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Pre-Schoolers in PYJAMAS!

Pre-Schoolers in PYJAMAS!

Only 3 more sleeps… only 2 more sleeps… only one more sleep… and then suddenly it was HERE! After weeks of counting down with our little ones, last Friday it was finally time for the Sunbird Pyjama Party. What’s the only thing cuter than a pre-schooler? A pre-schooler wearing pyjamas! Our little Sunbirdies looked simply ADORABLE as they poured through[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Grade 3s in their full CAPACITY!

Grade 3s in their full CAPACITY!

On Tuesday, the Grade Threes spent the morning learning all about capacity. We used various sized measuring jugs to demonstrate how different amounts of water looked within their cups. The Grade Threes eagerly participated by carefully pouring water to make up 250ml, which they now know is one cup! We conducted a little experiment to see how many cups of[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade One PJ Fun!

Grade One PJ Fun!

Last Friday SVPS held their annual Pyjama Party. This is a much anticipated event and the countdown begins as soon as the date is set. It was the Grade One’s first PJ Party in “big school”. There was a hype of excitement as the children hurried down the passages, eager to get to their classrooms and see their friends and[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
U12A’s excel at Waterpolo Tour 2018

U12A’s excel at Waterpolo Tour 2018

The U12A Waterpolo boys and girls recently set off to Knysna to participate in the Oakhill Chukka Festival. This is a Waterpolo Tournament which takes place in the open water, to be more specific, in the Knysna Waterfront. We stayed at the beautiful Beauchamp Lodge, situated right on the Knysna Lagoon. The weather over the weekend was beautiful, the water was[Read More…]

by March 7, 2018 Sport, Uncategorized

School Governing Body Meeting

As there was not a Quorum of 132 parents at the Nomination and Election meeting for the new Governing Body – the Electoral Officer, Mr Nelson Mafrika from Masipumelele High School declared that the meeting could not proceed. Notice of the Follow-up Meeting is in the PDF below, providing the SEVEN days notice period as prescribed. Please click on the[Read More…]

by March 5, 2018 General, Group Principal
Community MURALS

Community MURALS

Over the course of this term, the Grade 9’s have been learning about the Origins of Graffiti. From Bubble Letters to Broadway Style, they had to adapt their new knowledge to create their very own welcome  mural for visitors passing through “their” Community. The result is a work-in-progress, however the full result will be up on the blog for all[Read More…]

by March 5, 2018 High School, Visual Art
“Mathematics is the music of reason.” James Joseph Sylvester

“Mathematics is the music of reason.” James Joseph Sylvester

Grade 8’s have begun the long, and hopefully fruitful journey of High School Mathematics (or Maths Literacy Grade 10-12). Some enter the Maths classroom with trepidation, sure they will stumble at the first request to find that illusive “x”. Others enter the classroom already defeated and sure there is nothing more they can possibly do to understand or enjoy Maths[Read More…]

by March 5, 2018 High School, Mathematics
Global Warming in Grade 10 Geography

Global Warming in Grade 10 Geography

The Grade 10s have been working very well together in their new Geography class. They have created amazing posters explaining what Global Warming is and how it is leading to Climate Change around the world.

by March 5, 2018 Geography, High School
Soetwater FUN!

Soetwater FUN!

The Grade 7s have been dealing with our Earth and spent a day learning about Soetwater’s diverse rocky shore ecosystem. Luckily they were blessed with beautiful weather and excitedly set out to explore their surroundings. They were first taught by Mr Lappies, the importance of preserving the different biomes and how we all can minimise our impact on our planet.[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 4’s learn about topography… 3D style!

Grade 4’s learn about topography… 3D style!

On the 16th of February the Grade 4 learners took their iPads, picnics and themselves off to Fish Hoek Beach where they learnt about their surrounding topography. The learners started off with a delightful picnic and then got to their tasks. The first instruction was to build a 3D replica of the mountain range that borders our Fish Hoek Valley. The[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 4, Primary