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Week 6

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Good afternoon and welcome to Week 6.


Our Learning
This week we are continuing to develop the structure of our persuasive paragraphs where we are focused on PEEing in our paragraphs (Point, Explain, Example). In Maths, we are learning about collecting and interpreting data. In Science, we have been exploring how our shadows change throughout the day with our own 'Mary Poppins' moments.






Harmony Day.  March 29th 2019. Dear Parents, We need you….. On the 29th of March the students of Our Lady of the Cape Primary School will celebrate Harmony Day. 
It is our aim to support the development of respect and appreciation for cultures other than their own in the students. To do this we would like to immerse the children in a rich variety of experiences that include food, music, visual arts and the development of a knowledge base of the cultural traditions of others.
Information is always best coming from those who have experienced the learning first hand so we are asking parents help out o…

Week 5

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Good afternoon and welcome to Week 5.

Last Friday we were luck enough to join in the Clean Up Australia day where we learned about and showed how we can CARE for  this wonderful environment of ours.



Our Learning
This week we are continuing to develop the structure of our persuasive paragraphs where we are focused on PEEing in our paragraphs (Point, Explain, Example). In Maths, we are working on Money having completed working on addition using place value. 

Harmony Day.  March 29th 2019. Dear Parents, We need you….. On the 29th of March the students of Our Lady of the Cape Primary School will celebrate Harmony Day. 
It is our aim to support the development of respect and appreciation for cultures other than their own in the students. To do this we would like to immerse the children in a rich variety of experiences that include food, music, visual arts and the development of a knowledge base of the cultural traditions of others.
Information is always best coming from those who have experi…

Week 3

Good afternoon and welcome to Week 3.

Congratulations to those Reconciliation candidates and Prayer Buddies that came along to our family mass and Reconciliation Enrollment Service on Saturday night.  Thanks for the great feedback and well done to kids on their commitment and behaviour afterwards.

Our Learning
This week we will be working on writing persuasive paragraphs. We have been learning about modality and will use this to be more persuasive in our writing. In Maths, we are working on place value and how we can flexibly use this to help answer questions.  Your child should have brought home their model that shows the way the earth and moon move in the sky.

Homework
Children have glued their spelling and reading logs into their homework books.  Please support your child to complete their 10 minutes reading per night and their spelling words. Students also have their mental maths  book in which to complete Unit 3 this week.  
If your child is struggling with their homework due to unders…

Week 2

Good afternoon and welcome to Week 2.
Hopefully everyone was able to enjoy the sun over the weekend.

Homework
Children have glued their spelling and reading logs into their homework books.  Please support your child to complete their 10 minutes reading per night and their spelling words. Students also have their mental maths  book in which to complete Unit 2 this week.  
If your child is struggling with their homework due to understanding, please let me know.  

Reminders

Reconciliation Workshop - This will be held on Wednesday 13th February beginning at 5:30pm. This workshop includes activities that involve you and your child working together on a number of small activities.  Attendance at this meeting is compulsory for those students that are receiving this Sacrament. If you and your child are unable to attend, you will need to make an appointment with Fr Ian to go through the program.  If your child is not receiving the Sacrament, you and your child are more than welcome to join us.  Plea…

Reconciliation Workshop and Commitment Mass

Good afternoon parents.
This year, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be undertaken in Term 1.  Your children have commenced learning about and preparation for this Sacrament.  The majority of the preparation occurs within school time, although there are two sessions that are required to be attended prior to the Sacrament.
Reconciliation Workshop - This will be held on Wednesday 13th February beginning at 5:30pm. This workshop includes activities that involve you and your child working together on a number of small activities.  Attendance at this meeting is compulsory for those students that are receiving this Sacrament. If you and your child are unable to attend, you will need to make an appointment with Fr Ian to go through the program.  If your child is not receiving the Sacrament, you and your child are more than welcome to join us.  Please let me know if you will be attending for catering and logistical purposes.
Reconciliation Commitment Mass - This will be held on Saturday 16th …

Welcome to 3Mc

Welcome to the 2019 school year, and especially welcome to Year 3Mc.  Hopefully you have a wonderful and refreshing school holidays!  This blog will be used as one of the many forms of communication this year, so please check regularly.

Homework
Children have set up their homework scrapbooks which will come home today.  This week homework consists of a reading log and their mental maths homework book Unit 1.  Students should read for at least 10 minutes per night and spend 10 minutes per night on their mental maths.  Please complete the reading log in their scrapbooks to record their reading. If your child is struggling with their homework due to understanding, please let me know.  

Swimming lessons - Lessons will be during week 7.  I will send further information closer to the date. 

Sport uniform - Our sport days are Wednesday and Friday.  Wednesday your child should wear the teal sport uniform and Friday is Faction T-shirt day.  We will be sharing sport with the other Year 3 class.

On a…

Week 9

Good afternoon parents,

I cannot believe that we are in the last week of Year Three for 2018... the whole year has  gone very fast and we have watched your children grow into beautiful, mature, capable and motivated students! Ihave loved working with them and have been an absolute pleasure to teach!


REMINDERS - WEEK 9
Vinny's Donations - Our tub is located in the wet area. If you can please make any small donation of toiletry items it will go a long way to helping make someone's Christmas very special. These hampers will be put together and handed over at assembly on Friday morning.

Books To Go Home - We ask the each child bring a green bag or plastic bag to school this week so they can take home their books from the year. 

Christmas Concert - On Wednesday at 5.30pm, the entire school will be getting together to celebrate the Year 6 Graduation, the Christmas concert performed by the Year 5's and each year group will be presenting the 2018 Making Jesus Real CARE award and the su…