Grade 2

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
Fun at HOME in Grade 2

Fun at HOME in Grade 2

Welcome back to school moms, dads, boys and girls. Grade 2 is the most exciting grade of all! This term we are going to be learning about “Wings and Things”. We will focus on the lifecycle of the butterfly and will discover just how important butterflies are to our environment. We will dive into Boulder’s Beach and learn about penguins, and other interesting[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 Grade 2, Primary, Uncategorized
Under the Sea in Grade 2

Under the Sea in Grade 2

We had the privilege of having Christa Stringer visit our Grade 2s last week. Christa works for Table Mountain National Park. She visited each class to teach our children about the ocean and the importance of caring for our environment. Christa had so many treasures to show the children. Our boys and girls absolutely loved seeing a starfish and a[Read More…]

by November 23, 2016 Grade 2
Gritty Grade Twos

Gritty Grade Twos

This morning we celebrated the Grade Twos during our Grit Awards. Every child was recognised for the passion and perseverance they have displayed this year. 2016 has been all about failing forwards, dusting ourselves off and getting right back to it. This group of boys and girls are as gritty as it gets. As teachers and parents, we have much to be[Read More…]

by November 11, 2016 Grade 2
Grade 2 visits the Save Our Seas Shark Centre

Grade 2 visits the Save Our Seas Shark Centre

A visit to the Save Our Seas Shark Centre has been a much anticipated Grade Two field trip. Three classes have been so far and it has been an amazing experience to say the least. The children listened to a short talk about the tides and were told what creatures to expect to see at low tide. A short walk over the road took them to[Read More…]

by October 30, 2016 Grade 2
Grade Twos Diving into Term 4

Grade Twos Diving into Term 4

Welcome back after a short and sweet holiday… “The seaweed is always greener In somebody else’s lake You dream about going up there But that is a big mistake Just look at the world around you Right here on the ocean floor Such wonderful things surround you What more is you lookin’ for?” Under the sea is the place to[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 Grade 2