Author: English Department

Halloween 2017

Last Tuesday, 31st we celebrated Halloween at school and, as usual, we had lots of fun while doing many activities. Early, in the morning, the school was already full of monsters! Ghouls, witches, mummies, vampires… Soon after the break, we all gathered at the school hall to share chants and songs. 1st Grade 2nd Grade       3rd Grade… Read more →

The Colours of Autumn

This is being a super busy time in the English classroom. Learning, singing, speaking, playing and sharing. This time we wanted to show you how everything is changing around us because of the Autumn Season. Do you want to learn a beautiful poem? The Colours of Autumn Red like the apples on the apple tree. Black like blackberries, pick some… Read more →

WE ARE BACK!!!!

Dear Children and Parents, we are so proud to announce that we are back in business again!!! These first days have been crazy, organizing and preparing everything, classrooms, English boards, materials… but we are back and hope we enjoy another school year as we usually do.   See you around! Read more →

The Travel Guide project

Do you want to travel to a foreign country and have no idea about what to see, what to do, how to travel, where to stay, what restaurants to choose… Don’t hesitate and take a look at the projects the students in 6th grade have made. They gave these presentations to the rest of their classmates last week.     Read more →

The Town Song

The end of the school year is near. We have worked a lot, but we have also learnt so many things. We have learnt to sing songs and dance. We have learnt to act out in front of the camera. We have learnt, above all, that learning English is fun!   Read more →

Reading Buddies program

Little by little we are trying to set up a “Reading Buddies” program with our students. This is pairing older and younger students together to read aloud to each other. A few weeks ago, 6th graders went to see our 5-year-old ones and our first graders and read several books with them. Read more →

Every year 10 million tons of plastic end up in the ocean

  Plastic Change is an international organization based in Denmark. They raise awareness about the consequences of the increasing plastic pollution of the oceans and the environment in general. The amount of marine plastic waste will double over the next 10 years and if we do not act, the oceans will contain more plastic waste than fish by weight in… Read more →

Puss in Boots 2017

As in previous years, 2nd graders have performed the play “Puss in Boots”. A show in which our students show their acting skills as their excelent spoken English. In the morning, they’ve acted for their school friends and this afternoon they are doing it for the parents. Enjoy! Next Monday, 1st graders will put on the show “Lucy’s New Pencilcase”… Read more →

DECISION MAKING

“Horton Hatches the Egg”, by Mr Seuss, tells the story of Horton the Elephant, who is tricked into sitting on a bird’s egg while its mother, Mayzie, takes a permanent vacation… Horton sees the seasons passing while he is waiting for Mayzie to come back, he sees his friends going to play and have fun, but he is so faithful… Read more →

Universal Children’s Day

Yesterday, it was “Universal Children’s Day”. This afternoon, we are going to the gym to hold a little commemoration for the Children, especially for those who suffer. Last week, we prepared the song “Heal the World” by Michael Jackson to be sung today altogether.   We want to share the post we published a year ago from now with all… Read more →

Halloween 2016

And as every year, we have celebrated Halloween in the school. The different activities took place during the week from the 24th to the 28th of October. We started with some rehearsals and activities in the Library. One of our student’s mum, Caoimhe, came to read our 3rd graders a book called “A dark, dark tale”, to finish with the… Read more →

Demonym Project

We have started making some short videos explaining the demonyms and languages of different countries and their corresponding continent with our 6th graders. As soon as they have finished them we’ll upload a video showing the whole result. In the meantime, enjoy this snapshots which show how the activity is developed by them on their ipads. Read more →

Awesome Learning

We create fun learning games using Kahoot. Players answer on their own devices, while games are displayed on a shared screen to unite the lesson encouraging players to look up. It is a great way of learning new content or revising former lessons. Read more →