Primary

Grade5: Orators you eggcited?

Grade5: Orators you eggcited?

It is Orators time, where our Grade fives got the chance to choose a piece of literature to perform in front of their peers. The classes were buzzing with great excitement, each child came up one by one and gave of their best. There was a great variety of pieces that we got to enjoy as a class, some funny, some serious[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Emotion through POETRY

Emotion through POETRY

As an introduction to poetry, Figures of Speech and Poetic Devices has been revisited. Group discussions were held and examples of the different Figures of Speech were looked at. As a first task for writing poems, we looked at different emotions. The children were then given a formula to write their own emotion poem using their senses. They were encouraged[Read More…]

by March 2, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Green E-colour fun in Grade One!

Green E-colour fun in Grade One!

A few weeks ago we introduced our Grade Ones to the concept of E-colours. The E-colour system introduces the children to four different colours – red, blue, green and yellow, which describe various aspects of a person and the way in which they function. It can also describe characteristics of their personalities. It is taught on a very basic level in Grade[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade 1, Primary
Grade Three’s – Figuring out Fruity Fractions

Grade Three’s – Figuring out Fruity Fractions

This past week our phenomenal group of Grade Three’s showed us how quickly things can be learnt if put into concrete and practical terms. We had a great time working with many different mediums when learning about fractions. We divided our classes into their co-op groups to gain understanding of the concept together, as many things can be learned when[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Field Tripping with Penguins

Field Tripping with Penguins

The Grade 2s are feeling so fortunate to have had two lovely days for our field trips this term. The sun was shining and there was hardly a cloud in the sky. Our ever faithful moms and dads dropped us off at the Seaforth parking lot and from there we walked to Boulders Beach. We filled our brains with fun[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
Joining the dots to our past

Joining the dots to our past

The question in Grade 5 this term is “where does my family come from?”. We have been discovering that our ancestors might have come from all over the world, from Britain to Madagascar, and many more in between.   Thematics is making connecting with history and applying it to current day, very easy this term. Being able to connect classmates to[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade 5, Primary
Grade 6 using their CREATIVE MINDS

Grade 6 using their CREATIVE MINDS

The work pace is slowly but surely being picked up in Grade Six and the teachers are enjoying getting to know their kids in the process. Our boys and girls have had the opportunity over the past two weeks to produce work through different forms of creative expression. Each child has been required to create a poster which would reflect[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 4’s learn to CARE the BIC way!

Grade 4’s learn to CARE the BIC way!

BIC… ‘Because I Care’ is a Grade 4 initiative that uses a buddy system to create a strong sense of family within the grade. Each term, two classes are paired up and each child is assigned a buddy. Meetings are held every two weeks and it is a time to build relationships and have fun. BIC is a time where[Read More…]

by February 16, 2018 Grade 4, Primary
Colouring the World in Grade 2

Colouring the World in Grade 2

We have had such fun with all things “colour” this week. We had the best time playing a “Kies die Kleure” game and a “Kleur by Nommer” activity in Afrikaans. We started our Penguin investigation and learnt where different penguins live in the world. It was so interesting to do one of our first cooperative group activities as we coloured in[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 3’s Erupt into Action

Grade 3’s Erupt into Action

The Grade 3’s have been learning about Natural Disasters. One of the disasters studied, was the Volcano. After watching a scientific video, we learned about each section and its function, followed by the labelling of a scientific drawing. Last but not least, the moment we had all been waiting for… the egg-cellent experimental explosion. It was important to read through ingredients to[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 Grade 3, Primary