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
Grade 6 & 7 Robotics Excitement

Grade 6 & 7 Robotics Excitement

We have continued with our Robotics curriculum in Grade 6 and 7 this year and what a fantastic experience it has been so far. Excited Grade 6s and 7s have had fantastic exposure to how digital devices are programmed and how developers use them to achieve everyday tasks. The type of activities we’ve done with them have ranged from the[Read More…]

by April 18, 2016 Digital, Grade 6, Grade 7
Grade 7K hold EPIC Cake Sale

Grade 7K hold EPIC Cake Sale

On Friday, Grade 7K ran one of the biggest, most exciting and most lucrative “Cake Sales” in the history of Sun Valley Primary. The class decided that the event would be coined as ” The 7K Break Time Market” rather than the old fashioned, Cake Sale. The boys and girls got together and sold delicious treats and ran exciting activities for[Read More…]

by April 17, 2016 Grade 7
Grade 7 Anderson get ready for Scholar Patrol

Grade 7 Anderson get ready for Scholar Patrol

In Grade 7, each class is responsible for a different leadership duty. This term, Grade 7 Anderson will be taking the lead in Scholar Patrol. Mrs Anderson took the class through an intense training session, where each and every aspect of the patrol had to be completed precisely and seriously. Of course, there is always time for some laughs… We[Read More…]

by April 14, 2016 Grade 7
Highlight of Grade Seven at High Africa

Highlight of Grade Seven at High Africa

This past week, the Sun Valley Grade Seven students set off to Worcester for their camp at the beautiful High Africa Camp Site and Conference Centre. The Grade Sevens have had a bit of bad luck in the past, enduring “rained out”activities and freezing cold weather at their previous camps. Of course, the students came into this camp rather anxious.[Read More…]

by March 6, 2016 Grade 7
Biodiversity vs Digital-versity

Biodiversity vs Digital-versity

Expo Day at Sun Valley Primary School paved the way to diverse opportunities for learning. The Grade 7 children realised that Biodiversity relies upon ecological systems completing and complementing each other. Keynote and Popplet are certainly not new apps to them. Within a few minutes it was a wrap. Biodiversity is extremely important to people and the health of ecosystems. With[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 Grade 7
Grade 7’s shine on Soetwater Enviro Centre Field Trip

Grade 7’s shine on Soetwater Enviro Centre Field Trip

Today, Grade 7 Keller and Grade 7 Fortune set off to the Soetwater Environment Centre for an educational field trip. We were blessed with simply picturesque weather. The day consisted of an early morning introduction to the coast by our Guide, Mr Lappies. This was followed by an Ecosystems, Plants and Animals discussion as well as how they have adapted[Read More…]

by February 9, 2016 Grade 7