EMBED Awards 2020/21

With the schools’ closure because of the extraordinary Covid-19 circumstances during this scholastic year, digital education has been taken to a new unprecedented level as many educators have found technologies helpful. Embed Awards aims to celebrate this wonderful work. Initiatives are to be submitted using the online form: http://bit.do/embed2021. This year, all submissions are going to be showcased on our website; plus all winner submissions will be showcased during the event. Further to this a digital certificate of participation is going to be immediately sent to all participants.

Students from St. Nicholas College are the winners of the Virtual Science Quest 2021

We are pleased to announce that two students from our College – Keona Bonavia from Dingli Primary School, and Jansen Bugeja from Mgarr Primary School, have placed first in their respective categories (Year 4 and Year 5 respectively). Congratulations to our students for their great achievement!

Competition Results: X’tixtieq issir la tikber?

More than 600 boys and girls participated in the competition ‘X’tixtieq issir la tikber?’ organised by the Office of the Principal Permanent Secretary in collaboration with the National School Support Services.  The prize giving ceremony was organised on Saturday, 29th May. All submissions to the competition are being exhibited in a careers exhibition, in the subterran of Castille. The exhibition will remain open until Friday, 5th June. The opening hours are between 10.00am and 6.00pm. Entrance is free of charge from Merchant’s Street.

eTwinning Celebration at Dingli Secondary School

Dingli Secondary school students who participated in the eTwinning project Think, Act, Inspire! were presented a token for winning the Term 2 Internet Safety Competition by eTwinning Malta as well a certificate of participation for successfully completing their 8 month long project as part of their PSCD work. 

eTwinning projects are rewarding in themselves, equipping students with 21st century skills to help students succeed in today’s world. 

This project was co-ordinated by Ms. Melanie Cini HoD PSCD, with the full support of Mr. Michael Merieca Head of School.

Rabat Middle School Students Place 3rd in Online Science Safari 2021

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:

Science Safari 2021 – Results

National Innovation Challenge for Students aged 12-16 Years

The Young Enterprise Malta Foundation (JAYE), in collaboration with the HSBC Foundation, are organising the National Innovation Challenge: Building a Financially Capable Generation. The purpose of this event is to create an innovative environment, as the students will be faced with a financial challenge, to which they have to come up with a solution. They will then present their ideas through a presentation and video to a judging panel.

The event will be held on the 24th of April, from 9:00 – 15:00 on ZOOM online platform, and is open to students aged 12-16 Years. Students are encouraged to form groups of 5-10 members, and can register either individually or as a whole team:

Registration form per student by 21st April 2021: https://jayemalta.org/r/NICsignup
One registration form per team by 22nd April 2021: https://jayemalta.org/r/NICTeamSignUp

More information about the National Innovation Challenge, including a list of FAQ’s, can be found here:

Information about the National Innovation Challenge

ARTista Art Competition for Year 3 to Year 11

The Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes would like to invite students from Year 3 – Year 11 to participate in the competition ARTista, an art competition launched on World Art Day (15th April 2021), an initiative by the Mikiel Anton Vassalli College (MAVC), Malta School of Art.

The winner of each section will be selected through a fair and impartial process by a panel of judges appointed by the organisers. All decisions by the judging panel are final.

Winners will be announced through a circular mentioning names of winners, class and
respective schools/colleges, as well as by email. The winning works, as well as a selection of other entries, will be exhibited at the Mikiel Anton Vassalli – Malta School of Art, Valletta, later this year. Thus, the art works submitted might need to be delivered at the Malta School of Art at a later date for this exhibition.

Read on to learn more about the competition rules and regulations:

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Kompetizzjoni – Inħobb Immur l-Iskola Anke waqt il-Covid

Fi Frar li għadda, il-Kulleġġ San Nikola nhieda kompetizzjoni bl-isem ‘Inħobb Immur l-Iskola Anke Waqt il-Covid’. It-tfal tal-Ħames sena kellhom iċ-ċans li jibgħatu tpinġijiet u vidjows ta’mhux aktar minn 10 sekondi dwar din it-tema. Ħawnhekk tistaw issibu xi whud mix-xogħlijiet li ħejjew it-tfal tal-Kulleġġ. Grazzi lill-istudenti u lill-għalliema li ħadu sehem!

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SNC Mġarr Primary receives Bronze Award for matemaTIKKA

St. Nicholas College Mgarr Primary School has been awarded the matemaTIKKA Bronze Award with their online activity, Around Malta Digital Scavenger Hunt.

The matemaTIKKA Award scheme held by the Science Centre (Pembroke) aims to promote innovative school/college projects and instantiates to strengthen effective engagement, learning and achievement in Mathematics. Three winning projects were announced during the tikka MATEMATIKA seminar and the project representatives were presented the Award plaques by Ms. Marica Delia – Head, Operational Management – Digital Business Services – COO Office at HSBC Head Quarters Qormi.

matemaTIKKA Awards are sponsored by HSBC Malta Foundation.

Watch a short video about our Project here:

The full list of winning projects can be found here https://primarymaths.skola.edu.mt/matemtikka-award/