Category: Year 3

What’s been happening in Yr 3?

On Tuesday 23rd of July the Year 3 has a very successful House Athletics Day at Albert Park Lake. All students participated in many events such as Hurdles, 100m, 200m, Shot Put, Discus, Long Jump and Triple Jump. It was a fun day and it was great to see everyone having a go. In Inquiry…

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Technology and Procedural Texts in Year 3

Over the last few weeks, the Year 3 students have been learning about procedural texts in their reading and writing classes in addition to incorporating this in Technology lessons. In Technology, the students have been using Makey-Makey devices to learn about circuits and coding. The students have been following procedural texts about the devices and…

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NAIDOC Week Celebrations

To launch the NAIDOC week celebrations, we will be having a special assembly this Friday the 14th of June. Boon Wurrung Elders Janet Galpin and David Tournier will perform a ‘Welcome to Country’ and ‘Smoking Ceremony’. This is a very important event and all members of the school community are encouraged to attend. In the…

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The Great Book Swap

As part of our NAIDOC Week celebrations we will be holding the Great Book Swap at Toorak Primary School to raise money for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. The Indigenous Literacy Foundation aims to improve literacy levels in remote Indigenous communities. We are seeking donations of second hand children’s books that are in good condition for…

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Grade 3 Technology and Inquiry

Over the next few weeks, Grade 3 will be exploring coding and our local history. This week the Grade 3 students have been learning to code their very own robots! These robots are called mBots and the students use an iPad or computer based program similar to ‘Scratch‘ to program the mBots, which helps to…

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Welcome back and Year Level Newsletters now available

Dear Families, I hope you all add a relaxing and restful holiday and took the opportunity to refresh the mind and the body over the last couple of weeks. Please note that year level newsletters are available on Compass. Please take the time to read them as they provide valuable information of the work that…

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