Grade 3/4 Term 1, 2019 Overview
Grade 3/4’s began 2019 ready and raring to go. We started the year with a variety of getting to know you tasks and activities that enabled us to set up for a successful year. Students have been engaged in all aspects of the curriculum and have been excited by a number of extra-curricular activities throughout Term 1.
Our Grade 3 students were excited to receive their netbooks during Week 2. Teachers spent time setting up expectations for the use of netbooks and students were given time to explore their new devices.
Week 3 saw students nominate for both Class Captains and Junior School Council representatives. All Grade 3/4 teachers we extremely impressed by the number of students that bravely presented speeches to their classes. Our class representatives have been busy conducting class meetings and meeting with school leadership to discuss ways in which we make our school even better.
In Week 5 students were involved in a number of incursions here at school. On the Monday we took part in a First Aid workshop through St Johns. Students learnt valuable skills including incident management and CPR training. Students were then involved in an incursion conducted by Project Rockit on Wednesday. Project Rockit are a youth-driven organization empowering young people to stand up and lead change in society. Grade 3/4’s engaged in a workshop titled ‘Belong’. They explored their interactions with peers and covered topics such as fitting in/inclusion, nice play and effective communication.
Students have been involved in a number of sporting activities this term. 3/4 Sport has included a combination of team based competitions as well as tabloid sports and all students were involved in the House Cross Country events in Week 6. A number of our 3/4 students were successful in reaching the District Cross Country event which was held in Week 7.
As we near the end of Term 1 students will be presenting the Passion Projects that they have been working on as part of their Homework. Teachers are looking forward to seeing this great work.
Term 1 has been jam-packed and we are preparing for an equally exciting Term 2. Grade 3’s will be completing their first NAPLAN tests and the whole school will be actively involved in Italian Day!