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07/12/18

We love Measurement!

Over the last couple of weeks the Grade 3 students have been doing lots of work on measurement. We have found the perimeter and area of the basketball court and oval using informal and formal units. We have learnt about volume, capacity and mass and did a fun activity where we found the capacity of […]

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22/11/18

First People of Australia

This term in Integrated, we have been learning about Australia’s first people. In class, we have worked on identifying and mapping Australia’s states and capital cities. We also spent time researching about the Australia Languages Map. A fascinating fact we learnt is that there are 500 Indigenous language groups that belong to six clans. Each language group differs in their […]

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16/10/18

What’s on in Term 4

Welcome back to Term 4 and what another fabulous and busy term we have ahead of us. In Literacy, we will be focusing on the following areas: Reading Summarising information texts by looking for the main idea and identifying the key words in a paragraph Synthesizing (using all of the strategies that the students have […]

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23/08/18

Bricks for Kids Coding Incursion

Last Friday, we had our fabulous Bricks for Kids Coding Incursion. We used specially designed LEGO technic kits to build model carousels. After building the models, we used LEGO WEDO software for coding, to make our models move and make sound.           A big thank you to Mitch and Julia from Bricks for Kids […]

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19/08/18

Book Week

The theme of this year’s Book Week is ‘Find Your Treasure’. To celebrate Book Week the Year 3 children will be involved in a whole school dress up day and parade on Friday 24th August. The parade will take place at 10.30am in front of the podium. The children are encouraged to come dressed as […]

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11/08/18

Year 3/4 Basketball Gala Day

What a fantastic day! This year at the annual Year 3/4 Basketball Gala day SKPS was represented by 17 teams of very enthusiastic athletes and supported by a fantastic group of parent helpers. It was wonderful to hear the kids cheer on their team mates from the sidelines, delight in their goals and show great […]

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Date:

22/07/18

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to Term 3! We hope you had a fabulous Winter break.  Upmarket update: At the end of Term 2, the Year 3s held the very first SKPS Upmarket. It was an absolutely wonderful day and the excitement was contagious. It was beautiful watching the students have a fantastic time selling their products. They were all […]

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Date:

25/06/18

Up cycling at its finest

As a part of our Integrated topic ‘Up-Market’, the Year 3 students participated in an Up cycle incursion run by Carers of Africa. Carers of Africa are a not for profit organisation who are committed to making a difference to the lives of others. One project that they run is the ‘Sleep Well Project’. They […]

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25/05/18

Making our Products

We have had so much fun making our products for our upcoming Upcycle Market. Students have been working hard making planter pots out of plastic bottles,  bookmarks out of recycled paper, key rings from recycled beads and wind chimes from cans and coat hangers. We would like to thank the parents who came in to […]

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11/05/18

Year 3’s Upmarket

Year 3’s are very excited to announce that they are having an Upmarket at the end of Term 2 where one person’s trash will be made into another person’s treasure. You will see some posters around the school requesting the rubbish that is needed, for remaking into an exciting item for our Upmarket. Please support […]

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