Grade 6

Grade 6 & 7 Robotics Excitement

Grade 6 & 7 Robotics Excitement

We have continued with our Robotics curriculum in Grade 6 and 7 this year and what a fantastic experience it has been so far. Excited Grade 6s and 7s have had fantastic exposure to how digital devices are programmed and how developers use them to achieve everyday tasks. The type of activities we’ve done with them have ranged from the[Read More…]

by April 18, 2016 Digital, Grade 6, Grade 7
Science Fun in Grade Six

Science Fun in Grade Six

Discovering new things is what makes learning exciting. With our new theme in Grade Six on acids, bases and neutrals we have young and eager scientists in the making. Delicious, delectable, yummy, stale, awful, bland… these words describe how food tastes. Learning that our sense of smell affects our sense of taste most certainly was a practical experience in class[Read More…]

by April 10, 2016 Grade 6
Koeberg – Nowhere else in Africa

Koeberg – Nowhere else in Africa

The Grade 6s embarked on an interesting excursion to learn about electricity, how it is generated and how it is being distributed across our country. They asked insightful questions which the lecturer answered enthusiastically. Why do we have to load shed? Why load shed during the day and not at night? Why don’t we just build more power plants? The students found[Read More…]

by March 10, 2016 Grade 6
Grade 6 Showing GRIT During Formal Assessments

Grade 6 Showing GRIT During Formal Assessments

Over the last two weeks, our boys and girls have been truly personifying what GRIT is all about. Not only have they been trendsetters on the sports field and in cultural areas, they’ve had to adjust to the prospect of writing exams so early in the term. Our Grade 6 boys and girls are not at all unfamiliar regarding the art[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 Grade 6
Grade 6 Focusing on Self-image and Body-image!

Grade 6 Focusing on Self-image and Body-image!

The theme throughout the year in Grade 6 is Conflict. In Term One, we focus on conflict within ourselves and deal with issues that are prevalent to a Grade 6 age group. Our tweens and early teens are at a stage in their lives where they become more aware of themselves and struggle with their self-esteem and body image. Although[Read More…]

by February 13, 2016 Grade 6
Grade 6 E-Colour GRIT in 2016

Grade 6 E-Colour GRIT in 2016

The excitement was tangible as the Grade 6s received their E-Colour bracelets during their first week back at school. The theme for the year is GRIT, and how you should persevere, through the use of your passion and determination, to achieve your goals. In combination with our E-Colour initiative the Grade 6s of 2016 are looking to optimise their awareness of[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 Grade 6
Grade 6 Friendships and Memories

Grade 6 Friendships and Memories

A day spent with friends is always a day well spent. That is what school life is about. The great thing about new friends is that they bring energy to your soul. It has been very precious to see new friendships develop over the course of the year, not only in our classes, but also across the grade. Our children[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 Grade 6, Uncategorized
Appreciating TAP Parents and Facilitators in Grade 6

Appreciating TAP Parents and Facilitators in Grade 6

We are truly blessed to have a TAP program running at our school. TAP stands for Teacher Assistant Programme and involves parents giving up 1 hour a week to assist teachers in their classrooms. This can take the form of administrative work or working with groups of children or individual children. This makes an enormous difference in the lives of our children[Read More…]

by October 21, 2015 Grade 6
Grade 6 Reaching Out to Give Others Hope

Grade 6 Reaching Out to Give Others Hope

On the 18th of September, the Grade 6s visited the Living Hope Centre as part of their Community Outreach programme. Throughout the term they have been collecting various healthcare items to create “Health Packs” which were donated to the centre, who in turn will distribute these packs to people within the community. The Grade 6 team did remarkably well and managed[Read More…]

by September 28, 2015 Grade 6
Grade 6 Ignite Their Imagination For Tertiary Education

Grade 6 Ignite Their Imagination For Tertiary Education

Today the Grade 6s and their teachers visited the University of Stellenbosch. Kobus Visser, a PHD Bio Engineering student, shared more about what engineering is, the different types of engineering, robots and how we use them in our daily lives. According to Kobus engineers are the people who make dreams happen. He managed to make the learners excited about this[Read More…]

by September 17, 2015 Grade 6