“Good Practice Guideline” and measures for the displacement, during the time in GIAS, and after leaving school. We follow the WHO recommendations and the corresponding authorities.
If you detect any symptoms associated with COVID-19 or have been in close contact with a person who suffered COVID-19, you must not attend school. Staff members part of a high-risk group must notify their Head.
It is compulsory to enter the facilities through the main reception area, to use the hydroalcoholic gel, to disinfect your shoes and to have your temperature taken. No one can access the facilities to accompany students.
Comply with the allowed capacity limit in common workspaces, respecting the recommended interpersonal distance. Students, families, visits, and external services are allowed to use the outdoor areas, always accompanied by GIAS staff.
In-depth cleaning and disinfection. Cleaning will continue daily, with emphasis given in the common areas. Hydroalcoholic gels and disposable handkerchiefs available in all areas. The use of a mask is compulsory.
Choose the way to arrive at school that best guarantees the interpersonal distance. We recommend individual transport. The use of a mask is compulsory when traveling in public transport.
The use of the mask will be mandatory as long as the interpersonal distance cannot be kept. Hand hygiene must be carried out every 2 hours. The use of individual necessary material is recommended as far as possible.
In addition to place immediate measures, when opening our facilities in June and July, we are also working to be perfectly prepared for our come back in September.
Total immersion in English, the language used as our main means of communication at school.
International & American curriculum: critical-thinking, problem-solving, analytical skills.
Diverse community/International expertise: 10 different nationalities among the 16 international teacher.
Emphasis on the music, arts and sports: key areas in the educational project.
We are located in a unique environment: 30 minutes from Barcelona.
Digital skills: incorporating technology throughout the learning process.
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We follow an American Curriculum which relies on innovative methodology and an international perspective. English is the main medium of teaching. Students will, however, graduate to be trilingual in English, Spanish and Catalan. French language is introduced in 5th grade.
Music and arts are considered important parts of the curriculum and each is given significant time and consideration. Elementary students receive one on one instruction in a classical instrument. This provides them with self-discipline, order, precision and cultural sensibility of the arts.
Time is dedicated to Sports, promoting attributes of perseverance, discipline and teamwork. Students are able to participate in the following sports: baseball, volleyball, football, swimming and dance. Students have access to renovated physical education facilities where they can enjoy different sports.
The 21st century world is all about new technologies and challenging learning. That is the reason why, we transform the classroom experience from a traditional teacher-centered one into an innovative student-focused experience, where students take a more active role in their learning.