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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
Jolly Roger

Jolly Roger

Roxanne Sahd reports. On Thursday it was so fun! First we had to line up and get life jackets. (which I did not enjoy.) Then a seal popped his head out the exquisite, beautiful, amazing, blue water. It was so cute! After that jellyfish and dolphins appeared in the blue water. On the Jolly Roger I felt confident and safe.[Read More…]

by May 11, 2012 Grade 3
It’s all about flora and fauna of the Cape sand dunes

It’s all about flora and fauna of the Cape sand dunes

  Outdoor Education forms a huge part of the Grade 4 curriculum. In Natural Sciences, we learn all about the Cape Dune System – how dunes are formed, different types of dunes, how people destroy dunes, as well as the animals and plants that live in them. In continuing with learning all about the Cape Dune System, our Grade 4s were[Read More…]

by May 10, 2012 Grade 4
Newspaper Olympics

Newspaper Olympics

Newspaper Olympics was the theme of the Grade 6 Night Life on Friday the 4th May. The evening was well attended with eighty learners excitedly filling the hall. The Grade 6’s were split into groups of ten and countries such as Greece, Spain, Jamaica and Germany were chosen as the team names. The first event was the Olympic parade. The[Read More…]

by May 10, 2012 Grade 6
Keenan Rennie’s Over the Edge story

Keenan Rennie’s Over the Edge story

When I was on the beach, I asked my mom if I could go for a swim and she said yes. So I went for a swim and saw a pirate ship! I swam to the pirate ship and pirates came out of nowhere. They took me on the ship. The pirates names were Long John Kidd, Black Eye Bart[Read More…]

by May 10, 2012 Grade 3
Assessment Week: 21 May to 24 May

Assessment Week: 21 May to 24 May

Timetables have gone out and it is now full steam ahead for preparing our Grade Fours for their very first assessment experience. No worries moms and dads, the teachers are preparing them well for Assessment week. We will do the stressing. Your child should be well prepared for the assessments if the Study Timetable is followed daily. Homework that is given,[Read More…]

by May 9, 2012 Grade 4