International Days

We promote cultural immersion at Novaschool Sunland

Once a month, our students enjoy music, gastronomy, information of interest and historical knowledge of other countries.

Last year, we already ventured into this cultural project, which involves introducing students in a different environment on the last Friday of each month. We celebrated the International Day of Greece in September; the International Day of Germany in October; the International Day of U.S.A. in November…with more days to come!

During the week before these days, both students and teachers are involved in designing the decoration of the school canteen, as well as other common areas of the center, and throughout the day, we enjoy together a complete cultural immersion, surrounded by typical music and food. In addition, teachers of the different subjects meet together to focus their classes on the corresponding country.

 

                                    

   


Motivational Learning

Francisco Barrionuevo, CEO of Novaschool Sunland International publishes a new article about education in El Sol Digital newspaper

The economy and business newspaper El Sol Digital publishes the article “Motivational Learning” in secondary school students. This article, written by Francisco Barrionuevo, teacher of economics in Secondary and Baccalaureate, and CEO of Novaschool Educational Group, exposes the reality of the profile of today’s students, which have nothing to do with those of 20 or 30 years ago.

Motivational Learning

Barrionuevo tell us about motivational learning and its application in the classroom by the teacher, with the main objective of getting the student to connect with the projects and proposals that are put forward throughout the course in their subject. Through this article we can know how with this type of strategies, skills-based learning is implemented, based on real projects or problems, and all this through cooperative and collaborative educational actions or acts.

We invite you to read this interesting article in the following link  http://www.elsoldigital.es/aprendizaje-motivacional-en-el-alumnado-de-secundaria-francisco-jose-barrionuevo-canto-profesor-de-economia-eso-bach/ or clicking in the following image.



Sunland between the Top 10

Novaschool Sunland International once again stands out in an analysis of the best educational centers in Epaña, distinguished by a highly competitive Top 10 from private international schools.

This is the third year in a row that the newspaper El Español has carried out this type of research and it is the first time that it has appeared in this medium, which is why we are very proud of continuing to grow and of short stories.

Novaschool Sunland, a school that belongs to Novaschool Educational Group, stands out for the possibility of obtaining double degrees, Spanish and British, with native professionals and in a natural environment that invites to reflection and creativity.

For more information, do not hesitate to visit their website by clicking here.


Sunland at Cártama Theatre

Students of the Novaschool Sunland british private school performed Rolling Romeo and Hey Juliet, a modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet that ook place in the Theatre of Cártama on 12th April.

What did the performance consist of?

The performance took place in the Theatre of Cártama on 12th April and it was a modern adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, set in the 60s and acoopanied by decoration and music by the Rolling Stones and The Beattles, thats why the show was called Rolling Romeo and Hey Juliet.

Who were involved?

Around 60 students who are studying drama and the ones who are members of the band of Novaschool Sunland, besides the guide and the unconditional support of drama, music and art teachers: Ms Evans, Ms. Baker and Ms. Ute; without forgeting the families and the teaching team that attended the event, as well as spectators and assistants of assembly, hairdressing and makeup, and even those who participated in the show!

Neither to miss it, the culture councilor Ms. María Victoria Cañamero and urbanism councilor Mr. J. Francisco Lumbreras of Cártama City Council, accompanied by the CEO of the Novaschool Educational Group, Mr. Francisco Barrionuevo together with Ms. Marina Barrionuevo and Ms. Ana María Martín.



Rolling Romeo & Hey Juliet

Next Friday on 12th April will take place the ninth musical representation organised by the students of Novaschool Sunland, with the collaboration of all families involved and the Municipal Theater of Cártama, where the event will take place from 7pm.

The tickets are already on sale, available at the school office.

Many efforts and trials make us think that … it will be a success!

 


Sunland as one of the best!

We are in luck at Novaschool Sunland for the second consecutive year that we have returned to get a position among the best international schools in Spain, as well as the newspaper El Mundo in its ranking of the top 100 schools.

The good work of our teachers and the rest of the staff, as well as the effort of our students, are rewarded with this recognition that they show us as the best, together with a higher education school. Novaschool Añoreta, for the fifth year in a row, achieves a place in this qualification.

This year has had an important weight the improvement of our facilities, the consolidation of our center in the Guadalhorce Valley, our differential values ​​as certified center of Cambridge and Edexcel; as well as technological innovations such as the use of the laptop in the classroom, or the new application that is in development to make the communication of the center with families and vice versa more fluid.

Congratulations to the whole Novaschool family and to continue working to be among the best!


Article on El Sol Digital

The principal of Novaschool Sunland International, Ms. Evans, has collaborated with the newspaper El Sol Digital for the publication of a very interesting and profound article on the technological era in which we find ourselves, and how it affects the educational field.

We encourage you to read it completely by clicking on the following link: Finding the right balance


We save water at Sunland!

At Novaschool Sunland we are very involved with environmental awareness and responsible use of natural resources, proof of this has been the recent obtaining of ISO certificates (both quality and environmental). After a year of evaluating and tracking the consumption, we can see the results of this minimization, these being the actions taken:

  • Placement of pearlizers in the taps
  • Change of tanks with double load
  • Talks of internal awareness to both teachers and students
  • Placement of posters for awareness and minimization in rooms and bathrooms
  • Realization of plans and technical instructions for the proper use of resources
  • In addition to carrying out improvements in the facilities of the center during the new works carried out that help responsible consumption.

Today we want to highlight that we have exceeded our proposed goal of reducing water consumption (m3 consumed per person) by 5% compared to the previous year, result that we envisioned by the involvement of all staff and students who do the day to day in Novaschool Sunland.

 



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