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

Developing Skills for Writing!

Did you know that when your child is having fun exploring the climbing equipment and apparatus at school, they are developing skills ready for writing? Climbing equipment such as our large wooden apparatus is the perfect place for children to develop a stable core. The core muscles are the many different muscles in the abdomen and back that work together to...

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Blast off in Year 3!

Year 3 have been exceptionally busy for the last few weeks. Everything we have been learning about has been based around our topic of Space and the Universe. We tried to present as much of our hard work as possible in our assembly - I hope you enjoyed it. It all started during science week when we learnt about different forces...

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Parking at School

I am writing to give advice regarding driving and parking around the school and to encourage more considerate parking at our school by parents and drivers. We are happy for parents to park on the road outside the school, but please drive slowly and watch out for children crossing. Please do not park in front of the school gate and KS2...

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ISB Swim Fest November 2013

Wow….! Another fantastic Swim Meet for the developing Samakee Swim Squad! An early Warm-Up time for our students, at a huge venue, but everyone turned up extremely excited at the prospect of racing despite the rain on Saturday morning. We had children from Year 1 to Year 5 competing over the two days. Some of our students were competing in completely new...

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On Being a Toddler

On Thursday 28th November, our Toddler Group will come to an end for this term, classes will resume again on Tuesday 28th January. I would like to thank the toddlers and their parents/carers for their enthusiastic participation this term. It has certainly been a pleasure to take part in their explorations of the school environment as they strive to learn...

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A Focus on the Philippines

After the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan EYFS wanted to dedicate this week to the topic of weather and the country of the Philippines. All week long we have been working on various weather inspired activities. We also compared pictures of the Philippines with pictures of Thailand and found out that many geographical features are the same. We saw that...

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Crazy Experiments in Early Years

Early Years had a very exciting Science Week. Every morning we got together as a team to witness some pretty crazy experiments. We had Ms Tabietha making explosions out of coke and mentos, Mr Iain measuring and chasing shadows, Mr Sethi walking on eggs and Ms Kylie attempted to suck an egg through a glass bottle. We then had integrated filled with...

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Science Week in Year 2


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