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Grandparents Reading in School

Grandparents Reading in School

  We were so happy that some of our more experienced members of our extended community took the time to visit classes this morning! We invited grandparents in to read or tell stories from their home country. Thank you all for supporting our school...

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Aspen Heights Beach Trip

Aspen Heights Beach Trip

  On Thursday children from FS2-Y5 took their learning to the beach! They all learned a ‘Talk 4 writing’ story entitled ‘My friend Whale ‘, rescued ‘turtle eggs’, played beach games, had a sandcastle competition, created artwork in the style of Andy...

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Laura Wall Author – Memorable Learning

Laura Wall Author – Memorable Learning

Laura Wall At Aspen we commit to inspiring your children with memorable learning experiences. We were fortunate to be able to host the author Laura Wall in our school who inspired our children with stories about her life as an author and illustrator. They all enjoyed...

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International Day 2018

International Day 2018

  The children in the FS1 Butterflies class were excited to represent China for the International Day. We created some fancy hats for boys and some red hand-fans. We watched a visual where the children were greeting each other in...

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Marine Biologist Arabella Willing visits Aspen

Marine Biologist Arabella Willing visits Aspen

The expert marine biologist Arabella Willing, based at Saadiyat island visited our assembly yesterday to inspire and educate our children all about beach conservation, and hawksbill turtle conservation in preparation for our whole school beach trip on Thursday. We all...

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FS2 Sailing Club Trip

FS2 Sailing Club Trip

FS2 had a fabulous time at Yas sailing school. Over the last few weeks FS2 have explored the life of a pirate and produced some fantastic descriptive work about pirates. We knew it would be a challenge to get on an actual pirate ship therefore we were offered the...

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Y1 Zoo Trip

Y1 Zoo Trip

This week in Year 1 it has been very exciting as we went to the zoo on Tuesday. The children had a great time and it consolidated their scientific learning as they got to see animals from each animal group first hand. All of the children had the opportunity to...

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Y1 & Y2 Visit Al Bahya Library

Y1 & Y2 Visit Al Bahya Library

We were astounded at what an incredible community resource we have right on our doorstep. Year 1 and 2 visited the Al Bahya library and spent some time listening to stories by a local author (Nayrouz) and meeting her character puppets. We have arranged a...

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Extra Curricular Activities – Term 2

Extra Curricular Activities – Term 2

Great news! ECA's for Term 2 are ready to go. Activities will start on Sunday 21st January 2018, for 6 weeks, until Wednesday 8th March 2018. Please note that there will no ECA's from the 11th - 14th February 2018 due to Staff Well-Being Week and International Day...

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Year 1 Visit the Grand Mosque

Year 1 Visit the Grand Mosque

  On Monday 11th of December, Year 1 were very lucky as they went on an educational visit to the Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi.  Our topic this term has been all about the UAE.  We have been looking at significant people and buildings in Abu Dhabi so we went there as...

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