Year 1

21May

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. ...

21May

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!    ...

17May

Pirate adventures

This week Year 1 went on a class trip to Entebbe Sailing Club. We found a mysterious bottle on the beach, with a hidden message inside. The message gave us some hints and clues about what we had to do to show our pirate skills. We then split up into four groups and we did four very exciting activities. We learned how to tie knots, we built a pirate catapult, we took part in a swimming race and last but...

03May

Treasure Island Entry Point

Year 1 has had an exciting Entry Point to our new IPC unit ‘Treasure Island’.  Together with Year 2 we split up into four groups and we did four different pirate activities. We had to decode a coded pirate message, design a pirate flag, construct a pirate ship and finally participate in a race for treasure. It was a fun way to enter our last unit this academic year!