Primary

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
Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day

What a lovely day we had last Thursday when our grandparents came to school for a visit. We were so excited to share a short message and song with them in the hall before they joined us in our classes. Our grandparents then came into our classrooms and signed our books. Finally our grandparents had a lovely and tasty tea[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 2
Classroom plans!

Classroom plans!

What fun we had, making our very own classroom plans from birds eye view. Started off with a mat discussion about our classroom and objects inside it. Then a big conversation about a key for a map. What they are used for and how we can make our own key. The learners were eager to start designing their own classroom[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 3
Grade Threes go on a scavanger hunt around the world.

Grade Threes go on a scavanger hunt around the world.

With great excitement two of the Grade Three classes had the experience of a Digital Lesson this week. Working in pairs they were assigned an IPAD. Previously they were taught how to operate Google Earth. They knew how to zoom in and out, pan and glide across the screen. They were amazed that these were real pictures of the Earth[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 3
Assessment Week almost over.

Assessment Week almost over.

Assessment Week is almost over and soon you can relax! Thank you for all the effort and hard work you have put in to the preparation of the Assessments.  It has made marking of the Assessments a breeze for the teachers. If you followed the timetable you would have noticed that you were well prepared for the Assessments. Three down[Read More…]

by May 23, 2012 Grade 5
First time assessments

First time assessments

The Grade 4’s sat for their first assessments on Monday, 21st May for Thematic. They started at 09:00 and were all finished by 10:30. It was good to see that they had learned and revised their work as the pupils did not ask too many questions.   They were relaxed for the duration of the assessment, and going by the results, did their best. We[Read More…]

by May 22, 2012 Grade 4
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