Floriana Primary School forms part of San Ġorġ Preca College which comprises fifteen schools in all, mostly situated in the Inner Harbour Area of Malta. The College is made up of the primary schools of Valletta, Floriana, Marsa, Pieta`, Hamrun GP, Hamrun SS, Paola A and Paola B. Also forming part of the College are Boys’ Secondary Ħamrun, Boys’ Secondary Żebbuġ, Girls’ Secondary Blata l-Bajda, Girls’ Secondary Ħamrun, Floriana Boys’ LSC, Marsa LSC and Guardian Angel Resource Centre, Ħamrun.
The school was built in 1893. Part of the original school premises was taken up for office use by various sections from the Education Department. One can find the SpLD section together offices housing EOs and the child Care Centre “Tgħanniqa” which is administered by the Foundation for Educational Services. So at present Floriana Primary occupies one wing of the premises on the ground and first floor.
At the centre of the school there is a large open air playing area. On the ground floor one may find the administration offices and four Kinder classes together with two spacious rooms that house Year 1 and Year 2. A Clinic and a Counselling Room are found on the ground floor too. The Counselling room has been put into place during summer 2013 and can be used as a time-out room too. On the first floor there’s a spacious School Hall, a Nurture Room, a Literacy Room, a Library room, a Food Lab and four classrooms that house the Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 classrooms. The Literacy Room houses a library of resources for teachers to enhance their lessons and making learning fun. Music lessons are held in here when the Music Peripatetic teacher visits the school. Complementary Sessions are held in the School Library, where 4 desktops can be used to supplement teaching and learning. The Food Lab is not only used by the teachers for learning activities, but also houses science and art equipment and is used when the respective subject teachers visit the school.
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As the school premises date back to 1893, school maintenance demands arise often, however thanks to the hard work of all those concerned the school provides a clean environment. The various displays in the school corridors and foyer add colour making the school child-friendly and welcoming!