Primary

Great excitement for our COW Lesson

Great excitement for our COW Lesson

  The Computers on Wheels (COW) came trundling down the passage and arrived at our doorstep. The Grade 7’s were very excited!   They each received received their own notebook and mouse, logged on…..dead silence…   As can be seen from the photos the concentration was intense, they were all busy typing Journal Entry 4 on their Protagonist. This is[Read More…]

by June 6, 2012 Grade 7
Cursive Handwriting.

Cursive Handwriting.

We have been learning our cursive letters since the begining of the year. We know all of the lower case letters and we are now working on our capital letters. This week the learners are also starting their new handwriting books which have irish lines. We will continue to revise our cursive letters in the third term. In the fourth[Read More…]

by June 6, 2012 Grade 3
3 Edward

3 Edward

What a fun day Grade Three Edward experienced on Friday. We got to discover iPad’s. The boys were extremely excited for the lesson to start. They got to “hunt” around Google Earth. They were able to see the world, our continent, our country and even better; find our school! They all completed the activity with enthusiasm and enjoyment. To view[Read More…]

by June 6, 2012 Grade 3
Grade 2Ru’s Spidery Adventure

Grade 2Ru’s Spidery Adventure

Miss Sparrow”s   Mrs. Rupps’ girls had such an exciting day exploring and researching spiders. The stations that the girls wizzed through included; drawing spiders webs on ipads, creating gluey glitter webs and researching spider webs in books. What fun they had learning how spiders make their webs and what different shapes they use. The glittery webs will be up in the Grade[Read More…]

by June 5, 2012 Grade 2
Grade 2R and Digital Spiders

Grade 2R and Digital Spiders

The much anticipated moment had finally arrived! The boys were so excited when 16 ipads came rolling into the classroom! We started the lesson by investigating spiders on Youtube. Many squeals were heard as wide eyes watched huge, hairy spiders scuttle across the screen. We ended the lesson by creating our own spiders in their webs. We look forward to many more[Read More…]

by June 5, 2012 Grade 2
Prefects 2012

Prefects 2012

Grade 7’s entered the hall on Tuesday, 29 May looking very smart “all in their white shirts”. Dressed for the occasion!  Today was the Announcing of our Prefects for 2012. Cassidy Summers was the first girl called and Alex Van Schalkwyk the first boy called. Mr Keller went on to call six more girls and six more boys. Fourteen Prefects,[Read More…]

by June 3, 2012 Grade 7
International Live Lessons

International Live Lessons

Sun Valley Primary and Cottage Lane in New York, linked digitally for a live lesson on Thursday 31 May – the culmination of a six week project exploring ecosystems….click here to continue reading this article

by June 1, 2012 Grade 4
Then and Now in Grade 1

Then and Now in Grade 1

  Recently, the Foundation Phase grandparents visited their grandchildren in a modern 21st century classroom. Today one of the teachers dressed up as a school child from Grandma’s day and they learned what a classroom of the 60s was like.  The children giggled at the sight of her in a gym slip, white shirt, tie and her hair tied up[Read More…]

by May 31, 2012 Grade 1
A  Rubbish Assembly

A Rubbish Assembly

After an exhausting assessment week, we found ourselves facing the challenge of presenting an Assembly. The learners enjoyed the change of focus and came to the party. The speakers assembled in the library to perfect their parts. The group practices ran smoothly and the children caught on fast. Our topic for was waste and more particularly plastic waste. The learners[Read More…]

by May 31, 2012 Grade 6
Walk-it Circuit

Walk-it Circuit

  The pupils cannot wait for 12:30 everyday to do the Walk-it Circuit. After break, this is the next session of fresh air and movement, key to effective learning and health bodies.   Each circuit takes 10 minutes where the pupils do warm-ups before starting. They also end off with cool-downs. When we are back in class, they are oxygened up[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 Grade 4