Primary

Grade Twos are Abuzz about their Assembly

Grade Twos are Abuzz about their Assembly

The Grade Twos are buzzing with excitement about their final assembly of the year this Friday. They have been practicing hard, and are so excited to perform for everyone. In keeping with our main Term 3 theme of Bees – the assembly focuses on these busy creatures, and how they work in teams to accomplish so much. The children will[Read More…]

by August 2, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Ones grow moustaches!

Grade Ones grow moustaches!

Last week we introduced our Grade Ones to their third E-colour for the year, yellow. This E-colour symbolises the socialiser.   Someone who is a dominant yellow E-colour, is someone who enjoys socialising with the people around them. The socialising part of your personality interacts and engages with others. We related this to our current set-work book, The Lorax. The[Read More…]

by August 2, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Grade 6 – Our “Madiba quest”

Grade 6 – Our “Madiba quest”

In Grade 6, we spend a large part of our Second Term speaking about the country’s long journey to independence as we cover more intense aspects of our theme: Conflict in Africa. Our children read the abridged version of Long Walk to Freedom, a book written by Nelson Mandela. One of the many activities the children complete is writing a letter to[Read More…]

by July 25, 2019 Curriculum, Grade 6, Primary
Making BIG changes with our Grade 4s!

Making BIG changes with our Grade 4s!

In Grade 4, our theme for the year is Our Valley. We spend our time learning about significant landmarks, interesting history and exploring hidden gems around us. Throughout the year we try to give back to the community that provides so much to each and every one of us, which is why we have pledged to raise money for the[Read More…]

by July 25, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 5s tackle MAPWORK!

Grade 5s tackle MAPWORK!

A topographic map is similar to a physical map in that it shows different physical landscape features. They are different however because they use contour lines instead of colours to show changes in landscape.     The Grade 5s created their own 3D relief map of South Africa and these maps showed important rivers, mountains and places.      [Read More…]

by July 25, 2019 Grade 5, Primary
Flour Baby Project Kicks Off

Flour Baby Project Kicks Off

Every year out Grade 7 students take on the infamous task of the Baby Project, a task closely associated with fun, laughter, responsibility and on occasion some mild annoyance. This year is no exception, our students were keen to tackle the task. The various Grade 7 partners now carrying the titles of “Mom” and “Dad” dived into the task to[Read More…]

by July 23, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
Mandela Day Magic

Mandela Day Magic

The Grade 3s and 6s ended the week by making genuine and empathetic connections with each other, in honour of this years Mandela Day.   The eager Grade 3s, armed with their most compelling story book, waltzed to the classrooms to meet their surprise reading buddy.  They were thrilled to be met by a compassionate group of Grade 6s, enthusiastic[Read More…]

by July 20, 2019 Grade 3, Grade 6, Primary
“Tree”mendous Trees

“Tree”mendous Trees

“From little seeds grow mighty trees”   Our Grade Twos have dived into the exciting world of trees and bees.  They have been hard at work learning about the different parts of the trees, how trees grow and what they look like. They have also been learning how to do scientific drawings with labels.     The boys and girls[Read More…]

by July 20, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Tumbling into Term Three

Tumbling into Term Three

“ I know it may seem small and insignificant, but it’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become”  – The Lorax          Our Grade Ones arrived on Tuesday taller and excited for all that the term has to offer. As they walked in we introduced “Green light” rows in our new Literacy books. We[Read More…]

by July 20, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Understanding Bullying

Understanding Bullying

Every year different grades touch on what bullying is and what to do when being bullied, but in Grade 6 we decided to dive a bit deeper into this topic. We have looked at the reasons behind bullying, different types of bullying and how to help other people out of a tough situation. The week after exams has been a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2019 Grade 6, Primary