Grade 7

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
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