12 March 2017

We hosted a visit from 4 Latvian teachers

We hosted a visit from 4 Latvian teachers on 10th March and we were proud to show them round our school and invite them to observe our teaching and learning.

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12 March 2017

'This is my Country'

Lincolnshire Plum Bread was a hit! The Latvian teachers spoke at our Assembly and showed us a video entitled 'This is my Country' which children and staff watched with appreciation of the pride the Latvians had for their country.

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12 March 2017

Latvian teachers visit

Latvian teachers were especially pleased to have the opportunity to watch a PE lesson outdoors as they had been hoping to see this all week as they visited schools around Lincoln and Gainsborough. The ladies were impressed by the confidence our children have and remarked on how maturely they speak…

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12 March 2017

'Question & Answer'

The visit ended with our International Ambassadors leading a 'Question & Answer' session in the playground at break.

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20 February 2017

Mr Bashak's pupils

Mr Bashak sent photos of the oldest pupils in his school preparing for their final exams and celebrating the end of their time at primary school. Mr Bashak emailed how proud he felt of his children. This became a theme for discussion in our Family Groups. We talked about what it meant to feel…

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25 October 2016

Visiting Chinese schools

Such a warm welcome and such happy, smiling children. Visiting Chinese schools was an unforgettable experience and the links between schools will flourish as new friendships have been founded.

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22 October 2016

Xishanlu Primary

Xishanlu Primary which is linked with Keelby Primary has recently constructed a Science/Arts building which created so many opportunities for pupils to be involved in practical experimentation using state of the art technology and toys such as Lego and Rubrics Cubes. The pupils demonstrated skills…

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22 October 2016

Lunchtime routines in China

In our Family Groups at Keelby Primary Academy we have discussed behaviour and what our value of 'Respect' means to us. We have looked at some photographs of how the Chinese children move around their schools and how they play at playtimes. We asked ourselves if we could learn any lessons from the…

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22 October 2016

Kindergarten in Tanshan

On arrival in Tanshan we visited a Kindergarten. The children were served their dinner, looked at books including 'A Squash and a Squeeze' by Julia Donaldson and sang songs to us.

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22 October 2016

All Chinese children play with equipment during breaks

Do we need more structure during playtimes at Keelby Primary Academy? All Chinese children play with equipment during breaks and this promotes co-operation and collaboration. Something to discuss in Family Groups.

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