Category: Year 5

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 […]

Marsaxlokk Fieldwork

On Thursday 13th November 2014 the two Year 5 classes went to Marsaxlokk to carry out a Social Studies fieldwork exercise valid for their half yearly exams. Much to our delight, it was a surprisingly hot and sunny morning, presenting ideal conditions to explore this picturesque fishing village. The children took their job very seriously […]

Timetable Half Yearly Exams February 2015

Below is the timetable for half yearly exams to be held in February 2015. Kindly note that his timetable has been updated.  

Young Entrepreneurs

Heads of School and Principals from India visited St Nicholas College Mgarr Primary to observe an entrepreneurship lesson with Year 5 pupils.  The pupils were involved in a college based project “Our Community” where they had to produce written articles later to be published in the College magazine.  In these sessions the pupils learnt about […]

Marathon Walk 2014

On Tuesday 29th April 2014 the school embarked on a Marathon Walk. The children had been given sponsor sheets with the aim of collecting funds for the school council. This Marathon Walk was linked to Science Fieldwork which was co-ordinated by the science teacher, Ms Charmaine Mifsud, together with the class teachers. Year 3 to […]

The Malta National Aquarium…Educational Outing

On Monday 17th March 2014 the two Year 5 classes visited the Malta National Aquarium in Qawra. It was an extraordinary experience walking around the passageways of this virtual underwater environment whilst admiring the various species of fish and other marine life so skilfully gathered in this one place. The children could hardly contain their […]

Birgu & Marsaxlokk educational outing

On Friday 21st February 2014 the two Year 5 classes went to visit two important places in the south of Malta: the old city of Birgu and Marsaxlokk fishing village.  In Birgu they toured the characteristic narrow streets and identified a number of historical buildings and monuments. They visited the Inquisitor’s Palace (where there was […]