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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

It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

The Grade 4 learners held onto their iPads with enthusiasm and excitement as they learnt all about E-Colors.  There was sense of awe as they discovered how accurate the test results were which helped them recognise their own personality traits. Not only did the test help them recognise their tendencies and potential limiters but allowed them the opportunity to learn a bit more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
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
IT Interchange 2018

IT Interchange 2018

IT has been an absolute blast this year as we helped our little, and not so little, technological boffins on their journey to one day becoming ‘Tech Savvy” members of a technologically driven society. We have kept IT as FUN as possible as we traverse through the FUN-damentals such as learning the parts and basic operations of a computer in Grade[Read More…]

by December 10, 2018 Digital
IT Innovation in the intermediate phase

IT Innovation in the intermediate phase

Term 4 is officially in full swing, in the IT department! After a much needed break, the intermediate phase has been enjoying challenging IT lessons, where CREATIVITY and INNOVATION have been the primary focus. Learning to harness our digital skill sets, without compromising our creativity. In a world where we all need to be technologically efficient, it has become important[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Digital, 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
What a term!

What a term!

The Foundation Phase, has been hard at work rounding off their skills in IT Interchange in the back end of a busy, but exciting, third term. Amidst the business of  the third term routine, the Grade 1s have been absolutely thriving in IT – with a major focus being placed on their “typing” and “internet research skills”, thinking ahead to Grade[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Digital, Primary
A day in the life of a Chacma Baboon

A day in the life of a Chacma Baboon

The Grade 5’s have been diving deep into the research and knowledge about our infamous trouble-making primate: the Chacma Baboon that roams across the vast majority of the Cape Peninsula.       This research task has allowed for our children to expand their digital learning experience by using their iPads in assisting them with research and the gathering of relevant data, such as[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
Equating the Value of ALGEBRA

Equating the Value of ALGEBRA

This term we dove into a new and exciting section of Mathematics: Algebra. New, in the sense that for the first time ever at Sun Valley Primary School, the Grade 7 students were given the task to create an iMovie explaining what Algebra is. For the first time they were tasked to digitally verbalise and create their own unique understanding[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 Digital, Grade 7, Primary