Grade 7

Nurturing seriously CURIOUS scientific minds

Nurturing seriously CURIOUS scientific minds

It is that time of year again, as the Grade 7’s put their best Science-foot forward and begin asking fascinating questions.They’ve been hard at work these past 2 weeks; collectively wondering, questioning, designing, hypothesising and testing these wonders of the world. This process has been one of discovery and excitement, with some very interesting and thought provoking questions being put[Read More…]

by April 20, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Where “on earth” do we come from?

Where “on earth” do we come from?

Our Grade 5 boys and girls were instructed to research where their Surname originates from. The excitement and eagerness to learn about their history was intoxicating. Using their iPads to research and gather facts as well as interviewing family members for their interesting family information were all necessary in order to complete this project task. Some of the following questions were posed: ‘Where[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 7 Camp – The ultimate outdoor adventure!

Grade 7 Camp – The ultimate outdoor adventure!

Excitement filled the air as students arrived at High Africa in Roberston, a magnificient venue on the bank of the Breede River. This is an ideal outdoor experience for Grade 7 learners who get to experience nature and their beautiful surroundings away from the business of city life and any digital distractions. Students were met with the warm and welcoming smiles of the[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Soetwater FUN!

Soetwater FUN!

The Grade 7s have been dealing with our Earth and spent a day learning about Soetwater’s diverse rocky shore ecosystem. Luckily they were blessed with beautiful weather and excitedly set out to explore their surroundings. They were first taught by Mr Lappies, the importance of preserving the different biomes and how we all can minimise our impact on our planet.[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Poetry to Mend the Teenage Mind

Poetry to Mend the Teenage Mind

“Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity.” — William Wordsworth The teenage mind is always bombarded with questions, emotional uproar and spiritual turmoil. Poetry has the ability to allow our teens to let these feeling spontaneously overflow without any feelings of guilt, shame or judgement and allows them to think[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 7, Primary

A Letter to my CLIENTS

Click on the PDF below for the letter from the Principal Exam Story

Magical Market Day

Magical Market Day

A typical year starts with SMART goal-setting. To charter the course of SMART goal setting, each child enjoys the opportunity to bring structure and meaning to their life. It provided clear objectives with directives. It helped them avoid targeting vague achievements and incentives. The journey brought us closer to reality and the family spirit at SVPS. Like a hand in[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 Grade 7
Grade Sevens have “The Talk”

Grade Sevens have “The Talk”

Generations of parents have cringed with anxiety thinking about the day that their kids reach the age where it is time to have “the talk.” As kids transition from childhood into their teenage years, their bodies change, as do their natural desires and curiosities. Parents who choose to ignore it leave their children alone in the wilderness, uninformed and learning[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
Clothes for Life Campaign will make a difference in OUR community

Clothes for Life Campaign will make a difference in OUR community

Green bags filled with clothing for the underprivileged flocked through the Sun Valley Primary School gates this morning. Over the past two years, the Sun Valley Primary School family has gone out of their way to break collection records and change the lives of those in less fortunate communities. The project aims to uplift young, underprivileged entrepreneurs. Communities are given the opportunity[Read More…]

by August 14, 2017 Grade 7, Uncategorized
Grade 7 Boat Builders aim to cross the Sun Valley Sea (our pool)

Grade 7 Boat Builders aim to cross the Sun Valley Sea (our pool)

To round off an exciting Science Week, the Sun Valley Grade Sevens went through the process of designing, adhering to constraints and building their very own boats. The task was simple, create a paper based boat that would be able to sail, via the use of wind energy, from one side of the pool to the other. Sounds simple enough?[Read More…]

by June 18, 2017 Grade 7