Nutty Scientists Presentation

Nutty Scientists Presentation On Wednesday, 26th July, the children were kept in awe by the ‘crazy’ team who spent an hour and a half with them performing a myriad of science experiments. This was a highly informative presentation but one which the children will certainly remember for a long time. Some Courtney children were called up to participate in…

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In honour of French Bastille Day

French Eiffel Tower Project Madam Odette’s Grade 6 French Foreign Language class impressed their teacher with these beautiful and well-constructed renditions of the famous Parisian Eiffel Tower. In addition to making the structures as a home project, each student delivered a video-recorded presentation, in French, to their fellow class mates on some historical attributes of the Eiffel Tower.  …

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Charity Items

Thank You for Charity Items A tremendous amount of Charity Items were handed in. Thank you to all who gave so generously. The non-perishable food and some clothing items will be donated to The Knights of Da Gama which is a well-known and registered charitable organisation aiding the poor. Sam Catulici from The Knights of Da Gama came to…

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Art – Pam Carter

Pam Carter’s Foreground/Background Art This Art project was based on Pam Carter’s Foreground/Background Art. Foreground and Background in Art play an important role in creating an illustration. Playing with space can help an artist to draw the viewer’s eye to key aspects of the painting or drawing which ultimately advances the ‘story’ which is being told through Art.

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Quizmaster’s Quiz

Quizmaster’s Quiz Congratulations to the children in the Blue Topaz Team for winning the Quizmaster’s Quiz which was held on Wednesday28th June. Well done to the Yellow Diamonds Team for coming in at second place, Green Emeralds Team for placing third and the Purple Pearls for placing fourth. A variety of general knowledge questions were asked and team partners…

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Our Own Secret Gardens

Our Own Secret Gardens As Grade 2’s, we are extremely proud of our Secret Gardens, and would love to share our wonderful work with you. We have studied the well-known children’s novel and were asked to make our own secret garden as a home project. Some of us got help from mommy and daddy and even granny but at…

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Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

Visit to Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary This was an informative experience which was thoroughly enjoyed by the children and the teachers. Various bird species such as the Blue Crane, Crowned Crane, Egyptian Geese and Plovers were spotted as well as a duiker, bunnies, antelope and even a great big tortoise. Children had to complete a checklist of birds and…

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Study Skills Workshop for Grade 4 to 6

Study Skills Workshop for Grade 4 to 6 children and Associated Parent Workshop On 29th May, a brilliant and helpful workshop which focused on effective study techniques and active reading skills was thoroughly enjoyed by the children. Thank you to Giselle and Gaby from “Love to Study”. Children are reminded to use their workshop workbooks to help them as…

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Young Engineers Presentation

On Wednesday morning, the children participated in an awe-inspiring presentation by the group called ‘Young Engineers’ who currently present our Lego Extra Mural.   This programme starts with Big Builders for the 5-year olds, proceeds on to Lego Challenge for the 6-10 year olds, moves through to Galilego for the 11-14 year olds and ultimately ends with advanced Robotics…

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Entrepreneur’s Day – Green Emerald’s Team

Entrepreneur’s Day Success Congratulations to the children in the Green Emerald’s Team (Reception Year to Grade 6) who had their entrepreneur’s day on Thursday 11 May during the school morning. The students from Courtney College and the children from Courtney Kids Pre-School also visited to support the young entrepreneurs and a wonderful “market day” experience was enjoyed by all….

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