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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
Welcome HOME Grade Ones – big school begins!

Welcome HOME Grade Ones – big school begins!

Last week we welcomed our Grade Ones to their HOME for 2017. They began their “Big School Journey” and the enthusiasm was contagious. We think the teachers were just as excited as the children! Our precious Grade Ones arrived in their new, sparkling uniforms and had big smiles on their faces. It was wonderful to see how comfortable and ready[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized
Bringing the “VIBE” to Grade 8 and 9!

Bringing the “VIBE” to Grade 8 and 9!

The Grade 8’s are starting the year off with a bang in English as we delve into the awe inspiring Shakespeare play, Twelfth Night! We are determined to ensure an exciting journey through Twelfth Night and to create a fun atmosphere among the students. Before each lesson students are assigned with a specific character and it is their job to bring that character[Read More…]

Grade 3s: Welcome HOME

Grade 3s: Welcome HOME

Welcome back to 2017. What excitement lies ahead of us this year! As you may have heard, at the Grade 3 Journey evening, we have loads of fun things prepared for our little Grade 3 stars! We start the year off with a BANG as we begin with the theme of Our World and the natural disasters which occur throughout the[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 Grade 3, Uncategorized
Grade Six E-Colours Drive

Grade Six E-Colours Drive

This term, the Grade Six team placed a lot of emphasis on E-Colours and all that they entail. The E-Colours have been introduced into various lessons throughout the term which enabled the students to add to their already in-depth understanding of the E-Colours process. The Grade Sixes have made posters, performed in skits and written about their animal in Afrikaans.[Read More…]

by September 28, 2016 Grade 6, Uncategorized
Rocking with Excitement about ROCK TOYZ in Grade 4

Rocking with Excitement about ROCK TOYZ in Grade 4

The Grade 4s have thoroughly enjoyed the lead up to our Rock Toyz play. We have been rehearsing our dances and preparing our costumes for the dazzling production that is about to hit the stage. Grade 4 Keller are the ‘toyz’ lying in the the cupboard that come alive once everyone has gone to sleep. Grade 4 Bonthuys are the ‘toyz’ that have been thrown[Read More…]

by August 17, 2016 Grade 4, Uncategorized
Facing our Fears Together in Grade R

Facing our Fears Together in Grade R

What an experience! We had the ladies from Mini Mo here to teach us about some pretty amazing reptiles. The visit was not only fun, educational and highly entertaining, but also somewhat therapeutic when the kids had the opportunity to touch these wonderful creatures. It was great to see these little ones overcome their reptile fears when they had the[Read More…]

by May 24, 2016 Grade R, Pre-Primary, Uncategorized