Grade 5

Assessment Time

Assessment Time

Assessment Time has arrived. Here are a few tips on how to survive this tough time. Remember to have a good night’s rest. Eat a healthy and hearty breakfast. Study hard and stick to the timetable. Remember that the teachers are not out to get you. This is a time for you to shine and prove yourself. Stay focused and[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 5
Night Life Rocks

Night Life Rocks

Night Life finally arrived and the Grade Five’s could not contain their excitement for one more moment. Mr Webster had transformed his classroom into a light flashing, bubble popping, disco rocking, dance floor. For those learners who needed some fresh air and a bit of peace and quiet, another classroom was home to games and a movie.  The teachers were[Read More…]

by May 9, 2012 Grade 5
Funscapes at Seaforth Beach

Funscapes at Seaforth Beach

Excellent weather was in order as the Grade 5 learners headed off to Seaforth Beach. We had lots of fun in the sun.  Some Grade 5 learners were brave enough to have a swim, while others  played on the  rocks.  Impressive sand castles were built and a bit a catching up was done by some while everyone enjoyed the last of the summer sun.[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 5
Die Trekker

Die Trekker

“Die Trek Trek Trekker” is what the Grade 5 Learners have been reciting and dreaming about for the last few days. The learners were not keen to have to learn an Afrikaans poem off by heart, but as soon as they realised that it had a rhythm that made it fun and that they would be doing it as part[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 Grade 5
Exciting Term 2

Exciting Term 2

An exciting Term 2 lies ahead for the Grade Fives. We learn about District 6 in our Thematic Studies. We consider the hardships the people of District 6 experienced, the history and geography. Afrikaans sees us enjoying  Die Plaas. We will read about Die Plaas, learn new words to use in writing and speaking and enjoy the animals we find.[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Grade 5
Floating the Recyclable Boats

Floating the Recyclable Boats

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…]

by April 12, 2012 Grade 5
Recyclable boats

Recyclable boats

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…]

by March 19, 2012 Grade 5
Community Outreach

Community Outreach

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…]

by March 8, 2012 Grade 5
Speaker Reader

Speaker Reader

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…]

by March 1, 2012 Grade 5
Dunes, Bows & Arrows…

Dunes, Bows & Arrows…

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…]

by February 23, 2012 Grade 5