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Together!

Together!

In K1, we have had an amazing year together! We have been learning new things, become independent and confident learners, made new friends, including buddies from Grade 5, sang songs and played musical instruments, danced and swam, gone on trips, painted, explored...

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K2 have reached the end of the year

K2 have reached the end of the year

I would like to give a huge shout out to our amazing families and students. Thank you so much for your wonderful support throughout this trying time and helping to make our children’s learning such fun. I would like to say a special farewell to Simon and his family...

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K2 sharing

K2 sharing

It was so nice to see so many posts this week!!! We had some lovely shares. Khalid became a big brother. He made a picture of himself and his brother Aisha shared her perspective on the song Expo I tai tai e Mohammed was listening to a story Tarteel is doing the body...

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We are Still Bringing it, in K2

We are Still Bringing it, in K2

This week has been busy for both students and their families. They have been making gliders from household items and making shapes with glue and paper. There has been lots of stories including one from Mr Tomalin which everyone loved. Students have been performing the...

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K2 chatting away

K2 chatting away

This week we had some some fun sharing of activities. Aisha made ice cream in a bag and explained how to do it. She made glass paint and painted glass bottles She made a rainbow, using the sunlight, a bowl of water and a cd Hoor made a beautiful drawing and could...

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The K2s getting creative

The K2s getting creative

This week the K2s have been getting creative in Maths, Language, Science and Art. In Science they have been making dark tents to explore the properties of light and making yummy ice cream. In Art they made painted T-Shirts and windows and lots of pictures. There was...

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K2 are Scientists

K2 are Scientists

This week may have been short but we have had some amazing science experiments happening with our young scientists. We have had tv shows, music, dance and fitness videos. Wonderful book reviews and some amazing art being produced. We’ve had some creative modeling...

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Learning continues in K1!

Learning continues in K1!

I am incredibly happy to see student learning via Seesaw! And it's great that we have been able to continue the online story times with families who have enough patience to put up with the glitches, lagging and delays. Thank you all!

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K2 week 34

K2 week 34

It was so nice to see what the kids have been up to this week. Azzan colored a picture on his IPad. He practiced writing his name Tarteel made some drawings Tarteel practiced writing her name Mohammed did some drawing and writing Ahmed painted shells and a background...

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Another exciting week in K2

Another exciting week in K2

Wow! What a week we have had coconut dancing, wellness Wednesday and the school dance to keep us all moving and fit. For our science unit of inquiry we have had the heart experiment and mixing colors. Our stories this week were Brown Bear and Mouse paint. We have also...

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K2s are rocking distance learning

K2s are rocking distance learning

Well another busy week of distance learning and I’m still amazed at the learning that’s going on at home. A big high five to all you guys who are supporting your children to participate in all the activities and posting pictures and videos. This week we have some...

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K1’s are experimenting

K1’s are experimenting

K1’s are having lots of fun experimenting with eggs, bicarbonate soda, balloons, food coloring and apples, melting ice. They shared some of their findings with me: you have to be quick when doing the egg drop experiment; you have to have a wider straw for the...

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K2 socializing

K2 socializing

They K2 students met online and it was so lovely to see what they were all doing. Mohammed showed how he can do a forward roll, Hoor shared some of her games and drawings she made, she also lost a tooth. Ahmed S was showing us how he plays hide and seek and he showed...

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K2 What a busy week

K2 What a busy week

This week so much has been going on, I am stunned and amazed at the work you guys have been doing. With our unit of inquiry we have been exploring matter and how it can change and other fun eggsperiments. We have had some wonderful art being produced and creative play...

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K1’s are dedicated learners!

K1’s are dedicated learners!

It’s wonderful to see that there is something for almost everyone among the choices for weekly activities. The most popular are the art and story related activities, followed by cooking and then the rest. An activity that's enjoyed by many but that I do not have...

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K2 having fun

K2 having fun

For some reason this post didn’t post last week, so I will add it to this week. We started a new UOI about science. We introduced 3 experiments. Making Playdough, making edible slime and baking pancakes. The students were asked to look and compare the texture of the...

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A little bit of Science…..

A little bit of Science…..

We started our new UoI about science this week. It was great to see that some of the activities and stories got you inspired to do lots of amazing things at home. We also had an opportunity to meet with our students during video conferences. One way or the other-...

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K2 UOI Science

K2 UOI Science

This week we started our new unit of inquiry Science. We are currently exploring "Matter" and how it can change when we mix and heat it. Some students made play dough and some made pancakes. Others explored how to plant vegetables and what they need to grow. Some...

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K3 week 6

K3 week 6

With very good support from parents, the k3 students learned procedural writing and listing items. They showed so much enthusiasm through learning by making different things and writing procedures . They expressed their creativity through both writing and making...

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