Sport

An amazing year of Netball

An amazing year of Netball

    Tonight, we focus on Netball – One of the stand out sports at Sun Valley! Netball has continued to flourish under the leadership of Miss Du Preez and Mrs Welthagen (Coach L) during 2016. Watching the girls from U7  –  U13 grow from strength to strength is an absolute privilege. The coaches commitment to their personal development through[Read More…]

by November 23, 2016 Sport
Hot Hockey 2016

Hot Hockey 2016

This evening’s installment of Sporting Highlights of the year will revolve around the wonderful, growing sport of HOCKEY! I’m a Hockey player  I play in the cold…I play in the heat, I play on grass…I simply can’t be beat. Good days and bad days…I play through the pain, Drought, Hail…I even play in the rain. Whether I’m alone in my[Read More…]

by November 22, 2016 Sport
Athletics and Cross Country 2016 Round Up

Athletics and Cross Country 2016 Round Up

2016 has been a year that will be remembered for a very long time due to the superb success rate, incredible numbers and GRIT displayed on and off the field. Over the next week, we will be sharing sporting highlights from the year. This evening, we will be focusing on Athletics and Cross Country.  The Rio Olympics created a perfect[Read More…]

by November 21, 2016 Sport
SURVIVAL SKILLS

SURVIVAL SKILLS

Examinations should never test ability or capacity. It is a fool who believes that putting a human being into a high stress, anxiety rich space, where memory recall is tested – based on the ability to regurgitate data – will generate a rating that defines one’s ability, cleverness or worth. After 200 schools days, every child at Sun Valley Primary[Read More…]

by November 6, 2016 General, Group Principal, Sport
TIGHTLY contested Zonal Gala at Sun Valley Primary School

TIGHTLY contested Zonal Gala at Sun Valley Primary School

This afternoon, Sun Valley hosted the Term Four Zonal Gala for 2016. After stunning the opposition in Term 1, the schools had all lifted their games and came ready and focuses to deliver their very best performances on the Sun Valley Aquatics Centre stage. “Now that was a high standard of swimming!” were the words that were shared during and[Read More…]

by November 3, 2016 Sport
Sun Valley host inaugural Long Distance Championships

Sun Valley host inaugural Long Distance Championships

On Friday afternoon, Sun Valley hosted the inaugural Long Distance Championships. Three years ago, SVPS began placing a great deal of emphasis on Athletics. We began the Athletics Champs in the beginning of each year, which focused on sprints. While sprints are very exciting, we felt that we needed to make provision for our talented long distance runners. The event on[Read More…]

by October 23, 2016 Sport
U11A Cracking Cricket Tour

U11A Cracking Cricket Tour

In the latter part of the holiday, the talented U11A Cricketers set off to Knysna to take part in the annual U11 Cricket Series. The event is a prestigious festival which involves some of the top cricketing schools from across the Western and Eastern Cape. The Sun Valley U11A team is a strong unit with loads of potential and talent.[Read More…]

by October 9, 2016 Sport
1st Team Cricketers conquer Knysna

1st Team Cricketers conquer Knysna

During the holidays, the Sun Valley 1st Team Cricketers set off to Knysna to take part in the Cretchley Cricket Series. Keith Cretchley and his daughter have been running this incredible festival for many years. Sun Valley have attended the event for 8 years. Sun Valley’s 1st Team in 2016 is possibly the strongest unit Sun Valley have ever had[Read More…]

by October 8, 2016 Sport
EPIC Pro Cricket Skills 2016

EPIC Pro Cricket Skills 2016

On Friday, Sun Valley and partners, All Rounder Cricket Academy, hosted the annual Pro Cricket Skills. Twelve different teams arrived for the event on a beautiful spring day. Despite it being very early in the season, the concept  of the festival is to enhance pre-season training and team work. The festival was generously sponsored by Peter Butner Sports, D&P Cricket[Read More…]

by September 25, 2016 Sport
U11A Sensational Sevens

U11A Sensational Sevens

On Wednesday, The U11A Rugby Sevens Team set off to Fish Hoek to take part in a the Stuart Donn Rugby Sevens Tournament. The event included all the top co-ed rugby schools as well as the top Cape Town Boys Schools such as Bishops, Rondebosch, SACS and Wynberg. The boys were in phenomenal perform and played some sensational sevens rugby.[Read More…]

by September 1, 2016 Sport