Grade 7

Highlight of Grade Seven at High Africa

Highlight of Grade Seven at High Africa

This past week, the Sun Valley Grade Seven students set off to Worcester for their camp at the beautiful High Africa Camp Site and Conference Centre. The Grade Sevens have had a bit of bad luck in the past, enduring “rained out”activities and freezing cold weather at their previous camps. Of course, the students came into this camp rather anxious.[Read More…]

by March 6, 2016 Grade 7
Biodiversity vs Digital-versity

Biodiversity vs Digital-versity

Expo Day at Sun Valley Primary School paved the way to diverse opportunities for learning. The Grade 7 children realised that Biodiversity relies upon ecological systems completing and complementing each other. Keynote and Popplet are certainly not new apps to them. Within a few minutes it was a wrap. Biodiversity is extremely important to people and the health of ecosystems. With[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 Grade 7
Grade 7’s shine on Soetwater Enviro Centre Field Trip

Grade 7’s shine on Soetwater Enviro Centre Field Trip

Today, Grade 7 Keller and Grade 7 Fortune set off to the Soetwater Environment Centre for an educational field trip. We were blessed with simply picturesque weather. The day consisted of an early morning introduction to the coast by our Guide, Mr Lappies. This was followed by an Ecosystems, Plants and Animals discussion as well as how they have adapted[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 Grade 7
iCARE: Grade Seven Leaders meet their adorable Grade 1s

iCARE: Grade Seven Leaders meet their adorable Grade 1s

Earlier this week, the Grade 7 HOOFIE Leaders got the opportunity to meet their Grade 1 Students for the very first time. This is a moment that is a highlight of the year for both parties involved. HOOFIES is a Sun Valley programme that has been running for a number of years with great success. A HOOFIE family consists of[Read More…]

by January 24, 2016 Grade 7
Super Swimming and Sensational Smiles at Foundation Phase Gala

Super Swimming and Sensational Smiles at Foundation Phase Gala

On Friday, Sun Valley hosted the annual Foundation Phase Fun Gala. The name says it all – this gala is about fun, enjoyment and mass participation. The weather forecast did not look good on Thursday, yet we were blessed with relatively pleasant conditions throughout the event. The day kicked off with our Championship Races. The crowd watched as the top[Read More…]

by November 22, 2015 Grade 7, Sport
Scientific Process in Grade Seven

Scientific Process in Grade Seven

This week, the Grade Sevens have been learning all about the Scientific Process. Students have been building on their previous knowledge and learning about the expectations of High School Science. The classes started off by recapping the various stages of the scientific process and the expectations there of. Each Co-op group created a poster to explain the stages – Question,[Read More…]

by November 6, 2015 Grade 7
A-MAZING Market Day

A-MAZING Market Day

This morning, the Grade Sevens of 2015 hosted the annual Market Day in the school hall and surrounding car park area. From 6:35am onwards, the boys and girls blew the staff and students of Sun Valley away with their incredible passion, performance and produce. From delicious treats, to incredible crafts and crazy games, this Market Day will go down as[Read More…]

by October 22, 2015 Grade 7
AWESOME Funscapes as The Grade Sevens rock RUSH

AWESOME Funscapes as The Grade Sevens rock RUSH

On Wednesday, the long weekend began in superb style with the much loved FUNSCAPES. The Grade Sevens had a number of clubs to choose from, the most popular one on this occasion was none other than RUSH. Teachers often use the phrase “My kids are bouncing off the walls“. This is usually due to the consumption of far too much[Read More…]

by September 27, 2015 Grade 7
Flour Baby Project

Flour Baby Project

One of the Grade 7 teachers’ goals is to encourage our learners to become engaged, inspired, enthused and motivated in a learning pathway. In order to develop this culture, taking time with training is essential and it requires commitment from a committed staff. The Flour Baby Baby Project is a vital Life Orientation programme. Teenage years are synonymous with puberty and sexuality,[Read More…]

by September 17, 2015 Grade 7
Sun Valley Donate Brand New Speaker System to Desmond Tutu Foundation

Sun Valley Donate Brand New Speaker System to Desmond Tutu Foundation

On Thursday afternoon, the Sun Valley Grade 7 staff and a group of the 2015 Prefects set off to Masiphumelele, to visit the Desmond Tutu Foundation.  Thanks to the Clothes to Cash Exchange which took place earlier in the year, Sun Valley were able to purchase a PA System (Speakers) to the value of R10 000. We could not wait[Read More…]

by August 31, 2015 Grade 7