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12 Jun

Whole school IPC Entry Point

Last week we had a whole school Entry Point for our water unit. Children and teachers participated in a ‘walk a mile with water’ activity, which taught us to appreciate the hard work children and adults around the world have to do in order to get water in their houses. The children also learned about the water cycle and they made their own hands-free hand washing devices. Lastly, the children in MP2 did an experiment, to find out what happens...

04 Jun

Online learning in art

In year 5 students have been creative in art lessons during our online learning journey. They learnt about different art styles, movements and techniques. Here is our Year 5 art gallery.                                             Abstract art by Xavier                                                 ...

03 Jun

Online learning in art

Students in Year 2 were very creative during our online learning journey in art. They learned about the life and work of famous artists and used their artworks as an inspiration for their own work. Art inspired by Claude Monet The waterlily pond by Yehonatan The waterlily pond by Erica The waterlily pond by Carla The waterlily pond by Bunny The waterlily pond by Futura T he waterlily pond by Simba Abstract art inspired by Klee The fish by Simba The magic tree inspired by Klimt By Futura By Yehonatan By...

08 May

The Nature of Life, Speech and Time

  This week the children have been doing some wonderful research into how different plants and animals show the 7 signs of life. They also taught me a lot about different types of eggs and presented their findings wonderfully in Slideshow and Powerpoint presentations. We have also been making clocks and learning how to tell the time accurately, as well as using our clocks to solve problems with the passage of time. Something that I think is particularly tricky! In English the children...

25 Apr

Nothing can stop us from learning

As we are waiting for Uganda’s lockdown restrictions to be lifted, we transferred our learning online. Although we do not get to see each other physically, this week we had daily group lessons on Hangout, and each child has had a chance to meet their class teacher individually. Our children wrote letters to each other, in which they practiced using conjunctions, adverbs, and paragraphs. For our IPC entry point, the children made bird feeders – we are now waiting for...

24 Mar

Go For Gold!

Our MP2 children showed an enormous amount of resilience and adaptability last week when we moved our production up by a few days. They performed ‘Go For Gold’ three times in the space of two days, teaching children, parents, and teachers about the history of the Olympics. It was a spectacular show which will live in our memories for a long time!           ...

26 Feb

Footprints from the past

In art lessons in Year 3 students learned how to make a dinosaur using only cardboard and paint. They had to join the different parts of the dinosaur in such a way that it could stand. Students also looked at skin patterns of dinosaurs and created their own as a result.   ...