Creative Expression

Sun Valley Group of Schoosl – Term One Newsletter

Sun Valley Group of Schoosl – Term One Newsletter

What an amazing Term One it has been! If you missed out on a paper version at Parentline tonight, click on the link below to check out the Sun Valley term 1 Newsletter Sun Valley Newsletter – Term 1

Grade 1 Masterpieces!

Grade 1 Masterpieces!

The Grade 1s had their first art lesson and thoroughly enjoyed it. They learned about primary colours and what make the secondary colours through a song . Then the Grade 1s were put to the test: only using the primary and secondary colours they had to create a painting of their choice. The Primary Colours are the only colours that cannot be made[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Creative Expression, Primary
Embracing our first introduction to Design and Art

Embracing our first introduction to Design and Art

Grade 10 Art and Design students have plunged wholeheartedly into all that the creative possibilities that their new subject choices can possibly offer. Visual Arts created sculptures as a dedication to the artwork and sculptures of the Artist Paul du Toit. Design students explored the possibilities of foreground and back ground perspectives as they learn more about the elements of[Read More…]

2019 Extra-Mural Brochures – Term 1

2019 Extra-Mural Brochures – Term 1

Want to check out the Digital Version of our Brochures for Term 1? Follow these links below: Sunbird Sport Brochure – Sunbird Sports Brochure – Term 1 Sunbird Music Brochure – GRADE R Music Brochure Sun Valley Sport Brochure – SVPS Brochure – Term 1 2019 Silvermine Afternoon Programme – Silvermine Academy Brochure – Term 1 2019 Extended Learning Opportunities (ELO) Brochure – ELO Brochure[Read More…]

Meet me in the Middle

Meet me in the Middle

The Grade 3 and 4 students this term were put to task, to sketch a portrait of themselves.  In the first lesson, students were told to look at themselves in the mirror and to look at what details they have that no one else has. This included their eyes, nose, mouth, ears, lines and shapes. I explained to students that not[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 Creative Expression
Art Students shine this year at the Metro South Visual Art Compitition/Exhibition

Art Students shine this year at the Metro South Visual Art Compitition/Exhibition

Every year the WCED runs a visual art competition, where all Government schools and students can enter. This year, 20 of our students entered the competition and 4 of then made it to the Semi Finals that were held at Spine Road High School on the 23rd of August 2018. All 4 students won their division and took home first place in[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Creative Expression
Nelson Mandela Month

Nelson Mandela Month

Nelson Mandela Creative Expression started off with the big bang this term as we took a look back at Nelson Mandela for Mandela month. The Grade 3-7s had a class discussion on who Nelson Mandela was, and what he has done for our country. We also discussed what Mandela month is all about and what it means to give 67minutes.[Read More…]

by August 23, 2018 Creative Expression, Primary
Valley Vocals SHINE at National Choir Festival

Valley Vocals SHINE at National Choir Festival

  George Choir Festival, 9-11 August 2018 When one mentions  “Sun Valley” there are a few things that immediately spring to mind such as “no homework” or “sporting school”. However, 2018 has seen the birth of a new direction in bringing balance to life by growing our arts & music culture. With the introduction of the new Silvermine Music Academy[Read More…]

by August 15, 2018 Creative Expression, Music, Primary
KING of my CASTLE

KING of my CASTLE

Grade 1 Hall were very excited when I told them that they would begin painting this week! After a a quick demonstration on what to do, they jumped into it. Using different shapes and sizing they were encouraged to paint a castle. Their cattle was to include window, doors and the like. Our Grade 1s decided to be the Kings of their Castle.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Creative Expression
EXCITING times at Silvermine Music Academy!

EXCITING times at Silvermine Music Academy!

After much anticipation we have moved to the new Silvermine Music Academy building. How exciting! Lessons started on 29 January, but music students can still be enrolled. Kirstyn Botha will be teaching Music Appreciation. I would like to encourage all our music students to enrol for this course. It will provide them with essential background information about different genres of music and[Read More…]

by February 2, 2018 Creative Expression, Music