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PJ Party Fun in Grade One

PJ Party Fun in Grade One

On Friday, 12 May, the Grade Ones excitedly got dressed for their first big school PJ party. Slippers in abundance and more onesies than you could count made for a very fun night. The Grade Ones arrived with much excitement and lots of laughter as they saw their teachers in PJs and classrooms ready for fun.      Once all[Read More…]

by May 24, 2017 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized
Save the Date – May & June 2017

Save the Date – May & June 2017

The May & June edition of Save the Date will be sent home tomorrow. In the meantime, feel free to check out the digital version! Save the Date – May 2017 Save the Date – June 2017

Lunch Scheme Term 2 2017

Lunch Scheme Term 2 2017

With the new term, comes a new Birdie Num Nums Menu! Lunch Scheme forms for Term 2 went home yesterday. In case you missed it, see the menu below. Lunch scheme will commence on 02 May 2017, but in the meantime students are welcome to order any meals during break as usual. Should you wish to order for the term,[Read More…]

by April 19, 2017 Uncategorized
The Grade 8s will take a break from Shakespeare!

The Grade 8s will take a break from Shakespeare!

The Grade 8’s powered through Shakespeare in Term 1! And although it was exciting to finally meet the man himself, I think it is safe to say we deserve a break. In Term 1 we covered the play “Twelfth Night: Or What You Will”. A play peppered with riddles, twists and humour. The class really brought the play to life with[Read More…]

by April 17, 2017 Uncategorized
Grade Sevens ROCK High Africa Camp Site

Grade Sevens ROCK High Africa Camp Site

This past week, the Sun Valley Grade Seven students set off to Worcester for their camp at the beautiful High Africa Camp Site. Over the past few years, the Grade Seven has been talked up to be the very best camp during their primary school years. Of course, this meant that the excitement as well as the expectations were sky[Read More…]

by March 8, 2017 Grade 7, Uncategorized
It’s the Little Things that Reveal the Capacity of the Heart

It’s the Little Things that Reveal the Capacity of the Heart

It’s a Heart Matter Today I was sitting in my office going about my daily business. I have a a perfect view down the main Grade 6 and 3 passage. As I result I, unobtrusively, see many interesting things. Almost surprisingly, I see many good things. I see children being children …sometimes mischievous, always playful, sometimes provoking, sometimes kind! Yesterday I[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 Family Matters, Uncategorized
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
Beeeg School!

Beeeg School!

Th Grade 8’s entered Silvermine Academy nervously on the first day…and the second actually. They didn’t know what their teachers would be like. They weren’t sure if they would remember which bathrooms they were allowed to use. They wondered if they would survive a whole day without their cellphones!!! But thankfully, the Grade 8’s seem to like their new home[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 High School, Uncategorized
Fun at HOME in Grade 2

Fun at HOME in Grade 2

Welcome back to school moms, dads, boys and girls. Grade 2 is the most exciting grade of all! This term we are going to be learning about “Wings and Things”. We will focus on the lifecycle of the butterfly and will discover just how important butterflies are to our environment. We will dive into Boulder’s Beach and learn about penguins, and other interesting[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 Grade 2, Primary, Uncategorized