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Phonics: Are they important?

Phonics are the essential reading instructions that teach children the systematic and predictable relationships between written letters and spoken sounds. Through phonics, pupils acquire and apply the knowledge and skills to accurately read familiar words, decode and sound out new words.  Here at Dallington School we follow a six phase course for Nursery to Year…
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DALLINGTON SCHOOL, MEMBER OF NABSS

We are happy to announce that Dallington School is now officially a new member of NABSS, the prestigious association of British Schools in Spain (the formal presentation can be seen in http://www.nabss.org/dallington-school/). We would like to make the most of the announcement by explaining the differences between the British Council and NABSS. ¿What is the…
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A trip to Cosmo Caixa

On Friday 12th January the Reception classes went on their visit to Cosmo Caixa!  The children were all very excited as we boarded the bus and sang songs all the way with the teachers. Once there, Reception A went into the instructor led room first and Reception B explored the exciting science activities. Then we…
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Dallington School, a holistic education

The children at Dallington School follow the British National Curriculum.  They have the added benefit of comprehensive Spanish education as well as the opportunity to learn to read, write and speak French.  The classroom community not only provides an academic education but also strives to develop the student´s social and moral well-being. Personalised learning It…
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Exploring through Arts

At Dallington School, our topic based learning, based on the British National Curriculum, provides opportunities for children to experience learning in a meaningful and purposeful way. It is a means by which children can develop the skills and capabilities to be effective learners. Opportunities should be given to children to build on previous experiences and…
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Last day of the term!

In our last day before Easter Holiday our children in EYFS have been following the trail of the Easter Bunny. They have been looking for clues and signs of spring, to help them find their Easter Eggs, that they have beautifully painted! They even found footprints, fur of the bunny and his magic dust! In…
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Communication and Language Development Within EYFS

Language is the key to learning within the Early Years Foundation Stage. The acquisition of language is the single most important and complex skill a child learns in their first five years. At Dallington School the EYFS team have started a new initiative to support and develop every child´s communication and Language skills in order…
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Physical Development in Early Years

Based on an overview of the person, the term “psycho-motor”combines cognitive, emotional, symbolic and sensory-motor aspects. It represents a close connection between the psyche (mental processes) and motor (physical activities). It draws our attention to the close link between psychological and motoric experiences. The link between psyche and motor can be observed in everyday life…
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Teaching mathematics, challenging children

At Dallington School we believe that problem solving is an important way of learning, because it motivates children to connect previous knowledge with new situations and to develop creativity in the process. Therefore it is important that children see themselves as successful problem solvers who relish a challenge and can persist when things get tricky.…
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The language of Music

In Dallington school we consider music to be an essential subject, just as learning a new language. This is why we have started developing our music programme based on the Suzuki method. Once a week our students, from Nursery (3 year olds), learn music with a qualified teacher specialized in the Suzuki method and always…
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