Primary

Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

For our Community Service, the Grade Twos chose to support SANCCOBB, as we were passionate to learn about penguins in Term 1. We did this by raising funds in our Grade to adopt penguins in need. The SANCCOBB penguins have either been abandoned, injured or are very weak. The adoption fee per penguin pays for its food, healthcare and other[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Can you believe that Term Three is already underway? Our Grade 3’s certainly can! This group of legends have wasted no time diving straight back into the fun, laughter, and hard work at SVPS. Our Grade 3’s have been learning so much and have had such an exciting few weeks. To top off a fun week, pronouns have been on the agenda[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

“Grade 7s, you are now parents!” The infamous phrase repeated each year as the teenagers of Sun Valley Primary begins their 2-week journey of parenthood.This year has been unlike any other experience. COVID-19 has put a lot of goals and plans on ice, and many of the events that have the ”usual-feel” have had to be modified to suit the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2020 Digital, Grade 7, Primary
“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

Term 3 is underway and the classrooms are once again filled with laughter and learning. The children have quickly adjusted to the “new normal”. They are keen to learn and are filled with enthusiasm, reiterating the fact that children are adaptable and positive little people! This term we follow the theme of Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. The story encourages wonderful[Read More…]

by September 2, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Post Lockdown Life in Grade 4

Post Lockdown Life in Grade 4

Our brave Grade 4’s returned to school  a few weeks ago and soon settled into their new normal in a tremendous way! From new low contact greetings (elbow bumps and foot fives!) to smiling with our eyes, we are learning how to connect in more meaningful ways.   In the classroom, we are still getting our groove on by doing[Read More…]

by July 23, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
The Lowdown After Lockdown

The Lowdown After Lockdown

Sun Valley is finally back in full force… sort of. The grade 5’s have seen their amazing classrooms and excited teachers again, but it’s not quite the same as before. Every class has been split into two groups that come in on alternate days. Despite having the learners back, there are a few things that the Grade 5’s and the[Read More…]

by July 16, 2020 Grade 5, Primary
From zoom to classroom

From zoom to classroom

We welcomed  our amazing little bundle’s of joy back into the classroom a few weeks ago. The students have been amazing, from learning to love their friends from afar, to playing innovative games from a distance.  It is such a great feeling seeing the maturity and responsibility of our precious children. Throughout all this craziness , the Grade 3 learners[Read More…]

by July 9, 2020 Grade 3
Grade 6s are ready to learn!

Grade 6s are ready to learn!

The Grade 6s have been back at school for a week now, and the teachers can just feel the excitement! The learners have worked really hard during the lockdown and are happy to be back. Although they are rotating classes and don’t get to see all of their friends, their Emotional Intelligence has allowed them to focus on the task[Read More…]

by July 2, 2020 Grade 6
An Open Letter to our Grade 7s

An Open Letter to our Grade 7s

As we reach the halfway mark in our Grade 7 year, the Grade 7 teachers would like to send out this ‘open letter’ to the Grade 7 students of 2020. Our Dearest Grade 7s It is with renewed hope that we look back at the year so far, a year with challenges none of us could have predicted, but a[Read More…]

by June 19, 2020 Grade 7, Primary
The wait is almost over!

The wait is almost over!

“The classrooms are empty, no children around. We teachers are longing for some sort of sound. A giggle, a shout, any will do! Deep in our hearts we all know it’s true. We love you, we miss you but we WILL see you again soon!”  Over the last few weeks, we, the Grade 1 Teachers have been making sure that[Read More…]

by June 12, 2020 General, Grade 1, Primary