Grade 1

The Grade One’s are Proudly South African

The Grade One’s are Proudly South African

The Grade One’s have been very busy learning all about our country and its national symbols. The children are very proud of their flag. They had such fun today making one in class and writing what they love about South Africa. Fishing, nature, the mountains and colours of South Africa were all highlighted. Their pictures will soon be displayed on[Read More…]

by June 7, 2012 Grade 1
Then and Now in Grade 1

Then and Now in Grade 1

  Recently, the Foundation Phase grandparents visited their grandchildren in a modern 21st century classroom. Today one of the teachers dressed up as a school child from Grandma’s day and they learned what a classroom of the 60s was like.  The children giggled at the sight of her in a gym slip, white shirt, tie and her hair tied up[Read More…]

by May 31, 2012 Grade 1
Busy bees!

Busy bees!

The children are very busy, working hard and doing their best in their work books. The teachers are collecting marks and looking very carefully at all the children’s work as report writing is just around the corner! Our Grade One’s have come so far this year and we are very proud of them! Keep up the good work boys and girls!

by May 23, 2012 Grade 1
Grandparents’ day, hip hip hooray!

Grandparents’ day, hip hip hooray!

Today was our Foundation Phase Grandparents’ day. The children were so excited and could not wait for their grandparents to arrive at the classrooms. It was so precious to see the children showing off their work. There was a special page in all the children’s books for their grandparents to write about their grandchilds work– Thank you to all our[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 Grade 1
Afrikaans in Grade One!

Afrikaans in Grade One!

Afrikaans forms a fun, interactive part of the Grade One curriculum. The children in Grade One have been learning to tell the story of “Die drie klein varkies”. There is plenty of laughter and fun to be had as they dramatise and recite the story and poems in Afrikaans. Moms and dads ask them to tell you the story at[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 1
Family Tree projects in Grade One

Family Tree projects in Grade One

The Grade Ones have been very busy preparing for their family tree projects.They have had a productive few days putting together their masterpieces. The coke bottle and sand formed the base of the tree. The sticks and branches were for their photos and decorations. The children were very excited and worked hard to complete their trees. They all look beautiful![Read More…]

by May 9, 2012 Grade 1
pajama party time!

pajama party time!

On Friday 4 May we had our first Pajama Party of the year. This was a new experience for many of our Grade One’s. There was a buzz of excitement in the classrooms as the children arrived with their torches, bedding and snacks. Each teacher hosted a station and the children rotated between them. Mrs February played a quiz, Mrs[Read More…]

by May 9, 2012 Grade 1
Sum fun!

Sum fun!

We are very busy learning all about numbers in Grade One. Before, after, more, less, plus and equals are words we are using constantly! We are about to venture into the world of sums! Ready, steady, here we go!

by May 3, 2012 Grade 1
Science, Technology and Design EXPO

Science, Technology and Design EXPO

Today we looked at how 3D shapes are used in architecture to design different shaped buildings. The children had great fun watching a clip on 3D shapes. We then looked at a powerpoint of different buildings and identified the 3D shapes used to construct them. The children were given toothpicks and jellytots and created their own 3D structures. The results[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 Grade 1
Our first Grade One Assembly

Our first Grade One Assembly

On Tuesday 24th of April the Grade Ones had their first assembly item for 2012. Blast off to Big School was the theme of the morning. The children performed extremely well, reciting poems about their teachers. There was much laughter and applause for our little stars of the day. Thank you to all parents who attended.

by April 26, 2012 Grade 1