Secondary English Department

Drama plays. 2020-21

2° ESO entertained our primary students today with their own interpretation from the creative worlds of two of literature’s greatest children’s books; Goldilocks and also Snow White.
Well done to our secondary English and Drama teachers, Mari Carmen Cortes and Mónica Barce and all of our students involved, who delivered two fantastic entertaining and humorous plays for
all of us to enjoy! Leer más

2º ESO Christmas performances. 2020-21

2º ESO drama class performed two separate festive and humorous plays yesterday for our upper primary classes. The first play was ‘Super Christmas’ and the second was ‘Santa’s Diet’. Both performances, delivered their Christmas messages about taking care of our health and how when we all pool our skills together, that we may better help each other and all of mankind. Well done to the drama teachers Maricarmen Cortes and Monica Barce and to all of our amazing 2 ESO students.

Merry Christmas from all of us here at Colegio Alboran and we wish you a healthy and happy New Year! Leer más

Happy Thanksgiving Day. 2020-21

Our 1° and 2° ESO students wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving Day and promote mask wearing to encourage safe behaviour. Leer más

Burlington online seminar. 2020-21.

Colegio Alborán’s Secondary English Department arranged three on-line seminars, hosted by Mr. Jon Ostler, from Burlington Books, to our 1st, 2nd and 3rd of ESO classes today. The seminars explored the topics of ‘English Around the World’ and ‘United Kingdom Culture’ comparing the different flags, vocabulary, food & drink, sports, music and famous people etc. Finally, some of our lucky students got a chance to participate in a quiz to test their knowlwdge, 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 the differences between English cultures. Leer más

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