Grade 3

Further Adventures of Grade 3 Explorers

Further Adventures of Grade 3 Explorers

On Monday 14th and Thursday the 17th of May the Grade 3s went on an adventure they would never forget. They reached Cape Point, the place they had been eagerly anticipating, the place where famous explorers once roamed… We met our lovely tour guide, Aunty Christa, at a meeting point where we were able to overlook the famous, Dias Beach.[Read More…]

by May 25, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
The Grade Three’s ‘arrr’ explorers

The Grade Three’s ‘arrr’ explorers

This week, the Grade Threes set sail on an adventure, filled with deviant pirates and curious explorers! Our Life Skills focus has been directed at discovering the various expeditions, findings and challenges that explorers, such as Vasco da Gama; James Cook; Christopher Columbus and David Livingstone encountered along their journeys. Just as the explorers once did, the Grade Threes learnt[Read More…]

by May 9, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3s are FULL OF FUN!

Grade 3s are FULL OF FUN!

“Play Time” is a word so often forgotten as we grow up. Our Grade 3s decided that they had worked hard enough this week and were due some much needed play time! Play is the time in which imagination and creativity can be cultivated and expressed. It is so important for our children to be getting the most out of their[Read More…]

by April 27, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3s sussing out “Seisoene”

Grade 3s sussing out “Seisoene”

Sometimes teaching in the same class, lesson after lesson, can become a bit repetitive. So what better way to start our new term, than with a specialised teaching lesson! The excitement that followed after telling the Grade 3s that they would be moving to the other classes to learn was something to behold! It was the perfect response to foster engagement with[Read More…]

by April 12, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3s in their full CAPACITY!

Grade 3s in their full CAPACITY!

On Tuesday, the Grade Threes spent the morning learning all about capacity. We used various sized measuring jugs to demonstrate how different amounts of water looked within their cups. The Grade Threes eagerly participated by carefully pouring water to make up 250ml, which they now know is one cup! We conducted a little experiment to see how many cups of[Read More…]

by March 8, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade Three’s – Figuring out Fruity Fractions

Grade Three’s – Figuring out Fruity Fractions

This past week our phenomenal group of Grade Three’s showed us how quickly things can be learnt if put into concrete and practical terms. We had a great time working with many different mediums when learning about fractions. We divided our classes into their co-op groups to gain understanding of the concept together, as many things can be learned when[Read More…]

by February 23, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
Grade 3’s Erupt into Action

Grade 3’s Erupt into Action

The Grade 3’s have been learning about Natural Disasters. One of the disasters studied, was the Volcano. After watching a scientific video, we learned about each section and its function, followed by the labelling of a scientific drawing. Last but not least, the moment we had all been waiting for… the egg-cellent experimental explosion. It was important to read through ingredients to[Read More…]

by February 8, 2018 Grade 3, Primary

The EGGcellent Grade Threes!

At the start of term, a group of very excited Grade Threes rushed into their new classrooms and could not wait to discover what this year had to offer! As they settled and interacted with new friends the classroom began to feel like their Home. The children were eager to hear about this term, and to learn about the Natural Disasters[Read More…]

by January 29, 2018 Grade 3, 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
GRITTY Grade 3’s!

GRITTY Grade 3’s!

What a wonderful way to start the end of this incredible journey that we have shared with these Grade 3’s. Our GRIT awards are not to put emphasis on our top academics, but to focus on our children who not only set guady goals, but do their very best to attain them. No matter how hard their mountain is to climb, their[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 Grade 3, Primary