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Sea Turtle Festival “Sea Turtle Festival in the time of Covid-19”

The Festival this year was held as a Webinair that was the first in its genre bringing students from Mahe, Praslin and La Digue together using the Zoom platform. Guest speakers from various local NGOs and organisations conducted short presentations discussing the different programmes that their organisations are undertaking in regards to the protection of the sea turtle. There were […]

Caterpillar Capers

The arrival of 5 hungry caterpillars in ISS caused a lot of reaction. The early morning gardeners discovered the Deaths Head Hawks moth Caterpillar feeding on the plants we were watering. What a surprise ! This amazing caterpillar has a skull on its head and is very large. The students were amazed and did some research about this wonderfully hungry […]

Year 6 Environmental Trips

6A was very excited to participate in some outdoor education lessons this term. The 3 sessions included a trip to Port Launay beach to study plants and leaves, a journey to the waterfall via the mangrove boardwalk in the Ramsar wetlands and a tour of the Biodiversity Centre at Barbarons to find out more about endemic plants. The students were […]

ISS ART STUDENTS ILLUSTRATE CLIMATE CHANGE IN BIG DRAW EVENT

ISS students along with 5 other schools in Mahe got together to share their concerns about climate change. ‘Big Draw’ has been organised by the Arterial Network Seychelles for the last four years. This year’s event took place last Saturday under the theme ‘A Climate of Change’ and brought the work of 80 students together. The Big Draw was to […]