Tomorrow's leaders today

15may2019-leadersThe Learn to Lead Community recently gathered in the Dining Room to share their work and receive feedback on the many projects undertaken this year. It was a great opportunity to congratulate the 83 members on their achievements so far but also to reflect on what needs to be improved in the future. For this meeting, our Learn to Lead coordinator, Madame Froidevaux, set up a video conference with Maxwell Jeffery, Learn to Lead Director from the UK, who visited the BSGC to deliver our training in September 2018.

This gave us a chance for us to ask him questions on how to progress with our projects and raise any concerns we may have. Maxwell gave thoughtful replies which immediately solved any problems. The Learn to Lead community felt truly valued and it helped us take a step closer towards our approaching maturity. To finish this productive meeting, the five teams were rewarded with a variety of enticing snacks which they happily enjoyed.

Belén López Pardo (12MC)

Head for Figures

14may2019-elisaCongratulations to Year 6 South's Elisa, a winner at the IX Campeonato de Ábaco y Cálculo Mental UCMAS Canarias. This event was held at Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's Colegio Arenas on Saturday 4th May. UCMAS is a maths-based mental development programme targeting children aged from four to 12 because scientists believe that 75% of the brain develops during this time.

The power of three

07may2019-heidelbergFollowing on from our Spanish Spelling Bee at BSGC, Tuesday 30th April saw three students from Year 10 visiting Heidelberg School to participate in their Inter-School Spanish Spelling Competition. Thanks to David Anglés, Ana Bulchand and Cristina Valido, our school achieved the third prize amongst 27 participants from nine schools from the island. Congratulations to all!

The words and the bee

07may2019-spelling-beeOn Monday 29th April, Key Stage 3 students took part in the second Inter House Spanish Spelling Bee which took place in a Hall all abuzz where Year 7-9 students were challenged by Year 10 to spell 100 Spanish words correctly. Teide won the competition, followed by Timanfaya and Roque Nublo. Congratulations to everyone involved!

Art and graft

07may2019-art-examsYear 11 and Year 12 students have been working from the Cambridge list of exam starting points and creating their own individual projects over the last few months. The final pieces had to be produced under exam conditions over two days in eight hours for Year 11 and over three days in 15 hours for Year 12. Well done both year groups for the consistently high standard and amazing effort.


Full Year 11 gallery >>

Full Year 12 gallery >>

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