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14Nov

The Hanukkah Story- retold by Noa ( Amalia’s Mum) and our student Amalia

The Story of Hanukkah A long, long time ago in the land of Israel, the most special place for the Jewish people was the Temple (synagogue) in Jerusalem. The Temple contained many beautiful objects, including a tall, golden menorah. Unlike menorahs of today, this one had seven (rather than nine) branches. Instead of being lit by candles or light bulbs, this menorah burned oil. Every evening, oil would be poured into the cups that sat on top of the menorah. The...

14Nov

Virtual Trip to Israel

Today Year One was lucky enough to board the plane and head on a virtual trip to Israel. We visited the four seas, including the Red Sea, the Dead Sea, the Sea of Galilee and finally the Mediterranean Sea. Each Sea had its own wonders and specialty. The children experienced the Dead Sea mud on their hands, tried some homemade hummus, enjoyed an ice-lolly, as that is what you do when on the beach in Tel Aviv and tried their...

14Nov

Virtual Trip to China

On Tuesday afternoon Year One went on a virtual trip to China. We saw many beautiful sites, tasted some of the local cuisine and learnt the art of Kung Fu from a Master. ...

12Nov

Making a seismograph

In our IPC unit ‘Active Planet’, we’ve been learning all about earthquakes. Today in our lesson we did a D&T project and made our own seismographs. A seismograph is an instrument used to detect and record earthquakes. It is made of a mass attached to a fixed base. During an earthquake, the base moves and the mass does not. Here are some photos of our designs so far.   ...