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Optimist got talent 2018

Optimist got talent 2018

24 maart 2018 - Tuesday the 20th of March we celebrated our second Optimist's got talent'. A large number of children had enrolled, from both the Dutch and international department, including a number of teachers

 

In this video you can see a summary of our talents: dancing, singing, playing of instruments and doing gymnastics. 

 

Here you can find photo's of this evening. 

 

 

School Soccer tournament

School Soccer tournament

21 maart 2018 - The boys of the groups 3 and 4 of Dutch and international department joined the school soccer tournament at S.V. Overbos in Hoofddorp. 

 

From the international school Gabriel, Mohammad and Dima participated and the father of Gabriel was the coach of this team.

 

Here you can find more photo's.

Open day Wednesday March 21th

Open day Wednesday March 21th

18 maart 2018 - Wednesday morning, the 21th of March we will open our doors for new parents who are interested in our school. 

 

At 9 am and at 10 am our head of school, Remco Brandt, will give a presentation about our school. After that parents and children of the school will show parents around.

 

Music - singing lessons

16 maart 2018 - 

Specialized teachers in music from Pier K provide music and singing lessons at our school. Our groups 3 and 4 enjoyed these singing lessons. They also practised with the Boomwackers, a simple way to learn to play an instrument... together with the Dutch groups! 

 
Split of group 1 and 2

Split of group 1 and 2

12 maart 2018 - From our start in January we have had a combination group 1/2. This week we split those groups, since the number of children is increasing. We ended our IPC unit Brainwave

 

Group 1 started with their first unit of the Early Years Curriculum (IEYC): The World Around Us, through which children will be exploring our environment and develop knowledge and understanding beyond that related to their own nationality and identity. In every unit of IEYC also personal goals and goals of international mindedness are included, for example adaptability, communication, enquiry and respect. Besides that we have language and math activities.

 

Group 2 started with their second unit of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC): the Olympics. Here you can find photo's.

IPC unit: the Olympics

IPC unit: the Olympics

21 februari 2018 - The second unit of our international primary curriculum (IPC) is the Olympics. We visited the Olympic Stadium in Amsterdam and also played some games in the classroom. 

 

More photo's you can find here.

 

Optimist is baking cake (lustrum activity)

Optimist is baking cake (lustrum activity)

09 februari 2018 - On February the 8th and 9th we celebrated our lustrum with cake! On thursday we baked cakes in the classrooms, with the help of some parents. On Friday the children decorated the cakes, after which parents joined us to socialize, celebrate and eat cake.
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National Reading days

National Reading days

31 januari 2018 - By reading regularly, we encourage children to start and enjoy reading. Having fun together while reading a story is an important factor in promoting reading. On Wednesday, January the 31st fathers, mothers, grandfathers, grandmothers were invited to come and read aloud. Some chose theirown  favorite book.

 

You can find more pictures here.

 

Mad Science

Mad Science

29 januari 2018 - Last week our students participated in two Mad Science shows.

 

Mad Science offers an after-school programme in our school. During these lessons children engage in exciting hands-on activities, watch spectacular demonstrations, participate in inquiry-based discussions. Science programs are themed around a particular area of science and include such topics as electricity, magnetism, optics, biology and many more.

 

At this moment the course will be in Dutch. We are looking into possibilities to offer an English course.

 

You can register here where you can fill in the following details:

Provincie: Noord Holland

Acitiviteit: Naschoolse cursus

Plaats: Hoofddorp

School: OBS De Optimist

Brainwave

28 januari 2018 - Our brain is special because it does lots of amazing things. In the first unit of IPC we are finding out how the brain works. Once we understand how our brain works and what we can do to make it work even better, then we can improve the way that we learn. 

 

 

 

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