Grade 4

Grade 4’s explore the world!

Grade 4’s explore the world!

There are so many countries around the world that host a variety of different things; such as food, music, culture, animals and landscapes. This term we jetted off to different countries using our iPad’s to find out one significant thing about a country and presented an oral to the class and, wow, were the Grade 4 teachers blown away by[Read More…]

by June 1, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Going above the call of duty in Grade 4

Going above the call of duty in Grade 4

This past week the Grade 4 children took part in their community service project for the term, WASHING the Fish Hoek Police Stations vehicles. The excitement in the Grade 4 passage was REAL in the anticipation of the fun they were about to have. Even though not as many vehicles arrived as were expected and the weather didn’t play its[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Getting to know our Grade 4 Family the BIC way

Getting to know our Grade 4 Family the BIC way

BIC… ‘Because I Care’ is a Grade 4 initiative that uses a buddy system to create a strong sense of family within the grade. Each term two classes are paired up and each child is assigned a buddy. Meetings are held every two weeks and a number of questions are explored together. BIC is a time where all the Grade[Read More…]

by May 3, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
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