The Year 5 children visited Darb 1718 to experience a creative day as part of their introduction to the topic of Ancient Greeks. The children learned about the process of how clay is used to create pottery; they made their own bowls, decorated plates and even experienced time on a potter’s wheel.
On Monday 20th May, a group of Primary and Secondary pupils visited Sanger’s Charity called APE (The Association for the Protection of the Environment). Our pupils took part in various workshops where they saw first-hand the work that goes into recycling and creating beautiful products such as bedspreads, bags, coasters, cards, and even necklaces! We also visited the on-site school and saw the new playground which was built with the funds raised and donated by MCE last year. It was lovely to spend some time with the children and witness the smiles of joy on their faces upon receiving some […]
The children in Nursery were given the opportunity to visit KidZania – an interactive city that combines inspiration, fun and learning through realistic role-play. Upon entry, the children were given their own cheques to cash into “Kidzos” at the Commercial International Bank (CIB) and learned the importance of working hard to earn their “Kidzos” and spend them. The children were able to move about, put themselves in someone else’s shoes, wear costumes and use props, and communicate and make decisions in character.
Recently, pupils in class 6A and 6L visited the Elgar Charity, Branches of the Vine. This followed a successful first trip by 6M. Branches of the Vine is a centre for children with severe special needs. Our pupils greatly enjoyed the experience of undertaking some activities with these children. Mr. Tucker and Mr. Watt were very proud of the sensitive way our pupils interacted. Well done Year 6!
Year 1 had a fantastic time at Fagnoon Farm, learning about ‘living things’ as part of our science curriculum. The children enjoyed a wonderful outdoor learning opportunity, combining science, art and the natural environment.
Wellspring 2019 has been a great success. So far, the children have been busy experiencing new challenges, working collaboratively in groups and competing against each other in different teams. They are very busy and doing extremely well.
Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils took part in the Science Crafts workshop to celebrate British Science Week on 12th and 13th March. They pupils used robotic kits to help apply and understand theory linked to their curriculum and help them with their end of year exam and love of science.
Pupils from both Primary and Secondary had the opportunity to visit the ESMA (Egyptian Society of Mercy to Animals) dog shelter. The pupils donated a substantial amount of money that was raised over the past year in various events. The money donated will be used to supply the animals with food and medical supplies. It was a wonderful day, as the pupils were able to interact with the animals as well as clean them. If you’d like to know more about ESMA, visit their website: https://www.esmaegypt.org