The students and educators at St. Nicholas College, Mġarr Primary School held a special assembly where they invited the High Commissioner for India, His Excellency Reuben Gauci Together they discussed the present situation in the country whilst High Commissioner Gauci explained his roles to the pupils. A small prayer was offered to our Indian brothers and sisters who are living quite a difficult time at the moment. The students also prepared letters and drawings to show their solidarity with the children in India, which His Excellency received with huge thanks on behalf of the people of India. The school administration wishes to thank High Commissioner Gauci for taking the time to join the students for the online assembly, and send prayers during these difficult times for India.
The virtual video library of the ‘Let’s Read Together/Naqraw Flimkien’ programme of the National Literacy Agency offers a range of recorded Reading for Pleasure sessions for children aged 0 to 11 years. These sessions were produced in English and Maltese by the reading animators of the Agency. The virtual library of the Agency is accessible to all educators and parents. Applicants may borrow up to two recorded sessions, one in Maltese and another one in English, everyday. These clips, which will be provided free of charge, will be time-barred for a limited period of circa 3 hours. Parents may choose the clips from the catalogues at:
To borrow a video clip kindly send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and please provide the following information:
• Title of video clip
• Age of child (0-3, 3-7 or 7-11)
• Date and Time for viewing
(Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m, 12:30 a.m, 4:00 p.m or 7:00 p.m, Saturday 9:00 a.m or 12:00 p.m).
A link and password will be provided through email by Mr. Kurt Azzopardi tel. no. 2598 2997.
Xrobb L-Għaġin Nature Park in collaboration with the Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes and Ambjent Malta, is providing online sessions about indigenous trees for Yrs 5 to 10 as part of its Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) programme. The sessions are aligned mostly to the learning outcomes of the cross-curricular theme Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and cross-referenced with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They provide opportunities to get acquainted with the local trees and shrubs species, their life cycle and adaptations that help them thrive in the Mediterranean climate. They also aim at understanding the relevance of safeguarding vegetation in relation to environmental matters such as climate change and the urban heat islands effect. To this effect, tree height measurements will be carried out as part of the actions of Xrobb l-Għaġin GLOBE site within the international science education GLOBE programme, targeting to stimulate critical thinking on how trees cool and moisten our air, replenish oxygen and help balance our carbon budget.
Covid 19 – Lockdowns, air, land and sea traffic came almost to a halt, the cities went silent. The world went silent. What was the effect of this sudden change on the environment?
Students at Saint Nicholas College Secondary School Ħad-Dingli have been investigating the effect of Covid-19 on the environment. Lockdowns and teleworking may be having some positive impacts on our environment. Between 1st January and 2nd March of 2020, the European Space Agency observed a marked decline in nitrous oxide emissions from cars, powerplants and factories in the Po Valley in northern Italy. Areas in the North of India such as Jalandhar and the Himalayas became visible again for the first time in decades as air quality improved. Rivers around the world, including the Ganges in India, became cleaner during the first lockdown period in 2020.Continue reading
Students from St. Nicholas College, Rabat Middle School, participated in the yearly Science Safari organised by the Science Centre in Pembroke. Over 350 students from all over Malta were included in this event. We are pleased to announce that Team 505, consisting of Amy Smith, Faith Bondin, and Julienne Portelli (Year 8) placed third in this competition. Well done to all our students at Rabat Middle School!
Click on the following video to watch the announcement of the winning teams:
Merħba għal din il-mawra virtwali madwar l-iskola Sekondarja ta’ Ħad-Dingli, Kulleġġ San Nikola, li matulha qegħdin nagħtu idea ta’ dak kollu li l-iskola toffri lill-istudenti . Nawguraw lil kull student u studenta li se jattendu f’din l-iskola kull suċċess fil-vjaġġ edukattiv tagħhom.
Ikklikja fuq dan il-link biex tkun tista taċċessa il-vidjow: Skola Sekondarja Dingli
The annual examinations for both Middle and Secondary Schools will be held from the 8th of June till the 24th of June 2021 (both days inclusive). Click on the following links to access the full timetable for Middle (Years 7-8) and Secondary School Students (Year 9 – Year 11):
The annual examinations for Years 4, 5 and 6 (Primary Schools) will be held from Monday 21st June till Thursday 24th June 2021 (both days inclusive). Below please find the full timetable for all year groups:
The second session of the End of Primary Benchmark is going to be held in the afternoon between 9 and 11 June 2021. Maltese candidates will sit for this session at San Ġorġ Preca College Floriana Primary School.Continue reading
The Foundation for Educational Services would like to inform all parents/guardians that the application of Skolasajf 2021 is open till 2nd May 2021. Opening of Skolasajf will be subject to the advice and recommendations of the Public Health Authorities with regards to the COVID 19 pandemic situation.
FEE – €25 (Per Child) + Extra Hours @ 80c to the hour
Due to the current situation of COVID-19, we are not accepting immediate payment. You will be notified by email when you will be able to proceed with the payment. You may apply online through the link: https://services.fes.gov.mt/ In case of difficulty to apply online you can either visit a servizz.gov hub or visit this link
https://fes.gov.mt/en/Pages/Skolasajf/how_to_apply.aspx . You may find a video which will show you step by step how to set up a profile and apply for the service of Skolasajf.
Skolasajf for children from Year 1 and over will start on Monday 12th July 2021 Kinder 1 and Kinder 2 will start on Tuesday 13th July 202. Guided by the main theme ‘An I in every Winner’, children will be invited to spend their summer holidays on a journey to discover friendship, skills, and experiences. The service will run for eight weeks (12th July till 3rd September 2021) from Monday to Friday, with a core service from 08:30 till 12:30 hours. An extended service for working parents is also offered in selected centres, from 07:00 till 08:30 and 12:30 till 17:30 hours.