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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
Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Wriggly, Googly Earthworms in Grade 2

Toilet roll. Check! Pipe cleaner. Check! Googly eyes? Yes, googly eyes. Check! What could the Grade 2’s be creating? They were eager to find out and so out broke a chatter amongst the Grade 2’s. What could this turn into? A few of them guessed it… It was an earthworm in the soil and were introduced to their next theme:[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
‘P’ stands for PJ PARTY in Gr3!

‘P’ stands for PJ PARTY in Gr3!

On Friday night our munchkins ran through the Sun Valley doors, as they embarked on a fun filled night of entertainment. The Grade 3 Pyjama Party started with a bang. They started off with the limbo, amongst other entertainment, in the IT Centre which brought a grin to all their faces.  Oh no, thats not all… The Grade 3s moved[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
PJ Party fun in Grade One!

PJ Party fun in Grade One!

Last week Friday, the Grade Ones enjoyed what was possibly their most favourite event, the PJ Party. The excitement in the air as they came to school at night time was tangible. The children arrived as the sun was going down, cosied up in their very cute and fluffy pyjamas, onesies, slippers and gowns.  To start the night off, the[Read More…]

by March 12, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
AND THE GRAMMY AWARD GOES TO…

AND THE GRAMMY AWARD GOES TO…

The grade 6 students experienced their very first field trip and WOW! It was nothing short of spectacular. Just a few kilometers outside of our Valley, we spent time in Muizenberg, discovering ourselves and boosting our self-esteem and self image, which has been our main topic this term. What at first seemed a bit strange, our students got to warm[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 6, Primary