Mes: octubre 2018

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Halloween activities with our students

Halloween activities with our students

Every October 31st, we celebrate the international Halloween festival by inviting our students to come in costumes, we call a pumpkin or dance contest, storytellers … and all the children walk around the School singing and saying “Trick or treat” to get their candies. But the School does not stop. In addition to learning values such...

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2018 Captains and Vice Captains

2018 Captains and Vice Captains

Last Friday, October 26th, Yago School selected in a special assembly its House system ‘s Captains and Vice Captains among the Primary 5 & Primary 6 students. Our House Masters would like to tyhank everyone who entered in this year Captain and Vice Captain selection process. There were many candidates but of course not everyone could...

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Art Project: Matisse

Art Project: Matisse

P3 students were learning about Matisse in the first term of Art. They found out information about the painter and they made posters about his life. They learnt about the collage technique and they represented one of his works. They have learnt al little bit more about one of the famous painters in the world. Los...

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English Student of the Month in Infant

English Student of the Month in Infant

As a way of celebrating the effort and good intentions in English class, this September we started with the English Student of the Month initiative. It consists of five categories: Speaker Listener Helper Participant Vocabulary Whizz One child from each class is chosen for each category. Their photo is placed on a board for the...

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Primary 4 Science Project: Earth & Space

Primary 4 Science Project: Earth & Space

Students from P4 have been studying about Earth and Space. At the end of the unit they made some really nice projects to demonstrate what they learned. Some of the pupils decided to make their own reflecting or refracting telescopes using recycled materials. Other students decided to make posters demonstrating the lunar phases. Another group...

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Yago Book Club Project

Yago Book Club Project

  Out with the old and in with the new! At the beginning of September, our Infant 4 and Infant 5 children said their goodbyes to Captain Jack, the friendly parrot who helped them build their vocabulary over the past couple of years! We have replaced MacMillan’s story-based program with our very own project called...

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Cooperative learning in Science

Cooperative learning in Science

Pupils in Primary 6 have been working on Interaction. They have learnt how the skeletal and Muscular Systems work together. In cooperative groups, they have taught their peers what they have learnt in one of our visits to the lab. Poster, games, and questionnaires were among their teaching tools. Los alumnos de P6 han estado...

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Social Science: Cooperative Learning

Social Science: Cooperative Learning

Prior to our Visit to Puerto de Palos de la Frontera y Monasterio de la Rábida, our students in Primary 6 have created a comic in cooperative groups portraying the meeting between Christopher Columbus and The Catholic Monarchs, their 70 day long trip, the moment the saw land and their first encounter with the Tainos, Native...

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Mid-Autumn Festival in China

Mid-Autumn Festival in China

24th of September was Mid-Autumn Festival in China. S4 students made a further investigation about this Chinese festival, including the origin, legend and customs of this special day. Later on, they shared what they learnt with P3 and P4 students. Chinese teachers prepared the traditional food for Mid-Autumn Day mooncakes to share with the other...

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Natural Science: Reviewing the parts of the body

Natural Science: Reviewing the parts of the body

P3 ha afianzado sus conocimientos de Natural Science manipulando y observando con detalle los modelos de distintas partes de la anatomía humana que tenemos en el Science Lab. Hemos disfrutado viendo las partes del ojo, del oído o del corazón entre otros, mientras recordábamos cómo funcionan esos órganos. P3 has strengthened their knowledge of Natural...