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Family Tree projects in Grade One

Family Tree projects in Grade One

The Grade Ones have been very busy preparing for their family tree projects.They have had a productive few days putting together their masterpieces. The coke bottle and sand formed the base of the tree. The sticks and branches were for their photos and decorations. The children were very excited and worked hard to complete their trees. They all look beautiful![Read More…]

by May 9, 2012 Grade 1
pajama party time!

pajama party time!

On Friday 4 May we had our first Pajama Party of the year. This was a new experience for many of our Grade One’s. There was a buzz of excitement in the classrooms as the children arrived with their torches, bedding and snacks. Each teacher hosted a station and the children rotated between them. Mrs February played a quiz, Mrs[Read More…]

by May 9, 2012 Grade 1
Night Life in Grade 7

Night Life in Grade 7

Grade 7’s enjoyed the variety offered at Night Life. Loud music, a smoke machine and flashing lights created an amazing disco vibe. If the music got too loud they could have a good laugh in the “Movie House” as we sat back and enjoyed Mr Bean and his antics. The energetic gravitated to our “Games Room” challenging friends and teachers[Read More…]

by May 8, 2012 Grade 7
Life on the Ocean Wave

Life on the Ocean Wave

Go back in time and imagine life on a Pirate Galleon. Imagine the rough seas and the heaving deck. What would you see if you looked out of the porthole in your cabin? The Grade Three’s had great fun imagining a variety of scenarios in a Creativity and Design lesson linked to their Pirate Theme in Thematic Studies.    [Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 3
Floating and Sinking

Floating and Sinking

Why do some things float and other things sink? The Grade Three’s set out to investigate the answer. Each co-operative group were given a bowl of water and eight items to test. They had such fun trying to guess if the items would sink or float before placing them in the water. Each group presented their results on a colourful[Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 3
SABC look out, SVBC is here!

SABC look out, SVBC is here!

Our learners tried their hand at being a News Reader this week.  Fresh with impressions from their hike to Muizenberg cave, they set about making up a broadcast for their co-operative group.  Each child contributed their own piece of news and then it was put together to make a news item.  The Reporter from each group was responsible for reading[Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 2
Cave building – the final product!

Cave building – the final product!

After our day of intense cave building we wanted to show off some of our final creations.   If you would like to see some of these creations up close…..visit our Grade Two hallways or classes to see how creative and clever your child has been! Or for more photos, click here!      What teamwork!        [Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 2
Cave Building – work in progress!

Cave Building – work in progress!

The Grade Two’s have been learning about caves and their inhabitants. We absolutely loved our cave outing and were all fired up to apply what we had seen and learnt! Now the time had come for us to design and create caves in our co-op groups. What excitement there was as each learner brought in the materials needed to build[Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 2
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