SCHOOL BLOG

SCHOOL BLOG

It’s not too late…

It’s not too late…

As the start of the new academic year approaches, here is a little reminder that it’s never too late to pick up a book. If you want to support your child’s learning and boost their confidence in school, here’s how a little extra reading can help, especially in...

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Mr. Lee Fabia – Head of Secondary

Mr. Lee Fabia – Head of Secondary

My First Few Days at The Aquila School As I sit in my house in Liverpool (UK) all alone, I have taken some time to reflect on my first few days as the new Head of Secondary at The Aquila School.    Never did I expect my first few weeks to be working from home,...

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Miss Cherelle Pointon – Key Stage 3 Science Teacher

Miss Cherelle Pointon – Key Stage 3 Science Teacher

This year will certainly be one to remember! The first Year 7s of The Aquila School have shown nothing but enthusiasm and eagerness towards their science lessons. Their investigation skills and their constant questions show their enjoyment for this subject. When we...

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Mr. Andrew May – Year 3 Class Teacher

Mr. Andrew May – Year 3 Class Teacher

Ensuring the spark is still there Home learning has presented us as a school, as a class group and as individuals with a unique challenge that very few of us could have predicted a few months ago. However, I couldn’t be prouder of the way my Year 3 Discoverers class...

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Miss Elizabeth Howden – Year 1 Class Teacher

Miss Elizabeth Howden – Year 1 Class Teacher

More connected than ever As I am writing this from my new makeshift home office - I have just finished talking to my class about their weekend in our daily live registration. This live registration time, in my eyes, is the best way to start my days during these...

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Keeping the Curriculum Relevant

Keeping the Curriculum Relevant

While there are many different curriculums available, the underlying principles are the same - the curriculum is designed to prepare children to live and work in an uncertain future. As such, teaching will provide children with a wide range of skills and a depth of...

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CAS activities

CAS activities

Children come to school to learn so many things to help them to prepare for their future. We can put these into three categories – children learn skills, knowledge and attitudes. Naturally, a significant amount of learning takes place in the classrooms – but – through...

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The importance of school lunches

The importance of school lunches

Research shows what every parent knows – children learn better and are more focused and alert when they have slept well and have been eating healthily. This includes having a proper breakfast before school. At The Aquila School, we are pleased to be working in...

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Improving your child’s English

Improving your child’s English

Lots of families we meet are concerned about their child’s level of English and how they will cope in an English speaking school.  This is a concern that families have all over the world, even in the UK! We know that children are very adaptable and pick things up very...

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Developing a love of reading

At The Aquila School we want every child to develop a love of reading and love coming to school. It goes without saying that learning to read is an essential life skill needed for education, the workplace and being able to survive on a day to day basis. Have you ever...

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