In Commemoration of the Anniversary of WW1

IB1 HISTORY students and 3rd Year Liceo Historia students are including the First World War Centenary commemorations as part of their IB or Liceo courses and have extended to audio visual work and presentations in assemblies. IB History 5th year students prepared the assembly or 3rd and 4th years, and then 3rd years prepared the assembly for 1st and 2nd years.

The students included a mix of films of WWI, a Prezi presentation explaining the war, and some YouTube documentaries with real footage. The general idea was to combine primary and secondary sources.

In Commemoration of the Anniversary of the 
Beginning of the FIRST WORLD WAR.

100 years on from the start of the First World War, the huge scale of the conflict and the enormous loss of life, is no less shocking today.

It is very important that we remember the sacrifice made by men and women from across the world who gave and suffered so much.

It is also important, with the benefit of hindsight, to improve our understanding of the causes and consequences of war, so wars like this, never happen again.

What does it mean to commemorate? The dictionary says:

“To commemorate an important event or person means to remember them by means of a special action, to make a ceremony, or produce a specially-created object.”

It also adds commemoration as “an honour, a salute”.

The WWI Centenary commemorations will provide an opportunity to explore and reflect on wars in history and pay tribute to the millions who died defending their countries.




A global guide to the First World War - interactive documentary

"Ten historians from 10 countries give a brief history of the First World War through a global lens. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage, including extraordinary scenes of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italian soldiers fighting high up in the Alps, the half-hour film explores the war and its effects from many different perspectives. You can watch the documentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic or Hindi thanks to our partnership with the British Academy."                                                               

World War I – A Hundred Years On: Chronology coverage of World War I (1914-18),
including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.

To read more
Click on the image.

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UK Trip 2014

The UK Trip is a remarkable opportunity for students to engage and mingle with British history and culture. Explorations from London to Edinburgh, including Cambridge, Bradford and York, St. Andrew’s to Cardiff, a glimpse of the Lake District region, Liverpool and Stratford-upon-Avon, to Bath and Stonehenge, and then back to London.  All of this makes for a truly unforgettable experience.

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Welcome Senior Prefects 2014

Our newly appointed Prefects are ready to embrace the challenges of a full and exciting academic year. The Prefects are appointed through an election process, voted by students and staff. The qualities sought in a candidate include; supportive, caring, and fair; a person with positive leadership skills; a respectful conduct towards others; has good organisational skills, and is a good role model with a strong sense of School Spirit.

1st Row: Iara Lindemann (Head of Senior), Inés Buero, Lilian Wang, Stephanie Cooper, Federica Sapelli
2nd Row: Martina Puente, María Clara Alvarez, Valentín Benoit, Federica Freyre, Ignacio Parral, Dora Sajevicius (Director of Liceo), Angela Storace (Pastoral Team)
3rd Row: Julio Reolón, Lucas Cobham, Josemaría Motta, Eugenio Plottier, Felipe Azadián, Santiago Strauch, Vicente Cancellara (Pastoral Team), David Rennie (Director of International Programme)
Absent: Paula Costa and María Eugenia Moro


Head Girl Paula Costa María Clara Alvarez
Head Boy Josemaría Motta Inés Buero
Lilian Wang María Eugenio Moro
Federica Sapelli Martina Puente
Stephanie Cooper Santiago Strauch
Federica Freyre Lucas Cobham
Valentín Benoit Felipe Azadián
Julio Reolón Ignacio Parral
Eugenio Plottier  


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