Garden Club attendees had a great time yesterday planting Tomato and Carrot seedlings in our learning garden. The children were very excited to see the development of the seedlings from the seeds that they planted before the Ramadhaan break. Attendees also took part in a plant growth sequencing activity and made colourful paper flowers that open when placed in water, which shows how the unique properties of water help flowers bloom in the spring.
Next week attendees will plant their herbs in Read more [...]
Garden Club resumes tomorrow at 1.30pm! Our attending home-schooled children are looking forward to seeing the development of their seeds since the Ramadhaan break, and will have the opportunity to plant the remaining seedlings outdoors! Don't miss out - register at tuitionclub.org/gardenclub or register on the day.
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The Tuition Club is now closed for the half term break.
We hope everyone has a lovely Eid and we will resume back on Monday 10th June 2019 in shaa Allaah
The aim of the experiment was to determine what are the factors that contribute to rusting in metals or leading them to corrode.
Rust is the crumbly, brown material which is caused by the chemical reaction or rather an oxidation process of iron and steel. Iron and steel rust in the presence of oxygen and water.
When a metal object such as nail, rusts the molecules of iron on the surface of the nail exchange atoms with the oxygen in the air and produce a new substance, the reddish-brown ferrous Read more [...]
Garden Club attendees had a great time on Tuesday planting onion and potato seeds and cucumber seedlings in our learning garden. The children were very excited to see the development of the seedlings from the seeds that they planted the previous week. All attendees had a great time gardening and are looking forward to attending the next session after the Ramadhaan break.
After the break attendees will resume planting their seedlings outdoors and will continue their outdoor learning journey. Read more [...]
Tomorrow our attending home-schooled children will plant the remaining seeds outdoors and will also check the progress of their seed trays from last week! Don't miss out - register at tuitionclub.org/gardenclub or register on the day.
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Children have been developing observational skills by creating tonal grid drawing during Art lessons.
The grid method involves drawing a grid over your reference picture/photo, and then drawing a grid of equal ratio on your work surface/paper.
Drawing complex objects purely by eye, without any visual aid like construction lines, or a physical aid like a proportional divider can be difficult.
However, using the grid method can help with drawing objects or pictures which require accuracy.
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Our home-schooled children have been learning how to write letters in Arabic.
Some of the children wrote about Ramadhan, the act of Fasting and what their day would be like during Ramadhan.
Others wrote about a recent trip they went on with their family.
Garden Club attendees yesterday had a great time planting a variety of seeds in growing trays and propagators. The seeds planted included tomato, carrot, beetroot, cucumber, strawberry and herb seeds. In addition the children finished planting the fruit trees, which they started during the previous session. They also put out our brand new waterproof cushions for the outdoor classroom seating area. All attendees had a great time gardening in the beautiful weather alhamdulilah.
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In Science some of our children have been creating a tasty model to investigate plate tectonics.
This was a hands-on activity to teach students about plate tectonics.
The model describes the structure of the Earth’s plates and the Earth’s layers as well as the theory of plate tectonics.
This activity was completed after initial instruction on the layers of the Earth and tectonic plates.