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Friday, 23 June 2017

The Beauty of Nature Project - May 2017

At Horne Learning Services, we love to engage our students' creative side by holding projects each year. The first project of 2017 was titled "The Beauty of Nature" and we received 132 entries. We divided the project into three age groups:

Age 6-9
Age 10-12
Age 13-17

All projects were judged on the following five criteria, each area carrying 20% marks:

- effort
- creativity
- appearance
- explore the topic
- writing

Here are the trophy winners of The Beauty of Nature Project:

The champions of The Beauty of Nature Project at Horne Learning Services

The 2nd place awards for The Beauty of Nature Project at Horne Learning Services

The 3rd place awards of The Beauty of Nature Project at Horne Learning Services


More photographs of the top ten in each category will be available on our facebook page HLS English Classes Kuantan

Sunday, 31 July 2016

English Class Presentations 3 - 25th - 30th July, 2016

English Class Presentations 3 was another success at Horne Learning Services, where we focus on building confidence to speak the English language. Opportunities like this are rare and we want to give our students these chances to practise public speaking and presentation skills.

On this occasion, we gave our students seven topics to choose from. They were:

1. The Benefit of Sports
2. My favourite Machine
3. Food in Malaysia
4. Music
5. Family Life and Activities
6. Special Possessions
7. Write a story of 200 words and read to the class

Here are some of the highlights from the week:

Classroom layout for English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Sharmayne demonstrated how to use her hoverboard for English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Justin entertained us with his saxophone during English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Farouq giving his well-prepared presentation at English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Ariff loading his nerf gun during English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Jing Rong showed his robotics skills for English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Eugene Tan's analysis of nerf guns during English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Isaac inviting a fellow student to try out his ukelele during English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Abby in full costume during English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Mr. Duncan writes notes about each student's performance for English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Yong Chuan showed his collection of Rubik's Cubes for English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services

Kennard told us all about his hamster for English Class Presentations 3 at Horne Learning Services


Saturday, 14 May 2016

Huge English Class

We had our largest English class on 13th May when we invited students from various classes to join together for Movie Week. It was surprisingly easy to control!




Thursday, 5 May 2016

Save the Trees Project Winners

From 11th - 23rd April, 2016, Horne Learning Services hosted the 'Save the Trees' project. We received many excellent pieces of work and selected 16 winners in two categories. Ten winners including trophies for the top 3 were awarded to the Age 10+ category while 6 winners including plaques for the top 3 were likewise awarded to the Age 6-9 category.


Awards on offer for the top 3 in each category for the "Save the Trees" project


Specially designed certificates for all the winners of the "Save the Trees" project


Completed projects were marked based on 4 characteristics:

1. Explored the topic
2. Attractive
3. Unique
4. Grammar

Following are all the winners with their awards:


AGE 10+ CATEGORY

WINNER - SAVE THE TREES PROJECT: OVIYA







Oviya's beautiful and unique project was made using a real tree branch with second-hand sponge, sequins and other materials, explained along with other meaningful information in her writing

2ND PLACE: ALYA

Alya's project comprised three parts; a poster, booklet and display. It was creatively done and was worthy of the top 3 finish








3RD PLACE: ACELINE


Aceline's project was beautifully designed and stood up on a plastic stand with lollipop sticks for extra support

4TH PLACE: JIA YI

Jia Yi made another brilliant book for her project




5TH PLACE: ETHELIND



Ethelind produced a quite beautiful set of tree drawings for a 5th place finish

6TH PLACE: MARCUS





7TH PLACE: CELESTE


Celeste produced a very neat and tidy-looking booklet with lovely pictures and information







8TH PLACE: WEI NIE


Wei Nie with her book on Save the Trees








9TH PLACE: YE HAO




Ye Hao came up with this piece of art together with a book containing stories and other information

10TH PLACE: JUSTIN


Justin rounded off the awards with his book










AGE 6-9 CATEGORY

WINNER: YU XIN




Yu Xin created this artistic piece of work for her Save the Trees project

2ND PLACE: JOSHUA




Joshua's Save the Trees project

3RD PLACE: 


Here is Lucas with his project




4TH PLACE: AUNI




Auni's Save the Trees project

5TH PLACE: SHI HUI


Shi Hui with her project and certificate



6TH PLACE: YONG BYAO




Yong Byao's project


"Save the Trees" Project Winners List