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St. Andrews Samakee Blog

Our regular blogs will keep you up to date with what is happening at Samakee!


Year 3 Class Blog

My goodness it has been a busy half term for the Northern Lights. We kicked off the start of the new term with a very adventurous trip into the jungle. Both staff and children faced their fear of heights and did brilliantly to get across the Go Gibbon course. During the trip Mrs Anna was amazed that children were able...

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Year 5 Team Building/Problem Solving

While on our residential to Kanchanaburi, Year 5 pupils enjoyed a variety of activities and learning opportunities. Throughout the duration of the trip, Miss Na, the pupils and I identified that we wanted to develop the children's ability to solve problems under pressure while working collaboratively as a team. Each Friday morning, straight after assembly, our class have been presented with...

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Head of School Message – 30 March 2015

Thank you for attending Parent Consultation Evenings; it was a pleasure to see so many parents at school over the two evenings. School Photos - March 23rd - 25th: We have had a successful three days of school photos and we shall all anticipate seeing the results in the next few weeks. Thank you for your help with uniforms and your...

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Progress Update New Building:

The attached images show the progress that has been made on our new teaching block. The following images were taken on a recent walkabout with the School Directors', they track the most recent progress and show evidence of the recent heavy rainfall in our music room.  

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Rubbish, Rubbish, Rubbish

Last week River Redwood class got mucky in the school garden to explore the way we eat food. Year two explored the different packaging that our food comes in and how long each material takes to decompose, the time it takes for our waste to turn back into dirt. Year two worked in small teams to dig and...

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Safe Parking at Samakee 

In September 2014, in response to many parental requests and growing student numbers, Samakee invested a significant amount of money in a second car park. In addition to our former parking area, this second car park is 500square wah and provides a generous number of parking spaces for families and visitors. Ample for day to day needs, there is simply...

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Koh Kret Island

On Wednesday 25th February, Reception (FSS & FSK) went on a trip to Koh Kret Island.

Koh Kret is a small man-made island located on the Chao Phraya River in the province of Nonthaburi, and is some 2 km long and 1 km wide. It has seven main villages, the largest and most populous being Ban Mon. The island...

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Call-and-Response Singing

In our FSK Music Topic  "Call-and-Response", the children went to the "local market". The market was set up in the music room for the children to buy and sell fruits, vegetables and bread. Singing their questions and answers individually, while moving playfully through the market, the children learned some serious music concepts. For example:

  • Call-and-response - individually and in a group.
  • Musical form  (song-speech-song)...

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FSL Class Blog

We have made a great beginning this term! Our class has really grown with a few children who are new and others who have joined us from our Little Learner Programme. We have welcomed the following new children into our class this term: Kaiden, Kin, Laeo, Nara, Pada, Porchey, Tee Tee, Tuln, and Zen! Children who joined our class in Term...

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FSS Blog

During RAK week the children learned about Random acts of kindness and showing love to the people we care about. The children in FSS have been very busy learning all about what it means to love and care for each other and we have had some wonderful discussions in class about who we love. After all this talk about love it...

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