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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
Grade 5’s Stunning Stellenbosch Camp!

Grade 5’s Stunning Stellenbosch Camp!

What a camp! The grade 5’s departed on Wednesday morning, bright and early, to the scenic and stunning Simonsberg Christian Camp Centre. Vineyards on all sides and classic Stellenbosch heat from above made the summer days beautiful and crazy hot. Despite the heat, the energy of the campers prevailed and they took to their group activities with excitement.  A great[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 5, Primary
Capturing Lessons from Camp

Capturing Lessons from Camp

So what’s the fuss about camping, and why do teachers bother to go through the logistical, administrative and legislative schlep in order to take 131 energetic, hyped and some-times homesick kids on an excursion away from home and school? The answer is simple: this is where true learning happens. On camp young learners have the opportunity to grow through a[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 4s and the Great Outdoors!

Grade 4s and the Great Outdoors!

This term in Grade 4, we have been focusing on Our Valley and the way that Fish Hoek is mapped out. The best way to understand this concept is to see it for yourself. So, we took our classroom outside and the Grade 4s hiked to the top of Elsies Peak!    The views were incredible as there was not[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 3’s Iziko Museum Adventure

Grade 3’s Iziko Museum Adventure

Last week our Grade 3’s went on a fun adventure to the iziko Museum in the Magical Mother City.  This term in  Life Skills, our Grade 3’s have been learning about dinosaurs and fossils and as soon as they entered the museum, the joy and excitement was clear to see as their education came to life.  They were met with[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Grade Twos Braved Boulders

Grade Twos Braved Boulders

The grade 2s have been diving, flippers first, into the theme of Penguins this term.  From learning all about these beautiful creatures to writing creative stories about them.  The children have learnt about the types of penguins around the world and have recently learnt about the threats affecting penguins and how we can save them.  The children’s highlight thus far[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Fun in the Sun was had by Grade One!

Fun in the Sun was had by Grade One!

After weeks of sleep counting, the day of the field trip finally arrived. The Grade Ones were beyond excited to embark upon their very first outing of the year! Cars were checked, seatbelts were strapped on and off we went on our merry way to Fish Hoek Beach.   The Grade 1s were encouraged to use all five senses throughout[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 1, Primary