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Exponential STEaM Campus

16th May 2018

The registration period for the Exponential STEaM Campus, designed by Aonia Nueva Educación and organised by El Limonar International School Villlamartín, is now open.


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Viento Norte Sur

21st March 2018

The charity Viento Norte Sur delivers aid and donations to local Nomadic communities and schools near to Merzouga, in Morocco.


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Work Experience

2nd March 2018

As part of our Professional Guidance Programme and during the month of February, our Work Experience took place and our Y12’s benefited from it.


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I Athletics Sports Day

1st March 2018

Our students participated in the first ever ELIS Villamartín Athletics Sports Day which took place at the facilities of the Polideportivo of El Pilar de la Horadada.


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III ELIS INSET Day

21st February 2018

As part of our commitment to ongoing professional development, last Friday saw El Limonar International School Murcia host its annual INSET Day for both teaching and non-teaching staff, this year for staff from both ELIS schools.


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VII University Fair

8th February 2018

After six successful years, representatives of more than twenty universities from Spain and abroad joined us at ELIS Villamartín to showcase their educational offers.


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ELIS Villamartin in Diario Información (Alicante)

24th January 2018

ELIS Villamartín offers multilingual education with dual accreditation. See more in Diario Información de Alicante.


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Raising funds for ‘Cáritas’

17th January 2018

Year 12 student Jessica Drewett sold candy canes to all Secondary students within the school to raise money for the local Spanish charity ‘Caritas’.


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ELIS Educational Pathway

14th December 2017

Our Executive Principal, Chris Eversden, along with the Heads of Secondary and Sixth Form as well as our Technical Director welcomed parents from Upper Key Stage Two (Years 5 and 6).


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ELIS Cup 2017-18 (first leg)

21st November 2017

The ELIS Cup is an annual tournament, divided into two legs, in which both Primary and Secondary students from Villamartín play against students from ELIS Murcia in football, basketball, handball and volleyball. This year’s first leg took place last week during wonderful weather.


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International Day. Costumes, recipes and traditions.

3rd November 2017

Last Friday, our Secondary & Sixth Form students celebrated International Day. Pupils were invited to wear national costumes and to bring objects, flags, recipes, etc. from their home countries, or any country of their choice.


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Practical workshop

14th June 2017

On 7th June, we welcomed Francisco Lorente from ESIC Valencia to school. Mr Lorente hosted a practical workshop about business and personal communication using YouTube channels.


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Prize giving ceremony

12th June 2017

Last Thursday, Alena Cheledenkova, accompanied by her mother and by Head of Primary Soledad Pina, attended the ceremony held at the Palacio Real in Madrid to receive her “Concurso de Pintura Infantil y Juvenil para Centros Escolares” award fom HRH Infanta Doña Elena.


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Art competition

19th May 2017

We are delighted to share some wonderful news with you. Year 6 student Alena Cheledenkova, has been awarded a prize in the XXVI edition of the national art competition “Concurso Patrimonio Nacional de pintura infantil y juvenil para centros escolares”.


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Chocolate with everything

3rd April 2017

Last Saturday morning, we had a fabulous time first learning about the history of chocolate, then making simple but delicious recipes by combining our main ingredient with marshmallow, doughnuts, sponge, pastries and fruit.


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Trip to Granada

28th March 2017

Last week, our Year 7, 8 and 9 pupils visited the Science Museum in the city of Granada and then spent two days skiing on the slopes of Sierra Nevada.

A perfect combination of culture and sport to end the second term!


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VI University Fair and Round Table

10th February 2017

El Limonar International School Villamartín’s VI University Fair was held yesterday at the school. The event was a chance for 25 of the most prestigious national and international universities to meet, talk to and advise students and their families about their educational offer, admissions procedures and requirements. The event took […]


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It’s snowing at school!

19th January 2017

Yesterday was a very special day in the region of Alicante and at school too. Snow fell in the Torrevieja area for the first time in 103 years! The first snow flakes began to fall as the pupils were coming in for the start of the school day turning the […]


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Nominated for a National Marketing in Education Award

9th January 2017

El Limonar International School Villamartín has been nominated for a National Marketing in Education Award in the Best Video category. This is the first edition of these awards, open to any state or private pre-university school or college which carried out a marketing or communciation campaign during the 2015-2016 academic […]


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Year 4 pupils visit La Mata lake

30th November 2016

On Thursday 24th November our Year 4 pupils visited La Mata lake as part of their co-curricular work in Geography and Science. The aim was to carry out field work in a local environment and to prepare them for that, the previous week students were given a pre-visit talk by […]


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Building a city with recycled materials

11th November 2016

Last Monday Year 2 held an original workshop session. The Year 2 pupils have just completed some work on cities in their Sociales classes, and to put their learning to practical use, invited their parents into school to build a model of a city with recycled materials. They worked together […]


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Hallowe’en celebration and International Day

4th November 2016

Last Friday was an exciting day at school, full of activities for pupils of all ages. The Secondary pupils celebrated International Day  by dressing in traditional costume, enjoying typical national dishes and hosting a special assembly to talk about the most characteristic aspects of their chosen country. The Primary pupils […]


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Selectividad, A-Level and IGCSE Results

15th September 2016

100% of our graduating students have secured places at their first choice universities, a fantastic achievement which we are proud of year after year. The average Selectividad grade was 8.99 and the A Level pass rate 96% , 21% of which were A* and A grades.  And so our graduates […]


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Summerlim Summer Course

26th July 2016

Last Friday Summerlim closed its doors for this year, and did so with a great day of water games and an end of course show in which each of the groups performed in front of their peers. More than 100 boys and girls aged 3 to 15 have enjoyed this […]


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Olympic Games in Primary

16th July 2016

“Citius, Altius, Fortius!” Yesterday, our Primary pupils took part in our annual Olympic Games, competing for House points in games, matches and activities. A variety of sports was played, including football, basketball, dodgeball, traditional rounders and chess. And to put their creativity and ingenuity to test, pupils also took part […]


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End of Year Prize Giving

1st July 2016

The end of a school year brings with it the awarding of final grades and recognition of the effort and progress made in all aspects of school life. During the final week of term, our pupils attended their respective prize giving ceremonies. Prizes are awarded for progress and achievement in […]


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Tribute to David Bowie

10th June 2016

The Fashion Show, organised by the Year 10 pupils every year, always revolves around a special theme. The pupils put their creative skills to the test to design and make their own outfits and help each other with their make up and hair. The moment the lights go down and […]


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XIII Alicante Schools Chess Circuit at ELIS Villamartín

31st May 2016

The afternoon of Saturday 28th May saw the school host one of the chess tournaments of the XIII Alicante Schools Chess Circuit. This is the 4th consecutive year El Limonar International School Villamartín has been a host school and more than 80 young chess players from all over the region […]


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School Performance: All Shook Up!

14th April 2016

This year, the school production is “All Shook Up”, a musical set in the American midwest in the 1950s. Chad, a hip-swiveling, guitar-playing roustabout, arrives in a dreary little town, where Natalie, a young mechanic, is dreaming of love and adventure. She disguises herself as a boy to get close […]


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ELIS Cup: sportsmanship and team spirit!

12th April 2016

The ELIS Cup is an annual tournament in which both Primary and Secondary students from Villamartín play against students from ELIS Murcia in football, basketball, handball and volleyball. This year’s events took place last week. ELIS Villamartín is delighted to have won the basketball and volleyball events and congratulates the […]


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Further recognition for El Limonar International School Villamartín in the Valencia region

29th March 2016

Three weeks ago, El Limonar International School Villamartín was selected as one of the 30 best international schools in Spain by national newspaper El Mundo in its annual ranking of best schools. Last week, the school was yet again recognised as one of the 14 best international schools in the […]


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Trip to Granada and Sierra Nevada

16th March 2016

Combining sport and culture! Last week a group of Year 7 – 9 pupils spent 3 days in Sierra Nevada. They were able to enjoy some great snow and practise and perfect their skills at skiing. They also took the opportunity to visit the Alhambra Palace in Granada. A great […]


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ELIS Villamartín, one of the top schools in “The best schools in Spain” by El Mundo

3rd March 2016

El Limonar International School Villamartín has been selected as one of the 30 best international schools in Spain. The ranking is compiled by the national newspaper “El Mundo” for its “100 Best Schools El Mundo 2016 – 2017” supplement, published yesterday. The ranking is based on analysis of 27 criteria […]


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Trip to Terra Natura

22nd February 2016

Last week our Year 1 pupils spent a day at Terra Natura in Murcia. They toured the park which is divided into 2 areas, the African Savannah and the Iberian Peninsula, and marvelled at the more than 300 animals who live at Terra Natura. During their visit, the pupils also […]


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Safer Internet Day 2016

9th February 2016

Safer Internet Day 2016 is celebrated globally today, Tuesday 9th February, with the slogan ‘Play your part for a better internet’ and pupils at El Limonar International School Villamartín have taken part in this campaign and adapted the slogan to ‘Connect with Respect’. Coordinated in the UK by the UK […]


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Carnival & Charity Day

8th February 2016

Friday was a day for double celebration – Carnival and Charity Day in aid of Reach Out Torrevieja and The Global Fund for Children. Pupils from Early Years to A-Level dressed up to come to school and take part in all sorts of different artistic and sporting activities. Our younger […]


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University Fair

5th February 2016

Yesterday we celebrated our 5th University Fair. 25 Spanish and foreign universities were in school presenting what they offer educationally. During the day, students and parents from El Limonar, and other schools close by, visited the various university stands, talking to the representatives of each. In addition, everyone had the […]


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Memory boxes

14th January 2016

We want to start 2016 with an original activity developed by Year 6 pupils for the last 5 weeks of the first term. As part of the transition process from Primary to Secondary, they have been making ´memory boxes´. From now until June, they will be using their boxes to […]


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N-332 Road Safety association visits the School

21st December 2015

Last Friday Secondary pupils attended a talk presented by three external speakers, a Spanish Guardia Civil, an ex-policeman and a driving instructor from the UK, all of whom are linked to the N332 road safety association. During the talk pupils learned more about how, as pedestrians and future vehicle users, […]


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One box = One happy Christmas

18th December 2015

Around this time every year, the school organises a collection of foodstuffs for donation to the Charity organisation Reach Out Torrevieja as well as having a permanent clothing collection point in the school foyer all year round. This year though, pupils have gone one step further and have launched the […]


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Christmas Book Fair

16th December 2015

Yesterday we held our Book Fair. The holidays are just around the corner and our Early Years and Primary pupils used this opportunity to stock up on reading material for the coming weeks. Encouraging reading is an important part of our educational programme so all the teachers helped them choose […]


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Taekwondo Festival

15th December 2015

Several of our students took part in the IX Christmas Taekwondo Villa de Catral Festival on 13th December. They shared a great morning with classmates and students from neighbouring towns, and were able to show off the skills learned during this term’s extracurricular classes.


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Learning happens outside of the classroom too!

9th December 2015

Over 100 pupils take part in our extracurricular activity programme at lunchtime and after school. This year there’s something for everyone – tennis, taekwondo, Robotix Lego, yoga, dance, multisports, chess, German and Spanish club!


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Friendship bench

1st December 2015

After a lot of hard work and some spilt paint we are proud to announce the arrival of our ´Friendship bench´, which has been placed outside by the patio tables. The idea was originally thought up by a few Primary students who had read about something similar in other schools. […]


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Design and Technology lesson

29th October 2015

Every Wednesday afternoon,the Primary pupils spend a Design and Technology lesson in painting, drawing, cooking and weaving workshops, to name a few. The workshops are rotational so each student tries their hand at different skills. This week we have visited the pupils decorating the playground Friendship Bench in the painting […]


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Initiatives supporting Children and Education

20th October 2015

During the Academic Year 2015-2016, and beyond, El Limonar International School Villamartín will carry out various projects in order to raise funds for The Global Fund for Children (GFC). This international organisation fights for the rights of disadvantaged children, through programmes and services that contribute to allowing children to regain […]


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French Language Leaders

8th October 2015

Some of our AS and A2 students are training as Language Leaders. The first group are working in French, but in the future it could be in French or Spanish and English. Under the supervision of a teacher they prepare and deliver materials to work with younger students, who are […]


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The ELIS Way Week. In favour of our health, safety and well-being!

1st October 2015

  Since its foundation, the school has been committed to ensuring the health and safety of its pupils, in every aspect of their lives. This year, the school has decided to further promote this commitment from within the school by launching the ELIS Way. The aim of this initiative is […]


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Pop Art to inspire our youngest pupils

28th September 2015

Art in school serves to open a window onto history; to fire the imaginations and creativity of our pupils as well as consolidating their fine motor skills. This year, our Key Stage 1 pupils aged 5 and 6 have begun their art work with an exciting project. They are discovering […]


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Café & Lemon

16th September 2015

“Café & Lemon” was officially opened on Friday 11th September. At this small open-air kiosk, parents can enjoy an hour in the sun and chat over coffee while pupils can have an afternoon snack and play in the school grounds with their friends. It has quickly become the place to […]


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Academic year 2015-2016

7th September 2015

The new term has started at El Limonar International School Villamartín. Like every new year, September brings new faces – new pupils and new staff – and some educational innovations. Some examples of these are timetable options for our Nursery pupils; the introduction of German, alongside Chinese and French, as […]


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A-level results – External Examinations

31st August 2015

The seventh cohort of Year 13 students graduated in June and has achieved the school’s best results since 2010 in the GCE A Level exams. They achieved a 96% pass rate (Grades A* to E) in their A level examinations. Special mention must go to pupils who achieved the highest […]


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100% pass rate in PET and FCE exams

24th August 2015

As part of their studies, our Primary and Secondary pupils prepare for the Trinity College and Cambridge English examinations. Yet again, they have all passed with excellent grades. Congratulations!


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Summerlim Summer courses

29th June 2015

Summerlim is here! Boys and girls of all ages have begun their summer classes at school. Ahead of them are three fun weeks of play, sport, workshops, learning in English or Spanish and a chance to make some special friends.


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ELIS Villamartín, one of the best international schools in the Valencian Region

30th March 2015

For the fourth year running, El Limonar International School Villamartín has been chosen as one of the best international schools in the Valencian Region by the prestigious national newspaper El Mundo in its annual supplement “The Best 50 Schools in the Valencian Region” published on 28th March 2015. The article […]


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IV University Fair

9th February 2015

El Limonar International School Villamartín hosted some 30 Universities at a unique event during which students and parents learned more about further education programmes open to them. El Limonar International School Villamartín held its IV University Fair last Thursday. A total of 26 University and companies relating to further education […]


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Spanish Secondary Certificate of Education

29th January 2015

Year 12 students at El Limonar International School Villamartín have received from José Martínez, Technical Director, their Spanish Secondary Certificate of Education during their weekly assembly. After four years of Secondary studies following the English National Curriculum and the Spanish one for certain subjects, students receive both their IGCSE Certificates […]


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Campaign in favour of Reach Out

23rd December 2014

With the Christmas season in full swing, the School launched an initiative to collect further items to be donated to Reach Out Torrevieja. The School has achieved bumper donations this year with 205 kilos of toys, clothes and food sent to this local organisation at the start of the holidays. […]


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School production: A Christmas Carol

17th December 2014

Yesterday the school’s Theatre group performed an adaptation of the novel A Christmas Carol. This traditional Christmas tale has been transformed into an original musical and our students have provided the vocal, musical and acting skills required to stage one of Charles Dickens’ greatest works. 68 Secondary pupils and teachers […]


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Winners of the Chilton Cantelo football tournament

29th October 2014

Last week a group of 9 Primary students went on a trip to England to take part in a football tournament at Chilton Cantelo School in Somerset. The day after arriving at the school all of the students were taken on a trip to London. The first stop was eating lunch […]


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Third and Fourth Place in the History and Geography Competition

20th October 2014

On Thursday 16th October, 12 Years 8 and 9 pupils from El Limonar International School Villamartin travelled to Alicante to take part in the History and Geography competition organised by the British School of Alicante. It proved a worthwhile experience! Five schools from Alicante, Madrid and Murcia took part in […]


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Sports on Saturdays

25th September 2014

The Consorcio Deportivo de la Vega Baja organises a Saturday morning Multisports Event every month in Almoradí. The event is attended by children from neighbouring schools and sports clubs in the area. This year, El Limonar International School Villamartín is represented by a 7–strong team of pupils aged 6 – […]


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Results of external examinations

1st September 2014

The sixth cohort of Year 13 students graduated in June 2014 with a magnificent set of GCE A Level results. They achieved a 93% pass rate (Grades A* to E) in their A level examinations. Special mention must go to pupils who achieved the highest grades – 29% of which […]


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Cambridge exam results. 100% of Secondary students pass the PET and FCE exams

30th July 2014

At the end of May, our Year 7 students sat the prestigious Cambridge English language examination, PET. All twenty-four candidates passed, maintaining our 100% pass rate over the last four years. 21% of the group achieved Distinction and a further 30% Merit. Their Secondary peers sat the FCE examination the […]


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Excellent results in the Trinity College oral Examinations 2014

17th July 2014

Forty five Year 3/Primary 2 to Year 5/Primary 4 pupils took the Trinity College oral English examinations in May this year. They all passed their respective exams achieving marks ranging from Merit to special mentions for excellent achievement of 45 students. The Trinity College suite of examinations is accredited by […]


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