Eco Warriors Club
The Eco Warriors club in Primary School is looking for help from parents. They need willing volunteers to help develop and maintain a vegetable garden on the top of the R block building. This is a huge job but with your help they know they can do it.
Why do we want to grow our own vegetables?
A school garden is a powerful educational tool. Through gardening, students become more responsible and learn important science skills of trial and error, predicting and problem solving. They have the opportunity to learn real agricultural life skills on a small scale as well as understand the interconnections among all living and nonliving things. The children also gain a deep understanding of where their food comes from and how to harvest and prepare healthy and delicious food. In addition, working with nature is very relaxing and allows children to really focus and unwind whilst building important teamwork skills.
What we need to succeed
We need help! We know that many of our parents are skilled and knowledgeable gardeners, understanding well what will grow specifically in Thailand. We need help sourcing high quality local seeds and soil. We need people to help us develop and maintain the space. All expertise is welcome!
If you are interested please contact Miss Helen on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Round one of Word Mania has now begun, and it will end on 9 November. For those of you who haven’t heard of Word Mania, it is a competition for schools all over the world, which gets children to make as many words as possible in three minutes. Word Mania has been shown to improve the variety of skills involved - including phonics, spelling, vocabulary and word knowledge - on average by 36%.
Last year, we did very well in the Word Mania competition. Year 4 did particularly well, as they came 3rd in the world!! Let’s see if we can even better this year. The children will be joining in the fun at school, and we would like you to encourage your child to play this at home too. Your child’s teacher should have given the login details to their class already.
For more information about Word Mania, please have a look at the website by following this link.