Primary

Rock around the Clock

Rock around the Clock

  One of the Learning Outcomes of Mathematics is Measurement. Being able to tell the time on an analogue clock is one of the skills assessed. We are also taught how to tell time in the digital way, eg, 1.30pm is written as 13:30.     To re-introduce the concept of time in Grade 4, the pupils had fun decorating their[Read More…]

by May 22, 2012 Grade 4
Grandparents’ day, hip hip hooray!

Grandparents’ day, hip hip hooray!

Today was our Foundation Phase Grandparents’ day. The children were so excited and could not wait for their grandparents to arrive at the classrooms. It was so precious to see the children showing off their work. There was a special page in all the children’s books for their grandparents to write about their grandchilds work– Thank you to all our[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 Grade 1
MAD COW on the MOOOOOOve

MAD COW on the MOOOOOOve

Recently the MAD COW moved into Grade Six. The learners were beside themselves with excitement as each of them were handed a laptop. The lesson for the day was on Discrimination and learners could be seen showing off their googling skills. The teachers were surprised by how attentive the learners were while working in a digital format. The learners searched[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 Grade 6
Grade 7’s camp at High Africa

Grade 7’s camp at High Africa

  Through primary school our learners wait in anticipation for camp in Grade 7. As we drove away from the campsite on Friday morning I heard this little voice behind me say “Ah I wish we were just arriving, that was so much fun.”     The highlights were: Rowing down the Breede river, this was energizing. The Climbing Wall[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 Grade 7
What we love about Grade Three!

What we love about Grade Three!

The Grade Three’s were asked what they have enjoyed about the year. Ms Dawes class. Chloe: “My favourite part this term has been making up our stories in Literacy.” Lindiwe: ” I have enjoyed writing out THRASS tests and seeing my marks get better.” Josephine: “I loved drawing the Bumpalump picture and enjoyed the funny poem.” Keona “I have enjoyed[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 3
Assessment Time

Assessment Time

Assessment Time has arrived. Here are a few tips on how to survive this tough time. Remember to have a good night’s rest. Eat a healthy and hearty breakfast. Study hard and stick to the timetable. Remember that the teachers are not out to get you. This is a time for you to shine and prove yourself. Stay focused and[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 5
Afrikaans in Grade One!

Afrikaans in Grade One!

Afrikaans forms a fun, interactive part of the Grade One curriculum. The children in Grade One have been learning to tell the story of “Die drie klein varkies”. There is plenty of laughter and fun to be had as they dramatise and recite the story and poems in Afrikaans. Moms and dads ask them to tell you the story at[Read More…]

by May 16, 2012 Grade 1
Our Beautiful Mother’s Day Cards!

Our Beautiful Mother’s Day Cards!

Last week was Mother’s Day and the Grade Two learners really enjoyed designing and making some beautiful cards for their Super Mom’s!! It was so lovely to hear all the reasons that make their mom a SUPER MOM! We hope that all the mothers felt very special and blessed this past Sunday. We thank you for all your love, support[Read More…]

by May 15, 2012 Grade 2
Scaredy Witch by Connor Dalton (2Raven)

Scaredy Witch by Connor Dalton (2Raven)

Scaredy Witch is about a witch who doesn’t like ghosts. When she goes outside to get her broom, she returns with her cat to find a ghost. She gets scared and chases it out with her broom. She finds an owl and she says: “Come on, lets go inside!” The owl then hoots. I got a Clay Animation for my birthday[Read More…]

by May 15, 2012 Grade 2
Week Three: Taking Care of Habitats with COW

Week Three: Taking Care of Habitats with COW

We have been studying all about animal habitats, in particular the Cape Dune System and the animals and plants that live there. Our study of habitats, reminds us that these areas are filled with living animals and plants trying to survive. Our Cottage Lane epals have also been studying a habitat in the Forests just outside New York. We have[Read More…]

by May 15, 2012 Grade 4