Grade 4

Expanding the Grade 4 family

Expanding the Grade 4 family

In Grade 4, we put great value on the aspect of Family and feeling like our classrooms are an extension of our homes. Our classes are our safe places and we welcome everyone with open arms. Over the past few months we have been blessed to welcome a few new faces to our Grade 4 family. We have been so[Read More…]

by June 7, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
A moment of science please…

A moment of science please…

“Science is simply the word we use to describe a method of organising our curiosity.” – Tim Minchin Children are born with inquiring minds and a natural excitement for science. However, just like learning how to read or count, learning how to ask questions and do experiments are a vital part in education. During our Science Week, we aim to[Read More…]

by May 22, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 4 Explorers!

Grade 4 Explorers!

It has been an exciting week in Grade 4. As part of our theme for the year, focusing on the Valley, the Grade 4s explored Silvermine. Starting off around the Silvermine Dam, the students completed some experiments and looked at plant and animal life. After some good snacks and refueling, they finished off their exploring by walking next to the[Read More…]

by May 9, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Tackling POLLUTION in Grade 4

Tackling POLLUTION in Grade 4

Last week the Grade 4s descended on Muizenberg Beach to pick up ALL the litter that they could their hands on. We were joined by Greg from the company CleanC who spoke to the Grade 4s about the importance of protecting our environment and picking up after ourselves whenever we can. As the beach had been cleaned and there was[Read More…]

by April 26, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Let’s connect in Grade 4!

Let’s connect in Grade 4!

Each term, our Grade 4s participate in B.I.C. lessons. These lessons focus on connection and building relationships with our peers. B.I.C stands for Because I Care, and our Grade 4s are given the opportunity to spend time getting to know their buddy. The buddy changes every term so that our Grade 4s are able to connect with more of their[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 4s in the Days of Yore

Grade 4s in the Days of Yore

     As part of our Thematics Studies, the Grade 4s are learning about Fish Hoek in the Days of Yore. On a bright and sunny Friday morning, it looked as though we had gone back in time as the Grade 4s arrived dressed in the most amazing outfits that highlighted the Days of Yore time period. There were suspenders and[Read More…]

by February 28, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
A ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at Grade 4

A ‘Behind the Scenes’ look at Grade 4

The Grade 4 passage and classrooms were busy on Tuesday night, 12 February. The first ever Portfolio Evening kicked off with a bang. Parents came in to view their children’s best work, they were allowed to write a little note, and even give a sticker. As parents paged through their children’s books, there was much excitement and interest. It was[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

The Grade 4 learners held onto their iPads with enthusiasm and excitement as they learnt all about E-Colors.  There was sense of awe as they discovered how accurate the test results were which helped them recognise their own personality traits. Not only did the test help them recognise their tendencies and potential limiters but allowed them the opportunity to learn a bit more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

This past week the grade 4s embarked on the journey of discovering and understanding their E-Colours. The excitement was REAL when they got the opportunity to use their own iPad to do the E-Colour test. They couldn’t wait to see their friends to compare colour combinations and see who has the same combination as they do. There is now great[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
iPad excitement in Grade 4!

iPad excitement in Grade 4!

There is much anticipation when entering Grade 4 at Sun Valley Primary, more so than for any other grade. Why? iPads of course! Our lovely Grade 4s could not contain their excitement during the iPad handout. They lined up in the hall, and eagerly waited to hear their name so that they could get their hands on their very own iPad. We even had a[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary