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Opening of Applications for School Transport in State Schools 2022/3

By |May 14th, 2022|Categories: News|

School Transport in State Schools is organised by the Ministry for Education and Employment. The Ministry provides school transport services to State Schools in Malta and Gozo and currently organises over 660 routes daily, serving approximately 13,000 students. School transport is a free service for all eligible students attending State Schools. Eligibility for State School Transport has been kept as in previous years as per below: Kindergarten and Primary Schools – Students residing [...]

Benchmark Exams 2022

By |December 20th, 2021|Categories: News, School Circulars|

The end of Primary Benchmark Exams 2022 for students currently in Year 6 will be held between Tuesday 24th and Tuesday 31st May 2022, as per the timetable below. EXAMINATION SYLLABI The End of Primary Benchmark will be based on the State Primary Syllabi for Maltese, English and Mathematics. These syllabi may be retrieved from: and

November Talks: Promoting Bilingualism in our Families

By |November 5th, 2021|Categories: News|

A number of meetings are being organised to promote bilingualism in Families. 9th November 9.30 a.m. - 11 am: Promoting bilingualism in our families: The role of oral communication- KG1 -Year 2 Virtual meeting with parents, conducted by Dr Lara, linguist. This meeting is for parents whose children are in KG1, KG2, Year 1 and Year 2. The topic is Oral Communication and the use of Two Languages, English and [...]

Registration Open for School Milk Scheme

By |October 19th, 2021|Categories: News|

Once again, the School Milk Scheme shall supply pupils from Kinder 1 to Year 6 with a portion of fresh, pasteurised milk. This scheme is financed by the Government of Malta, thus enabling all students to receive one portion of milk per week to help them adopt a healthier lifestyle. Whereas in previous years, the milk portions were distributed to pupils on school premises in portions of 250ml, due [...]

Applications for Breakfast Club 2021/2022 now open

By |August 24th, 2021|Categories: News|

Through a Government Scheme, the Għargħur Primary offers the Breakfast Club Service. This is a FREE service available for primary students whose parents/legal guardians are in employment. Through this service, the students are given the opportunity to have a healthy breakfast before school commences. The Breakfast Club operates on a daily basis during school days. Due to the current COVID situation, breakfast will be pre-packed and given to the [...]

Għargħur Primary Students Express Solidarity with Children in India

By |May 5th, 2021|Categories: News|

Għargħur Students expressed their solidarity with Indian counterparts passing through great hardship because of the escalation of the Covid-19 situation across the country. With awareness of what's happening around the world being part of their holistic education, Għargħur Primary Year 1 Students created this wall of solidarity to show empathy and encourage children living more than 6,400 kilometres away. As India battles a raging second wave, cases of children [...]

SkolaSajf 2021 Applications now open

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: News|

The Foundation for Educational Services has opened the applications for Skolasajf 2021. Applications are open till 2nd May 2021. The opening of Skolasajf will be subject to the advice and recommendations of the Public Health Authorities with regards to the COVID 19 pandemic situation. FEE – €25 (Per Child)  + Extra Hours @ 80c to the hour – Due to the current situation of COVID-19, no payment will be [...]

Digital Detox Challenge

By |April 17th, 2021|Categories: News|

With children spending much more time online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the more they are being exposed to online risks. The BeSmartOnline! team will be launching a #DigitalDetoxChallenge with the aim of encouraging children and young people to engage in offline activities so as to promote an online/offline balance. The #DigitalDetoxChallenge will be launched on the 31st of March for a period of 7 weeks. Every week a [...]

Għargħur Primary awarded National Award in Dementia Sector

By |September 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Għargħur Primary Stops the Distribution of single-use plastic straws

By |May 24th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Għargħur Primary receives Dyslexia-Friendly School Award

By |May 21st, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Għargħur Primary inaugurates Qatra Qatra Project

By |April 28th, 2018|Categories: News|

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 [...]