Grade 2

Grade Two’s are Down to Earth

Grade Two’s are Down to Earth

Welcome to Term Two! We are so excited to be back in the swing of things with our wonderful boys and girls. We are eagerly anticipating our Assembly! It would be amazing to see you there, next Friday, 4th August. This term we are digging deep, and learning about trees, earthworms and recycling. We have an exciting outing to The[Read More…]

by July 27, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2 Spiderlings

Grade 2 Spiderlings

Spider  I saw a little spider With the smartest spider head She made somewhere inside her A magic silken thread I saw her sliding down it. She dangled in the air. I saw her climbing up it And pulling up each stair. She made it look so easy I wished all day I knew How I could spin a magic[Read More…]

by June 22, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
We like to “Move it Move it!”

We like to “Move it Move it!”

In Grade 2, we are all about our work and PLAY! The Grade Twos have been hard at work the last few weeks, but with all that hard work and GRIT, we haven’t forgotten how to have fun! With lots of new movements songs, and play outside, our Grade Twos are having a BLAST!     

by May 25, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2s off to UCT

Grade 2s off to UCT

Last week our Grade Twos went on the most amazing Ignition excursion to the University of Cape Town. With extreme excitement, the children boarded the Atlas bus and traveled over the mountain to their most anticipated destination of the term. In the Zoology Department at UCT, the students were treated to interactive lessons which had loads of fascinating facts about bats and spiders. There were fun activities and games and[Read More…]

by May 15, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Blind as Bats in Grade 2

Blind as Bats in Grade 2

This week the Grade 2’s spent some time discovering how to work together to achieve a goal… The main objective was to make a square out of string within their groups… BLINDFOLDED! This made communicating a bit of a challenge. They quickly discovered that someone needed to take the lead. We learnt that it’s important to voice your good ideas[Read More…]

by May 1, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2s go Waddling

Grade 2s go Waddling

“What do penguins do when they want to get better at something?” – “They pract-ICE!” This term we have been going penguin crazy. We started off by learning about the penguin life cycle, going to Boulders Beach to see the penguins in action, and this week we have been creating our very own Penguin Projects in class. We have had[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2 Expression

Grade 2 Expression

In Grade 2 we have been focusing on what makes us special and how to be comfortable in our own skin. We realised that it is our differences that makes us so unique and special.     Sun Valley Group of Schools is the Home of creative expression and we try to encourage each child to express themselves any way[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 2 is the Home of LOVE

Grade 2 is the Home of LOVE

Grade 2s are learning to be patient, kind and forgiving. Valentine’s Day provided an excellent opportunity to focus on love. It reminded us to think about other people’s hearts and emotions, and to love our friends just as much as we love ourselves. It was such fun dressing up and embracing the fun, and love filled day together. The teachers were[Read More…]

by February 15, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
EAGER Readers!

EAGER Readers!

This was the first actual Library lesson for the Grade 1s. There was such anticipation as they were waiting to get books to take home. After choosing their books they were very eager to show friends what they took out. They loved reading or looking through their new books with their friends. Grade 2s were as eager as the Grade 1s[Read More…]

by February 8, 2017 Creative Expression, Grade 1, Grade 2
SITTING in Grade 2

SITTING in Grade 2

This week the Grade Twos discussed what it means to be a team player. Why do we find some people easier to work with than others? How can we learn to work with someone whose personality is the polar opposite to ours? Why is it important for everybody to listen to instructions? Once we had brainstormed together, we put our[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 Grade 2, Primary