Stories from The Olive Tree

Warning: DO NOT OPEN

Just an ordinary morning at the Olive Tree School … or was it? What happens when you don’t heed a warning?  Year 4 certainly found out today! The box clearly said, “Do not open?” Carpets ruffled, shelves emptied and bedding straw everywhere! Total destruction! The box...

Family Newsletter, Week 7

Dear families, Hope you are having a restful weekend. Friday's Movie Night was a great success. Thank you very much to our dedicated Events Committee for organising and running it. We also thank Year 1 and 2 families for supporting this lovely evening, as well as the...

What is Love?

Today, in honour of St. Valentine, the Year 11s began their class by typing into Google “What is…” to test their predictions on this most searched question on the internet. The answer, of course, was “What is…love?”  This age-old question has beguiled scholars and...

Family Newsletter, Week 6

Dear families, We hope you have had a lovely weekend. We would like to thank Carolina Falcone for her visits last week into secondary to teach Yoga breathing to all our pupils. We are looking forward to incorporating this valuable practice into our routine in order to...

Family Newsletter, Week 5

Dear families, I hope it's been a lovely weekend for you. Miss Fifi's Great Adventure, the junior Musical Theatre Club's production last week was a huge success! It was very well attended, too. The children worked extremely hard and created a wonderful production. We...

Family Newsletter, Week 4

Dear families, I hope it's been a good weekend for you. A busy week just gone with the secondary Science trip to Barcelona, a fun No Pen & Paper Day for many, and the last few rehearsals of the lovely production of the junior Musical Theatre Club show, Miss Fifi!...

Family Newsletter, Week 3

Dear families, I hope you've had a lovely weekend, perhaps at the Tres Tombs fiesta in Vilanova or at the opening night of the fiesta mayor in Sant Pere. We have rather a lot of viruses in school at the moment, both gastric and respiratory. Thank you for protecting...

Back in Time For School

When studying any topic or era within History, I believe it is essential and of such value to bring the children’s learning to life through creative drama and role play; allowing them the chance to experience even a small snapshot of what it was like to live years...

Family Newsletter, Week 2

Dear families, The primary children had a lovely Spanish Arts Day in Barcelona on Friday. They visited the Ciutadella Park and the permanent collection at the Picasso Museum. They also took part in a workshop at the museum, where they painted a Picasso-style portrait....

Family Newsletter, Week 1 Spring Term

Dear families, We hope you have had a lovely Christmas break; we now wish you a very happy 2019. Your news this morning:   WHOLE SCHOOL   Outdoor Classroom in the playground Thanks to your fundraising and the organisation of the Events Committee, we have a...

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