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Year 3 News | Term 4 Week 8

28 November 2019 Jen Ng 0

English We are finishing up our class novel ‘Misery Guts’ by Morris Gleitzman. We have been discussing if the move to Australia has helped in resolving many of Keith’s family problems and how this experience has changed them as a family. Most of the students in Year 3 have returned their Library books and we request any outstanding books be […Read more]

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Year 3 News | Term 4 Week 6

18 November 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

English We are continuing to read our class novel ‘Misery Guts’ by Morris Gleitzman. The main character Keith and his family have moved to Australia (ask your child why). We have focused on the impact that Keith’s move to Australia has had on his life. Share some experiences with your child about the most difficult adjustments you’ve had to make […Read more]

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Year 3 News | Term 4 Week 4

1 November 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Over the course of the year, students have had many opportunities to build their writing skills. This term, we have begun revising persuasive writing and students have been busy researching our new topic,  Spiders vs snakes – which is more dangerous? which links to our science unit from last term. We have recapped what a persuasive text should include and […Read more]

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Year 3 Newsletter Term 4 Week 2

17 October 2019 Jen Ng 0

Dear Parents, Welcome to our first edition for Term 4. Here is what we are learning about this term: English We have started reading a class novel titled ‘Misery Guts’ by Morris Gleitzman. This book tells the story of a rather unusual, in fact remarkable, boy named Keith who one day decides that his parents are far too serious about […Read more]

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Year 3 Newsletter Term 3 Week 8

20 September 2019 Jen Ng 0

Wow! What a Term Year 3 have had. The amount of work we have managed to pack into 9 weeks has been nothing short of a miracle. From public speaking to Book Week, to our incursion with Jurassic Garage and Camp, it’s fair to say that Term 3 has been our biggest term yet. Here is a brief snapshot of […Read more]

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Year 3 Newsletter Term 3 Week 6

29 August 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Welcome to our next edition of the Year 3 Newsletter. Our classrooms have certainly been overbrimming with learning and investigations. English We are wrapping up the study of our book, Ziba Came on a Boat. The students are starting to understand from which perspective a story is being told and have empathised with the plight of Ziba and her family from […Read more]

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Year 3 Term 3 Week 4 Newsletter

15 August 2019 Brigitte McNamara 0

Another busy fortnight in Year 3 comes to a close as we hit the almost halfway mark of Term 3 (!!!). Here is a recap of what we have been learning about and what’s in store for the coming weeks: English Public Speaking As part of our Public Speaking Unit, students have been starting to write and present their own […Read more]

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Year 3 & 8 Mathematics Investigation

14 August 2019 Edmund Sze 0

The Year 3’s current mathematics investigation required students to create a maths multiplication quiz for people in various age groups, then mark and record the results. The secondary mathematics department was kind enough to allow the Year 3 students to quiz the Year 8 students. The quiz focused only on multiplication. Year 3’s have been learning about the basics of […Read more]