Grade 7

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
Student Leadership Training: Our E-Colours

Student Leadership Training: Our E-Colours

Sun Valley Primary staff continue to pay it forward as they endeavour to remain committed to growing confident and effective student leaders. This week the Grade 4 teachers shared their knowledge and skills with the 48 Grade 7 Student Leaders during a workshop on E-colours. Students were made aware of the impact of their E-Colours on their roles and responsibility as[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
Grade Seven Leaders in Training selected

Grade Seven Leaders in Training selected

After working with the prefects of 2016 and continuing their roles this year,The Grade 7’s of 2017 have been very impressive. The 48 Leaders in Training were selected on Friday afternoon after weeks of discussion and voting between senior staff members. What a difficult job it was to select 48 leaders who have shone out over the past 6 months.[Read More…]

by April 23, 2017 Grade 7
Rocking ROCK POOL Study

Rocking ROCK POOL Study

The Grade 7’s thoroughly enjoyed their outing to Soetwater Environmental Education Centre. The rock pool study proved incredibly interesting. Searching for life amongst the seaweed proved to be quite a challenge for the graceful hands of our lovely ladies who felt that anything that crawls was a ‘gogga’. The bird watching was fascinating where we identified different types of birds.[Read More…]

by March 26, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
Grade Sevens ROCK High Africa Camp Site

Grade Sevens ROCK High Africa Camp Site

This past week, the Sun Valley Grade Seven students set off to Worcester for their camp at the beautiful High Africa Camp Site. Over the past few years, the Grade Seven has been talked up to be the very best camp during their primary school years. Of course, this meant that the excitement as well as the expectations were sky[Read More…]

by March 8, 2017 Grade 7, Uncategorized
Outstanding ORATORS!

Outstanding ORATORS!

The annual Orators Performances have become a real tradition at Sun Valley Primary. The kids have delivered yet another spectacular serving of our favourite topics. A hint of Kenn Nesbitt here, a dash of Roald Dahl there, and a very “ Punny” yet serious performance that had all four adjudicators (teachers) rolling with laughter. Looking back at all the brilliant[Read More…]

by February 22, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
Grade Sevens search for the HERO within

Grade Sevens search for the HERO within

It is 2017 and Sun Valley Primary School is turning 40 years old. Where has all the time gone? To celebrate the incredible journey of this fine school, the Gr 7’s will be making a promise to themselves. They will no longer be looking towards icons and social heroes for advice or guidance. They will search deep down, find the[Read More…]

by January 24, 2017 Grade 7
Grade 7 Job Shadowing

Grade 7 Job Shadowing

Our Grade 7 students embarked on a solo educational experience today in order to learn about a particular occupation or profession that might be suitable for a future career choice. Students were teamed up with experienced workers who were able to mentor them throughout the day, peak their curiosity, answer their myriad of questions and, most importantly, provide the opportunity for them[Read More…]

by November 25, 2016 Grade 7
Marvelous Market Day in Grade 7

Marvelous Market Day in Grade 7

Last week, the Grade Sevens of 2016 hosted the annual Market Day. After seven incredible years at Sun Valley, the Market Day is a little way to say thank you to the staff, the students and to the school as a whole for an amazing journey. In 2015, the kids raised more money than ever before and we were certain[Read More…]

by October 30, 2016 Grade 7
Grade 7 E-Colours Poetry

Grade 7 E-Colours Poetry

The Grade 7s recently enjoyed a week full of E-Colours in Education. Rather than doing independent E-Colours exercises and activities, we embedded E-colours in our day to day work and tasks. In English this term, we have been focusing on Poetry. Students have learned how to write couplets, tercets and ballads. We have also recently taken the learning process to[Read More…]

by September 26, 2016 Grade 7