World Read Aloud Day

Reading aloud is a good way to practice intonation and pronunciation while improving story comprehension, word meaning and curiosity . That’s why we’ve celebrated the World Read Aloud Day, in order to motivate our students to read in English everyday. They’ve listened to different stories, and everyone wanted to participate in the reading aloud activities. At the end of this special… Read more →

Merry Christmas!

The Christmas spirit has been truly alive at school this week. Everyone in Primary has had fun festive activities to do in the English class. Writing cards, making wishes, singing and much more. We would like to wish each and every family a wonderful Christmas. We are sure it will be a time for joy, celebration and hope for the… Read more →

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here and it’s time to remind ourselves to feel thankful for many good things in our life. That’s why our students have come together and expressed their gratitude for all the blessings they could think of: health, family, home, friendships, school, rights, freedom, food, water, clothes, toys, education and many more. Happy Thanksgiving everyone and remember that there is always… Read more →

American traditions

As you all know, this year we are learning about the U.S.A. and as an important part of the project is the matter about American traditions. Last October, we celebrated Halloween. All the kids came to the school in their costumes and we also participated in the Mystery Box Expo. It was the spookiest day of the year! Today, the… Read more →

“Surfin’ U.S.A.”

Hi everyone! Do you remember the project about knowing the culture of the English speaking countries that children started last year with Sherlock in England? This year, the country we are leaning about is…. the United States of America!!! During this term, the main topic has been related to the location, the flag and some of the most important symbols.… Read more →

It’s Halloween!

The spirit of Halloween is all around us. The stories filled with candy and costumes, pumpkins and bats pop up on walls and for a few days a special program of activities change a bit the schedule to foster our students’ English skills with a spooky atmosphere. Happy Halloween! Escape Room Classroom activities Halloween Expo Storytelling Library Crafts Halloween Day Read more →

Drawing body parts

Hi everyone! We are back here to show you some of the most interesting things that we do in our school. Right now, 3 years old kids are learning the name of the body parts. As we told you at the initial parent’s meeting, children learn in some many ways: through their eyes, ears… and this is why we work… Read more →

Sightseeing London with Sherlock

This term the students of Infant Education have continued to learn more about the English culture through our project: “Following Sherlock to England”. This time, we have travelled to London to visit its most remarkable sights, monuments and places. We have also had the opportunity to taste a bit of Britain by getting to know its most traditional dishes. We… Read more →

World Book Day

Every year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the magical power of books. During last week, all students from 1st to 6th of Primary read different books to celebrate this event. ” Our books and our pens are the most powerful weapons” Malala Yousafzai. Read more →

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

We have been celebrating The World Book Day this week in 5 years old classrooms throughout a beautiful story: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by Eric Carle. The main goal of this week was to encourage children to explore the pleasures of reading by providing them with the opportunity to enjoy a story. Digging deep… Read more →

The Weather Forecast

Second graders have been learning and speaking about the weather. Last week the whole class drew pictures related to the weather vocabulary from the book. Next step was speaking. They were asking each other questions about the weather, practising both present and past simple (What is and What was) and the weather adjectives (sunny, foggy, cloudy, etc.). We had a lot… Read more →

THE FOOD PYRAMID 4.0

One more year the colorful Food Pyramid has been displayed at school. 6th graders have reviewed the importance of getting the correct amount of nutrients, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. What we consume on a daily basis affect our health and daily activities so, remember to MAKE BETTER FOOD CHOICES! Read more →

My favorite object

It does not matter if you spell it ‘favorite’ or ‘favourite’, our students in 5th grade have told us about their most precious objects. First, last week, we played a guessing game: they brought their possessions wrapped in newspaper, and they had to find out who the owner of the object was. Then, we took a photo of them and… Read more →

Learning about our body parts

Hello! In the 1st and 2nd grade of Infant Education we have been learning about our body parts. We have learnt very cool songs and we have played many games to practice this vocabulary. Here we are having some fun while reviewing all that we have learnt.  Read more →

Happy Valentine’s Day

Every year on February 14th, people honor their love for one another by spending time together and sharing Valentine’s messages of love. This day of love is a wonderful opportunity to share Valentine’s Day quotes and messages with all the people you truly care about. A cute Valentine’s quote is one way to make your sweetheart’s day. Read more →

Let’s go outside!

There are so many fun activities we can do outside in winter! But we need to get ready for the cold weather and our 5 years old students have learned it. Let’s go outside, hurry up! Hurry up! Hurry, hurry up! Read more →

Christmas wishes from my heart.

  5 years old students are sending you all their warmest thoughts and best wishes for this wonderful time of the year. May all the sweet magic of Christmas conspire to gladden your heart and fill every desire. M E R R Y      C H R I S T M A S !!!          Read more →

Following Sherlock Holmes to England!

This past week, Sherlock Holmes has visited the youngest students in our school. He has helped us become detectives and investigate about his country: England.     Our main objective with this project is to bring the culture of English speaking countries closer to our kids. This project will take three weeks, one per term. It is going to be… Read more →

Literacy Rotations

  1st and 2nd graders have been working on reading and writing activities through Daily Five Proyect these last weeks. It is a methodology based on a system of five literacy tasks designed to fully engage children in reading and writing skills development: phonemic awareness, spelling, vocabulary, high frequency words, meaning content, story specifics, and initiation in the writing process,… Read more →

Daily 5 Literacy Rotations

We have been working on Daily 5 this term for the first time. Children rotate through different activities based on reading and writing skills development. It has been a great success and they really enjoy it.                   Read more →

Daily Five

At this stage of the game, all of you have already heard about this methodology. Children are very happy when Daily five day comes. They know what they have to do, at every different station. The expectations are clear. We have started introducing this system that comes from the States to help students improve the four skills (listening, reading, speaking… Read more →

Halloween in Infant Education

Hello everybody!   Last 31st of October no children came to Arturo Soria school. Instead, many different scary creatures attended our school to celebrate a Halloween party. We played together, sang songs and even got to trick or treat. It was so much fun! Read more →

We all go traveling!

Hello everyone! The 3 and 4 year olds are going to start the school year traveling around the world and visiting very interesting places! We need to be prepared, so the first step has been to know about the different transports that we can take for our journey and to decorate our classroom with everything that we have learnt about. It looks… Read more →

Water challenge

Are you wasting water? Did you know that the average person in the UK uses 150 litres of water a day? That’s for drinking, washing, cooking – all the water we use around the house. Read more →

Welcome Back

  Back to school!!! We know it is October, but we have been super busy preparing all the novelties we have this year that we will reveal little by little. We continue with our book Big Questions, remember to listen to the songs and stories after you listen to them in the classroom. Remember to watch TV in English, read… Read more →

Describing yourself.

  5 years old students are sending a beautiful message to you all and to themselves… Be yourself everyday, be yourself in everyway. Who you are, is wonderful! Yor can be anything that you want to be!       Read more →