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!

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 lead 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...

Nautilus Swim Gala

All is in readiness for tomorrow's Nautilus Swim Gala being held at the ABIS pool and involving many of our students. Warm up begins at 9:00am with events starting at 9:45am. The gala should be completed by 3:15pm. All spectators welcome.

Ski Trip

If you wish to join this year's ski trip we need to get your booking in now. When - 21st of February to the 29th of February 2020 Where - Artesina near Prato Nevosso in the Italian Alps What - 6 days of skiing or snowboarding with instructors. Lots of fun activities...

Week 3 in Grade 3

It has been fun this week painting our own artwork in the shape of a large dot. We were free to paint either a picture or a design. In the process we learned to mix colours and shades and to add detail by layering colours. We tried to come up with our own design but...

Express Yourself and be Courageous!

Week three has been a very creative week for the students. Brain Gym is a great way of getting the students listening to instructions and developing their coordination. Using basket balls they had to run with the ball, bounce and pass the balls We learnt how to draw a...

We love to be Active

We have many opportunities each day to be active. This helps to develop our coordination, balance and our ability to manage ourself in the available space. Ms Markin challenges us each week with new movements. It feels great when we master something which was...

Our first week in Grade 3

The first week in grade 3 has been very exciting! We have spent time getting to know each other through a variety of engaging activities. To motivate the students each day Grade 3 have enjoyed learning some new songs and singing them together in the Mazoon and in...

Grade 3 is rocking and rolling

Our first week in Grade 3 has been busy. We were excited to see our friends again and are enjoying getting to know each other better. It has been fun meeting our new teachers and we have been eager to get back into learning. To get to know each other better we have...

Ski Trip

Once again we have the opportunity to travel to beautiful Italy and enjoy the wonderful skiing and snowboarding conditions of the Italian Alps. The trip will take place in February and we have booked a hotel that offers ski to door skiing, just meters away from the...

Early Morning Swimming

Students who wish to improve their swimming can do so by joining Early Morning Swimming sessions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings. Sessions take place from 7:00am to 7:45 and we will start next week. Please see Mr Carberry if you are unsure or have any questions.

Dancers learn lifts

Primary and secondary dance students learned to do the basket lift in class this week. This lift requires the flyer and the lifter to work together to achieve height and momentum. This is a great beginning lift that can build into more advanced lifts in the future.