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King’s College School, La Moraleja celebrates its 10th Anniversary and officially opens its new building

On Friday 1st June, King’s College School, La Moraleja marked its 10th anniversary with a large celebration and the inauguration of a new school building. All the parents, pupils and alumni of the school were invited to attend the event; while the British Ambassador to Spain, Simon Manley, the Mayor of Alcobendas, Ignacio García de Vinuesa, the Councillor for the Environment, Maintenance and Institutional Relations in Alcobendas, María José Ortiz, and the founder and Chairman of King’s Group, Sir Roger Fry, were all in attendance, as well as several members of King’s Group and representatives from other schools in the Group.

Read the full press release here.





Visit from Madrid Firefighters

On June 8, Year 1 and Year 2 were visited by some wonderful firefighters who told them about the work they do to help people all over Madrid. It was great to meet some real life heroes who inspired our students. The talks were very interesting and the children had a wonderful time!




Year 4 Residential Trip to Somolinos

This month, Year 4 went on a residential trip to Somolinos where they learnt lots about the water cycle and visited the source of a river and followed it through to a lake nearby the residence we stayed in. They also shared what they had learnt with others through drama, dance, song and natural art/sculpture. The children also had a go at zip lining and took part in a night time group task which involved reading maps and following symbols to gather information to crack a secret code. They all had a lot of fun!




Talent Show KCS

KCS La Moraleja held its Secondary Talent Show on Monday 26th June - amazing performances all round!
 
Winners were Charlotte Salaun 7G, Mikayil Sadikov 6C and Joey Roso 8N. 

 




May Fair 2018

On 26th May, we attended the annual May Fair hosted by our sister school in Soto de Viñuelas. As always, the event was a great success, raising a fantastic amount of money for our four charities: Amigos de Nyumbani, APAMA Alcobendas, Fundación Juegaterapia and Bomberos Ayudan. A huge thank you to everyone who took part in what was a great day!




COBIS Games in Sheffield

This month, our pupils competed in the COBIS Games in Sheffield, UK. We enjoyed some great success in numerous events, and even finished 6th overall. Well done - we're very proud of you all!




British Embassy Art Competition

Delfina in Year 9 won the British Embassy Art Competition with her wonderful poem and beautiful painting about the Royal Wedding! Congratulations to Delfina and to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle!




Wellbeing Ambassadors

This month, we celebrated the good work our Wellbeing Ambassadors have been doing with some pizza in the library, where we also discussed their plans for making sure the rest of the pupils are stress-free. Well done! We're very proud of you!




COBIS Art Competition - "Mother Nature and the Environment"

The theme for this year's COBIS Art Competition was "Mother Nature and the Environment", so our pupil's looked at the impact of plastic on the ocean and made all sorts of different pieces of art using plastic. They all did a fantastic job!