Primary

Tick Tock Clock

Tick Tock Clock

Linking up with our Mathematics, the Grade Three’s designed their own olden fashion clocks. They had a lot of fun and there were a variety of styles. Our passage is looking very full and busy at the moment. For more photos of our beautiful clocks, click here!  

by March 23, 2012 Grade 3
Community service in Grade One

Community service in Grade One

Today the Grade One’s treated their HOOFIE leaders as a Community Outreach Project. Each HOOFIE leader was given an Easter egg and a card written by their Grade One HOOFIE child. The Grade One’s thanked them for helping them settle into “BIG School” this term.

by March 23, 2012 Grade 1
Cape Town Science Centre

Cape Town Science Centre

What a great day we had at the Cape Town Science Centre. There were four stations we all got to work through. Building a house with sponge bricks, making a simple electrical circuit, hands on learning with all the different experiments and a snack break outside with a giant chess set. At the end we had one last show! A[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Grade 3
Foundation Phase Athletics day

Foundation Phase Athletics day

There was tremendous excitment and anticipation in the Grade One classrooms this morning as they prepared for their first Athletics day. The day went well and the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The Grade One’s looked too cute in their parent’s great big shoes! A delightful day of sport! For more photos click here.

by March 23, 2012 Grade 1
Easter Eggs for Everyone!

Easter Eggs for Everyone!

The Grade Two’s collected Easter eggs this term as their outreach. There were many Easter eggs so kindly donated that it became difficult to resist eating them as they were stored in our classrooms. What fun it was seeing the faces of the two ladies from Fish Hoek Lions Club when they saw ALL the Easter eggs we had collected![Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Grade 2
Pupils post their blog to USA epals

Pupils post their blog to USA epals

  Our first postings to our USA epals have gone off. The learners were so excited and couldn’t wait for the epals to reply back. We had to wait a whole day for the responses, because of the time difference. Just to see the reactions on their faces as they read their own epal’s replies was warming. There were loads of[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Grade 4
Recyclable boats

Recyclable boats

The Grade Fives have been building boats out of recyclable materials.  When we want to make things, we use a process called the Technological Process.  The process follows 5 steps. They are: Investigate: Investigate the problem which you have to solve, and then find a solution. Design:  Brainstorm and draw at least 2 different designs.  Choose the best design. Make: [Read More…]

by March 19, 2012 Grade 5
Grade Seven Nuttall training for First Aid in Term Two

Grade Seven Nuttall training for First Aid in Term Two

First Aid training was fun! Cape Medical Response came to train us in Basic Medical Assistance today. We enjoyed learning how to take care and treat small injuries. We learnt what to do if bones are fractured or if a person is paralyzed. Each Grade Seven received a certificate and an emergency first aid kit. Thank you CMR we appreciate[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 Grade 7
Children for Children

Children for Children

Grade Sevens will be reaching out to other children at Easter time. Wendy Whitaker, a parent at our school, has been involved for many years helping children in Napier. These are mostly orphaned children. I approached Wendy and asked how we could get involved. She asked if we could collect empty 2 litre coke bottles and a packet of sweets.[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 Grade 7
We tackle Elsie’s Peak

We tackle Elsie’s Peak

We have been learning all about direction, mapping and street planning, as part of our Social Studies.  In order to get a bird’s eye view of the layout of the town, we climbed to the top of Elsie’s Peak. It was a scorching but beautiful day and the shrills of excitement could be heard all over the mountain as we[Read More…]

by March 16, 2012 Grade 4