Monday, 18 June 2018

Some interesting figures 2017 / 2018

Every june I try to make a summary about my academic year. After many days, weeks, months, terms of hard work .... here we have the well deserved rest & holidays!... and some numbers.

Mr. Legaz' academic year 2017-2018 in quick figures...

- I have been teaching 237 students
-11 groups of teaching. Geography: Key Stage 3  - 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B
                                                         Key Stage 4  -  10, 11
                                           History:  Key Stage 3  - 7A, 7B , 8A                                      
- More than 1200 teaching hours (not included substitutions, duties, etc)
- More than 44 test, it means around 1000 tests and 237 exercise books marked 1000 times!!!
- Around 1000 grades and comments on reports.
- 108 projects in geography and history.
- Countless notes in diaries and some phone calls to parents
- Many parents evenings, tutorial appointments and teacher meetings 
- And millions of SILENCE please and behave properly! Thank you!


Graduation year 13s (2018)

Dear year 13 (students of 2000),
Congratulations for your graduation this Friday. 
Wishing the BEST for the future to you all!


Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Summer letter 2018

Estimados padres y alumnos de “Geography” en year 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B, 10, 11 y “History” year 7A, 7B y 8A :

Como cada año cuando llegan estas fechas, me gusta comunicarme con vosotros para agradecer vuestro apoyo y trabajo desde casa. Este ha sido otro año intenso, y no sólo en lo académico. Agradezco vuestro reconocimiento y apoyo durante todos estos meses.

Espero disfrutéis de un buen verano y merecido descanso. Como cada año, recomiendo se siga en contacto con actividades relacionadas con la lectura y repaso de conceptos aprendidos durante el año. Algunos estudiantes de “year 7, 8 y 9” han recibido en estos dias un “summer-pack”. En los comentarios de las notas he puesto quien debe hacer el trabajo de verano. Son actividades de repaso para aquellos que han suspendido o han aprobado pero creo que necesitan reforzar la/s asignatura/s de cara al curso que viene. No olvidéis traerlo hecho a la vuelta de vacaciones y entregarlo en la primera semana como “year 8, 9 ó 10”.
Aquí tenéis un enlace con las instrucciones por si han perdido la documentación que he entregado a los alumnos.

Para mis estudiantes de year 10 espero reviséis algo durante estos meses y para los de year 11, espero tengáis buenos resultados en los IGCSE y disfrutéis de un gran verano.

También espero que durante esta pausa veraniega, descansemos y el sol nos recargue a todos de energía para así empezar el nuevo curso con fuerza y energía renovada.

Un abrazo y gracias una vez más.

Félix Legaz


Dear parents and students of "Geography" in year 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9A, 9B, 10, 11 and "History" year 7A, 7B & 8A,

This year and like in previous ones, I want to communicate with you to thank you for the support and help provided from home. It has been another long hard year in many ways, not just academically. As usual, I really appreciate your support and understanding during all these months.

I hope you enjoy a great summer and deserved rest. I recommend you follow up with reading-related activities and review of concepts learned during the year. Some students in "year 7, 8 and 9" have received a "summer-pack" already, there is a reminder on the reports about the students that must do it. They are summer activities for those who have failed or they are at the edge and I think they need to strengthen their knowledge in my subject/s for next year. Please, do not forget to bring it done in September and hand it in the first week you are back to school again, as year 8, 9 or 10. There is a link here, just in case the students have lost the hand out with all the information.

For my year 10s do not forget to revise a little bit during the summer break and for my year 11 students, I just hope you have a great summer and nice IGCSE results as well.

I also hope that this summer break will bring us lots of sun and rest, so we will be back to work with renewed strength and energy.

Regards and thank you very much one more time.

Félix Legaz

Tuesday, 5 June 2018

World Environment Day 2018 (Beat plastic pollution)

World Environment Day is the biggest annual event for positive environmental action and takes place every 5 June. This year’s host country India has chosen the theme "beat plastic pollution" and will be at the centre of celebrations around the planet.
World Environment Day is a day for everyone, everywhere. Since it began in 1972, global citizens have organized many thousands of events, from neighbourhood clean-ups, to action against wildlife crime, to replanting forests.
As I said,the theme for World Environment Day 2018 is Beat Plastic Pollution. For more information on plastic pollution, check out the #BeatPollution page on marine pollution. 
Remember.... every little helps! We all could do something to improve our planet!

Friday, 1 June 2018


Important Information for some Year 7s, 8s and 9s

Who? Failed students, students graded as C- or with other academic circumstances that the teacher thinks they must do this work during the summer holiday. I gave you a hard copy already but I will remind you in your report if you need to do it.

What? You should read the instructions below (click on them) and use information from your exercise book and text book to answer the questions.

How?. You must give your answer using paper (DIN A4)
For some answers, you may write, use pictures, spider maps and drawings (if it is necessary) 

When? The deadline, when this "summer work" must be handed in, it will be the week you are back to school as year 8, 9 or 10.

CLICK down here or on the tags above (GEOG 7, 8 or 9/ HIST 7 or 8)



Thursday, 31 May 2018

Reminder about 3rd TERM (projects & presentations)




- All about Spain 

7A  13 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

7B  13 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

- Explaining .......................                                                     
8A  12 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

8B  14 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

- Renewable & Non-renewable

9A  14 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

9B  14 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)



- The Black Death 

7A  14 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

7B  14 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

- Similarities & Differences

8A  15 / 06 / 2018   Groups 1, 2 ,3 and 4 (10 mins.each)

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Year 9s Trip to Valencia.... some tips

Get ready for the exiciting trip to VALENCIA. Do not forget to do your packing list in advance. If you do not know how to do one, here you have an example.... CLICK HERE.
Enjoy in Valencia !!

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