End of Term Camp-out

School is out for this academic year, so we all headed to our local camp site for a school and family camp out. So much outdoor time, having fun playing […]

Choices: 18-22 June

In our democratic school every child has a choice. Our day begins with a morning meeting where the sessions on offer for that day are explained, discussed then chosen. Each […]

Progression: 28 May – 1 June

One of the best things about our alternative school is seeing our children learn, grow and progress. We encourage children to develop their language skills in both English and Portuguese, […]

Learning Outside: 21-25 May

As the weather in Portugal has gradually improved we have welcomed the chance to extend learning opportunities outside. This week the children took part in the World Orienteering Day events […]

Heart: 14-18 May

The heart of our small school is of course the children, who make our school a happy and fun learning community and family. Our school also lies at the heart […]

Creativity: 7-11 May

We constantly aim to encourage creativity. Only a daily basis the children study many different subjects, which are all approached in a creative and interesting way. This week there have […]

Fundraising: 16-20 April

Fundraising is fun! At least it has been this week as the children have been preparing for the first fundraising event, Spring Celebration Fundraising Party on Saturday 21 April. We have […]

Learning Through Play: 9-13 April

When you are busy playing as a child you are totally engrossed in the act and happily  in your own little world. Play is fun. When you are playing with […]

Day Trips: 12-16 Mar

As an international school in Portugal it is very important for us to integrate with our community and learn about our environment. With children from all different backgrounds and nationalities […]