Primary

Slowly does it – Students Growing Wealth in a Digital Age

Slowly does it – Students Growing Wealth in a Digital Age

In a microwave society of instant gratification and rapid results, young learners need to be guided to discover that some things take time. Part of this process is teaching them that good financial heath takes time and that money is not grown in ATM’s. As teachers we see the importance of teaching children to budget, how to save for those[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Digital, Grade 7, Primary
Taking on Term Four

Taking on Term Four

The excitement is real as our Grade 5s enter Term 4. The end is near for these little legends as they prepare for some adventures ahead.   In Term 4, our boys and girls can expect some awesome, yet challenging tasks. For example, the Shaduf Project, traveling on the Red Bus Tour around Cape Town and learning about the history[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 6 Ignition Field Trip to Stellenbosch

Grade 6 Ignition Field Trip to Stellenbosch

An Ignition Field Trip that had the Grade 6s waiting with excitement! After a slow start to the morning with traffic being backed-up due to an accident on route, this trip was definitely worth the wait. On arrival, the children were lost in the little town of Stellenbosch. The question of the moment amongst one another were, “Are we there yet?”. Eventually[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 Grade 6, Primary

Grade 4 Ignition Field Trip to UCT

The Grade 4s have, over the course of the year, been learning about the ocean and how we should protect it. This term they dived right into the daily life of a marine biologist with the help of their ignition field trip to the UCT Marine Biology Centre. The Grade 4s were captivated by the weird and wonderful sea life[Read More…]

by October 13, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
Unbelievable Under 11 Cricket Tour

Unbelievable Under 11 Cricket Tour

During the holidays, the U11A Cricket Team set off to Knysna to take part in the Cretchley Cricket Series – A prestigious event which has been taking place in Knysna for the past 20 years. The boys were incredibly excited as they arrived at school on the morning of the Tour. For many of them, this would be their very[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 Primary, Sport
Developing Dedicated Deducers

Developing Dedicated Deducers

As educators it is not only our responsibility to teach the required curriculum content, but to challenge new methods and explore a range of strategies that allow children who are more mathematically competent and gifted to develop an understanding of how the mathematics they have learned is going to help them in a particular context. To this end, one student[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade 7, Primary
Living the Experience!

Living the Experience!

The Grade Three’s have been living the life of actors, actresses and dancers in their Theatre Production: The Tales of Time! It was a thrill and an experience of a lifetime for them to come to school in the early evening to climb into their magical costumes and coat their faces with exquisite make-up to enhance their character traits. Slowly[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Production FUN in Grade 2!

Production FUN in Grade 2!

What a joy it has been to see our budding stars perform on stage so confidently. Tales of Time has been a brilliant way to begin our end of term wind down. Each boy and girl has felt like a true celebrity. Make up, hair, amazing costumes and all the lights, cameras and action they can handle.  Backstage jitters have[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
Term Three fun in Grade One!

Term Three fun in Grade One!

What a wonderful term it has been! As we wrap up Term Three, we look back on all the great things that took place. We had our field trip to Kirstenbosch Gardens, we learned many new concepts in Mathematics like halving, symmetry, measurement and much more.     One of the most exciting parts of the term has been preparing[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
What a term!

What a term!

The Foundation Phase, has been hard at work rounding off their skills in IT Interchange in the back end of a busy, but exciting, third term. Amidst the business of  the third term routine, the Grade 1s have been absolutely thriving in IT – with a major focus being placed on their “typing” and “internet research skills”, thinking ahead to Grade[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 Digital, Primary