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15/02/2019

Year 4 Chocolate Investigation

Our Year 4 students have combined science with cooking to carry out an experiment using chocolate. The students exposed some chocolate bars to different temperatures to find out what could happen. They were able to see how at a certain […]

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11/02/2019

Nursery Chinese New Year

Last week we celebrated Chinese New Year with our Nursery children. We all had lots of fun eating noodles to welcome the Year of the Pig! We love celebrating different cultures.

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06/02/2019

Year 12 & 13 Biotechnofarm Workshop

The Biotechnofarm project was born with the intention of promoting biotechnology for 6th Form students. Therefore our Year 12 and 13 students had to conduct an experiment to prove how red cabbage can be used as a natural pH indicator. […]

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04/02/2019

British School of Valencia joins Cognita Schools

After being made official last month, today we would also like to share the news with all of you in our social media profiles that British School of Valencia has joined the Cognita family. This leading educational group, founded in […]

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01/02/2019

Year 7 Climbing Club Bunker Valencia

It is very important to promote physical activity and sport amongst children so that they learn to lead an active and healthy lifestyle. As you can see our Year 7 students really enjoyed practising new and different sports with our […]

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29/01/2019

Year 6 Chemical Reactions

Chemistry is one of those subjects best learnt by observation and experimentation. So… what happens when you mix vinegar and baking soda? After studying this in science, our Year 6 students carried out this very simple experiment which helped them […]

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23/01/2019

Reception Sounds

Our Reception children have been practising phonics with letter-sound pictures which help them learn sounds quickly, in a simple and fun way. Early phonics focuses on developing the students listening skills so that they become aware of different sounds to […]

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21/01/2019

Year 10 & 11 Music IGCSE

Music is also a very important subject in our syllabus since it stimulates our student’s creativity and imagination whilst they develop their artistic streak. Here we can see our Year 10 and Year 11 IGCSE music students working with their […]

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18/01/2019

Pre-Nursery Dancing

It’s Friday and the body knows it! You just have to see our Pre-Nursery children dancing and singing different songs in English. There is nothing better for us than watching our students grow happy and with a big smile on […]

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15/01/2019

Year 7 Geography Sinkholes

At the end of last term our Year 7 students had the opportunity to put into practice what they had been studying in their geography class. They came up with a project in which they had to design their own […]

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11/01/2019

First Week Back

We wrap up this first week after the holidays! Our students are already working hard to start this second term thanks to the help and support of their teachers and classmates. We are sure that with effort and determination they […]

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09/01/2019

Career Guidance Lectures

Here you have a video of our Career Guidance Lectures that took place before the Christmas holidays and where we received numerous universities as well as our former students. These lectures are really helpful for our Year 11, 12 and […]

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25/12/2018

Merry Christmas Doña Carmen

Dear students, teachers and parents, I would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I hope you all have a fantastic Christmas Holiday and I wish you all the best in 2019 sharing it with […]

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24/12/2018

Father Christmas

We hope you enjoy the pictures of our children with Father Christmas, they couldn’t have been more excited! Merry Christmas Eve to all of you! May you and your loved ones have a wonderful and magical night. Happy Holidays!

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21/12/2018

Christmas Carol Concerts

Here you have the photos of the Foundation, Primary and Secondary students celebrating our traditional Christmas Carol Concert. We hope you enjoyed it as both students and teachers put a lot of effort and hard work.

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19/12/2018

’El Mundo’ Innovative Schools

Last Saturday ‘El Mundo’ newspaper published a special supplement about Innovative Schools where British School of Valencia was mentioned. They also interviewed our headteacher Mr Neil Barnes about the reality of today’s education system. Here you can download the article […]

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18/12/2018

Year 13 Banco de España

This year our Year 13 students have been able to visit the Banco de España where the employees explained to them the different services they offer to the general public such as the exchange of pesetas into euros, the withdrawal […]

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17/12/2018

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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14/12/2018

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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13/12/2018

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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12/12/2018

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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10/12/2018

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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05/12/2018

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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03/12/2018

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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30/11/2018

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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29/11/2018

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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27/11/2018

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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23/11/2018

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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21/11/2018

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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20/11/2018

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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19/11/2018

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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16/11/2018

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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14/11/2018

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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13/11/2018

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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13/11/2018

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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09/11/2018

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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08/11/2018

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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07/11/2018

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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05/11/2018

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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31/10/2018

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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30/10/2018

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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24/10/2018

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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23/10/2018

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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22/10/2018

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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17/10/2018

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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10/10/2018

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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03/10/2018

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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02/10/2018

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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28/09/2018

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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26/09/2018

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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24/09/2018

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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21/09/2018

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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20/09/2018

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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18/09/2018

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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17/09/2018

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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14/09/2018

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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12/09/2018

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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07/09/2018

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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04/09/2018

Welcome!

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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16/07/2018

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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26/06/2018

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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25/06/2018

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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22/06/2018

Festivals

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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22/06/2018

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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21/06/2018

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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21/06/2018

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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20/06/2018

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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20/06/2018

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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19/06/2018

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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18/06/2018

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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18/06/2018

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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15/06/2018

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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13/06/2018

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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12/06/2018

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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11/06/2018

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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08/06/2018

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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07/06/2018

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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06/06/2018

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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04/06/2018

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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01/06/2018

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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31/05/2018

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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29/05/2018

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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28/05/2018

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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25/05/2018

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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23/05/2018

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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22/05/2018

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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21/05/2018

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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18/05/2018

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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17/05/2018

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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15/05/2018

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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14/05/2018

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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10/05/2018

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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08/05/2018

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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07/05/2018

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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04/05/2018

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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02/05/2018

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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