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What’s on this week

On Monday 17th December, year 6 students will be visiting Valletta.

A Basketball Awareness session will be held on Monday 17th at 1:00 pm in the schoolyard for year 3 students.

A Basketball Session will be held for those children who applied for as follows:

  • Monday 17th December, and
  • Wednesday 19th December

Both Sessions start at 2:30 pm, weather permitting.

  • On Monday 17th December there will be after school-storytelling sessions in the library for children 0-3 years at 4.15pm.

On Tuesday 18th December there will be two concerts as follows:

  • 9:30 am – Year 1 concert
  • 10:30 am – Year 2 concert

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The series of sessions Ghidli Storja will carry on in year 3 classes on Tuesday 18th December. The sessions will take place as follows:

  • 10:30 am – Yr 3.1
  • 11:25 am – Yr 3.2
  • 12:45 pm – Yr 3.3

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On Wednesday 19th December, Years 3 and 4 will be giving a Christmas concert as follows:

  • 9:30 am – year 3
  • 10:30 am – year 4

A holy Mass celebration will take place on Thursday 20th December for years 1 to 6. The holy celebration will take place in the school hall.

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On Thursday 20th December, after the 10:30 am Holy Mass celebration members from the Students Council will present the items gathered for Hope for Paws to officers invited for this occasion.

On Friday 21st December all classes will be having a Christmas party in class. The party will be over by 12:00 pm (noon).

Transport on Friday 21st December will pick up children from school at 12:00 pm (noon).

 

 

 For further information re the school’s calendar of events please view Calendar.

Beebot Activity – K 1.1 & K 1.2

BeeBots are used in the curriculum to help children start coding at an early age. Here are some photos of the activity that took place in K 1.1 and K 1.2:

Family Coding at the Library

The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills is once again launching the Family
Coding initiative in collaboration with the Malta Libraries. Parents/Guardians are invited to
participate in FREE coding sessions together with their children (age 8 – 11). During the workshop, which will take at the Central Library, Floriana, adults will be assisted by their children to help discover ways in which they can learn to code through play! Participants will experience an educational family-oriented session introducing computational thinking concepts through hands-on activities involving amongst others, the use of the OTPC tablet. The scope of these family-focused workshops is to introduce parents to coding concepts which may be alien to adults. During the workshop, adults will be assisted by their children whilst learning how
to create an interactive story.

The sessions are free, but space is limited, so please sign up today! You’ll be coding with your kids in no time! Register for a session: http://bit.ly/familycoding. The Directorate for Digital Literacy and Transversal Skills is also inviting volunteers who would like to help with the organisation and delivery of such coding sessions for adults and children. Training and resources will be provided. Interested adults can apply via http://tinyurl.com/coachcode

World Children’s Day 2018

20th November was world children’s day. At school, we commemorated the event by putting up the banner and also by having children reading some of their rights and duties. Here are some photos:

Year 1 – visit to Buskett – linking nature to the Curriculum

As part of the curriculum, year 1 students visited Buskett. The aim behind the visit was to integrate nature into the curriculum; learning takes place everywhere and observation aids remembering. Besides seeing all the trees and plants children could observe other animals which live in the countryside and in the little forest. Besides that, the visit was also beneficial in helping the little people to socialise in a different atmosphere outside the classroom.

Here are some photos of the visit:

Heritage Malta Event for Adults – Lemuria – Pagans, Deaths and Spirits

An animated tour around parts of the St Paul’s Catacombs that will shed some light on the Romans’ belief towards death & evil spirits.

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Lemuria – Pagans, Deaths and Spirits
On Saturday 17th November at St Paul’s Catacombs

An animated tour around parts of the St Paul’s Catacombs that will shed some light on the Romans’ belief towards death, evil spirits and how to get rid of them. The event will also see the participation of Malta Paranormal, whom you will be able to join on their search for paranormal activities.

Roman snacks and nibbles will be served after the tours.

Please note that two performances will take place: at 19:00 and at 20:00hrs.

TICKETS are available at €20 per person, HM members at €15. Tickets available from all Heritage Malta museums and site, & ONLINE (https://shop.heritagemalta.org/index.asp) .

Please note that tickets are available on a first come, first served basis.

Visitors are advised to wear comfortable clothing and, if possible, to bring along a torch.

THIS EVENT IS NOT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. Participants must be 16 years and over.