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Gritty Grade 5s Get ready for Grade 6!

Gritty Grade 5s Get ready for Grade 6!

We had the great privilege and honour in celebrating our Grade 5s GRITTY Achievements at their Grit Awards Ceremony. On this special day our Grade 5 families could revisit all the awesome memories that we have shared this year and had a chance to step back from the hustle and bustle of life to see how far each child has come[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 Grade 5, Primary

Grade 4s learn about SNAKES!

Throughout the year our grade 4s have been learning about our Valley. We have investigated the way others lived back in the day, we’ve studied the Peers family (famous for the discovery of Peers Cave) and we’ve looked at the wildlife and sand dunes in our Valley. Tying into Peers Cave, sand dunes and the wildlife, we decided it would be a[Read More…]

by November 19, 2018 Grade 4
Statistically Grade 3

Statistically Grade 3

This week was all about collecting and collating data. What better way to make Maths relevant than to talk about yummy food flavours! As a grade, we spent some time researching each others favourite ice-cream flavours. The only information provided by the teachers were the ice-cream flavours. Other than that, each child had to walk around collecting the data on their own,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
E-Colour excitement in Grade One!

E-Colour excitement in Grade One!

Last week the Grade 1s learned about the final E-Colour, red. The red E-Colour symbolizes the do-er. Someone with a strong red E-Colour is someone who takes action and likes to get things done. They usually also make good leaders as they ensure the task is completed and like to achieve their goals.    The do-er is someone who is decisive,[Read More…]

by November 9, 2018 Grade 1, Primary

Grade 4 Camp – “We are capable of so much more than we think”

07h30 and all was not still and quiet at the Rocklands Campsite. This was because it had been overrun by over 130 super excited grade 4’s, ready for their camp. Moms and dads were left behind as their children ran off to get their first taste of camp life. There was so much to do from playing soccer with MacNugget[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
District Six: EXPLORING our PAST

District Six: EXPLORING our PAST

The Grade 5s are learning about the causes and consequences of the Apartheid movement. We are focusing on the District Six community and how land capture by the suppressive government affected thousands of households that were forced to move to the Cape Flats and township areas.     The Grade 5 teachers are teaching the boys and girls the importance of multicultural education[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
MAD Grade 2 SCIENTISTS

MAD Grade 2 SCIENTISTS

Last week we did a few variations of The Elephant’s Toothpaste experiment. We had such a great time together on the field as a grade as we experimented for the first time. The kids were fascinated by the different colours of the “toothpaste”. We then invited the Grade 1s and 3s into our “labratories” to show off our experiments. The beauty of[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
Comical CREATIVITY in Grade 3

Comical CREATIVITY in Grade 3

This past week the Grade 3 students tackled the art of telling compelling stories by making their own dinosaur comics, which tied in perfectly with their termly theme of Dinosaurs and Tesla’s. The children jumped at the opportunity to exercise their creative muscles and couldn’t wait to get started. In class, the teachers showed videos on how to create comic strips[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade Ones rock at o’clock!

Grade Ones rock at o’clock!

It has been a fun start to Term Four in Grade One. We have been learning many new things, especially in Mathematics. This term we are focusing on learning how to tell the time and learning about money; two things that are relevant to the lives of our precious growing Grade One brains.   The children have had lots of fun[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
IT Innovation in the intermediate phase

IT Innovation in the intermediate phase

Term 4 is officially in full swing, in the IT department! After a much needed break, the intermediate phase has been enjoying challenging IT lessons, where CREATIVITY and INNOVATION have been the primary focus. Learning to harness our digital skill sets, without compromising our creativity. In a world where we all need to be technologically efficient, it has become important[Read More…]

by October 25, 2018 Digital, Primary