Our Class Blogs
Lower Pre-Primary - Ms Laura
They could barely stop talking about them...!
During this IPC unit we have learned much about the amazing world of bears. Children are always curious about animals and bears are an interesting and fun one to focus on! They could barely stop talking about them...!
Our entry point for this unit was a teddy bears’ picnic at school. Children were allowed to bring a teddy bear from home for the entire unit starting by joining our! As a snack, the children made their own sandwiches, which of course made them double delicious!
During this unit, roll playing was a key element. The children listened to the story of Goldilocks and the three bears and then role played it. For a whole week, the story kept being played over and over. The children never seemed to have enough! Later on, we removed the props and introduced the four puppets. The children loved using the puppets to tell the story.
Throughout these weeks we have learned much about bears: the different kinds there are, where they live, what they eat, about hibernation, … Very exciting things to learn!
During sports the students went on a bear hunt. They had to swim, jump and...Read the full article
Lower Primary - Ms Cristi - Ms Julieta, Lower-Primary - Ms Julieta, Lower-Primary - Ms Cristi
Green Screen Super Stars!
Welcome back to Lower Primary’s Blog!
The weather starts to change, springtime is slowly making its way and in the meantime the children in Lower Primary are also developing and growing. We are amazed to see how much our class has been learning this term!
This time around we dipped our toes in a novel visual-effect and post-production technique: The Green Screen.
The children were fascinated and intrigued by it, and to take full advantage of it we made our School Assembly Presentation about the Green Screen based on our IPC project ‘ We are what we eat’!
The result was amazing and everybody was very impressed with all the special effects the class managed to present. Good job everybody!
This term the children also learned about plants, how they grow and the vital role they play in our planet.
The last Friday of February the whole school showed their support to BedNet and we came to school in our pyjamas. It was a very cosy and comfortable day!
We would also like to welcome Siya, our new student in Year 2. Siya comes from India and has adapted...Read the full article
Middle Primary - Ms Erica & Ms. Anelda
Sculpture and Art
We are thrilled to report that this term has been both exciting and productive, and we want to share some of the highlights with you all!
In Year 4 Numeracy, we have been focusing on the addition and subtraction of larger numbers. We have been honing our skills in both mental strategies and written methods, applying these techniques to add and subtract numbers with up to four digits. Additionally, we have been studying fractions, learning how to identify and find equivalent fractions.
During our morning reading rotations, we have been actively improving our comprehension skills. We have been reading a variety of texts and practicing techniques like questioning, making connections, and summarizing what we have read. It has been amazing to observe the progress we have made since the start of the school year.
In writing this term we continued to explore ancient Egyptian myths. Working in groups we have been writing our stories collaboratively, bringing our own creative flair to each narrative. We then set to work illustrating our tales, bringing the fantastical characters and settings to life. After...Read the full article
Upper-Primary - Mr Jamie
Ancient Wonders and Artistic Adventures
Hello friends and families!
We are excited to share with you our latest adventure as we continue to nurture the creativity and curiosity of our young minds. Recently, we had the pleasure of visiting the Royal Museum of Art and History in Brussels, where we explored their fascinating exhibition on past civilizations. This immersive experience allowed our students to delve into the rich history and artistic expressions of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, expanding their understanding of the world and its diverse cultures.
During our time at the museum, our children embraced their inner "classical architects" by noting some of the most iconic and celebrated buildings from these ancient civilizations. With enthusiasm and teamwork, back in class they built impressive models of the Circus Maximus, the Coliseum, the Pantheon, and the Parthenon, demonstrating their creativity and newfound appreciation for the architectural genius of the past.
In our History lessons, we delved deeper into the stories that these magnificent structures tell about life in the past. Our students learned about the everyday...Read the full article
Upper Pre-Primary - Ms Marianne
IPC Unit on Bears
IPC Unit On Bears
The Glitter Class
Lower Pre-Primary - Ms Laura
For the last weeks the friends at Lower Pre-Primary have been learning about clothes and it’s been quite a journey! Being winter, children have lots of work putting their own clothes on. Gloves, hats, scarfs, shoes, and jackets can be a tricky thing for our youngest friends! For this reason, it was a fascinating unit for them.
For our entry point, we wore our favourite clothes to school. We talked about why we like those clothes so much and carefully looked at each other’s clothes.
During this unit, we were able to see clothes from around the world and try some on. We learned that people are different and sometimes like to wear different clothes. Despite that, we learned that we still have a lot in common no matter what we wear!
Children leaned about weaving and even gave it a try themselves! We learned as well about why people wear clothes and explored the different types of fabrics there are. We connected clothes to the weather and the seasons. Here the children had to pack their own suitcases for either a summer holiday at the beach or a winter one at a snowy location.
We read ‘All bodies are cool...Read the full article
IPC, Lower Primary, We are what we eat, Year 1, Year 2, Lower-Primary - Ms Julieta, Lower-Primary - Ms Cristi
We are what we eat
The first two months of 2023 have flown by! In Lower Primary, we have been busy becoming independent and responsible learners.
We are currently working on our new unit of enquiry ‘We are what we eat’. In We Are What We Eat, we are learning about the vital role of food in sustaining human life. To kick off our project we talked about the different food groups and how to...Read the full article