”Hurry, Hurry Drive the Fire Truck!”

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Last week children in Reception 2 went for a fantastic educational visit to Seychelles Fire and Rescue station. They have been busy learning about the important role firefighters play within our community. Whilst at the station we had the opportunity to watch the firefighters’ practice for the upcoming National Day Parade. The excitement continued as we met firefighter Paul who was keen to recruit some new team members! Lucky Thane Confait got the opportunity to put on the uniform and become a real firefighter!

After learning about how brave and courageous the crew are and asking all those burning questions, we had a look at some of the different engines in the station and all the tools and equipment required for the job. The climax of the visit was having the opportunity to squirt the powerful hose and take the obligatory ride in a fire engine! ‘’Hurry, Hurry drive the fire truck’’ was sung throughout the Early Childhood section for the rest of the day!

Many thanks to firefighter Paul for the exhilarating morning.

 

 

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Year 8 students visit SSPCA

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A group of the Eco Club students who helped to raise funds for the SSPCA went along to deliver a cheque of the money raised at their Bake Sale. The cheque for 6114 SR was gratefully received and will go towards building more outdoor exercise areas for the many stray dogs at the centre. At the moment there are 145 dogs and puppies and 25 cats and kittens! The enthusiastic animal lovers all ended up cuddling the young animals and 4 of the pupils are keen to volunteer at the SSPCA in the future. Anyone who wishes to adopt a puppy or kitten can call the SSPCA or visit the centre any weekday morning.

 

 

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STEM Update

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Computer science students in year 7 and year 8 recently took part in specially arranged STEM lesson. The students had fun using a small single board computer called a microbit. The school has purchased a full set of these ‘byte size’ computers and programming them is inspiring students to think about computer science in more interesting ways.

 

A specialist guest teacher from Giggleswick school in the UK (Alison Earnshaw) led 2 brilliant lessons.

 

 

 

 

 

Here the students can be seen having fun programming the microbits.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alison said she was impressed with our students progress and motivation to learn more.

 

 

Mr Scales thanked Alison for her excellent lessons and promised to deliver a similar lesson to her students when he’s back in the UK.

Heritage Day Clean up project—Rochon dam

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Students from ISS joined Mont Fleuri and Plaisance schools to clean up the view point at Rochon Dam. Our young eco warriors picked up litter and helped to paint the kiosk there. Many thanks to the Eco leaders Ms Sandrina who organised and invited us to join this project. We hope that future visitors to the viewpoint will take their litter home with them.

 

 

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