Welcome to Grade 8

Grade 8 (Class of 2025)

Explosive Canons

Explosive Canons

As mentioned in the broadcaster last week, MYP classes have been involved in composing musical canons over these past two weeks. We learned what exactly a canon was by watching the following video: Here are some examples of works in progress which show a fantastic use...

Design

Design

Students have been working hard while working remotely from home. I feel these last 2 weeks has been a reminder of how much we appreciate being face to face at school.... Most classes have been DEVELOPING IDEAS while at home. That means documenting their product...

Motion and Waves

Motion and Waves

  We are focusing on the physical sciences this term with grade 7s working on motion, forces and energy and grade 8s focusing on Waves, sound, heat and light. We are exploring these ideas within the context of understanding these phenomena and using that knowledge to...

G8 :Arabic MYP وحدة الوطن

G8 :Arabic MYP وحدة الوطن

During this week, after returning from vacation, the students participated through online learning with enthusiasm and regularity within the classes. They had wonderful collective opinions and contributions regarding the unity of belonging to the homeland and how to...

Math and Science roundup

Math and Science roundup

We ended term on a high note with both grades 7 and 8 completing their respective units and summative assessments. It has only been 4 weeks of in-school teaching for me and I am loving the experience. I thoroughly enjoy teaching your children and I daresay,...

WHY?

WHY?

We are drawing to a close of both the school term and the current units in science. While studying our home- planet earth, students have been actively engaged in research and inquiry. My approach in these units were for students to discover the concepts through...

Busy week in Design

Busy week in Design

After the long weekend, students were busy evaluating and completing the final pieces of work for their design challenge..... Grade 9 /10 started new units. Grade 7. Students created their own surveys using google forms. Then classmates watched their stop motion video...

CHOIR & BAND

CHOIR & BAND

We are continuing practicing! Singing and playing at safe distance in the open air for future performances ( hopefully)!

MYP Design

MYP Design

A shortened week meant working hard to complete our products. Students have been working hard to turn their ideas into reality..... Grade 7 stop motions are nearly complete..... looking forward to the finished movies... Grade 8 photo stories are finished and now they...

Visual communication in G8.

Visual communication in G8.

As this short week comes to a close, G8 students have just completed a unit on Surrealism and look forward to seeing their finished artworks on display soon in LC2. These works were created in a variety of media and highlight using creative thinking strategies to come...

Designers have been creating their products this week…..

Designers have been creating their products this week…..

So after much research and planning, students have moved onto creating their products. In some ways this is the most challenging part, to take an idea and create it in reality. But not for our students and they have been getting stuck in. Below is a sample of planning...

G8:Arabic

G8:Arabic

students completed their analysis of the novel (Around the world in eighty days) by applying the steps they learned to analyze the literary work, using grammar and spelling, psychological, social and physical aspects of character, the most important events of the...

New Information for PE

New Information for PE

For those of you in school, please be aware of the following for PE lessons; There will be no changing facilities. You need to come to school with your PE Kit on. I also strongly recommend that you bring a deodorant spray that you can use after class. You will not be...

G8 :summative assessment in Arabic

G8 :summative assessment in Arabic

After studying the students about (health and environment) and the effect of each of them on the other as well as the positive and negative aspects, the students moved to the final evaluation, where the students reflect what they learned over this period staff...

A change of focus

A change of focus

In the first term we had focused on biological sciences and dealt with questions such as "how do we change our attitudes towards food resources so that we restore balance to the planet?" This is a BIG question that many governments and the UN are grappling with. Grade...

Design = Finish Summative Assessment

Design = Finish Summative Assessment

It’s has been a challenging term for students and teachers working remotely but the students have really adapted well and produced some outstanding work which they should be proud of. For the last week of the term, the G7 to G10 have been working on their summative...

Dice Game!

Dice Game!

Who says learning grammar isn't fun? Grade 8 French students played the "dice game" to review the different forms of the verb être (to be) and francophone countries. In their current unit of study, students are learning more about the French-speaking world and how to...