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Date:

02/11/17

Year 3 Gould League Incursion

The Year 3s had an amazing day learning all about the environment and living and non living at our incursion today. We grouped living things based on observable feartures and distinguished them from non-living things and product from a living thing. Leah taught us all about respecting our environment and how different living things have […]

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Date:

01/11/17

Side Show Alley, a sustainblae

Our Side Show Alley was a roaring success at the Great SKPS Fete on Sunday. From Mini Mini Golf to Maze Ball to Hole in the Floor, we had masses of people gathering to play our engaging and sustainable games. We had an amazing time sharing our games with the wider school community and we […]

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Date:

19/10/17

Using Coding to Advertise The SKPS Fete

During our Integrated topic last semester the children learnt how to code. They used these skills to program the characters in their animated videos on an app called Scratch Jr, to create an advertisement for our school Fete. Each scene required many sets of instructions or commands to make the characters move and talk. One […]

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Date:

17/10/17

What’s on in Term 4?

Welcome back to Term 4 and what a busy term we have ahead of us. Last week the Year 3s headed off on their second Gala Day. It was soccer fields as far as the eye could see at Fawkner Park. Congratulations to all our Year 3 students for their fabulous display of sportsmanship and team […]

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Date:

17/10/17

Ride 2 School

Wow!!! It was wonderful to see so many people participate in our Ride 2 School day this morning. The Ride2School program encourages children to be more active by riding their bikes, walking, scooting or skating to school. Great effort everyone. What a fantastic way to start the day.

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Date:

21/09/17

What is Sideshow Alley?

Sideshow Alley is the Year 3s contribution to the awesome SKPS Fete on Sunday 29th October. Throughout Term 3, the Year 3 s have being working on their Integrated topic- ‘Sideshow Alley’ to produce a game to be played by the community at our Fete. This project has required the children to: * use their […]

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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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