The education of students throughout El Alsson is supported and enhanced through a wide range of educational events. The list is too long to show them all, but examples include:
Primary / Elementary School
Displays of science projects and presentations by primary / elementary older students (not for Early Years)
A week where the joy of reading and books is celebrated through various activities in class / school.
International Week / Barnaby Bear Week
Curriculum related studies on ‘around the world with Barnaby Bear’ – a way to encourage young children to study other parts / cultures / foods of the world by visiting them with/ through a bear – resources and activities included. Costume Day on the last day, costume of another country.
Anti Bullying / Character Week
The anti-bullying week is part of PSHE / Character Ed. Curriculum which focuses on bullying – activities and lessons centred on this subject.
A week dedicated to environmental friendly projects and activities eg: Recycling
Community Service Week
Designated for showing other classes the class charity type projects achieved that year. Guest speakers invited from senior projects and outside charity organisations.
Annual Spelling Bee
El Alsson’s Library Quiz has been running for more than 18 years, and the current format, which allows the entire year group / grade to participate is even more challenging and engaging! Competing by House (Karnak, Memphis, Siwa and Thebes), each year group answers 60 themed and general knowledge questions. Quite an event with questions that are very interesting!
The American Middle and High School Science Fair takes place every year for students to display their science experiments and projects. They present their projects infront of a judging panel where winners are selected.
Dragon’s Den is a series of reality television programmes featuring entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas in order to secure investment finance from a panel of venture capitalists. Year 11 Business Studies students use the ‘Dragon’s’ Den format to present their business ideas to a judging panel which includes alumni members prominent in the world of finance and business.
All students display Arabic Studies-related projects in an annual event which is also visited by representatives of the Ministry of Education.