The 4th of April teacher organized a special afternoon for students and pupils, In the Anna Frank Primary School . They proposed to them Gregg Segal’s exhibition, an activity where they could recycling coffee pods, an activity where mums and dads discovered how they can use the food that usual is trashed and an activity about the organic compost. All these activities wanted to show how is possible to give a new life to the objects and the foods. We only need a bit of imagination. Are we a creative city or not?!?
This project started in October and finished in January. Every week we went for two hours in a swimming pool were two teachers helped pupils to live in a better way their relationship with water. It was also an opportunity to increase their friendship and to discover the good health habits.
This activity was organised in a game: during the lesson pupils understood the importance of a balanced diet for a good healthy habits. The teacher learned the differences between protein, carbohydrate and fiber, also showing a lot of food exemples.
The hospital school visited the temporary exhibition about local food and archeological finds in our area. The students had the opportunity to discover the origins of our culinary tradition investigating the features, lifestyles and activities of the Roman settlements along the ‘Food Valley’. The students got also the chance to compare today’s culinary habits with the Roman gastronomic specialities.
The temporary exhibition was about advertising in the XX century. The students had the opportunity to explore the top advertising campaigns for promoting Italian food and beverages and specifically we focused our activity on local brands. After the visit the students were asked to create their own advertisements to promote local food using the advertising strategies.
On the 13th of February, Carnival day, the children dressed up like their favourite food. They had made their costume at home
with their parents.
Two cooks came at school and made a cocktail with apples, pears, oranges, tangerine, carrots, celery and
fennel . The teachers have dressed up like these fruits and vegetables. All together drank this healthy drink and danced with
On Wednesday 24 January, in the kindergarten S. Neri there was a meeting with the expert in nutrition, food safety and
psychological science Fabio Bussacchini. The teachers wanted to reflect with the parents about the correct use of food from the
young age. In the first part of the meeting the expert tell about the scientific theories. Then he answers to the parents’ questions.
First of all the class calculates the perimeter of the gym and makes a table.
At the beginning of each lesson, all the pupils are invited to run for three minutes ( but the time of the run could be increased ) and to count the laps that they can complete around the gym .
After the run, a pupil calculates the total of the laps and multiplies them by the perimeter of the gym ( 84 meters) and fills the table.
At the end of school year, the teacher calculates the total run kilometres and the class, according to the distance achieved, decides where to go on the map.
The aim of the activity for each class is go as far as possible .
On December 18th, our 5th grade students visited the athletics track of Denia, where they practiced a series of activities corresponding to the Didactic Unit of Physical Education “Initiation to athletics.” The children participated in different tests, such as races or long boat. At the beginning of the session, the Physical Education teacher explained to them the parties that have the track and where the different athletic modalities are carried out. Then they made a warm up before the main activities that were: race of 80m, 400m and 1000m. The students chose in this case the proof they wanted to make. The session ended with the long button. The activity was very motivating and rewarding for all students, and we emphasize this because it is included in the subject of our Erasmus + project with the theme: LET’S MOVE, HEALTHY HABITS.
The 3rd and 4th grade students of our school visited the Dénia Sports Center where they participated in a circuit of obstacles and enjoyed some aquatic games.
These activities are part of the Erasmus + project that the school carries out. Some experiences in the person of our students are:
“I went for a pool trip.I had a good time.We have walked on a mattress above the water.We swam a lot in the pool “(Anas)
“Last Friday my friends and I visit the pool.When we arrived we made an obstacle course.Then we went to the pool to make some ways to swim. We also went to a smaller pool where we passed on a cork mattress “(Ruben).
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Deconstructing Education: creative and inclusive schools in gastronomic cities