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Netball team passing drill

The children have been focusing on basic skills of netball through regular and consistent training over the last few weeks. There are netball drills for every aspect of the game, from shooting to conditioning, to help develop those skills. To help players learn the different positions on the court they have been looking at techniques in changing speed and direction. To do this they have them run to the position and call out its name before they get there. This can be done with the different Read more [...]

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Hands-on Activity: DNA Extraction Lab

During Science some of the children have been learning about DNA.

DNA (short for deoxyribonucleic acid) is the single most important molecule
in living cells.

DNA is contained in the chromosomes, which are located inside the nucleus of a cell.

The children took part in a hands-on activity looking at what DNA looks like using a banana.

The activity followed on with an exercise discussing how the DNA looked like.

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Learning about the Nomads in History!

Our Young learners have been learning all about the Nomads during History. Nomads moved around a lot. They lived in tents. They gathered grasses and berries and hunted animals for food. Some people who lived during this time period slept outside. They ate food that they picked and hunted, and they went from place to place. Some nomads settled down and grew crops. They watered the crops and built houses. They built walls around the houses. They lived in the Fertile Crescent. Our Read more [...]

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Science- Watch a Plant Drink Activity!

This term our young learners have been learning about living things that have basic needs that help them stay alive.

They took part in a hands-on activity yesterday to see how a plant drinks water.

This experiment involved placing celery in a glass of coloured water to see how the plant drinks the water.

The children were able to record the results once they saw what had happened.

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Arabic- Sun and Moon Letters (حورف شمسية و قمرية)

During Arabic this week some of the students have been learning about the Sun and Moon Letters. The consonants are divided into two groups, called the sun letters or solar letters (Arabic: حروف شمسية‎ ḥurūf shamsiyyah) and moon letters or lunar letters (حروف قمرية ḥurūf qamariyyah), based on whether they assimilate the letter lām (ﻝ l) of a preceding Arabic definite article al- (الـ), which is an important general rule used in Arabic grammar. The 14 Sun-letters Read more [...]

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Excellent Progress Made in Tuition Club Online Classes!

In September we introduced our brand new online classes, following on from the success of our onsite Tuition Club in Manchester. Alhamdulilah we have now expanded our service to cater for home-schooled children from around the World. We are dedicated to supporting home-schooling parents and hope that we can now fulfil our ethos with parents in other cities and countries. The subjects that we provide support in are English, Maths, Arabic, Science, Islamic Studies, History and Geography. Since commencing, Read more [...]

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Learning about Greece and its History!

Our aged 6-7 home-schooled children have been learning about Greece and its History. Through discussion they have learnt about what happened to the barbarians who lived in Greece, how they became civilized, built houses, learned how to read, etc. To understand the culture the children took part in a cooking activity to show the types of food that were available within Greece at that time period. Children got involved in making Hummus which included the following ingredients - chick peas Read more [...]

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How the digestion system works in humans!

Our home-schooled students have been describing how the digestion system works in humans. Focus points were to know what the mouth, tongue, teeth, oesophagus, stomach and intestine do to help us digest our food as well as knowing the order of our digestive system. Digestion is a scientific way of describing how we break down our food. It describes everything that happens to our food once it enters our mouths. The digestive system starts in our mouths. When food is swallowed it leaves Read more [...]

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Artist Ian Murphy’s inspired like drawings!

Ian Murphy is a UK based Fine artist of 30 years, known for his passion for journeys, inspiring his artworks. The rugged and eroded landscape, both natural and the constructed, feature strongly in his visual stimulus, as he seeks to investigate the environments that fracture and decay to get the best ideas for his mixed media canvases in the studio. Our home-schooled children have been looking at his drawings and have produced some excellent thumbnail sketches inspired by his artwork. These Read more [...]

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