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My Gunsteling Strand…

My Gunsteling Strand…

The Grade 5’s had to let their creative juices flow. They had to tell us about their favourite beach. The excitement was rife immediately, they had to find interesting information about their favourite beach in Cape Town, and some of them were amazed by the facts they found!                 The catch was that[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
Ratanga Who?

Ratanga Who?

Since returning for Term 3, we have realised just how much potential our Grade 5’s have after seeing their creative drawings, the arts and crafts they made & the new skills they learnt during our time away. They really can be anything they want to be. This last cycle, we gave our grade 5’s the chance to be engineers, construction[Read More…]

by September 21, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

“Grade 7s, you are now parents!” The infamous phrase repeated each year as the teenagers of Sun Valley Primary begins their 2-week journey of parenthood.This year has been unlike any other experience. COVID-19 has put a lot of goals and plans on ice, and many of the events that have the ”usual-feel” have had to be modified to suit the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2020 Digital, Grade 7, Primary
My E-Colours

My E-Colours

E-Colours (Personality Diversity Indicator) is one of those topics that is bound to bring the greatest joy to the new Grade 4s as they enter the InterSen Phase. They learn about their strengths and weaknesses and those of their peers around them. They then get to show creativity by creating art posters in representation of their E-Colours accompanied by the[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
iPad Fever Hits Grade 4

iPad Fever Hits Grade 4

One of the greatest joys when joining the InterSen Phase at SVPS is definitely the promise of your very own iPad. Our Grade 4’s were so excited to hear that they would be getting their very own One2One iPads that they just could not stop smiling!    The Grade 4’s sat in eager anticipation in the hall as their iPads[Read More…]

by January 23, 2020 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

The Grade 6s have started exploring the Rights and Responsibilities of living in a Democratic South Africa. Over the past week, we have been examining specifically the Rights and Responsibilities of a child within our Rainbow Nation.      We have analysed shocking statistics of lack of Children’s Rights across our globe and have realised how very fortunate we are.[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
Gr 4s Memorable Powerful Presentations

Gr 4s Memorable Powerful Presentations

At Sun Valley we love to share stories, and along with that comes learning the art of story telling. The InterSen Phase were tasked with sharing a story that the audience would never forget, and our Grade 4s definitely rose to meet that challenge! The task seemed daunting at first, but after some brainstorming sessions, and some helpful tips from[Read More…]

by August 8, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Computers vs Teachers? The Grade Three Opinion

Computers vs Teachers? The Grade Three Opinion

During Literacy this week, we challenged the Grade Threes to utilise their critical and creative minds and form their own opinion on whether or not computers should replace teachers.  The Grade Three teachers provided their class with some useful information pertaining to both sides of the argument, but it was the children who blew us away with their unique approach[Read More…]

by May 22, 2019 Digital, Grade 3, Primary
Robots Invade Sun Valley Primary School!

Robots Invade Sun Valley Primary School!

It is a sign of technology advancing when spherical-robots are accessible by the touch of a digital pad. No longer are we resigned to seeing these cute little roller-balls communicating with Luke Skywalker through a galactic adventure. We now have the opportunity ourselves to pioneer new creative pathways in education and teleport ourselves into the future of problem-solving. The Grade[Read More…]

by May 9, 2019 Digital, Grade 7, Primary
Sun Valley Group of Schools – Term One Newsletter

Sun Valley Group of Schools – 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