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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
Save the Date – May & June 2016

Save the Date – May & June 2016

The May/June edition of Save the Date was sent home last week! If you missed it, check out the digital version here – Save the Date – 2016 May, June  

Grade 1 Bird Watchers and Hippo Spotters at Rondevlei.

Grade 1 Bird Watchers and Hippo Spotters at Rondevlei.

Two weeks ago our classes went on their very last Grade One field trip. Excited boys and girls arrived at school and were ready to head off to Rondevlei. Rondevlei is a beautiful nature reserve built on wetlands with an abundance of unique birds. It gave the perfect opportunity for our children to do some bird-watching. There is even a[Read More…]

by November 28, 2015 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized
Grade 6  – The Last Stretch Together

Grade 6 – The Last Stretch Together

It has been amazing to see how the Grade 6 children have learnt to look out for each other over the last few months. They have developed an incredible ethic of working together in order for everyone to reach their full potential. In preparation for the last Formal Assessment of the year, the children couldn’t wait to be linked with their[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 Uncategorized
South African representative at Silvermine Academy

South African representative at Silvermine Academy

Megan Cunningham was selected to ride for the South African adult Eventing Team in the Africa Cup held in Joburg. At 17 years of age, Megan is probably the youngest person to represent South Africa in the sport. In an action filled weekend, through the three phases of dressage, cross country and show jumping the South African team managed to[Read More…]

Grade One interviews the Prinicipal!

Grade One interviews the Prinicipal!

Our Grade One’s had the privilege of having an interview with our principal, Mr Keller. A few children got the chance to ask Mr Keller about his life. Mr Keller told us all about his Grade One year and his experiences as well as how different Grade One was back then. Our children realised how lucky they are to have[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 Grade 1, Primary, Uncategorized