Primary

Grade 4’s Go Up and Over to Slangkop Lighthouse

Grade 4’s Go Up and Over to Slangkop Lighthouse

On the 27th of November the Grade Fours tested their stamina with a guided hike up to the block houses above Kommetjie and then down to Slangkop Lighthouse. They started off from behind the Catholic Chapel at the end of Rubbi Road and, followed the footpath, whilst braving some soft sand and spiky dune grass, they made their way to[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

Filled with enormous amounts of energy and excitement, the Grade 5s left on their final field trip for the year. The atmosphere was vibrant from the first steps taken on the Springbok Atlas until the minute we stepped off the buses back at Sun Valley Primary.   During the year the Grade 5s learnt a lot about the city they[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Field trip fun for Grade One!

Field trip fun for Grade One!

This week our classes went to Rondevlei for their last field trip as Grade Ones. Even though the weather didn’t play along, it did not dampen the excitement of the children as they got ready to leave for their field trip. As they arrived at Rondevlei, the field trip started off with a quick fruit snack. They were then given a presentation[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Travels to Iziko Museum

Travels to Iziko Museum

This week the Grade Threes embarked on their outing to the Iziko South African Museum. With excitement levels on the rise, they entered the Museum with curiosity, wonderment and awe. We were taken on a guided tour around the specific areas of the Museum that pertained to our term theme of Dinosaurs and fossils. The Grade threes were given a[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 2s Save our Seas

Grade 2s Save our Seas

A visit to the Save Our Seas Shark Centre has been a much anticipated Grade Two field trip. It was been an amazing experience to say the least. The children listened to a short talk about the tides and were told what creatures to expect to see at low tide. A short walk over the road took them to the Dalebrook rocky seashore to[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Goodbye’s to our GRITTY Grade 5s

Goodbye’s to our GRITTY Grade 5s

We had the great privilege and honour in celebrating our Grade 5s GRITTY Achievements at their Grit Awards Ceremony. On this special day our Grade 5 families could revisit all the awesome memories that we have shared this year as well as a chance to step back from the hustle and bustle of life to see how far each child has[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 5, Primary

GRIT Awards in Grade 4

As the year draws to a close we reminisce on all the GRIT shown this year by our Grade 4s. Grade 4 is a challenging year with ups and downs and unexpected events. The Grade 4s have had to set long term goals, reflect on their dedication to achieve those goals, learn to sleep away from home for a one[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Poetry to Mend the Teenage Mind

Poetry to Mend the Teenage Mind

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity.” — William Wordsworth The teenage mind is always bombarded with questions, emotional uproar and spiritual turmoil. Poetry has the ability to allow our teens to let these feeling spontaneously overflow without any feelings of guilt, shame or judgement and allows them to think[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

It has been amazing watching our Grade Sixes connecting with each other throughout this year. Being placed with different people in a new class has brought about new friendships that will last for a very long time. Each term our kids have been moved into new co-operative groups, forcing them to spend time and space with people who they might[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Gritty Grade 2!

Gritty Grade 2!

Last week we celebrated our wonderful boys and girls. In case some of you missed it, we would like to share Mrs Huntley’s speech so you can get a little glimpse of how much your children have meant to us this year. “In Grade 2 this year we have unashamedly embraced the concept of yet and not yet. Sometimes we get[Read More…]

by November 12, 2017 Grade 2, Primary