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Date:

17/08/17

Taskworks Design Incursion

Yesterday we participated in a Design incursion as part of our Integrated unit – Side Show Alley. This fun and engaging session was run by Greg and Rebecca from Taskworks. The workshop was a great opportunity for us to explore how the design process works. It also helped us think about the types of materials we may need […]

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Date:

14/08/17

Working With The Australian Ballet

This is our third ballet session with Yhale and Chantelle. We begin our sessions with a warm up game, like Opposites or Dragons. Not only do we get a great warm-up but we improve our listening skills, teamwork and have fun. So far we have learnt that our spine has 29 vertebrae with an extra 4 […]

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Date:

04/08/17

Year 3/4 Basketball Gala Day

On Tuesday, the Year 3 and 4 children along with over 17 staff and parents participated in the Hooptime Basketball Gala day at MSAC. It was a busy day with all teams playing in 5 or more matches against other local schools. For some, it was their Rookie year, whilst others competed in Allstar teams. […]

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Date:

30/07/17

STEAMDANCE Comes To The Year 3s

The Australian Ballet’s education program is bringing the brand-new initiative STEAMDANCE to the Year 3 students. Beginning this Monday 31st July, the Year 3 students will participate in 5 workshops with the Australian Ballet company. STEAMDANCE is a dance-education approach to learning about STEM subjects including Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Designed by The Australian Ballet, this […]

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Date:

24/07/17

Welcome to Term 3

  We hope you all had a lovely, restful term break and are ready for another exciting term. We can’t wait to share it with you. In Reading, we will continue to look at comprehension strategies, with a focus on literal and inferred meaning when reading a text. We will also be focusing on making predictions, clarifying, […]

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Date:

20/06/17

Coding Day Reflections!

I liked the dancing robot and how it did the backwards roll- Harley 3O I liked the hour of code and playing Minecraft. It was fun and challenging- Lulu 3O I liked the driverless cars to code around the pretend roads and obstacles- Ada 3O I found the incursion challenging because we had to estimate […]

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Date:

20/06/17

Year 3 Coding Day

The Year 3s have had a wonderful start to their Day of Coding Hour of Code 3O and 3V have started off the day with a Minecraft Hour of Code. They have all been busy coding and sharing their knowledge with one another. Incursion 3SA have been busy programming cars along roads. They have been […]

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Date:

12/06/17

Addition Games with 4KB

The challenge for the 4KB students was to make an addition board game that was suitable for the Grade 3 children to practise their addition strategies. Challenge met!!!!! Have a look at how engaged the children in 3SA are. Thank you 4KB for making such wonderful games that tested our addition skills of partitioning, chunking, […]

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Date:

26/05/17

Go Orange Day for PWS

The grade 3s had a wonderful time dancing up a storm at our PWS Orange Day disco!!! The school raised over $800 for this fantastic cause. Well done to Jade for winning best dressed.

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