Sport

Valley FIRE on all cylinders at Oakhill Chukka Festival

Valley FIRE on all cylinders at Oakhill Chukka Festival

Over the weekend, the Sun Valley U13A Boys and Girls attended the annual Oakhill Chukka Festival which takes place in the Knysna Waterfront Harbour. It was a spectacular experience from start to finish. Thank you to the amazing organisors from Oakhill. Thank you, too, to the quite incredible coaches who made the tour and overwhelming success both in the “pool”[Read More…]

by February 15, 2017 Sport, Uncategorized
Destadler DOMINATE Inter-House Gala

Destadler DOMINATE Inter-House Gala

Beautiful weather,  happy faces, competitive swimming and of course, vibey music…those are the key ingredients to an AMAZING SVPS Gala! Our MC for the day was our very own Mr/Miss Vallender who looked beautiful in his “well-fitted” costume. After an outstanding start to the gala by Langley, it was the mighty DESTADLER who cracked on to record one of the[Read More…]

by February 6, 2017 Sport
The HOME of Movement and Play

The HOME of Movement and Play

Sun Valley has become widely known as a top sporting school. However, we remain focused on the benefits of increasing fitness levels, enjoying movement during learning, developing motor co-ordination, and of course the joy of PLAY. Every week, each child has the opportunity to take part in a Physical Education Lesson. At Sun Valley, you do not simply arrive at[Read More…]

by January 26, 2017 Sport
Lively Langley take Athletics Day Crown for 2017

Lively Langley take Athletics Day Crown for 2017

On Friday, Sun Valley hosted the 40th Annual Athletics Day. It was a festive event with plenty of laughter, music, dancing, singing, playing and of course, some intense Athletics.   We were blessed with beautiful weather, a great crowd of parents and some delicious coffee by Cape Coffee Co. The Sun Valley staff were as enthusiastic as ever and got[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 Sport
Scorching Squash

Scorching Squash

In 2016, we broadened our sporting horizons with the introduction of Squash as a fully fledged sport at Sun Valley. A new experience for many teachers, coaches, players and parents alike, it was exciting to see what we had to offer in the relatively unknown world of squash. The squeaking shoes, smell of rubber, sound of thunderous shots and roaring[Read More…]

by November 30, 2016 Sport
Running Rugby at Sun Valley

Running Rugby at Sun Valley

Arriving at Sun Valley Primary School, to be greeted by mist over the battle field, hot air rushing out of the boys lungs, bare feet on the icey  grass with the aroma of freshly brewed coffee blowing in the gentle breeze and a bite into a delicious Birdie Num Num’s bacon and egg roll… mmmm! These are the memories every[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 Sport
Waterpolo at Sun Valley continues to SHINE

Waterpolo at Sun Valley continues to SHINE

Both our girls and boys waterpolo teams have really surpassed their own expectations and goals this year. They took our year theme of GRIT straight to the pool deck and suprised our opposition with stand out performances. They made use of their determination and passion to achieve extraordinary results. We have had many highlights throughout the year, but a few[Read More…]

by November 28, 2016 Sport
Tennis: A growing sport at Sun Valley

Tennis: A growing sport at Sun Valley

Three years ago, the tennis squad consisted of a few players that enjoyed knocking around a ball from time to time. A few years later, and under the guidance of Mrs Leasje Welthagen, we now have: SIX U13 Squads (24 players) FOUR U11 Squads (16 players) 70 students attending Social Tennis It has been a joy to watch the little[Read More…]

by November 28, 2016 Sport
Champion Cricket in 2016

Champion Cricket in 2016

Cricket has continued to be one of the flagship sports of Sun Valley Primary School. It has been a joy to witness superb performances week in and week out right from Mini Cricket to the 1st Team Lads (U13A) Although the results have been nearly flawless in 2016, that has NOT been our focus. At the beginning of the year,[Read More…]

by November 27, 2016 Sport
Super Soccer in 2016

Super Soccer in 2016

A superb level of soccer was played in 2016! Passion for the sport has continued to grow as hundreds of boys and girls graced the training pitch week in and week out. Majority of our opposition do not offer the likes of Rugby and Hockey at their school, yet all our A teams completed the season unbeaten. The development and growth of[Read More…]

by November 24, 2016 Sport