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Grade 4’s Go Up and Over to Slangkop Lighthouse

Grade 4’s Go Up and Over to Slangkop Lighthouse

On the 27th of November the Grade Fours tested their stamina with a guided hike up to the block houses above Kommetjie and then down to Slangkop Lighthouse. They started off from behind the Catholic Chapel at the end of Rubbi Road and, followed the footpath, whilst braving some soft sand and spiky dune grass, they made their way to[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

A journey through Grade 5 on the RED BUS TOUR

Filled with enormous amounts of energy and excitement, the Grade 5s left on their final field trip for the year. The atmosphere was vibrant from the first steps taken on the Springbok Atlas until the minute we stepped off the buses back at Sun Valley Primary.   During the year the Grade 5s learnt a lot about the city they[Read More…]

by December 3, 2017 Grade 5, Primary
Field trip fun for Grade One!

Field trip fun for Grade One!

This week our classes went to Rondevlei for their last field trip as Grade Ones. Even though the weather didn’t play along, it did not dampen the excitement of the children as they got ready to leave for their field trip. As they arrived at Rondevlei, the field trip started off with a quick fruit snack. They were then given a presentation[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 Grade 1, Primary
Travels to Iziko Museum

Travels to Iziko Museum

This week the Grade Threes embarked on their outing to the Iziko South African Museum. With excitement levels on the rise, they entered the Museum with curiosity, wonderment and awe. We were taken on a guided tour around the specific areas of the Museum that pertained to our term theme of Dinosaurs and fossils. The Grade threes were given a[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Backwards Day was a BLAST!

Backwards Day was a BLAST!

The end of Grade R is fast approaching and by this point of the year our children have their daily routine completely waxed. Some might even say they know it backwards! This notion was put to the test on Friday as things at Sunbird turned completely upside down and inside out for Backwards Day 2017. Our school schedule was reversed[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 Grade R, Pre-Primary
Population Pyramids in Grade 10 Geography

Population Pyramids in Grade 10 Geography

This term the Grade 10’s learnt about Population Geography and got some hands-on experience learning about the different structures of populations by creating Population Pyramids using Lego.

by November 27, 2017 Geography, High School

GRIT Awards in Grade 4

As the year draws to a close we reminisce on all the GRIT shown this year by our Grade 4s. Grade 4 is a challenging year with ups and downs and unexpected events. The Grade 4s have had to set long term goals, reflect on their dedication to achieve those goals, learn to sleep away from home for a one[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 4, Primary
Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

Developing special BONDS in Grade 6

It has been amazing watching our Grade Sixes connecting with each other throughout this year. Being placed with different people in a new class has brought about new friendships that will last for a very long time. Each term our kids have been moved into new co-operative groups, forcing them to spend time and space with people who they might[Read More…]

by November 20, 2017 Grade 6, Primary
Gritty Grade 2!

Gritty Grade 2!

Last week we celebrated our wonderful boys and girls. In case some of you missed it, we would like to share Mrs Huntley’s speech so you can get a little glimpse of how much your children have meant to us this year. “In Grade 2 this year we have unashamedly embraced the concept of yet and not yet. Sometimes we get[Read More…]

by November 12, 2017 Grade 2, Primary

A Letter to my CLIENTS

Click on the PDF below for the letter from the Principal Exam Story