Primary

Country Orals done in MAD squared

Country Orals done in MAD squared

Pupils were given the task of researching a country of their choice, and speaking about a specific topic of that country, for example Japan – Tsunami, orally in front of the class.  In order for the pupils to achieve top marks for this oral, effort must be made in presentation with the use of: Posters Dressing up Articles from chosen country[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 4
Study Skills Seminar with Grade 7’s

Study Skills Seminar with Grade 7’s

The word study or test immediately creates stress. Mr Keller reminded us of how important it is to create a safe and welcoming environment in order to access your CEO. It is also important to identify your best learning modality, you may be a Visual Learner or an Auditory Learner or a Kinesthetic Learner.  You may even be a combination[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 7
Sum fun!

Sum fun!

We are very busy learning all about numbers in Grade One. Before, after, more, less, plus and equals are words we are using constantly! We are about to venture into the world of sums! Ready, steady, here we go!

by May 3, 2012 Grade 1
Science Expo  Enthusiasts

Science Expo Enthusiasts

The Science Expo of last week was the perfect oppertunity to introduce our Gr 6 Learners to Science vocabulary. This naturally had to be followed by performing some experiments in the classroom in order for them to understand the words in context. The learners showed great excitement and they had to be reminded that self-control in a science lab was[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 6
Funscapes at Seaforth Beach

Funscapes at Seaforth Beach

Excellent weather was in order as the Grade 5 learners headed off to Seaforth Beach. We had lots of fun in the sun.  Some Grade 5 learners were brave enough to have a swim, while others  played on the  rocks.  Impressive sand castles were built and a bit a catching up was done by some while everyone enjoyed the last of the summer sun.[Read More…]

by May 3, 2012 Grade 5
Making A Digital Difference in Grade 7

Making A Digital Difference in Grade 7

The Grade Seven teachers are very excited with their new teaching tool. We received training on our Inter-Active White boards on Monday, 23 April and we could not wait to show off our skills this week. The Interactive whiteboards were showcased to visitors at our Science and Technology Expo Day. The visitors witnessed the Grade 7’s busy on their ipads[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 Grade 7
Science and Technology Expo Day

Science and Technology Expo Day

What a way to ‘show off‘ the new Grade 4 Interactive whiteboard to visitors at our Science and Technology Expo Day. Visitors and parents ‘oohed and aahed’ when shown how Mathematics could and should be done on the Interactive whiteboard. I have never seen pupils so eager to do addition sums before. Eager hands went up when asked: Who wants to do[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 Grade 4
Science, Technology and Design EXPO

Science, Technology and Design EXPO

Today we looked at how 3D shapes are used in architecture to design different shaped buildings. The children had great fun watching a clip on 3D shapes. We then looked at a powerpoint of different buildings and identified the 3D shapes used to construct them. The children were given toothpicks and jellytots and created their own 3D structures. The results[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 Grade 1
Our first Grade One Assembly

Our first Grade One Assembly

On Tuesday 24th of April the Grade Ones had their first assembly item for 2012. Blast off to Big School was the theme of the morning. The children performed extremely well, reciting poems about their teachers. There was much laughter and applause for our little stars of the day. Thank you to all parents who attended.

by April 26, 2012 Grade 1
Funscapes making sand shapes

Funscapes making sand shapes

The Grade Sixes enjoyed a lovely and sunny morning at Fish Hoek Beach last week. Starting off with a bit of free time, our learners enjoyed running and playing on the beach, standing in the shallow waters chatting to friends and screaming with laughter as they seesawed at the play park. They then divided up into their camp teams, putting[Read More…]

by April 26, 2012 Grade 6