Knowledge Harvest

20th April 16

Year 2 Primary have been brainstorming everything we know about the Olympics…We have been thinking about which sports are represented and when and where the Olympics is held.  We have created thought bubbles with all our ideas…

Teach your monster to read

17th March 16

Year 2 Primary are making great progress learning sounds and teaching our monster to read.  We have ALL passed the first level now!  We use this innovative, interactive resource in the ICT room and we earn motivating certificates while practising phonics.  There are two more levels to go – Great fun learning!!

Stop Global Warming!

15th March 16

Our Year 5 students have finished this term’s project. We studied ecosystems and how they are being affected by global warming.  If the consequences are already terrible, imagine what they might be like in a century. That’s exactly what we did. To help reduce pollution we gave some shoe boxes a second life (reuse), we…

First Lego League Event – Building experience in technology!

23rd February 16

After weeks of investigating, building, experimenting and problem-solving, two teams representing Laude Fontenebro – one with students from 4 de ESO and the other with students from year 4 in Primary, finally had the opportunity to present their Lego projects at the annual First Lego League event held at the Universidad Camilo José Cela on…

IPC Y1 – Flowers and Insects

19th February 16

International Primary Curriculum (IPC) – Year 1 Primary.  As part of the IPC unit ‘Flowers and Insects,’ year one Primary have been doing observational drawings in Art.  It was hard at first as we are not used to drawing what we see, but we are learning how to look and we are making great progress!…

IPC – We should take care of our world

12th February 16

In year two, primary, we are learning how to ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’ as part of our IPC unit, ‘Our world!’  Daniela, from 2A, brought in a handmade soap, that her family made using recycled oil.  She also showed us a special kind of bag, made from reused jeans!  Her family work hard to reduce…

Peace day at Fontenebro School

1st February 16

To celebrate “Peace Day” at Fontenebro School 2B each decorated a piece of a jigsaw puzzle and then tried to put it together. We realised that some of us don’t fit easily together but that we are all part of one special team and we must work together.     Year one primary made this…

Did you know how Fontenebro students learn with the IPC?

22nd January 16

International Primary Curriculum – entry point. Year 2 started their first IPC project in a very engaging way. We went on a treasure hunt around the school grounds looking for letters to make the title ‘OUR WORLD!’ We followed clues from photographs and had so much fun while learning about our environment at the same…

The virtual classroom arrives at Fontenebro

14th December 15

Primary and Secondary students, as well as teachers, have been discovering the benefits of using the Google Education Environment including all the fascinating and useful Google Apps and especially the Google Classroom App which has been specifically developed for schools.  This new way of working offers many advantages to our students.  One of the main…

International Child Rights Day in Primary Education

27th November 15

The International Child Rights Day, November 20th, was celebrated here at Laude Fontenebro Senior School. Primary students met at the library where they listened to several stories related to the children’s rights. They participated by answering questions and reflected on the different debates. Finally, they coloured in drawings and at the end they stuck them…