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Kindergarten

In their pastoral lessons, the Grade 9 students recently prepared a story for the Kindergarten and Grade 1 classes.  They told the story of The Gruffalo using “Makaton”. Makaton is a unique language programme that uses symbols, signs and speech to enable people to communicate. This activity enabled Grade 9 students to work on adaptation and improvisation skills, empathy and communication 
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We recently celebrated Book Week at ISL. This time our theme was “One World Many Cultures”. We had a lot of different activities during the week looking at books from many different countries and celebrating the melting pot that is ISL. The week wouldn’t be complete without a big character parade, with everyone dressing as their favourite book or character. 
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As part of our transdisciplinary theme on How the World Works and our studies on height and length in Maths, the Senior Kindergarten students made 3D cityscapes from paper and cardboard. They had to think carefully about the size of each of the buildings that they created when placing them in their cityscapes, placing the taller ones at the back 
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The students in Senior Kindergarten (SK) have been working on what makes a good citizen of the world by focusing on the IB Learner Profile attributes. They discussed what it was like to be Knowledgeable, a good Communicator, a Risk Taker, Caring, an Inquirer, Balanced, Reflective, a Thinker, Open-Minded and Principled and then wrote about each attribute and illustrated it. 
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La semaine du goût (tasting week) is a week-long event that French schools organise each year in October. That week is an opportunity to celebrate and learn about many aspects of food. The Grade 9 and 10 students focused on chocolate this year. In their French lessons, they brainstormed what they knew about cocoa: its origins, its history, how it 
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As part of their Unit of Inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme of How The World Works, the Senior Kindergarten students have been busy building and testing the strength of bridges. They have discovered many things along the way and amongst their huge successes, they have had many collapsed bridges too! Take a look at some of their stronger structures below.
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As part of Senior Kindergarten’s unit of inquiry “How The World Works”, the students have been learning about different building materials and their properties. They read the story of The Three Little Pigs, then used the role play area to reenact the story. Finally, they created their very own pig puppet shows on the iPads. They decided that the straw 
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Outdoor Learning is a great time to put students’ learning into practice in a different setting, combining social and thinking skills with physical development. Some sessions are based on Maths or Phonics objectives, and some are linked to the Units of Inquiry. Lately, Kindergarten students have been practising their number skills during Outdoor Learning by counting leaves, building towers corresponding 
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The Kindergarten children hosted a Teddy Bears’ Picnic recently for all of their parents (and bear friends!). The parents came with their picnic blankets and sat in the shade of the
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Mr Johnson visited the Kindergarten’s Assembly recently to share some of his travelling adventures. He showed the kindergarteners a
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