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Gr 6 Assembly – Dealing with conflict and anger

Gr 6 Assembly – Dealing with conflict and anger

Dealing with conflict and anger is part of our daily lives.  As this the basis of our theme for the year, we thought it would be important to deal with it in our Grade 6 Assembly.  This engaged each learner in a creative way in learning a vital life lesson.  Our Gr 6 learners have blown us away with their commitment and[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 Grade 6
Dunes, Bows & Arrows…

Dunes, Bows & Arrows…

The Grade Fives headed off to the sand dunes in the cold wind and rain yesterday.  The learners had constructed bows and arrows as the San might have many years ago.  A competition was held to see who could shoot their arrows the furthest.  It was tough competition as many bows and arrows were made superbly.  Thank you to the[Read More…]

by February 23, 2012 Grade 5
A visit to the new Cape Town Science Centre

A visit to the new Cape Town Science Centre

A visit to the new Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) in Observatory is a must. Mr Tuohy, Ms Christie-Blick and two Grade 4 learners, Linda Cwayi and Sinazo Zelanga were invited to attend the opening launch of the CTSC. What an experience. As you entered the centre, you were immediately struck by the amount of interactive activities one could do  – [Read More…]

by February 22, 2012 Grade 4
Vintage Valentine Funscapes.

Vintage Valentine Funscapes.

Safiya Mia reports: On Monday the 13th February, we went to Kirstenbosch. I got there in my dads car. When we arrived, we took a walk through the entrance to the stage area. First we all settled down on a picnic blanket and started to play and eat. I sat next to Imaan and Isabella. I ran down the hill[Read More…]

by February 21, 2012 Grade 3
Artroom Action

Artroom Action

The Intersen phase of our school, have gotten off to a roaring start in the art room this term.  Lots of bubbly and enthusiastic artists picked up their tools and began the daunting task of creating Masterpiece number one, for 2012.  The emphasis on the discussions in the art room so far,  has been on developing confidence and practicing observational[Read More…]

by February 21, 2012 Creative Expression
FOUR Athletes through to last round of WP Trials

FOUR Athletes through to last round of WP Trials

On Monday, eight of our athletes participated in the next round of Western Province Trials. They all performed superbly and made us incredibly proud. Four of these eight made it through to the third and final round of trials. A HUGE Sun Valley Group of Schools congratulations to the following Athletes.

by February 21, 2012 Sport
Valentine’s Hike

Valentine’s Hike

The Grade 6’s were greeted by a beautiful day for their hike up to Elephant’s Eye.  Excitement was high as they knew they were going to spend some time in nature.  They eagerly started the walk up the mountain.  With the encouragement from teachers, parents and granddads, all managed the climb.  A good rest awaited them as they reached the[Read More…]

by February 20, 2012 Grade 6
Penguin Art Fun

Penguin Art Fun

Just when we thought we had seen all  the cute penguins at Boulders, a visit to the art room proved us wrong! We saw some very cute penguin pictures being created and soon realised that the art room had turned into a penguin colony! We can’t wait to see the finished product!  

by February 20, 2012 Grade 2
Valentine’s Funscape Fun!

Valentine’s Funscape Fun!

Love was in the air! It was Valentine’s Funscapes and the Grade Two’s couldn’t wait to make their Valentine gifts! They had fun moving through various stations, dipping marshmallows into chocolate and 100’s and 1000’s, making paper flowers, designing and making cards and lastly beautiful vases! All the hard work made them exhausted and thirsty so they raced down to[Read More…]

by February 20, 2012 Grade 2
Life Learning is the Best Teacher

Life Learning is the Best Teacher

As we face the prospect of Making a Digital Difference we are being told that experimentation is good. Don’t fear the ‘unknown’. Tim Keller has taken us through the different attitudes we have to technology and we could recognise where we fit in. Are we Fearful Fred – too afraid to turn on the power button? Busy Bob – too busy[Read More…]

by February 17, 2012 Counsellor