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Grade 8 venture into the wilderness!

Grade 8 venture into the wilderness!

We left the classroom walls behind us and headed into the neighbourhood. It was not long before we encountered our first obstacle… treacherous, freshly dug landscape for what witnesses are calling “Fibre Cables”. They were no match for the Grade 8’s determination for adventure. We continued our way through the back streets of Sun Valley until we came upon our[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 High School, Life Orientation
Technology and Practical: win-win situation

Technology and Practical: win-win situation

This term the Grade 11 Life Science students have been working very hard on their research and practical skills, in preparation for their Grade 12 portfolios. It is always good to take a break from formal, theory lessons!              

by September 8, 2019 High School, Life Science
Cleaning up our environment!

Cleaning up our environment!

Recently, the Grade 10’s and 11’s did a clean-up of the area between the railway and the street just past Glencairn Beach. We wanted to invest our time and effort in our immediate environment, to take responsibility for our beaches and to serve our community. Our aim was to remove as much plastic as possible from this area to prevent[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 High School, Interact
The Bean People make an indelible impression

The Bean People make an indelible impression

The Grade 10 and 11 Business Studies students visited The Bean People, a local manufacturer of bath accessories. The business was started in 1988 by a local couple and they are really passionate about their product and the people that they employ.  The students were told how the company had humble beginnings in the owners garage and that the products[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Business Studies, High School
Online Safety First in CAT

Online Safety First in CAT

With online communication exponentially increasing, so too have the dangers of communicating online. Keeping oneself safe online has become a priority, with the golden rule to never give out any personal information. As a part of the Grade 10 CAT assessment this term, the students were asked to design an A4 poster about ‘online safety’. Some of the catchy slogans[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 CAT, High School

This little light of mine….in Grade 8

It’s all very well making projects look pretty and colourful and a delight to the eyes, but what if you have to actually make something happen? What if you have the pressure of getting the potential energy stored in your handy little battery through some wire you have connected to a switch (which you hope you’ve kept in one piece)[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 High School, Natural Science
Term 4 – SUMMER Brochures

Term 4 – SUMMER Brochures

On Friday, all Term 4 Brochures were handed out. If you missed out, please check out the Digital versions attached below. If you have any questions or queries, please contact reception on hello@sunvalleygroup.co.za Sunbird Sports Brochure – Term 4 – Summer 2019 SMA brochure – Term 4 SVPS Brochure – Term 4 Music Brochure – Term 4 GRADE R Music[Read More…]

Mapping the World in Grade 10 Geography

Mapping the World in Grade 10 Geography

The Grade 10s have been learning about the various development indicators that tell us about the levels of development of countries around the world. To further their understanding, they are creating their own world population maps using real-world data and a little help from Google Maps. Once completed, they will be comparing their maps in pairs to identify relationships that[Read More…]

by August 19, 2019 Geography, High School
Business Studies  – a subject full of hope

Business Studies – a subject full of hope

Grade 11 Business Studies is a building block for Grade 12 Business Studies.  We start topics in Grade 11 that we build on in Grade 12.  One of the topics is Marketing.  Marketing is one of the 8 business functions that we cover in the subject from Grade 10 level.  This is one of the most enjoyed topics and many[Read More…]

Interpret and Analyse: Welcome to Statistics

Interpret and Analyse: Welcome to Statistics

When information is collected on a particular subject, the information collected is called data. Many issues in the real world can be researched by collecting data and representing the data graphically. The most common graphs that we use are: Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Broken line graphs, Histograms and Frequency Polygons. Today the Grade 10’s learnt how to draw Bar and[Read More…]

by August 8, 2019 High School, Mathematics