Grade 6

Gritty grade 5s finale

Gritty grade 5s finale

We had the wonderful privilege and honour in celebrating our special and gritty Grade 5s Achievements at their final Grit Awards Ceremony, where just a few tears were shed.                       On this special day our Grade 5 families and friends  could reminisce back to all the amazing memories that we got to[Read More…]

by November 20, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6s reach out in the community!

Grade 6s reach out in the community!

This term our grade 6’s have been collecting hygiene items for our outreach program at Living Hope. Our learners were eager to help and couldn’t wait to pack these Care bags. We raced off to be welcomed by the lady we have been working with for years. She greeted us and broke us into 4 groups. The first group would[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite hero’s in Afrikaans. At Sun Valley we have our very own heroes and heroins. They have been tasked with an Afrikaans writing exercise. It was a news report about someone which helped mould them. It was a sight to see the energy and determination in our Grade 6 children to ensure that they met the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

The Grade 6s have started exploring the Rights and Responsibilities of living in a Democratic South Africa. Over the past week, we have been examining specifically the Rights and Responsibilities of a child within our Rainbow Nation.      We have analysed shocking statistics of lack of Children’s Rights across our globe and have realised how very fortunate we are.[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
I can transform ya, like a transformer

I can transform ya, like a transformer

In grade 6 we have gotten practical with our Space and Shape theme. This has been making learning about shapes loads of fun!   This term we have been focusing on Transformations, specifically symmetry. This can be quite a tricky task but with our hands on approach, our students have got it all under control. We have also put our[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Innovation leads to Creativity in Grade 6!

Innovation leads to Creativity in Grade 6!

The Grade 6s have embarked on a Maths project, designing a park on an 18 acre piece of land. They have learnt about finance, measurement and time management and now it is time to put that all into gear! This project also touches basics of Geography as well, using maps and keys to show their design of the park. We[Read More…]

by August 8, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 – Our “Madiba quest”

Grade 6 – Our “Madiba quest”

In Grade 6, we spend a large part of our Second Term speaking about the country’s long journey to independence as we cover more intense aspects of our theme: Conflict in Africa. Our children read the abridged version of Long Walk to Freedom, a book written by Nelson Mandela. One of the many activities the children complete is writing a letter to[Read More…]

by July 25, 2019 Curriculum, Grade 6, Primary
Mandela Day Magic

Mandela Day Magic

The Grade 3s and 6s ended the week by making genuine and empathetic connections with each other, in honour of this years Mandela Day.   The eager Grade 3s, armed with their most compelling story book, waltzed to the classrooms to meet their surprise reading buddy.  They were thrilled to be met by a compassionate group of Grade 6s, enthusiastic[Read More…]

by July 20, 2019 Grade 3, Grade 6, Primary
Understanding Bullying

Understanding Bullying

Every year different grades touch on what bullying is and what to do when being bullied, but in Grade 6 we decided to dive a bit deeper into this topic. We have looked at the reasons behind bullying, different types of bullying and how to help other people out of a tough situation. The week after exams has been a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Discovering the real meaning of bullying.

Discovering the real meaning of bullying.

The theme for Grade 6 this year is ‘conflict’. We explore different conflicts from conflict within ourselves to conflict between race and gender… This week our focus has been on bullying and the conflict it brings to people. We have discovered different types of bullying, from physical bullying and emotional bullying to cyberbullying. Today our Grade 6’s designed posters in their[Read More…]

by May 9, 2019 Grade 6, Primary