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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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Grades 4 and 6 recently joined forces to teach each other about different aspects of Ancient Rome as part of their current curriculum studies.  Who knew that the Romans ate peacock brains and flamingo tongues?! Or that they marched their soldiers in formation for kilometre after kilometre before the battle even began?!
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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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In their English lessons, the Grade 8 students have been studying the novel Animal Farm, in which farm animals revolt against the tyranny of their human masters. Although the rebellion is a success, the freedom and equality the farm animals fought for are never realized. Instead, the pigs seize power through fear and manipulation (and the farm animals end up 
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The Grade 5 and 6 French A students are happy to share with you their annual ISL newspaper “Between the Pages”. Happy reading and a great summer to everyone!
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The Grade 7 class has finished their unit of study on the play An Inspector Calls. Eschewing the conventional form of a written essay, they were able to present a dramatic essay
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In preparation for annual ISL Sports Day, all secondary students have been practising hard for the different events. Two of the favourites are the Sack Relay Race and the Tug-of
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Ms Matrat’s Grade 7-8 French class entered the national competition “concours scolaire du carnet de voyage”. The class worked all year on a 40-page collective carnet de voyage
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The Grade 6.1 class joined in with the Junior Kindergarten class’ translanguaging activity during their Music and Movement time. The older students took turns to say the
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ISL is a member of the FIRST France Robotics association (Robotique FIRST France), which enables students from different schools to build robots and participate in inter-school
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