Grade 12 feeling the pressure

It was an intense week with some major deadlines for our grade 12 students. Students worked hard to meet their EE deadline (4000 word essay) and their English essay deadline. Additionally, we also reviewed the requirements of paper 1 from last year and learned some...

Paper 2 Topic in FP History

Grade 11 students have started looking at WWI as part of the paper 2 topic exploring causes and effects of 20th century wars. We have looked at short term and long term causes so far as well as some initial strengths and weaknesses of Allied and Central Powers. Our...

Testing for truth.

Grade 11 students took part this week in a discussion about truth and how we determine if something is true and why we value truth. We then looked at 4 truth tests: correspondence test, coherence test, pragmatic test, and the consensus test. In looking at these we...

Celebrating the Role of our Elders

Last week we had planned to mark the International Day of the Older Person, but this had to be postponed due to the period of mourning declared for His Majesty the Emir of Kuwait. This week in advisory, students and teachers talked about the role of older persons in...