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Spider making Frenzy!

Spider making Frenzy!

It was time to make spiders in Grade Two. It’s amazing to see what can be made out of egg boxes, pipe cleaners and drawing pins. There were some very creative spiders crawling around the classroom scaring the teachers!     The boys seemed to make some very realistic spiders.         The girls, on the other hand,[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 Grade 2
Cape Point Project

Cape Point Project

Congratulations to all our Grade 5 learners for getting through Assessment Week. This week we are launching The Cape Point Project. Learners can choose ANY aspect of Cape Point and find information on their choice.  Examples of choices can include: baboons, fynbos, Cape Point as a tourist attraction, shipwrecks, outlook points.  The choices are endless and it is up to you[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 Grade 5
Grade 2W Spiders and Technology

Grade 2W Spiders and Technology

What an amazing day we had as boys rushed into the classroom with spiders in tightly shut (thank goodness!!) jars.     We had all sorts of amazing spiders ready to be observed under magnifying glasses.    We had laptops and ipads for groups to lable and research spiders.This was such a natural and facinating addition to the lesson for[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 Grade 2
Project time is here.

Project time is here.

The Grade Three’s went home and researched one of the eight explorers given. They then brought this information to school, with all the pictures and decorations. They will now complete the entire project at school. We have started off with the front cover. They will then need to fill in a questionnaire about their explorer, fill in on a map[Read More…]

by May 30, 2012 Grade 3
In Technology today we will be “Making a dice”

In Technology today we will be “Making a dice”

I was so excited, what better way to “chill” after Assessments. My three male colleagues were not quite as excited. They informed me that there was no “chill” in sewing. Never the less we attacked the task enthusiastically. The Grade 7’s loved the challenge! We took a couple of short cuts, but the end products are colourful, and definitely look like a[Read More…]

by May 28, 2012 Grade 7
Grade Sixes Rock in the Afrikaans Eisteddfod

Grade Sixes Rock in the Afrikaans Eisteddfod

The Afrikaans Eisteddfod is an opportunity for our learners to be exposed to and perform in their second, and for some, in their third language. The learners are given a choice of Afrikaans poems and they are required to learn the words off by heart. At school they are guided with the pronunciation of words, expression and tone of voice[Read More…]

by May 24, 2012 Grade 6
Spotlight Day

Spotlight Day

The Grade Two classes have been focussing on one child per week and highlighting that child on their special day. We call this day their Spotlight Day!! We invite the family (including the dog or any other pet) to the class for the first half hour where we hear why their child is special and unique. It is always such[Read More…]

by May 24, 2012 Grade 2
Assessment Week finished

Assessment Week finished

The Grade 4s wrote their last assessment paper today…Afrikaans. There is a hightened buzz amongst the pupils after their first Assessment Week. The teachers have marked all the papers and are pleased with the overall results. There are still areas on which to focus. We will work on these areas, starting from Friday. Results will be given to the pupils shortly. I[Read More…]

by May 24, 2012 Grade 4
Afrikaans Eisteddfod

Afrikaans Eisteddfod

This has been a challenging week for our Grade7’s! Formal Assessments and an Afrikaans Eisteddfod! I was particularly proud of those who had committed to participate in the Afrikaans Eisteddfod. On Monday, 21 May at 16:00, parents and students arrived for an amazing cultural hour of listening to Afrikaans poetry. It is a nerve wracking experience for all but as the adjudicator explained,[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 7
Busy bees!

Busy bees!

The children are very busy, working hard and doing their best in their work books. The teachers are collecting marks and looking very carefully at all the children’s work as report writing is just around the corner! Our Grade One’s have come so far this year and we are very proud of them! Keep up the good work boys and girls!

by May 23, 2012 Grade 1