Sports’ Day – 05.02.16

All students attending Wardija Resource Centre participated in the second SPORTS’ DAY for this scholastic year. Sports’ Day was held at Cottonera Sports Complex and as in past years, students had the opportunity to take part in various physical activities. These included Target Game, Battle Game, Obstacle Race, Hockey, Parachute, Football and Zumba. Parents/carers were also invited and they had the opportunity to take part and enjoy themselves together with our students.

Carnival Party – 04.02.16

A Carnival Party for all students and staff was held at our Resource Centre on Thursday 4th February, 2016. The students participated in games and dancing together with the staff. Peter Paul Tribali entertained the students as well as guest singers Kristina Casoloni and Maxine. At the end of the Carnival Party an award was given for the best costume for both students and staff.

Green Talk – Dinja Waħda 22.01.16

Fit-22 ta’ Jannar numru ta’ studenti kienu parti mill-“Green Talk” li tagħmel parti mill-proġett ta’ Dinja Waħda. Persuna mill-proġett ta’ Dinja Waħda ppreparat preżentazzjoni dwar l-ambjent. Ġie muri vidjow dwar l-ambjent ta’ madwarna li jinsabu mifruxa ma’ Malta u Għawdex kif ukoll dwar l-annimali u l-pjanti lokali u internazzjonali.

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Parents’ Meeting – 26.01.16

Today as part of the monthly meeting for parents organized at Dun Manwel Attard  Young Adult Education Resource Centre, an informal meeting with Dr Justyne Caruana took place. All parents present were given the opportunity to question and discuss concerns about their sons and daughters. Main concerns were targeted at the way forward of our students once they terminate their attendance at the  Centre.

Dr Justyne Caruana confirmed the parents’ understanding on already existing support services, upgrading and modifications that are taking place, and projects which are being processed at the moment, all targeting employability, independence and inclusion of persons with disability.

The parents were also informed about a data base which is being compiled. Information is collected on voluntary basis. Those who are interested or need further information are kindly requested to call 2590 3175.  Ms.Mandy Buhagiar Policy Coordinator from the Education Department, Mr.George Said Zammit Director Student Services, and Ms.Wilma Ventura from Child Safety Services were also present.

The meeting was also addressed by Health and Safety Officers.

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Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) – 18.01.16 – 20.01.16

Bħala parti mill-EkoSkola, din is-sena tkompla l-proġett bl-isem Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE). Dan il-proġett ta l-opportunità lill-istudenti sabiex huma stess ikunu ġurnalisti tal-ambjent permezz tal-fotografija. L-ewwel parti tat-taħriġ kienet sessjoni teoretika, filwaqt li t-tieni parti kienet prattika. Se jingħażel l-aħjar ritratt ta’ kull student/a. Ir-ritratti magħżula ser ikunu ppreżentati lill-grupp nazzjonali tal-YRE f’Malta (li huwa parti min-Nature Trust Malta) u jistgħu jiġu ppublikati fil-‘YRE Newsletter’, kif ukoll jiddaħħlu f’kompetizzjoni.

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Christmas Activity – 21.12.15

Christmas Activity was held at our Resource Centre on Monday 21st December, 2015. The activity started with a Rock Mass with the participation of the group FOOTPRINTS. Mass was celebrated by Fr Frank Cini with the full participation of students, parents and staff. Each group then presented an animated activity. The Resource Centre’s choir sang various Christmas songs. The students then enjoyed a Christmas Party which saw guest singers Destiny and Amber joining in and entertaining the students.

Dr Klown – 15.12.15

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As a Resource Centre (Dun Manwel Attard, YAERC) we always strive hard to participate in such campaigns as to show and feel our empathy with the sterling work that various institutions and NGOs are doing; such as the Dr Klown Organization, which seeks to make its utmost to help children who are undergoing difficult moments health wise.  In participating in the Red Nose Campaign, was of great satisfaction to all staff members as with a little donation we felt that we could be of help and descend joy to these little angels.

Mince Pies – 11.12.15

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Grupp ta’ ġenituri ħadu ħsieb li jippreparaw il-mince pies bħala fund raising għaċ-Ċentru. Dawn saru b’kollaborazjoni mal-istaff u l-istudenti matul din il-ġimgħa. L-istudenti kienu nvoluti fil-preparamenti tat-taħlita tal-għaġina u mlew il-mince pies. Ħadu ħsieb ukoll li jippakjaw il-mince pies f’pakketti u jqassmuhom lill-istaff u lil sħabhom l-istudenti.

Pasta Day – 11.12.15

On the initiative of the School Council, Pasta Day was held for all students and staff on Friday 11th December 2015. On the day, students had a selection of chicken-filled ravioli with white sauce, lasagna and rice with tomato sauce. Moreover gluten-free pasta was also available. Students and staff were encouraged to bring their own non-disposable plates and forks in order to reduce waste and help contribute towards protecting and preserving the environment.