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The Grade 10s are hoping for rain!

The Grade 10s are hoping for rain!

During a time of much needed rain, our Grade 10s have been learning all about moisture in the atmosphere and how we can use our water resources more sustainably. It seems that the effort expended in class yielded some results as we were blessed with a beautiful, yet short lived, storm over the long weekend!      

by March 24, 2017 Geography, High School
Making INVESTMENTS on CAMP

Making INVESTMENTS on CAMP

The 2 days before the Gr 6 camp was filled with much anticipation for their outdoor experience at Mizpah Campsite close to Grabouw. And what an experience it was. At arrival a visit to the Eskom Palmiet Visitors Center was enjoyed by all. We listened to an informative talk about the plant and the campers were able to identify dams[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 5’s take on CAMP!

Grade 5’s take on CAMP!

On the 7th of March our determined children were packed and ready to tackle the challenges they were about to face on their Grade 5 camp . First time listening was implemented from the ‘word go’, playing a game called “Stop”. The enthusiastic campers soon realised the challenges that lay ahead. Through the moments of frustration, anger and celebration the[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
The Costs, Advantages and Risks of selling on CREDIT

The Costs, Advantages and Risks of selling on CREDIT

This week in Grade 10 Accounting we are learning about credit sales. We will be investigating the costs and advantages of Birdie Num Nums (BNN) selling on credit. The following knowledge is crucial as we begin the investigation: Credit is the act of selling goods or services to a customer; it does not require a payment at the time of purchase. Selling[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 Accounting, High School
Why is the Linear Inequality always hungry?

Why is the Linear Inequality always hungry?

The Grade 10 Mathematics students have been recently learning about Linear Inequalities. We’ve discovered that Inequalities are very similar to Equations but instead of finding just 1 or 2 solutions we can find infinitely many solutions to the problem. Also Inequalities contain a < or > sign whereas an Equation only has a = sign in the problem. For example x[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 High School, Mathematics
Different states in Grade 10 Physical Sciences: it all matters!

Different states in Grade 10 Physical Sciences: it all matters!

Physical Sciences is the study of non-living natural objects. Basically, investigating everything around you, and figuring out how it works. Before you can study the function of something, you need to understand what it is made of. That is where “matter” comes in, and specifically the different states of matter. Everything consists of matter. Small particles either closely packed together, or[Read More…]

by March 24, 2017 High School, Physical Science
What a Hockey Tour: The Girls of 2017 set records!

What a Hockey Tour: The Girls of 2017 set records!

It’s always a thrill for a young hockey player to put on their first team kit, pack their brand new kit bag and set off on the road to the annual Knysna Hockey Festival. This year was no exception! The long drive-up flew by as the girls sang along to their favourite songs, chirping away and just enjoying one another company.[Read More…]

by March 22, 2017 Sport
Grade 2s go Waddling

Grade 2s go Waddling

“What do penguins do when they want to get better at something?” – “They pract-ICE!” This term we have been going penguin crazy. We started off by learning about the penguin life cycle, going to Boulders Beach to see the penguins in action, and this week we have been creating our very own Penguin Projects in class. We have had[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 Grade 2, Primary
Exploring our Environment through Play

Exploring our Environment through Play

Every day in Grade R is an adventure. We learn using all our senses while we play – see, touch, smell, taste, listen. The day is filled with movement as the children also engage the near senses, the Proprio- and Vestibular senses. We add a variety of movements on the Walk-it Circuit to stimulate the children’s interest – walk it,[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Business Studies  – the most relevant subject at school.

Business Studies – the most relevant subject at school.

Business Studies has had a very good start in Grade 10 this year.  The class is very enthusiastic and we have had some great discussions about current affairs that affect Business in South Africa. In Grade 11 we are working hard on perfecting our weekly article books.  The article book is a valuable tool to keep up to date with[Read More…]