Literacy Day – My favourite character

Children dressed up as their favourite book character. They got their favourite book and read a part of the story or recited the story in short as a part of the weekly Show and Tell. After they drew their favourite character and wrote a sentence about their favourite book. Sumbitted by Ms Marilyn Bugeja, Yr 1.1

Out and about…

Year 1 students enjoyed a fieldwork session in one of the gems of our beautiful locality. The day started off by walking to the Mgarr square for the Maths trail. A short break followed and children enjoyed some time at the swings. On the way to school they visited Ta’ Ħaġrat Temples and continued their […]


Din il-ġimgħa, it-tfal tal-ewwel sena kienu qegħdin jitkellmu dwar is-sillabi u kif ser jinqasmu biex jgħinuhom fil-qari. Huma għarfu li f’kull sillaba jkun hemm vokali waħda u l-ittri doppji qatt ma jistgħu ikunu fl-istess sillaba. Dan sar kollu b’eżerċizzju ħafif meta bl-imqass qasmu numru ta’ leħħiet li kienu għamlu huma stess. Xogħol ta’ Ms Marilyn […]

Maths Trail at School

Today Year 1 children participated in a school Maths trail. They went round the school to count steps, find shapes, count fire extinguishers, observe height of trees and objects, and order numbers amongst other activities. Whilst learning numeracy, the students enjoyed the outdoors. This activity provided for a meaningful hands-on experience. Submitted by Ms Marilyn […]

Walking Water & Mixing Colours

We started the experiment by filling up 4 clear cups with coloured food colour (Red, yellow, blue and another one with red) and put them about 4 inches apart. Then we put another 3 clear empty cups in between. We grabbed 6 strips of paper towels and placed one end of the each paper towel […]


In class we introduced the topic ‘Weight’. After talking about what they knew about the topic, children were asked to take out their drinking bottles and go around the class to find objects which were lighter and heavier than their bottles. They enjoyed this hands on activity as they could clearly understand the difference between […]

Outdoor Estimation

Today we went outside to estimate the number of objects we have in the school yard. Children estimated the number of trees, steps, number of windows. They wrote their estate on the whiteboard and then counted to check the exact amount of objects. Submitted by Ms Marilyn Bugeja, Yr 1.1 Class Teacher

Learning through experience

Children started learning about capacity. They learnt new vocabulary related to the topic: full and empty, nearly empty, half full, half empty and nearly empty.  They were give containers and were asked to fill them up in different amounts, and put them in order. Children were then asked to get their containers from home. They could […]

English Literacy

In our class, children are learning new letters and vocabulary in English. They often participate in games and activities which enhance their learning activities. In this activity children matched a picture card to the corresponding initial letter written on bottle caps. In another game the children played a memory game where they needed to match […]

Banana and Oats Cookies

Children learnt that preparing healthy treats can be easy! For these banana cookies, they only needed to mash a banana and add some oats. Then, they added some raising and cinnamon. They left the mixture to sit for about 10 minutes and rolled the mixture into balls. These were flattened out and put them in […]