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Mindfulness to regain full attention

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Immersed in a time of constant distraction, rushing and stress, mindfulness invites children, educators and parents to practice breathing and relaxation with one objective: to recover our capacity for mindfulness. Educating from within is an essential task, because this is how children internalise who they are and who they can become. A conscious and fulfilling […]

Child autonomy as a shared responsibility

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In literal terms, heteronomy is understood as the inevitable submission to an external power. This power can be legal, social, labour, family… However, child psychology also explains that all human beings are born as heteronomous beings. And this simply means that when babies are born they naturally depend on an adult to carry out the […]

How to teach children to think

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“I know that there is only one freedom: the freedom of thought”, said the author of The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Educating a child is a path of light and some shadows, and although most of us try to do it in the best possible way, relying also on teachers, we have to be […]

Beyond the strictly academic

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Cognitive skills are important, but not enough. According to Robert Sternberg, an American psychologist specialising in intelligence, formal and academic education is very focused on the development of analytical skills and linked to logical and abstract thinking. However, this only contributes to 10 to 15 percent of a person’s successful job performance, leaving significant gaps. […]

Food Donated

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Earlier this month we launched the H.O.P.E. (Help One Person Eat) campaign, and we couldn’t be more proud of the response of the whole educational community. The food donated was collected by the Banco de Alimentos de A Coruña on Tuesday, 22nd December, which they will distribute to the most disadvantaged people in our area. […]

HOPE 2020

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Coruña British School is launching the “HOPE” campaign for donations for charitable organizations (Help One Person Eat).A solidarity campaign to collect food which, due to the exceptional health emergency situation caused by COVID, is more necessary than ever. Food donations are of vital importance, especially this year, so the school is appealing to the entire […]

World Outdoor Classroom Day

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On 5th November, World Outdoor Classroom Day was celebrated, a global movement to make time outdoors part of every child’s day as teachers take children outdoors to learn. Children are spending less time outdoors than ever before, which is affecting their health, well-being and love of the natural world. Reversing this dynamic and encouraging children […]

Eco Schools

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Our world is at a critical point and there are many elements that are changing rapidly. As educators, it is our responsibility to ensure that young people are aware of their responsibility to act; to preserve and protect their environment. Between 2020-2022, all Globeducate schools are working towards Eco-Schools “Green Flag” status – using this […]

Science Day 2020

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Next Saturday, March 14th, the first British school in the city will be transformed for a day into a small theme park with science as the protagonist, with workshops and activities to enjoy an original, different and fun day with the  whole family.   The event is free and open to anyone who wants to […]

Chirstmas Charity

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The educational community is supporting this Christmas the Juegaterapia charity and have raised 2,000 euros  with the sale of wristbands and calendars. In addition, each person who made a €5 donation would have the privilege of attending school with a typical Christmas jumper on the last day of the term.   Juegaterapia was born in the spring of 2010. Since then they have […]

Summer programmes

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Since 25th of June more than 200 kids are enjoying our English Summer Camp, a complete activity programme in English, delivered by teachers from the first ever British school in A Coruña! Because we make learning English fun! Our English Summer School is open to children from all schools in the area aged from 4 […]

Book Week

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Coruña British School says goodbye to its Book Week by ending its Readathon, which once again highlights the solidarity and involvement of CBS families. In recent weeks, our students have read so much that they have collected more than 2,200 euros for the NGO A.I.R.E, a non-profit organization with which they collaborate regularly.   We hope you […]

Educational excellence, value-based education and global readiness

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The quality of British education is recognized and respected throughout the world and its curriculum – the National Curriculum of England, Wales and Northern Ireland of the United Kingdom – is specially designed to meet the individual needs of each student, putting at their disposal a highly stimulating and motivational education. The educational program of […]

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