There are 6,200 inhabitants. There is a potash mine. It is 80 Km from Barcelona.
About 200 pupils from 3 to 12 attend the school. Less than 8 % of the pupils are immigrants. The school is involved in several projects: ICT, Green School and CLIL.
The socio-economic level of families is low and medium. Most part of them earn their living in the potash mine. A considerable number of parents with only primary studies. Majority of families are Spanish speaking.
Encouragement towards English Language 2000 Introduction English at year 1 and 2 2003-0620042008 -09 Comenius Project Arts & Crafts in English Introduction to a Science CLIL project
Art and Craft workshops in English in 5 th and 6 th level 2004 - 05 Science experiments through English in 5 th and 6 th level 2008 - 09 2010 - 11 Introduction to English in Kindergarten (year 5)
To learn content through English. To improve and reinforce the English linguistic competence and confidence of the pupils. To raise awareness of learning through a language which is not L1.
Social Constructivism (Vygotsky). The 4 Cs Framework. The 3 As Tool. Bloom’s Taxonomy. Multiple Intelligences Theory (Gardner). Scaffolding.
LESSON 1: “THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM” Introduction to the Respiratory System. Organs and function of the Respiratory System. Carrying out an experiment. Making a model of our lungs. Building up a display. LESSON 2: “THE CIRCULATORY SYSTEM” Introduction to the Circulatory System. Carrying out two experiments. Blood Circulation. The heart. The Circulation.
From Theory to Practice: Bringing CLIL to a real classroom. Pair work and reading comprehension
CLIL implies much more than teaching content in English CLIL is a big challenge to update our school. To create more units and materials for year 5 and 6. To explain the main issues of CLIL to the rest of the school teachers.
“Science is a fascinating and exciting subject... The most stimulating and engaging teaching and the best learning occur when science is brought to life and pupils are given the chance to conduct, record and evaluate their own investigations.” Christine Gilbert It’s up to you! Generalitat de Catalunya Departament d'Educació