Students from Rabat Middle School and Dingli Secondary school have made TV Headlines thanks to their participation in the Climate Detectives Project, which is hosted by the European Space Agency. Watch this short clip, produced by One TV, which describes their project as well as their meeting with Minister for Education and Employment, Dr. Owen Bonnici.
St. Nicholas College, Rabat Middle School and Dingli Secondary School participated in the Climate Detectives Project, which is hosted by the European Space Agency. We are pleased to announce that the Maltese Project, coordinated by Ms. Judith Smith (HoD Science) and Ms. Moira Buttigieg (HoD Geography) received a Commended Award out of a total of 450 participating students. Below are the 4 schools who received this prestigious award:
Water Detectives, Malta – The team investigated how changes in climate, mainly rainfall and temperature, are impacting water flow and farming in Qlejgħa Valley, Malta.
Flood and wildfire explorers, Greece – The team investigated the effects of wildfires, deforestation, and increased precipitation on the severity of flash floods.
I.E.S.S. FOR CLIMATE, Italy – The team explored why in recent times sudden and violent whirlwinds are generated in the geographical area of Emilia Romagna, Italy.
Vianu Climate Detectives, Romania – The team investigated whether there is any connection between deforestation and the disappearance of the ‘classical’ four seasons.
Full feedback on all the projects can be found here –https://www.esa.int/Education/Climate_detectives/Final_congratulations_to_the_2019-2020_Climate_Detectives_student_teams.
Martina Muscat, a former Year 11 student attending St. Nicholas College, Dingli Secondary School, achieved perfect results in her MATSEC Examinations. She obtained passes in the following 11 subjects at SEC Level with Grade 1: Art, English Language, English Literature, Environmental Studies, European Studies, French, Italian, Maltese, Mathematics, Physics and Religious Knowledge and Grade 2 in Social Studies. She is also the recipient of the Dom Maurus Caruana Prize, worth €47.00. This prize is awarded annually to the candidate who obtains the highest number of marks in the Religious Knowledge examination at SEC Level. Continue reading
Monday 28th of October marked the second School Exchange Visit for Erasmus – Leadership for Change Project, which is a college-wide initiative in collaboration with European Schoolnet (Brussels), as well as schools from Portugal, Italy, Flanders, and Castilla y León.
Monday 21st of October marked the second School Exchange Visit for Erasmus – Leadership for Change Project, which is a college-wide initiative in collaboration with European Schoolnet (Brussels), as well as schools from Portugal, Italy, Flanders, and Castilla y León.
Parents and Guardians whose children attend Rabat and Dingli schools (both Primary, Middle and Secondary), kindly note that road works are now in progress at George Borg Oliver Street in Rabat. Works commenced on the 21st January (at St. Domenic Church side). For those students making use of public transport (Tal-Linja) in order to attend/return home from school, kindly note changes in Public Transport Bus Journeys for routes 51, 52, 53, 56, 181 and 201.
More information can be obtained from Dingli Local Council Facebook Page.