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18Nov

When Years 3 & 4 go to Paris….

For our unit on the Eiffel Tower, years 3 and 4 had the chance to learn how to draw the famous monument with Mercy Kagia, a Kenyan artist who organised exhibitions in Nairobi, Germany, South Corea and Italy. After learning a lot about its construction, we invited the students to a virtual trip on the Eiffel Tower thanks to VR Cardboards. What an amazing experience! They loved it and asked for more!! ...

18Nov

Investigators Entry Point

For the Entry Point to our new IPC unit we took on the role of investigators. First we were detectives at a crime scene and had to consider the evidence to work out who committed a crime. We then asked yes/no questions to investigate who different characters were. After that we took and analysed each other’s fingerprints. Finally we did some critical thinking to solve riddles. We really enjoyed our Entry Point and are excited to get started on our...

15Nov

Research – data – graphs – charts!

This week we combined a number of skills to a large extend – math, IPC, research and ICT. In IPC we used atlases to answer a number of geography related questions, in math we learned how to transfer the collected data into a bar chart, which we then perfected in Excel. Lastly, we looked the same information up on the internet to see how accurate our map reading skills were. ...

15Nov

Virtual Trip to Germany for St. Martin’s Day!

As part of our current I.P.C. unit, we have been “traveling” around the world to learn about the Societies of our Home Countries. On Monday, we had the opportunity to visit the European country of Germany and learned about the traditions and celebrations for St. Martin’s Day! Enjoy the photos and please note that they may make you feel hungry. 😉 ...