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Għargħur Primary awarded National Award in Dementia Sector


Year 5 students from Għargħur Primary School have been rewarded for their contribution to the dementia sector, during the first edition of a national award dedicated to this condition which is on the increase. The School was rewarded for Exceptional Contribution in Dementia in the first edition of the National Award in the Dementia Sector. Year 5 teacher, Ms. Marisa Pace explained that 28 students visited a home for the elderly and met with elderly inmates suffering from dementia. The teacher added that these initiatives help children to better understand the challenges brought on by this condition, which is becoming [...]

Għargħur Primary awarded National Award in Dementia Sector2021-04-20T15:44:42+02:00

Għargħur Primary Stops the Distribution of single-use plastic straws


Għargħur Primary School Council stopped the distribution of hundreds of single-use plastic straws that were delivered to the school in the first week of the new Free Milk Scheme. Whilst welcoming the re-introduction of the Milk Scheme at school, the School Council said that the initiative should not come at a cost to the environment. Għargħur Primary School Council notes that the new scheme is generating more waste than similar schemes in previous years. Rather than having milk from large cartons distributed in reusable cups the kids get from home, the new system gives a small milk carton to each [...]

Għargħur Primary Stops the Distribution of single-use plastic straws2021-04-17T11:09:08+02:00

Għargħur Primary receives Dyslexia-Friendly School Award


Għargħur Primary has been awarded the Dyslexia-Friendly School Award for implementing a number of dyslexia-friendly practices. Għargħur Primary and Siġġiewi Primary are the first primary schools in Malta to ever receive this award. Dyslexia Friendly Schools are inclusive and proactive schools that lead to the development of self-confidence and competences of all pupils. Such schools contribute to enhancing the learning opportunities of all pupils since they cater to learning differences through the implementation of some minor changes/adjustments in the teaching procedures. Being dyslexia-friendly is not about being a “special school.” It’s about being a school that has teachers who appreciate [...]

Għargħur Primary receives Dyslexia-Friendly School Award2021-04-20T15:06:15+02:00

Għargħur Primary inaugurates Qatra Qatra Project


Għargħur Primary inaugurated the Qatra Qatra Project aimed at replenishing the water table whilst giving its students a great learning experience. Funded by HSBC Water Programme - Catch the Drop Campaign, the main aim of the Qatra Qatra project was to install a GEO-INF system rainwater infiltration system to recover rainwater that was currently being wasted and ending up in the streets of Għargħur. Through Qatra Qatra the rain water falling on a substantial part of Għargħur Primary School is being drained into a buffer tank, run into a gravel filter and eventually be discharged into the borehole to replenish [...]

Għargħur Primary inaugurates Qatra Qatra Project2021-04-17T10:57:27+02:00