Message from Head of School

Brian Vassallo | , ,

Dear Parents,

First and foremost, I hope that you and your loved ones are fine and in the best of health.

Your concerns right now are entirely valid and understandable. Kindly rest assured that new topics will be revised as soon as school re-opens and if possible, these will also be revised next scholastic year. It is our duty to make sure that students do not miss on having a proper education.

In the meantime, you are encouraged to keep contact with your teacher/s and please do not hesitate to keep in touch whenever this is needed.

Thank you for your attention. Stay safe and stay at home!

Kind regards,

Mr Kenneth Busuttil

Head of School

Message from Head of School re Covid 19 and school work.

Brian Vassallo | , ,

Dear parents and guardians,
First and foremost, I hope that you are fine and in the best of health. In view of the current COVID-19 situation, all educators at Mariam Albatool were asked to keep in contact with students and parents, by means of digital online tools such as emails, tablets, class Facebook pages and groups.

As you know, our school is not operating physically but we want to ensure that our students are benefitting from online teaching resources. Unfortunately, we do not know when the school will open its doors again, so we want to make sure that teaching and learning still takes place in an effective and efficient manner.

If there are any questions or concerns, kindly address them directly to our staff via MABS email addresses.
Enquiries regarding our educators’ email addresses can be made through the school’s secretaries’ emails on; or .

Do not hesitate to contact me directly on for further clarifications. Thank you once again for your continued support and efforts. Please follow the
instructions given by the Maltese health authorities and stay safe!
Kind regards to you and your families.

Mr Kenneth Busuttil
Head of School

Visit by Mr Stephen Cachia (Director General) and Ms Jane Farrugia Buhagia (EO Migrant Learning)

Brian Vassallo | ,

Today, our school was visited by Mr Stephen Cachia (Director General) and Ms Jane Farrugia Buhagiar (EO Migrant Learning). The Head of School, Mr Kenneth Busuttil welcomed the visitors in his office and together with the SMT discussed a number of important issues concerning the school and its future development.

Later, the visitors were toured around the classrooms where they heaped praise at the high level of organisation and conducive learning environment of the school. They also praised the efforts of teachers and learning suppoort educators and urged them to keep up the excellent job.

Later they visited our migrant class and commented positively on the effective incluision of migrant learners. Mr Cachia and Ms Farrugia Buhagiar thanked the school administration for their sustained efforts towards high quality teaching and learning. They also iterated their support and commitment towards future collaboration.

The school administration would like to thank Mr Cachia and Ms Farrugia Buhagiar for their visit and for pledging extended support and copperation.

Taħriġ il-fehem

Brian Vassallo | , Y4

Sabiex inkomplu naħdmu fuq il-ħiliet li għandhom x’jaqsmu mat-taħriġ il-fehem tal-Malti, aħna

qegħdin nippreparaw attivitajiet interessanti għat-tfal għaliex indunajna li t-tfal, b’mod ġenerali fl-iskola tagħna jħarsu lejn il-Malti b’mod xettiku ħafna, u kultant jaqtgħu qalbhom minn dan is-suġġett.

Bħala għalliema tas-sitt sena, jiena għamilt attivita’ fejn estendejt it-taħriġ il-fehem li nagħmlu kull ġimgħa u għaqqadtha mal-kitba kreattiva. Din il-ġimgħa bdejna nitkellmu dwar l-annimali, kemm dawk domestiċi u oħrajn li jgħixu ġo foresta. It-tfal kellhom silta fuq hekk u wara kellhom jirrispondu xi mistoqsijiet ukoll. Wara li qrajna u ddiskutejna s-silta u l-mistoqsijiet flimkien, infurmajt lit-tfal li waqt il-lezzjoni tal-kitba, huma kienu se jiktbu djalogu. Jiena stajt nagħżel titlu li rrid imma biex inkompli nqajjem interess fit-tfal u nara kem veru fehmu is-silta dwar l-annimali
għidtilhom li d-djalogu li kienu se jiktbu kien se jkun djalogu bejn żewġ annimali. It-tfal għamlu dan id-djalogu mingħajr ebda’ diffikulta. Jiena stajt ninnota li huma ħadu xi idejat li konnha ltqajna magħhom fis-silta tat-taħriġ il-fehem. Għaldaqstant jiena stajt nikkonkludi li t-tfal fiehmu is-silta
dwar l-annimali.

L-istess tfal ħarġu b’idea li nagħmlu mima ta’ dan id-djalogu. Intużaw il-maskri tal-annimali wkollu l-lezzjoni kienet tassew interessanti. It-tfal kollha pparteċipaw u għamlu sforz kbir biex id-djalogu u l-mima jkunu oriġinali.

Indian art at Mariam Albatool School

Brian Vassallo | ,

Indian Paper Art at Mariam Albatool School
Yesterday at Mariam Albatool School a talented Indian artist by the name of Mr Ram has visitied Mariam Albatool School to deliver a performance in paper art making. Paper craft is the collection of art forms employing paper or card as the primary artistic medium for the creation of one, two or three-dimensional objects. Paper and card stock are the most widely used material in arts and crafts. He constructed a number of beautiful crafts which delighted the children who were enthusiatic to participate along with the artist. Mr Ram will be at Mariam Albatool School today to share his talents again with the parents attending Parents’ Day. A big well done to Mr Ram and the students!

The Octopus Project

Brian Vassallo | , Y1

The Octopus Project

 This week the children of Yr 1 learnt about the letter sound ‘o’. Our theme this month is about Animals and the animal we discussed this week was the octopus. We watched videos and learnt that an octopus has 3 hearts and it also has blue blood!! Octopuses come in different sizes and can change colours to hide away and not get eaten. The children learnt several new words that begin with the letter sound ‘o’. In Crafts we worked on our Octopus Project made out of coloured paper and paper plates. When doing this project the children learnt to listen carefully and to follow instructions. This is very important because the children will learn to pay attention and so they know what to do. This makes them responsible for their learning and independent too. Using the paint brushes, the scissors and glitter glues helps the children to have stronger muscles in their fingers. Strong muscles helps them when they write. The children were very much engaged in the activity as you can see from the photos that are attached. They were very focused on their work and all of them finished their task really well. They are very proud of their work which we displayed in class 🙂   Kindly share photos with your children ….they truly deserve to be praised!!!