Primary

Grade 6 Camp – an unforgettable experience

Grade 6 Camp – an unforgettable experience

The Grade Six children had a glorious journey to Grabouw, where their camp site was at Mizpah. The teacher’s and children were well rested and after a few minutes the activities began in haste. The screams of the children getting stuck into the first task of the day could be felt. A positive mindset was required because the children were[Read More…]

by April 10, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 2s Diving into CREATIVITY

Grade 2s Diving into CREATIVITY

This term the Grade 2s have been putting together their penguin projects. They have learnt all about penguins and were itching to write down all the knowledge gained. They had to write about each stage of the penguin life cycle. They then compared it to, and wrote about,  their own life cycle. It has been such a joy to see them create[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
SAND and SMILES in Grade One

SAND and SMILES in Grade One

Two weeks ago our Grade Ones got the chance to go on their very first big school field trip. The destination was Fish Hoek beach and there was a lot of excitement as they arrived at school; costumes and towels in tow. The weather played along on the most part, except the awful wind, but that didn’t stop the children from[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Action and Adventure on CAMP!

Action and Adventure on CAMP!

Enthusiasm, excitement and anticipation was in the air for our annual Grade 5 camp at Simonsberg Christian camp. The boys and girls jumped straight into their new learning environment by playing games and getting into their new teams.    The teams, of randomly selected participants, had the opportunity to compete in challenges consisting of not only physical, but mental exercises.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Budding Cartoonists in Grade 4

Budding Cartoonists in Grade 4

On the 6th of March the Grade 4’s celebrated Writers Day by creating their own cartoon strips and had such fun doing so. Focusing on the multifaceted theme of this year: Optimism, Empathy, Gratitude and Grit. The Grade 4’s were set the task of coming up with a cartoon strip that told a story involving one of the theme’s pillars.[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 6 is ELECTRIFYING!

Grade 6 is ELECTRIFYING!

A big portion of our Thematic Studies this term has focused on the theme of Electricity. Here the children have been introduced to atoms. They were challenged to make an iMovie to illustrate the three main rules about electrical charge. This was a fun way to explore these facts and to show creativity in their thinking. A project has been[Read More…]

by March 15, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 3s in their full CAPACITY!

Grade 3s in their full CAPACITY!

On Tuesday, the Grade Threes spent the morning learning all about capacity. We used various sized measuring jugs to demonstrate how different amounts of water looked within their cups. The Grade Threes eagerly participated by carefully pouring water to make up 250ml, which they now know is one cup! We conducted a little experiment to see how many cups of[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade One PJ Fun!

Grade One PJ Fun!

Last Friday SVPS held their annual Pyjama Party. This is a much anticipated event and the countdown begins as soon as the date is set. It was the Grade One’s first PJ Party in “big school”. There was a hype of excitement as the children hurried down the passages, eager to get to their classrooms and see their friends and[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Soetwater FUN!

Soetwater FUN!

The Grade 7s have been dealing with our Earth and spent a day learning about Soetwater’s diverse rocky shore ecosystem. Luckily they were blessed with beautiful weather and excitedly set out to explore their surroundings. They were first taught by Mr Lappies, the importance of preserving the different biomes and how we all can minimise our impact on our planet.[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 4’s learn about topography… 3D style!

Grade 4’s learn about topography… 3D style!

On the 16th of February the Grade 4 learners took their iPads, picnics and themselves off to Fish Hoek Beach where they learnt about their surrounding topography. The learners started off with a delightful picnic and then got to their tasks. The first instruction was to build a 3D replica of the mountain range that borders our Fish Hoek Valley. The[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 4, Primary