Primary

Grade 5s DIVE DEEP into the fascinating world of CREATURES!

Grade 5s DIVE DEEP into the fascinating world of CREATURES!

The Grade 5 students have been hard at work this term researching various types of creatures that call soil their HOME. Each student had the choice of researching one of four types of creatures that we have been learning about in our classrooms this term; the dung beetle, the ant, the earthworm and snail. The Grade 5s were super excited and enthusiastic[Read More…]

by May 3, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Writer’s Day in GRADE 7

Writer’s Day in GRADE 7

In dealing with the concept that “Life is difficult” – while looking at excerpts from the book “A road less travelled”- the Grade 7s have been encouraged to keep a journal throughout the year. After a discussion about the importance of journalling and what role it plays in their lives, they watched a video showing the role journalling played in[Read More…]

by May 3, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Writers Day shenanigans in Grade 6

Writers Day shenanigans in Grade 6

Over the past few weeks, much emphasis has been placed on the use of adjectives during our Language lessons. What better way to apply this Part of Speech than in writing. Our Grade 6s excitedly brought to school their most prized possession. This was required to act as an inspiration for our Writer’s Day Task. First an example of a well-written[Read More…]

by May 3, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Saving our seas one piece at a time!

Saving our seas one piece at a time!

Last week, the grade 4s set off to Muizenberg Beach to pick up litter. In the week before our outing we learnt about different reasons why we need to keep our beaches clean and how it affects the sea life. There is great concern all over the world about the litter in our seas… for example, did you know that there[Read More…]

by May 3, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
Grade 3s are FULL OF FUN!

Grade 3s are FULL OF FUN!

“Play Time” is a word so often forgotten as we grow up. Our Grade 3s decided that they had worked hard enough this week and were due some much needed play time! Play is the time in which imagination and creativity can be cultivated and expressed. It is so important for our children to be getting the most out of their[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
E-Colour Excitement in Grade 2

E-Colour Excitement in Grade 2

In Grade 2 we have been learning about E-Colours and what each of the four colours represent. In a CARE Circle we discussed the personality traits of each colour. The children recognised some of their own traits and were able to determine what they thought their strongest colour was. They then worked as a group, using what they’d learned about how different[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
Making connections in Grade One

Making connections in Grade One

This past week our Grade Ones learned about the second E-colour for the year, blue. This E-colour is the relator. A relator is someone who connects with others. Someone with a strong blue E-colour is good at supporting and empathizing with others. They also like to help others and enjoy being around people.   To apply what they had learned,[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Retirement Announcement

Retirement Announcement

Click on the PDF Link below for the LETTER to the parents. Principal to Retire April 2019

by April 27, 2018 General, Group Principal, Primary
Nurturing seriously CURIOUS scientific minds

Nurturing seriously CURIOUS scientific minds

It is that time of year again, as the Grade 7’s put their best Science-foot forward and begin asking fascinating questions.They’ve been hard at work these past 2 weeks; collectively wondering, questioning, designing, hypothesising and testing these wonders of the world. This process has been one of discovery and excitement, with some very interesting and thought provoking questions being put[Read More…]

by April 20, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Where “on earth” do we come from?

Where “on earth” do we come from?

Our Grade 5 boys and girls were instructed to research where their Surname originates from. The excitement and eagerness to learn about their history was intoxicating. Using their iPads to research and gather facts as well as interviewing family members for their interesting family information were all necessary in order to complete this project task. Some of the following questions were posed: ‘Where[Read More…]

by April 19, 2018 Grade 7, Primary