Primary

Final Cake Sale for our Fantastic Grade 7s

Final Cake Sale for our Fantastic Grade 7s

In the last week our Grade 7s have crossed one of their final milestones. They had the tremendous opportunity to host the biggest Grade 7 Cake Sale ever seen in Sun Valley’s history. The school has certainly seen some big cake sales in its past but nothing quite on the scale as what the Grade 7s managed to accomplish. This[Read More…]

by December 3, 2020 Grade 7, Primary

Grade 6: Being a Leader is hard work!

This week the Grade 6s embarked on the week-long leadership course. Their eyes have been opened to all the different topics they are having to discuss and learn. Each day a new Grade 6 teacher presents a topic that they have specialized in and allow learners to engage and connect with it. This has given the teachers an amazing opportunity to[Read More…]

by December 3, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
An early Christmas present!

An early Christmas present!

The first of December was like an early Christmas present for the Gr5s. It was the day they finally returned to school as a whole grade. They were so excited to see friends they haven’t seen since lockdown bamboozled all of us. The noise of happy children was evident in the passage as their excited voices carried out of the[Read More…]

by December 3, 2020 Grade 5, Primary
Lights, camera, action!

Lights, camera, action!

A few weeks ago a wave of excitement moved through Sun Valley Primary as we welcomed our sport practices back. The grade 4s enjoyed every minute of it and also decided to explore the cultural side of life. The kids were ecstatic to finally get a chance to rediscover their inner drama queens by reenacting The Three Little Pigs revolting[Read More…]

by December 3, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
Grade Threes take on athletics trials!

Grade Threes take on athletics trials!

This week we started our athletics trials and oh what fun it was! The Grade Three’s loved every second of it and really gave their all in each trial. We had students who took part in long jump, sprinting, 800m, shot put, and even HIGH JUMP!  There were many boys and girls who had never taken part in a particular[Read More…]

by November 27, 2020 Grade 3, Primary, Sport
Ending the Year Off With a BANG!

Ending the Year Off With a BANG!

After being separated for so long, the Grade Twos have finally been able to celebrate their reunion as a whole class again! On Monday, they entered the classroom, wide-eyed at the new set-up. They experienced many different feelings and emotions as they stepped inside. Some were thrilled to see their friends in the other group again, and some were anxious[Read More…]

by November 26, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 6: Leaders in training!

Grade 6: Leaders in training!

Our grade 6’s are becoming the seniors of the school next year, and they are more than ready for the commitment. This year has shown us how diligent and committed these students are to their future and have taken every knock and embraced every challenge. To end off the year we are spending a few days in Leadership Training, we[Read More…]

by November 26, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Better Together!

Better Together!

After almost a year of big changes and having to adapt to things we never dreamed could be possible, the Grade Ones have once again showed us how  resilient and gritty they really are. They have graciously adapted to many “new normals”, from not attending school and learning from home, to being back at school full-time with their classmates, masks[Read More…]

by November 23, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Sport GLORIOUS Sport!

Sport GLORIOUS Sport!

The unfamiliar sound of cricket bags being dragged through passage was heard for the first time since March! The smell of suncream wafting through the classrooms. Splashing in the swimming pool, tennis balls all over the place… YES! Sport is back! COVID took its toll but from the happy faces and sun kissed skins we can confirm that sport returning[Read More…]

by November 19, 2020 Grade 4, Primary, Sport
Happy Days are here to stay!

Happy Days are here to stay!

Much celebration ensued as the Grade 7 learners of 2020 handed in their final assessment paper for primary school. What a great achievement that is considering the challenges they had to face this year. But, primary school is not yet over and much learning is yet to be done. The wonderful news, however, is that post assessment week, learning commenced[Read More…]

by November 19, 2020 Grade 7, Primary