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Taking a Dive into Term Four

Taking a Dive into Term Four

We are coming to the end of 2020 and with only a few weeks to go the Grade 2’s are hard at work preparing for their next big adventure. However, before they go, they need to complete their final “Above and Below” Mission.   The overall theme for Grade 2 this year has been about learning what happens above the[Read More…]

by November 17, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Traveling through SPACE!

Traveling through SPACE!

We have started the term off with a bang as our students have come in full force with fantastic space poems. Their energy and ‘Gees’ has really made the classroom an even brighter space. Our grade 3s are heading into space this term and will explore our wonderful solar system. The grade 3s have really taken to this theme and[Read More…]

by November 17, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
It’s TIME to learn about clocks!

It’s TIME to learn about clocks!

It has been a fun start to our Term Four in Grade One. We have been learning many new things, especially in Mathematics. This term we are focusing on learning how to tell the time and will soon be learning about money; two things that are relevant to the lives of our precious Grade One growing brains.  The children have[Read More…]

by November 11, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Purchasing (buyer) power

Purchasing (buyer) power

Sometimes people travelling to other countries say that things are more/less expensive. These people are mistakenly only converting the price to rand to see which is more/less expensive. This apparent “more/less expensive” situation is a lure. The correct way is to look at the cost of living and buying power. The buying power of a currency is what things cost in a country in relation[Read More…]

by November 11, 2020 High School, Math Literacy
The Grade 8s delve into The Twelfth Night

The Grade 8s delve into The Twelfth Night

More than in any other Shakespearean play, the characters in Twelfth Night display a remarkable degree of gender and sexual ambiguity. The Twelfth Night creates humour and enjoyment for the audience from the possibility of desire and attraction. The play is perhaps best understood as a testament to the unpredictable power of  love and highlights stereotypes associated with men and women[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 English, High School
The Grade 11s enter the Season of Giving

The Grade 11s enter the Season of Giving

The Grade 11s are taking initiative, coming together and giving back. The season of giving is well on its way. With a great deal of excitement, the grade has chosen to decorate shoeboxes and fill them with necessities for those in need. This generous act of community service allows students to bridge a small gap in an underprivileged life, put[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 High School, Life Orientation

Rebutting and rebuilding….

Grade 9’s practised the age old art of forming a compelling argument and having it torn apart by an apposing idea. Why did I do this to them?…..Trade Unions! We have been studying Trade Unions in Economic Sciences this term. To give the Grade 9’s a feel for how negotiations take place, they were given a scenario. One side of[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Accounting, High School
Wonder on the World of Work

Wonder on the World of Work

Making learning relevant continues to be a Grade 7 Curriculum priority. We started this term off with the Baby project during which we gave learners just a sneak peek into the real world of parenting and we now end the term off with a glance into the world of work. “You mean to say I have to work the whole[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Grade 7, Primary

Busy Bees in Grade 6!

This term has been a long but busy term. We have been learning many things from studying films to the different Biomes that our world has to offer! The grade 6s have loved learning about the world and the different climates and what animals live in those different Biomes and why. The world has so much for us to learn[Read More…]

by October 23, 2020 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
My Gunsteling Strand…

My Gunsteling Strand…

The Grade 5’s had to let their creative juices flow. They had to tell us about their favourite beach. The excitement was rife immediately, they had to find interesting information about their favourite beach in Cape Town, and some of them were amazed by the facts they found!                 The catch was that[Read More…]

by October 19, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary