Tomb Time

13sep2018-tombYear 6 South had a lovely surprise this week (Tuesday 11th September). Our artist friend Julia Fraser returned to see us. She helped us make tombs for the mummies we created with her back in the summer term.

Moving Science

12sep2018-disalabA DISA Foundation mobile science laboratory visited our Tafira school on Tuesday 11th September and opened its doors to our students, from Y5 to Y8, to participate in hands-on and fun practical science activities. These focused on Canarian marine biology and its significance to our islands. This visit represented a very positive addition to the students' in-school science education.

Plain sailing

05sep2018-pablo-sailing18-year-old Pablo Garcia Cranfield, one of our recent leavers, picked up a silver medal at the 420 International Class World Championships. He was paired with 20-year-old Elías Aretz at the Newport, Rhode Island event and the Spanish duo finished second to New Zealand's Seb Menzies and Blake McGlashan. Pablo will be continuing his studies at the Southampton Solent University, reading Sport and Exercise Therapy, which is a perfect base for him to prepare for future Olympic sailing events in the 470 class.

Life Hacks

04jul2018-skillsYou learn something new everyday, right? Wrong, if you're a student at The British School of Gran Canaria. As our recent Skills Day illustrates.

Here, we learnt how to dance the cha cha cha by following in the footsteps of our funkiest members of staff: Ms Kloos, Ms Lahmanes, and Ms Stacey. Before they showed us how to move and groove in an altogether more contemporary fashion. One of the most memorable skills sessions, however, was with our nattiest-dressed teacher, Mr Sherwood, who revealed how to tie the perfect tie.

The Hunger Games

03jul2018-hungerYears 7 to 10 made their way to Telde athletics stadium on Tuesday 26th June for an important charity event. Students were sponsored by friends and family to run/walk 20 laps of the track. We are proud to announce that we raised over €3000 for Action against Hunger, one of the many charities we work with on the island.

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