Grade 6

Grade 6s are ready to learn!

Grade 6s are ready to learn!

The Grade 6s have been back at school for a week now, and the teachers can just feel the excitement! The learners have worked really hard during the lockdown and are happy to be back. Although they are rotating classes and don’t get to see all of their friends, their Emotional Intelligence has allowed them to focus on the task[Read More…]

by July 2, 2020 Grade 6
AND THE GRAMMY AWARD GOES TO…

AND THE GRAMMY AWARD GOES TO…

The grade 6 students experienced their very first field trip and WOW! It was nothing short of spectacular. Just a few kilometers outside of our Valley, we spent time in Muizenberg, discovering ourselves and boosting our self-esteem and self image, which has been our main topic this term. What at first seemed a bit strange, our students got to warm[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 poets tapping into our emotions…

Grade 6 poets tapping into our emotions…

The Grade 6 ‘Big Idea’ for 2020 is Conflict in Africa. We have tried to ensure that the ‘Engage the World to Change the World’ filters through into all the subjects we are teaching. The children have been learning about the poetic devices in English and hence they have been writing Emotions poems in all Grade 6 classes. We have[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Healthy bodies – Healthy minds!

Healthy bodies – Healthy minds!

The grade 6’s have recently been exploring the world of conflict which influences body and self image. They have been learning about how everyday items such as magazines, Instagram and the media can affect ones self/body image and self esteem. They have been tasked with creating posters in pairs  to explore these topics as we start to tackle 2020 with[Read More…]

by February 6, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 starting with a Bang!

Grade 6 starting with a Bang!

The sun was out, a slight breeze just cooling us down, learners anxiously waiting for the bell to ring and teachers excited to meet their class and ready to take on this year… the bell rings… Kids come rushing in and wait to greet the teachers, big hugs were given, fist pumps and high fives were the main attractions! We[Read More…]

by January 23, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
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