Start of Half Days

On Monday 3rd June all primary school and kindergarten students will be on half days. School will start as usual at 8:30 am. Dismissal will be as follows:

  • Kindergarten at 12:00 pm (noon)
  • Primary students at 12:15 pm

May we remind parents that from Monday 3rd June there will be Club 3 to 16 immediately after school.

Theatre in Education – The Happy Prince

Last Friday year 1 students visited San Anton Gardens for a Theatre in Education experience. They watched a play called The Happy Prince acted by specialised drama teachers. The students were involved by playing the part of the crowd in the story.

School Development Programme Day

On the 13th May 2019, students had no school because teachers were involved in the School Development Programme session. During this session, teachers were given a programme that they had to follow:

Afterwards, they were addressed by the Head of School and the Senior Management Team about subjects that need to be addressed to improve the school’s ethos:

Mr Deguara, assistant head, delivered a lecture on the results obtained from the questionnaires answered by parents and staff:

Afterwards the teachers were divided into groups to work on particular topics such as discipline, and resources for effective teaching and learning:

Following lunch in the hall, discussions in groups resumed. This time the staff disucussed communication between the school and stakeholders. A plenary session followed until 14:30 hrs.

Reading Stars – Visit to Rome

Krista Tedesco, a student in yr 5.1, has been selected as one of the Reading Stars. This morning during assembly she read an essay about an experience she had in Rome with the other Reading Stars from Malta.

Teach Your Baby to Read

Babies are born with a natural tendency to develop language and communicative abilities. Babies can hear sounds before they are born. This is a major asset for developing literacy skills and it is very important that parents and guardians be aware of how to communicate with the babies and what books are suitable for storytelling. In order to help parents/guardians be aware of these facts, the National Literacy Agency will be organising a series of talks for would-be parents. The talks will be held at the Parentcraft Section, Mater Dei Hospital according to the following  schedules:

In Maltese:

In English:

For further information and in order to apply for the talks please phone  2598 2999 or send an email to aqra.storja@ilearn.edu.mt. 

 

Kid’s Fest 2019

On Tuesday 30th April the school organised a Kid’s Fest. The students at all levels went through very exciting events on the day as the school invited experts in music, dance and face-painting to perform and involve the kids in performance too. Here are some photos: