Tiny Teen Science Cafe- 4 amazing scientists….and lots of excited kids…..and parents too..

The concept behind Tiny Teen Science Cafe’ is to provide our children with a hands-on experience in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics) subject with the aim to introduce more students to STEM Careers.  Tiny Teen Science Cafe’ was organised in collaboration of  the Directorate for Learning & Assessment Programmes DCLE.  More info in the Presentation below.

Parents’ Presentation

This week in class- 20-23 March

Year4s- Creative Writing Session with Parents

Dinja Wahda- Installation of Bird Table- Ms Maria Sammut

Ms Cutajar- Yr5.3

Maths trail and Train Ride in Vittoriosa

Ms Jacqueline/Ms Dolores- K1

Heavy and light activities and maths journal

Ms Jeanette- Yr6

Mr Owen- Yr5

Birgu Maths trail and train ride

Ms Stephanie- K2

Maths Activities Ms Josette- Yr2

Maths through stories – ‘It’s my birthday!’ – shopping activity in class, Maths activities followed up by a cooking activity

Ms Leanne-Year 4.3 – This week parents joined us in class for a creative writing lesson in which we went on a magic carpet rideMs Chantelle/Ms Dorothy- K2

Making Figolli

Ms Alexia Spiteri Binett- Yr1

This week during a Maths lesson about money we had a shop role play where the children pretended to be shop keepers and customers. 

We also did a fun activity about ‘seeing’ air with the Science Teacher Ms. Charmaine.

During ‘World Down Syndrome Day’ we wore our colourful socks to school and spoke about all of us being  different but all of us special :)! 

Ms Alexia Camilleri- Yr1

This week we practised different ways of making 5.

This week in class- 12-16 March

Ms Pam Yr3

Maths: The children completed a block graph and prepared questions about it for their peers to answer.

Shopping: The children had a 1 euro budget and they had to choose 2 items, find the total, work out the change and pay. They later checked if the change given was correct.

Ms Jeanette Yr6

Football fever…

X’hemm Ta’ Qali

Super- T Tournament

Ms Cutajar- Yr5

Super-T Tournament

Ms Melvia Kinder 1

The shape of a circle. Circle their finger around the shape and Easter Crafts

Ms Daniela -Yr3

Shopping experience at valyou supermarket . Analysing receipts in relation to Maths topic ‘Money and making 100

Mr Owen- yr5

Making fruit kebabs in school’s kitchen

Ms Jacqueline and Ms Dolores K 1

 

The story “Il-Fenek u l-Fekruna” and related activities.

Ms Claire and Ms Bernice- K1

Ms Alexia- Yr1

This week we used pictures on pebbles for our Oracy lesson. The theme was ‘pirates’. First, we talked about each picture and then the children were given the opportunity to make up their own story using pebbles

Ms Alexia Spiteri Binett- Yr1

This week we practiced the topic of money and also making 5. We also practised our tricky words in a fun way! Ms Janella- Yr2

Maths and PE

Ms Sarah/ Ms Prassede- K1.5/K1.6 photos.

Literacy room – story telling about ‘Il-Fenek u l-Fekruna’. Role play using masks about the story.

Physical Development – Basketball game. The aim was to improve hand and eye coordination and gross motor skills

This week in class (5-9 March)

Ms Mariella- Yr3

Peer Response in Creative Writing

Fieldwork around Naxxar

Feeding and petting animals at Manikata farm

Learning about plants and trees

Ms Alexia Camilleri- Yr1

This week we did a shopping activity in class to reinforce what we have learnt about Money.

Ms Alexia Spiteri Binett- Yr1
This week we spoke about pirates during a reading and oracy lesson. We also made pirate hats during crafts. In Maths we practised our counting using paint, cotton buds and a lot of concentration 🙂
Ms Pam- Yr3
Maths: Estimation – grab a handful of pasta, estimate and count.
Science : creating a habitats chart
Division hands on activity using blocks.
Division during PE.
Manikata Farm Outing
Mr Owen- Yr5
parents in class …. the writing process
Ms Leanne- Year 4.3: Playing a Bingo Game using addition for mental maths warm-up.
Ms Dolores and Ms Jacqueline- K1
Easter crafts and literacy room

This week in class (26 Feb-2 Mar)

Ms Alexia C- Yr1

This week we sowed seeds as part of our Science lesson on plants and what they need to grow.

We divided the words into syllables. The children had to choose the correct number of syllables using pegs

Ms Anna- Yr2

Exploring Maths through hands-on activities and P.E.

 

Think pair share – Nitgħallmu l-Ġranet tal-Ġimgħa

 

Maximum concentration during creative writing.  The pyjama seems to have a positive effect!

Ms Jacqueline K1.3 and Ms Dolores K1.4.

Recognition and pre-writing skills of letter O through games

Ms Jeanette- Yr6

PJs and Popcorn Day


PE Spatial Awareness
Short Writing- The Market

Ms Sabrina /Ms Estelle- Kinder 1

Learning through play; Valuing number 4.

Mr Owen- Yr5

Lenten TalksEnglish a student who prepared a kahoot quiz on tablet during show and tell  

PJs and Popcorn Day

Ms Pam- Yr3.2

Arrays and multiplication and Phonics: looking for words with a magnifying lens

 

This week in class- 19-23 February

Ms Melvia K1.9

Discussing healthy/unhealthy foods

Ms Alexia Spiteri Binett-Year 1.3 –

This week we explored two fun maths topics- 2d / 3d shapes and direction and positional language

Ms Jeanette- Yr6

Creative Session Session for Parents

Ms Elaine- Yr4

Interviewing a Blacksmith

Ms Diane- Yr6

Creative Writing Session for parents

Ms Stephanie- Kinder 2

Patterns, Baby Animals and Weight

Mr Owen- Yr5

Use of Tablets

GroupworkInvestigations Writing their own Maths Mental TestScience

Social StudiesPeer ResponseReflections and Symetry
Nigel’s visit

Ms Daniela- Yr3

Learning through play : Introduction to Division

Ms Estelle & Ms Sabrina- Kinder 1

Show and Tell Session; Children talking about toys they like to play with, how they spend their free time and showing off new siblings. A great way to enhance their social, literacy and communication skills

Ms Mariella- Yr3

Skip Counting

Marble Printing
Ms Chantelle & Ms DOrothy

Our topic for this month in kinder 2.1 and 2.2 is people who help us. This week we focused on doctor and dentist. We did various activities and also had a special visitor.

Ms Leanne – Yr4

Capacity Investigation – Estimating the capacity of various containers and then measuring their capacity using measuring jugs

Ms Alexia Camilleri- Yr1

This week we practised the initial, middle and final sounds through group work activities. The children had to rotate from one station to another to do each activity.

We did the letter ‘l’. The children had to use the Beebot to find pictures that start with ‘l’.

We also practised counting in twos. We read a story entitled ‘How many feet in bed?’, we played online games and we finished the caterpillar’s body by using paint to make fingerprints

Ms Sarah & Ms Prassede-  K1.5/K1.6The Three Little Pigs story project.

Collage of the straw, sticks and bricks house with hay, popsicle sticks and sponge printing with rectangle shape to form bricks.

The children had to choose a character either pig or wolf to make a mask.

Literacy room session- first the children had to listen to the story of The Three Little Pigs then they had to act it out using props.

It is important to teach children from a very young age to reuse and recycle. We reused milk cartons to create different houses of the Three Little Pigs that is hay, sticks or bricks.

Celebrating Success at our School

Certificates of the month- For Creative Writing

Student of the Month Awards

Brillantini tal-Qari-

Presentation by Ms Michelle Zarb (HOD Literacy) for the National Literacy Agency to Elia Bonaccorso and Jayden Camilleri-  The students were given a €50 voucher by Merlin Brillantini tal-Kitba- The National Literacy Agency is awarding  students who excel in Creative Writing- Martina Grima is being given the opportunity to attend a writing workshop in Rome.

ATQuadkids Athletics Festival- Luca Aquilina placed first in the 60m event on a National level.  He was given the opportunity to compete on an international level in Rome.

This week in class (12-16 February)

Year 5- Ms Diane

Creative Writing Session for students and their parents….they were all well-behaved…even the parents!

K2.3 and K2.4- Ms Bernice and Ms Lisanne

Painting to different kinds of music

Kinder 1.7/1.8 – Ms.Estelle & Ms.Sabrina

Occupations and Transport. Getting to know the role of a doctor and that of a nurse. Maths Journal; Revising number 3 by choosing 3 different colored circles in order to create traffic lights.

Year 6- Ms Jeanette

Guided Reading

Year 5- Mr Owen

Literacy room Session-  Focussing on Non-fiction books

Year 3- Ms Daniela

Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Fieldwork around Naxxar

This week in class (5-9 February)

Kinder 1- Ms Dolores and Ms Jacqueline

Carnival: prinjolata u carnival costume-cupid

Year 6- Ms Jeanette

Carnival Activities, Floats and Masks

Kinder 1- Ms Sarah and Ms Prassede- Carnival  – balloon printing to paint their artist/Picasso costumes and carnival masks. Valentine’s day butterfly card.

Year 5 Mr Owen-(Oracy) Hot seat … answering questions about being the character himself/herself