Primary

Grade Six tackling the topic of bullying

Grade Six tackling the topic of bullying

Bullying is a very relevant theme that has been tackled in the Grade Six curriculum recently. This created some very interesting discussion times as the kids can easily relate to the subject matter. To answer the essential question of why people bully and how we can help them, we have looked at how to recognise problems and find workable solutions[Read More…]

by June 4, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 4’s explore the world!

Grade 4’s explore the world!

There are so many countries around the world that host a variety of different things; such as food, music, culture, animals and landscapes. This term we jetted off to different countries using our iPad’s to find out one significant thing about a country and presented an oral to the class and, wow, were the Grade 4 teachers blown away by[Read More…]

by June 1, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
We like to “Move it Move it!”

We like to “Move it Move it!”

In Grade 2, we are all about our work and PLAY! The Grade Twos have been hard at work the last few weeks, but with all that hard work and GRIT, we haven’t forgotten how to have fun! With lots of new movements songs, and play outside, our Grade Twos are having a BLAST!     

by May 25, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 3’s Exploring the Explorers

Grade 3’s Exploring the Explorers

This term our Grade Threes had their minds stretched through the process of an explorer research project. They were able to choose an explorer they had learnt about in class, and further their expertise on the selected voyager. These GRITTY Grade Threes not only had to research information on their own, they had to use their creative minds to use[Read More…]

by May 25, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
PJ Party Fun in Grade One

PJ Party Fun in Grade One

On Friday, 12 May, the Grade Ones excitedly got dressed for their first big school PJ party. Slippers in abundance and more onesies than you could count made for a very fun night. The Grade Ones arrived with much excitement and lots of laughter as they saw their teachers in PJs and classrooms ready for fun.      Once all[Read More…]

by May 24, 2017 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized
Student Leadership Training: Our E-Colours

Student Leadership Training: Our E-Colours

Sun Valley Primary staff continue to pay it forward as they endeavour to remain committed to growing confident and effective student leaders. This week the Grade 4 teachers shared their knowledge and skills with the 48 Grade 7 Student Leaders during a workshop on E-colours. Students were made aware of the impact of their E-Colours on their roles and responsibility as[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Grade 7, Primary
ACIDS and BASES… oh MY!

ACIDS and BASES… oh MY!

Continuing with our Natural Science lessons, the Grade 6’s delved deeper into understanding Acids and Bases. They learnt what makes a liquid an acid or a base and focused on the pH Scale, as well as looking at how levels on the pH scale differentiate between acid, bases and neutrals. Once they understood what an indictor was and what colours[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Going above the call of duty in Grade 4

Going above the call of duty in Grade 4

This past week the Grade 4 children took part in their community service project for the term, WASHING the Fish Hoek Police Stations vehicles. The excitement in the Grade 4 passage was REAL in the anticipation of the fun they were about to have. Even though not as many vehicles arrived as were expected and the weather didn’t play its[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 5s LOVE giving back…

Grade 5s LOVE giving back…

The Grade 5s set off to visit at the Bhongolethu Foundation on Thursday 4 May 2017, with the aim of creating some new friendships and bonds. After weeks of collecting educational toys, our Grade 5s proudly handed over their donations, hoping these could make learning more fun for these eager children.      Our Grade 5s were welcomed with open arms by 55[Read More…]

by May 21, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 2s off to UCT

Grade 2s off to UCT

Last week our Grade Twos went on the most amazing Ignition excursion to the University of Cape Town. With extreme excitement, the children boarded the Atlas bus and traveled over the mountain to their most anticipated destination of the term. In the Zoology Department at UCT, the students were treated to interactive lessons which had loads of fascinating facts about bats and spiders. There were fun activities and games and[Read More…]

by May 15, 2017 Grade 2, Primary