Year 7 Hour of Code

Our Year 7 students were very concentrated during the Hour of Code where they had the chance to learn the basics of programming and understand that anybody is able to code in a fun and simple way. These exercises help […]

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Christmas Food Collection Campaign

At this time of the year we ask for your help in order to collect food for all of those who are in need. Each year you keep surprising us with your contribution in this food collection campaign, something we […]

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Year 13 University Studies Talk

A few weeks ago our Year 13 students enjoyed a talk with Álvaro Chiner who came to talk about the decisions he had to make when he was going to university. We believe that addressing this topic is important because […]

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Year 2 Príncipe Felipe Museum Robots

Currently robots are becoming part of our daily life and programming skills are considered to be an essential tool for both our present and near future. This is why we took our Year 2 students to discover the secrets related […]

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Christmas is Here!

We are back from our long weekend and Christmas is nearly here! Our children can’t wait to see Father Christmas in school and as you can see, everything is ready for the special occasion. Just like our children, let’s not […]

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Book Day Winners

Here we have this year’s winners! We would like to congratulate BSV readers who had the chance to pick the book they wanted as their prize. We hope you all have a fantastic long weekend!

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Year 1 Print Museum

The children in Year 1 went to the Print Museum where they had the chance to meet someone very special, Johannes Gutenberg the father of the printing press. He showed them all the hidden secrets involved in the use of […]

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Friday Clubs

Let’s celebrate the end of the week with our Friday Clubs! The best way to start the weekend!

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Year 4 Dragons and Vikings

After studying the Vikings there is no better way to finish the topic than going on a trip to find out more about the hidden dragons in Valencia. Our journey began at the Plaza del Patriarca to see the Real […]

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Year 5 Fundación Bancaja Andreu Alfaro Exhibition

Year 5 visited the exhibition of the Valencian artist Andreu Alfaro, one of the main Spanish sculptors of the 20th century. In his artwork students discovered the way in which he used mathematics in his sculptures and how he was […]

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Year 8 Valltorta Caves

This time we enjoyed a perfect weather which allowed us to visit the Cueva de los Caballos (Horse Cave), a prehistoric cave located at the Valltorta Gorge. Part of the Spanish History syllabus of the Year 8 students has been […]

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Pre-Nursery Christmas is coming!

Christmas is nearly here and our Pre-Nursery children are working very hard to decorate their classroom whilst they make some very special Christmas cards for their parents. Let the countdown begin!

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Year 12 Cortes Valencianas

Here you have the photos of our Year 12 students in the visit they did to the Valencian Parliament, the main legislative body of the Valencian Community. They learnt about the history of the building called Benicarló’s Palace or Palace […]

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Bake Sale Fundraiser Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

Our Year 13 students have organised a Bake Sale Fundraiser for all their schoolmates and teachers. The money they’ve raised will help the Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, an organisation that fights to end Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. They have […]

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Reception ‘Antiguo Almacén de Dientes’

A few weeks ago we visited our friends from the ‘El Antiguo Almacén de Dientes’ so that they could explain to our Reception students how does the Ratoncito Pérez (Tooth Fairy) and the rest of his friends work. In this […]

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Year 3 Stone Age

Our Year 3 students have travelled back in time studying about life in the Stone Age. They’ve discovered the world of fossils creating their own using clay, they also had to draw some cave paintings and they even had the […]

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Odd Socks Day BSV

Yesterday we all celebrated Odd Socks Day and we had a great time! Let’s take a stand against bullying, #ChooseRespect.

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Year 10 Gandía of the Borgia Family

 Our Year 10 students discovered more about the history of Gandía going on the route of the Borgia family. They visited the historic centre and the main sights of the city which included the Church of Santa María, the Archaeological […]

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Odd Socks Day

Anti-Bullying Week Odd Socks Day

Next week is Anti-Bullying Week and this year’s theme is CHOOSE RESPECT. On Monday 12th we are celebrating Odd Socks Day to help raise awareness around anti-bullying. Children can come to school wearing their normal Monday uniform but with crazy socks […]

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Nursery Pizza

Our Nursery children got very creative with their teachers making some pizza portraits. They’ve currently been learning about themselves and what do they look like so using a rolling pin to roll out the dough, they had to make faces […]

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Holland Day Valencia 2018

On October 30th our Secondary and 6th Form students received the visit of different Dutch universities which included Breda University, HZ University and Fontys University. After an introductory speech, our students had the chance to visit the different university stands […]

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6th Form Art Group Gallery Sporting Club Ruzafa

Our 6th Form students who are currently studying AS and A Level Art & Design visited the Sporting Club Ruzafa Art Gallery to live a unique experience. They had the opportunity to discover the work of several artists, especially the […]

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Year 7 Simat de la Valldigna

Wonderful day with our Year 7 students visiting Simat de la Valldigna where we had the chance to go the Monastery and the Chapel of Santa Ana. They all became detectives in order to solve a fictitious crime, the murder […]

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Premios de Excelencia Cambridge

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards

We are very proud to announce that our former student Andrea Pérez Navarro who is currently studying Medicine at the Imperial College London, has been awarded the Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards for gaining the Highest Mark in Spain for Cambridge […]

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Year 3 Vialdea

Great day with Year 3 at the Vialdea Road Security Park. In this small town designed for children they could not wait to drive along the circuit respecting all the road safety regulations which included traffic signs, traffic lights and […]

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World Challenge Tanzania 2018

This summer, 13 students from BSV went to Tanzania to promote education in rural countries. They were able to travel thanks to the World Challenge company that helped them organise the expedition. It consisted of 4 phases: acclimatization, trekking, project […]

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Year 9 Climate Change Observatory and Cabañal Market

Year 9 visited the Climate Change Observatory where they discovered more about this topic and how do human activities contribute to climate change. They watched an interactive video to learn the importance of the three R’s: reduce, reuse and recycle […]

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Pre-Nursery Autumn

Our youngest have finished their autumn display where first of all they had to collect leaves around the playground with their teachers help. This is how they used the leaves to decorate the tree in their class.

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Tanzania Students Talks

Last week the group of students who participated in the World Challenge Tanzania travelling to a small village called Msosa, wanted to share their experience with all the Secondary and Primary students. Along with Mr Neethling the teacher in charge […]

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Nursery Sensory Play with Jelly

Sensory play activities never fail as children really enjoy them and they also are a great way of helping them to explore through their senses. First of all our Nursery children began smelling the jelly trying to identify its flavour […]

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Evacuation Drill

This morning we conducted an evacuation drill, a security procedure which developed satisfactorily. The students evacuated the school with their teachers in a timely and orderly manner following all safety regulations in order to get to the meeting point.

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Year 9 Spanish Language Make up a Story

In their Spanish language class our Year 9 students have participated in a very interesting activity. Divided up into small groups they have played ‘Make up a Story’, a creative writing game in which they had to use different dice […]

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BSV Awards for Academic Excellence

As we have been doing over the past few years, BSV values effort and talent, qualities that make a difference and add even more value to the academic results achieved by our students. We are very proud to announce that […]

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Year 12 and 13 International University Talks

Today at BSV we’ve welcomed four different international universities that came to talk about their studies to our Year 12 and Year 13 students. We’ve had the pleasure to welcome Università Bocconi in Milan which focuses on business and economic […]

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Reception Shelley Tortoise

It’s Friday and Miss Gillian had a very special surprise for the children in Reception. They’ve had the chance to meet Shelley the tortoise and they all loved the experience! We believe it’s necessary to teach the students the importance […]

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Year 11 Geography Coursework

Yesterday we had the chance to visit the city centre, Ruzafa and the City of Arts and Sciences with the IGCSE Geography students. Their task was to complete the questionnaire they had previously written in class related to tourism in […]

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Year 2 Maths

Who said maths was boring? As you can see our Year 2 students are really concentrated on their work trying to identify the missing numbers on the grid. They also had the chance to work on the interactive whiteboard playing […]

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Academic Results 2017-2018

After receiving the academic results for the 2017-2018 school year, we couldn’t be more pleased by the grades of our former Year 13 students. Two of them have managed to obtain the highest mark in the Spanish curriculum, a 14 […]

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Roald Dalh Day Collage

Year 4 ‘Roald Dahl Day’

Our Year 4 students have joined the worldwide celebration of ‘Roald Dahl Day’ that takes place every September 13th. Yesterday they all participated in different activities related to the life and work of the British author. They enjoyed some reading […]

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Nursery Colours

These first weeks of school our Nursery students have been exploring and learning new colour names in English. They are currently working with the colour yellow and with their teachers they’ve been able to experiment using different tools and resources. […]

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We are back!

Hello September! It’s time to head back to school and we’ve already welcomed all our Foundation, Primary, Secondary and 6th Form students. It feels great to have them back! Remember that we are at your full disposal in order to […]

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Welcome back to school!


Ready… steady… go! All our teachers and the rest of our staff are ready for the beginning of the school year. Tomorrow we welcome back our Foundation students. It’s time to head back to school!

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Felicitación Ingreso Universitario

Now that we have finished the academic year and completed the university inscription, I would like to convey to our Year 13 students a heartfelt congratulation on behalf of myself and all the teaching staff who have participated in their […]

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Farewell Doña Carmen

Dear students, teachers and parents, I would like to take a moment to wish you all a wonderful summer. I hope you all have a fantastic time and a well deserved rest. See you all next term refreshed, full of […]

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Preparing World Challenge Tanzania

A group of BSV students are participating in the World Challenge program created by the United Kingdom, which offers a range of overseas travel plans targeted at schools. The World Challenge team has worked very hard to raise money for […]

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After four intense days of music, dance and lots of talent of our Foundation, Primary and Secondary students and of course their teachers, we would like to bid farewell to this academic year and wish a very happy summer holiday […]

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House and Merit Trips

Congratulations to all the students in Phoenix as they are the winners of this year’s House Point Trip! The students in Year 1 to Year 9 enjoyed a wonderful day at the Adventure Park El Pla in Estivella. The older […]

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Science Fair

Our first Science Fair was a great success! The children couldn’t be more excited especially after all the visits they received throughout the day when teachers, students and the management came to see their experiments. As you can see they […]

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Year 4 Scientists for a Day

Year 4 students became ‘Scientists for a Day’ participating in a series of experiments at the Príncipe Felipe Museum. The same group of students were in charge of organising the first Science Fair at BSV and believe us when we […]

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Year 8 Valltorta Museum

Part of the Spanish History syllabus of the Year 8 students has been about prehistoric cave paintings. To learn more about this subject they visited the Valltorta Museum in Castellón where they discovered some of the cave art we can […]

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BSVoice Newspaper

Here you have a copy of the second edition of BSVoice, the school’s newspaper written by the students. We hope you enjoy reading it just as much as our young journalists enjoyed writing it.

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BSV Choir

Here you have a sneak peek of one of the songs our choir will be singing on Friday… if you think we have amazing singers wait until you see them in the Secondary festival!

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Year 7 Montanejos

Year 7 students put their lab coats on to visit the village of Montanejos where they had to conduct various experiments taking samples of native plants and insects as part of their science project.

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Year 5 Puppet Theatre

Year 5 students had a great time with Miss Mahe whilst they enjoyed a puppet show in French. They had the chance to practice the language singing and answering the questions asked by the characters of the play.

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Year 2 Honey Museum

In our visit to the Honey Museum the Year 2 students had the chance to participate in two workshops where they made honey candles and their own herbarium. Most importantly they all learnt how bees are important for our environment. […]

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Year 13 Graduation Ceremony

Last Friday British School of Valencia held the Graduation Ceremony for the 11th Promotion of Year 13 students. The act was chaired by the head of BSV, Mrs Carmen Santafé Company, Mr Pedro García Santafé, Mr Neil Barnes and BSV’s […]

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Sports Day

We’ve spent these last two weeks celebrating Sports Day with our Foundation, Primary and Secondary students. Four fantastic days where they’ve enjoyed different sports, they’ve had lots of fun and they’ve also learnt the importance of working as a team. […]

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Nursery Botanical Garden

Nursery visited the Botanical Gardens where they had the chance to see lots of different plants, flowers and trees at the same time they learnt the importance of taking care of the environment. They also participated in a workshop where […]

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Book Bingo Winners

These were the winners of our Book Bingo! BSV likes to reward keen readers so the students who have read more books during the school year have been able to choose a book to read during the holidays. Congratulations!

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Year 9 National Police Station

A few weeks ago we spent a very pleasant morning with the Year 9 students at the National Police Station of Ruzafa in Valencia. The students were able to see first-hand the work carried out by the law enforcement and […]

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Year 3 Roman Day

Roman madness in BSV! To end the topic about the Romans the Year 3 students have celebrated our traditional Roman Day in which they had the chance to participate in different activities to then enjoy a banquet with all kinds […]

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Year 12 Biotechnology Organisation of the Comunidad Valenciana

Three of our Year 12 students were selected by the Biotechnology Organisation of the Comunidad Valenciana to participate in the Biotechnofarm activity. Our students spent the morning at the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia working at the laboratory conducting some experiments […]

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Pre-Nursery Teddy Bear Picnic

Pre-Nursery enjoyed a wonderful morning at the riverbed to celebrate Teddy Bear Picnic. They played with their favourite teddy bear, they ran, laughed and they were so lucky that they even had the chance to see a flock of ducks. […]

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Mexican Cuisine Day

Viva México in our dinning room! Last Friday our students and teachers celebrated Mexican Cuisine Day where they enjoyed some delicious tacos and nachos with guacamole.

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Reception Infant Road Security Park La Canaleta

Reception had a great time learning about road safety regulations at the Infant Road Security Park La Canaleta. They could not wait to drive along the circuit in which they had to respect all the road safety regulations they had […]

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1st Innovative Education Awards Madrid 2018

After the 1st Innovative Education Awards Gala that took place in Madrid last Friday. We would like to thank the organisers of the event for this kind of initiative as they value all the work we do with our students. […]

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Year 6 Circuits

Year 6 students have been studying the topic of electricity experimenting with circuits. They now understand that switches can be used to control devices and how the brightness of the bulb can vary. This unit consolidates their knowledge of materials which […]

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Year 5 Albufera

In our visit to la Albufera Natural Park with the Year 5’s we went to la Trilladora del Tocaio, one of the historic buildings of El Palmar linked to traditional rice farming. Then we all enjoyed a nice boat trip […]

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Pre-Nursery Shapes

In Pre-Nursery they’ve put into practice everything they’ve learnt about shapes. With games and outdoor activities they’ve managed to identify the shape of different objects having to place them with their corresponding figure. They’ve also had to work together with […]

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Year 3 Sagunto

During our visit to Sagunto our Year 3 students had lots of fun listening to Mr Barnes explaining some very curious facts about the history of the city. They walked around the old town where they visited the castle and […]

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Year 1 ‘Bog Baby'

In Year 1 they’ve just finished reading ‘The Baby Bog’ and they’ve had the chance to make their own bog babies using plasticine. The book tells the story of two sisters who go fishing to a magic pond where they […]

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Year 9 Dinamic

Some weeks ago we enjoyed a great day of sport training with the Year 9’s in our visit to Dinamic, an acrobatic gymnastics club. After some warm up exercises they learnt how to use aerial silks, practised different gymnastic flips […]

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Premios IE

1st Innovative Education Awards Votes

You can now register your vote for the 1st Innovative Education Awards! With your help we can become the winners of this new education contest. In the following link you are able to vote for BSV in the category of […]

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Reception Farewell Sofía

Last Friday we said goodbye to Sofia who has just finished her internship with our Reception students. Before leaving she handed out some custom medals she had made with the names of each one of the students. We wish you […]

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Year 5 Sailing Talk

A few weeks ago our Year 5 students received a visit from Andrés Suar, naval architect and father of the school. During the talk Andrés explained different aspects of the design and structure of sailing yachts. We all enjoyed the […]

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BSV Premios IE Uso Tecnología

Finalist 1st Innovative Education Awards

We are very pleased to announce that British School of Valencia has been selected as one of the finalists of the 1st Innovative Education Awards in the category of Use of Technology. Amongst all the other candidatures that have been submitted, […]

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Year 6 Xàtiva

Year 6 visited Xàtiva going on a train ride through the old town up to the Castle where they had the chance to enjoy the beautiful view whilst they walked around the fortress and visited the castle’s prison. They also […]

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Friday Clubs Primary

Let’s celebrate the end of the week with our Primary Friday Clubs! The best way to start the weekend after all the effort and hard work.

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Year 9 Narbonne

The French teachers who travelled to Narbonne with the Year 9’s wanted to share more photos of the exchange experience with the Victor Hugo students. As you can see they enjoyed plenty of activities, they had the chance to discover […]

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Year 6 Checkpoints Party 🎉

Year 6 students have finished their Checkpoints and they’ve had the chance to celebrate this afternoon! Now we just have to wait for the results but we would like to congratulate the students for all these months of hard work. […]

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Pre-Nursery ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar'

We would like to introduce you to our Pre-Nursery caterpillars. ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ is the all-time classic picture book which follows the life cycle of a caterpillar and teaches the children the days of the week and how to […]

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Year 4 Instruments

They are only 9 years old and our Year 4 students are growing to be some impressive young musicians. Here we can see them showing their artistic abilities playing the piano, the guitar, the clarinet or the violin. We are […]

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Year 12 City of Justice

Our Year 12 students went to the City of Justice of Valencia where they were able to visit the building and attend different trials in order to see how judges, attorneys and lawyers work. They also learnt about the three […]

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Reception Fossils

Reception has gone one step further about what they’ve been learning about dinosaurs 🦖 in order to… make their own fossils! Once they were dry they had to paint them and the final result could not be more authentic. A great […]

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Year 7 ICT Programming

Year 7 created a rock, paper, scissors game using code. They used a programmable computer called micro: bit designed to make coding easy and fun. It’s a perfect solution for letting the students learn in an intuitive way making computer […]

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Year 4 Travel Journal Postcards

Do you remember Year 4’s travel journal? During the year they’ve been receiving lots of postcards with messages from countries such as Canada, United States, China and the Dominican Republic. You can’t imagine how excited they were with the activity, […]

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Back to School

We are back! 😃🙇✍️ You may now consult the new lunch menus on our website and remember we are always at your full disposal in order to attend any doubt or question about any subject.

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Easter 2018

This morning we saw some stunning Easter bonnets designed by the Primary students and we also had the chance to participate in the Easter egg hunt with the children in Foundation. In the afternoon we’ve all enjoyed the traditional mona […]

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Year 10 and Year 11 IGCSE PE Practice

Our Year 10 and Year 11 students are currently preparing for their physical education exam as part of the IGCSE official examinations. In these last two weeks they’ve been able to put into practice their swimming and athletic skills. This […]

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Year 12 and 13 Palau de les Arts

A few weeks ago our Year 12 and Year 13 students enjoyed a guided tour of the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, one of the most important artistic and cultural centres worldwide and a highly relevant architectural reference designed […]

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Fallas 2018

We come back to school after fallas but first we would like to share with all of you the pictures of our students celebrating the chocolatada and the cremà. We hope you’ve enjoyed the holiday! We are now ready to […]

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Winners Ninot Indultat Contest 2018

And the winners of our Ninot Indultat Contest 2018 are… The children in Year 1, Year 2 and Year 4 with their fantastic creations!!! A spectacular fruit basket made by the two groups in Key Stage 1 and the bridge […]

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Las Provincias ‘Best Schools'

Here you have the link to the ‘Best Schools’ supplement published in Las Provincias newspaper. The article about our school explains the importance of knowing how to connect with students through emotions in order to encourage both their personal and […]

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Ninot Indultat Contest 2018

It’s here, it’s arrived our #NinotIndultatContest2018. You keep surprising us every year with all your votes so that’s why we are confident that this year is going to be even better. In order to vote for your favourite fallas model […]

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Foundation Pre-Fallas

Our young artists are getting ready for Fallas, our big week is coming up so… which fallas model will you save from the flames? Ready, steady, GO!

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Year 3 ‘Casa Museo de la Magia'

Every time we visit the Casa Museo de la Magia we are always surprised by the magician’s performance something we can certainly see in the faces of the Year 3 students. They really enjoy the show and never cease to […]

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