The IGCSE, short for International General Certificate of Secondary Education, are the official international examinations taken at the end of secondary education in the British education system.
Play is the main vehicle for children's learning. So, when we see children playing, are they really just learning? Far from it: it is their method of having fun, but they learn through fun.
The beginning of the new school year is time for parents to decide what extracurricular activities their children will do.
One of the main keys to putting an end to the high obesity figures is to encourage children to develop good nutritional habits that they can carry on with throughout their lives.
Why do we at Coruña British International School teach our pupils to think critically and why should you continue to do so at home?
With the start of each new school year comes a wealth of new opportunities, new challenges, new stepping stones...and attitude, in all of this, is the key to success.
Why do children and adults need boredom in their daily lives? Like any other emotion, yes, it is necessary, and we should learn to be bored much more. And we should also teach children to be bored.
Imagine if your child could only reach the goal at the expense of their peers not reaching it? It sounds like something out of the apocalypse but actuallly it is more common than we think.
The passion of Lucía del Campo Andrés for rugby goes back ten years, when at the age of seven she started playing this great sport, which encompasses important values such as respect, integrity, solidarity, teamwork and discipline.
To teach a foreign language you have to create an environment in which the linguistic immersion is similar to that of the native language. This is possible even if parents are not fluent in English by choosing a British school.
Our aim as an educational centre is that, after a student has passed through our school, we have formed people who are capable of taking on new challenges and actively committing themselves, playing an active role in the construction of a fairer, more inclusive, equitable and intercultural world.
The arrival of the health pandemic and the atypical return to school that we have experienced this year forced all Spanish schools to rethink the use of school spaces.
Once again, the academic results obtained by the second promotion of O Castro are among the most outstanding of all British schools in Spain.
Every year the students of the second year of Baccalaureate face a crucial moment in their lives. They all have to decide what they will do when they leave school. Making the right decision is something that worries both the families and all the teachers and tutors who have accompanied them during all these years at our school.
The House System is based on the philosophy of recognising positive student behaviour and provides a strong means of rewarding good behaviour as well as reinforcing our school's own values.