This activity was by the Grade 6 pupils 2019/2020 session
Heal the Earth
The Pupils researched on how specific harmful substances they had earlier identified from the school environment affect the ecosystem as well as the pollution rate in the countries under study.
They went on field trips to observe activities that pollute our environment. Then they performed experiments to confirm effects of these pollutants to living organism in the ecosystem.
Had Skype session with their partners in India discussing measures both countries are taking/should take to reduce this menace compare to Canada and Finland where pollution rate is low.
Then they educate other pupils and parents on reducing activities that pollute the environment and sang with the school choir (SDG 6 & 7).
This activity was done by the Grade 4 pupils 2019/2020 Session
Garden to Table
The pupils gathered via research, common fruits and vegetables grown in the four countries under study and made scrap book. They visited a farm in Lagos, Nigeria to find out how to grow Nigeria’s common fruits and vegetables.
Then they did further research on the climatic conditions fruits and vegetables need to grow in the other countries under study.
They also visited a grocery store to see exotic fruits grown in these other countries under study. They cultivated and planted their own farm as a way of alleviating poverty and reducing hunger (SDGs 1 &2).
Ocean Life: Fun, Facts and Fantasy
The pupils collected information on the five Oceans of the World via research – including the economic importance of these oceans to the countries where they are located.
They visited the Atlantic Ocean in Lagos, Nigeria to observe activities there and feature of the Atlantic Ocean.
Then, they met with a partner school in Birmingham, UK via Zoom to discuss the Economic Importance of these Oceans and exchange notes. They also made drawings and paintings of the animals found in the Oceans, ships, boats, etc. And had a General Assembly to educate everyone about the facts they gathered on the Oceans of the World.
Save Lives, Plant Trees
Pupils took notes of plant features within and around the school, gathered necessary information on plants in the four countries under study, visited a plant garden, performed an experiment to confirm the importance of plants to living organisms in the ecosystem and had community interview on the importance of
Unity in a Diverse World
To study about the diverse cultures in the world, the pupils gathered information about all four countries under stud, under these listed sub-heads: Food, Marriage, Mode of Dressing, Cultural heritage, Gender disparities/discrimination, Religion and Language.
They role played all they have gathered about these countries,
shared language with a Pakistani School and had a Presentation day to showcase to parents and community members, all these cultures, in appreciation of the uniqueness in our diversity
The purpose of this activity is to help the learners appreciate other people’s culture.
De-Explorers’ Guide to Healthy Living
The Pupils involved collected information via video clips and research in some communities found in the four countries under study and why these illnesses are prevalent in these countries than the other countries.
They visited a Government owned Health centre to speak with the Doctors and Nurses about their experiences of these illnesses, causes and solutions.
They discussed more solutions in groups, designed pamphlets and visited a local primary school to educate the pupils about these illnesses and how to prevent them as well as performed cleaning exercises as a way of showcasing preventive measures for some of these common illnesses.
Free Being Me
The pupils gathered information from video clips showing men and women in ‘unusual’ professions in countries such as USA and UK where there is less gender discrimination and they discuss in groups their opinions on this.
They went on survey to schools, beauty parlour, etc to ascertain gender discriminations in these professions.
There was an inter-class debate on their opinion concerning the topic in relation to their findings by survey in Nigeria, and research in Sierra Leone and India.
The EYFS chose professions they would prefer if there was no gender discrimination, and role-played this profession before the general Assembly.
This activity was carried out by the EYFS Pupils ( 4-5years)
I have a Dream
The pupils cut out people of different professions from magazines, story books, etc. with the aim of studying/comparing the work people do in Nigeria, UK, Canada, South Africa and Egypt with regards to the tools they use, their work environment, dress code and their professional activities and made Scrap books for all five countries under study showcasing most prominent professions in these countries under study.
They visited several workplaces: a Pharmacy, bakery, Police station, etc observing these professionals and ask questions about their services.
Parents of different professions came on the presentation day to give talks and the children role-played their choice of profession.
The activities involved allowed for learners and teachers to connect and share learning experience with partners overseas. Learners research global issues and proffer solutions for a better future. It also helps develop the essential core skills needed for young people to live in a competitive world as well as deepen awareness of an interdependent world.