Gulf British Academy https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com Kuwait's premier English primary school Sat, 22 Feb 2020 17:18:07 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/gbawp/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/cropped-gba_site_icon-32x32.png Gulf British Academy https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com 32 32 120486006 Kuwait National Day celebrated at GBA https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2020/02/kuwait-national-day-celebrated-gba/ Sat, 22 Feb 2020 17:18:07 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=8796 Kuwait National Day at GBA

Marking Kuwait’s declaration of independence in 1961 and to celebrate the day when Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salem Al-Sabah ascended to the throne in 1950, Gulf British Academy held its Kuwait National Day event across the whole school on Thursday. It began with our morning assembly, which was awash in a sea of vibrant red, white, green and black national flag colours. […]

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Year 3 Productions – The First Kids in Space https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2020/02/year-3-productions-first-kids-space/ Thu, 13 Feb 2020 17:18:16 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=8734 The First Kids in Space - Year 3 Production

Yesterday and today our parents were treated to Year 3’s productions – The First Kids in Space by Debbie Campbell. The year is 2020 and a class of young space cadets are chosen to go on a dangerous mission to Moonbase X.  After an eventful journey, they arrive on the moon and are confronted by rowdy robots that have malfunctioned […]

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GBA visit Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2020/02/gba-visit-bayt-abdullah-childrens-hospice/ Tue, 04 Feb 2020 09:18:15 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=8625 GBA visit BACCH to make donation

As mentioned in our Bake Sale 2020 article, the proceeds from that fund-raising event will be donated to the Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice (BACCH) — a hospice that provides the highest standard of multi-professional palliative care and family support to children with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses throughout Kuwait. To make the donation, we gathered together our Student Council representatives for […]

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KS2 support learning with dress-up days https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2020/01/ks2-support-learning-dress-up-days/ Thu, 30 Jan 2020 17:38:58 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=8529 Dress-up Day - KS2

This week saw four consecutive days of topic-themed dress-up days for the whole of Key Stage 2. All the children made a tremendous effort with their costumes, so a big thank you goes out to all our Key Stage 2 parents for helping bring the topics to life.  During the course of each day the children took part in a […]

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ASCC trips – KS2 enhance curriculum with school programme https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2020/01/ascc-trips-ks2-enhance-curriculum-school-programme/ Thu, 23 Jan 2020 18:38:33 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=8482 ASCC visit - KS2

Through November to January, GBA established a range of fascinating Key Stage 2 school trips to the Sheikh Abdullah Al Salem Cultural Centre (ASCC), bringing to life aspects of our pupils’ current learning. Year 3 enjoyed a workshop in the Eco-Systems museum, linking with their work on rainforests. Year 4 learned about habitats and animal skeletons, linking with their science […]

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Pyjama Day plus more in a fun-packed day at GBA https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2020/01/pyjama-day-plus-more/ Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:11:47 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=8431 Pyjama Day

Thursday last week was certainly a busy one when it came to internal events here at Gulf British Academy. We had Pyjama Day across the whole of our Early Years Foundation Stage, which was not only fun for the children to wear their PJs and bring in a cuddly toy, but was also a reminder as to how important a […]

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Bake Sale 2020 – yum! https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2020/01/bake-sale-2020/ Sun, 12 Jan 2020 10:41:29 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=8308 Bake Sale 2020

Like before, Gulf British Academy held its famous Bake Sale, raising a total of 393.400KD, which this year will be donated to the Bayt Abdullah Children’s Hospice. Bake Sale 2020 was a brilliant day with a huge selection of foods from savoury and sweet to warm and cold. Pupils and staff certainly enjoyed the wide variety of food and there […]

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GBA bags P4C award, philosophy workshop follows https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2019/11/p4c-award-philosophy-workshop/ Mon, 25 Nov 2019 09:19:29 +0000 http://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=6822 GBA bags a SAPERE P4C Bronze Award

We’re proud to announce that Gulf British Academy has received a Bronze Award from national charity SAPERE P4C to mark our outstanding commitment to and progress with embedding Philosophy for Children (P4C) into our curriculum. We’ve been training our staff and implementing a P4C programme across all Primary years. Our teachers use a stimulus, such as a story or photograph […]

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GBA honours Remembrance Day and visits British Embassy https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2019/11/remembrance-day-british-embassy/ Tue, 12 Nov 2019 07:56:43 +0000 https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=7821 Remembrance Day 2019 - Gulf British Academy

Each year, Gulf British Academy observes Remembrance Day in a number of ways. Pupils throughout the week participated in the Poppy Appeal by donating money and wearing a poppy to commemorate all those who have died, not only in the First World War but in conflicts around the world. During the morning assembly, our Student Council read a poem about […]

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Year 1 let loose in soft play centre https://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/2019/10/year-1-let-loose-soft-play/ Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:42:11 +0000 http://www.gulfbritishacademy.com/?p=7718 Year 1 at Soft-Play

Year 1 pupils have been working very hard in class recently, so yesterday they had the chance to go a bit wild at soft-play venue ‘Play’ in the Promenade Mall. The venue is a multilevel soft-play complex, which gave our children the freedom to climb, jump, play, run, slide, swing and more for almost two hours – fun yet exhausting. […]

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