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.

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

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/

Competition for Primary School Students – Design a Plane!

The Institute of Engineering and Transport within the Malta College for Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST) is launching a design competition for primary school children in Years 4, 5 and 6.

To participate: Design the colour scheme for the body and wings of a Piper Seneca aeroplane. See below the picture of this plane.

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Code.SprintMT Challenge for Secondary School Students

Code.sprintMT is a competition about problem solving and programming for Computing students from the secondary, post-secondary and undergraduate schools/institutions. Students are given a series of tasks to solve within a time frame using the programming language stipulated by the syllabus. A judging panel will assess the participants’ solutions and a winner and two runners up, are announced. Also, students within the secondary category can achieve an MQF 3 certification. This year, it will be held between the 10th and 24th July 2021. In this 4th edition of code.sprintMT, all certificates issued to participants, finalists and top three will be issued in digital form via blockchain technology.

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Annual Competition: Piggy Bank for Istrina

Although we are still going through a time of uncertainty, preparations for this year’s ‘L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank’ campaign are already under way. Therefore, all children are invited to participate in the drawing competition we are launching in order to select the designs for the piggy banks, which this year will once again be made of recycled cardboard. The theme of the competition, which will pave the way for L-Istrina 2021, is ‘Seeking what unites us’

Children can participate, individually or in groups, by sending their original drawings on A4 white paper by 30th April 2021 to the following address: Kompetizzjoni L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank, The Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation, Il-Palazz tal-President, il-Belt Valletta VLT 1115. While no writing should be done on the respective drawing paper, the participant’s name, postal address, school name, telephone number, and email address should be written on a separate sheet of paper.

Anyone who would like more information or have any questions can send an email to mccf@gov.mt or call on 22053317.

Digital Art Exhibition and Competition

The Directorate for Learning and Assessment Programmes would like to invite students from all year groups at state and non-state schools to participate in a Digital Art Exhibition and Competition. Class teachers (at Primary level) and Art teachers, Media Literacy teachers and Information Technology teachers (at Secondary level) are encouraged to collaborate and guide students’ participation by choosing ONE of the below as a starting point to develop a digital artwork:

  • Infinity
  • Emotions
  • Colours
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