Last week we received numerous universities as well as our former students for the Career Guidance Lectures we’ve been doing over the past few years for our Year 11, 12 and 13 students. We would like to thank all the […]
Last week we received numerous universities as well as our former students for the Career Guidance Lectures we’ve been doing over the past few years for our Year 11, 12 and 13 students. We would like to thank all the […]
Last Friday ‘El Mundo’ newspaper published a special supplement about Innovative Schools where British School of Valencia was mentioned. Our desire to promote experience-based learning as well as the use of new technologies and virtual environments facilitates a unique learning […]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas 🎄👑🎅🎊❤️
60 years after the flood that struck Valencia our Year 8 students have learnt more about the history of their city visiting La Fundación Bancaja to see a photographic exhibition which showed how civilians and the army worked together trying […]
Both the students and teachers from Primary enjoyed a very special day celebrating the traditional BSV Book Fair and Book Day. Children had to dress up as their favourite characters and they all did great! This day was not only […]
Our Year 4 students have written their own ‘travel journals’ talking about Valencia, their school and themselves. They have sent these journals to people they know from all around the world to countries as close as France and as far […]
We had a fantastic time with Pre-Nursery and Nursery enjoying the adventures of Peter Pan! The look on their faces as the different characters play along is the best part of the performance.
We hope you enjoy the article published in ‘El Mundo’ newspaper for which they relied on the contribution of our colleague Ana Pérez Díez who was awarded with the XVI International Poetry Award ‘Leonor de Córdoba’ for her book ‘Temblor […]
Parachute activities are a great way to promote fun and healthy play at the same time they are really useful to promote social interaction, teamwork and cooperation. Our Reception students learn to follow directions, they increase their strength and agility, […]
Year 1 had a great time visiting the Print Museum where they met Johannes Gutenberg, the father of the printing press. They even had the chance to put into practice what they had learnt about the engraving process printing their […]
Through this fun experiment Year 4 students learnt in a practical way how the digestive system works. Using household items like a piping bag to represent the oesophagus and a plastic bag to represent the stomach, food was ingested and […]
Year 5 visited the exhibition of the Valencian artist Manolo Valdés in a show that brings together 130 art pieces representing the entire solo career of the painter. The exhibition covers all the genres in which the artist has expressed […]
Pre-Nursery children participated in a new Play & Learn activity they really enjoyed. Once their teachers had taped and painted the bubble wrap on their feet, it was time to start painting! There was plenty of stomping and marching and […]
Year 9 visited the Climate Change Observatory to participate in a ‘Food’s Carbon Footprint’ workshop where students learnt how food travels around the world before being consumed and how this can contribute to the consumption of large quantities of natural […]
Year 2 children buddy up with Year 5 to practice some sport! They really enjoyed their shared PE lesson playing a game of Clean your Room where students have to get rid of the balls on their side throwing them […]
Are you aware of the recipe for friendship? Our Year 4 students have been working on a ‘Friendship Soup’ discussing the ingredients that go into making friends which include honesty, kindness, trust and respect as well as many others. Remember […]
In our visit to the ‘Antiguo Almacén de Dientes’ Reception was very surprised to discover the place where the teeth of all the children in the world are taken. In this magical store in which the smallest detail is taken […]
Physical activities are essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The development of fundamental movement skills needs to be nurtured from an early stage. Pre-Nursery children are introduced to such activities to benefit their physical development. They begin to improve their […]
Just like in the book ‘The Runaway Chapati’ that our Year 2 students have read, they all had to run with a chapati bread on their heads trying not to drop like the main character of the story runs for […]
Year 11 students visited the old town of Sagunto with thousands of years of history and that still today preserves the traces of monumental remains that belonged to different cultures which settled down here in the past. They began visiting […]
First aid and health safety training sessions have taken place at BSV with the collaboration of the Yo Te Salvo organisation. They were in charge of instructing the teachers and other staff members on how to perform CPR, how to […]
Year 4 has discovered all the hidden dragons around Valencia in a route where they visited some of the most emblematic buildings in the city. Our journey began in the Torres de Serranos where students found out that a dragon […]
Last week our Year 6 students received a surprise visit from our friend Fito. This Amazon parrot was very helpful to explain the way in which animals physically adapt to their environment to be able to survive. Students didn’t stop […]
Year 10 visited Gandía, place of residence of one of the most powerful families during the Renaissance who managed to gain high positions in the hierarchy of the royal court and also high ecclesiastical privileges. Our students found out more […]
Year 9 have been learning to communicate using sign language and to proof what they know they’ve managed to learn the song ‘Madre Tierra’, a very happy and cheerful song we are sure you are going to enjoy. Thanks to […]
“Praiseworthy valley for a monastery of your religion” tradition says these were the words said by king Jaume II when he went past the valley and was overwhelmed by its beauty. Year 7 had the chance to discover more about […]
Yesterday we had the privilege to attend a conference about Innovation in Education given by the recognised educational speaker, Richard Gerver. Gerver shared his vision on the 21st century teachers and the keys to an education opened to change. In […]
Year 1 and Year 4 shared a buddy session last week where the older students had to help the Year 1’s with their work. We believe this a fantastic way of teaching both years groups as they have the chance […]
Yesterday we learnt a lot about road safety regulations with our Year 3 students at the Vialdea Road Security Park. They had the chance to drive along the circuit in which they had to respect all the road safety regulations […]
The children in Nursery carried out a sensory activity in which they had the chance to explore the senses of touch, taste, smell and sight. These activities have many learning and developmental benefits for our Foundation students. They help to […]
Year 9 visited The Louvre Museum and the Île de la Cité, a natural island which used to be considered the centre of the city. They also visited the Notre-Dame Cathedral and by night they went on a boat trip […]
Year 7 students performed their first lab experiment as Secondary students where as you can see, they had to dissect a heart. The procedure they had to follow was to explore the heart and all the attached vessels before cutting […]
Last week we celebrated the arrival of autumn with all the children in Pre-Nursery painting a tree using finger paint and decorating it using some leaves they had collected with their teachers.
This morning we conducted an evacuation drill, a security and also training procedure which developed satisfactorily. All our students evacuated the school following the indications given by their teachers, in an orderly manner and in record time, following all safety […]
BSV’s Award for Academic Excellence corresponds to the Year 12 student, Marc Veciana Belmonte and the Year 13 student Paula Cubero González. It is a great satisfaction for the school to hand out this award which acknowledges the hard work […]
We know that being able to speak different languages is currently essential so today in BSV we are celebrating the #EuropeanDayOfLanguages with this video of our students and teachers.
Play can be a way of exploring and learning. Our Pre-Nursery students begin to experiment the joy of discovering in a creative and fun environment. These activities keep them stimulated and excited and children begin to show greater confidence and […]
Ana María Pérez Díez, Spanish Language and Literature teacher in BSV, has been awarded the XVI International Poetry Award ‘Leonor de Córdoba’ by the Córdoba Town Hall and the Andrómina Cultural Association for her book ‘Temblor en el Canto’. 63 […]
Did you know our Reception students are developing different abilities through experimentation? They learn from first-hand experiences individually and in groups whilst they explore through their senses and develop their emerging autonomy. This enables them to work independently but always […]
Year 9 students participated in a Team Building activity. They had to work in groups to design a structure where they had to place a raw egg. If their design worked effectively, it would prevent the egg from breaking when […]
After some exciting first days of school, we can now say all our students are back so we would like to give a warm welcome to all of them, especially to the Year 7 students who just started Secondary. See […]
Today we’ve welcomed our Primary students and we are delighted to have them all back ready to start this new school year full of enthusiasm and determination. Go for it!
Our day began welcoming the youngest members of the school. Our Foundation students have returned eager to see their teachers and classmates after the summer holidays. We are very excited and happy to say welcome back to school!
At BSV we are warming up to start this new school year… are you ready? 🙇⚽️📐📝
Now that we have finished the academic year and completed the university inscription for our oldest students, I would like to convey to our Year 13 students a heartfelt congratulation on behalf of myself and all the teaching staff who […]
After four intense days of performances that we are sure you’ve enjoyed just like our students have enjoyed preparing them. The teachers, management and the rest of BSV’s staff would like to wish you all a very happy summer holiday. […]
The children in Pre-Nursery show their certificates for their achievements in a year they’ve spent sharing, playing and learning together. Congratulations!
This stop motion video was done by a group of Year 8C students in which they explain the dangers of deforestation and the extreme effects this has on global warming.
Congratulations to all the students in Andromeda as they are the winners of this year’s House Point Trip. The students in Year 1 to Year 8 enjoyed a wonderful day at the Adventure Park El Pla in Estivella and the […]
Last Wednesday the group of students who take part in the hama beans club decided to sell their products during their break in order to collect money for an NGO.
Emperors and empresses, soldiers and gladiators, the Year 3 students dressed up to celebrate Roman Day with many fun activities and a very special banquet where they enjoyed all kinds of fruits, cheese and many other delicacies.
The children in Pre-Nursery had a great time with Miss Blanca in the science lab participating in several experiments with magnets and substances that changed colour when another liquid was added. They were really impressed and listening very carefully to […]
As part of their science project, Year 7 students visited the village of Montanejos where they had to conduct various experiments taking samples of native plants and insects which they later had to discuss with their teacher.
Last Friday British School of Valencia held the Graduation Ceremony for the 10th Promotion of Year 13 students. The act was chaired by the head of BSV, Mrs Carmen Santafé Company, BSV’s technical director, Mr Pedro García Santafé and BSV’s […]
This week at BSV we celebrated our traditional Sports Day event that takes place every year with our Foundation, Primary and Secondary students. Sports Day allows them to show their skills at the same time they enjoy themselves participating lots […]
For the second time in the last three academic years, British School of Valencia is glad to announce that Álvaro Ronda Ballester, straight-A student with a grade of 14 out of 14 in the Spanish curriculum who is currently studying […]
Year 6 went to Xàtiva where they visited the Hospital for the Poor and the Collegiate Basilica of Santa Maria. They went to the Museum of Almodí to see the portrait of Philip V king of Spain which is exhibited upside […]
Year 4A students have been learning about Canada this term and one of the projects they had to do in class was this huge postcard with the provincial and territorial flags of Canada.
Year 8 visited the Iberian settlement of Castellet de Bernabé, an archaeological site located in the town of Llíria. Despite the deterioration suffered today, the surface of the town and the different rooms that formed the settlement like the mill, […]
In Year 1 they’ve learnt that plants are living things that require light and water to grow, they now know how to identify the parts of a plant and they’ve even had the chance to grow their own sunflowers. To […]
Year 3 students visited the city of Sagunto where they had the chance to see the doors that gave access to the Jewish Quarter of the town, visit the Roman theatre and Sagunto’s famous castle.
Last weekend our Duke of Edinburgh students went on a trip to Estivella for their Bronze Qualifying Expedition. They were successfully examined showing great team working skills and abilities they have learnt during previous expeditions.
Year 5 visited la Albufera Natural Park in which they enjoyed a nice boat trip. They visited the lonja where they learnt how the eels are caught and they also went to a modeller’s workshop to see how the albuferencs […]
Year 4B student Gabriel Folgado shows off his incredible ability to solve a Rubik’s cube. Well-done Gabriel, great skills!
We would like to congratulate the first group of BSV students who have studied German as they have managed to pass the Goethe-Zertifikat exam showing their knowledge and understanding of the language in different writing, reading, speaking and listening tests. […]
The children from Pre-Nursery enjoyed a fantastic morning at the riverbed to celebrate Teddy Bear Picnic. Each child had to bring their favourite teddy bear to the park where they played with their friends on the slides and swings.
During assembly the Year 3A students had to explain to their friends in Primary the lessons that we can learn from the animal kingdom showing them how animals work together for the greater good. They performed a play in front […]
Our former student Mariam Bas would like to share this interesting initiative with all of you. Class Spain offers different programmes abroad where students are able to improve a certain language, meet new people and spend an unforgettable summer. Dance […]
Year 4 students celebrated Egyptian Day dressing up as authentic Egyptian figures. In the morning they performed in front of all their friends, they participated in many different activities and in the afternoon they enjoyed a very special banquet. Here […]
Year 10 students learnt more about the artwork of British artist Julian Opie whose style is characterised by the lack of detail and minimalistic designs. On their visit to the Bancaja Foundation they participated in a workshop where they created […]
Our Year 2C children have coloured some very special cards with all their love to show their support to all the innocent victims of the terrible attack that took place in Manchester just a few days ago. We would like […]
We enjoyed a wonderful morning with the Year 1 children at the Alquería Planta y Cull in Alboraya where the students learnt more about agriculture and the role of the farmers. They were able to feed the chicken, they learnt […]
Our Year 6 students have become expert chefs thanks to everything they’ve been able to learn in the Super Chef for a Day Contest. They’ve had to prove their talent peeling beans and peanuts without breaking them as well as […]
Year 4 students visited Saint Joseph’s Caves in La Vall d’Uixo where they went on a boat ride to discover these amazing natural caves along the waters of Europe’s longest underground river.
A few weeks ago our Year 9 students had the opportunity to practice a very different sport to what they are used to. They visited Dinamic, an acrobatic gymnastics club where they learnt to jump on a trampoline, they tested […]
The children in Nursery had lots of fun at the Farm Park Railway in Burjassot where they enjoyed a train ride around the park.
This weekend our Year 5 students enjoyed lots of fun outdoor activities at Sierra de Gredos. They went on horse and bike riding trips, participated in aerobic sessions as well as creative and cooking workshops. They even learnt basic archery […]
We had a great time with the children in Reception at the Infant Road Security Park La Canaleta where they learnt more about road safety regulations and had the chance to drive along the circuit in which they had to […]
Name: Luisa d’Antonio Origin: Rome, Italy What have you studied? I have a degree in Art History, a Master’s degree in Cultural Heritage and a PhD in Geography and History from the University of Valencia. I’m currently studying a Master’s […]
Congratulations to the group of Year 3 students who have been rewarded with a special prize as they have managed to speak English in class and with their friends. We are sure they enjoyed the cooking class with Mr Magnus!
The children in Year 2 enjoyed the play ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ at the Palau de la Música of Valencia. The students Andy Florea and Ana Albero were very lucky as they had the chance to participate on stage […]
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 answering the questions asked by the characters of the play at the same time […]
Year 4B students made some beautiful cards to celebrate Mother’s Day and we are sure they all loved the gift. Hope you enjoyed this really special day!
The children in Year 1 had to put on their chef hats this time to prepare a fruit salad with their classmates. Thanks to this activity they had the chance to put into practice different skills in order to prepare […]
Year 4C students have been learning more about the history, gastronomy and culture of Mexico preparing some burritos stuffed with rice, beans and lots of vegetables. They really enjoyed the activity!
Last Friday our Year 6 students enjoyed an end of exams party with all their classmates to celebrate they had completed their Checkpoints. Congratulations for all the hard work!
Year 3 students brought their ecosystems project to school as they had to explain everything they had learnt about this topic to their classmates. Each student created their own design and they all turned out to be some very original […]
Once again, we have to congratulate our EYPE group who participated in the 12th National Selection Conference of EYPE held in Gerona just a few weeks ago. Four schools were chosen by the jury one of which is made up […]
Welcome back! We hope you have enjoyed the holidays, now it’s time to get back to work and finish this school year. Here you have some pictures of the Year 5A students performing a short play for Primary in which […]
This morning our Foundation students have been looking for a hidden treasure in the playground… some delicious chocolate eggs which their teachers had placed in secret locations. Meanwhile, Primary students have participated in a catwalk wearing their Easter Bonnets whilst […]
Congratulations to our team of delegates at the European Youth Parliament National Session which took place in Gerona. They spent five days with like-minded students from all over Spain debating the most important issues of our times such as Brexit, […]
The children in Year 1 enjoyed the company of the Year 6 students whilst they read different books in English to the younger students.
Some of the Nursery A children were able to experiment different painting techniques to simulate fish scales, others learnt how to use a punch to make a pattern of holes around the outline of their drawings whilst the rest spent […]
The Duke of Edinburgh Bronze group went on a day trip to Vilafamés to experience what it would be like to carry their rucksacks and wear their boots for their Adventurous Journey next month. For many of them, this was […]
A few weeks ago we received a group of exchange students from the Collège Victor Hugo in Narbonne, France. They spent a few days with the Year 8 students and their families with who they discovered the city, our culture […]
After reading the book ‘Tom’s Sausage Lion’, the Year 2 teachers’ decided to do a role-play related to Tom’s story. In the book the boy claims he has seen a lion strolling through an orchard with a string of sausages […]
We are very excited to share this article published today in a special supplement of Las Provincias about the Best Schools in the Valencian Community. Just like our students, all the staff in British School of Valencia never stops learning […]
Divided up in different groups the Year 4C students carried out a project about the United Kingdom in which they had to investigate about the traditions and the gastronomy of Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales.
Year 13 students who study German had the opportunity to chat with a worker from a refugee centre in Germany to who they asked all kinds of question related to this issue. We believe that this is a very interesting […]
With this simple exercise, which turned out to be very attractive for the Year 1 students, they had the chance to work as a team at the same time they learnt how to prepare a jam sandwich by following their […]