Next wednesday 25th, Sarah and Sussie, two middle School teachers from Robert C. Parker School in Albany N.Y. will visit our School to establish an international collaboration between both schools in which students could live for a few days the experience of another type of education in a foreign country.
The visitors will be observing and team teaching a creative writing and art class to 2nd of ESO students. Robert C. Parker School is an open minded, Project oriented School that emphasises creativity, passion driven and outdoors activities as important points for the curriculum. Robert C Parker embraces the idea of outdoors-teaching, and also the importance of renewable energies and environmental sciences by sharing its 77 acres of meadows, woods, and creeks with their students.
Alex, a senior student at Bennington College in Vermont, will also speak with 4th and 1st of Bachillerato students about the process they should follow if they want to apply to an American university, something that may particularly interes to some of them.
We promote these initiatives because we share the common aim to offer a diverse group of children through a rich and responsive program, the opportunity to become as emotionally secure, intellectually vibrant, ethically aware and socially responsable as possible.
From last year, St. Peters School is able to offer Cambridge’s International AS and A Level Examinations. It will add our students an “international perspective” to their profile in addition to their Spanish Curriculum.
The CIE is the world’s largest provider of international qualifications for 14-19 year olds. These qualifications are taken in 150 countries and are recognized across the world.
It helps learners meet the demands of twenty-first century study and make a successful transition to higher education. They learn to explore different and sometimes opposing perspectives on issues where there is usually no right or wrong answer.