NEWS & EVENTS

Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL)

Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL) is an approach to teaching and learning in which computers and other resources such as the Internet are used to present, reinforce, and evaluate what is to be learned. It usually includes a substantial interaction between students.   Therefore, I would like to ask the following question: Have we reached a [...]

Literary gathering en Fontenebro International School

The last literary gathering held at our school was a vibrant gathering where the participating mothers shared their insightful reviews in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. The enthusiasm was palpable and, inspired by the positive experiences, we extend a cordial invitation to all families to join future gatherings, enriching our literary conversations with the warmth [...]

FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, EUROPEAN AMBASSADOR SCHOOL

Fontenebro International School, selected from more than 400 centers in Spain, as the Ambassador School of the European Parliament, recognizes the work carried out throughout the last year to promote knowledge about the European Union and its institutions by the student. Furthermore, in this training event, in which the good practices carried out were shared, [...]

FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, BEST PRIVATE SCHOOL IN THE SIERRA DE MADRID IN THE RANKING OF MICOLE.NET

For the third consecutive year, Micole.Net has published its Ranking of the Best Schools in Spain and Fontenebro International School is again part of them in the following categories: Nº 1 Best Private School in the Sierra de Madrid Nº. 1 Best School in Moralzarzal (public and private) Nº 67 among the 100 Best Private […]

Benefits of dance

According to researchers, dance has accompanied human beings since Prehistory, constituting a communication tool capable of expressing feelings and moods through movement. The representation of dancing figures found in prehistoric caves or in Egyptian burial sites are proof that dance has been used in rituals and social ceremonies for thousands of years. In Ancient Greece, [...]

Fontenebro International School is launching a new project: the Reader Sponsor Program.

The Reader Sponsor Program is an interstage initiative that seeks to foster reading habits and the pleasure of reading in our students. We firmly believe in the power of reading to enrich children's learning and personal development. This program aims to involve all school students in promoting reading within our community. Our goal is for [...]

Halloween at Fontenebro – A celebration of learning!

Children love Halloween.  They get to dress up as a witch or maybe a zombie and look as spooky as they can as they play.  Some may go trick or treating in the evening or put a carved pumpkin outside their house.  There is something about Halloween that undeniably engages the mind and imagination of [...]

HEADTEACHER LETTER – YEARBOOK 23-24

Dear Students, Parents, and Faculty, As we come together to reflect on the incredible year we’ve had at Fontenebro, I am filled with immense pride and gratitude. The journey we’ve embarked upon as a school community has been truly remarkable. This year has showcased the unwavering spirit of resilience, honesty, empathy, creativity, teamwork, and responsibility […]

HEAD OF LEARNING LETTER – YEARBOOK 23-24

As Head of Learning, it is with much pride to express my satisfaction with how the school community is embracing the focus on learning which is reflected so well on the pages of this edition of the Yearbook where we can see so many motivated students enjoying a variety of learning experiences. To maximise potential […]

Hablar con su hijo sobre el aprendizaje El aprendizaje puede ser un concepto abstracto para muchos, especialmente para nuestros estudiantes más jóvenes. No es algo que puedas tocar, guardar en tu mochila o colgar en la pared. Dicho esto, debería ser “visible” y en Fontenebro International School estamos ayudando a nuestros estudiantes de todas las […]

Talking to your child about learning

Talking to your child about learning Learning can be an abstract concept for many, especially our youngest students.  It’s not something you can touch, put in your school bag or hang on the wall.  That said, it should be ‘visible’ and at Fontenebro International School are helping our students of all ages ‘see’ their learning.  […]

Activities to work on creativity in the classroom

Creativity activities in the classroom should be part of a pupil’s education. Through these types of activities we reinforce their confidence and teach them to identify imaginative solutions, based on their own experience. In the following, we will look at the importance of creativity in the educational environment and some activities to work on creativity […]

🧪MATH AND SCIENCE IN THE STREET🧪

Next Friday, SEPTEMBER 22, “MATES AND SCIENCES ON THE STREET” returns ⚛️🎉👏🏼 This year, the event will consist of 15 fun manipulative and experimental science and math workshops 🧑🔬 with which to enjoy a fantastic day with family, friends and neighbors 😃 It’s a great opportunity to learn through hilarious games and experiments 🚀 and […]

SUMMER CAMP BOOKS ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP / FLIP BOOKS WORKSHOP

For two weeks in July, the children attending the summer camp have worked on the creation of two types of books. Illustrated stories and “flip books”. In the first week, under the theme “illustration”, the children have written their own stories in English, they have learned to make a “storyboard” and to design each page […]

Selectividad 2023 Madrid: 100% OF PASSES

The good results of the Selectividad 2023 in Madrid at Fontenebro School, located in the north of Madrid, stand out for the high academic performance and effective preparation of its students. Thanks to the dedication and focus on educational excellence, the school's students have achieved outstanding scores in this key assessment for access to higher [...]

LIST OF TASKS AND CHALLENGES FOR THIS SUMMER

We propose some challenges that you can do with your children this summer ☀️⛱️ You will have a great time! 😁 CHILDREN’S SUMMER TO DO LIST HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER HOMEWORK LIST

¡¡¡UBUNTU & ACTION!!!

Last Sunday the 18th, the Fontenebro School had the opportunity to participate in the most anticipated musical of the year: Ubuntu and action!! at the Circus Price Theatre. It is a socio-pedagogical project of the highest level and quality, created by the playwright Alberto Frías and the artistic director Juan Manuel Alonso expressly for the […]

¡¡¡UBUNTU Y ACCIÓN!!!

El pasado domingo 18, el Colegio Fontenebro, ha tenido la oportunidad de participar en el musical más esperado del año: ¡¡Ubuntu y acción!! en el Teatro Circo Price. Se trata de un proyecto sociopedagógico de máximo nivel y calidad, creado por el dramaturgo Alberto Frías y el director artístico Juan Manuel Alonso expresamente para los […]

TECH CHALLENGE FESTIVAL

Last Thursday, June 15, after many setbacks and difficulties, eight students and two teachers from Fontenebro International School went to the Endesa Foundation’s RetoTech festival… and we’re not going to lie to you, we were very nervous. Would you like our project? Would we know how to transmit all the work and learning that was […]

Multilingualism AT Fontenebro – A KEY aspect of global competence

The role of communication skills in becoming effective global citizens The focus on English communication skills at Fontenebro School is a central part of our students’ learning experience. Clearly there are academic benefits, such as the impressive Cambridge results our students achieve year after year, but this is largely a secondary reason why the school […]

Storytelling in Early Years

One of the children’s favorite activities that we do weekly in the 4-year-old English class is storytelling. Every Monday we start by reading a different story with which we will work on different aspects throughout the week. Through the stories we increase oral expression and expand our vocabulary in English because each story is linked […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF FEELING CHALLENGED 

Early years education plays a critical role in a child’s development, as it  sets the foundation for their future learning and growth.   One crucial aspect of this education stage is the need to challenge  children appropriately, by providing them with stimulating and engaging  experiences. This article highlights the significance of challenging children  in this stage.  […]

NEITHER MONSTER NOR MOUSE

At the last book fair I had the pleasure of listening to the presentation of the new book by Arantxa de las Heras and Tania Fresneda (Ed. Llerubi). Neither Monster nor Mouse is a beautiful illustrated story that talks about assertiveness and self-esteem, key concepts to work on opposition skills in Emotional Education class.    […]

🎓 GRADUATION PROMOTION 2022/23 🎓

Last May 12th the high school graduation was celebrated It was a very emotional event where teachers, students and parents went on stage to tell about their experiences, feelings or simply show their affection Dear students, we are very proud of each one of you, of the daily effort made and of the results obtained […]

LITTLE BIG THINKERS

Since I began teaching, I have always felt motivated and immensely passionate about  bringing philosophy and critical thinking closer to children in a practical way. This means engaging directly with reality in a free and open environment. It involves teaching students to reflect, express their thoughts and their feelings, as well as to debate and […]

“Five hours with Mario” and “Radio Tertulia”

Last Friday, May 12, Secondary 3rd and 4th year students performed two plays at the Moralzarzal Theater: “Five hours with Mario” and “Radio Tertulia” Next, we leave you the videos of both works. THEY DID GREAT!!      

Economy and History of Spain

1ST BACCALAUREATE ECONOMICS During this course, the 1st year of Baccalaureate economics students have been immersed in the business world by participating in the Young Business Talent contest where they have learned the ins and outs of running a company and making relevant decisions in the market to obtain benefits, becoming finalists in this contest. […]

The advantages of a bilingual education at an early age

Bilingual education has become a very popular option among parents looking to give their children a competitive advantage in a globalized multilingual world.   In addition, it is increasingly common for schools and colleges to offer bilingual programs, in which two languages ​​are taught from an early age. In this article, we are going to […]

Segovia Titirimundi 1º ESO

The students of 1º ESO have had the opportunity to attend a professional puppet show as part of the international festival “Titirimundi” that takes place every year in Segovia.   The performance they attended was in charge of Rodorín, a professional puppeteer with a long history in the world of puppets.   The objective of […]

Benefits of School Outings

We all love school outings because they give us a break in our everyday duties  but, are they really beneficial for our students?   School outings can provide numerous benefits for primary school children. These benefits go beyond just a fun day out, as they offer a range of opportunities for children to learn and […]

Strengthening Mathematical Learning through the Singapore methodology.

In the education of our boys and girls, mathematics plays a fundamental role. They not only promote problem-solving and logical reasoning skills, but also develop critical thinking and prepare students to meet the challenges of the modern world. In this sense, the educational approach to Singapore mathematics has proven to be highly effective. What is […]

FAREWELL TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Last week was a week full of unforgettable events. The day before the graduation of our Baccalaureate students, all the students, teachers and the rest of the staff, wanted to surprise the older ones with a great farewell on the soccer field. Our ESO students were in charge of picking them up in their classrooms […]

Storytelling

Storytelling is one of my favourite activities in Fontenebro school.  As a child I loved being read bedtime stories and I still read stories to my ten year old son.  Storytelling provides an opportunity to develop different skills, to encourage independent reading and a passion for books and it’s a great way to bond with […]

Buddy Exchange Program

This academic year I was fortunate enough to be the Buddy Exchange Program coordinator and Fontenebro International School chose Luna Alonso from 4ºESO to represent our school. Luna participated in a reciprocal exchange in which she spent one month in Abu Dhabi attending Reach British School and her buddy, Rebeca, spent one month here at […]

Painting workshops

Before Easter, many students went skiing to Cerler, and those of us who stayed here did not teach and were doing various painting workshops in Secondary. In one hour with each group, they had time to do a workshop using tempera, in which, after a brief masterclass on how to blend color, the students painted […]

SOROLLA MUSEUM

Hello, we are María and Lucía, 2nd ESO students and we are going to tell you about our visit to the Sorolla museum. Starting with what we have worked on in class, at the beginning of the course we learned to draw the proportions of the human figure, both male and female. The final project […]

Cultural Week: An immersion in Ancient Egypt

This year, Fontenebro International School’s cultural week in Primary and Early Years was dedicated to Ancient Egypt.  From 20th – 23rd February students (and teachers) took a break from their regular  curriculum content to be immersed in the theme of Ancient Egypt.  As an  ‘exit point’ the school invited families to enter our Pyramid which […]

The best emotional intelligence books for children

Emotional intelligence books for children are a way of tackling this part of learning. Among other advantages, these books allow infant and primary school students to assimilate the concept of emotional intelligence and, more importantly, to understand and analyse practical situations in which emotional management is important.  Below, we are going to analyse some of […]

The many facets of a portrait

This course in the fourth year of ESO, we have worked in depth on the portrait as a pictorial genre.   We started working on the portrait in the second year of ESO, but it is this year when we entered in depth, observing and understanding the structure of the skull, proportions and facial features […]

 Critical thinking in kindergarten

   In early childhood education, play, motor development, oral language, body language, artistic language, musical language, etc. are very important. Whilst helping children to be autonomous at school, we realize how important it is for us to always bear in mind that children are reflective and able to think for themselves.    Therefore, we should begin by […]

VISIT OUR STAND “MADRID IS SCIENCE”

We inform you that on March 23, 24 and 25 the school will participate with a stand at the Science Fair, at IFEMA, with the Science of Cinema project, developed by the Science department. This project was presented months ago to the Department of Education of the Community of Madrid and finally in November, our […]

XXVI EDITION OF THE SPRING MATHEMATICS CONTEST

Our 5th and 6th grade students have been selected in the first phase of the Spring Mathematics contest 👏 The second phase will be held next Saturday, April 22, in which you can participate and win a prize We wish you all the luck in the world! You are going to do great 💪

THE CREATIVE PROCESS AND THE TRAINING OF PATIENCE

One of the objectives of the “Plastic Education” area is for students to experience and internalize the creative process, eventually being able to extend it to any other area of ​​knowledge. Everyone enjoys the materialization phase and launches into drawing, painting, cutting or modelling, but it is the job of the teacher to show them […]

A “THERAPEUTIC” CHOIR

As you know, in our school the participation in the Choir is completely voluntary and free. A selection has never been made based on the vocal or musical qualities of the students, because the intention is to give everyone the opportunity to enrich themselves with this activity.   Singing in a group offers everyone the […]

❌ TEDX EVENT ❌

Here we leave you some of the best moments that took place during the 3 days at the TEDX event 👏 It has been an incredible experience where Maria did great, developed her public speaking and communication skills We are very proud of you!  

🏆 BEST SCHOOLS 2023 BY FORBES MAGAZINE 🏆

For the third consecutive year Fontenebro International School has been included in the List of the Best Schools in Spain by Forbes Magazine statistics 👏 Its educational offer focused on learning and developing skills and abilities, emotional education and its international vocation, together with its vision as an Eco-school, are the key factors that the […]

FABLES FROM TOP TO BOTTOM

Classical Culture is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful subjects to teach as a teacher and when the students’ projects have a positive impact on the school it is also very gratifying, also for them. The challenge for 3rd year Secondary students taking this elective was to revisit the classic fables of Aesop and Phaedrus, […]

VISUAL MATH IMPROVES PERFORMANCE

Despite the importance of visual math or manipulatives at higher levels of math (and at all levels), there is a perception that work on visual and visual math manipulatives is only needed as an aid to more abstract math. The didactics of this course suggest that students work with physical manipulations and drawings to help […]

❤️ MEETING OF ALUMNIS ❤️

See you again but without masks? 😷✖️ Next Friday, March 3 at 5:30 p.m., the school opens its doors to receive our dear Alumni, but this time, without masks 🤗 We are waiting for you all with enthusiasm 😁

👪 HOW FAMILY VALUES IMPACT POSTSENCONDARY PLANNING 👪

Don’t miss this talk led by Dr. Karen Sanders, Professor of Communication and Politics at ST. University of Mary 👏 Register through the QR code on the date and time that best suits you according to your location ⬆️ We will wait for you! 🤩

🎨 WHAT ARE WE WORKING ON ART IN EARLY YEARS? 🎨

In this second quarter, we are learning many things through art ✅ Our Early Years students are getting to know many interesting things as the Haima, the Igloo, the pyramids, the pharaohs, desert plants, animals from both climates,… .😄 Also, we have already started with the theme of Egypt and we are having a great […]

📦 POKÉMON BOXES 📦

As part of the interdisciplinary project Land, Sea and Sky in 3rd grade, in plastic, after creating special pokemon cards, the students worked on the patterns, designing and making some boxes to store the final product of the project 👏🏻 They began to internalize the concept by identifying patterns in different animals and surprising to […]

FonTV: Amazing student-led learning providing an amazing service to the school

FonTV is Fontenebro International School’s filming and editing club. It is formed, led and organized exclusively by its students, who for years have been working to be more professional in their recordings. At FonTV we carry out different tasks, among which the most noteworthy is the filming of all the events within the school for […]

❌ TODAY IS THE DAY! ❌

❌ TODAY IS THE DAY! ❌ María continues enjoying the experience 🤩 Today we’ve has a day full of activities: first rehearsals at the theater, visiting the San José Caves and the Tile Museum in Onda 😄 Today is the big day to present your talk to an audience of more than 100 people 👏 […]

🌐 ISP BUDDY EXCHANGE PROGRAMME 🌐

Our student Luna tells us about her first days in Abu Dhabi and at Reach British School 🇦🇪 He is getting to know his buddy’s day to day to the fullest, enjoying his people, his culture and his world 🤩 Rebeca will come in March. We are looking forward to meeting you! 🙌  

❌ 𝐓𝐄𝐃𝐱𝐘𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 ❌

Our TEDx Finalist, María C., is enjoying the experience at BSV Castellón 👏🏻  On her first day here she has met the other 10 finalists and participated in different activities, such as an escape room, scavenger hunt and archery 😯 It has been a great first day full of excitement 🤩       

🧪 RESEARCH INSTITUTE IN NANO SCIENCE 🧪

On the day of women and girls in science, our 1st year high school students were at the IMDEA institute for nanoscience research 🤩 There you will be able to see, first-hand, cutting-edge research projects led by women 💪🏻 We have had a great time and have learned a lot! 😁  

🥋 GRAND SLAM OF PARIS 🥋

Last weekend the prestigious Grand Slam de Paris took place in which Judo Fontenebro participated for the first time in the club’s history 😱 The “Villa de Paris” is one of the strongest competitions on the international calendar and hosts many of the world and Olympic champions of all weights. ⚖️ The Accor Arena, with […]

🌌 VISIT TO THE EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY 🌌

This Tuesday our 1st ESO students have made a visit to ESA. There they have visited some of the facilities knowing the antennas and some satellite models about which they have received a lot of information from those responsible for the activity 👏🏻 Prior to the visit, the students held a videoconference in English with […]

💚 ECODUENDE PET 💚

We present our official school mascot! 👏 After a selection process among all the artistic works carried out, the drawing designed by our student Natalia, from 2nd year of Baccalaureate, has been the winner 😄 Our mascot Ecoduende represents the values ​​of respect and commitment to the care of the nature that surrounds us ✅ […]

🧳 BUDDY EXCHANGE PROGRAMME🧳

The Buddy Exchange Programme (BEP) is a remarkable international learning experience uniquely offered for students who are part of the ISP network which allows intercultural exchanges between the group of schools across the globe 👏 Fontenebro School’s 4º ESO student, Luna, is represented our school in the programme this year and she has recently begun […]

🌎 VIRTUAL BUDDY EXCHANGE PROGRAMME (VBEP) 🌎

The school is proud to present our wonderful Virtual Exchange Buddy Programme students with their certificates of participation 👏🏻 It was a great opportunity to improve their communication skills while connecting with students from around the ISP international community 🤩 We are proud of our students! ❤️

SWIMMING CLASSES

Come and enjoy the best swimming classes in the Sierra de Madrid 🏔️ For all ages and levels, from midwifery and initiation to perfecting the different styles of swimming 🔝 For more information, do not hesitate to contact extraescolares@fontenebroschool.com ✉️

CHINESE ACADEMY AT FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL

Dear families: We remind you that we have Chinese classes as an extracurricular activity 👏 THE ONLY CHINESE ACADEMY OF THE SIERRA DE GUADARRAMA 👏👏 Chinese is the most spoken language in the world, and its mastery opens countless professional doors for the future of the youngest. Do not miss the opportunity and sign up […]

New Education law in French classes

With the new Education Law, the French class in the 1st year of High School has come to have 4 hours a week. A giant step for learning a language and developing various activities. One of them that we have begun to do is the elaboration of a digital newspaper with the Google Site application. […]

Educating with emotional intelligence at school

Educating with emotional intelligence is an indispensable requirement nowadays. During our formative years, we also acquire the necessary skills to understand, use and demonstrate our emotions and those of others. At Moralzarzal School we include emotional education from the very first years of school, so our pupils have the necessary training in the control of […]

How to work on resilience in children from 4 years of age onwards

The concept of resilience is increasingly present in our lives. Resilience as a quality will allow us to overcome all kinds of situations, however, it is important to acquire a series of skills from our earliest years that will allow us to strengthen our resilience. Resilience in children is a value that is acquired from […]

THE TIME FACTOR IN LEARNING

When talking about (or looking for) an improvement in learning, sometimes very basic aspects that have a huge influence on the results are not taken into consideration. Above all these factors, I would highlight time. Time management in learning is fundamental and a broad problem. It ranges from the timing of the activity itself (if […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF MUSIC IN EARLY YEARS

Young children are like sponges, soaking up all the information in their brains to learn how to function in their day-to-day environment. They need to continuously experiment with everything that is around them, to understand the behavior of things, the consequences of their actions, but that alone is not enough, they must also learn to […]

HOW TO PROMOTE RESPONSIBILITY IN OUR CHILDREN?

Last term, in the talk dedicated to families, we were dealing with the issue of autonomy and responsibility in early childhood education. We are talking about a great iceberg where the word responsibility would appear at the tip of that block of ice but at the base we will find words such as: parenting style, […]

We are the European Parliament Ambassador School!

The European Parliament Ambassador School Program aims to publicize the functioning of parliamentary democracy, the importance of European values ​​and the activity of this institution. This project is carried out in more than 1750 schools in all the member countries of the European Union. The program encourages Junior Youth Ambassadors to actively exercise European citizenship. […]

What if there was another way to work and learn what comes in the books?

What are we going to do? Taking into account the world in which we live and the needs/characteristics of our students, all the Primary school teachers have immersed ourselves in the world of LEARNING STATIONS. Learning Stations are areas where students work alone or with their peers using area-specific materials to explore and expand their […]

RECORD A VIDEO CLIP THIS HOLY WEEK!

We send you all the information related to the Performing Arts Intensive that Glee Club Academy will teach during the Easter school holidays at our school. Aimed at students from 1st grade, internal and external. This is an intensive 5-day camp in which the students will record a video clip and enjoy the process of […]

THE ART IN EDUCATION

Art is a language that allows us to express and develop our ideas or emotions; artistic activities are full of processes that allow us to grow and stimulate our creativity, it will make the child express himself through different elements and creativity and imagination will play a more important role in this whole process. When […]

FONTENEBRO, ONE OF THE BEST SCHOOLS OF 2023

Fontenebro International School has been selected as one of the best schools of 2023. We are proud to receive such a special award. A recognition of this type gives us strength to continue improving, and above all we are grateful that the work of our teachers and students at the center is valued so positively […]

LOCKED SYLLABLES

In the first grade we are going to learn the syllables that are trabulated throughout the course. These are syllables in which two consonants and a vowel are found in a row. Blocked syllables are usually difficult to pronounce. It costs a little bit to pronounce them. There are thirteen possible combinations of the following […]

✍️ IMYC COLLABORATON PROJECT ✍️

Our 1st ESO students have worked from Visual Arts, Biology, Geography, Language Arts and Music to develop skills as diverse as artistic expression, oral presentation, scientific and geographical research capacity or the presentation of conclusions 👏 All the students enjoyed receiving visits from the families to see their work and they made some fantastic defenses […]

Corner “I want to know more”

A space to attend to the diversity of the classroom.   The early childhood education stage welcomes children during the first years of their schooling. This first school section is a period of vital importance for the integral development of the student, and it is during this first moment that our students begin to be […]

The Importance of Teaching Assistants in the Classroom

Teaching Assistants, by providing individual and tailored care in the classroom, help to create a secure and loving atmosphere for children, and thus play an essential role in student´s everyday lives at school. A Teacher Assistant helps with classroom management and assists the main teacher with a variety of tasks: They provide one-on-one support, such […]

Look with the eyes of a child

My name is Silvia and I am an Early Childhood Education teacher, for me a wonderful, sensitive, exciting stage, full of light and magic, tenderness, innocence, fantasy, creativity, cooperation, dreams, joy; in which the protagonists are your little treasures that little by little are creating their own identity, being aware that they are independent little […]

CHALLENGE 2030

This morning, our Baccalaureate students have once again become involved in the 2030 Challenge of the European University with the aim of responding to the challenge ⬇️:   “Strengthen national institutions, including through international cooperation, to build capacity to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime”   Our students have worked as a team, have […]

FONTENEBRO, AMBASSADOR SCHOOL OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

Fontenebro International School has been selected, together with 112 schools from all over Spain, as an Ambassador School of the European Parliament. This program is aimed at all Secondary and Vocational Training students, with the objective of stimulating young people to get to know Europe and parliamentary democracy, providing them with an active knowledge of […]

LITERARY FIGURES THROUGH URBAN MUSIC

The activity proposed in the class is the teaching of the main figures and literary resources, using urban music. This activity is carried out within the 4th ESO Literature agenda. This was carried out in two sessions. The first session was focused on the relationship between poetry and rap music. The main objective was the […]

❌ WE ALREADY HAVE FINALISTS FOR THE TEDx Youth CELEBRATION ❌

TEDx Youth is a global event involving 14 schools from all over Europe. We want our students to enjoy this international experience, to meet students from other ISP schools, and to be able to develop their communication skills, languages, social skills and responsibility, since the possibility of being a TEDx Youth speaker is really only […]

Educational parenting styles

The family is the first context of socialization and its main function is to ensure the survival of its members, provide a correct affective and emotional context and instruct about guidelines and standards of conduct adjusted to the sociocultural context where it will develop as an individual. Each family adequately fulfills this role and strives […]

6 Environmental education games for children

The importance of perceiving ecology through real-life experiences One of the most important ecological principles is based on the importance of recycling and reusing materials in general. Adults know the basics of recycling, and how we get a waste material to be reused without having to resort to new natural resources, however, for a child […]

How to educate in values

How to educate in values at school and at home Analysing how to educate in values is becoming increasingly important. Educational institutions are fundamental for children and teenagers to acquire a series of technical knowledge, which will be fundamental for their adult life, however, education is not complete without the part of teaching that focuses […]

  Dear families,   Reflecting on this past year and which coincides with my first year as director of Fontenebro International School, I cannot fail to start by thanking the entire community for the good reception they have given me and for the opportunity to lead this project in which we are all participants and […]

CERLER SKI TRIP 22/23

Dear families:   We already have prepared our ski and snowboard trip for students from 3rd Primary to 4th ESO from Sunday March 26 to Thursday March 30, 2022 to the Cerler station. The Cerler ski resort is located in the Aragon Pyrenees and is an ideal place for our students to enjoy learning or improving the […]

Supporting your child’s English at home

A question we are often asked as English teachers is “how can I support my child with their English at home?” Unsurprisingly, the most important way to boost your child’s confidence with their English is through encouragement and positive reinforcement. It is normal for your child to feel shy expressing themselves in English when they […]

6 Environmental education games

The importance of perceiving ecology through real-life experiences One of the most important ecological principles is based on the importance of recycling and reusing materials in general. Adults know the basics of recycling, and how we get a waste material to be reused without having to resort to new natural resources, however, for a child […]

“ROLE-PLAY” as a supporting activity when learning a second language

Why? We know that learning a second language, (in this instance I am referring to English), has become an essential task and from the school classroom we can give our students the necessary tools to function positively and actively in the multilingual and multicultural society in which we live. Tools that will provide them with […]

CAMBRIDGE EXAMS

This school year, as in previous ones, the opportunity to take the Cambridge exams at the school is still provided. According to the school’s methodology, Cambridge lessons are incorporated two hours a week into the school day, which is an advantage for the students since they do not have to attend external Cambridge classes.   […]

Project Work in Early Years Education

Why do we work for projects in Early Childhood Education? Working on projects helps students develop their skills, allows each one to learn according to their interests, progress individually… and it’s also fun. This methodology is very attractive, every day something different and magical is done for the little ones. It provokes their “emotion” and […]

Enriching STEAM projects thanks to RetoTech

This new school year 2022/2023, 6th EPO students have been selected to participate in RetoTech and we are very excited. Why?   RetoTech is an initiative that aims to contribute and promote innovative educational projects that transform the training of the youngest. The idea is to develop a technological project that solves a real need […]

THE CHALLENGE OF STAGE CHANGES

My name is Cristina Béjar, Primary Coordinator at Fontenebro International School and today I wanted to reflect on the changes in the stage of the student body. From the School, one of our concerns is that the students do not have the feeling of being in different centers when they go from Infant to Primary […]

International Mindedness and Communication – A new subject in Primary to help our students become effective global citizens

This academic year sees the introduction of a new subject for our Primary students – ‘International mindedness and communication’ (IMC) and it is one that has an ambitious learning goal: to equip our students with the knowledge, skills and understanding to become effective global citizens.    What is International mindedness? International mindedness is a way […]

International Mindedness and Communication – A new subject in Primary to help our students become effective global citizens

This academic year sees the introduction of a new subject for our Primary students – ‘International mindedness and communication’ (IMC) and it is one that has an ambitious learning goal: to equip our students with the knowledge, skills and understanding to become effective global citizens.    What is International mindedness? International mindedness is a way […]

MATCH SKILLS AND RESULTS

The Baccalaureate stage of the Spanish education system culminates for most students with a University entrance exam in which all the skills acquired must be demonstrated in a written exam, the only assessment tool planned and used. One of the most important challenges we face as a School is to reconcile two aspects for our […]

Our Ecological Patrol is already in action

Today we have celebrated the annual presentation of the members of our Ecological Patrol of the course 22/23. #ecowarriors As an Eco-school, we have established the code of conduct that must be taken into account in each of the classrooms. Monitoring of compliance with the code of conduct will be carried out by the Ecological […]

MATHS AND SCIENCE IN THE STREET OF MORAL 🧪➗ SEPTEMBER 23rd‼️

On September  23rd at 10:30 a.m.,  all the families of the municipality will have the opportunity to participate in the different mathematics and science workshops that will be organized around the Plaza del Hogar del Jubilado. These workshops will be developed with the aim of achieving the maximum dissemination of mathematics. The activities will be […]

Virtual reality for children

Virtual reality for children: What it is, Experience, Workshops The possibility of using virtual reality for children in the classroom is an advantage to broaden their educational experience. When we talk about immersive experiences and active academic plans, we are referring precisely to the possibility of including this type of activities in the classroom, with […]

FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SELECTED FOR THE “AMBASSADOR SCHOOLS OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT” PROGRAM🇪🇺

Fontenebro International School has been selected to be part of the European Parliament Ambassador Schools program for the 2022-23 academic year. This program aims to stimulate knowledge of Europe and European parliamentary democracy among young people, providing them with active knowledge of the European Union and the European Parliament in particular. It is as much […]

TESTIMONIES OF RECENTLY GRADUATED 2nd BACHILLERATO STUDENTS 🎓

Dear Alumni: our adventure does not end here, we will see each other soon and we hope that you often visit what is and will always be your second home 🏡 We wish you the best‼️ ♥️ Some of our recently graduated students have given us a small testimony telling us about their career at […]

ISP Big Read

Belonging  to ISP Schools has given us the great opportunity to participate in The ISP Big Read. The ISP Big Read was a four-week-long event where ISP School students aged 6 -12 came  together to celebrate the joy of reading and writing. ISP students accelerated their reading skills on the award-winning platform Reading Eggs, wrote […]

DRAMA IN PRIMARY: CONNECTING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING WITH CREATIVITY AND IMAGINATION

At Fontenebro International  School, we believe that Drama can play an important role in allowing our students to get better at a wide range of skills and abilities as well as their personal development both social and personal.  Drama also helps enhance creativity and provides students an opportunity to discover, explore and improve their creativity.  […]

GUILLERMO M., 2ND BACHILLERATO STUDENT, CHAMPION OF “PROTAGONISTAS DEL MAÑANA” 🥇👏🏼

Second-year Bachillerato students from the center participated in the PROTAGONISTAS DEL MAÑANA contest, and after months of work, perseverance and good ideas, we are proud to announce that our student Guillermo M. has won the first prize in this magnificent contest. It is an experiential and practical experience, with multiple dynamics in which to activate […]

1ST SECONDARY STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN THE TITIRIMUNDI/ TITIRICOLE FESITVAL🎭

On Thursday, May 12th, the 1st year Secondary students attended the Assembly Hall of the Segovia Public Library for a puppet show as part of the Titirimundi Festival in which they participated with their own Titiricole puppets with five of the plays they had prepared under the title “Of monsters, toads and storms”. Titirimundi’s goal […]

PERFORMANCE OF 1ST SECONDARY IN TITIRIMUNDI/ TITIRICOLE 🎭

Secondary 1st students will perform tomorrow, May 21st, at Titirimundi/ Titirocole, a project that allows schoolchildren to become puppeteers and live the experience of creating a short play and representing their stories through the arts of puppetry. The performance will take place in the auditorium of the Public Library of Segovia. They have worked in […]

FLOWERS FOR CHILDREN

Seeing that the news of what happened in Ukraine was generating concern and doubts in our students, we decided to talk about it in the Emotional Education class. We talked about what they knew, about the emotions that the affected people could be feeling, about the fears and worries that were generating them and we […]

MUSIC AND EMOTIONS

On many occasions you will have heard us comment, both to me and to other music teachers, that musical practice brings great benefits. Both singing and instrumental performance favor the development of skills such as memory, attention, concentration, coordination, motor skills, creativity, etc. But today I would like to highlight another very important aspect that […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING WITH SMALL GROUPS

One of the key points to be able to offer quality teaching is to work with few students. After my recent experience as a student, I have been able to appreciate the importance of working with small groups in the classroom. First of all, I would like to highlight one of the most important aspects […]

LITERARY GATHERING WITH SECONDARY AND BACHILLERATO STUDENTS

On Friday, April 1st, the last Literary Gathering took place before the Easter holidays, attended by secondary and high school students on a voluntary basis. The book on which the discussion was developed was Caraval, the first book of a trilogy that we can describe as perfect for lovers of fantastic literature. Two first-year high […]

Ludic Philosophy: “The desire to know, something innate in children”

The desire to know accompanies us from the moment we are born, in the first years of life we ​​develop the language that allows us to express ourselves and begin to ask questions of the people around us. What is this? What is it for? What’s it called? …. From a very young age, we […]

IMPORTANCE OF LITERACY

Literacy it is the process by which a student learns how to read and has the competence to interpret a text as well as to write using an alphabet. It is the ability to read and write. This occurs from 4 to 6 years. Children are assigned various tasks that involve literacy activities. Literacy means […]

Reading with Young Children: A Guide for Parents & Practitioners

Why could a guide be helpful? During my years as a Learning Assistant, I have spent many hours helping young children to read, from learning phonic sounds through to blending and fluent reading. I´ll give you some tecnical tips but I also wish to talk only about other aspects of learning to read which we […]

“EL ESPAÑOL” HAS SELECTED ALL ISP’S IBERIA SCHOOLS WITHIN ITS PRESTIGIOUS RANKING!

El Español has published its ranking of the Best Schools in Spain and all Iberia’s ISP schools have been selected within this prestigious ranking. Top 50 Schools: British School of Vila-Real Newton College Top 30 Most Innovative Schools: British School of Málaga Lady Elizabeth School Palacio de Granda Top 20 International Schools: El Altillo School […]

IT´S HAPPENING

Boys and girls in fifth grade have inaugurated a new formula to create those educational moments that should flood any educational center. It all started with student A., every time A. intervenes in class with his classmates they pay special attention; he is an equal who expresses himself particularly well and always adds surprising information […]

ERASMUS MEETING + STEAM-CT IN ITALY

The week of March 26th, our teachers, Silvia García, Clara de Blas, Luis Zumárraga and Carmen Hormiga were in Italy exposing the Steam-CT Projects piloted in the school within the Erasmus+ Program, together with the European partners from Portugal, Finland, Sweden, Belgium, Italy and Lithuania. In this phase of the Erasmus + Program, in which […]

THE 6th FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SOLIDARITY RACE WILL BE HELD ON MAY 7th IN MORALZARZAL

The VI FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL SOLIDARY RACE will be held on May 7th at 11:15 a.m. in Moralzarzal. This Race is organized every year in order to raise funds for the benefit of the international non-profit organization “Street Child United” (SCU). Through sport, this organization defends the rights of every child and helps change negative […]

SEMANA DE ORIENTACIÓN ACADÉMICA 2022

Durante la última semana de abril, se ha celebrado en el colegio la SEMANA DE ORIENTACIÓN, organizada por el Departamento de Orientación, la coordinación y las tutoras de 2º Bachillerato. Esta semana de orientación académica comenzó con la presencia de diferentes profesionales de diversos campos organizados en Mesas Profesionales  formadas por Antiguos Alumnos del colegio, […]

Inclusion of environmental education activities in the academic environment

Environmental education is increasingly present in our school curricula. Environmental education activities are an appropriate way to make children aware of the importance of the natural environment that surrounds them, and to develop a sense of responsibility that will be maintained during their adult life. At Fontenebro International School we develop environmental education activities from […]

One more year, all our schools have been highlighted as the best schools in Spain in the most recognized rankings in the education sector.

One more year, all our schools have been highlighted as the best schools in Spain in the most recognized rankings in the education sector. We are ISP SCHOOLS, a network of 11 private schools in Spain and part of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), one of the largest educational groups in the world with more […]

VIRTUAL REALITY IN THE CLASSROOMS, AN EXCITING LEARNING EXPERIENCE

Time and the advancement of technologies make the way of conceiving education change. According to experts, 3D technology applied to education improves understanding, saves time, generates more lasting knowledge, favors more attentive and cooperative students and personalizes teaching. Working at the school I have had the great opportunity to participate in the regular virtual reality […]

Middle Ages Art Project in Primary ⚔️🎨

Considering that the cultural week was focused this year on the Middle Ages and the relevant contribution of this period to our artistic heritage, all our students in Primary were immersed in an artistic project to experience different medieval art forms for some weeks. The purpose, from the plastic arts perspective, was to offer them […]

MATHEMATICS WEEK AT FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL ➗

On March 14th, International Mathematics Day was celebrated and for this reason, during the past week, we celebrated Mathematics Week at school. From the different subjects at all stages, emphasis has been placed on the relationship that Mathematics has with all fields of knowledge. It seems important to us that our students at school value […]

FIRST LEGO LEAGUE 2022

On Saturday, March 12th, two teams from the school participated in the 2022 edition of the First Lego League, one of them made up of Primary students and the other from Secondary. The project Our Primary team, called LEGO MAGIC, consisted of a city with ecological transport and two motorized elements: a crane and a […]

FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL COLLABORATES WITH UNICEF IN WATER WEEK 💧

This week, we celebrate WATER WEEK at school. As an Eco-school we encourage our students to learn about the importance of water in our lives, especially this year when we are experiencing a shortage of rain. For this reason, they will carry out activities related to water from the different subjects. Among the different activities […]

My children get dirty at school

Yes, they do and yes, they should. This is often a complaint we, teachers, receive. However, today I will try and offer a new perspective and hopefully, by the end of this article you will perceive it as something positive. Children often go home covered in paint, ink, glitter, plasticine, sand and sometimes even food. […]

Learning corners in Early Years

Young children learn best by experimenting the environment with their own hands, which is why learning corners are such a vital part of their learning in Early Years education. In our classrooms, we offer a warm learning environment with a variety of age-appropriate learning corners.  To begin with, learning in corners allows children to grow […]

1st SECONDARY TOPOGRAPHIC MAP

1st year Secondary students were involved in a manipulative project to learn what a topographic map is, what contour lines are and how relief is represented on a map to scale. In addition to knowing the main geographical and relief elements of the different continents, the project challenges them to solve problems of representation, scale […]

Success in the first global TED❌Youth

Success in the first global TEDxYouth event organized by ISP SCHOOLS with the participation of 14 schools in Europe. The world-renowned TEDxYouth event was held on March 16 at the International School Andalucía (Seville, Spain) where the 14 young speakers shared short talks in English exposing their ideas, opinions and experiences associated with the event’s […]

PERFORMANCE OF THE PLAY “PIC-NIC” BY OUR THEATER GROUP “NO ES LO QUE PARECE”

On Tuesday, March 8th, the theater group “No es lo que parece”, made up of secondary school students, performed the short theatrical play Pic-nic by Fernando Arrabal. Our students Alba E., Elsa V., Mencía H., Silvia A., Lucía A. and Sara L. and our student Fernando A. from 1st ESO B, with the help of […]

4TH SECONDARY DEBATE: DO SOCIAL NETWORKS INFLUENCE US IN A POSITIVE WAY?

On March 11th, our students discussed a very controversial topic in the library: SOCIAL NETWORKS. Since its inception, they have become more than a simple means of communication, evolving in such a way that there are many applications in people’s lives. For this reason, our 4th year Secondary students debated in the school library about […]

2ND OF BACHILLERATO STUDENTS FINALISTS OF THE CONTEST “PROTAGONISTAS DEL MAÑANA”

Our students Marcos M., Sara P., Javier C. and Guillermo M. from 2nd year of Bachillerato have participated in the “Protagonistas del Mañana” contest. It is an honor to inform you that our students Sara, Javier and Guillermo have been finalists of the contest. “For the jury it has been very difficult to select a […]

ALUMNOS DE 1º DE BACHILLERATO ASISTEN A LA COMPETICIÓN DEL “DEBATE PREUNIVERSITARIO DE LA UNIVERSIDAD DE NEBRIJA”

On March 10th, our students attended the Nebrija University Pre-University Debate competition. Nuria A., Marcos G., Martín S. and Pablo José C., from 1st year of Baccalaureate, were the students who represented our school. The question formulated for the debate was the following: Should measures to combat the environmental crisis be mandatory? Although our team […]

CULTURAL WEEK: MIDDLE AGES PROJECT “THE MIDDLE AGES AND CASTLES” ⚔️

Like every year, at Fontenebro International School we organize a cultural week related to a specific theme. This year, we have decided to learn more about the Medieval Era. “The Middle Ages and the Castles” is a project developed in this second quarter of the year. This project was born as an interdisciplinary initiative in […]

FORMES STUDENTS REUNION 2021-22

On Friday, March 4th, the school doors opened again to receive our Alumni with all the pertinent security measures. After two years in which the situation experienced has not allowed us to celebrate this event, our former students have returned to the place where they grew up and have been able to share their present […]

MUSIC IN EARLY YEARS

It was the Greeks who first included music in their educational system. Greece has offered history a lofty example of the spirit that should animate musical education from childhood. The Early Years stage is the perfect age to develop sensoriality, imagination, language, sense of rhythm, vocal and corporal expressiveness, memory, emotional balance, self-esteem, creativity through […]

THE DEBATE: LEARNING TO THINK, LEARNING TO EXPRESS

The debate is not only an act of communication, but the ability to use the word in public to correctly express an idea. In this sense, the debate favors the transformation of our students into citizens and active thinkers, capable of functioning in the real world beyond academic life. In this way, we want our […]

LEARNING TRIGONOMETRY

One of the main objectives of the mathematics subject is that our students can face mathematical problems of everyday life. Last January, our 4th Secondary students had the opportunity to face a real trigonometry problem, in which they had to find the height of different objects on the school campus using trigonometry. Of course, you […]

PINK MONSTER

Throughout this month we have focused on talking about SELF-ESTEEM. We have learned what this word means and how it is intimately linked to the word RESPECT. This wonderful story by Olga de Dios always ends up hooking my little listeners and asking me to tell them the stories of the rest of the characters […]

I’M GOING WITH ME

“Are we willing to change the best of our way of being to please others? Is it worth it?”…thus ends the story I go with me, by Raquel Díaz Reguera. A story about self-esteem, about the value of “little things that make us unique” (as its dedication indicates), about the need to look at ourselves […]

2nd BACHILLERATO VISITS THE MAN ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

Like every year, the 2nd year Bachillerato students attended the MAN archaeological museum. This outing always becomes an interactive extracurricular class, where together with their History teachers they moved to the reality of the vestiges of the History of Spain (from Prehistory to the present). As a complement to the excursion, they took a tour […]

MATHS AND SCIENCE IN THE STREET OF MORAL 🧪➗ SEPTEMBER 23rd‼️

On September 23rd at 10:30 a.m.,  all the families of the municipality will have the opportunity to participate in the different mathematics and science workshops that will be organized around the Plaza del Hogar del Jubilado. These workshops will be developed with the aim of achieving the maximum dissemination of mathematics. The activities will be […]

THERE IS NO BETTER WAY TO LEARN SCIENCE THAN EXPERIENCING IT

In the subject of Biology and Geology we place great emphasis on our 1st ESO students attending the laboratory once a week. During these sessions, students become true scientists, they learn what the scientific method is and how it is carried out, they put theoretical content into practice and discover how present science is in […]

WHEN ARE YOU OLD ENOUGH TO BE SELF-SUFFICIENT?

How many times have we heard that “it’s just that it’s too small…”? And the truth is that, we know that there are things that children, as much as we want, are still not going to be able to understand, but it is important to start stimulating them with personal challenges that help them to […]

IT IS NOT WHAT IT SEEMS OR YES

The contemporary world confronts us with new challenges in the training of future citizens and professionals who, due to technological transformation, will see how many of the jobs currently carried out by people will end up being automated. The three human machines in capacities that can be replaced by one are creativity, critical thinking and […]

Emotional intelligence activities for children

Emotional intelligence has become a key concept for a child's education. Emotional intelligence activities for elementary school children allow us to guide them in relation to the management and expression of emotions, a skill that will be key in their adult stage. At Fontenebro International School we give special importance to the emotional intelligence of [...]

THE MUSIC 🎼

Everyone knows the importance that music has had in our humanity. Already in ancient Greece it was one of the disciplines that was given the most importance, its study being mandatory. Later in the Middle Ages Minstrels and Troubadours appeared relating music and secular texts. This made possible an approach of music to the people. […]

LEARNING ENGLISH AT EARLY AGES

Most  adults have attempted to learn English through investing a lot of time and effort without the result that they expected. That is why we see the importance of introducing the learning of a second language from an early age.  What are the advantages? It has been shown that the first years of children’s lives […]

ALL OLYMPICS 5TH PRIMARY

The 5th Primary students enjoyed a very exciting day on Wednesday, January 26th, in the sports center pavilion. Thanks to the COE (Spanish Olympic Committee) they were able to enjoy the sports promotion program for schoolchildren: “All Olympics”. The objective of this program is to bring the Olympic movement closer to Madrid schoolchildren, having as […]

1st LITERARY GATHERING OF THE YEAR: “THE SMALL LIFE. THE ART OF THE ESCAPE”, BY J.A. GONZALEZ SAINZ

“Little life. The art of fugue “ by J.Á. Gonzalez Sainz. The work is much more than a set of the author’s reflections on life, it is also his thoughts and experiences. It uses a very rich language, but also a bit difficult that requires, in some cases, to read the text. Of course, the […]

ALUMNOS DE 2º DE BACHILLERATO PARTICIPARÁN EN EL CONCURSO “PREMIOS DEL MAÑANA”

Our students will participate in the “Protagonistas del Mañana” contest, aimed at young people from the Community of Madrid, Baccalaureate and Intermediate Vocational Training students. This contest is organized by Rotary Clubs of Madrid and collaborates with the Ministry of Education and Innovation of the Community of Madrid. “Protagonistas del Mañana” is a rotary youth […]

TITIRICOLE: RODORÍN

We have been participating in the Titiricole section of the Segovia International Festival of Performing Arts and Puppetry for seven years now. And like every year, the storyteller specialist in puppets, Rodorín, visited us in November to help, with a talk-performance, the students to develop their creative capacity and imagination. Titiricole is a different experience […]

Black History Month: another way to visit History

One of the days of the history class is dedicated to Black History Month. It is already a tradition in Saxon educational centers to celebrate the achievements of African-American people, and the memory of their immense contribution to the history of the United States. The activities are a good opportunity to talk about American history, […]

REFLECTIONS ABOUT “MATHEMATICAL MINDSET” (JO BOALER)

I am reading this book because I know it is another way to teach Maths and also the importance of making mistakes: Making mistakes does not mean you are a failure. It just means you are trying and learning. In Chapter Nº 2 “The Power of Mistakes and Struggle” he says: “…Studies found something fascinating. […]

Swimming in childhood ages. How do we teach it?

Swimming is known as an activity that consists of moving from one place to another through the aquatic environment, being considered a skill that must be learned, in addition to being a worldwide sports discipline due to its variety of styles and categories. But, why is value given in the teaching of this discipline through […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF WORKING FINE MOTOR IN EARLY AGES

What is Fine Motor? Fine motor skills primarily involve the upper extremities, especially the hands, and are the foundation of our ability to use objects, tools, and utensils. This ability, so common in human beings, is part of global development, and is the culmination of the proper functioning of a set of structures, skills and […]

DRUM CLASS 🥁

The drum is a complex instrument, a set of percussion elements. Due to its attractive variety and richness of sounds, it requires technical mastery of all components, knowledge of musical language, of different musical styles, rhythmic and motor coordination, concentration and auditory sensitivity. Learning to play drums is very beneficial to stimulate important skills in […]

LITERACY PROCESS

Literacy is an issue that worries many parents, especially in the last year of Early Childhood Education. There are many factors that intervene in this process … and a fundamental one is the child’s predisposition, in which the family, school and cognitive abilities have a great influence. The empirical evidence tells us that reading performance […]

HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER

In the first term of year 6 we have been reading an adapted version of a classic book in English literature: Dracula, by Bram Stoker. The reading of this book has been the starting point of our Halloween and literature project, where we have connected different subjects to develop diverse skills.  To start, I would […]

FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL – ALLIED SCHOOL OF THE FOUNDATION WHAT REALLY MATTERS

Fontenebro International School joins the International network of Allied Educational Centers of the Lo Que De Verdad Importa Foundation, thus reinforcing its commitment to training our students in values. The school will participate with its students of higher stages in the different Congresses that are organized annually by the Foundation “What really matters” (non-profit association) […]

YOUNG TRANSLATORS

This academic year the European Commission has once again proposed the YOUNG TRANSLATORS competition in which all the countries of the European Union participate. This competition rewards the best young translators in the European Union, being able to choose the language pair of our choice. On November 25th, our 2nd Bach students Sara, Marcos, Sofía […]

ISP TEDX YOUTH – “YOUNG VOICES, BIG IDEAS”

This year ISP launched a new event based around TED Talks. Our Secondary and Bachillerato pupils were given the opportunity to participate in this exciting new competition. The theme for this year’s event is “Young Voices, Big Ideas”. What is a TED talk? TED defines themselves as a “nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in […]

EMOTIONS DIARY

In the purest Anna Llenas style, our 4th grade Primary students got down to work trying to express their emotions in the most creative way possible. This author, famous for the story The Monster of Colors, shows us a 7-step path to recognize our emotions. After a short meditation in a pleasant space (Step 1), […]

The blanket that HUGS

The little ones of Early Years 3 are becoming more aware of their fears, especially of the dark. So we got into talking about the things that scare us, the physical sensations we feel, and how we can combat some of them. We have loved the story The blanket that HUGS because we have understood […]

SANTA CLAUS HAS VISITED THE SCHOOL 🎅🏼🎄

Yesterday, our little ones from the school were lucky enough to be visited one more year by Santa Claus, who brought with him some gifts for each of the children’s classes, sang Christmas songs with them and collected each of the letters with the wishes of the students. We will never forget that magical moment […]

“GANAS DE REÑIR” THEATER PIECE

On December 21st, the theater group “It is not what it seems”, made up of Secondary students from the school, represented the theater piece “Ganas de reñir”, by the Álvarez Quintero brothers. In this case, it was our 1º B  Secondary students who performed this hilarious sainete in which a woman argues with her husband […]

TALK WITH THE ADVENTURER JAN FOKKE OOSTERHOF

On Tuesday, December 21st, our 5th and 6th Primary and Secondary students were lucky enough to meet the Dutch adventurer and athlete Jan Fokke Oosterhof in an online chat. Jan is a professional athlete, personal trainer, adventurer, entrepreneur, writer, motivational speaker and a staunch defender of nature (part of the environmental project: Green Runner) He […]

SCIENCE DAY 🧪🔭

On December 20th, the school celebrated Science Day, and to celebrate this special day for the school, different activities were proposed from the first year of Secondary to the first year of Bachillerato. Taking the students out of the routine is something that works, but we always have the feeling that the enthusiasm and dedication […]

UNDERWATER NATIVITY SCENE

During the last days of the term, our youngest Early Years and Primary students have been able to enjoy our traditional Underwater Nativity Scene in their swimming classes. The Nativity Scene that we place at the bottom of the pool is the work of Luis Martínez, maintenance manager, whom we thank for giving the nativity […]

‘ECO GRANT’ AWARDED FOR OUR STUDENTS’ INNOVATIVE IDEAS ♻️

Six students from 1st of ESO (Alba, Lucía, Silvia, Suky, Elsa, and Claudia)  have been successful in obtaining a grant from ISP to make their ideas  improve sustainability happen The initiative was launched as part of the ISP Futures ILOS (International Learning Opportunity for Students) earlier this term.  Our ISP Futures coordinators, María Ruíz and […]

VIRTUAL BUDDY EXCHANGE PROGRAMME – MAKING CONNECTIONS AROUND THE WORLD

After six weeks of video calls with students from around the globe, our three participants  in the Virtual Buddy Exchange Programme finally made their last call and were presented with their certificates of participation. Lucia (1st ESO), Pelayo (2nd ESO) and María (3rd ESO) really made the most of this wonderful international learning opportunity for […]

The Model United Nations (MUN) – Learning by being on ‘the international stage’

During the last weekend in November Ignacio (4th year of Secondary) and Alejandra (2nd year of Bachillerato) were participating in the annual ISP Model United Nations Conference – an event that brings students together from all over the ISP global community of schools.  For the second consecutive year the conference was held on-line.  The MUN […]

FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL WINNER OF THE “RETO 2030” 🏆♻️

On December 3rd, our high school students from the Fontenebro Team were proclaimed winners of the 2021 edition of the  “RETO 2030” organized by the European University. The European University and the Association of Autonomous Centers for Private Education (ACADE), in collaboration with the Association for the United Nations in Spain, have organized Challenge 20/30 […]

TED❌YOUTH FINAL IS HERE! 👏🏼

TED❌Youth final is approaching! After the magnificent and inspiring talks given by all the students who participated in this international opportunity, the students who will debut in the grand finale at Claremont School (UK) in February have already been chosen. Our student Nuria A., from 1st year of Baccalaureate, was proclaimed the winner among the […]

What do we do when we do nothing?

As a first cycle infant teacher, I cannot count the number of times I have been told “but what do you do with the children? If they are babies, you will only change their diapers and feed them ”when I talk about my work. The lack of knowledge about early childhood and the work we […]

USE OF SIMULATORS IN THE CLASSROOM

    In this double aspect, the use of a business simulator (Young Business Talents) allows students to develop in a practical and active way all the theoretical contents seen in the classroom, in addition to strengthening concepts for the EVAU exam of said subject. In the simulator, you work in teams of 3 or 4 […]

CLIMBING FOR BLIND PEOPLE

During this month of November, the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade Primary students experienced a different day of Physical Education, doing an adapted sport class such as climbing for the blind in the sports center’s climbing wall. One of the objectives of the session was for them to know the advantages that this sport […]

ALUMNIS AND MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL STAFF

When a promotion ends its passage through the Fontenebro Universe, we know with certainty that one day our paths will meet again. When that magical moment arrives, we couldn’t be happier to see our former students pursuing their goals and many of their purposes achieved. But there are certain occasions that make us feel even […]

ECO-REVOLUTIONARIUS ANONIMUS WORK WITHOUT REST

As an eco-group we are so proud to have 190 solar panels in our facilities that we have designed a new action. First step: inform our community of this event. Second step: Introduce questions about it with the idea that all members of the community have a moment to reflect on the importance of this […]

ISP FUTURES: ECO-REVOLUCIONARIUS ANONIMUS ARE BACK

This week, an important international activity took place in which all the schools in the world belonging to the ISP group were involved: ISP FUTURES ♻️, in which each center showed its projects related to caring for the environment, which was enormously inspiring. The Eco-Revolucionairus Anonimous group was there, took good note of what was […]

CLEANING OF BEACHES AND SEA FLOORS LIBERA PROJECT (Unidos contra la Basulareza) ♻️🌊

The VII Great International Seabed Cleanup took place on the weekend of September 25 in more than 30 points in Spain. The volunteers from Fontenebro International School and its ECO-SCHOOL, made up of a team of divers and another team on foot, among them the Director of the Center Hugo Liz de Castro and other […]

STRINGED INSTRUMENTS

During the month of September, through playful activities, the 5-year-old students have been learning to identify some instruments of the string family. The learning objectives have been: Learn the name of each instrument in Spanish and English Recognize the shape of each instrument Recognize the timbre of each instrument Nina Pavlova Gergova Music Teacher in […]

2 YEARS: PERCUSSION INSTRUMENTS

During the month of September the 2-year-olds have begun to familiarize themselves with percussion instruments. The learning objectives have been: Learn the name of some percussion instrument. Recognize the timbre of each instrument. Recognize the shape of each of them. Use them to set the pulse of music.   Nina Pavlova Gergova Music Teacher in […]

SOLIDARITY DAY WITH LA PALMA

On October 8th we show our solidarity with the inhabitants of the island of La Palma who are suffering the terrible consequences of the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano. The families of our students made donations of clothes, food, etc., and in the school we met the students of Primary Ed to show our […]

ADULT FOOTBALL TEAM

From the school, we want to promote healthy lifestyle habits in our educational community and for this reason, for 6 years, a group of parents and teachers from school, we get together every week to practice our favorite sport, soccer. This course we have started with the games for adults during the week from 8:00 […]

CAMBRIDGE, DELF AND GOETHE-ZERTIFIKAT CERTIFICATE DELIVERY ACT

On October 26th, the Cambridge, Delf and Goethe-Zertifikat certificates for the exams taken at the school took place. First of all, we want to congratulate all the students who have taken the exams to achieve a qualification that requires a great knowledge of the language and above all a lot of tenacity and perseverance for […]

ONCE UPON A TIME …… JUDO FOR EVERYONE

On Wednesday November 3rd, our 2nd Primary students had the opportunity to participate in the sports promotion program “Erase una vez el judo” with the sponsorship of the CSD and the Spanish Judo Federation. The activity was held on the tatami of the school, where a setting was set up as a stage. Through a […]

PRIMARY ORIENTATION GYMKANA

On October 27th and 28th we held an orientation activity in the schoolyard called “The treasure hunt.” This Gymkana was oriented for the first and second grade classes. The “Treasure Hunt” activity has the following educational objectives: At the motor level it serves to develop and work resistance At the cognitive level, it serves to […]

S.G.M. SPANISH CHAMPION JUNIOR TAEKWONDO

We want to congratulate our 4th ESO student, S.G.M., who has brilliantly proclaimed herself Champion of Spain Junior of Taekwondo in the -42 kg category on Saturday, October 2 in the town of Cartagena. Congratulations Champion! The entire educational community of Fontenebro International School is very proud of you. Javier Rivera Coordinator of the Physical […]

UPDATE OF OUR BEAUTIFUL ADOPTED CHIMP “ANZAC” 🐵♥️

We tell you a little about the progress of the precious Anzac. He continues to adapt to the daily routine on Ngombe Island. She is a popular chimpanzee in her group and has many friends. Sometimes, though, the adult males are too rough with her, especially when keepers at the Jane Goodall Institute call the […]

FONTENEBRO INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL WILL CONSUME LARGE PART OF ITS OWN ENERGY WITH THE INSTALLATION OF 190 SOLAR PANELS ☀️♻️

Fontenebro International School goes a step further in search of a 100% sustainable activity with the environment, betting on a photovoltaic installation on the roof of the school with 190 solar panels. In this way, we intend to help reduce the environmental impact of the production and consumption of non-renewable energies. With this investment, we […]

Learn capitals and countries by playing with tiles

In several sessions of Geography of 1º of Secondary, in Horacio’s class, we played with cards of countries and capitals of Africa and Oceania. The objective was to review the names of the countries of each continent, and associate them with their capitals. Each group is given cards with the names of all the countries […]

Bring me little water Sylvie

We went out to the Jardin de la Mariquita Juanita to interpret outdoors the songs of the Choir of Emotions that we have been preparing during several sessions in the music class. In this video, 5th graders perform a 1936 song by American author Leadbell. They sing in three voices and we have added an […]

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Card game on trade and political systems

“Card game on trade and political systems” was a session of Horacio Diez’s History class in 3rd year of ESO, in March 2021. In a playful way, with a card game, we work as a group to meet some of these objectives: Distinguish Public and private Political and economical Introduce concepts:  Democracy, aristocracy and monarchy […]

ENTREVISTA A MARKO, ALUMNO DE 1º DE BACHILLERATO Y DIRECTOR DE FONTETV 📺

En Laude Fontenebro School, tenemos una serie de Recreos Activos entre los cuales se encuentra el equipo de televisión, FonteTV. Marko, alumno de 1º de Bachillerato, se ha involucrado desde el principio en este equipo con mucha ilusión, liderando cada uno de los proyectos en los que el equipo se ha involucrado. Todos estos trabajos […]

I MOUNTAIN CHALLENGE LAUDE FONTENEBRO

On Friday, June 18, 11 brave 1st high school students completed the First Mountain Challenge-Laude Fontenebro Mountain Challenge. During the week, the students participated in a basic theoretical workshop on mountain orientation, design and planning of hiking routes, materials, meteorology, etc; to be able to face the challenge with guarantees. Two teams of students and […]

1ST AND 2ND OF ESO PROJECTS: MY GRANDPARENTS👵🏼👴🏼

Students of 1st and 2nd year ESO have been involved in a project promoted by their language teachers, Rut Hidalgo and Natalia Galvis, about their grandparents. The result has been spectacular and the work carried out is a marvel, of which your grandparents can be very proud, because when it comes to grandparents, the passion […]

FonTV on Fire!

The FonTV Film Crew alumni are working hard recording all end-of-year school events, such as the Primary Festival, kindergarten and elementary graduations, swimming lessons, and elementary theaters. The editing room looks like a professional production company with secondary students from all courses editing the end-of-year videos for the rest of the stages. This way, they […]

Retotech 2021 Final Event

At last, the time has come! Our super team has presented its project “The Beverage Factory” at the Retotech 2021 of the Endesa Foundation. As we have advanced throughout the course, this project is very complete, having worked from almost all subjects integrating learning from various areas such as science, arts, mathematics, English, Spanish language, […]

First Mountain Challenge “Laude Fontenebro”

Some 1st Bach students are preparing to do an orientation challenge march in the Sierra. Fearghal, an English teacher, in collaboration with the Physical Education department, gives some preparatory classes before putting it into practice next Friday, June 18. It is another way to learn English mixing sport and language learning and teamwork. Guillaume Dujardin […]

2ND OF SECONDARY STUDENTS DEBATE

2nd of Secondary students have participated in a debate in the library that parents were able to watch from home thanks to a link on Meet. The initiative promoted by her language teacher, Natalia Galvis, was very well received because the students were highly motivated and did it marvelously. The debate answered the question: Do […]

ISP Film Festival: It’s Showtime!

Finally, the opportunity has come to see the work done for several months by all the participants in the ISP Film Festival. A total of 33 teams from ISP schools around the world have participated in this fantastic activity in which they have been able to learn about audiovisual production. All teams have made a […]

MAY LITERARY GATHERING WITH THE PRESENCE OF DANIEL MARTÍN SERRANO, AUTHOR OF THE NOVEL

On May 27th we held another Literary Gathering with parents of students, in which we were extremely lucky to have the presence of the author. The selected book was “Insomnia”, by Daniel Martín Serrano. Pedro, father of a school student and a regular at our gatherings, shares a brief analysis of the novel: Synopsis: A […]

ART DRAWING IN 1ST OF BACHILLERATO AND PARTICIPATION IN THE #VersionaThyssenIX CONTEST

We are proud to present you the magnificent work that our 1st year high school students have done throughout their artistic drawing course. Our students Sara P. and Ana Z. have summarized this work in two videos that they have produced with great enthusiasm and affection, showing all the effort of the course in just […]

Las labradoras de Murcia

The 5th Primary students have been learning a lot about the 18th century. In the subject of Music they have learned a song that is part of the zarzuela “Las labradoras de Murcia” (one of the first that was composed in Spain at that time).    

Our first steps “in the functions”

First steps in the functions … And never better said! In 1st year of Secondary, we are learning, for the first time, the functions that will accompany us throughout our academic and probably professional career. We have worked them from the concept of “function machine” and transformations, with Geogebra, with pencil and paper … And […]

We manipulate the geometry to understand it better

All geometric bodies have many elements that are important to know, but it is not always easy to understand or visualize them, nor do all of us have the same facility to imagine or interpret them from a flat drawing. Knowing geometry, understanding it and constructing it is very important for students. It develops creativity, […]

Geometry and everyday objects

In the subject of Mathematics, the first-year Secondary students have worked and investigated in groups, to apply knowledge about areas and volumes to objects in their daily lives. Together they have gathered different containers to model as cylinders and prisms (mainly soda cans, boxes and milk cartons). They have used different strategies to take the […]

Robotics in times of Covid

This course we have had the technology workshop closed by the Covid19 protocols, however we have not resigned ourselves to not being able to fiddle with our Zum Kits Advanced. In the last quarter we have worked with the kits creating robots with recycled materials in the 2nd ESO classrooms themselves. It has had its […]

NEW MEMBER IN OUR COMMUNITY: SPONSORSHIP OF LITTLE ANZAC 🐵

We are pleased to inform you that we have a new member in our community: We introduce you to Anzac, a little chimpanzee who unfortunately was a victim of poaching, a terrible activity with which our little girl lost her mother and suffered the amputation of an arm. The rapid deforestation of their habitat is […]

PLAYING ATHLETICS 6TH PRIMARY

On Friday, June 21st, our 6th Primary students represented the school in the “Playing Athletics” competition at the José Caballero de Alcobendas sports center. In a very relaxed, sporty atmosphere and following safety regulations, students from 12 CAM schools gave the best of themselves and enjoyed a sporting activity to the fullest. Our students participated […]

SARA P., IIIPREMIO EN “LOS XI OLÍMPICOS DE FILOSOFÍA DE LA COMUNIDAD DE MADRID”

As every year, 1st year high school students have participated in the XI Philosophical Olympiad in Madrid. This year with the theme Freedom vs Security. Our 1st year high school student Sara P. has achieved third place in the Philosophy Olympiad of the Community of Madrid thanks to a masterful dissertation on the topic “Freedom […]

BEVERAGE FACTORY RetoTech Endesa Foundation

In 6th grade, we are working on our “Beverage Factory Project” where we have created a healthy drink to raise awareness about the consumption of sugary drinks. We are working and learning in a transversal way. But how? We tell you: From “Natural Science” we have learned about the human body, the role of nutrition, […]

LAUDE FONTENEBRO SOLIDARITY RACE

On Friday, May 7th, all our Early Years and Primary students participated in our Solidarity Race to raise funds for 2 NGOs: Educo (its dining room scholarship program) and Street Child United. In a festive atmosphere, the students had to complete a fun obstacle course in a given time. The final collection amounted to €600. […]

Doing, experimenting … Learning Geometry

These days, in 1st and 3rd year of Secondary, we have enjoyed working on geometry “in a big way” from its elements, shapes, properties, structures that can be built with edges, faces, angles, vertices … The students have built figures, proven properties, investigated different patterns …                     […]

Mirrors, angles and geometry

In Geometry class, in 1st year of Secondary, we have worked on angles, symmetries and mosaics using protractors, geometric figures and mirrors. Through research, manipulation and the creation of patterns, we have deduced and learned properties of geometric figures, from the measures of their angles that are formed in each figure, from the combination of […]

Laude Fontenebro at Retotech 2021

This Schol year we are participating at Retotech 2021 from the Endesa Foundation with 6th-grade students. As usual for us, we have included our participation in this robotics competition within our project-based learning. 6th-grade students have been working on the STEAM PROJECT: BEVERAGE FACTORY all year long. The BEVERAGE FACTORY project is a STEAM project […]

Can you learn geography with modeling clay?

In the first year of ESO, in order to learn the physical maps of each continent, he set himself the task of creating maps with relief … using plasticine. The experience was quite fun, as well as educational. María V. and Celia C., from 1st B, tell us: In the second quarter of 2021, our […]

Heart dissection

During the week of April 5th, the students of the two groups of 3rd of Secondary have been able to verify by dissecting a heart the anatomy of said organ, as we saw in class. The practice was developed in the Biology and Chemistry laboratories to reduce the number of students per classroom. In this […]

Biology Lab Practice

Our 1º ESO students had an opportunity to explore the microcosmos in a drop of pond water. With this lab practice, students had the opportunity to learn how an optical microscope works and learn about microscopic life and the biological classification of living organisms. The stagnant waters of a nearby pond are perfect to explore […]

GOLF 5th PRIMARY

On Friday, April 23th, our 5th Primary students had the fortune to learn the basic technical aspects of Golf at the Puerta de Hierro Sports Park, from the hands of some excellent teachers from the Madrid Golf Federation, all within the Madrid Sports Community program of the CAM. In a very relaxed atmosphere and exceptional […]

NEW ISP MEMBER! BRITISH SCHOOL OF GENEVA

We are pleased to announce that the ISP family has a new member: British School of Geneva, located in Chatelaine, Geneva, Switzerland. The school offers an excellent education to more than 200 students of 70 different nationalities, mainly children from local families based in Geneva. It is recognized as the only local international school offering […]

El legado del Barroco

In sixth grade we have worked on the song “Memories”, by Marroon 5. This has led us to go back to the end of the seventeenth century. You may wonder why. Well, for their song, Maroon 5 has used the same chord sequence with which Johann Pachelbel (prominent German composer and organist) composed the famous […]

EARTH DAY ON LAUDE FONTENEBRO SCHOOL 🌍

Today the Ecological Patrol of #LaudeFontenebroSchool, identified with green vests, together with the Eco-schools Committee, all Primary students and with the participation of volunteers in Secondary, have read their manifesto in defense of the Environment. The manifesto that we reproduce below includes measures that are being carried out from the College as an Eco-school. In […]

ACTIVE BREAKS – SKATING

During this term, the teachers of the Physical Education Department are going to teach our 1st and 2nd grade students to skate in one of the “Active Recreation” activities. This week we have started with the 1st Primary students and the following week we will continue with the 2nd. Classes are held on Mondays in […]

Titiricole 2021

As every year, we participate in the Titiricole section of the Titirimundi International Festival of Segovia. This year the 2nd ESO students who were unable to do so the previous year due to confinement, present their works. The students have voluntarily taken up the work left by a medium to finish it, record it and […]

Versus League of debate 2021 of the Nebrija University

On March 16th and 17th, the selected 1st year high school students participated in the pre-university debate league at Nebrija University. The topic: Should the tax burden in Spain be made more flexible to prevent the flight of talents? The preparation for this debate was carried out in the classes of the subjects of Language, […]

Gimkana Scientist_Mathematics

Gimkana Scientist-Mathematics March 2021 Mathematics Month In November 2019, the 40th General Conference of UNESCO proclaimed March 14 of each year as the International Day of Mathematics and from that moment, the month of March activities for the teaching and dissemination of mathematics are carried out throughout the world. world. Throughout the month, we have […]

Organiser un voyage

In the French subject, the 4th year Secondary students have created different buying / selling situations in a travel agency. They have worked a very useful act of communication that has allowed them to develop many essential points of oral communication. Guillaume Dujardin Coordinador del Departamento de Idiomas                  […]

World Poetry Day

“To celebrate World Poetry Day, our Third Years recited their favourite English poems or shared the lyrics of their favourite English songs, explaining why they connected to their poems/songs and how they believed we are meant to interpret them.  Some of our students even wrote their own poems and shared them with the group.   It […]

Public speaking Theater

After creating their own play scripts, 2B students performed in the Public speaking class and they were really original and creative! They had great fun working in teams and making their own costumes and different objects they used, like a cardboard Egyptian sarcophagus.They suggested creating their own scripts and, in the end, it’s been a […]

LAUDE FONTENEBRO SELECTED AS ONE OF THE 100 BEST SCHOOLS IN THE COUNTRY!

Laude Fontenebro School has been selected as one of the top 100 schools in the country by El Espanol. In addition, we have obtained a special distinction within the 30 most innovative schools. Among the factors analyzed for the selection of the best schools in Spain, the pedagogical innovations, the international projection of the centers, […]

Página Web de Francés 1ºESO

Durante el curso, cada alumno de 1ºESO  va elaborando su  página web de Francés en la que deben aparecer  reglas gramaticales estudiadas,  ejercicios a realizar, situaciones de comunicación, vídeos etc. Este trabajo es un buen ejercicio para repasar lo visto en clase, confirmar que han entendido lo aprendido, acercarse a las nuevas tecnologías y aprender […]

Girls who code

Coding is an important subject for all students here at Fontenebro. We start working with Beebots in the Early Years stage and keep increasing the difficulty through primary all the way to secondary and Bachillerato using different robotics platforms and programming languages. Year after year we have participated in the Week of Code organised by […]

ISP Film Festival Comenzamos!

  Ya estamos aprendiendo a tope sobre el fascinante mundo de la creación audiovisual. Los alumnos han tenido la oportunidad de conocer a través de videos de motivación los principales consejos que creadores y artistas profesionales darían a sus yo’s del pasado para comenzar con buen pie sus carreras en el mundo audiovisual. La actriz […]

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMAN AND GIRL IN SCIENCE

On the occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (February 11), for some years and promoted by the United Nations General Assembly, different activities have been organized at the national level to promote and support scientific vocations, especially among girls and adolescents and raise awareness of the importance of equal rights […]

CULTURAL ENVIRONMENT WEEK

As part of our educational project “Green Learning”, this week we are going to carry out an environmental program consisting of 4 workshops, in which topics of vital importance for the care of our planet will be discussed: ♻️? Responsible consumption and healthy eating Global warming Ecosystem and biodiversity 3 R: Recycle, Reuse and Reduce […]

Pac Man’s 40th Anniversary May 22 2020

On the 22nd of May 1980, Japanese company Namco, released the first version of Pac-Man as a game for Arcade Machines. It was a total success at the time and  has influenced the history of videogames. To celebrate Pac Man’s 40th Anniversary we have been working on our own pacman versions in 1º ESO. Our […]

“IM AM AN ISP SCIENTIST” PROJECT

“IM A SICENTIST” is a new project of ILOS (International Learning Opportunities) that will take place this year, between the months of March and May. ISP students ages 8-14 will be invited to participate in a real-world STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) project through Citizen Science, where they will: Connect classroom learning with real […]

Environmental Education & Emotional Education

This week, to celebrate Environmental Education Day, we read the story “Blue Monster”, the story of a group of friends who grew up believing that they could play with nature regardless of the consequences of their actions. In the end they will learn to have fun without harming their environment. Blue Monster is a wonderful […]

POSTPONEMENT OF RETURN TO CLASSROOMS AT LAUDE FONTENEBRO SCHOOL

The Community of Madrid has announced the postponement of the return to the classrooms scheduled for Monday, January 18. Following its guidelines, the return of the students in person to our School will take place as follows: Wednesday January 20: the stages of Early Childhood Education, Primary Education and the 1st and 2nd ESO courses […]

TEACHER ASSISTANTS

We introduce you to our Learning Teacher Assistants, native staff specialized in perfecting our students’ pronunciation and communication skills in English. In addition to their long experience, they have great creativity in teaching methods and great initiative in the development of activities. The aim of the center is to promote multilingual learning and a global […]

THE WAY TO A BETTER WORLD: ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY PLAN

At Laude Fontenebro, we go far beyond the education and well-being of our students. We believe that in order for future generations to be able to live in the same environment we currently live in, we have to establish an environmental sustainability plan, teaching our students how important it is to take care of our […]

Structures and 3D design

This course, due to the restrictions caused by the covid, we have not been able to make our traditional structures with wood and recycled materials. However, making adversity an opportunity, we have taken the opportunity to go much deeper into 3D design with Sketchup for Schools. The students have worked in teams choosing a building […]

“INTERPRETING VAN GOGH”, AMAZING LEARNING IN LAUDE FONTENEBRO SCHOOL

“Interpreting Van Gogh” is a project developed at Laude Fontenebro School during the first term of the year. Cristina Béjar, Primary stage Coordinator in Laude Fontenebro School, began this project “as an interdisciplinary initiative in the Playful Philosophy classes, a subject within our educational curriculum from the age of 3 years old. Using the figure […]

We collapse our fears

Taking advantage of Halloween we have been talking about our fears, identifying which were real and which were imaginary. In general, his main fear could not be other than the fear of the coronavirus, that fear that has invaded us so much for months :(. They have written or drawn their fears on a piece […]

The yearning of the hug

Trying to adapt to current times and trying to create spaces to “get out and share” how we are feeling, we have held sessions in Elementary Emotional Education where we have identified what emotions we have felt in the confinement stage, how we have expressed them and how we have managed those that we find […]

Santa Claus visits Laude Fontenebro School

Nearby Sources inform us that yesterday December 16th, 2019 Santa Claus wanted to make a pit stop on his long trip to meet the Early Years students at Laude Fontenebro School. Santa Claus, known as “Papá Noel” by most of our children, arrived very tired from his amazing and wonderful journey from the northern lands. […]

THE TREE OF MEMORIES

“Zorro had had a long and happy life, but now he was tired. He looked at his beloved forest one last time and fell asleep… forever. ” Coinciding with Halloween and All Saints’ Day, the 1st and 2nd EPO classes had the opportunity to see a very special story called “The Tree of Memories” (Ed. […]

3rd annual ISP Model United Nations 

Following the success of the ISP Model United Nations (MUN) held in Spain and Costa Rica, we are excited to confirm that the 3rd annual ISP Model United Nations will be hosted by Tenby Schools Setia Eco Park in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 10th – 17th March 2020. The ISP International Learning Opportunities offer our students even more learning experiences that enable […]

Laude Fontenebro School participates again in the EU Code Week

Once again, Laude Fontenebro School, is participating in the EU Code Week which runs from the 5th to October 20th.  EU Code Week is an initiative which aims to bring coding and digital literacy to school-age children in a fun and engaging way.  Through a variety of coding activities our students in Early Years, Primary […]

The value of learning – El Mundo

Please look out for our special feature in El Mundo today. We are delighted to be presenting our unique style of education, with a key focus on the way our pupils learn. We hope you will also be proud to have your children in our School. English translation: In Spain, families are fortunate enough to be […]

Laude Fontenebro School, reference in the development of STEM projects

 Laude Fontenebro School, reference in the development of STEM projects Last November  several of our teachers from Primary and Secondary attended the International STEM4MATH Conference at the University of Valladolid  in order to share the experience and methodology of Laude Fontenebro School in this area with the rest of European Schools.  STEM4MATH is a project […]

LAUDE FONTENEBRO SCHOOL OBTAINS ITS QUALIFICATION AS ECO SCHOOL AND THE GREEN FLAG OF ADEAC

LAUDE FONTENEBRO SCHOOL OBTAINS ITS QUALIFICATION AS ECO SCHOOL AND THE GREEN FLAG OF ADEAC Last month Laude Fontenebro School received the Green Flag in recognition of its commitment to the Ecoescuelas Program of the Environmental and Consumer Education Association (ADEAC) After three years of work that have culminated with the fulfilment of all the […]

European Union CODE WEEK

European Union CODE WEEK at Fontenebro No one can deny that the world has been affected by the rapid advances in technology and this has had a significant impact on our lives, not only on how we work, shop, communicate, and travel but also on how we need to prepare our students to cope with […]

Laude Fontenebro School, for the second consecutive year has been awarded for its high education level by the Carlos III University

Laude Fontenebro School, for the second consecutive year has been awarded for its high education level by the Carlos III University For the second consecutive year Carlos III University has awarded Laude Fontenebro School with a special mention for the results obtained by its students in the University Access Exams. This award highlights the high […]

Awarded by the Amancio Ortega foundation

Nuestro Alumno Alex Sanz, becado por la Fundación Amancio Ortega Our Student Alex Sanz, awarded by the Amancio Ortega Foundation Alex Sanz, our pupil in Laude Fontenebro School, was one of the students selected by the Amancio Ortega Foundation to grant him a scholarship during an academic year in Canada. The Amancio Ortega Foundation Scholarship […]

OUR EDUCATIONAL PROJECT

6 KEYS THAT DEFINE OUR EDUCATIONAL PROJECT These are the six key points which define Laude Fontenebro School’s educational project: 1. BILINGUAL SCHOOL, We are a bilingual school from 1 to 18 years old, except for year 1 and 2 which we have opted for a 100% immersion in English. 2. ACTIVE METHODOLOGY. The methodology at all […]

SUCCESSES AND IMPROVEMENTS IN LAUDE FONTENEBRO SCHOOL

  Laude Fontenebro achieve excellent results and open their new junior school facilities. Our school, Laude Fontenebro School in Moralzarzal has already opened the new facilities that allow us to have only one site to give physical and  methodological continuity to the entire education project from 1 to 18 years old The incorporation of the […]

Professor Spark’s Learning Lab

                    #IPC Entry Point #LaudeFontenebroSchool Year 2 Primary have started the IPC Unit ‘Brainwaves’ in an exciting way. Their classroom has been transformed into ‘Professor Spark’s Learning Lab’ and they are all the professor’s learning assistants on a journey of discovery to find out how we learn. The […]

ALMOST FINISHING THE NURSERY WORKS

We’re almost running out! The works to create new spaces and facilities to incorporate infant stage (since 1 year) to our campus are already in the final stretch ! Everything will be ready for back to school !

CONTINUING IMPROVEMENTS

                  Visiting the works of infant building, that we will open in September to join our campus from 1 to 18 years. Antonio Arrechea, Javier Sánchez and Pablo Arrechea (Architecture Arquivir) and Enrique Marcos (Opera Severita),  with Alicia Alonso de Leciñana, Headmistress of Laude Fonenebro School           […]

LAUDE FONTENEBRO SUMMER CAMP

Our Summer Camp today at the Retiro Park in Madrid. We enjoyed a lot. They have spent a great day!

NEW CHALLENGES AND NEW ADDITIONS TO THE TEAM

                          Dear Regine, We all at Fonte wish you the best in your new destiny. A farewell but not a goodbye, as I am sure our friendship will continue. Queremos dar la bienvenida a Silvia, nuestra nueva directora de marketing y admisiones, a quien […]

IPC COLLABORATIVE EAGLE MAKING PROJECT FOR OPEN DAY!

            Thanks to all who came to 2B classroom to collaborate on Open Day and make our IPC school mascot, ‘Lagee’ the eagle!  Working with strips of plastic bags, on a wire mesh structure, we learned how fun and easy it is to make sculpture! It was a wonderful team […]

KNOWLEDGE HARVEST

            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

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!!