Secondary English Department

Cambridge Creative Writing Award. 2019-20.

Our secondary Cambridge English students submitted Christmas short stories over the last few weeks as part of a class writing project. The level was very high but two students whose stories deserved special mention was Leo Cowan 3ESO and Melanie Herlevsen 4ESO, both have received a ‘Creative Story Writing Award’ for their hard work. Well done to both of you! Leer más

Christmas Plays. 2019-20

Our 2ºESO drama students performed two festive plays today for nursery and primary students; ‘A home for Hoho’ about a stray puppy and a little girl who both needed that someone special in their lives and who ended up finding each other on Christmas morning! Then they performed a ‘Christmas Nativity’ play, depicting the journey of Mary and Jesus and the the arrival of the three kings to rejoice in the birth of Christ.

Included also was a short play written and directed by one of our 3ºESO students, Leo Cowan called ‘The Christmas Elf’.

Well done to the Secondary English department and all of the students involved! Leer más

XXX Cultural Week. The Little Mermaid and Sleeping Beauty. 2018-19

Our 2 ESO Class here in Colegio Alboran, got an opportunity to take part in our Cultural Week by getting creative and learn that they can have fun while learning English. They were encouraged to express themselves through theatre in which they performed in not one, but two fairy tails; The Little Mermaid and Sleeping Beauty. Well done to everyone involved! Leer más

Interactive cultural seminars. 2018-19

Colegio Alboran’s Secondary English Department in association with Burlington Books held three fun and interactive cultural seminars to our secondary students.

Topics covered included flags, language, landmarks, food & drink, sport, music and famous people. Finally, some of our lucky students got a chance to participate in a quiz, in the style of the TV game show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’ Everyone enjoyed this very unique and enjoyable way of
learning about different English cultures. Leer más

Christmas plays. Drama class. 2018-19

ESO drama class alongside Miss Mónica and Miss Maricarmen, performed two Christmas plays for all of primary today. The first transported the students back to the time that Christ was born and we saw the arrival of the three kings in celebration. The second and very numerous play explored a delema which faced poor Santa on Christmas Eve, which was ‘What do we do when the elves have the flu?

Well done to everyone involved! Leer más

‘Goosebumps 2’. 2018-19

As part of the English extra curricular activities 2nd.,3rd. and 4th of ESO enjoyed a trip to the cinema to watch the newly released ‘Goosebumps 2’ movie. There’s just nothing quiet like watching a spooky Halloween movie with popcorn and friends, to help you enjoy the levity of this fun and spooky holiday. Leer más

Cambridge Award Ceremony. 2018-19

Our annual Cambridge Award Ceremony was held yesterday afternoon here at the school and Certificates were presented to students by Álex del Nogal (Business Development Support Manager) and Rebecca Hammond (Exam Coordination and Team leader Exams Andalucía). Our teachers and students have invested substantial effort and time in preparing for Cambridge English Exams. This effort should not be underestimated and we are so very proud of you all! It was an exciting and memorable event for students, teachers and parents alike. Leer más

1 ESO Bilingual Proyects. 2018-19

Our BiologyGeography and English teachers have come together with their 1º ESO class to offer the students a bilingual, informed and in-depth knowledge of the Solar System. The students endeavored to display their newly acquired knowledge by completing an English Project which, they did wonderfully, through the use of hand made model Solar Systems, iMovies, Keynotes, Kahoots and even creating a class game for everyone to participate in. All very individual methods to display and present what they had learnt. It’s great to see the benefits when teachers can collaborate together with their students in a bilingual environment.

Well done to everyone! Leer más

Drama 2º ESO. 2017-18

Cinderella found her Prince Charming and the beautiful Belle tamed the Beast, at Colegio Alborán yesterday. Both plays were performed by 2° ESO to our primary students, who enjoyed the adventure as they journeyed into these wonderful ‘Happy Ever After’ traditional fairytale stories!
Well done to everyone involved. Leer más

American Culture Class. 2017-18

Colegio Alboran’s Secondary English Department in association with Burlington Books held two seminars yesterday, given by the lovely Miss Tammy Vera, who introduced the students to their first American Culture Class.

The class offered a fun and interactive way for students to learn about various aspects of American culture, such as landmarks, food & drink, sport, music and famous people. Finally, some of our lucky students got a chance to participate in a quiz, in the style of the TV game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” Everyone enjoyed this very unique and enjoyable way of learning about a different culture. Leer más