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
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