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St. Andrews Samakee Blog

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


End of Term Tennis for Years 4 & 5

Year 4 and 5 enjoyed a trip to the local tennis courts today to celebrate the end of term. They teamed up to play tennis together, whilst others enjoyed using the court to play a few games of volleyball. It was very impressive to see the children's tennis skills and they clearly really enjoy the sport. Sadly, the thunder and...

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Moving-On-Day at Samakee

"I've been learning and growing in each and every way. And now it's time for "moving on" day!"

On Tuesday morning the children were invited to meet their new teachers and visit their new classrooms in preparation for Academic Year 2013-2014. The children's new teachers shared some of the exciting activities planned for next year and they...

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Birds of a Feather

The EYFS topic for 2 weeks starting on Monday 13th May was Birds of a Feather’. The children and staff spent two wonderful weeks hatching activities relating to birds right across the different ‘areas of learning and development.’ In the nest of literacy we used eggs to investigate word families. We of course had our ‘Words of the Week’ relating to...

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An Explosive Term for the World Explorers!

  Twenty children eagerly enrolled for the first World Explorers Club. We had a fantastic time finding out all about volcanoes. We studied volcanoes in Hawaii, Indonesia and USA. We also found out about the Ring of Fire!  

Then we made our own volcanoes out of a box, a bottle and heaps of paper mache! We painted them, strengthened them...

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Early Years and ICT

  Here’s a little bit of information about the use of ICT in our Early Years setting. Our school blog is an ideal way to showcase some examples of this work and celebrate the children’s wonderful progress this year.  

ICT and Creativity

Sir Ken Robinson Enabling and stimulating creativity is very important in everything that...

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St Andrews Samakee Supports the United Nations

Our Key Stage Two children felt privileged to be invited to work with the United Nations on a special, global project, My World. The aim of the project is to illicit votes from people from all walks of life so that the UN can establish a new set of world development goals based upon the priorities of it's citizens. The children...

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Design and Technology May 2013

Here are some of the fantastic design projects created this term at St Andrews Samakee. Examples were on display at our recent Open Day. The Year 5’s have tie dyed and sewed logos on T-shirts. They made working fairground models using electrical circuits as part of their ‘Thrills and Spills topic.’ They designed spy bags with gadgets that were made out...

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St Andrews Samakee Refreshes their Brand!

In May 2012, St Andrews International School Samakee was awarded Three Star ‘Gold’ accreditation status by the UK-based agency ‘CfBT’. To be the first International school in the world to be awarded Gold status was an amazing achievement for our small school. We are understandably proud of being recognized both within our community and beyond as an outstanding school. It...

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St Andrews Samakee Launches New Development

In 2013-2014, St Andrews Samakee is launching an exciting new development designed to move the school forward and to build on the high quality learning experiences we provide and the outstanding achievement made by our children. This new development focuses on several important elements: • rebranding; • creating of new and improved facilities; • providing of more places in Early Years and Primary; and •...

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