A successful business career begins in your sixth form classroom The British College of Gavà

This is a translation. Official article published in Spanish by El Periódico can be read here. Read more about the International Baccalaureate® (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) here. Career paths begin sooner than most young adults think. Professionals only realise this by looking back over many years of experience. With the world changing rapidly, in order

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The British College of Gavà recognised by La Vanguardia

Every year, the newspaper La Vanguardia (one of the top five selling papers in Spain) publishes a special, giving guidance to parents on what to consider when choosing a school for their children. This year, The British College of Gavà had the opportunity to be part of this curated list of schools worth visiting. The

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Who are you? Are you really sure?

Be true to yourself! Trust your inner self! Just be your-self! Sound advice that at some point you might have received or given. Yet, how does one be ones self? At what point are you being yourself, and at what point are you not? Are you the same true self as you were yesterday?  Es

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why RIsk-taking in play is positive

What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘risk’?  We always strive to minimise risk for children, for example, wearing a helmet when cycling or wearing knee-pads and elbow-pads when skating, to prevent the risk of cuts, grazes and bruises. We try to protect children from external risks of activities such as climbing, jumping

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Is a translated poem still the same poem?

Less than two weeks ago, I had the great fortune to see how the cultural magazine “Primera página” published on its website a collection of poems with which I was awarded in the literary contest “Certamen Internacional de Poesía Yolanda Sáez” in June 2019. My second surprise was finding my poems translated into English – which,

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Happy Earth Day 2021!

“When we experience nature, we develop a deep sense of empathy and love for nature. When we love something, we care for it, we conserve it and we protect it.” Satish Kumar, environmental activist Preserving and restoring our natural environments is crucial to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The Sustainable development Goals or the SDGs

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A monster calls


OK, I admit it.  As an English teacher the thought of “no pens Wednesday” fills me with a little dread.  Sure, we can get on our feet and work on our acting chops, but the thought of a whole day not being able to pick up a book or put pen to paper can find

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The power of play in the early years

Why do we base our learning on play in the Early Years Foundations Stage (EYFS- Nursery and Reception class) and how does this lead to a solid foundation for learning? The Early Years curriculum as set out by the UK government’s Development Matters document is centred on play. Children aged from birth to 5 are

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