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Grade Three Appreciates You

Grade Three Appreciates You

The Grade Three classes of 2015 have been blessed with a fantastic group of dedicated, caring and enthusiastic room moms, dads, grannies and grandpas. These eager parents and grandparents have already proved to be an incredible asset to the Grade Three teachers and learners. We, the Grade Three teachers, would like to express our gratitude to our lovely Room Parents who selflessly offer[Read More…]

by February 27, 2015 Grade 3
Creative writing is a GO in Grade 3

Creative writing is a GO in Grade 3

One instruction… write a story. One topic… friends. The Grade 3 learners were given the challenge of coming up with an exciting, creative story under the simple topic of ‘Friends‘. Wow, did they blow us away with their CREATIVE ideas! Working collaboratively in their co-operative groups, the learners came up with incredible stories about dragon-phants and lonely unicorns. It was a fun learning[Read More…]

by February 13, 2015 Grade 3
Grade Three is a GO!

Grade Three is a GO!

The Grade Three teachers are SO excited to welcome 131 eager beavers to the Grade Three family. The beginning of a new term in a new year is a busy and exciting time. For Grade 3’s, it is especially different as they move from single sex classes to MIXED groups of boys and girls… and they have already adjusted so well![Read More…]

by January 30, 2015 Grade 3
Saying Goodbye in Grade Three

Saying Goodbye in Grade Three

Wow! Can you believe that 2014 is coming to an end? With Prize Giving just around the corner, the teachers are wrapping up and preparing themselves to say goodbye to the AMAZING Grade Threes of 2014. What a year it’s been! It’s been four terms of laughter, fun, learning and growing… Here are some highlights from the year, according to the[Read More…]

by December 4, 2014 Grade 3
Igniting Ideas in Grade 3

Igniting Ideas in Grade 3

The Grade Threes have had the amazing opportunity to visit the Cape Town office of SKA. The SKA project is an international effort to build the world’s largest radio telescope, with a square kilometre (one million square metres) of collecting area. It is an exciting and rare opportunity for the students to see such incredible scientific developments, and all taking[Read More…]

by November 25, 2014 Grade 3
Grade 2 … Teachers and Marine Biologists in the making

Grade 2 … Teachers and Marine Biologists in the making

The Grade Two’s had fun learning from each other when they presented their orals this past week. They each had to choose any sea creature, research it and present the information to the class. We were overwhelmed with the hard work and effort that each child put in, making their orals interesting and relevant to the other learners. We were[Read More…]

by November 20, 2014 Grade 2
Grade Twos gearing up for Grade Three

Grade Twos gearing up for Grade Three

As we finish up the year, it often feels like we’re just adding the icing on a cake. We have worked hard to learn new things and now we are refining and adding finishing touches on improving ourselves as we gear up for Grade Three. This term we are finding our place in the world by learning about sea creatures[Read More…]

by November 5, 2014 Grade 2
Grade Threes go DINO crazy!

Grade Threes go DINO crazy!

The learners in Grade Three are tackling a massive project this week on their FAVOURITE dinosaur! They researched their chosen dinosaur in class during an IT lesson – impressing their teachers with their brilliant computer skills! They then brought big posters to school and got to work drawing their dinosaur on their A1 card…and WOW do we have some artists in[Read More…]

by November 5, 2014 Grade 3
“Under da Sea” in Grade Two

“Under da Sea” in Grade Two

Here we are (can you believe it?) in Term Four! The final stretch of Grade Two is here and we are so excited to finish our year with a BANG! This term is filled with lots of fun and celebration! We are learning all about the sea and the many creatures that fill it. We learn how these creatures fit[Read More…]

by October 27, 2014 Grade 2
Grade 3 Community Outreach

Grade 3 Community Outreach

Each Grade Three child helped contribute by sourcing and buying an amazing collection of goodies for iThemba School, Fish Hoek, which were delivered at the end of Term Three. What a privilege to be able to effect change so close to home!    The Grade Three’s had an incredible experience and loved seeing the children from iThemba so happy. They shared[Read More…]

by October 22, 2014 Grade 3