Extra! Extra! Teacher Boosts students' non-fiction writing skills with using newspaper report guidelines, formats and tips!. Our Keen writers this week have been writing up a persuasive holiday article. The session provided a motivating and memorable image to stimulate discussion, before introducing the grammar element. Students have had time to practise using this feature, before undertaking a short writing task to apply what they have learnt in the context of creative writing!
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Our Young learners aged 5-6 have been learning all about The Great Fire of London this week!. They listened to an audio and imagined what it would have been like. The children then found out about some facts about his historical event. Did you know that The Great Fire of London happened between 2-5 September in 1666. The fire began in a bakery on Pudding Lane. Before the fire began, there had been a drought in London that lasted for 10 months, so the city was very dry!. Lots of people had houses Read more [...]
This week Year 6 have enjoyed learning how to tell and read the time in arabic. During the arabic lesson they have been learning:
How to ask for time in Arabic:
1- “kami as-sā’ah?” كم الساعة؟ (What time is it?) or
2- “kami as-sā’ah al-ān?” كم الساعة الأن؟ (What time is it now?).
How to read and tell the different forms of time (e.g):
Quarter past – والربع
Twenty past – والثلث
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Alternative energy sources are a big deal these days. One such source is the wind. Our Homeschooled children having been finding out how wind turbine can use the power of the wind to generate energy for their science project. The students aged 10-11, designed various turbines using diffrent blades to find out which produces the most energy, and put the wind to work!
What is it about the shape of a rotor on a wind turbine that makes it spin easily in the wind? Our students went on to investigate Read more [...]
Our students online have been creative wrting this week! students now recognise the power of poetry—its ability to inspire emotions, recall a favourite memory or writing just for a giggle!. Poems come in a wide variety —from haikus, to ones that follow conventions of word choice and line length, to the-sky-is-the-limit free verse!.
Writing poetry makes your writing better. Poetry gives you a deeper understanding of the language and it allows you to see your writing differently. Poetry enables Read more [...]
Our wonderful online students aged 10-11 have been practising writing in Arabic. They went on to describe how they celebrated their Eid day! Children who read have better language skills. For our students who are learning the Arabic language read, speak and now have the essential writing skills.
Writing in Arabic helps you become familiar with the language. It's also a great way to learn new vocabulary, grammar and get a feel for the style without needing to formally study writing. Essentially, Read more [...]
Our homeschooled children have been experimenting! The students aged 10-11 used electricity to split water into its two elements, hydrogen and oxygen. Although the oxygen remain dissolved, they saw evidence of the hydrogen ions. This process is called Water Electrolysis.
When students hook up the wires, electricity flows in a loop from the battery, down one of the pencils, through the water, then up the other pencil and back to the battery. The electricity actually breaks the water molecules Read more [...]
Every language has its own idioms and expression and the English language has plenty of phrases that is useful to learn. Idioms are words or phrases that are not meant to be taken literally and usually have a cultural meaning behind them. Most of the English idioms you hear are offering advice’s but also contain some underlying principles and values. Our home-schooled children ages 10-11 have been having fun trying to work out what the meaning behind commonly used idioms we use in our our every Read more [...]
The Tuition Club resumes back on Monday 1st June 2020
The Tuition Club will be continuing online back at the normal timings of 10am-3pm InshaAllah.
Please watch out for regular updates via our Facebook and Twitter accounts (‘Tuitionclub) or join us on our Telegram channel (telegram.me/thetuitionclub)
The Tuition Club resumes back on Monday 20th April 2020
The Tuition Club will operate at slightly different hours.
This is to bring ease to those who are fasting during the blessed month of Ramadan and may find it difficult to arrive online at 10:00am after night prayers etc.
The opening times for this term will be as follows: 11am – 4pm
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