Year 6 – Spanish Schools – Lesson 4 – Home Learning wk bg. 18th May 2020

This week I would like you to research Spanish schools and find out different aspect about them. After the research create a fact-file.

You could research the following:

Timings of a typical school day,

subjects taught in school,

Play times, lunch times,

After school clubs,

Exams and tests,

Summer holidays,

What age they start school

Here are some websites that will support you as well:-

http://www.spain-info.com/Living_in_Spain/Spanish-Schools.htm

https://www.donquijote.org/spanish-culture/traditions/education-in-spain/

https://www.expatica.com/es/education/children-education/education-in-spain-103110/

https://spainwise.net/education/

Good Luck and please let me know how your research goes!

29 thoughts on “Year 6 – Spanish Schools – Lesson 4 – Home Learning wk bg. 18th May 2020

  1. Subjects taught in school:
    In Spain, the compulsory subjects to teach are Spanish language and literature, mathematics, geography, history, a foreign language and physical education. The students can then decide which non-compulsory subjects they can participate in such as music, technology, a second foreign language and social studies.
    Summer holidays:
    In Spain, at school, the students have 3 holidays. The first on is a Christmas break on 23 December 2019 – 6 January 2020. The second holiday is a Easter break during 1–2 weeks between 4–21 April. The final holiday is a Summer break during 10–12 weeks between 18 June – 12 September.
    Timings of a typical school day:
    Most primary schools in Spain is from 09:00-12:00 and 15:00-17:00. In larger cities their break is shorter and the school runs from 09:00-14:00. In the middle of the day they have a break for lunch and a siesta. This can take up to two-and-a-half to three-hours. A siesta is when they have a break in the middle of the day to sleep. Some schools allow the pupils to arrive at school earlier in order to have breakfast and they also allow pupils to have lunch there. Additionally, some schools hold extra-curricular activity in the afternoon.

  2. most spanish schools run from 9 am to 5 pm, you have a 2 hour launch break from 1 pm to 3 pm. children can go to school from the age of 3 to 16. their christmas holiday is from 23 december to 6 January.

  3. Most Spanish schools run from 9 am to 5 pm and you have a 2 hour launch break from 1 pm to 3 pm.
    Children can go to school from the age of 3 to 16.
    Their Christmas holiday is from 23 December to 6 January.

  4. In Spain 3 to 16 years old can go to o school.
    Summer holidays last for a period.
    They start at the 23rd of June and ends at the 7th of September.

  5. Compulsory school starts at the age of 6. Around 30% of Spain’s schoolchildren go to private schools. To be accepted in a Spanish school you must carry out an interview with the school of your choice. If the lunch break lasts longer than a hour students will usually have the choice of going home to eat. Religious education in Spain is offered in state schools but it is not obligatory.

  6. It is compulsory for children who are six and above to go to school. There is six years of primary (primaria) in Spain. Then, there is four years of secondary school; children can stop going to school after the age of sixteen if they wish, or they can do another two years of education. State education is free in Spain from preschool age to eighteen years old. If the child does the extra two years, they will get something called Bachillerato certificate which is a bit like the A levels. If you get good marks in the Bachillerato exam, you can go to university if you want but you need to do an entrance exam to get admission.

  7. The Spanish educational system has 6 years of primary education followed by 4 years of secondary. Preschools are available for children under the age of 6 but are not compulsory. After high school Collage and University are of course available. Spain schooling is available to children from the age of three, although the compulsory age for starting school is five years old. In most Primary school the school days range from 9.00-12.00 and 15.00-17.00. They have a break in between for up to 3 hours for their lunch and siesta. A siesta is a short nap that all the Spanish children have after their special lunch. The children whose parents work are welcome to stay at school and have lunch there. The children in primary schools study Spanish literature, mathematics, social science(such as history, geography and biology), arts and study a foreign language sometimes they study 2 languages.

  8. Spanish school hours depend on the school, but there are two main schedules. Some schools run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a two-hour lunch break from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Other schools begin at 9 a.m. and end at 2 p.m., the typical lunchtime in Spain. School hours vary from school to school, but are usually from 9 am until 4 pm with a one-hour break for lunch, although an increasing number of schools don’t have a lunch break and finish classes at 2 pm. Lessons are usually divided into teaching periods of 45 minutes. They take a lot of time in school

  9. Some schools start at 9am and end at 5pm. The lesson that are taught is : languages , maths, geography, history, music, technology and social/moral studies. They have a 2 hour lunch time 1pm to 3pm.

  10. The Spanish schools start at 9 am and end at 5 pm. The subjects taught there are biology, chemistry, science, physics, art, physical education, history, mathematics. The kids usually start their education at 6 years old.

  11. Some schools start at 9am and end at 5pm. Languages, maths, geography, history, music, technology and social/moral studies. They have a 2 hour lunch time 1pm to 3pm. Their Christmas holiday is from 23 December to 6 January. The age that children start to school is 6 years old.

  12. In Spain, it is compulsory to go to school from ages 3-16.
    Summer holidays last for a period of
    They start at around the 23rd June and end at 7th September.
    There are a total of three main examinations.
    DELE,CELU and SIELE

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