Primary

Healthy bodies – Healthy minds!

Healthy bodies – Healthy minds!

The grade 6’s have recently been exploring the world of conflict which influences body and self image. They have been learning about how everyday items such as magazines, Instagram and the media can affect ones self/body image and self esteem. They have been tasked with creating posters in pairs  to explore these topics as we start to tackle 2020 with[Read More…]

by February 6, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Stumped – South Africa’s Biodiversity Under Threat

Stumped – South Africa’s Biodiversity Under Threat

This week our Grade 7s had the wonderful opportunity to visit the Soetwater Environmental Centre where they were taught the importance of Cape Town’s vast biodiversity, biomes and ecology as well as the importance of conserving this splendid valley that we call home. Fish Hoek’s very own “Mr Lappies” and his associates took the helm in delivering the important message[Read More…]

by February 6, 2020 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 5 is a JAM!

Grade 5 is a JAM!

Over the last three weeks, the new Grade 5s of 2020 have been very busy adjusting to the extremely busy and exciting way of life in Grade 5. It’s been an energy-filled term with lots happening already.                  In English we focused on setting specific long and short term goals with well constructed informal[Read More…]

by February 6, 2020 Grade 5, Primary
My E-Colours

My E-Colours

E-Colours (Personality Diversity Indicator) is one of those topics that is bound to bring the greatest joy to the new Grade 4s as they enter the InterSen Phase. They learn about their strengths and weaknesses and those of their peers around them. They then get to show creativity by creating art posters in representation of their E-Colours accompanied by the[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Third is the WORD.

Third is the WORD.

What an exciting start to the year it has been!!! From getting to know our teachers, to swimming trials and many more extra ordinary activities. On day one, the Grade 3s excitedly came into school, eager to learn about our new themes that lie ahead. Since then our grade 3 legends have been introduced to cursive writing, have perfected the[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Getting into the Grade Two Groove

Getting into the Grade Two Groove

Welcome back to 2020! The Grade Twos have been having a blast, learning all about the precious penguins from all around the world. Our theme this term is My Happy Footprint. Throughout the term, they will dive deeper into the world of penguins; and have already learnt about eight different species of Penguin, as well as their Life Cycle. Our[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Blast off to big school!

Blast off to big school!

What an awesome start to Grade One it has been! Two weeks ago we welcomed our excited children into our classrooms. They were so prepared for the jump into Grade One and have settled in with ease! We have enjoyed getting to know them and they’ve been learning all about big school. They’ve enjoyed exploring their new playground with some[Read More…]

by January 30, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Digging into Deep Learning

Digging into Deep Learning

We started our first day off with our Grade 7 students with a question “Why did you come to school today?” The answers, needless to say, was intriguing – and the most common answer was “cause my mom said I had to go”. Our theme for 2020 is Deep Learning which refers to valuable learning that sticks, but how on[Read More…]

by January 24, 2020 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 6 starting with a Bang!

Grade 6 starting with a Bang!

The sun was out, a slight breeze just cooling us down, learners anxiously waiting for the bell to ring and teachers excited to meet their class and ready to take on this year… the bell rings… Kids come rushing in and wait to greet the teachers, big hugs were given, fist pumps and high fives were the main attractions! We[Read More…]

by January 23, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Welcoming 2020 at full speed!

Welcoming 2020 at full speed!

Welcome back to school!!!! Wow are we excited about 2020!!! There is so much to look forward to, don’t blink or you will miss it.       We arrived at school, all wide eyed and excited for what lies ahead. No time was wasted; we jumped right in and removed all those holiday cobwebs.         Books[Read More…]

by January 23, 2020 Grade 5, Primary