Sport

Terrific Tennis Tour 2017

Terrific Tennis Tour 2017

Last weekend, the Sun Valley U13 A, B,C and D Tennis Team Traveled to Knysna for a a Tennis Tour.  After a very early start and an exciting drive to Knysna, the team wasted no time getting ready and setting off for their first fixture. The tour was about challenging ourselves against some top, privately coached tennis players from the[Read More…]

by February 28, 2017 Sport
Sun Valley host 2nd annual U11 Waterpolo Festivals

Sun Valley host 2nd annual U11 Waterpolo Festivals

On Friday and Saturday, Sun Valley hosted the annual U11 Waterpolo Festival. The sport staff and coaches spent many hours planning and preparing for the event. The long hours were well worth it as the festival was high temp and produced top quality waterpolo across the board. The Girls festival took place on the Friday. The Sun Valley U10A’s and[Read More…]

by February 21, 2017 Sport, Uncategorized
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