Category: Sixth Form News & Events

Outdoor sketching and painting

Outdoor sketching and painting Our Level 12 and Level 13 Art students at St Martin’s College Sixth Form were outdoors at Girgenti Farm last week, sketching and painting! They experienced the main essentials in ein plein air painting. This involved choosing a subject, analysing and composing a scene while developing techniques to create a landscape reflecting this quiet and beautiful area of the Maltese islands.
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Sixth Form Online Meeting

Sixth Form Online Meeting Level 13 students studying Physics at St Martin’s College Sixth Form held an online meeting with Mr. Matthew Grima from the Diagnostic Science Laboratories at Heritage Malta. This presentation highlighted how the use of Physics and Chemistry concepts are utilised to interpret the chemical composition, date materials and source their origin, amongst other highly interesting studies.
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ESU’s Public Speaking Workshops

ESU's Public Speaking Workshops A group of St Martin's College Sixth Form students recently attended the ESU's Public Speaking Workshops. These students learned the skills and confidence to present themselves in a powerful and effective way. They learnt how to understand their fears or anxiety around speaking in public, and how to control them. They learned how to not just look confident but how to become more confident. They also learned how to have clear voices that make people sit up and listen to them speak. They are now more equipped to handle stressful situations like exams, class presentations, or speeches.
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Juvenes Translatores Competition

Juvenes Translatores Competition Last November, Level 13 students studying Maltese at St Martin’s College Sixth Form participated in the Juvenes Translatores competition. This is an annual translation contest for students attending colleges in the European Union. Congratulations to Yana Bugelli and Raoul Brincat who were awarded a Special Mention Certificate by the contest jury for showing remarkable skill and commending them for the quality of their translation. https://ec.europa.eu/.../2020-contest/special-mentions_en
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Euroscola

News or Event Title A group of four students from St Martin’s College Sixth Form participated in this month’s session of Euroscola. This session was all the more special because it was led from Strasbourg by Dr Roberta Metsola, Vice President of the European Parliament and MEP for Malta. Dr Metsola answered a number of questions that were put to her by some of the hundreds of students taking part online from all over Europe. Hannah Ciantar, Nil Geren, Elena Meccariello and Dora Varadi actively prepared for this session and, via live conferencing, asked Dr Metsola a question focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on education.
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Sixth Form Students Attend Medicine Virtual Informative Meeting

Sixth Form Students Attend Medicine Virtual Informative Meeting Second year students at St Martin’s College Sixth Form who are aspiring to join the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Malta attended a virtual informative meeting with university students who are currently studying Medicine. During this meeting the University students talked about their experiences and answered questions that Sixth Form students asked.
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Jan Amos Comenius prize

Jan Amos Comenius prize Earlier in 2020, St Martin’s College won the Jan Amos Comenius prize for high-quality teaching about the European Union. This was a contest for secondary schools from across the EU that teach about the EU in interesting ways. We are happy to share this video about the activities we organised. https://audiovisual.ec.europa.eu/en/video/I-191528 St Martin's College features at 4.44 minutes.
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Sixth Form Outdoor Activity

Sixth Form Outdoor Activity Over the midterm holidays, a group of Sixth Form students and their teachers, took a welcome break from their lessons and spent some refreshing time outdoors. This was done in a very responsible manner while strictly adhering to mandatory standards issued by the health authorities. Students walked to Lippija Tower and Gnejna and remained in the same small group throughout the morning. This activity was organized to encourage students to put down their phones and reduce screen time, as well as to responsibly interact with friends while resetting the rhythms of their daily lives.
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