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Country Orals done in MAD squared

Country Orals done in MAD squared

Pupils were given the task of researching a country of their choice, and speaking about a specific topic of that country, for example Japan – Tsunami, orally in front of the class.  In order for the pupils to achieve top marks for this oral, effort must be made in presentation with the use of: Posters Dressing up Articles from chosen country[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 4
Study Skills Seminar with Grade 7’s

Study Skills Seminar with Grade 7’s

The word study or test immediately creates stress. Mr Keller reminded us of how important it is to create a safe and welcoming environment in order to access your CEO. It is also important to identify your best learning modality, you may be a Visual Learner or an Auditory Learner or a Kinesthetic Learner.  You may even be a combination[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 7
Facilitators needed for Assessment Week!

Facilitators needed for Assessment Week!

Our Assessment Week takes place from Monday 21 May to Thursday 24 May.  We are in need of Room Parents to facilitate a number of our children with their Assessment Papers.  This is a labour of love and our children reap so many positive benefits from this service.  If you are available for the whole week or for a day[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Family Matters
Probability

Probability

‘For those betting folks’: We learned that when you throw two dice you have the best chance of achieving a total score of seven …….in various combinations.  The total of 7 is possible 7 times out of a total of 36, with 5 and 8 following at 6 times out of 36. So, when you play Monopoly again, remember these odds!  

by May 3, 2012 Math Literacy
Lights, camera and almost action

Lights, camera and almost action

Rehearsals for the play, Cinderella and Rockafella are underway and the Grade R’s are being put through their paces.  There are two casts and each cast’s children have to follow a synchronized sequence of moves. The children have enjoyed dancing to the lovely music and we are looking forward to being centre stage in September.

by May 3, 2012 Grade R
VIDEO killed the RADIO *

VIDEO killed the RADIO *

The Gr 9 Arts and Culture students are learning about radio drama! Some of them have never even heard of Radio Drama and cannot imagine life WITHOUT tv!!!!!! We will be studying the methods of achieving a successfull radio drama which will keep the auditory audience captivated and interested!

by May 3, 2012 Visual Art
Tieners en Geweld

Tieners en Geweld

Die Graad Elfs sal volgende week weer mondelinge doen en een van hulle onderwerpe is Tienergeweld.  Hierby ingesluit is ‘n onlangse artikel oor ‘n skokkende aspek van ons moderne samelewing. (The Grade Elevens will be doing orals next week and one of their subjects is Teenagers and Violence.  Included herewith is a recent article about a shocking aspect of our[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Afrikaans
Sum fun!

Sum fun!

We are very busy learning all about numbers in Grade One. Before, after, more, less, plus and equals are words we are using constantly! We are about to venture into the world of sums! Ready, steady, here we go!

by May 3, 2012 Grade 1
Grade 10 IT – Design Process

Grade 10 IT – Design Process

The Grade 10 IT students have been working on a feasibility study for an application. In class they decided that they would work on an iOS (iPhone) application “Hangman”. They had to do a SWOT analysis, a marketing plan, screen designs and compile a final report for submission. Below are a few of the screen designs they have worked on[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Information Technology
Science Expo  Enthusiasts

Science Expo Enthusiasts

The Science Expo of last week was the perfect oppertunity to introduce our Gr 6 Learners to Science vocabulary. This naturally had to be followed by performing some experiments in the classroom in order for them to understand the words in context. The learners showed great excitement and they had to be reminded that self-control in a science lab was[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 6