Grade 3

Outstanding Applause for Grade Three

Outstanding Applause for Grade Three

Standing front and centre stage, is a phrase that became all the rage. As in Grade Three you would see, explorers dressed in finery. Mountain climbers, pirates and crew, you could be an explorer too. Men and women who led the way, gave our grade the chance to display, Explorer performances at their best and making us teachers feel rather blessed.[Read More…]

by May 30, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Computers vs Teachers? The Grade Three Opinion

Computers vs Teachers? The Grade Three Opinion

During Literacy this week, we challenged the Grade Threes to utilise their critical and creative minds and form their own opinion on whether or not computers should replace teachers.  The Grade Three teachers provided their class with some useful information pertaining to both sides of the argument, but it was the children who blew us away with their unique approach[Read More…]

by May 22, 2019 Digital, Grade 3, Primary
Brave Explorers in Grade 3!

Brave Explorers in Grade 3!

It was a bright and beautiful afternoon. A buzz hummed across the classes as they explored the different explorers. The excitement of venturing into their explorers’ journey was about to commence.   They travelled back in time to the 1400’s where the Grade 3’s met the two classic explorers: Bartolomeu Diaz and Vasco Da Gama. They found these explorers’ expeditions[Read More…]

by May 3, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Starting Term 2 with a BANG in Grade 3!

Starting Term 2 with a BANG in Grade 3!

Can you believe that Term TWO is already underway? Our Grade 3s certainly can! This group of legends have wasted no time diving straight back into the innovation, creativity, hard work and play that make up a school day at SVPS! Instilling a sense of belonging and making sure that each and every child feels safe and loved is a vital pre-requisite[Read More…]

by April 18, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Assembling a UNIQUE Assembly

Assembling a UNIQUE Assembly

Last Friday the incredible Grade 3s worked hard to assemble a truly UNIQUE assembly! Our little legends showed their grit all week as they memorised their lines and perfected their routines. The challenge of performing on stage was met with enthusiasm, with our children’s excitement building every day towards their time to shine – and shine they most certainly did! The theme of the assembly[Read More…]

by March 8, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
A Night (Day) at the Museum!

A Night (Day) at the Museum!

The Grade 3 Scientists went on an exciting adventure to the fascinating Iziko South African Museum! They met their informative and helpful tour guides who showed them around the 200 year old museum! The Grade 3s  were enthralled by the Discovery Room.  Here they were able to feel all the different skeletons; looked at the preserved animals displayed across the[Read More…]

by February 21, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
Cursive Fever in Grade 3!

Cursive Fever in Grade 3!

Cursive Fever has struck in Grade Three! Some noticeable symptoms include: a passion for learning and daily enthusiasm, as the children tackle one cursive letter at a time. The buzzing excitement that fills the class when a handwriting lesson begins is contagious. As the letter is introduced, the Grade Threes eagerly practise its formation in the air with their finger[Read More…]

by February 7, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
First Week Feels in Grade 3

First Week Feels in Grade 3

What absolute fun the Grade 3 Thinkers have had so far this term! Learning the ropes and settling into a new grade cannot always be easy for some, however our gorgeous group of Grade 3s have settled in very well to the Grade 3 ways. With so many exciting things to start our term off, where does one even begin? Our[Read More…]

by January 24, 2019 Grade 3, Primary
A Tea-rrific Afrikaans lesson!

A Tea-rrific Afrikaans lesson!

The Grade 3s have been learning all about food in Afrikaans this term and were able to taste the success of their hard work by participating in a hands-on Tea making lesson. Each class recapped the term’s vocabulary through the use of a Keynote and prepared for the exciting lesson by discussing the ingredients needed to make tea.  The Grade[Read More…]

by December 10, 2018 Grade 3, Primary
The Researchers of Grade 3

The Researchers of Grade 3

The Grade 3s had a fascinating time researching famous inventors. Their projects consisted of research, design, art as well as working collaboration in their Co-operative Groups. Each group could pick an inventor from a hat. They had eight classic or modern inventors to choose from. Once they had chosen their inventor, they discussed all the interesting information in their groups. It was time[Read More…]

by November 26, 2018 Grade 3, Primary