CALS (Community and Life Skills) is held fortnightly on a Tuesday afternnon. Students are allocated into a group of students from grades 3—6 and participate in an activity with each teacher supervising a different activity. Some of the activities include: Science experiments, 3D printing, robotics, community groups and gardening.
Students will also participate in a peer support program. This is a peer led program that empowers young people to support each other and contribute positively to society.
Students attend three specialist lessons per week. These are; Science, Physical Education Music and Performing Arts.
Instrumental Music classes take place on Mondays.
Reading: We will continue to build upon our reading comprehension strategies, spelling and grammar. We are focusing upon the CAFE Reading strategies and the author’s purpose
Writing: Students will be learning how to write a coherent explanation text and poetry. Students participate in the Big Write every Monday morning.
Students have individualised spelling lists and should be practiced at home as well as nightly reading.
Aldercourt Primary School employs a speech therapist. He is currently screening all Aldercourt students.
This term students will be learning their long vowels, suffixes and will continue with digraphs and trigraphs as part of the Multi-Sensory Structured (MSL) spelling program
Students visit the library every Tuesday. They are able to borrow a book to take home.
This term grade 3 will be focusing on Place Value
Please ensure to have your student practice their 2, 3, 5 and 10 times tables.
The Digital Technologies curriculum enables students to become confident and creative developers of digital solutions through the application of information systems and specific ways of thinking about problem solving.
This term students will be learning how to source appropriate material on web based programs.