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
Grade 7 Scientists in the Making

Grade 7 Scientists in the Making

At Sun Valley Group of Schools we are always keen to create opportunities where science and fun collide. The Grade 7 students had the privilege to see science in action at our Silvermine Academy High School during their recent Grade 8 and 9 Science Expo.     Students were wowed by the varied observations, interesting hypotheses, dazzling equipment (which included a husky), accurate testing and astounding conclusions. Our Grade[Read More…]

by August 21, 2015 Grade 7
Sun Valley Clothes to Cash Project

Sun Valley Clothes to Cash Project

In Term Two, the Sun Valley Grade Seven students and staff set about a Community Project like no other. We would launch CLOTHES TO CASH at Sun Valley Primary. Clothes to Cash (C2Cx) operates by asking organisations to collect clothing through their school and community.  They pay the organization R5,00 per usable KG that we collect. The Clothes to Cash Project uses[Read More…]

by August 4, 2015 Grade 7
Grade 7 Prefects “LeAd” with Vulnerability

Grade 7 Prefects “LeAd” with Vulnerability

“What happens when people open their hearts?” “They get better.”  Haruki Murakami What a delightful two days it was experiencing the leaders of tomorrow (and today in their own sphere of influence) embracing being real!  How does one become real, you might ask? Well, one way is to be authentic, honest and open. This is easier said than done and[Read More…]

by July 28, 2015 Family Matters, Grade 7