Post Tagged with: "Grade 5"

A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

Filled with enormous amounts of energy and excitement, the Grade 5s left on their final field trip for the year. The atmosphere was vibrant from the first steps taken on the Springbok Atlas until the minute we stepped off the buses back at Sun Valley Primary.   During the year the Grade 5s learnt a lot about the city they[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Goodbye’s to our GRITTY Grade 5s

Goodbye’s to our GRITTY Grade 5s

We had the great privilege and honour in celebrating our Grade 5s GRITTY Achievements at their Grit Awards Ceremony. On this special day our Grade 5 families could revisit all the awesome memories that we have shared this year as well as a chance to step back from the hustle and bustle of life to see how far each child has[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Shaping Shadufs

Shaping Shadufs

The Grade 5’s have been learning about the similarities and differences between Cape Town and Cairo.    They first completed a tourism project comparing the two cities, and then put themselves in another persons shoes in conquering the adventurous trip by bicycle from Cairo to Cape Town in the form of a creative writing piece.    The boys and girls have[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Discovering District Six

Discovering District Six

The Grade Fives are learning about the causes and consequences of the Apartheid movement. We are focusing on the District Six community and how land capture by the suppressive government affected thousands of households that were forced to move to the Cape Flats and township areas. The Grade Five teachers are teaching the boys and girls the importance of multicultural education[Read More…]

by October 19, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
The Grade 5’s become Environmentalists

The Grade 5’s become Environmentalists

On Thursday 21 September our Grade 5’s set off to Soetwater Environmental Centre. Arriving on the beachfront, we all wondered how we would be taught to become ‘Environmentalists’ for the day. We were welcomed by enthusiastic volunteers, who work closely with the well-known Mr Lappies. Our minds were immediately challenged and put to work with group discussions on Eco-systems. They[Read More…]

by September 28, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Baboons MATTER!

Baboons MATTER!

Baboons Matter    The Grade 5’s have been researching and learning about our infamous trouble making primates, the Chacma Baboon. This research task has allowed for our children to use their iPads in assisting them with research and the gathering of relevant data, such as: Appearance Habitat Behaviour Breeding Food and Feeding Interesting Facts   This task was thoroughly enjoyed as the topic is[Read More…]

by September 13, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 5s talk about being HUMBLE

Grade 5s talk about being HUMBLE

For our last Grade 5 assembly in 2017, we decided to teach the rest of the school the importance of being humble. The ability to be humble in every aspect of ones life is so important; be it at school, in the work place or during sport. The children embraced this exciting idea with plenty of enthusiasm. Some of them[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Building South Africa, one contour line at a time.

Building South Africa, one contour line at a time.

Our Grade 5’s have recently been tackling the challenges of mastering the concept of contour lines. As you can imagine, this is not an easy task. We decided that the only way to conquer the concept was to tackle it in true Sun Valley fashion: getting hands on.                The Grade 5’s were delighted[Read More…]

by August 17, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Challenge accepted: working towards the PEN PASS!

Challenge accepted: working towards the PEN PASS!

Our Grade 5’s have hit the ground running this term, with no delays in setting their goals and preparing themselves for the possible challenges that may come their way this term. From day one they were faced with the challenge to present their most beautiful cursive handwriting yet. In the day and age of computers and tablets some may question;[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Nothing like “Grandparents LOVE”

Nothing like “Grandparents LOVE”

The relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren is something that should not be taken for granted. Research has shown that the emotional relationship between grandparents and their grandchildren has a significant impact on their academic, psychological and social development.    A bond between a grandparent and a grandchild is not only important to the grandchild but also adds more value[Read More…]

by June 4, 2017 Grade 5, Primary