A very interesting scheme has been officially launched by BDL and the National Literacy Agency with the aim of encouraging students to read more books. The Minister of Education, the Honourable Evarist Bartolo, attended the ceremony.
The Kindergarten students welcomed the Minister of Education in the school foyer with a lively song and then presented him with a painting that was prepared by the students themselves under the guidance of Ms Joanne Galea, Kindergarten Assistant.
The year 3 students sang the song, Books Are Fun, followed by a play, Il-Gost tal-Qari prepared by the year 2.1 students of Ms Janice Vella Muscat. Later a new book written and illustrated by Ms Angele Haber, Learning Support Assistant, was presented to the school. BDL representatives, sponsoring this new scheme, explained that students will be given a one euro voucher for a every library book they read. These vouchers can be exchanged for books at any BDL outlet.
The school would like to extend its gratitude to Mr David Muscat, Chairperson of the National Literacy Agency, for choosing our school to launch this new scheme.
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The Yr 2.2 students of Ms Stephanie Azzopardi prepared a special assembly. The topic chosen was habitats. During the assembly students role played various animals coming from different habitats and explained the importance of preserving such habitats.
Green Club students, under the tutelage of Ms Rodgers, assistant head, came up with an interesting initiative held during Parents’ Day. The Green Club students sold smoothies and papaya seeds. Apart from promoting a healthy lifestyle, the students made use of the proceeds to purchase seeds and pots to nurture the school’ s front garden. Flowers and other seedlings have been sewn in the soil and/or pots. The school now boasts of a colourful front garden. Well done to the Green Club students for this initiative 🙂
Wasteserv invited our school to participate in an environmental awareness event held at the Mgarr Day Centre.
The year 6 together students, accompanied by Ms Rodgers, Assistant Head, visited this Day Centre.
Students mingled with the old folk and asking them about reducing, reusing and recycling in the old days. The students enjoyed chatting with the elderly while learning more about their elderly. The elderly were very pleased to be visited by our young students and willingly shared information.
The second round of “The Magic of Stories” is currently underway. Ms Pat, animator from the National Literacy Agency, visits the school on a weekly basis to animate stories for the kindergarten students. Parents are invited to join these sessions.
The K1.1 students of Ms Joanne, prepared some sausage rolls. After making the dough the had to open the dough using a rolling pin. They placed sausages and rolled them up in the dough. The sausage rolls were cooked in the oven
The Yr 2.1 students of Ms Janice visited the Esplora Science Centre. During their visit the students participated in an interesting Chemistry workshop during which they experimented with colours. The students had time to explore the centre and learn more about various scientific facts.
The K1.2 students of Ms Josianne had a story telling session about animals in the jungle. Following this session student made a jungle scene with the aim of learning about colours. The student also prepared various animal cut outs which were used for role play.