San Lorenzo (Secondary)

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-bancodealimentos4Last Friday 25 November students in the Secondary Dept donated 439 kg of food for the Food Bank of Las Palmas.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-dodgeball4During the past 4 weeks the S1 students have been playing a house dodgeball competition.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-teidehouse3The final house trip was Blue house who went to play team games at the beach. The students worked together to win house points and to learn to work as part of a team.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-museocanario3Upper school art students got the chance to visit the museum of the Canaries to draw first hand the skulls and skeletons on show.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-thevoice5The Voice drama group came all the way from Orlando (Florida) to work with our Secondary students. Their high energy drama workshops were enjoyed by all. We hope they can come back next year!

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-timanfayaRed house went to the beach to play team games and to work together to get house points. Games played included, the team ski race, sack races, the wheelbarrow race and egg and spoon.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-casacolonS3, S4 and S5 art students visited Casa Colón. As part of the IGCSE and AS coursework the students are required to visit a local museum or art gallery and find a local artist who they can research for their personal projects. The first of the 3 visits to museums was to Casa Colón where there are many portrait paintings on display.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-s2housefootball2During the past 4 weeks S2 students have been playing the house football competition. Each house played each other and the final was played between the red and blue houses.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-ddlPlease find attached an article from Diario de Lanzarote about David Reibold, science teacher at the secondary department, and his project to extract water from the clouds and reforest the north of the island.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-s2repsThe sixth form house leaders have each chosen an S2 house rep in order to help out with the organization of the house activities.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-lalaja6Nublo house worked as a team to gain house points and have some fun at La Laja beach.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-lalaja7Garajonay house team were the first group to go to play team games on La Laja beach. Their house leaders Angela and Do Young came along to help and encourage the lower school students.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-chira2During the 12th, 13th and 14th of September, S3 students enjoyed a camping trip in Chira as part of the programme "Welcome to IGCSEs". Students enjoyed three fantastic days in contact with nature and full of activities and sports.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-estacionmeteorologicaThis year we have been able to set up the school weather station. Students from S4 who are studying the weather will be taking it in turns to record weather conditions in the school as part of their IGCSE Geography course.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-bancodealimentosRepresentatives from the Food bank have been in school to give a series of talks about the important task they do.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-reps​Canterbury school house system is up and running for the coming school year. Activities are already underway with a logo competition in progress and S2 football starting on Thursday lunchtimes.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-s5mirandoalfuturo16After a hectic external exam period starting early in May, S5 have come to the end of another busy year. In order to make sure our students are prepared for their final year's studies with us at Canterbury School, they were involved in a range of activities designed to help them face the decisions they are to make in the not too distant future.

Colegio-Privado-Internacional-Britanico-Ingles-Las Palmas-Maspalomas-English-School-excursionhouses2The last 2 house trips of the school year 2015-2016 involved the secondary houses, who went out to celebrate their super achievements throughout the year.

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