Illum qattajt ftit tal-hin mat-tfal taghna tat-tieni klassi tal-primarja tas Sa Schembri, is-Sa Grech Santucci u s-Sur Cini. Fil- klassi kienu qeghdin jaqraw il-ktieb “Ghand tal-Forn”. Certament ma naqsitx is-sessjoni prattika fuq is-suggett u allura l- ghaliema flimkien mal-assistent hasbu biex ihawru ftira tal-Malti biex nesperjenzaw it-tjubija tal-hobz Malti.GRAZZI Ms Doris, Mr Etienne, Ms Louise u t-tfal!(PS: Il- maskla giet imnehhija biss waqt l-ikel)
We hope you had a well-deserved break. Let’s hope for a better year ahead. As you may be already aware, school will resume online on Friday 7th January. School will re-open physically on Monday 10th January. All the respective teachers and LSEs have been informed and you will receive an invite on MS Teams for your child/ren to follow the lessons from home. All students are expected to follow these online lessons according to their time-table, and attendance will be taken. We look forward to welcoming your children back to school in a safe environment. Therefore, we remind you not to send your child/ren to school if he/she is sick. Also, it is important to send a medical certificate that states when your child is fit to attend school, in case he/she is sick, even after an absence of one day. No medical certificate is needed to start school following the winter break. Thank you for your cooperation, and kindly follow all Covid-19 procedures.
Best wishes to you and your families for the new year 2022.
Mr Kenneth Busuttil
Head of School
Mariam Albatool School donated the sum of 500 Euro to Ms Michelle Muscat on behalf of Marigold Foundation. The school administration wishes to thank all staff, parents and students for their generosity and for expressing solidarity with all people who are afflicted by severe health conditions. The sum of money was collected during Pink October activities organised by the school administration with the assistance of all school staff. The school administration would like to thank all those who have contributed to the success of this activity.
Inpinġi bl-Imqass ma’ Henri Matisse by Doris Schembri featured on Television Malta a couple of days ago. The book is published in collaboration with the National Literacy Agency. Fun fact: This book is the product of a school, as the author, illustrator, publisher and pagesetter are all from Mariam Albatool School! Inpinġi bl-Imqass ma’ Henri Matisse ta’ Doris Schembri deher fuq TVM jumejn ilu. Il-ktieb ġie ppubblikat b’kollaborazzjoni mal-Aġenzija Nazzjonali tal-Litteriżmu. Fatt interessanti: Dan il-ktieb sar bħala skola għax l-awtriċi, l-illustrattriċi, il-publikattriċi u d-disinjatur huma kollha minn Mariam Albatool School!
Good morning and welcome to a new and exciting scholastic year. This note is to kindly inform you that school for students starts on the 29 of September 2021.
Thank you for your kind attention.
The School Administration
In the classroom we took part in the project “DINJA WAHDA” for a second time. Here students are seen learning about hedgehogs and how we can conserve and take care of them through a power point. After this, they put their minds and hands to work. They designed a promise card, that says that they promise to take care of the hedgehogs. They also designed a hedgehog badge to put in their parent’s car. This will remind the driver to drive slow in case a hedgehog is crossing the road.
At Mariam Albatool School Paola, we thought of using friendship cards as springboard to practice GRATITUDE. Our year 3 class carefully guided by Roseanne Dimech and myself assisted our students into understanding what gratitude is. First we spoke about gratitude and what it means to be grateful. We asked students: “What does gratitude mean? What does it mean to be grateful?” They friendship card FEELING GRATEFUL was used to help reinforce feelings of GRATITUDE in the classroom. Then the students filled and coloured a worksheet.Then, they practiced gratitude by coming in class one by one and received a hearty welcome from their peers, for example “Hello Ahmed, welcome to our classroom”.Then, the students were asked to share and explain a strategy for feeling happy and to reflect on all of the things they are grateful for. After a period of time reflecting on the activity students were asked to write and draw activities of which they feel grateful for. Students were the assessed for their understanding of interdependence between different concepts related to gratitude through the “web of life” drawing. The lesson ended by motivating the students to draw a token of gratitude fora buddy (or someone who they think deserves gratitude). A very big WELL Done to our year 3 Class.+34
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