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!

We Did It!

We Did It!

Grade 3 have worked hard these past two weeks to complete their first Science Fair Projects. It was an extra challenge having to work individually because of being online, but with fabulous support from families, each student has posed and investigated a question,...

Getting back to school on Sunday!!!!

Getting back to school on Sunday!!!!

I am looking forward to seeing everyone face to face next week.  It has been a long two weeks online.  When we get back remember to wear your PE Kit to class, a hat, proper sports shoes, and a water bottle.  We are still keeping our mask on in class and keeping social...

Holy Quran competition

Holy Quran competition

Today, our school received an honor from the Ministry of Education, where our students won advanced positions at the level of North Al Batinah. Congratulations to : Lamar Mohammed Al Mammari G6 Durah Yousuf Al AAbdulsalam G 5 Rawnaq Raid Mohammed Al Rubaii G3

Happy New Year Everybody!

Happy New Year Everybody!

We were excited about seeing each other again this week and feel like we have been on extra adventures listening to each person talk about their Winter Break. Many people had special things to show the class and Emmily enthralled us with her stories and photos from...

Back Online

Back Online

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday.  Ms. Simonds and I had a chance to travel around Oman.  What a beautiful country!  We have been working online the last week and will be online for next week.  Here are some reminders for our online class:...

Applying our Knowledge

Applying our Knowledge

We have been developing our research skills this week by finding information about how we can look after some of the systems of the human body. We are learning to find and summarise information in our own words. We also found that it is important to think about...

Congratulations Grade 3!

Congratulations Grade 3!

Students in Grade 3 have continued to work hard and achieve their best right up to the holidays. We have completed our work on the human body and reviewed the three body systems, which included the skeleton, respiratory and circulation systems. Many of the students in...

Incredible Bodies

Incredible Bodies

Grade 3 have been learning about the circulatory and respiratory systems this week. Students are becoming knowledgeable about the organs that work together in these systems and enjoyed looking at the models made by Al Muatasem and a clay skull made by Fatma. We posed...

New Discoveries in Grade 3

New Discoveries in Grade 3

The grade 3 students have worked hard to learn how the skeleton gives us support and shape, protection and allows us to move. We studied the different joints in the human body and they help us move. During mixed arts with Ms Cary, the class were able to experiment...

Beginning Blended Learning

Beginning Blended Learning

We have survived our first week of blended learning and found ways to adapt to this. At times Grade 3 have shown great care for each other by offering support and encouragement to one another. We are finding ways to work together even though we are separated...

CHOIR & BAND

CHOIR & BAND

We are continuing practicing! Singing and playing at safe distance in the open air for future performances ( hopefully)!

Art: playing with symmetry

Art: playing with symmetry

The grade 3 students explored the concept of symmetry while playing with paint. Giving students time to play with an artistic medium helps them create a knowledge bank of techniques that work for them. As the students explored with paint they became aware of brush...

Digital Citizenship and Primary

Digital Citizenship and Primary

In Information Literacy classes, primary students have started their Digital Citizenship unit. Grade 3 students began investigating and discussing the "Rings of Responsibility" in relation to online behaviors. Grade 4 discussed personal and private information and how...

Libraries Get a Facelift!

Libraries Get a Facelift!

Wow, we have been very busy in the primary and secondary libraries rearranging, organizing, and categorizing! Furniture has been rearranged to allow for easier browsing ( once we are back to normal), along with reading, meeting, and working spaces. Books are...

A Short Week in Grade 3

A Short Week in Grade 3

Grade 3 made the most of the short week. We started the week as always with ‘Buzz Groups’ allowing the students to chat about their weekend in preparation for writing. The class were asked to recount what their partner said. This encourages listening skills because...

Healthy Teeth

Healthy Teeth

We were fortunate to have Dr Carol visit our online classroom to teach us some more about how to care for our teeth. Although we already knew a lot about how to care for our teeth, Dr Carol told us some things that surprised us. We learned that water is the very best...

World Record 1 Mile Challenge

World Record 1 Mile Challenge

Grade 4 students in PE this week were set the challenge of trying to beat the World Record for 1 Mile (1609 meters). This was set by a Morrocan athlete named Hicham El Guerrouj, with an amazing time of 3 minutes 43 Seconds. That's just over 4 laps of our athletic...

A Week to Celebrate

A Week to Celebrate

We thought of many different ways to celebrate Oman’s 50th National Day. We enjoyed dressing in National dress or the colours of the Omani flag and some people made decorations too. We enjoyed painting watermelon slices using water colours and experimented with...

Music lessons in the open air!

Music lessons in the open air!

Since we are back face to face the music lessons, singing and instruments playing has been taking place in the open air! Children are enjoying, singing and having fun while being outside.