Primary

Diving in to Term Four

Diving in to Term Four

We have dived into our final term this year with our children.  And sticking with our year long theme of “Above and Below”, this term we are focusing on our marine life, the environment these animals live in, our oceans and how to protect and conserve what we have. Apart from learning about our planet and its creatures we are[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
An exciting TIME in Grade One!

An exciting TIME in Grade One!

The first few weeks of Term Four have been full of excitement in Grade One. We can’t believe it is already the last term of the year. How amazing it has been to watch our precious children learn and grow. The classes have been exploring some exciting new concepts this term, such as money, time, the story of Gouelokkies and[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
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Fun to the Power of 3

From Contraction Surgery, to Afrikaans Bingo to the Swimming Gala, these are only a few of the fun activities that the Grade 3s have enjoyed thus far. “I need more plasters!” It all began with one of the most memorable lessons in Literacy where they learned how the apostrophe plaster replaces the letters that are “surgically removed” to create the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
The last stretch!

The last stretch!

The Grade 5s arrived back to school ready to tackle Term 4 head on. They were in high spirits and super excited that this will be the last “first day of term” in Grade 5.                      A Care Circle was held on their highlights and lowlights of their holiday as well as their expectations for this term. Time has[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Grade 5, Primary
Our Blood is GREEN in Grade 4!

Our Blood is GREEN in Grade 4!

Fridays are usually a pretty exciting affair, knowing that weekend is almost at hand, but this term it has been revved up to be the highlight of the week. BOK FRIDAY has taken Grade 4 by storm and it’s safe to say that “Our Blood is Green!”   The Grade 4s wear their BOK shirts with pride and love to[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Grade 4, Primary
Legendary Entrepreneurs!

Legendary Entrepreneurs!

This week our Grade 7s hosted a very successful annual Market Day. After seven incredible years at Sun Valley, this group of students spent three gruelling weeks planning, organising, budgeting and dreaming about the ‘big day’. Market Day is a little way to say thank you to the staff, the students and to the school as a whole for an[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

The Grade 6s have started exploring the Rights and Responsibilities of living in a Democratic South Africa. Over the past week, we have been examining specifically the Rights and Responsibilities of a child within our Rainbow Nation.      We have analysed shocking statistics of lack of Children’s Rights across our globe and have realised how very fortunate we are.[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
Supporting Our Stars!

Supporting Our Stars!

Three cheers for the magnificent show, Sun Valley on Broadway, “Hooray! Hooray! Hooray!” The Grade 3s watched the talented performers in awe! They were bowled over by the flashing lights and the awesome dance moves. It was wonderful to see each child singing along to the songs. Even more excitement fell across the classes when the Grade 3s were able[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Term 3 has been “tree-rrific”!

Term 3 has been “tree-rrific”!

What an exciting term it has been! As we wrap up on Term Three, we look back on all the great things that took place. We have been celebrating Bok Friday by wearing our favourite Springbok tops, we had a wonderful field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens and learned many new concepts in Mathematics like halving, symmetry and measurement. Term Four[Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
Riveting Book Reviews

Riveting Book Reviews

The Grade 2s have been hard at work practicing their paired reading within their classes.  They have also been having deep discussions about what their box books are all about and asking their friends about theirs.   This week, however, the Grade 2s are taking those skills and putting them to use, by writing book reviews on their box books. [Read More…]

by September 19, 2019 Grade 2, Primary