Welcome to the Grade 3

Here you’ll find exciting news from the teacher about what’s happening in the classroom, pictures of student learning experiences and work, updates from the Music and P.E. teachers, and special announcements from the Director. You can expect new posts weekly, so check back often for all the latest school and Grade 3 happenings!

Our First Science Fair

We have lived and breathed the Science Fair this week. Working in Groups of 3 we chose a question to do with the human body and then designed a plan for testing our question. We learned lots of new vocabulary such as; hypothesis, procedure, observation and conclusion....

Science Fair Grade 3

The students in grade 3 had a successful science fair. The response from parents and teachers was very positive about the presentation boards and the manner in which the grade 3 students conducted themselves. From the initial science questions to writing their...

Mafi Mushkila

Our students have shown great creativity, patience, and perseverance this week as they prepared for the performance of The Nutcracker on Wednesday evening and Assembly on Thursday. We were so excited putting on the costumes and having the stage make up put on. What a...

Amazing Assembly week

This has been the most exciting week of the year for myself and Grade 3. The dance of the bakers in the Nutcracker, preparing for science week and a successful assembly on the human body. The class conducted themselves very well during the performance of the...

Nutcracker Performance December 4th

DECEMBER 4TH AT 6:00PM THE ABIS PRIMARY DANCE STUDENTS WILL BE PERFORMING THE CLASSIC WINTER STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER. PARENTS ARE INVITED TO A WONDERFUL EVENING OF MUSIC AND DANCING. MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BEGINS OUTSIDE OF THE MAZOON AT 6:00PM WITH SNACKS AND WARM...

Week 12 National Day

The students made a great effort to come dressed in their national costumes as part of the National Day Celebrations. In LC3 we experienced traditional Omani food and viewed some interesting artifacts. We learnt a lot about Omani culture from the amazing presentations...

A Memorable National Day

Monday was a very special day for Oman and we celebrated the 49th National Day at school in several ways. Our class looked very smart dressed in traditional Omani clothing or the colours of the Omani flag. We enjoyed watching some Grade 4 students perform an Omani...

Feeling our Pulse

As part of our inquiry into the systems of the Human Body, this week Grade 3 have been learning about the Circulatory system. Students learned to work out their heart rate by taking their pulse. Then they investigated how their heart rate differs before and after...

Ski Trip

All is booked in for another exciting trip to the beautiful Italian Alps. If there are any late comers who wish to join in the fun in the snow please let us know. 

Healthy Bones

We have learned lots of information about bones this week. We have been looking closely at the Skeletal system, how it works and what we must do to keep it functioning well. We tried to build a skeleton and were surprised to find that our limbs have more bones than we...

Recycling Water at ABIS

Did you know that we have a system for recycling water at ABIS? To conclude our inquiry into Water as a natural resource, Mr Paul and Mr Suresh gave us a tour of the Sewage Plant at ABIS. We learned that the human waste from the toilets at ABIS is collected and...

Crafty creations!

A wonderful, new student-led activity is the craft group led by Grade 7 student, Hannah. In this activity, students have been learning a new skill each week, including bracelet-making and origami, and have enjoyed taking home their creations to share with family and...

Hands on Capacity

In Grade 3 we have enjoyed learning to measure capacity in millilitres and litres. We have been learning how many millilitres are in a cup and how many cups there are in one litre. Working with a buddy is helping us to develop our ability to understand and solve word...

So little freshwater on the water planet

In Grade 3 we were shocked this week to learn how little freshwater there is on planet Earth. We found out that 97% of the water on Earth is salty. Understanding percentages and proportions is pretty new for us so we are learning quite a lot of Maths in this Inquiry...

Ski Trip

We have a great group of kids signed up so far for next February's Ski Trip. The first deposit of 250 OMR will be due by the 31st of October so if you wish to join you still have time. You get 6 days fantastic skiing or snowboarding, snow tubing, tobogganing and other...

How heavy is that?

After having trouble estimating the weight of our new iPads and being unsure which unit to measure in, we have been learning about grams and kilograms. We had to admit our first estimates were pretty crazy. We learned to find the weight recorded on grocery items. Then...

Ski Trip Reminder

If you wish to join this year's Ski Trip to Italy please contact Mr Carberry and get your name on the list. Payment will be in three installments with the first due in October.

Early Morning Swimming

If students wish to improve their swimming with an early morning dip they can join Early Morning Swimming sessions. These take place on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:00am to 7:45am with Mr Healy and Mr Carberry.

Happy Dot Day

Everybody looked fantastic dressed in their spotty clothing today for Dot Day. Many people were very creative in making their own spotty clothes. We were excited earlier in the week when Mr Atul gave us our own iPads. We are looking forward to using them in our...