Home Base

Homebase in Term Three

Homebase in Term Three

Homebase is a great hub of fun and we have been fortunate to have some new developments. The new astroturf lawn has been thoroughly enjoyed by the children in rain and in shine. The Intersen Homebase children are able to spend more time on the new astroturf –  homework can be enjoyed in the fresh air as we read and journal. The[Read More…]

by August 20, 2015 Home Base
Homebase in 2015

Homebase in 2015

    At Homebase we have been working really hard to ensure that our children are safe and feel loved. We have kept changes at Homebase to a minimum. The children have a specific teacher assistant for the bulk of the afternoon to keep the system constant. The Grade Rs and Ones have Funda and Sharon. The Grade Twos and Threes have Gaynor and Foster.[Read More…]

by May 26, 2015 Family Matters, Home Base
Homebase Holiday Success

Homebase Holiday Success

Holiday Homebase has been growing with each term as parents are becoming more accustomed to the changes that have been implemented this year. The activities on offer included swimming, wheels on field time, outdoor activities, movies and free play. The children and staff had hours of entertainment, ensuring that the children were happy. The ladies on duty were ‘Aunty’ Melita,[Read More…]

by October 21, 2014 Home Base
Evacuation Drill a Success

Evacuation Drill a Success

At our group of schools we try to ensure that everything we do is for a reason. The evacuation drills done termly ensure that our children are prepared for any situation that may arise. This week, the children and teachers were unaware that the drill would happen on Tuesday at 10 o’clock. The learners heard the bells ringing and the[Read More…]

by September 5, 2014 Home Base
Holidays at Homebase

Holidays at Homebase

The fresh Home Base holiday setting has really been a hit with the children. Everyone had a ball and good friendships were created and cemented. The children participated in a wide variety of activities and their facilitators had many moments of laughter. The stormy, wet weather played a big role during the holiday session; and yet fun was had by[Read More…]

by July 31, 2014 Home Base
SVGoS: Home Base – Come Rain Or Shine … we shall be ready

SVGoS: Home Base – Come Rain Or Shine … we shall be ready

Our Home Base venue has been through many management changes and we even had more children join our our ranks in past few years. We have managed to ensure that most of the children have been catered for with our diverse afternoon programmes.         We cannot arrange great weather all the time. So, thanks to our principal’s[Read More…]

by May 15, 2014 Home Base
SVGoS: Home Base – Safety must be Second Nature

SVGoS: Home Base – Safety must be Second Nature

At such a progressive school as Sun Valley Group of Schools we would think that as parents, guardians and children we would be more careful. While patrolling around the school I have noticed a few things which are being done properly but there are still some challenges with which some parents struggle.   The school has been in discussion with[Read More…]

by May 8, 2014 Home Base
SVGoS: Home Base – Home Base and Holiday Care Sign Up Procedure

SVGoS: Home Base – Home Base and Holiday Care Sign Up Procedure

The Leadership Team at Sun Valley Group of Schools have decided that in order for your child to attend the Home Base and Holiday Care certain structures that will be put in place. Whether your child is a casual for the day or one of the permanent Home Base children they will have to be signed up by no later[Read More…]

by April 24, 2014 Home Base
SVPS: Home Base – Homework Structure at Home Base

SVPS: Home Base – Homework Structure at Home Base

At the Group of Schools we have various services that we offer the school community. One of these services includes the homework class option at Silvermine Academy and Sun Valley Primary School. At the Primary School we do give the pupils a light snack before home work which they are allowed to enjoy before beginning the session. Homework class begins[Read More…]

by April 16, 2014 Home Base
SVPS: Home Base – Why Home Base is the Best Option?

SVPS: Home Base – Why Home Base is the Best Option?

Home base is a place where our staff tries to make the stay at this venue a pleasant one. Even though we do not possess all the latest and great gaming consoles we have our own style. The children get to spend longer sessions under the watchful eyes of our staff during the holidays. Our holiday team consist of Melita[Read More…]

by April 16, 2014 Home Base