Omololu International School Unveils Its Early Settlers’ Museum

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By anguillian October 24, 2014 08:45

 

 

omoluAnyone stopping by Omololu International School of Friday, 17th October, was treated to a unique experience. Grades 5 and 6 proudly presented their Early Settlers Museum, which they laid out and proudly showcased to all parents and visitors. The theme encompassed the way of life of various groups of the Caribbean’s Early Settlers – The Amerindians, Europeans, West Africans and Indentured Servants. This exhibition was the culmination of a period of study and inquiry which looked into the Early Settlers and their impact on the Caribbean’s cultural, religious and traditional beliefs and practices.

On the day of the launch, students dressed in outfits depicting the various settler groups and eloquently expressed their knowledge of “ their way of life” to their appreciative audiences. Their presentations were highlighted by their hand-crafted artifacts including tools, weapons, a French scrap book, artwork, a Music Poster and 3-D model village and landscape scenes: end products of their independent research and enthusiastic artistic expression. Their unit of study had a cross-disciplinary approach, including elements from a variety of subjects areas including Social Studies, French, Art and Music.

Omololu International School embraces a holistic and experiential approach to learning about our world, equipping students with meaningful understanding and skill sets to lead successful lives and to make a positive contribution to society. For more information kindly see us at www.omololuschool.org, follow us on Facebook or contact us as 1-264-497-5430.

– Press Release

(Published without editing by The Anguillian newspaper.)

anguillian
By anguillian October 24, 2014 08:45

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