Grade 4

A Day in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory

A Day in Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory

This week the Grade 4s got the opportunity to watch a rendition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performed by actors from the National Theatre. Our school hall was transformed into Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory where each learner pushed their imaginations to the limit and tapped into their inner creativity. The Grade 4’s had so much fun interacting with the[Read More…]

by August 16, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Oh! What a wonderful holiday!

Oh! What a wonderful holiday!

So this week marks the second week being back at term, and the grade 4’s have settled into a busy term filled with activities and fun. We chatted to some of the grade 4’s to find out what they got up to during the holidays, and wow, were we blown away by some of the stories! The learners are always[Read More…]

by August 3, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
MARDI GRAS Celebrations in Grade 4

MARDI GRAS Celebrations in Grade 4

The Grade 4’s have had lots of fun this week learning about the world renowned Festival of Mardi Gras and how it was held annually in Fish Hoek during the 1960’s and 70’s. For many years, if you had said “Mardi Gras” to anyone in the Cape Peninsula they would have replied “Fish Hoek”. The Mardi Gras Festival grew to[Read More…]

by June 15, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 4’s explore the world!

Grade 4’s explore the world!

There are so many countries around the world that host a variety of different things; such as food, music, culture, animals and landscapes. This term we jetted off to different countries using our iPad’s to find out one significant thing about a country and presented an oral to the class and, wow, were the Grade 4 teachers blown away by[Read More…]

by June 1, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Going above the call of duty in Grade 4

Going above the call of duty in Grade 4

This past week the Grade 4 children took part in their community service project for the term, WASHING the Fish Hoek Police Stations vehicles. The excitement in the Grade 4 passage was REAL in the anticipation of the fun they were about to have. Even though not as many vehicles arrived as were expected and the weather didn’t play its[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Getting to know our Grade 4 Family the BIC way

Getting to know our Grade 4 Family the BIC way

BIC… ‘Because I Care’ is a Grade 4 initiative that uses a buddy system to create a strong sense of family within the grade. Each term two classes are paired up and each child is assigned a buddy. Meetings are held every two weeks and a number of questions are explored together. BIC is a time where all the Grade[Read More…]

by May 3, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
New FAMILY members in Grade 4!

New FAMILY members in Grade 4!

We are excited to welcome 2 new students to our grade! Joshua Cronje (Gr4Br) and Caleb Mair (Gr4Be). The term started off with a buzz and a hype when the grade fours gained two new friends and family members. The boys are enjoying their first few days in Sun Valley Primary and have fitted in well. They are excited to[Read More…]

by April 20, 2017 Grade 4, Primary

Grade 4’s drifting back into the Days of Yore

Recently the Grade 4 children took a step back into the history of Fish Hoek. In the space of one day the children transformed themselves from 21st century children into children from the early 1900’s. The first stop on our journey was at one of Fish Hoek’s earliest shops, AP Jones. Here the children paraded their outfits for the residents to[Read More…]

by March 26, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Hiking with iPADS!

Hiking with iPADS!

On Friday the 3rd of March, the Grade 4’s set off on their hike to Peers Cave. After talking about what it means to be a responsible hiker, as well as what to look out for on our hike, we started our ascent to Peers Cave. Being the HOME of Digital Learning, the Grade 4’s got to to take their[Read More…]

by March 9, 2017 Grade 4, Primary

Maths is FUN in GRADE 4!

Grade four had a blast learning about maths in a fun and playful way; learning different things from 3D shapes to measurement. We started off the week with making different 3D shapes, the learners had some time to decorate their own shapes and build them. Learning about measurement was also enjoyed by all, especially when asked as a group to measure items[Read More…]

by February 22, 2017 Grade 4, Primary