Grade 3

Keenan Rennie’s Over the Edge story

Keenan Rennie’s Over the Edge story

When I was on the beach, I asked my mom if I could go for a swim and she said yes. So I went for a swim and saw a pirate ship! I swam to the pirate ship and pirates came out of nowhere. They took me on the ship. The pirates names were Long John Kidd, Black Eye Bart[Read More…]

by May 10, 2012 Grade 3
Life on the Ocean Wave

Life on the Ocean Wave

Go back in time and imagine life on a Pirate Galleon. Imagine the rough seas and the heaving deck. What would you see if you looked out of the porthole in your cabin? The Grade Three’s had great fun imagining a variety of scenarios in a Creativity and Design lesson linked to their Pirate Theme in Thematic Studies.    [Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 3
Floating and Sinking

Floating and Sinking

Why do some things float and other things sink? The Grade Three’s set out to investigate the answer. Each co-operative group were given a bowl of water and eight items to test. They had such fun trying to guess if the items would sink or float before placing them in the water. Each group presented their results on a colourful[Read More…]

by May 4, 2012 Grade 3
Outward Bound!

Outward Bound!

One hundred and twenty two excited and dressed up Grade Three learners invaded St James Beach on Thursday. Their outfits were splendid, making very convincing and mean pirates. The day was filled with four thrilling stations. A treasure hunt, where they worked with their co-operative groups to search the beach and rocks for different items on their list. A sand[Read More…]

by April 23, 2012 Grade 3
Times Tables!

Times Tables!

  This term we are starting to learn the times tables. Each times tables will be spaced over two weeks. At the end of the two weeks there will be a class test. Here are some helpful tips to help with the teaching of times tables. Use a multiplication table, you will find one in the front of their books.[Read More…]

by April 17, 2012 Grade 3
Term One EarlyAct

Term One EarlyAct

Thank you to all the parents and learners who sent in the Easter Eggs for our EarlyAct. We managed to decorate two big boxes and fill them with chocolate eggs. On the last day of the term they were delivered to a pre-primary school and an orphanage in Masiphumelele. They were very grateful for all the chocolate.

by April 13, 2012 Grade 3
Exploring and Discovering

Exploring and Discovering

There is much excitement for our term ahead. We will be learning about Pirates, Explorers and looking at different maps. There are a lot of fun outings too! For our Ignition Outing we will be visiting UWC (University of the Western Cape)  to discover more about Sport Science. The learners will also be researching about a famous explorer and completing[Read More…]

by April 13, 2012 Grade 3
Foundation Phase Athletics Day.

Foundation Phase Athletics Day.

The Grade Three’s had such fun at the Athletics Day. They all ran very well during the champion races. For our grade race we did the three legged race. There was a lot of laughter and falling. To view more pictures please click here.

by March 23, 2012 Grade 3
Tick Tock Clock

Tick Tock Clock

Linking up with our Mathematics, the Grade Three’s designed their own olden fashion clocks. They had a lot of fun and there were a variety of styles. Our passage is looking very full and busy at the moment. For more photos of our beautiful clocks, click here!  

by March 23, 2012 Grade 3
Cape Town Science Centre

Cape Town Science Centre

What a great day we had at the Cape Town Science Centre. There were four stations we all got to work through. Building a house with sponge bricks, making a simple electrical circuit, hands on learning with all the different experiments and a snack break outside with a giant chess set. At the end we had one last show! A[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Grade 3