Year 1

12 Sep

Buddy Reading

This week One Jinja enjoyed some buddy reading time with Five Karuma. The older students demonstrated patience, cooperation, adaptability and resilience whilst reading to their younger peers. ...

04 Sep

Egg Experiment

Last week we conducted some experiments in Year One, looking at how fragile our brain is and why we need to protect it. We discussed what was around our brain to keep it safe, before wrapping 2 eggs in a variety of materials to simulate the fluid and the skull. The children then took it in turns running with the container (the skull). The eggs remained intact, which surprised the children. We then took out the protective materials and returned...

04 Sep

Active Mathematics in 1R!

Year One Rwenzori has been enjoying using manipulatives to learn and demonstrate their understanding of a wide variety of Mathematical concepts such as Number Sense, Patterns, Ordinal Numbers, and Geometry! Here are some photos that show our active learning and cooperation skills at work… ...

31 May

Maps And Islands

This week we immersed ourselves in geography in year one. We studied different trade routes pirates traveled in the past, we looked at climate and weather around the world and we designed and mapped our own islands, making a key for its geographical features. ...

24 May

This week year one children enjoyed revising their knowledge of measurements. We looked at non-standard as well as standard ways of measuring distance, height, weight and capacity. We understand that there are different units that we use for measuring, like centimeters, m eters, liters or grams and kilograms. ...

21 May

Compass Skills

We are building our map-reading skills in Geography and learning to use tools such as a compass as part of our “Treasure Island” IPC topic. Here are some photos of our 1 Rwenzori students using compasses to find various items in the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western areas of our campus. ...

21 May

Lunchboxes for Healthy Pirates

Diving into History, as part of our IPC topic “Treasure Island,” we researched the foods that pirates ate. Then, we sorted them into two groups: Healthy and Unhealthy. To demonstrate our knowledge and understanding, we planned, designed, and built “Healthy Pirate Lunchboxes” for our Technology project!    ...