Last Tuesday our Y10 students had the task of climbing the Galiñeiro in one morning and doing several activities there.
Rituals and traditions at O Castro
Our school calendar includes many celebrations of cultural events, giving shape to the year and giving students regular events to look forward to and help plan. Along with marking cultural festivals we celebrate academic milestones such as end of year and graduation, and hold all-school assemblies.
The house system at O Castro
We have implemented the British tradition of the house system in school. Every student is assigned to one of four "houses", that come together for sporting competitions and other school-wide events.
The house system allows students of all ages to get to know each other outside of the classroom environment, building connections between different age groups. Each year four House Captains are elected, providing an excellent leadership opportunity for the students chosen.
In primary school, students work to earn“house points”which are awarded in class for when students demonstrate skills such as teamwork, thinking creatively and problem solving.
The four houses at O Castro School are:
Building connections between different age groups.
The IGCSE, short for International General Certificate of Secondary Education, are the official international examinations taken at the end of secondary education in the British education system.
Imagine if your child could only reach the goal at the expense of their peers not reaching it? It sounds like something out of the apocalypse but actuallly it is more common than we think.