Primary

Our Magical Farway Tree Adventure

Our Magical Farway Tree Adventure

As Jo, Beth and Fran climbed up the ladder of the Magic Faraway Tree, their mouthes fell wide open as they saw the strange world that had opened up before their very eyes… Just as Jo, Beth and Fran have been discovering a new magical land of the Faraway Tree, the Grade 2’s have been discovering a whole new world[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Everyday we learn and play!

Everyday we learn and play!

It has been an exciting few weeks in Grade One as our children get back into the routine of being at school everyday. They have enjoyed tasting success as they get the opportunity to consolidate their knowledge, which helps them to master the concepts taught by their class teacher. They have been hard at work learning about addition and subtraction,[Read More…]

by October 14, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Grade 3s Mastering the Trendy Challenge

Grade 3s Mastering the Trendy Challenge

Grade 3’s are making the most out of their, movement breaks by mastering the new Jerusalema challenge. Not only are they mastering the moves, but they are adding their own unique flair, which makes it fitting for our dramatic grade. Us teachers are loving the energy and GEES that the Grade 3’s are bringing to the field, as well as[Read More…]

by October 1, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Busy like Bees

Busy like Bees

Did you know that if bees disappeared off Planet Earth, humans would only have four years left to live?  The food we eat and the beautiful flowers in our gardens are hugely dependent on bees.  Bees are excellent pollinators; They transfer pollen between flowering plants and in doing so, keep life cycles alive.  Therefore, without bees, food groups such as[Read More…]

by September 28, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Spring has sprung in Grade One!

Spring has sprung in Grade One!

Over the past few weeks our Grade Ones have been getting in the Spirit of Spring! From dressing up on Spring day to learning about all the important things a plant needs to survive, our Grade Ones have been having a blast.   On Spring Dress up day, our Grade Ones showed off their blooming and bright spring accessories with[Read More…]

by September 28, 2020 Grade 1, Primary
Ratanga Who?

Ratanga Who?

Since returning for Term 3, we have realised just how much potential our Grade 5’s have after seeing their creative drawings, the arts and crafts they made & the new skills they learnt during our time away. They really can be anything they want to be. This last cycle, we gave our grade 5’s the chance to be engineers, construction[Read More…]

by September 21, 2020 Digital, Grade 5, Primary
Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

Showing our Support to SANCCOBB

For our Community Service, the Grade Twos chose to support SANCCOBB, as we were passionate to learn about penguins in Term 1. We did this by raising funds in our Grade to adopt penguins in need. The SANCCOBB penguins have either been abandoned, injured or are very weak. The adoption fee per penguin pays for its food, healthcare and other[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 2, Primary
Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Pronouns have stolen a pizza my heart.

Can you believe that Term Three is already underway? Our Grade 3’s certainly can! This group of legends have wasted no time diving straight back into the fun, laughter, and hard work at SVPS. Our Grade 3’s have been learning so much and have had such an exciting few weeks. To top off a fun week, pronouns have been on the agenda[Read More…]

by September 14, 2020 Grade 3, Primary
Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

Yes Sir, TWO flour baby bags full Sir!

“Grade 7s, you are now parents!” The infamous phrase repeated each year as the teenagers of Sun Valley Primary begins their 2-week journey of parenthood.This year has been unlike any other experience. COVID-19 has put a lot of goals and plans on ice, and many of the events that have the ”usual-feel” have had to be modified to suit the[Read More…]

by September 3, 2020 Digital, Grade 7, Primary
“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!’”

Term 3 is underway and the classrooms are once again filled with laughter and learning. The children have quickly adjusted to the “new normal”. They are keen to learn and are filled with enthusiasm, reiterating the fact that children are adaptable and positive little people! This term we follow the theme of Dr Seuss’ The Lorax. The story encourages wonderful[Read More…]

by September 2, 2020 Grade 1, Primary