Grade 6

Understanding Bullying

Understanding Bullying

Every year different grades touch on what bullying is and what to do when being bullied, but in Grade 6 we decided to dive a bit deeper into this topic. We have looked at the reasons behind bullying, different types of bullying and how to help other people out of a tough situation. The week after exams has been a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Discovering the real meaning of bullying.

Discovering the real meaning of bullying.

The theme for Grade 6 this year is ‘conflict’. We explore different conflicts from conflict within ourselves to conflict between race and gender… This week our focus has been on bullying and the conflict it brings to people. We have discovered different types of bullying, from physical bullying and emotional bullying to cyberbullying. Today our Grade 6’s designed posters in their[Read More…]

by May 9, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
More than just TASTING!

More than just TASTING!

In Grade 6 we have been exploring various substances through taste to find out what chemicals they contain. Our enthusiastic students have discovered that chemicals can be categorized into three groups namely: acids, bases and neutrals. On this journey of tasting and carrying out experiments, the Grade 6 students got to learn that there is slightly more information linked to[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 – My Most Prized Possession

Grade 6 – My Most Prized Possession

The Grade 6s were tasked with a writing project to speak about their ‘most prized possession’ … In Grade 6 Brenner – Nathan Savides started with these words: ‘It’s not what you’d expect from a friend, but to me its more than just a friend. It’s a true friend. Yes, it’s my soccer ball, but it isn’t simply a ball….” In Grade 6[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Power bucks for the Grade 6s!

Power bucks for the Grade 6s!

Camp went off with a bang when the Grade 6s found out they will be working for ‘Powerbucks’. They learnt about investments, bargaining and whether to play it safe or risk it all. They had to come up with a name, logo and a YouTube advert, the grade 6s blew us away with original and catchy ideas. The camp was packed[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
LOAD-SHEDDING? Not in Grade 6.

LOAD-SHEDDING? Not in Grade 6.

The Grade 6s have undertaken the study of electricity in Thematics Studies. They have learnt all about what electricity is, what an atom looks like, the three main rules of electricity and so many more FUN and exciting tasks! With our  communities facing load-shedding, the Grade 6s knowledge about the current crisis should be  keeping them well aware and informed. Our informative clips,[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Our Grade Six pupils have been getting to know themselves and their peers in our Conflict in Africa theme this year. They are at the precipice of becoming teenagers and now they need to find tools to ensure that they taste success when interacting with staff, peers and friends at our school. We encourage our Grade Sixes to know their[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Healthy life, Happy… me!

Healthy life, Happy… me!

Grade 6 has started off with a bang! We, as teachers, are aware how vital this year is, and how important it is for us to accept ourselves and others. In Thematics we are discussing body image and self-esteem, to teach our kids to look at themselves in a positive light. We began with a class discussion to understand the difference between[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
‘n Lekker Storie….

‘n Lekker Storie….

’n Lekker Storie The Grade 6 learners had the opportunity to learn more about writing stories in Afrikaans. There was great excitement in discussing the different genres and giving examples that the whole class agreed on. We started off the lesson by reading an example of a comic strip and then translating it. Thereafter they had to write their own story[Read More…]

by December 3, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
What to eat or what not to eat? … That is the question.

What to eat or what not to eat? … That is the question.

Grade 6 has been dealing with food processing and healthy-eating styles. Each group had to study a particular eating style or diet and discuss its pros and cons. It is amazing that at this tender age children are being given the tools for making healthy choices. Not only are their fruit and vegetable snack and lunch monitored but they are[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 Grade 6, Primary