School News

KS2&3 Science Fair!

Mar 20,2018

The Windrose Academy Science Fair was held last Thursday, 15th of March. Students from key stages 2 and 3 worked tirelessly on their experiments while carefully following the scientific method. Inquiry was the hero of the day and there was a particular focus on the environmental sciences and our local surroundings and community.


Science boards were creatively constructed and presentations were prepared as well as experiment demonstrations. We had a great parent turnout who were able to visit each stand and ask some probing questions. Our parents voted for their favourite projects in each key stage and we are proud to announce that the winners are:

Key Stage 2 – Year 3B: Magnet Rafts

Key Stage 3  – Year 8: Combating Air Pollution through the Recycling of Rice Residue.

Parents and staff alike were quite impressed with the creativity, out of the box thinking, solution oriented and environmentally aware projects. We congratulate the winning groups and projects and can’t wait for next year’s fair. A huge thank you to our supportive parent base and the excitement and enthusiasm they brought to the event.

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Foundation Stage celebrating 100 days of school!

Mar 13,2018

Last week  our Foundation Stage students celebrated 100 days of school. the Children did a lot of fun activities like putting the number ‘100’ on their class ‘Days of School’ chart,making a 100 link paper chain, a 100 gumball machine poster, a 100 item royal crown, a 100 ‘Fruit Rings’ cereal necklace and completed many, many more projects and activities. Also our FS students went outside for an outdoor time and bounced 100 times on our GIGANTIC bouncy castle, popped 100 bubbles from a bubble machine and did 10 exercises- 10 times each, for a total of 100 exercises! Afterwards, all FS classes  joined together  in the Assembly Room and counted together to 100 before having a “super fun” dance party and popping TONS of party poppers in the room which was filled with 100 balloons! The Children and teachers  had SUCH a fun time. It truly was a day to remember.

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Wellspring overnight camp

Feb 26,2018

Last week, during the mid-term break our year 6,7, and 8 students attended an overnight camp with Wellspring in Beit el Wady. The camp aimed at developing and building our students’ character, enhancing their athletic skills as well as teaching our students core value such as Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, Service, Passion, and Leadership that will help them become better individuals. Our students had a blast at the camp!!!

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Spelling Bee Competitions

Feb 21,2018

Last week we held Spelling Bee Competitions for Years 1, 2. The competitors in the final round in both year groups did a great job. Also, during the same week, another Spelling Bee Competition took place for year 6 but in a different format. Year 6 classes were divided into small groups and the competition was between these groups. Congratulations to the winners and best of luck for everyone else in the upcoming competitions.

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Another star shining in Windrose sky!!!

Feb 14,2018

Our champion Adam El Fayoumy in Year 8 just got the 2nd place and a silver medal in the Cairo Swimming Championship – winter 2018 – Age group 13 years. We are very proud to extend our heartfelt Congratulations to him on his achievements and medals in his swimming championship! May he always be blessed and rewarded for his hard work and perseverance.

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Zeina Abdallah in Year 2B got a silver medal in the Gymnastic Championship!!

Feb 01,2018

We would like to congratulate Zeina Abdallah in Year 2B for getting a silver medal in Gymnastics  in the Cairo Championship that took place in January 2018. We are all so proud of what of you have achieved and wish you the best in the future competitions. Keep it up !!

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