Grade 4

Grade 4s in the Days of Yore

Grade 4s in the Days of Yore

     As part of our Thematics Studies, the Grade 4s are learning about Fish Hoek in the Days of Yore. On a bright and sunny Friday morning, it looked as though we had gone back in time as the Grade 4s arrived dressed in the most amazing outfits that highlighted the Days of Yore time period. There were suspenders and[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
A ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at Grade 4

A ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at Grade 4

The Grade 4 passage and classrooms were busy on Tuesday night, 12 February. The first ever Portfolio Evening kicked off with a bang. Parents came in to view their children’s best work, they were allowed to write a little note, and even give a sticker. As parents paged through their children’s books, there was much excitement and interest. It was[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

The Grade 4 learners held onto their iPads with enthusiasm and excitement as they learnt all about E-Colors.  There was sense of awe as they discovered how accurate the test results were which helped them recognise their own personality traits. Not only did the test help them recognise their tendencies and potential limiters but allowed them the opportunity to learn a bit more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

This past week the grade 4s embarked on the journey of discovering and understanding their E-Colours. The excitement was REAL when they got the opportunity to use their own iPad to do the E-Colour test. They couldn’t wait to see their friends to compare colour combinations and see who has the same combination as they do. There is now great[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
iPad excitement in Grade 4!

iPad excitement in Grade 4!

There is much anticipation when entering Grade 4 at Sun Valley Primary, more so than for any other grade. Why? iPads of course! Our lovely Grade 4s could not contain their excitement during the iPad handout. They lined up in the hall, and eagerly waited to hear their name so that they could get their hands on their very own iPad. We even had a[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary

Grade 4s learn about SNAKES!

Throughout the year our grade 4s have been learning about our Valley. We have investigated the way others lived back in the day, we’ve studied the Peers family (famous for the discovery of Peers Cave) and we’ve looked at the wildlife and sand dunes in our Valley. Tying into Peers Cave, sand dunes and the wildlife, we decided it would be a[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 Grade 4

Grade 4 Camp – “We are capable of so much more than we think”

07h30 and all was not still and quiet at the Rocklands Campsite. This was because it had been overrun by over 130 super excited grade 4’s, ready for their camp. Moms and dads were left behind as their children ran off to get their first taste of camp life. There was so much to do from playing soccer with MacNugget[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 4, Primary

Grade 4 Ignition Field Trip to UCT

The Grade 4s have, over the course of the year, been learning about the ocean and how we should protect it. This term they dived right into the daily life of a marine biologist with the help of their ignition field trip to the UCT Marine Biology Centre. The Grade 4s were captivated by the weird and wonderful sea life[Read More…]

by October 13, 2018 Grade 4, Primary

Grade 4’s give back!

Sticking to our theme this year of saving the planet and caring for our seas, the grade fours decided to participate in a volunteer project to help the community by making eco-bricks. Eco-bricks are becoming a world-wide project where people use their non-biological waste to stuff the bottles solid. The bottles are then used to build full-scale buildings such as schools, offices[Read More…]

by September 13, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
EXPERT teaching FUN!

EXPERT teaching FUN!

Last week the Grade 4 teachers decided that it would be a good idea to introduce the concept of Expert Teaching to the grade. This concept involves the Subject Head in that grade teaching their subject to all 4 classes on a particular day. This responsibility landed on Mr Best the Afrikaans Subject Head for grade 4. The usually daunting task[Read More…]

by August 31, 2018 Grade 4, Primary