Primary

Grade Ones learn the Green E-Colour

Grade Ones learn the Green E-Colour

Last week our Grade Ones learnt all about the concept of E-colours. The E-colour system introduces the children to four different colours – red, yellow, green and blue. Each colour represents a different personality and behaviour trait. It is taught on a very basic level in Grade One but goes into more depth as the children progress through the Grades.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

The Grade 4 learners held onto their iPads with enthusiasm and excitement as they learnt all about E-Colors.  There was sense of awe as they discovered how accurate the test results were which helped them recognise their own personality traits. Not only did the test help them recognise their tendencies and potential limiters but allowed them the opportunity to learn a bit more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Who’s got the vibe?

Who’s got the vibe?

In any school, leadership is critical, as is the inclusion of students as part of that leadership. The position of “Inter-house  Cheerleaders” is a position of responsibility and one which provides an important connection between pupils, peers and friends. As for bringing the “Gees”, aka the vibe, at the swimming Gala – well, that’s just part of parcel of the[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Our Grade Six pupils have been getting to know themselves and their peers in our Conflict in Africa theme this year. They are at the precipice of becoming teenagers and now they need to find tools to ensure that they taste success when interacting with staff, peers and friends at our school. We encourage our Grade Sixes to know their[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Travelling back in time

Travelling back in time

The question on our minds this term is “where does my family come from originally?” We have discovered that our ancestors have come from all over the world; from Britain, Madagascar, Holland and all the way to France and many more in between. It’s been such an adventure working through our countries’ timeline and history. Thematics is all about making connections with[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 5, Primary, Uncategorized
Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

This past week the grade 4s embarked on the journey of discovering and understanding their E-Colours. The excitement was REAL when they got the opportunity to use their own iPad to do the E-Colour test. They couldn’t wait to see their friends to compare colour combinations and see who has the same combination as they do. There is now great[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
First Week Feels in Grade 3

First Week Feels in Grade 3

What absolute fun the Grade 3 Thinkers have had so far this term! Learning the ropes and settling into a new grade cannot always be easy for some, however our gorgeous group of Grade 3s have settled in very well to the Grade 3 ways. With so many exciting things to start our term off, where does one even begin? Our[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
The Grade 2s have happy feet

The Grade 2s have happy feet

What do Antarctica, South Africa, South America, Australia and New Zealand have in common? That’s right, Penguins. The Grade 2s have settled in and dived head first into the land of the penguins. It has been extraordinary to watch these little minds discover that there are many other different spices of penguin, besides our beloved African penguin. This weeks focus[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Big school fun in Grade One

Big school fun in Grade One

What an exciting few weeks it has been in Grade One! Two weeks ago we welcomed our smiling, enthusiastic children into our classrooms. They were so prepared for the jump to Grade One and have settled in with ease! We have enjoyed getting to know them and they’ve been learning all there is to know about big school.   They’ve been[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
iPad excitement in Grade 4!

iPad excitement in Grade 4!

There is much anticipation when entering Grade 4 at Sun Valley Primary, more so than for any other grade. Why? iPads of course! Our lovely Grade 4s could not contain their excitement during the iPad handout. They lined up in the hall, and eagerly waited to hear their name so that they could get their hands on their very own iPad. We even had a[Read More…]

by January 17, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary