Primary

Math – Exponentially much more fun!

Math – Exponentially much more fun!

Mathematics has the power to change lives. We take this phrase very seriously and don’t just see it as a “fun” slogan that has been designed to propel ones learning. We base our entire way of educating processes on this phrase and this has propelled us into our very first Maths Talent Development Conference for Grade 7, 2019.  To understand[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
Architects of South Africa’s future

Architects of South Africa’s future

At the end of January we covered a section on the influence of the Dutch on our History. The learners were asked to work together as a group and design a Dutch house with clear instructions given to them.           It was exciting to watch how they planned and worked as a team to come up[Read More…]

by February 14, 2019 Grade 5, Primary
Cursive Fever in Grade 3!

Cursive Fever in Grade 3!

Cursive Fever has struck in Grade Three! Some noticeable symptoms include: a passion for learning and daily enthusiasm, as the children tackle one cursive letter at a time. The buzzing excitement that fills the class when a handwriting lesson begins is contagious. As the letter is introduced, the Grade Threes eagerly practise its formation in the air with their finger[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Thinking, Innovating, and Creating in Grade Two

Thinking, Innovating, and Creating in Grade Two

You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you will have. Creating is one of our themes for 2019, and this week the Grade two’s have done just that. Last year they discovered the joy of reading and story telling. This year they are combining those skills learnt with their new Grade Two knowledge. They were tasked[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Grade 2, Primary
Grade Ones learn the Green E-Colour

Grade Ones learn the Green E-Colour

Last week our Grade Ones learnt all about the concept of E-colours. The E-colour system introduces the children to four different colours – red, yellow, green and blue. Each colour represents a different personality and behaviour trait. It is taught on a very basic level in Grade One but goes into more depth as the children progress through the Grades.[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Grade 1, Primary
It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

It’s All Things E-Colours For Grade 4s in IT.

The Grade 4 learners held onto their iPads with enthusiasm and excitement as they learnt all about E-Colors.  There was sense of awe as they discovered how accurate the test results were which helped them recognise their own personality traits. Not only did the test help them recognise their tendencies and potential limiters but allowed them the opportunity to learn a bit more[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary
Who’s got the vibe?

Who’s got the vibe?

In any school, leadership is critical, as is the inclusion of students as part of that leadership. The position of “Inter-house  Cheerleaders” is a position of responsibility and one which provides an important connection between pupils, peers and friends. As for bringing the “Gees”, aka the vibe, at the swimming Gala – well, that’s just part of parcel of the[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 7, Primary
Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Grade 6 – Our Innovative ‘brick-castle’

Our Grade Six pupils have been getting to know themselves and their peers in our Conflict in Africa theme this year. They are at the precipice of becoming teenagers and now they need to find tools to ensure that they taste success when interacting with staff, peers and friends at our school. We encourage our Grade Sixes to know their[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Travelling back in time

Travelling back in time

The question on our minds this term is “where does my family come from originally?” We have discovered that our ancestors have come from all over the world; from Britain, Madagascar, Holland and all the way to France and many more in between. It’s been such an adventure working through our countries’ timeline and history. Thematics is all about making connections with[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Grade 5, Primary, Uncategorized
Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

Our Grade 4 THINKERS tackle E-COLOURS

This past week the grade 4s embarked on the journey of discovering and understanding their E-Colours. The excitement was REAL when they got the opportunity to use their own iPad to do the E-Colour test. They couldn’t wait to see their friends to compare colour combinations and see who has the same combination as they do. There is now great[Read More…]

by January 31, 2019 Digital, Grade 4, Primary