Grade 4

The Grade 4s Learn About Voting

The Grade 4s Learn About Voting

In light of the 2016 Local Government Elections, the Grade 4s have spent some time thinking about elections and voting. Even though the girls and boys are still a good few years away from being able to vote in the general elections, they have started to learn about how voting works and what casting a vote means. The Grade 4s[Read More…]

by August 4, 2016 Grade 4
Grade 4 Making the Walking Circuit Count!

Grade 4 Making the Walking Circuit Count!

The Grade 4 have really enjoyed doing the Walking Circuit to the best of their ability this year. The boys and girls push themselves to the limit to do everything properly and complete the circuit to gain points for their co-operative group. The highlight of the circuit is the warm-up! The children take turns to lead the stretches and complete[Read More…]

by July 21, 2016 Grade 4
Conquering the Mountain in Grade 4

Conquering the Mountain in Grade 4

Last week the Grade 4s had a wonderful time hiking the mountain up to Peers Cave. It was a perfect sunny day in winter when the Grade 4s set out to conquer the mountain. There was much excitement in the air and we couldn’t wait to see the cave we had learned about a few weeks before. We learned many[Read More…]

by June 17, 2016 Grade 4
Grade 4s Get Their E-Colour Bands

Grade 4s Get Their E-Colour Bands

In Grade 4 we are learning that not everyone thinks and acts the same and that is okay. In fact, that is what makes life so colourful and fun! We all have the four colours within us: (blue/green/yellow/red). No combination is better than another. We experienced this first hand during our BIG sit where we learned that we are all[Read More…]

by June 1, 2016 Grade 4
Grade Fours Discover Their Green Thumbs!

Grade Fours Discover Their Green Thumbs!

As it turns out, the Grade Fours have a natural talent for growing bean plants. Whilst learning about Photosynthesis in their iBooks, the Grade Fours got ready to try their hand at growing their own beans in class. After sourcing a jar, a piece of kitchen towel or napkin and soaking their beans in water for an hour, they were[Read More…]

by May 18, 2016 Grade 4
Grade 4s Travel the Globe

Grade 4s Travel the Globe

This term the children in Grade 4 took their classmates and teachers on an all expenses paid trip around the world. Stops were made at many countries including India, Holland, Brazil and France to name a few. We were submersed in the different cultures, cuisines, trends and lifestyles. Who would’ve thought that we live in such a diverse world? The[Read More…]

by May 5, 2016 Grade 4
Community Service Fun in Grade 4

Community Service Fun in Grade 4

Last week, on a sunny Friday morning, the Grade 4s extended an invite to Fish Hoek Police Department to have their cars washed as part of our Community Service Project at Sun Valley Primary. The police officers were greeted by some very excited Grade 4s who couldn’t wait to serve them delicious cakes and refreshments.   The Grade 4s were divided[Read More…]

by April 18, 2016 Grade 4
Grade 4s Show Passion and Perseverance During Parentline Presentations

Grade 4s Show Passion and Perseverance During Parentline Presentations

The Grade 4 teachers and parents were blown away by the ability, creativity and skill shown by the Grade 4 students as they presented their Keynote presentations during Parentline. The ability to design and present a presentation gives our Grade 4s an advantage in the technological day and age in which we live. Each child displayed such confidence and enthusiasm[Read More…]

by April 6, 2016 Grade 4
Grade Four Time Travels to the Days of Yore

Grade Four Time Travels to the Days of Yore

With great enthusiasm the Grade 4s accepted the challenge of dressing in the style of the 1920s, and boy did every one deliver! For one day the Sun Valley boys and girls swopped their 21st century school uniforms for frilly ankle length dresses, bonnets, material umbrellas, braces, bowler hats and three quarter pants.  What a spectacle we were as we[Read More…]

by March 10, 2016 Grade 4
Gritty Grade 4s Tackle Assessments

Gritty Grade 4s Tackle Assessments

This term has seen the Grade 4s dive head first into their first set of assessments. They have had to deal with nerves, achy tummies and long periods of quiet, which for Grade 4 is very rare! They have taken all of these challenges in their stride and have definitely come out on top. The process of assessments is not[Read More…]

by February 24, 2016 Grade 4