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
Grade 7 Baby Project

Grade 7 Baby Project

This project was introduced to our children on the 26th of August. It is designed to demonstrate the responsibilities, commitments and accountability involved in managing a family and a baby. Developing sound relationships through effective communication and excellent conflict management are key tools for good parenting and family nurturing. Partners were selected as divine intervention intended, with names drawn out of a hat.  [Read More…]

by September 15, 2016 Grade 7
Clothes to Cash Community Project

Clothes to Cash Community Project

In Term Two, the Sun Valley Grade Seven students and staff set about on a Community Project like no other. We launched CLOTHES TO CASH at Sun Valley Primary for the second year in a row. Clothes to Cash (C2Cx) operates by asking organisations to collect clothing through their school and community. They pay the organization R5,00 per usable KG that[Read More…]

by September 3, 2016 Grade 7
Young Biologists Ignition Field Trip to Two Oceans Aquarium

Young Biologists Ignition Field Trip to Two Oceans Aquarium

This week, the Grade 7 classes took turns to visit the beautiful Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town. The object of the field trip was to learn more about the various careers involved with Marine Biology, Oceanography and more. The classes arrived at school bright and early in order to get through to Cape Town by 9am. The students enjoyed[Read More…]

by September 1, 2016 Grade 7
The Battle of the Cake Sales

The Battle of the Cake Sales

On Friday, Grade 7 Anderson and Grade 7 Keller took to battle in the form of one of the biggest cake sales ever seen! Grade 7K have, for the last few years, taken Cake Sales to a new level, and Mrs Anderson’s class decided that it was time to show Coach K and his troops what they were made of.[Read More…]

by August 16, 2016 Grade 7
Our Grade Sevens Shine Poetically

Our Grade Sevens Shine Poetically

Our Grade Sevens have once again had the opportunity to shine after embarking on a journey of reading, writing and creativity as members of the Writing Club. This club encourages children at our school to grow and develop their love for English creative writing, such as poetry. Students were recently given a chance to demonstrate these skills and talents at the Poetry Recital[Read More…]

by August 9, 2016 Grade 7
iLead Camp – A Life-Changing Experience

iLead Camp – A Life-Changing Experience

It is not the critic who counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena – Dr Brene Brown Early this week, the Grade Seven Prefects set off to the beautiful Houw Hoek Inn,[Read More…]

by July 21, 2016 Grade 7
SVGS Robotics Academy has Arrived!

SVGS Robotics Academy has Arrived!

It has been a great year of digital learning for our Sun Valley Group of Schools students so far. For us it’s about using technology as a tool for learning and creating exposure to and awareness of technology and how it is used in the world around us. For this reason we look forward to expanding our Robotics curriculum with an[Read More…]

by July 17, 2016 Digital, Grade 7, High School
A Night School for the New Season – Secrets of the Teenage Brain

A Night School for the New Season – Secrets of the Teenage Brain

Last night, the Grade Six and Seven parents and children were privileged to listen to our principal, Gavin Keller, present an entertaining and informative talk on the “Secrets of the Teenage Brain”. In the session, we had the opportunity to learn about the chemical and physical processes that create neural pathways which allow us to become productive adults in the future. The[Read More…]

by May 19, 2016 Grade 7
Clothes to Cash Community Project

Clothes to Cash Community Project

On Friday, the Sun Valley Grade 7’s hosted the second annual Clothes to Cash Collection which forms part of their Community Project. Clothes to Cash Exchange operates by asking organisations, such as our school, to collect clothing.  C2Cx pay SVPS R5 per usable kilogram that we collect. Sun Valley will use these funds for our own outreach projects. In 2015, we purchased[Read More…]

by April 28, 2016 Grade 7