On Wednesday 20th January 2016, staff from the senior administration team of St Martin’s College visited Mariam Albatool School in order to deliver an interesting and informative presentation about the facilities offered to sixth form students.
The team consisted of Mr Anthony Abela (Senior Leader- Sixth Form), Ms Eleanor Abela (Career Advisor) and Ms Rita Samut Administrative Coordinator. They were greeted by the assistant head of school (Mr Brian Vassallo) who ushered the guests to the Year 11 class. The speakers delivered a powerpoint presentation in a friendly and professional manner.
Afterwards Mr Abela, explained the admission requirements of the college and gave examples of the flexibility offered at the college. Then Ms Eleanor Abela gave various insights into various career paths which students can follow upon successful completion of courses. Later Ms Samut gave an overview of the extra curricular activities offered at the college. The students were then given opportunity to ask a number of questions to the presenters.
Below are photos commemorating the occasion.
On Thursday 14th January 2016, Year 11 students from Mariam Albatool visited the Institute of Tourism studies in St Julian’s.
The students were accompanied by Ms Lina Ghirxi, the Maltese Language teacher. The students had an overview of the courses offered by the institute. After the presentation, the students had the opportunity to visit the institutes facilities and ask questions on the various career opportunities which are available to students. The students also had the opportunity to have some hands on experience on the kind of work performed by students at the institute.
On Friday 22nd December 2015 a large group of teachers gathered themselves fora the annual staff lunch as part of the end of semester activities.
This year the lunch took place at Mamma Mia restaurant in Ta Xbiex. The staff also organised a baby shower for Ms Daniela Spiteri who shall be on maternity leave very soon.
Below are photos of the activity.
On Friday 22nd December the school administration organised its third School Development Plan meeting. During the meeting a number of targets were identified which would greatly help in efficiency and effectivity of the school while further developing the skills of our students.
On Friday 22nd December 2015, the school administration with the assistance of Ms Doris Schembri and Ms Natasha Grech organised a seminar on the Learning Outcomes Framework. Ms Mariangela Schembri Meli (EO Early Years) was the guest speaker in the seminar.
She outlined the essential features of the learning outcomes framework and gave practical tips for teacher which they could utilise in their daily lesson planning. She was assisted by Ms Doris Schembri (representing early years teachers) and Ms Natasha Grech (representing secondary school teachers).
The school administration would like to heartily thank Ms Mariangela Schembri Meli for her very informative and interesting presentation.
Below are photos taken during the seminar.
Before the holidays, year 2 Ms Lara went on a Math’s trail around the school. Ms Lara guided the students around the school and several stops were made along the way to examine the environment around them. The students used mathematical concepts and looked out for interesting shapes, symmetries, patterns and other mathematical features of the built environment.
Well done. Keep up the good work !
On Friday 18th December a group of teacher from Mariam Albatool School organised a trip to Sicily. It was a memorable experience for the students who had the opportunity to interact with each other and with their teachers in an informal setting and in a totally relaxed environment.
This exciting activity was organised by Ms Natasha Grech, Mr David Tedesco, Dr Adel Radwan, Mr Dylan Sultana and Ms Siah Bianco. A big well done to all these teachers who sacrificed time from their families to help develop skills for our students. The School Administration appreciates the initiative and heartfully thanks teachers, parents and students who supported the activity.
A BIG WELL DONE TO ALL !
Below are photos taken during the trip.
Particular thanks go to Mr Dylan Sultana for his dedication and enthusiasm to the club.
Well done. Keep up the good work!
Mariam Al Batool Primary section took part in the global event Hour of Code, where children participated in an hour of basic computer programming tasks.
”Every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. ” (https://hourofcode.com/us., 2015)
The participating students were awarded an Hour of Code certificate upon completion of the hour of code.
Today it was Mr Kenneth’s Birthday !
As a school we decided to give a great surprise to Mr Kenneth Busuttil – our Head of School. During the assembly the whole school sang HAPPY BIRTHDAY and later the whole school staff were summoned in the staff room where Mr Kenneth was given a small gift to commemorate this occasion and as a thanks giving gesture for all the work he does for our school and for each individual member of the staff. Mr Busuttil gave a short speech and later distributed the cake made specifically for the occasion.
Least we did know that Mr Kenneth himself had also prepared to entertain all the staff by preparing pasta dishes with pesto which he himself cooked with the assistance of some parents.
Once again HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR KENNETH !