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
Meditation at BCG
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
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,
BCG and MOTI work together to bring ESD to our students. Education for Sustainable Development is an essential part of the curriculum for all of our students.
“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
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
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
“In fair Verona, where we lay our scene…”. But why Verona and why not Girona? Why did provincial England’s greatest playwright, who set so many of his plays abroad, in countries he’d never visited, never set a play in Catalonia? In his thirty-seven plays we meet an over-thinking young prince in Denmark, twins shipwrecked on
Over the last year the British College of Gava (BCG) has been going through some significant changes. In particular, we have opened up our fantastic new secondary building, embedded Education for Sustainable Development into the schools DNA and introduced wellbeing and meditation into the curriculum. We are now an IB World School and we are
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