Grade 3

Grade 3’s Are little Einsteins

Grade 3’s Are little Einsteins

How remarkable it is to learn about the amazing world of science. From fire, water and air, to colour, tornado’s and electricity! Our incredible Grade 3’s geared up to perform their experiments in front of the Grade 1 and 2 students. Each co-op leader got to perform a certain part of the experiment. Reporters took full control by explaining the[Read More…]

by April 17, 2017 Grade 3
Grade 3’s visit Soetwater

Grade 3’s visit Soetwater

Last week, the Grade threes had the opportunity to visit and explore our very own Soetwater Environmental Education Centre. The children got to learn and appreciate the history behind such a beautiful place.  The weather was perfect for a treasure hunt on the beach. Here the children searched the beach for natural and man made objects of different shapes, sizes[Read More…]

by March 16, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3 is definitely not a natural disaster!

Grade 3 is definitely not a natural disaster!

Grade 3 is definitely not a natural disaster; however they have really enjoyed the experience of researching and recording interesting facts about the different types of natural disasters. The Grade 3’s were able to choose their own natural disaster to research for their exciting new project. What a new adventure it is to be able to read through information, decide[Read More…]

by March 2, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3’s MATHS be crazy!!

Grade 3’s MATHS be crazy!!

How great is it to be able to learn such abstract and analytical concepts through play? In the days of yore, Maths was believed to have been a concept that was learnt only through practice, practice and more practice. However, at Sun Valley Primary, we believe that it is not only through practice, but through play… A lot of PLAY![Read More…]

by February 20, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
VOLCANOES in Grade 3

VOLCANOES in Grade 3

This week the Grade Three’s have been erupting with excitement as they have been learning about the structure of a volcano. We were privileged to use our multimedia equipment in the classroom, to research and explore exactly what a volcano is and how it works. The children were given an opportunity to ask questions and to expand their knowledge of[Read More…]

by February 2, 2017 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3s: Welcome HOME

Grade 3s: Welcome HOME

Welcome back to 2017. What excitement lies ahead of us this year! As you may have heard, at the Grade 3 Journey evening, we have loads of fun things prepared for our little Grade 3 stars! We start the year off with a BANG as we begin with the theme of Our World and the natural disasters which occur throughout the[Read More…]

by January 22, 2017 Grade 3, Uncategorized
Grade 3s will Grow in Great Places

Grade 3s will Grow in Great Places

As we start winding down to the end of the term, we start to realise how fast the time has flown past. It seems like just the other day that these precious little munchkins stepped into our classes. So small and brave, they were, to take on the new challenges that lay ahead of them. We have had some fun[Read More…]

by November 23, 2016 Grade 3
Grade Three Visits The World of Birds

Grade Three Visits The World of Birds

On Tuesday, 1st November, the Grade Threes were fortunate to visit the World of Birds. We arrived at the venue and got ourselves sorted into buddies, leaving no man behind. As we entered the World of Birds, the Grade Threes were handed a sheet of questions… no, no, no, they were not there just to look around, they were there[Read More…]

by November 17, 2016 Grade 3
Gritty Grade Threes Reach for their Goals

Gritty Grade Threes Reach for their Goals

The dictionary defines the term “Goal” as the object of a person’s ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. To think of a goal and then actually set out to achieve it is a daunting task, especially if you have never tried to or have never managed to achieve a goal. For a lot of children the fear of[Read More…]

by October 30, 2016 Grade 3
Delving into the World of Dinosaurs in Grade 3

Delving into the World of Dinosaurs in Grade 3

In Term Four the Grade Threes will be going back in time to investigate what it was like when dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Using an array of resources, the children will research a dinosaur of their choice in order to compile a project at school. They will conduct research during I.T as well as in class using iPads, library books,[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 Grade 3