Students were able to experience fractions through different hands-on activities such as using flashcards to identify half and whole, preparing a smoothie, cutting wooden fruit in two halves, making a fruit platter and sharing it, playing games and making jigsaw puzzles, making a sandwich and sharing it, etc.
Students had the opportunity of a 3 day work placement which was held at Qrendi Local Council. The students had the chance to practice several office skills such as, using the photocopier and filing. On the whole, it has been a very fruitful experience.
Some of The EkoSkola committee together with other students from our school, did some indoor and outdoor activities this week. The main purpose of these activities was the integration of technology in our school life.
Last week students and staff of Class 4 visited Malta Chocolate Factory in Bugibba. With the help of Veronica, our host from the factory, the students had the opportunity to make a chocolate heart and design it with different chocolates and sweets. She also explained the process of chocolate making. After the visited we grabbed the opportunity to walk along the Bugibba promenade.
On the 11th of March, Education Minister, Owen Bonnici paid a visit to our school where he met various students and staff and got to see the work that we do with our beloved students.
The Ekoskola committee team students together with Sue Mifsud, our pottery tutor, accepted the invitation of the Mtarfa Local Council to visit the Mtarfa Woodland. Our students where shown how to plant herbs and how to take care of them. The students presented pots made by the them to Council Secretary Josette Micallef. Our students enjoyed the explanation and hands on experience done by Mr Benjamin Camilleri.
During the PSCD lessons, students had the chance to experiment with shaving foam. This was part of the lessons related to shaving body hair.
After the laundry activities, students are experiencing separating clothes by size, folding them and putting them properly in the wardrobe.
Students learning about Bee Bots. They are experimenting different surfaces such as, concrete, wood, plastic, grass and soil. They are testing the ones that work and the ones that don’t and why. This lesson is party of the Dinja Wahda project.
During the design and technology lessons the students had the opportunity to do some printing on textiles. They stuck the fabric on a piece of card and did some threading using wool.