Month: November 2014

Helping our students become creative and literate…

The year 1.1 students of Ms Louise Cutajar have been experimenting with paint. During an art and craft lesson, they used different colours of paint to create various patterns. On another occassion the students were asked to bring their favourite toy to school for a show and tell session. During such sessions students are encouraged […]

Theatre in Education… X’se Ndoqqu?

On the 19th November 2014, the year 5.2 students of Ms Sharon Calleja, went on an extremely interesting outing at the Drama Unit in Blata l-Bajda. First the children talked about musical instruments and how they are played. They mentioned the wind instruments, strings and percussions. Then, they played a game called Maestro where they […]

Social Studies Fieldwork

On 13th November 2014, the year 5.2 students of Ms Sharon Calleja, went to Masaxlokk. This outing was related to their social studies fieldwork. At Marsaxlokk the students saw and talked about many things related to fishing and acquaculture. Student were given a booklet to work out and fill and while storlling around Marsaxlokk to […]

Entrepreneurship

As part of the entrepreneurship project 2014 the year 5.2 students of Ms Calleja were divided in groups or pairs. They were asked to come up with a project on a topic of their choice. During the 3 sessions carried out in the school hall by Mr Max Bartolo, the children discussed and planned their […]

Exploring verbs… The Present Continuous

During one of the Language lessons, the year 5.2 students of Ms Sharon Calleja talked about the present continuous. The learning intention was clearly displayed on the board and the class talked about what the present continuous and when it is used. A powerpoint followed to help students understand this topic better. The presentation served to allow […]

Enhancing speaking skills…

During an English lesson, the year 5.2 students of Ms Sharon Calleja, talked about sports and the equipment needed to practice various sport disciplines. The students then talked about which sport they would like to do, and why, in pairs. A class discussion followed this activity to further enhance the students speaking skills.

Doubling and Halving…

The year 5.2 students of Ms Sharon Calleja did a series of Mathematics lessons about doubling and halving. Since the lessons were held close to Halloween, during one of our lessons the student played an on-line game called Ghost Blasters. They were then given a number and they had to find the ghost which had […]

Science Experiments…

During a Science lesson the yr 5.2 students of Ms Ssaron Calleja talked about the scientific process and how experiments should be conducted. The students carried out an experiment with a glass of water, some salt and an egg. First the children were asked to predict what would happen to the egg if was to […]

Fieldwork at Valletta

The year 6 students of Ms Raisa Cutajar and Ms Ingrid Frendo went for an educational outing at Valletta. During their visit in the capital city of Malta, the students did fieldwork related to the social studies syllabus. This was an excellent hands-on learning opportunity for students.

First Aid Training and use of a Defibrillator…

A number of educators and SMT members from various colleges attended a course on CPR (Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation) and use of AED (defibrillator – donated to the school by courtesy of Maratona bir-Roti 2014 campaign oraganised by San Gorg Preca College) at St Nicholas College Mġarr Primary. The course was organized by the non-governmental organisation […]