Curriculum

Curriculum:  Night School for Pre-School Parents

Curriculum: Night School for Pre-School Parents

On Tuesday evening we hosted an informative 1 hour Night School for parents from our valley’s pre-schools. There was a lot of interest in what it means to be a high 5 school. Mr Gavin Keller took them through the 5 fundamental truths of ensuring children are Learning Ready. Amidst the moving, singing and teaching everybody left realising the need to get[Read More…]

by June 12, 2014 Curriculum
SVPS:  Curriculum  –  Assessment Week

SVPS: Curriculum – Assessment Week

Next week is Assessment Week for the Grade 4 – 7 children. The children have hopefully been diligently studying every day since they received their study guide. Parents are reminded that school closes at 1pm for Grade 1 – 7 and at 12.30pm for Grade R. Grade 4 – 7 children need to come prepared for their exam and have[Read More…]

by May 29, 2014 Curriculum
SVPS:  Curriculum  –  High 5 Tea for Life-shapers

SVPS: Curriculum – High 5 Tea for Life-shapers

  Sun Valley and Sunbird hosted a High Tea at the Monkey Valley Resort, for our Life-shapers in Education. Around 15 Pre-schools and Pre-Primary schools were invited to discuss the 5 important criteria to ensure that children are Learning Ready for school (not school ready!). Amidst the laughter, they realized that there is vital information which parents and teachers need[Read More…]

by May 14, 2014 Curriculum
SVPS:  Curriculum – Facilitators needed for Assessment Week

SVPS: Curriculum – Facilitators needed for Assessment Week

With the Assessment Week only a few weeks away, we are appealing to our Room Parents to volunteer to become a facilitator during this time. We start writing from 8.30 am each morning and parents are required to be in the hall by 8 am. There is always a much needed cup of coffee or tea available before assisting the children with their assessment papers. If you have[Read More…]

by May 8, 2014 Curriculum
SVPS:  Curriculum  –  Night School on Assessments

SVPS: Curriculum – Night School on Assessments

Come and join us next Tuesday evening at 7.30 pm for our Night School on Assessments. You will not be disappointed. Child-care is available in the Library.

by May 8, 2014 Curriculum
SVPS:  Curriculum  –  Pyjama Party Preparation

SVPS: Curriculum – Pyjama Party Preparation

We will be having our Pyjama Party (Grades R – 3), Night Life (Grades 4 and 5) and Teen Time (Grades 6 and 7) on Friday, 9 May 2014 from 7 – 10 pm.     Moms and dads, you don’t want to miss this wonderful opportunity of having a night out without the kids!          [Read More…]

by April 23, 2014 Curriculum
SVPS:  Curriculum  –  Sensory Motor Training

SVPS: Curriculum – Sensory Motor Training

This is for all Room Parents and Parents! Join us tomorrow morning at 9 am in the school hall for an informative training session on our Sensory Motor Programme. You will learn simple, yet highly effective exercises to assist children to switch on their brains and develop their ability to read. Come and view first hand what happens during the[Read More…]

by April 16, 2014 Curriculum
SVPS:  Curriculum  –  Welcome Back to Term 2

SVPS: Curriculum – Welcome Back to Term 2

It was with great excitement that we started Term 2 on Monday morning. The staff have been busy in the holidays preparing for the arrival of all their special children. The Phase Heads and I had the privilege of checking classes and walking through the passages before the term began. What a pleasure it was to see all the art[Read More…]

by April 9, 2014 Curriculum
Curriculum:  Busy Term

Curriculum: Busy Term

What a busy term this has been. I blinked my eyes somewhere at the beginning of February and when I opened them, it was nearly the end of Term One. So much has taken place. Every grade has managed to go on at least one outing, while some grades have managed to go on two outings. The Grade 7’s had[Read More…]

by March 26, 2014 Curriculum
Parentline Takes Place Next Week

Parentline Takes Place Next Week

  Parentline takes place on Thursday 27 March. Please remember that Sun Valley Primary School closes at 12 pm and Sunbird Pre-Primary closes at 11.30 am on that day. You should by now have received your Confirmation Sticker indicating the time of your appointment with your child’s class teacher. The Book People will be setting up in our hall on Wednesday[Read More…]

by March 19, 2014 Curriculum