English

Grade 9 English Discussion

Published on November 29th, 2013 | by English Editor

This week Grade 9 took part in their first Socratic debate on the topic of ‘where do we draw the line on violent movies and video games?’  Discussion skills will be developed throughout Term 2 and... Read More


English

Grade 8 Travel Writing Compositions

Published on November 29th, 2013 | by English Editor

Throughout the second trimester, Grade 8 English will be reading two autobiographies: Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah and Boy by Roald Dahl. Although these two books belong to the same genre, stylistically they are quite... Read More


English

Grade 7s to Begin Reading Program

Published on November 29th, 2013 | by English Editor

Our grade 7s paid a visit to the library to collect the books for the leveled reading program. Students were tested at the beginning of the year to determine their reading level. Each student is assigned... Read More


P.E.

Badminton knowledge and understanding

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

In badminton this week, the Grade 7’s have been developing the drop shot and the drive shot.  These shots are quite difficult to learn but the grade 7’s have done a great job! One particular student... Read More


P.E.

Grade 9 Fun Games- Catch and Release

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

Term Two: Week One Grade 9 pupils in Monday Group B participated in a new activity called Catch and Release. PE staff attended a training course in which they won new equipment for SSIS. The Monday... Read More


P.E.

Progress in Gymnastics

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

Term Two: Week Two The gymnastics unit has moved into its second week and students are beginning to put together the foundations of their floor routines.  The focus of this week’s lessons has been to consolidate... Read More


P.E.

G11 Floor Hockey Tournament

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

Term Two: Week One The Grade 11’s started their three-sport tournament this week with Floor Hockey. All form classes played hard and showed incredible sportsmanship throughout each of their games. Form classes organised themselves into 2... Read More


P.E.

Grade 10 Handball

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

Term Two: Week One Grade 10 pupils began new activities for Term 2 PE- Handball and Weight Training for Fitness.The pupils last year enjoyed Handball in their core PE lessons, and this prompted the inclusion of... Read More


P.E.

Flexibility and Balances in Gymnastics

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

The Grade 8 year group has now completed the Health Related Fitness block and moved onto Gymnastics.   The aim of the Gymnastics unit is for pupils to devise their own sequences (routines) of between six to... Read More


P.E.

New Activity in Grade 7 PE

Published on November 28th, 2013 | by P.E. Editor

In PE this week grade 7 have started a new activity- Badminton.  The lesson content has covered grip, serve and positioning.  They have been experimenting with different types of serves- flick, low and high and what... Read More


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