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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

Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

This past week the grade 4s embarked on the journey of discovering and understanding their E-Colours. The excitement was REAL when they got the opportunity to use their own iPad to do the E-Colour test. They couldn’t wait to see their friends to compare colour combinations and see who has the same combination as they do. There is now great[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
iPad excitement in Grade 4!

iPad excitement in Grade 4!

There is much anticipation when entering Grade 4 at Sun Valley Primary, more so than for any other grade. Why? iPads of course! Our lovely Grade 4s could not contain their excitement during the iPad handout. They lined up in the hall, and eagerly waited to hear their name so that they could get their hands on their very own iPad. We even had a[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Slowly does it – Students Growing Wealth in a Digital Age

Slowly does it – Students Growing Wealth in a Digital Age

In a microwave society of instant gratification and rapid results, young learners need to be guided to discover that some things take time. Part of this process is teaching them that good financial heath takes time and that money is not grown in ATM’s. As teachers we see the importance of teaching children to budget, how to save for those[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Digital, Grade 7, Primary