Grade 4

New FAMILY members in Grade 4!

New FAMILY members in Grade 4!

We are excited to welcome 2 new students to our grade! Joshua Cronje (Gr4Br) and Caleb Mair (Gr4Be). The term started off with a buzz and a hype when the grade fours gained two new friends and family members. The boys are enjoying their first few days in Sun Valley Primary and have fitted in well. They are excited to[Read More…]

by April 20, 2017 Grade 4, Primary

Grade 4’s drifting back into the Days of Yore

Recently the Grade 4 children took a step back into the history of Fish Hoek. In the space of one day the children transformed themselves from 21st century children into children from the early 1900’s. The first stop on our journey was at one of Fish Hoek’s earliest shops, AP Jones. Here the children paraded their outfits for the residents to[Read More…]

by March 26, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Hiking with iPADS!

Hiking with iPADS!

On Friday the 3rd of March, the Grade 4’s set off on their hike to Peers Cave. After talking about what it means to be a responsible hiker, as well as what to look out for on our hike, we started our ascent to Peers Cave. Being the HOME of Digital Learning, the Grade 4’s got to to take their[Read More…]

by March 9, 2017 Grade 4, Primary

Maths is FUN in GRADE 4!

Grade four had a blast learning about maths in a fun and playful way; learning different things from 3D shapes to measurement. We started off the week with making different 3D shapes, the learners had some time to decorate their own shapes and build them. Learning about measurement was also enjoyed by all, especially when asked as a group to measure items[Read More…]

by February 22, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 4 becomes the HOME of E-Colours

Grade 4 becomes the HOME of E-Colours

This week the grade 4’s spent some time taking a good look at themselves and finding out more about their characters than they could imagine. During I.T. each child got the opportunity to take the E-Colours test. This is a series of questions with multiple answers which they answer with the most applicable choice for them personally.The results of this[Read More…]

by February 9, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 4: At HOME with our iPads

Grade 4: At HOME with our iPads

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 were quiet as mice, eagerly awaiting their name so that they could go up and claim their very own iPad! Our Grade[Read More…]

by January 25, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Grade Fours Adventure to Slangkop Lighthouse

Grade Fours Adventure to Slangkop Lighthouse

On the 21st 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, following the footpath, whilst braving some steep stairs, they made their way to the lighthouse. The hike[Read More…]

by November 30, 2016 Grade 4
Reflecting on E-Colours in Grade 4

Reflecting on E-Colours in Grade 4

This year the Grade 4s really got to grips with their E-Colours. They received their E-Colour bands and wore them with huge excitement. This term they put their knowledge and understanding to the test by presenting an E-Colour oral to their class. The oral consisted of 4 questions they had to ask themselves. They were: “What impact has the programme[Read More…]

by November 17, 2016 Grade 4
Terrific TAP Parents and Fantastic Facilitators!

Terrific TAP Parents and Fantastic Facilitators!

Sun Valley is lucky to have a fantastic Teacher Assistant Programme (TAP). Each week our passages are filled with our wonderful TAP parents giving up an hour a week to assist our Grade 4s. Some days we do group work where we work on our reading. Other days we review Mathematical concepts like time or multiplication. We are so grateful[Read More…]

by November 2, 2016 Grade 4
An Awesome Time on Camp in Grade 4

An Awesome Time on Camp in Grade 4

The Grade 4s ventured off on their very first school camp to Rocklands Campsite… where we were in for a jam-packed, fun-filled 18 hours of awesomeness! The teachers were met by ecstatic children and their somewhat emotional parents. The children hurriedly got rid of their bulging bags and the fun and games started straight away… After our initial games we settled into the hall where we were[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 Grade 4