Princess Charlotte’s cute little wave as she starts school

Princess Charlotte has enjoyed her first day at school. Charlotte, who is four, received a handshake from the headteacher as she arrived in the playground with her parents William and Kate and big brother George. Prince William said his daughter was ‘very excited’ about her big day. The young princess follows in the footsteps of […]

One dead and eight injured in US school shooting

A teenager has been killed and eight other pupils injured after two students opened fire at a school in Colorado. The suspected shooters have both been arrested. Police said the pair walked into the Highlands Ranch School in Denver and began shooting students in two classrooms. Within minutes, officers entered the school and arrested the […]

Should Malta scrap formal school uniforms?

This week teachers and parents will be given the chance to have their voices heard on whether to scrap traditional tie and blazer school uniforms in favour of the sports tracksuits. Throughout the week a public consultation, launched by Education Minister Evarist Bartolo, will be asking parents and teachers whether state school uniforms should be […]

Malta’s teachers protest over school pastizzi ban

Teachers have told 89.7 Bay that new rules banning pastizzi in Malta’s schools are ‘ridiculous’ and ‘draconian’. The country’s biggest teaching union called on its members to take industrial action after Malta’s favourite snack was outlawed as part of a new healthy eating policy. The Ministry of Education in Floriana ordered pastizzi to be taken […]

Call for air conditioners in Malta’s school classrooms

If you’re stuck in a stuffy office, you’ll know how difficult it is to focus when you’re hot. So imagine how children feel in a baking classroom during summer school lessons. Now, an online petition has been launched, calling for air conditioning to be fitted in Malta’s classrooms as standard. Dorothy Seabrook, whose children are […]

It’s a Wonderful Christmastime at this Maltese school

This amazing video will make you wish you were five years old again! A Maltese school has been transformed into a magical Santa’s Grotto to celebrate Christmas. Teachers and pupils at Mqabba Primary have spent the last few weeks working on festive-themed paintings and decorations. A video posted on social media by the school shows […]