practice Polyrhythms. We had great fun clappin, patting, stamping and clicking to different rhythms!

by March 12, 2012 Visual Art
Preparing for the Orators’ Competition

Preparing for the Orators’ Competition

After the preliminary round of speeches delivered to the class, we are now in the throes of final preparations for the BIG DAY: the formal Orators’ Competition to be held in the Sunvalley Group of Schools Hall on Wednesday 14 March. Right from earliest times, orators have been recognised as being a special breed: inspirational human beings, who access our[Read More…]

by March 12, 2012 English
GEOGRAPHY: Satelites and The Atmosphere

GEOGRAPHY: Satelites and The Atmosphere

This week, the Gr 11 Geography students will be looking at satelites and how they capture data, process it and transmit it back to Earth. A very HOT TOPIC in the news at the moment, is South Africa’s bid to host the SKA which, in a nutshell, is a bid to host the Worlds’ largest telescope.   Click here to read[Read More…]

by March 12, 2012 Geography