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
Christian Louw’s Back in Time story

Christian Louw’s Back in Time story

I heard a loud whirring sound as I climbed into the shiny, silver Time Machine. The grey-haired man at the wheel pressed a red button and my head began to spin. Suddenly we landed with a bump! We were back in time, back to the day when my grandma and grandpa were young! Slowly I opened the door and stepped[Read More…]

by March 14, 2012 Grade 3
Telling the time.

Telling the time.

During this term we have been learning to tell the time. To begin with we learnt the o’clock, quarter past, quarter too and half past. We are now finding out about all the 5 minute intervals. The learners have had a lot of fun working with the room parents in the passage, playing games in groups and one on one[Read More…]

by March 13, 2012 Grade 3
Our streets have houses, electricity and water.

Our streets have houses, electricity and water.

For the Creative Expo day, the Grade Three’s made 3 d houses and streets. They worked together in their co-operative groups. Using straws, toothpicks, cotton wool and glue, they made sure each house was provided with wires and pipes. During the construction of the task, the boys and girls classes were like chalk and cheese. The girls worked neatly and[Read More…]

by March 9, 2012 Grade 3