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Grade 4s and the Great Outdoors!

Grade 4s and the Great Outdoors!

This term in Grade 4, we have been focusing on Our Valley and the way that Fish Hoek is mapped out. The best way to understand this concept is to see it for yourself. So, we took our classroom outside and the Grade 4s hiked to the top of Elsies Peak!    The views were incredible as there was not[Read More…]

by March 5, 2020 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 3’s Iziko Museum Adventure

Grade 3’s Iziko Museum Adventure

Last week our Grade 3’s went on a fun adventure to the iziko Museum in the Magical Mother City.  This term in  Life Skills, our Grade 3’s have been learning about dinosaurs and fossils and as soon as they entered the museum, the joy and excitement was clear to see as their education came to life.  They were met with[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Grade Twos Braved Boulders

Grade Twos Braved Boulders

The grade 2s have been diving, flippers first, into the theme of Penguins this term.  From learning all about these beautiful creatures to writing creative stories about them.  The children have learnt about the types of penguins around the world and have recently learnt about the threats affecting penguins and how we can save them.  The children’s highlight thus far[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Fun in the Sun was had by Grade One!

Fun in the Sun was had by Grade One!

After weeks of sleep counting, the day of the field trip finally arrived. The Grade Ones were beyond excited to embark upon their very first outing of the year! Cars were checked, seatbelts were strapped on and off we went on our merry way to Fish Hoek Beach.   The Grade 1s were encouraged to use all five senses throughout[Read More…]

by February 27, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Grade 6 poets tapping into our emotions…

Grade 6 poets tapping into our emotions…

The Grade 6 ‘Big Idea’ for 2020 is Conflict in Africa. We have tried to ensure that the ‘Engage the World to Change the World’ filters through into all the subjects we are teaching. The children have been learning about the poetic devices in English and hence they have been writing Emotions poems in all Grade 6 classes. We have[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 6, Primary
Grade Threes Take Big Strides

Grade Threes Take Big Strides

Wow, time flies when you are having fun! Can you believe we are already in to Week 6 of Term One?  What an exciting start it has been. Amongst all the fun, our Grade Threes have thoroughly enjoyed taking new strides into learning.  On Wednesday the 5th February was ‘World Read Aloud Day’. Our Grade Threes stepped out of their[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Grade One’s Fun with THRASS

Grade One’s Fun with THRASS

This week our Grade One’s have been hard at work, tackling many new obstacles and concepts with a keen and active attitude. We have looked at the letter ‘f’ for ‘fish’ on the THRASS chart while learning the colour spectrum.     The learners used their knowledge of colours learnt to complete the task of colouring the fish’s scales. The[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
The Servant Heart of a Leader

The Servant Heart of a Leader

Learning what it means to be an engaged leader who sets out to change the world is at the heart of the Grade 7 curriculum. This became evident at our recent Assembly held on Valentine’s day. Our Grade 7 learners shared how they have come to discover that leadership is not earned by or attributed to those who are respected for[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 7, Primary
Love-filled Founders Day!

Love-filled Founders Day!

Wow! What a busy term it has been! In grade 5 we have really been diving deep into our theme for the year: Engage the world, change the world, and we are learning all about how the different cultures like the Dutch, the French, the Koisan and even the British shaped and formed the Cape that we call home. In[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 5, Primary
Dreaming with our eyes open: World read aloud celebration

Dreaming with our eyes open: World read aloud celebration

The fire of literacy is created by the emotional spark between a child, a book and the person reading. – Mem Fox Reading aloud plays a vital role in learning and enlarging worlds. The grade 4’s thus decided to celebrate this special day with a special friend. Each grade 4 learner has teamed up with their BIC (Because I Care)[Read More…]

by February 20, 2020 Grade 4, Primary