Primary

Supporting Our Stars!

Supporting Our Stars!

Three cheers for the magnificent show, Sun Valley on Broadway, “Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!” The Grade 3s watched the talented performers in awe! They were bowled over by the flashing lights and the awesome dance moves. It was wonderful to see each child singing along to the songs. Even more excitement fell across the classes when the Grade 3s were able[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Term 3 has been “tree-rrific”!

Term 3 has been “tree-rrific”!

What an exciting term it has been! As we wrap up on Term Three, we look back on all the great things that took place. We have been celebrating Bok Friday by wearing our favourite Springbok tops, we had a wonderful field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens and learned many new concepts in Mathematics like halving, symmetry and measurement. Term Four[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Riveting Book Reviews

Riveting Book Reviews

The Grade 2s have been hard at work practicing their paired reading within their classes.  They have also been having deep discussions about what their box books are all about and asking their friends about theirs.   This week, however, the Grade 2s are taking those skills and putting them to use, by writing book reviews on their box books. [Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Spring has Sprung in Grade 5!

Spring has Sprung in Grade 5!

The Grade 5’s were in full bloom recently as they arrived at school with great excitement to celebrate the first day of spring. Spring bling was celebrated with paper flowers, flower head bands and even some flowers for their teachers!   Grade 5 Slabber were thrilled when they took the Intermediate Phase win for the day after they put so[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 5, Primary
Snake Show Extravaganza

Snake Show Extravaganza

Our theme for grade 4 is all about our valley. Part of that theme includes different types of animals which one can find in our surrounding areas, such as reptiles. Therefore, we decided to invite Steve “Venom” to come and teach us a little more about snakes. There was a lot of “sceptical” excitement in the air when Steve showed[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
I can transform ya, like a transformer

I can transform ya, like a transformer

In grade 6 we have gotten practical with our Space and Shape theme. This has been making learning about shapes loads of fun!   This term we have been focusing on Transformations, specifically symmetry. This can be quite a tricky task but with our hands on approach, our students have got it all under control. We have also put our[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Consulting with the Specialists

Consulting with the Specialists

These past few weeks our Grade 7s have been lucky enough to have been visited by some brilliant guest speakers that offered truly brilliant insight into our current curriculum and activities being covered in class. These guest speakers are specialists in their selected fields.  The information provided by our specialists played specific roles in our students recent classroom activities. As[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
A Jolly time on the Jolly Roger

A Jolly time on the Jolly Roger

The Grade 3’s truly had a “jolly” time on the Jolly Roger. They experienced all the wonders of the V&A Waterfront. As the Grade 3’s have been learning about transport, it was a great moment for them to experience the types of transport we used and spotted during the day. The journey began on our trusty Springbok Atlas Bus which[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Up the Faraway Tree

Up the Faraway Tree

This term the Grade 2s have climbed into Enid Blyton’s fantasy, “The Magic Far Away Tree’. Linking to our theme, The Trees, Bees and Me, The Magic Far Away Tree inspired the children to stretch their imaginations beyond the norm and think out of the box, or… up the tree. This week their creativity reached fever pitch when they got[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Ones are keen Kirstenbosch explorers!

Grade Ones are keen Kirstenbosch explorers!

Last week our Grade Ones went on a very exciting field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens, which links to our plant theme this term. We were blessed with beautiful weather on both days so we were able to make the most out of the trip to the gardens. The children arrived ready to go and VERY excited to see all that Kirstenbosch[Read More…]

by September 3, 2019 Grade 1, Primary