Senior

A green coloured Sunday

Sunday 28th October saw four rugby matches between The British Schools and our old friends and rivals, Stella Maris, in the U14 and U15; and against the Old Christians Club in the U16 and U17 categories.

We are pleased to report that The British Schools won all four games. We would particularly like to congratulate the U17 team who are now the Uruguayan rugby champions. The U15 team won all the matches played in the final rounds of the tournament, although there is no official championship.

Almost 100 students participated on Sunday. No team goes through a season these days without injuries, so the contribution of all squad members is vital to a team’s success. Our teams are coached by former students of the School, many of whom are still playing, and we thank them too for their enthusiasm and dedication. 

The teamwork and effort shown throughout the year has yielded marvelous results!

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National Mathematics Olympiad

The National Mathematics Olympiad had a total of four rounds. The first three took place at The British Schools throughout the year. From these rounds, students Alejandro Seré, Dikran Bakkalian, Gabriel Faes, Joaquín Salmon and Skye Atkyns classified for the Finals. 

Last Saturday, the aforementioned students participated in the finals that took place at School and Liceo Elbio Fernández. The following distinctions were obtained: Alejandro Seré, GOLD medal and Dikran Bakkalian, SILVER medal.

Alejandro and Dikran succeeded in qualifying for the Rioplatense Mathematics Olympiad that will take place in Buenos Aires from 1st to 5th December.

 
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2018 CAS Fair

The 2018 CAS Fair took place last Wednesday, 24th October. The objective of the Fair was for 5YL students to share this year’s experience with those who will embark in this activity next year.

Through the information portrayed on the stands and in the videos, 4YL students were able to gain an interesting insight of the CAS programme from their peers.

We would like to thank all those involved: Directors, students of 5YL and 4YL, CAS tutors, teachers in general and members of OBC & OGC who attended on the day.

 
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“MateClubes” Olympiad

Congratulations to all The British Schools students who participated in the finals in this activity which took place at Liceo 20 last Saturday, 20th October.

Special thanks go to the Maths Department and teacher Natalia Sande, for promoting this activity and sharing their time with the students.

These are the names of the participating students:

Alejandro Seré GOLD / Dikran Bakkalian GOLD / Gabriel Faes SILVER / Agustín López HONORS MENTION / Joaquín Salmon SILVER / Guzmán Zugnoni SILVER / Cipriano Dorbessan HONORS MENTION / Federico Vareika / Skye Atkins

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Sports trip to Rosario - Argentina

A group of 74 students from 1YL travelled to the city of Rosario, Argentina, to play rugby and hockey matches during the long weekend from Friday 12th to Monday 15th.

The boys played against Club Atlético del Rosario, both Saturday and Sunday. They won one match and drew even in the other one.

The girls saw a tie against Old Resian Club on Saturday and lost the match against Club Atlético del Rosario.

Besides the sports activity, they took the opportunity to visit the city and share time together. It is worth noting that the group was very well behaved in general and this trip resulted in a great experience for all involved.

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Educational outing to Fray Bentos

As part of the field trip, students from 5YL visited the Ex Frigorífico Anglo (Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape), Solari Museum and Young Theatre. The aims of the visit were: to appreciate a city and its British settlement which were fundamental in the history of the XIX and XX centuries; learn about the labour world of that era as they toured the museum and the industrial facilities, reflect about the importance of Luis A. Solari’s work and his connection with the meat factory and the city’s life; to visit the Young theatre and appraise its restoration, as well as learning of the history of the Young family which was emblematic in the development of the department.

PDF Book: click image 

“INAC ha impulsado la publicación de este libro, pues en él se identifican las características más importantes del modo en que el país concibe los procesos productivos agroindustriales, que son hoy base de la estrategia agropecuaria nacional, como el agregado de valor desde la producción primaria hasta la comercial, la innovación, el soporte científico y el desarrollo de proyectos sustentables en base a materias primas renovables en equilibrio con el medio ambiente.”

INAC. (2016). LEMCO, un coloso de la industria cárnica en Fray Bentos, Uruguay [Digital book]. Retrieved from: http://www.inac.gub.uy/innovaportal/v/13709/4/innova.front/lemco-un-coloso-de-la-industria-carnica-en-fray-bentos-uruguay-libro-digital

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Reading Club - Loqueleo Santillana

On Tuesday, 9th October, students from 2YL participated in the “Club de Lectores Loqueleo Santillana” at the 41st International Book Fair that was held in the City Hall.

They prepared a video in “booktuber” style which depicted a review of the book “La novia del incendiario” by Sebastián Pedrozo.

The Reading Club activity organised by the Spanish Department continues showing the value of reading whilst also making it fun!

Photos courtesy of Lorena Montesanto for Loqueleo - Santillana

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SUMMUM Cup & Champagnat Tournament

The Summum Cup took place at Woodlands school where our students participated in Hockey and Rugby in the M16 category, achieving very good results.

In Rugby, there were victories against Círculo de Tenis and PSG.

In Hockey, a victory against Woodlands and a draw against Jesús María. Both teams played semifinals in which Polo achieved victory after extra times, and in Hockey, St. Patrick’s won 1-0.

26 students participated in the under M13 in the Torneo Descalzos (Club Champagnat), led by Santiago Civetta and Joaquín Alonso.

They played four matches against Champagnat, Seminario, Lobos and Cuervos.

It was a great event involving more than 800 students from different schools and clubs from Montevideo and the provinces.

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Silver Medal win at the IbMO

 XXXIII Iberoamerican Mathematical Olympiad

The IbMO (Iberoamerican Mathematical Olympiad), with the participation of 26 countries, took place in Spain and Portugal between the 21st and 29th September.

We are very proud to announce that our student, Alejandró Seré, who was part of the Uruguayan Delegation, was awarded the Silver Medal.

We congratulate Alejandro for his extraordinary performance and we would like to highlight his dedication and commitment.

Recommended note: "La Copa Puerto Rico ha sido para Uruguay el país con mayor progreso" europa press 

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