With over 550 tickets going out, our families and friends were able to enjoy a morning of true multicultural fun. The food generously provided allowed us to go around the world with a culinary feast; thank you to all for sharing dishes from your home country. Our Student Voice members contributed to the organisation and running of the stalls and are proving to be true leaders in the making. Sharing stories, ideas and opinions is key to being an active member of the world in which we live and I feel proud to be a part of this wonderful tradition at Rayyan. Children spoken to were mixed in their opinion as to where the most fun was to be had but most plumped for soaking the teacher! Events like this wouldn’t happen without a dedicated staff working behind the scenes and I would like to thank our Security and maintenance teams for their hard work. Thanks too to Mr. Creissen for all of the organisation with this remarkable event.
Cooperation has certainly been the buzzword of Rayyan this week and this couldn’t have been better emphasised than by Year 1A in their assembly. With all of the children articulating their lines perfectly, with confidence and poise, the class taught us of the amazing results which we can achieve through working together. 1A linked their International Primary Curriculum learning about the past with their English reading and writing skills to tell us a wonderful story involving magic keys and ancient peoples. As the youngest children to perform for us so far, they certainly showed how much they have progressed since Early Years, well done to all.
Footballers in Years 5 and 6 represented the school in the QPPSSA leagues last week, with girls playing on Monday and boys on Wednesday. The girls showed determination and enthusiasm but unfortunately didn’t get the results that they wanted. The boys played very well and only lost one match, providing the spectators with attractive football along the way. Thank you to all involved for wearing the Compass kit with pride and performing to the best of your abilities. This week, we wish the girls and boys of Years 3 and 4 the best of luck with their matches.
World Children’s Day is on Wednesday, 20 November and this year concentrates on 30 years of child rights that have helped transform children’s lives around the world. We shall mark this by wearing blue, the colour of UNICEF, for the day. This is a free event to raise awareness. More details of World Children’s Day can be found here.
Wednesday is a busy day as we also have Miss Coll’s parent seminar on up-levelling writing with your child, and later that evening is the Madinat Khalifa Secondary Open Evening which takes place at the Madinat Khalifa campus from 4.30pm to 7pm. On Thursday we look forward to 5A’s Herculean assembly!
Head of Campus, Rayyan