Category: Communication

Welcome to Globeducate

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NACE Schools was founded in 1972 and since then it has seen consistent expansion. Starting in Spain, our network has spread across Europe, Canada, India and most recently Malaysia. We now have more than 50 schools in 10 countries, educating more than 25,000 students. We are truly a global network and a leader in international […]

Certificate of Quality S+

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The safety of our students is a priority at O Castro British School. It is for this reason that we underwent a voluntary audit by the National Association for Child Safety for them to evaluate our facilities and procedures in compliance with their strict criteria. As a result, O Castro British School has been awarded the […]

II School Debate Meeting

Communication Events

After the success of its first edition, the II Meeting School Debate is already being organized and, in this second edition, is loaded with news. The main novelty is that the children can also participate in the Meeting through the Speech Contest, aimed at children from 3rd to 6th grade of primary school enrolled in […]

Time extension services

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In order to help our families to reconcile school hours with work hours, O Castro British School offers its students time extension services, both in the morning and in the afternoon. For early morning families, the British school offers a morning classroom service from 7.30 am, with the possibility of also booking a breakfast service. […]

Open Days 2018

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The first British school in Galicia and the only one to offer the British system in all educational stages, from Nursery (3 years) to Sixth Form (17 years) will hold a week of open doors from October 22 to 26 to present our educational project. The choice of a School is one of the most […]

The first day of school

Academic Communication

It is just around the corner that moment that such nerve and illusion has generated in recent weeks: the first day of school. Here are some useful recommendations for the first day in Nursery. We hope it is as simple as possible for everyone! Saying goodbye is difficult but the longer you take, the harder […]

Opening of the uniform store

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The start of a new academic year at O Castro British School is near and you have to start preparing a lot of things. For this reason, we remind you that Can Can school uniforms store reopens today after the holidays. The opening hours to the public in the month of August will be from […]

Helpful advice for Nursery parents

Communication Parents Education

If your son was born in 2015 you are about to take a very exciting step in your life: start school and, although you may not believe it, there are many things you can do in the summer months to make the step as simple as possible, both for you “parents” and for your children. […]

Sales at Can Can store

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The month of July is the sale season in all shops, and also in the school uniform store. For this reason, we remind you that from last June and until July 31 all the items of Can Can store will have a 15% discount. The opening hours to the public in the month of July […]

IGCSE Options: informative session

Academic Communication

In the last term, our Year 9 students have to make decisions that will condition the next academic years, both at school and at the next university stage. For this reason, O Castro British School held an information evening aimed at parents of Year 9, in which the management team of Secondary informed them about […]

“A Level Options Evening”

Academic Communication

As you know, next school year, the first British school in the city will mark a new achievement in its history by starting the Sixth Form, the last academic stage before university according to the British Curriculum. Within this context, the school’s teaching board of directors held yesterday afternoon the “A Level Options Evening” first […]

New corporative video

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We are glad to inform you that O Castro British School launch corporative video. In it, we have tried to show our vision, mission and values, which we try very hard every day to pass on to your children. We invite you to learn more about our school, our spirit and our essence, from the […]

Beginning of the Sixth Form

Academic Communication

Last week, O Castro British School held an informative meeting for the parents of the students in Secondary regarding the new stage that the school will start next September. A new milestone in the only Cambridge School in Galicia, that will become official with the start of a new academic stage: Sixth Form and the […]

How to prevent and identify bullying? Bullying protocol at O Castro British School

Communication Parents Education

O Castro British School has a zero tolerance against bullying. The scourge of bullying has been part of society for the better part of forever, yet has gained increasing awareness. Nowadays, we are more sensitive to its immediate and long-term consequences. In the battle against bullying, prevention is as important as intervention and, for this […]

The School Goes Back To Normal After The Wildfires

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We are happy to announce that the school will open again tomorrow Tuesday 17th October. Since the situation is back to normal, we can now guarantee the safety of our students. We cannot wait to see everybody back! We would like to give our support and show our commitment to those affected by the spate […]

A New School Year Begins at O Castro British School

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A new school year begins at O Castro British School. We have renewed our energy during the summer and we are looking forward to sharing new experiences and knowledge with our students. But this year there is an extra incentive because we celebrate the 45th anniversary of O Castro educational group, to which Escuelas Infantiles […]

Dining service at O Castro British School

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A healthy and balanced diet is fundamental for the correct development and physical and mental growth of children. For this reason, in O Castro British School we have a dining service with own kitchen, with menus prepared daily by a team of highly qualified professionals and supervised by dietitians. The staff of our dining room […]

Summer Sales at Can Can Shop

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Can Can Shop starts the summer sales with discounts of 15%. Here you have a unique opportunity to renew the uniform for the next academic year. We remind you that this month of July the store will be open from Monday to Thursday from 9.30 to 12.00 hours.

Open Days At O Castro British School

Communication Events

O Castro British School will be holding Open Days on 10th and 12th May. The purpose of the Open Days is to provide you with relevant information about the only Cambridge School accredited by the British Council in Galicia. O Castro British School offers an up-to-date mission statement in order to provide a personalised education […]

Bad Weather Forces Cancellation of Big Game Scheduled for Next Friday

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We regret to inform that due to the weather forecast, the Big Game scheduled for next Friday, 10th February, will be cancelled. The event, which was going to be held in the surroundings of Real Club Náutico de Vigo, was part of O Castro British School 4th Science Week.

The Importance of Uniform at O Castro British School

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The uniform is a very important element for O Castro British School Educational Community. It fosters a community where equality is upheld and it protects students from social pressures to dress in a particular way. It is also very convenient for parents. Besides, our parents and children have the option of choosing among different garments, […]

A New School Year Starts for O Castro British School

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O Castro British School welcomed the new school year with the Opening Ceremonies for Early Years, Primary and Secondary, which were held early this week in the school gym. The attendees were able to enjoy the special performance of Uke & The Leles, the Ukuleles band of the school that this year will participate in […]

The series of talks for parents organised by the Guidance Department and the Technical Director end today with a talk on Adolescence.

Communication Events Parents Education

Adolescence is a topic of increasing interest for the families of the school. For this reason, it has been the subject chosen for the last talk organised by the Guidance Department and the Technical Director of O Castro British School during this school year. The talk addressed how this stage of life can be, its […]

The Student Council Says Goodbye to the School Year 2015/2016

Academic Communication

The Student Council sees a new academic year out with a fantastic outcome, thanks to the great work carried out by its members. Its sole aim is to improve day by day for all the students in the school, relying on the support and direct involvement of both the PTA and O Castro British School […]

Lecture on the Prevention of Drug and Alcohol Abuse

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O Castro British School Key Stage 3 students have been given a lecture on the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse by Guardia Civil officers from O Porriño this week. In the course of the lecture, Year 7, Year 8 and Year 9 students learnt about the different types of spirits, as well as about […]

Year 7 and Year 8 students were given a lecture on ways to avoid bullying by the Guardia Civil

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During the school day, the Guardia Civil gave a very interesting lecture on ways to avoid bullying. Thanks to the officers, our secondary students learnt how to identify and be aware of such a serious problem. They also learnt about the different types of mistreatment and about what to do in case it happens. Apart […]

Family Day at O Castro British School

Communication Events

On Friday, 27th November our Early Years pupils celebrated Family Day at school. This special event was shared with all our Nursery and Reception family members. The celebration kicked off with an Assembly where each class performed their own interpretation of Thanksgiving, a topic which focused on giving thanks and promoting positive family values which […]

Come Be A Part of Kini´s Pit Crew!

Communication Sports

My name is Luci and I am the mother of three boys here at O´Castro British School. For those of you who do not know, our youngest son Joaquin (a.k.a. Kini) has fought and beat cancer. Kini has been through brain surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, etc. all without complaining and all with the support and encouragement […]

O Castro British School Emotional Tribute to Beloved Colleagues

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Last Saturday, O Castro British School paid an emotional tribute to our beloved colleagues, Margarita Cal, Spanish teacher, and Eva Casal, Chef Manager, during a farewell event at our school in Mos. This event brought together more than a hundred people, among colleagues, teachers, students, relatives and friends. O Castro British School wants to keep […]

Year 7 And Year 8 Art Exhibition

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The artworks created by Year 7 and Year 8 Art students during the previous academic year are now being temporarily displayed at O Castro British School conference room. Our students experimented with different techniques. Still life allowed them to work with their own creations and deepen their knowledge of shading technique with pencil. M.C. Escher […]

O Castro British School Opening ceremony for the school year 2015-2016

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On the 4th and 7th September, the Opening Ceremonies for the school year 2015-2016 were held. Nursery, Primary and Secondary school years were presented at our school in Mos. The Opening Ceremony for Primary was chaired by Mr David Martínez, Executive Governor, who addressed the families with a warm welcome. Mr Martínez remarked that the […]

Community Helpers!

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Our Nursery and Reception classes gathered together for a special Assembly to celebrate the end of their Community Helpers Unit. Throughout the past month our pupils have had the opportunity to meet some of our community helpers, most of which were our own mommies and daddies from this school! This unit allowed the children to […]

Thank you letter from the PTA!

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Nowadays we all have a lot of obligations and responsibilities and very little free time. It is because of this that we find that some parents from the school who prepared and presented different lectures to our children during science week are worthy of a special mention.   With this mention we would like to […]

II Conference on British Education

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We are pleased to announce that, after hard work and a demanding inspection, Cambridge University has approved us as part of the Cambridge International Schools. This implies the recognition of having achieved the standards of quality Cambridge requires from all its schools all over the world. It will enable us to receive training for our […]

“School and Fashion” Uniforms Store Winter Schedule.

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We would like to inform you that starting today, 15th of September, the Uniform Store “School and Fashion” – located on the school premises – will be opened according the following schedule: Winter Schedule: Monday, Thursday and Friday Morning hours: From 8:30 to 11:30. Tuesdays and Wednesdays Afternoon hours: From 16:00 to 19:30 Contact person: […]

Back to school!

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Nice temperatures and a clear sky greeted our students as they returned to school last Monday. Summer holidays were officially over, something that did not damper the children´s enthusiasm as they gathered inside the school. The hallways of our school were filled with confidence and positivity. Children were eager to see their old friend and […]

Opening Ceremony – School Year 2014 – 2015

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On Friday, 5th of September we held the Opening Ceremony for the school year 2014 – 2015. The presentation was officiated by Carmen Vázquez, Chair of Governors, David Martínez, Executive Governor and Nathan Parry, Head teacher. Carmen Vázquez addressed her warm welcome to families and teachers. She remarked: “A new school year is starting, all […]

Rugby team letter of appreciation

Communication Sports

Last Saturday 22nd of February there was an event that marked the beginning of a new era in the School Sports Programs: For the first time ever our rugby team held a match against a rival team, obtaining a more than satisfactory result. We want to make public the letter of appreciation that the bearer […]

Montessori Symposium

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Last weekend, and as part of the continuous training courses our teaching team is involved in, fifteen members of our teaching staff attended a Symposium on Montessori learning methodology. Few months ago the same staff members participated in a Jolly Phonics training course; in this occasion we shared time and effort with a group of […]

On air!

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It started as a whisper… a nice idea that slowly began to spread slowly through the school corridors. Someone mentioned something in the lunch room and finally the eco snuck through an office window, it grew legs and finally was developed into a real project. A project which, at last, will become live on air […]

Lunch time study programme

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We´d like to congratulate all the pupils who, day after day, participate in our “Lunch time study programme”. From Monday to Thursday and from one to a quarter to two, many of our children come to the Learning Resources Centre to read, do homework, find information, use the computers, work on a project…. Always under […]

Appreciation Note from the PTA

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From the PTA we are pleased to announce that the HOPE Campaign for donations for charitable organizations has been a great success, exceeding expectations. We were able to contribute to a noble cause which was nothing other than helping those in need. On Tuesday, 17th December, Mr. Pedro Pereira, President of the Food Bank of […]

Beginning of the School Year

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Welcome back to all our students and an especial welcome to our new students and their families, who will join us at O Castro International British School for the 2013/14 academic year. We are looking forward for to an exciting academic year.

New Head teacher

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We are delighted to announce that Mr. Nathan Parry has been appointed by the Governing Body as the new Head teacher. We are excited about this new stage in our school. Our sincerest congratulations to Mr. Parry; we wish him continued success in his new position.

New Website

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The new O Castro International British School Web site is available. Designed to be an interactive search tool, where you can find constantly updated information about our school, contact us or send your comments.

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