Primary

A Letter to my CLIENTS

Click on the PDF below for the letter from the Principal Exam Story

GRITTY Grade 3’s!

GRITTY Grade 3’s!

What a wonderful way to start the end of this incredible journey that we have shared with these Grade 3’s. Our GRIT awards are not to put emphasis on our top academics, but to focus on our children who not only set guady goals, but do their very best to attain them. No matter how hard their mountain is to climb, their[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Grade Ones learn about doing!

Grade Ones learn about doing!

This past week the Grade Ones learnt about the last e-colour, red. The red e-colour represents the doer. The doer represents the part of your personality that likes to get things done. They also like doing and achieving things. A person that has a doer personality can see the “bigger picture” and is able to make a quick decision.     [Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Shaping Shadufs

Shaping Shadufs

The Grade 5’s have been learning about the similarities and differences between Cape Town and Cairo.    They first completed a tourism project comparing the two cities, and then put themselves in another persons shoes in conquering the adventurous trip by bicycle from Cairo to Cape Town in the form of a creative writing piece.    The boys and girls have[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
EGGsperimenting with FOOD!

EGGsperimenting with FOOD!

We are currently investigating Food Preservation and Nutrition in Grade Six. Our aim is to make our children aware of what they are eating and to help them make healthy eating choices. We have explored the history of Canning as well as looked at the processing of the Cassava plant. Group work has included looking at the different ways of preserving and[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Magical Market Day

Magical Market Day

A typical year starts with SMART goal-setting. To charter the course of SMART goal setting, each child enjoys the opportunity to bring structure and meaning to their life. It provided clear objectives with directives. It helped them avoid targeting vague achievements and incentives. The journey brought us closer to reality and the family spirit at SVPS. Like a hand in[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 Grade 7
Grade Sevens have “The Talk”

Grade Sevens have “The Talk”

Generations of parents have cringed with anxiety thinking about the day that their kids reach the age where it is time to have “the talk.” As kids transition from childhood into their teenage years, their bodies change, as do their natural desires and curiosities. Parents who choose to ignore it leave their children alone in the wilderness, uninformed and learning[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
Paleontologists at work in Grade Three

Paleontologists at work in Grade Three

This week the Grade 3s have been discovering dinosaurs in a new way. They have been learning about the formation of fossils and how paleontologists use many different tools to unearth these natural treasures. During a science and discovery lesson, we created our very own fossils with play dough and Plaster of Paris. Each  student got to create their own playdough and[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Splishing and Splashing in Grade 2

Splishing and Splashing in Grade 2

This has been such a fun week for our Grade 2s. We have had our Foundation Phase Gala, which is always a hit. The boys and girls swam with such determination to do their best, as well as have the most fun possible. We’re in the process of an experiment to learn about the water cycle. Please ask your child[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Ones ROCK at o’clock!

Grade Ones ROCK at o’clock!

The past few weeks we have been introducing our Grade Ones to a brand new concept, time. They were excited to learn about this concept that guides a lot of their life. We discussed the different times of day and how many hours there are in a day. We discussed morning, noon and night and that certain things happen at[Read More…]

by October 25, 2017 Grade 1, Primary