On the final day of last term, the Grade Fives finally got the chance to float their boats. Braving the cold weather and water, the learners jumped into the school pool with great enthusiasm. Most of the boats were pretty water resistant and made the journey across the pool. Some boats were not so well constructed and sank. What a[Read More…]
The Grade Fives have been building boats out of recyclable materials. When we want to make things, we use a process called the Technological Process. The process follows 5 steps. They are: Investigate: Investigate the problem which you have to solve, and then find a solution. Design: Brainstorm and draw at least 2 different designs. Choose the best design. Make: [Read More…]
Toiletries for False Bay hospital. The Grade 5’s have been collecting toiletries for False Bay hospital. The toiletries include; toilet paper, face cloths, soap, toothpaste and tooth brushes. We will be making a “care pack” which includes each of these items. The “care pack” will be given to sick patients at False Bay who can not afford these necessities. Thank you[Read More…]
The first round of Speaker Reader took place in the classrooms this week. Speaker Reader gives each child the opportunity to show off their speaking ability. The Grades Fives were entertained with some hilarious poems, mostly about their teachers. The finalists from each class have been chosen. From these finalists the Grade Five teachers will choose four children to go to the next round, where they will compete[Read More…]
The Grade Fives headed off to the sand dunes in the cold wind and rain yesterday. The learners had constructed bows and arrows as the San might have many years ago. A competition was held to see who could shoot their arrows the furthest. It was tough competition as many bows and arrows were made superbly. Thank you to the[Read More…]
An awesome time was had by the Grade 5 learners, with the weather behaving and not a breath of wind. The large water slide was a hit as the children had to climb up the ropes and slide down into a pool of water at the bottom. The Grade 5’s enjoyed slipping and sliding on the slide and slide. We[Read More…]
Grade 5 learners acting out San People Skits! For more pictures click on the image to view the gallery. Lots of fun was had by the Grade 5’s as they acted out their San People skits. We are learning how the San People lived 2000 years ago.