What a stunning day we had at Boulders Beach this week where we learnt all about the beautiful penguins! We were spoilt with a lovely walk where nests, eggs and many waddling penguins could be seen. We were also treated to a penguin puppet show before we “waddled” down to Seaforth Beach. Having picnics, swimming in the blue waters and building[Read More…]
The start of a new year means that not only do the children and teachers have to return to school, but the parents do too! What a turn out we had and trying to fit all the parents into the tiny desks was a bit of a laugh. The parents and the teachers now know what to expect and look forward[Read More…]
Thank you to all the parents who attended our Back to School, Night School and New Parents Social. It was great to meet you all face to face. We are going to have a great year together. Please keep the communication lines open. To view more pictures click here.
There was much excitement and anticipation in the Grade One classrooms this week. The children have been very busy making their projects and have to present them to the class as an oral. They will be displayed in the classrooms and passages for you to see shortly. To view more photos click here
Keeping with our theme “My Heritage”, Grade Three’s had fun making Funky Family photo frames. Our end products will be displayed in our passage. To view more pictures click here.
We are in “Big School” now! The Grade Ones are full of smiles and settling well. School is such fun! Watch us soar, as we “Blast off to Big School.” To view more pictures click here.
This is our second time in the IT Centre in preparation for our Global Citizens for Biodiversity project linking us with our American Fourth Grader peers.The Grade 4s have completed two surveys on the internet. Survey One tested their knowledge of America, survey Two tested their knowledge on Natural Science.We have had a chance to view Ms Christie-Blick’s blog http://staff.socsdblogs.org/christieblick and had fun[Read More…]
The Grade 6’s have adapted well to their new grade. They are thoroughly enjoying their first setwork book, Tomas, and they often beg their teachers to read further. They are also eagerly working on their first Assessment Task which is based on People at the Cape during the 18th Century. This links up beautifully with Tomas, helping them to better understand[Read More…]
One month has passed and the Grade 4s have proved that they are ready for the challenges in 2012. We have checked whether we remember Grade 3 Mathematics, learned how different life was 100 years ago, in Thematic Studies, learned why the Donkey thought he was clever and read about Sara en Andries in Afrikaans. We have also gone on our first[Read More…]
Ever wondered what it was like to go on a beach picnic 100 years ago?…the Grade 4s now know. Bracing strong winds in our period attire, we made our way through the streets of Fish Hoek to the beach – much to the amusement of the locals. We certainly looked the part with our picnic baskets and checkered picnic blankets.[Read More…]