Transforming Playtime: The Playtime Revolution at Primary

Playtime, an integral part of a child's school day, often serves as a break for fun, physical exercise and socializing. However, at LES Primary, an innovative transformation is underway, redefining playtime as an essential component of learning through the adoption of the OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning) approach. The journey to embrace OPAL emerged from [...]

Benefits of Multilingualism: Healthier Brains

Several studies show the multiple benefits of multilingualism: from better problem solving, to more gray matter, to the prevention of Alzheimer's. Keep your brain healthy and interconnected by learning languages! Interview with the expert - Mr. Baldwin, Professor of Modern Languages ​​at LES What is your relationship with languages? I speak 5 languages ​​(English, German, Spanish, [...]

What to do with children at Easter: learning on holidays

What to do with children at Easter ? These holidays are the perfect time to rest and get ready for the last few months of the school year, but they can also be a perfect time to choose activities that will help them learn and have fun. We are going to review some activities for […]

Carnival crafts for children in kindergarten

Carnival crafts for children allow the little ones to make their own accessories and enjoy one of their favorite festivities. During carnival they can dress up as their favorite characters and enjoy the festivities. At Lady Elizabeth School we have a carnival party every year for all our pupils, where the little ones are the […]

English language qualifications that don’t expire and remain valid

There are different official English language examinations, promoted by educational organisations that set their own requirements. Obtaining an official language certificate means having a document that, effectively, accredits the level of knowledge of the person who has passed the test. However, there are English diplomas that do not expire, and diplomas that must be renewed […]

What are the 10 most spoken languages in the world?

There is an enormous linguistic wealth in the world. Although there are no official figures due to the complexity of keeping official records, it is estimated that around 7,000 different languages are spoken in the world, in addition to many other dialects and languages derived from the main languages. The most widely spoken languages in […]

Characteristics of British education

The characteristics of British education are what determine the effectiveness of this educational process. At Lady Elizabeth School we successfully apply the principles of British education, based on language learning from the earliest academic years.  Our commitment to education is based on a teaching process that has been proven successful for generations, and integrates modern […]

Active methodologies in physical education

Active methodologies in physical education. Practical application Active methodologies in physical education allow students to get involved in class and to be aware of the importance of a healthy lifestyle and the regular practice of sports routines for their future. Active methodologies can also be applied in physical education classes, through games, cooperative activities and […]

How children learn English, methods of reinforcement

How do children learn English? Why does an adult not assimilate the language at the same rate as children do? These questions have to do with children's learning capacity and the advantages of the youngest children to memorize the basics of the language.  The answer is that from the age of two to six, our [...]

The importance of sports education in a school program

Sports education is a basic topic of the school process. Improving motor skills and learning a series of healthy routines are the two main advantages of physical sports education, so it is important that students of all ages have adequate sports facilities that offer the possibility of practicing different sports in safe environments.  At Lady [...]


RESULTS ARE IN!!! Congratulations to our Sixth Form students on achieving fantastic results in what has been an extraordinary academic year.? Join us in CONGRATULATING all our students!

Lady Elizabeth & Laude School kick-start Coronavirus Community Support

The Lady Elizabeth School in Benitachell and other Laude Schools across Spain kick-start school and community Coronavirus support initiatives Sensitive to the challenges the Coronavirus pandemic is generating, Laude Schools (Colegios Laude), a group of 10 schools in Spain and part of the International Schools Partnership, has launched a series of initiatives to help not […]

LES School Closure – Cierre del Colegio: Coronavirus

Following the latest instructions just announced by the Conselleria de Educacion of the Valencian Community, it is unfortunately mandatory for us to close The Lady Elizabeth School as from next Monday March 16th. As always, the safety and wellbeing of our students, staff and families is our top priority. Tomorrow will be a normal day […]

Distance Learning

OVER 1,100 STUDENTS OF THE LADY ELIZABETH SCHOOL IN BENITATXELL WILL CONTINUE WITH THEIR DISTANCE LEARNING The indefinite closure of all schools decreed yesterday by the Conselleria de Educacion will not be a disruption of class for over 1,100 students of over 50 different nationalities from The Lady Elizabeth School (LES) in Benitatxell, Alicante. Starting […]

Year 12 & 13 Students FINALISTS at the StartInnova Conference

What a result! The entrepreneurial projects, ECOSCAN and Organization of Studies and Work (OET), presented by Year 12 students of our school, have been selected as finalists in their respective categories, from a total of 44 projects from different schools of the Valencian Community, in the second edition of the STARTINNOVA initiative. This program is […]

Drama Department Update

Spotlight on Performing Arts By Suzanne Millington The performing arts department is such a happy place for me to spend my days with excellent and dedicated staff and pupils that surprise and delight us every day with their achievements and progress. There is so much for young performers to do on a weekly basis in […]

UCAS Registrations

The first round of applications through UCAS to study in the UK is now complete. Other students are still waiting for university decisions or being invited for interviews, some of which are online. Students who are applying to study in The Netherlands and Canada are also completing the applications process before their deadline later this month. This is an exciting as […]

Claremont School Summer Camp

One of sister schools Claremont School in the UK has kindly opened up their AMAZING SUMMER CAMP for other ISP learners. This is a unique opportunity for LES learners to experience the UK and the camp includes cultural excursions, English language courses and specialist programs in Performing Arts, Sports and STEM. The Camp is available for students […]

Early Years Foundation Stage – Why?

We recently spent some time chatting with our Head of Primary School, Caroline Smith, on WHY we offer EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE (EYFS) schooling.  What is the benefit and why should parents consider this? Our EYFS is centred around child led, play based learning, following the Early Years Framework as set out in the English National Curriculum.  It encompasses In the Moment Planning (ItMP), which allows […]

University Fair 2020

OLIVIA putts to VICTORY in PGA Spanish Finals!

Year 12 Student Olivia stormed to victory in the PGA Spanish Finals recently and we couldn’t be more proud! The Ligas PGA run tournaments throughout the year from different regions throughout Spain including the Canary Islands and with each tournament players gain points in order to qualify for the PGA Spanish finals. The finals this […]

Saul Swims to Victory

We spoke to Year 12 Student Saul Blanco about his recent achievement placing for both breastroke and medley in the Wiesbaden Trophae competition in Germany recently. Where and when was the competition? The competition was from the 31st of October until the 3rd of November. The competition was in a city called Wiesbaden, where the […]

Robotics Club

We recently chatted to TOM WELLS who participates in our weekly Robotics Club… Why did you get interested in robotics? I got interested in robotics because it seemed like a fun club to try out and it’s related to what I want to do, programming…. Have you been doing robotics at school for a long time?  I […]

Hockey Club

We spoke to BERBER and FLORA who are active members of the LES Hockey Club… What are the benefits of joining a hockey team? Joining a hockey team is a fun way of learning team skills and have a good amount of exercise Who is your coach? Our coach is a professional hockey trainer from the Valencia federation. She is experienced in the […]

Duke of Edinburgh -Sierra Bernia Mountain Walk

The latest Duke of Edinburgh International Award mountain walk saw a group of students and teachers tackling the circular Sierra Bernia route.  This involved a steep and slippery climb and then crawling through a dripping cave, to be rewarded with fabulous sunny views of Altea and Benidorm on the south side of the mountain.  There was time for a […]

Wells for Senegal

Ex-pupil and lunchtime supervisor Fernando Manzanares has been heavily involved in the Wells for Senegal project, supported by the school.  He recently updated us on the progress of this project which is making a significant positive impact in the region. LES donated the sum of €1,833 which was raised through our Carnaval on the Cumbre event and […]

Tritones Making Waves at Denia Beach Clean Up

Every year in Autumn the Environmental Counsellor from Denia Town Council and the Marine Reserve of Cabo San Antonio organise a volunteer activity to clean up rubbish the has entered the marine environment and coastline of Denia. This year a total of 200 volunteers participated on foot, from boat, kayak and also SCUBA diving. The […]

LES Amigos Coffee Morning

This week the LES Amigos (Parent Association) hosted their monthly coffee morning in the Primary Comedor with guest speaker Laura Alexander who addressed the group on the subject of relationships and sex education and how, why and when parents should approach the subject with their children. A very informative chat was paired with coffee, tea, […]

MABS Autumn Walk for Cancer

Sunday the 13th of October sees the MABS AUTUMN WALK take place at 11am from The Castle in Moraira. This worthy charity aims to raise funds through fun runs and walks to support cancer sufferers and their families. The Autumn walk is for everyone and is stretched over 5km, registration is at 9.30am at Moraira […]