NEWS

We are an examination centre for the Goethe Institute

Each year the group of students who take external official exams is more numerous. As a novelty, this year we have been an examination center for the Goethe Institute. So we not only have English and French certificates but also German. Our most sincere congratulations to all the candidates, there is a lot of effort [...]

Welcome Sara!

Hello! My name is Sara Cano, and I have the pleasure of being part of the Palacio de Granda teaching team. I am the new Arts teacher. I did the Fine Arts degree, and I am specialized in Contemporary Art.

Heras (Cantabria) 3-star national award

Congratulations to our student Daniel from 2º ESO, who has managed to finish third in the 3-star national of Heras (Cantabria) in 1.00m with his pony Falcao sharing the podium with the Spanish champion alevín and with the Spanish pony C.

GLA 2021- 2022, (Graduate Learning Assistant)

We present you our GLAs from this course 2021-2022, (Graduate Learning Assistant) Charlotte and Chiara, from the United Kingdom. They come from internships throughout the course, and one of their main tasks is to have constant conversations in English (practice "oral expression"), as well as to get involved with students in various bilingual classes and [...]

IPC Project Year 6 “Brainwave”

In Year 6 we are starting the year with a project exploring the brain, with these four objectives: How the brain works How we learn and how we can improve our learning methods The importance of cooperation Improve our global knowledge To launch the project, Year 6 students assumed the role of teachers, and taught [...]

Welcome Paula!

We continue with the presentations of the new teachers at Palacio de Granda and it is time to meet our new teacher Paula, who has been living in the UK for many years. Paula combines methodologies from the British curriculum with Spanish curriculum, to enrich the learning of our students following the "Amazing Learning" methodology.

Palacio de Granda has received the Green Flag from ADEAC

Palacio de Granda has received the Green Flag from ADEAC (association of environmental and consumer education), fundamentally for its capacity for sustainability, energy saving, water saving and promotion of the culture of the "3 R" (Reduce, Recycle and Reuse), in addition to being able to promote the education of its students in the care of [...]

Juan Caballero – Deputy head

Good morning Students and families Palacio de Granda school, My name is Juan Caballero, and I am the new Deputy Head of the school. I have more than 20 years of experience working in various schools, the last one as Deputy Head at a London school. I come with the illusion of contributing to Palacio […]

Press Release by newspaper La Nueva España

https://www.lne.es/la-pizarra/2021/09/15/palacio-granda-inicia-curso-volcado-57276345.html    

Welcome Rose Iksilara- German teacher

Hi,   My name is Rose and I hope to meet you in person soon, but for the moment I will to tell you a little about my personal and professional life. I was born and raised in Brazil and studied at a German school. My parents are Greek. All my adult life I have […]

Magnificent EBAU Results

The Palacio de Granda school congratulates all the students of the XXXIV promotion of 2nd Baccalaureate, for their excellent results in the EBAU exams. It has been a difficult year, but these brilliant marks are the deserved recognition of an extraordinary work by students and teachers: 100% pass, of which 44% have achieved marks above […]

Mindfulness for kids: the key to Amazing Learning

Mindfulness for kids: the key to Amazing Learning Mindfulness teaching fosters the pedagogical community, in which students flourish academically, emotionally and socially, and in which teachers make the most of the climate that is created within this educational environment. This practice provides a new way of attending and looking at reality, awakening the curiosity, wonder […]

Interview with the Head by La Nueva España

Ricardo Díaz Bernardo, head of the Palacio de Granda, highlights the work that has been carried out in the center throughout a course as special as the one that ends, and at the same time, he is excited about the beginning of the next one. To know more access here: La Nueva España

Palacio de Granda among the 50 best schools in Spain according to Forbes Magazine.

The prestigious magazine Forbes has published for the first time the list of the best 50 schools in Spain and has positioned Palacio de Granda in 37th place out of more than 300 that have been evaluated.The analysis and selection has been in charge of a committee made up of expert pedagogues, psychologists and educational […]

Video Gallery for Primary and ESO Yayoi Kusama students

Our teacher María has created this wonderful video-gallery, which compiles several works of our students in the art subject. This project is dedicated to the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Elementary and ESO students worked through the plastic and artistic expression of this artist’s work. The project is tailored to the characteristics of each cycle.

Article by newspaper “La Nueva España”

The objective of the educational project at Laude Palacio de Granda is for its students to have a comprehensive training, making the most of their abilities, diversity and creativity. To achieve this, they work in an education based in small groups, ensuring individualized learning. They are determinedly committed to enriching study plans, seeking education beyond […]

2nd prize for innovative ideas ASTURIASTEAM

We congratulate the effort and innovation of our dear students Pablo Otero Garcia, Cristina Díaz-Montero Poo, Tomás Rial Formoso winners of the 2nd prize for innovative ideas ASTURIASTEAM. Congratulations on this well deserved award! The project consists mainly of implementing in public places such as public transport stops, bus or metro stations; a bicycle capable […]

We have been classified as one of the 30 most innovative schools in S

We are pleased to announce that our has been selected by the newspaper “El Español” as one of the 100 best schools in Spain. Also this year we have been classified as one of the 30 most innovative schools. Our mission is clear and simple! We teach all our students to be able to face […]

Article by news paper La Nueva España “We develop skills and abilities seeking student success”

“We develop skills and abilities seeking student success” We share an article made by the newspaper “La Nueva España” about our school. Through the article, you will be able to learn about the methodology that we teach in the different stages, and the reasons why we are considered one of the 30 most innovative schools. […]

“The Street ” Kindergarten proyect (2 years)

Our kindergarten children this week have carried out an activity within the project that they do in both Spanish and English called “The Street”. The main topic was road safety. To put it into practice they have organized a circuit with their scooters, motorcycles and relevant helmets. They have worked the basic rules of road […]

Cambridge diplomas “Young Learners”

One of our values ​​is effort and perseverance, and as a result of these, our students have participated today in the delivery of the Cambridge ‘Young Learners’diplomas (Starters, Movers, Flyers). It was a very entertaining event in which we talked about the importance of self-improvement, and held the ceremony lead by the Head in order […]

Carnaval 2021

This year, despite not being able to celebrate Carnival as we would have liked, we have not lost the desire and the illusion of seeing our students and teachers with their hilarious costumes, they have also had a very special snack, delicious churros with chocolate. Our elementary school students and their teachers to close the […]

Young people are increasingly taking the lead on the world’s greatest challenges such as global warming, human trafficking and disarmament. At Palacio de Granda through the ISP Virtual MUN program, we help the leaders of tomorrow to make their voices even more powerful by putting them in the shoes of a UN diplomat. Students will […]

Our student Alba has been summoned for dressage minors to the international group.

Today it’s time to congratulate our beloved student Alba, who thanks to her continuous dedication, discipline and effort, has been summoned by the Spanish coach for dressage minors to the international group, together with the horse Estollo, thanks to the results obtained in the year 2020 as they are runner-up in Spain in dressage ponies […]

Gifted and Talented Programme and Early Intervention Programma article by “La Nueva España”

Yesterday  the news paper “La Nueva España” published an article about our   Access the full article by clicking on this link ?   https://www.lne.es/la-pizarra/2021/02/09/palacio-granda-unico-colegio-privado-34305364.html    

#IAmAnISPScientist

This year  ISP students, among them Palacio de Granda , are invited to participate in #IAmAnISPScientist, a free STEM research project through citizen science. For students from 8 to 14 years old.   This program includes inspiring opportunities to interact with CTEM professionals behind cutting-edge scientific innovation and discovery, encouraging students to consider and explore […]

“Education must innovate to add and improve students in all facets of their lives” Daily article “La Razón

We are a group of schools with a clear focus: putting learning at the heart of everything we do. It is exciting to train and educate our students in a comprehensive way, in the knowledge and passion for learning, in values, in their language strength, as well as in personal development both inside and outside […]

Ecopets Contest

Our ECOpets contest was part of the Ecoescuelas plan, in order to promote the reuse of materials, as well as the creativity of the students. This week we have delivered our prizes to the winners in conjunction with the Association “Espertar Animal” of Siero. The gifts have been a donation for said association and the […]

“Welcome to my Hotel”

At the School we carry out an Early Stimulation Program, created to serve all students, from Second to Third of Primary Education, with a significantly early development for their age and educational level, and / or who stand out for their effort and constancy in all subjects. The purpose of this Program is to be […]

Article by newspaper “La Nueva España”

Choosing a school is one of the most important decisions made throughout a child’s life, since it will mark their future, that is why it is worth choosing a center such as Palacio de Granda International School, where learning is taken care of especially from the first moment, with all kinds of advantages for the […]

We know that this year has been very difficult and that these holidays will not be like always, but not for that reason we have lost the Christmas spirit and the illusion of sharing with our loved ones. Our students have made a beautiful Christmas carol with a lot of love and a great message. […]

Emotional processing and executive functions in gifted and talented students.

Palacio de Granda school, through a collaboration agreement with the Nebrija University and the Doctoral candidate Ana Fernández Mera, participates in a series of tests, as part of its research on emotional processing and executive functions in highly capable students. The objective is to understand the emotional processing and executive functions in our younger students […]

Create your net cable

In this term in the ICT  as a culmination of everything seen in the subject of computer networks, the 4th ESO students have had to make and test their own network cable following the T568B standard. For this, at first they have had to find out on the internet about the process to continue searching […]

Olafur Eliasson and the chromatic circle

The Guggenheim in Bilbao has organized this year an exhibition of the Danish artist Olafur Eliasson (although now we cannot see it, it will be until April 2021). Eliasson is known the world over for his large-scale installations in which he plays with lights, colors and environments. In “Your uncertain shadow”, which can be seen […]

FLASHMOB HALLOWEEN

Today our Primary students have delighted us with an incredible “Flashmob” in order to celebrate Halloween. They have learned the choreography during the week and with this activity they were able to enjoy all together, following the distance and safety measures. You can see the activity in the video. Happy Halloween! ??

¡LEGEASport and LAUDE Palacio de Granda together!

LEGEASport and the LAUDE Palacio de Granda school have signed an agreement in which LEGEASport will be the responsible supplier of the Official Equipment for the extracurricular sports activities of the school. The signing of the Collaboration Agreement between both entities took place this morning at the LAUDE Palacio de Granda school facilities, and was […]

Special report by La Nueva España “La Pizarra”

Our students have returned to school “happy and with an unbeatable disposition to adapt to the changes derived from covid-19, following all the rules established in the protocol that we have developed, which includes even stricter measures than those imposed by the Principality, since for us the most important thing is the safeguarding of all […]

LAUDE Schools awarded ‘Best International Educational Project’ by La Razón Newspaper

LAUDE Schools was acknowledged as ‘Best International Educational Project’, when it was presented with the award granted by the La Razón newspaper as part of its well-known Corporate Excellence Awards. The award positions LAUDE Schools as a reference point within the education industry. Due to the fact that it belongs to an international educational group […]

Graduation of our pupils in 5 Years and 6ºPRI

Today we celebrated the graduation of our pupils in 5 Years and 6ºPRI who have reached the end of their stage and are now moving up into Primary and Secondary respectively. It is always an emotional time to look back on the past few years, the activities and the happy memories and look forward to […]

Aitana and Clara, from 5th Primary, national champions in the Young Reporters for the Environment Eco-Schools competition

Congratulations to our students Aitana and Clara, from 5th PRI, who have become national champions in the Young Reporters for the Environment Eco-Schools competition, with their project “Marine Pollution”, with which they will go to the international competition.

1ºESO END OF YEAR PROJECT IN BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY

For their end of year project in Biology and Geology, our 1st ESO students have made a self-irrigation pot using recycled materials. We look forward to seeing the progress of the seeds of their choice in September.

Learning about different periods of history

In their IPC project, 2nd Primary students have been learning about different periods of history and, among other things, have recreated scenes of life in prehistoric times, such as prehistoric caves, rock art, etc. They have also made their own inventions and have had a lot of fun with this project.

Face the Coronavirus

We greatly appreciate Avelino´s Fernández Terán participation, father of Carlota (1ºA), Physician, Dentist of SESPA and Medical Director of Policlínico Sierosalud, who gave an interesting talk to students from 1º to 3º of Primary, “Face the Coronavirus”, with the aim of informing everyone about the Coronavirus, its origin and the protocols to be observed.

World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated today, June 5th, hosted by Colombia, and is the most important date in the official United Nations calendar for promoting environmental action. Since 1974, 5th June has become a global public platform that brings together governments, businesses, celebrities and citizens around a pressing environmental issue. We would like to congratulate [...]

First day back in the classroom

With great joy, today, June 4th, we welcomed  2º BAC students, who are returning to the classrooms to prepare for the EBAU. Welcome!

2º Bachillerato students return to the classrooms to prepare for the EBAU.

To our children, students and staff in Europe, Our world changed and we all adapted as a global learning community. Our school buildings were temporarily closed, but you continued to learn and get better together from home. You pulled together as communities, you supported each other and made learning and working from home possible. We [...]

Virtual Buddy Exchange Program

During May and June, 4 of our students who are part of the program, Virtual Buddy Exchange Program : Marina A. 3º ESO, Sara L. 4º ESO, Miguel M. 3º ESO and Adrián D. 3º ESO, had the opportunity to be in contact with other students from the group of ISP schools from Mexico, Ecuador […]

Talk about minerals and rocks

Yesterday, during our IPC class in 1º Primary, Susana Torno, Civil and Mining Engineering Professor of the University of Oviedo, joined us to talk about minerals and rocks. It was a very dynamic class where the students learned many new things about the uses of rocks and minerals in our daily lives. Susana taught them [...]

Forces and Structures

As the conclusion to the theme of “Forces and Structures” to apply the concepts seen, our 2nd ESO students designed and built some structures, using recycled paper, so that they could fulfill a series of conditions, for example, to pass a load test of a minimum of 6 kg (30 times its weight) during 5 [...]

ISP Europe Online Chess Tournament

Whilst the safety and wellbeing of students, staff and families remains our top priority, the International Schools Partnership (ISP) continues to put learners and learning at the forefront of everything we do. Despite the temporary closure of our school buildings around the world due to COVID-19, learning and teaching continues through our distance learning approaches […]

#Versionathyssen

The Thyssen Museum has launched the 4th call for its competition for young  artist called “Versiona Thyssen”, which consists of reinterpreting 6 proposed works from the museum´s collection. Our 4th of E.S.O. and 1st Bachelor have participated with the following pieces:

4th Primary students celebrate their 1st Invention Competition

During the last few weeks, in 4th grade of Primary students have been learning and exploring structures and machines as part of one of the subjects in IPC. To finish the unit, the 1st edition of “Invention Competition” has been held. The students had a few days to plan and develop “new inventions” to surprise […]

ART REMAKES

During this quarantine, in arts, we had to be creative with what we had at home, but that did not limit our creativity. After the new fashion trend encouraged by several art museums to recreate works of art with what we had at home, at the Palacio de Granda we decided to do the same. […]

ICONICITY LEVELS

In 3rd course of ESO, during quarantine, we’ve been working through the levels of iconicity when representing a work of art. We have selected an object of reality and interpret it in three different ways: realistic (true to reality), figurative (based on reality but not copying it), and abstract (no resemblance to reality).

Book day 2020

In these complicated times in which we live, where the book is the only friend we can relate to as we always have, the Book Day celebrations are tinged with gratitude towards those pages that are filling up so many empty moments. 1st ESO students have participated in a reading of stories by authors from [...]

Earth Day

Today is #Earthday and our students are celebrating it from home, demonstrating support for environmental protection with their little actions. They are creating new life by planting seeds and vegetables. The seeds planted at the beginning of this year by our 4th Primary students at school in their IPC project, and some other ones of […]