Grade 7

Grade 7’s in the Wild!

Grade 7’s in the Wild!

What a wonderful hike! Constantia Nek to Kirstenbosch Gardens. We arrived at Constantia Nek bright and early to be met by our tour guide Mark Hawthorne. He taught us about Pioneer Plants and ecosystems surrounding the Wild Peach tree. He also mentioned the Keurboom and Silver Trees. We enjoyed our lunch under some welcome shade. After which Mark Hawthorne continued[Read More…]

by April 19, 2012 Grade 7
Buzzing with Excitement as we start Term Two

Buzzing with Excitement as we start Term Two

Grade Seven’s, believe it or not, were thrilled to be back at school. In our first CARE circle I posed the question “What are you grateful for?” Many mentioned being able to come to a “fun” school.   They loved their gift of a CD of Term One photographs and the treat is always enjoyed. One sweet child said “I[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 Grade 7
Cross the Road Safely

Cross the Road Safely

One of the Grade Seven pupil leadership duties is Scholar Patrol. Our Grade Seven’s are all trained by the Traffic Department to perform this duty properly. This is an extremely responsible job and the Grade Sevens take it very seriously. The team is made up of five members, one is the captain and one is the leader. Uniform is checked[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Grade 7
Grade Seven Nuttall training for First Aid in Term Two

Grade Seven Nuttall training for First Aid in Term Two

First Aid training was fun! Cape Medical Response came to train us in Basic Medical Assistance today. We enjoyed learning how to take care and treat small injuries. We learnt what to do if bones are fractured or if a person is paralyzed. Each Grade Seven received a certificate and an emergency first aid kit. Thank you CMR we appreciate[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 Grade 7
Children for Children

Children for Children

Grade Sevens will be reaching out to other children at Easter time. Wendy Whitaker, a parent at our school, has been involved for many years helping children in Napier. These are mostly orphaned children. I approached Wendy and asked how we could get involved. She asked if we could collect empty 2 litre coke bottles and a packet of sweets.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 Grade 7
Creative Explosion in Grade Seven

Creative Explosion in Grade Seven

A very important aspect of Technology is the 5 Step Technological Process. In order for our Grade Seven’s to grasp this outcome we gave them a practical task aimed at working through the 5 Steps. Fortunately, they were able to demonstrate these steps to an audience as it was our EXPO Day. The materials they were able to use were[Read More…]

by March 8, 2012 Grade 7
Speaker Reader finalists

Speaker Reader finalists

We have been very busy speaking and reading in Grade 7. It is so interesting listening to the choice of material that the students decide upon. Each teacher listens to their class and nominates the top four. We then sit as a grade and listen to the 16 semi-finalists, four Grade 7’s made it to the finals on Wednesday, 7[Read More…]

by March 2, 2012 Grade 7

Digital Afrikaans Orals in Grade 7

The topic was “My gunstelling rolprent”. Our Grade 7’s were told that they could use any digital means to present their orals or the traditional method. We were very impressed with the enthusiasm and initiative that they used to present these orals. This generation finds it an absolute breeze to use the digital technology available to us. As teachers we[Read More…]

by February 27, 2012 Grade 7

Valentine’s Day in Grade 7

The Grade 7’s enjoyed an amazing day of team sport on Valentine’s day. Plenty of oxygen to the brain and lots of fun. We then enjoyed a beautiful, romantic movie. The last hour was spent cooling off in the pool. The 2012 Grade 7’s are a great group of learners who thoroughly enjoy working together.

by February 17, 2012 Grade 7
Grade Sevens Visit Soetwater for some Sandy Snakey Fun

Grade Sevens Visit Soetwater for some Sandy Snakey Fun

This morning the Grade 7’s visited the beautiful Soetwater Beach. Greeted by the unbelievably knowledgeable “Mr Lappies”, we enjoyed a fascinating talk on the beach front. We learnt about the various ocean habitats as well as the thousands of species which make the beach front their home. After the learners enjoyed an exciting and exploratory exercise on the shore, we[Read More…]

by February 14, 2012 Grade 7