5 July 2016

Chinese New Year cards

We are forging new links with a school in Tangshan, China. Year1 enjoy looking at Chinese New Year cards sent from our new friends. Year 5 have drawn pictures of "The view from our window" and sent them to China.

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22 June 2016

Whole school said 'goodbye' in Chinese

The visit culminated in the cutting of a cake depicting the flags of our 2 countries. We discussed forming lasting relationships to enhance the cultural provision in our schools. Y5 ended the visit by performing 'Cotton-eyed Joe' in the playground and the whole school said 'goodbye' in Chinese. A…

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21 June 2016

'Shakespeare Lives' project

The visit is funded by the British Council and is part of a 'Shakespeare Lives' project which involves Keelby and 6 other schools in Lincolnshire. We have already made links with Ms Zhang Choi from Xishanlu Primary in Tangshan. We have sent and received pictures and pieces of writing including…

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20 June 2016

Our visitors from Tangshan

We are proud to have welcomed our visitors from Tangshan today. 7 Headteachers and the British Council Ambassador arrived to a colourful display of flag waving and singing. Our Y5 pupils gave a wonderful performance of a scene from Macbeth.

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20 June 2016

A Keelby Welcome!

This morning we have welcomed our visitors from China

At Keelby Primary Academy our children develop a respect for other cultures and beliefs while celebrating similarity and diversity.

We are proud to hold the International School's Award and are currently working towards full…

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22 February 2016

Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras

We have been comparing and contrasting the traditions that are celebrated on Shrove Tuesday in the UK with Mardi Gras in parts of France, Germany and New Orleans and Rio de Janeiro.

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20 February 2016

Speaking French in our Family Groups

We focused on speaking French in our Family Groups this week in preparation for visiting The Mardi Gras Colouring Cafe. Years 3&4 have been learning about French life and customs so they invited the whole school to join them on Friday 12th February at their cafe. We practised basic French…

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12 February 2016

House Teams Competition

In our House Teams we competed against one another to see who could toss a pancake the most times in one minute. Finalists from each Family Group went on to represent their House teams in a Pancake Race on the afternoon of Friday 12th February. The whole school enjoyed watching and cheering for…

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10 July 2015

Our 8 International Ambassadors recently visited Welton St Mary's Primary Academy

Our 8 International Ambassadors recently visited Welton St Mary's Primary Academy to collaborate with some of their pupils to sing and record a song to send to partner schools in Bangladesh. The children created a 'fact book ' about UK rivers and the affect that they can have on our lives. We have…

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25 June 2015

The final assembly for Mr Bashak

The final assembly for Mr Bashak was extremely poignant. Our classrooms had become connected and we celebrated the beginning of our Learning Journey together. The children sang with such emotion that Mr Bashak clearly realised he was a very important visitor at Keelby Primary Academy. He was…

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25 June 2015

Ratan Bashak

Ratan Bashak would like to wish everyone at Keelby Primary Academy a happy holiday.

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24 June 2015

Visit from Mr Ratan Bashak

Keelby Primary Academy is proud to have hosted a visit from Mr Ratan Bashak. Mr Bashak is a teacher at Santahar Government Primary School in Bogra, Bangladesh. Mrs White presented Mr Bashak with a pin depicting the UK flag and the flag of Bangladesh. Mr Bashak wore the pin throughout his visit and…

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