More info about Malta
• Malta's climate is typical of the Mediterranean
and is strongly influenced by the sea. The
Maltese Islands have a pleasantly sunny
climate with a daily average of around 12
hours sunshine in summer going down to 5 to 6
hours in mid-winter.
• Malta Population : 409,836 citizens
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Our Town - Paola
• Paola’s motto and Coat-of-Arms
• Paola’s motto is ORDO CONDODIT which means Established by the
Order and this refers to the Order of the Knights of St John. Paola is in
fact the only village to have been established by the Grandmaster’s
Knights who more often established towns. The village’s first coat of
arms was a red and white eight-pointed Maltese Cross (also called
the Cross of the Knights of the Order of St John) placed exactly at the
centre of a white and red background, incidentally also colours of
the Maltese flag.
• In 1994, the local council changed the coat of arms. It depicted a
yellow spiral (similar to the ones found etched in stone at the pre-
historic temples in Paola) on a red background. In 1994 the local
council changed Paola’s coat of arms yet again. To the present
day, it depicts three adjacent yellow spirals on a red background
beneath which, one can see three azure peacocks on three golden
bales of hay on a white background. These symbols were
incorporated into today’s coat of arms because they were also on
the coat of arms of Grandmaster Antoine De Paule after whom the
city was named.
Our college is named after San Ġorġ Preca who was ordained a saint on June 3rd,
2007 and is the first Maltese saint.
San Ġorġ Preca was one of the first who introduced MUSEUM within the Maltese
community and spread God’s teaching also abroad.
Saint Ġorġ Preca College incorporates the following schools:
• Floriana Primary
• Ħamrun SS Primary
• Ħamrun GP Primary
• Marsa Primary
• Paola Primary A
• Paola Primary B
• Pieta’ Primary
• Valletta Primary
• Boys' JL, Hamrun
• Boys' Secondary, Marsa
• Boys' Secondary, (Ospizio)
• Girls' Secondary, Marsa FDB
• Girls’ Secondary, M'Assunta
Our school is situated in Ġuże D’Amato Street,
opposite a public garden named after Dr. Paul
Boffa in which there is the Local Council
We teach children from 2.9 months to 10
years. We have 12 kindergarten classes and
14 primary classes.
School Coat of Arms
• The school coat-of arms incorporates
elements of both the original and present
coat-of-arms. On the red and white base and
Maltese cross lies an open book, a symbol of
literacy and education. A peacock feather in
honour of Grandmaster De Paule rests gently
atop the book.
Our school also incorporates an annex. It is situated in
School Street, Tarxien. It mainly caters for the young
Kindergarten pupils who live close by. Main school
caters for kindergarten to primary aged children.
Our school works hard at promoting
environmental awareness within our pupils
and the surrounding community.
Our Pupils with Father Christmas and
Mickey and Minnie Mouse
Hope you enjoyed our PowerPoint!
All the best & Merry Christmas
& a happy New Year to you all!
From Ms. Dorianne’s class (MALTA)
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