Grade 5

Grade 5s DIVE DEEP into the fascinating world of CREATURES!

Grade 5s DIVE DEEP into the fascinating world of CREATURES!

The Grade 5 students have been hard at work this term researching various types of creatures that call soil their HOME. Each student had the choice of researching one of four types of creatures that we have been learning about in our classrooms this term; the dung beetle, the ant, the earthworm and snail. The Grade 5s were super excited and enthusiastic[Read More…]

by May 3, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 5s travel back in TIME

Grade 5s travel back in TIME

Our Grade 5 kids have taken time travel to a whole new level, by learning about the early explorers who touched the soils of the Cape many years ago.   Traveling back on the timeline included learning about the different communities that influenced the Cape’s authentic infrastructure, food, dress and music. It is these communities that have made the Cape as[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Action and Adventure on CAMP!

Action and Adventure on CAMP!

Enthusiasm, excitement and anticipation was in the air for our annual Grade 5 camp at Simonsberg Christian camp. The boys and girls jumped straight into their new learning environment by playing games and getting into their new teams.    The teams, of randomly selected participants, had the opportunity to compete in challenges consisting of not only physical, but mental exercises.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Grade5: Orators you eggcited?

Grade5: Orators you eggcited?

It is Orators time, where our Grade fives got the chance to choose a piece of literature to perform in front of their peers. The classes were buzzing with great excitement, each child came up one by one and gave of their best. There was a great variety of pieces that we got to enjoy as a class, some funny, some serious[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Joining the dots to our past

Joining the dots to our past

The question in Grade 5 this term is “where does my family come from?”. We have been discovering that our ancestors might have come from all over the world, from Britain to Madagascar, and many more in between.   Thematics is making connecting with history and applying it to current day, very easy this term. Being able to connect classmates to[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 5s have a CRACKING start to 2018

Grade 5s have a CRACKING start to 2018

Over the last two weeks, the new Grade 5s of 2018 have been very busy adjusting to the busy and exciting way of life in Grade 5. In English we started off by focusing on setting specific long and short term goals. These goals were written as a letter to their future selves. These letters will serve as a reminder during[Read More…]

by February 1, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

Filled with enormous amounts of energy and excitement, the Grade 5s left on their final field trip for the year. The atmosphere was vibrant from the first steps taken on the Springbok Atlas until the minute we stepped off the buses back at Sun Valley Primary.   During the year the Grade 5s learnt a lot about the city they[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Goodbye’s to our GRITTY Grade 5s

Goodbye’s to our GRITTY Grade 5s

We had the great privilege and honour in celebrating our Grade 5s GRITTY Achievements at their Grit Awards Ceremony. On this special day our Grade 5 families could revisit all the awesome memories that we have shared this year as well as a chance to step back from the hustle and bustle of life to see how far each child has[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 5, Primary

A Letter to my CLIENTS

Click on the PDF below for the letter from the Principal Exam Story

Shaping Shadufs

Shaping Shadufs

The Grade 5’s have been learning about the similarities and differences between Cape Town and Cairo.    They first completed a tourism project comparing the two cities, and then put themselves in another persons shoes in conquering the adventurous trip by bicycle from Cairo to Cape Town in the form of a creative writing piece.    The boys and girls have[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 Grade 5, Primary