We welcomed back our students this week and were able to celebrate some outstanding examination results in the first assembly of the year.
We are proud of all our students’ achievements but a special mention must go to the following:
Lina Al Ani 9A*
Lina Al Tarawneh 9A* 1A
Danag Rahmatullah 4A* 5A
Menatalla El Nemr 3A* 6A
Wafa Zafira A AAA
Reza Sopian A AAA
Ali Aboulwafa A AAA
Naomi Allman A AAAB
Herath Mudiyanselage A AAB
Rania Putri A* A* A* A
Niko Hilmi A* A* A
Osama Osman A* AAB
Head of Secondary
|Football||3||Miss Gledhill||Monday||A football activity with a focus on enjoyment and skill development.
|Football||4||Mr Cavanagh||Monday||A football activity with a focus on enjoyment and skill development.
|Basketball||3&4||Miss Lyon & Miss Melling||Monday||A club where students can develop their basketball skills and learn how to incorporate these in game situations.|
|Music||2-6||Ms Sandid||Monday||In Music club, children develop their musical skills and discover their talents. Students will learn to read musical notes and play some melodies including harmonies on the Xylophone. They will be challenged to improve their performance in front of audience at the end of the Term.|
|Dance||4,5,6||Mr Zaman||Monday||A club where children can learn the basics of R&B Hip Hop dance. The Theme will be Michael Jackson as we will be learning his most famous choreography.|
|Art & Crafts||2||Ms Qureshi & Ms Patel||Monday||A club where children can explore their imagination, creativity, and learn new skills through art based activities.|
|Growing & Gardening||5&6||Mr Cowley & Mrs Peters||Monday||A club where children can learn the basics of gardening. We will be preparing, planting and growing different fruits and vegetables.
|Cookery||2,3&4||Ms Lama & Ms Manal & Ms Seeham||Monday||A club for students to learn the basics of cookery, including food hygiene, preparation and cutting and making simple dishes.|
|Maths Fun||4-6||Ms Symonds & Ms Carr||Monday||A club where children can have fun with Maths. We will be investigating, completing challenges and seeing how Maths can be used in real life situations.|
|Science club||2-3||Ms Innes & Mr Patel||Monday||Science club will be a mixture of practical experiments and observations as well as child led investigations. Children will have ownership of their own learning as the teachers take their questions and ideas and use these facilitate finding the answers through practical investigations. Children will also work on learning scientific language and how to record their results.|
|Netball||5&6||Ms Erasmus||Monday||This will be squad training for the QPPSSA competition. Squad training for students who excel in netball and will be part of the school teams this year or following years.|
|Student Council||3-6||Ms Grainger||Monday||The student council gives QIS Primary children a voice by sharing their ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and senior staff. This year we hope to start recycling in school, get involved in community projects and continue with school improvements. Children are elected to join the council by their peers.
|Gaelic Football||3-6||Mr Mckenna||Monday||Gaelic football – Irish sport combining skills from football, rugby and basketball|
|Computer Coding||4-6||Mr Gefuri||Monday||A club where children learn what is behind computer games and websites. We will be using a variety of different programs to make games, design websites and much more!|
|Singing Club||3-6||Ms Merriman||Tuesday||Singing club is a club where you will can perform all your favourite songs with your friends. If you love singing, music and maybe even a little bit of dancing, then this is the club for you!
|Playground games||2-3||Ms Joy||Tuesday||A club where children will engage with other children to develop social and fine motor skills through the use of fun interactive games and activities”.|
|Arts & Crafts||5&6||Ms Alferokh||Tuesday||In Art & Crafts club this year, we will be exploring the basics of drawing and painting as well as some handicrafts.|
|Growing & Gardening||2-4||Ms Edib & Ms Garrett||Tuesday||A club where children can learn the basics of gardening. We will be preparing, planting and growing different fruits and vegetables.
|French||4-6||Ms Dargouth||Tuesday||These 12 week classes are designed to give a strong foundation in the French Language. You will have the chance to quickly master basic oral conversation. You will learn a great deal of day to day vocabulary, pronunciation, various tenses, dialogues and you will be doing 2 or 3 treasure hunts.|
|ICT||5&6||Ms Landau||Tuesday||A chance to explore coding and programming with a range of software, learning basic digital literacy skills and e-safety.|
|Board Games & Cards||3&4||Ms Farmer||Tuesday||A club where children can learn lots of valuable skills through playing a variety of board games. The children will learn how to work together as a team, how to be resilient, how to take turns and share and how to follow rules and instructions. The children will even get to create their own board game that they can share and play with their friends.|
|Creative Writing||3-6||Mr Seltzer||Tuesday||This club will help you improve your story writing by looking at writers work and methods of describing scenes and actions.
We will read out examples and work on different styles of writing.
|Ballet||5&6||Ms Page||Tuesday||Children will start to learn the discipline of ballet, through short exercises and combination-steps to strengthen their bodies, improve flexibility, musicality and co-ordination.
|Arabic Club||2-6||Ms Nahawi & Ms Ismat||Tuesday||A club where children will learn the basics of Arabic through stories, fun and interactive ways. “|
|Cricket||5&6||Mr Allman||Tuesday||Do you like ball games? Do you want to improve your hand eye coordination? Have you seen video clips of men and women wearing colourful kit and hitting a ball from the middle of a field?
If the answer to any of these is YES then cricket might be the thing for you. If you like playing it already or are willing to learn there is an opportunity to develop your skills. We will learn all aspects of batting, bowling and fielding. It is open to boys AND girls so please come along!
|Science Club||6&7||Ms Magar||Tuesday||This activity will include a series of fun science activities/experiment including; Balloon Rockets, Amazing ice cubes, making bouncy balls from glue and custard powder, elephant toothpaste. A challenging and exciting activity for bussing scientists.|
|Book club||2||Miss Timeaus||Wednesday||A club where we share the excitement of reading different stories. We then use the story to create different art work, role play and other fun activities.|
|French||2||Ms Zarkout||Wednesday||The course will introduce basic French pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar.
The students will learn to understand and speak French in simple and fun ways!
|Chatterbox Cafe||5-8||Ms Mackway||Wednesday||Definition of a ‘Chatterbox’: someone who talks continuously!
We are looking for potential chatterboxes who we can help to find their confidence when sharing their thoughts, ideas and opinions with accuracy.
Each week, students are in charge of choosing our conversation topic – anything they want! Over light refreshments, we will then discuss, question, explore and chat about the subject, building the valuable skills of speaking and listening needed to succeed in school and in their future careers.
|Boy Scouts & Girls Scouts||4-6||Mr Hopkins & Mrs Emoka||Wednesday||Aims to support young people in their physical, mental and spiritual development, that they may play constructive roles in society, with a strong focus on the outdoors and social skills.
The pack is divided into smaller groups called dens, these individuals will be a mix from Year 4, 5 and 6.
Purposes and Methods of Cub Scouting
|Football- Squad training||5&6||Mr Hook||Wednesday||Training for the year 5&6 boys football teams to prepare for the upcoming QPPSSA tournaments|
|Football||5&6||Mr Morrison||Wednesday||A football activity with a focus on enjoyment and skill development.
|Basketball||5&6||Mr Hussain & Ms Freeman||Wednesday||Basketball club for all Year 5/6. Working on drills, shooting, teamwork and building up to playing more competitive games. A great opportunity to have fun with your friends while improving your skills.|
|Music||2-6||Ms Siban||Wednesday||A club where the children will have the opportunity to sing, play percussion instruments and listen to different styles of music.|
|Dance||2&3||Ms Abdulkareem||Wednesday||A club where the children learn different dance moves and link together to form sequences. We will learn the basic of dance from a range of different cultures|
|Art & Crafts||3&4||Ms Singh||Wednesday||A range of painting, crafts and beading activities that will allow children to express their creativity and take home their created work.
|Board games & Cards||5-6||Ms Salimee||Wednesday||Board games and cards – A club where children can discuss the rules of different games and develop strategies to beat their opponents. We will also using this knowledge to invent our own games and ensure a fun experience.|
|Cookery||5&6||Ms Muir & Ms Clempson||Wednesday||A club where children can learn the basics of cooking and kitchen safety. We will be preparing, cooking and making a variety of healthy, tasty starters, lunches, dinners and desserts.|
|Science Club||4-5||Ms Maunder||Wednesday||A club where children can learn the basics Science experiments using household materials. We will be preparing, experimenting and writing a report on the outcome.|
|ICT Fun||2-3||Ms Golijanin||Wednesday||ICT fun club will develop your child’s computing skills through a variety of engaging activities. Through these activities your child will become more confident when using the computer independently. This will have a positive impact on their home learning as they will have the ‘know how’ when wanting to research topics using a computer!|
|Sewing & Dress making||4-6||Ms Boyle & Ms Nashashibi||Wednesday||A club where we will learn basic stitches and methods to create beautiful handmade accessories.|
|QPPSSA Squad Training
|2-6||Ms Paul + Ms Erasmus||Wednesday||Training for selected athletes and sports players to prepare for various competitions throughout the year.|
Dear Parents. Following the terrible traffic delays and further consultations with parents and the Ministry we have decided to make 1 final change to the school times to try and find a better solution.
From Wednesday 31st May the school hours will be 8.00am -1.00pm for students. Early Years will be 8.00am until 12.50pm. Ramadan Mubarak.