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Grade 5s become FARMERS!

Grade 5s become FARMERS!

Over the last two weeks the Grade 5s were given an opportunity to become farmers for the day.  We visited Oranjezicht City farm and had a hands on experience of what it is like to live in the city, but still able to run a farm. Some children were hesitant to try the FRESH veggies, fruit and even chillies, while[Read More…]

by June 28, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Two Term RECAP and Term Three SPORT BROCHURE

Two Term RECAP and Term Three SPORT BROCHURE

What an incredible Term 2 it has been. The standard of Sport has been quite phenomenal. It has been a high pace term with a lot of tournaments, festivals and tours. We have been overwhelmed by the superb performances, the great deal of fun and laughter on the field and the outstanding participation across the board. I have loved seeing[Read More…]

by June 26, 2017 Sport
Grade One heads to Higgeldy Piggeldy

Grade One heads to Higgeldy Piggeldy

On Monday and Wednesday of this week, our Grade Ones headed to Higgledy Piggeldy Farmyard at Imhoff Farm. They arrived at school for their field trip with giant smiles on their faces and lots of food for the animals in hand. Once arrived, the classes were split up. One of the classes went for the activity whilst the other walked[Read More…]

by June 22, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Grade 2 Spiderlings

Grade 2 Spiderlings

Spider  I saw a little spider With the smartest spider head She made somewhere inside her A magic silken thread I saw her sliding down it. She dangled in the air. I saw her climbing up it And pulling up each stair. She made it look so easy I wished all day I knew How I could spin a magic[Read More…]

by June 22, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Grade 3 Science Sparks!

Grade 3 Science Sparks!

At the end of the term our Grade 3’s were enlightened by the mystery of floating and sinking. It was a great way for children to explore a fun science concept. They were invited to experiment, play and explore how and why different object float and sink when placed into water. As a group they had to predict whether the[Read More…]

by June 21, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 7 Boat Builders aim to cross the Sun Valley Sea (our pool)

Grade 7 Boat Builders aim to cross the Sun Valley Sea (our pool)

To round off an exciting Science Week, the Sun Valley Grade Sevens went through the process of designing, adhering to constraints and building their very own boats. The task was simple, create a paper based boat that would be able to sail, via the use of wind energy, from one side of the pool to the other. Sounds simple enough?[Read More…]

by June 18, 2017 Grade 7

The Grade 9s are Creating Chemical Monsters

The Grade 9’s enjoy Natural Science on the whole. They are always involved as we discuss the theory behind how chemistry and physics work. Much of what we learn applies to things we see around us. However the real enthusiasm comes out when the Grade 9’s are given the chance to get hold of chemicals, and learn first-hand how they react.[Read More…]

by June 18, 2017 High School, Natural Science
Grade 11 Geography Excursion to Chapman’s Peak

Grade 11 Geography Excursion to Chapman’s Peak

The Grade 11’s took the scenic route along Chapman’s Peak Drive to observe a real-world example of measures put in place to prevent mass-movement along these steep slopes.  

by June 18, 2017 Geography, High School
Grade 11 are getting to grips with BMI in Maths Literacy

Grade 11 are getting to grips with BMI in Maths Literacy

Data Collection is the process of gathering and measuring information on variables of interest. Our Grade 11 students were asked to determine their body mass index (bmi). The BMI is an attempt to quantify the amount of tissue mass (muscle, fat, and bone) in an individual, and then categorise that person as underweight, normal weight, overweight, or obese based on that value. The session was[Read More…]

by June 18, 2017 High School, Math Literacy
Even Einstein had to Study!

Even Einstein had to Study!

The Grade 8s have made a good effort to be prepared for their first high school exams. It has been a rapid term crammed full with new concepts and loads of work. The Grade 8s have settled into study time before each each exam with focus and fortitude. Best wishes Grade 8s!

by June 18, 2017 English, High School