Grade 2

Batting and Caving Around in Grade 2

Batting and Caving Around in Grade 2

To add to their excitement, the Grade Twos heard that this term was all about batty bats, spectacular spiders and cool caves! We have spent some time exploring the different types of caves. Each co-operative group member visited a different Grade 2 teacher to learn about a special cave, and then came back to class to teach their own group. They loved[Read More…]

by April 13, 2016 Grade 2
A Bird’s Life in Grade Two

A Bird’s Life in Grade Two

Our gritty Grade Twos were eagerly anticipating making their group bird feeders. Once they had pooled all of their unique ideas together, they got cracking! Seeing the finished product and testing whether or not it could hang from a tree was great fun. The learners loved looking at their friends’ creations and stood in awe and wonderment at what each group[Read More…]

by March 15, 2016 Grade 2
Grade 2 is PHE-NOM-EN-AL

Grade 2 is PHE-NOM-EN-AL

We came to school ready to celebrate Founders Day and run our hearts out at the Foundation Phase Athletics Day. Unfortunately the weather didn’t play along with our plans. The entire school met in the hall to sing Happy Birthday to our fine school, Sun Valley Primary. Mr Phillips told us about our founders and why they are important. We[Read More…]

by March 2, 2016 Grade 2
Love is Found in Grade Two!

Love is Found in Grade Two!

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud. (1 Corinthians 13:4) In Grade 2 we 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[Read More…]

by February 20, 2016 Grade 2
Beaching at Boulders in Grade 2

Beaching at Boulders in Grade 2

Oh, what a beautiful day we had! The sun was shining brightly and there was hardly a cloud in the sky. Our ever faithful moms and dads dropped us off at the Seaforth parking lot and from there we walked to Boulders Beach- single file and on the pavement.           We filled our brains with some fun[Read More…]

by February 4, 2016 Grade 2
Grade Two is Wonderful!

Grade Two is Wonderful!

Welcome back to school moms, dads, boys and girls. Grade 2 is the most fabulous grade of all the grades. This term we are going to be learning about birds and butterflies and other exciting things. We are going to be focusing on the butterfly lifecycle and will discover just how important butterflies are to our environment. We will also be[Read More…]

by January 21, 2016 Grade 2
Grade 2’s strive to Save Our Seas!

Grade 2’s strive to Save Our Seas!

  It is scary to think that only 4% of our oceans are protected. When the Grade Two children heard this sad fact while watching a pollution video on their new data video projector. They knew they had to make a change to improve the future of our sea life. A visit to Save Our Seas Shark Centre has been a[Read More…]

by November 28, 2015 Grade 2
Exploring the Sea in Grade Two

Exploring the Sea in Grade Two

“Take me out to the ocean Take me out to the sea Show me the foamy waves rolling there As I breathe in the salty air! Let me look, look at the ocean See the sea and explore For it’s fun to dive from the top To the ocean floor”  One of the best ways to make meaning of your[Read More…]

by November 14, 2015 Grade 2
Grade Twos Give Generously

Grade Twos Give Generously

There are 58 days until Christmas, 1 month and 12 days left in Term 4, It is 68 days until the 1 January 2016, There are approximately 70 babies born in False Bay Hospital a month, There is only enough funding to support 20 of these babies.  During this fun and festive time of the year we often get caught[Read More…]

by October 29, 2015 Grade 2
Grade 2 Goes to Sea

Grade 2 Goes to Sea

This term we are diving into the deep end of the Grade 2 Ocean. We are excited to learn about all things giant, tiny and scaly. Our Grades Twos have each written an acrostic poem on the Seashore. We have worked hard to use awesome and interesting adjectives. There are many talented poets in this grade! Sunny sea sands Electric[Read More…]

by October 14, 2015 Grade 2