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7 Dec · admin · No Comments

2018 Christmas Card Competition

2018 CHRISTMAS CARD COMPETITION   Many thanks to all the children who submitted an entry in the 2018 Christmas card Competition. The standard of the entries was very high and the teachers found it hard to choose from all the entries! Congratulations to the following runners-up and overall winners:   P1-3 Winning Entry:  Jorrik, P2 …

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6 Dec · admin · No Comments

Santa Visits ELA Basel

  The children at ELA Basel enjoyed a Grattimann treat to mark St. Nicholas Day today. The children in Early Years and the Primary School all enjoyed this lovely Swiss tradition which takes place every year on 6th December.    

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6 Dec · admin · No Comments

Visit to the Buddhist Temple

P7 STUDENTS VISIT BASEL’S BUDDHIST CENTRE   As part of our commitment to an inclusive RE and PSHE curriculum, children in P7 visited Basel’s Buddhist Centre in November. They learned at firsthand about the origin and customs of the Buddhist religion, which worldwide has over 500 million followers. The children had prepared insightful and interesting …

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6 Dec · admin · No Comments

2018 Basel Stadtlauf

GO ELA GO!   Congratulations to the 83 children and three staff who took part in the 2018 Basel Stadtlauf.   All our young athletes received a medal from the City and a special mention in Friday Assembly. Let‘s see if we can break the record next year and have even more children and staff …

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29 Oct · admin · No Comments

2018 Standardised Test Scores

Standardised Assessment Results 2016-18   Each year ELA Basel primary pupils take part in standardised tests in Maths and English. These form a useful benchmark which enable us to see how our students are progressing year on year and against similar schools in the UK and around the world.   The Progress Test in Maths …

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12 Sep · admin · No Comments

Primary Forest Day

Children in the Upper Primary School enjoyed their first Forest Day of the 2018-19 academic year on Tuesday 14th August. Teachers and assistants led the children on exciting visits to a variety of locations around Basel, including the famous Skulpturenweg in Reinach.   The children enjoyed team-building activities, constructing dens, making dream-weavers and enjoying the …

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14 Jun · admin · No Comments

British Ambassador to Switzerland Visits ELA Basel

Children, staff and parents at ELA Basel – The Swiss British School welcomed the British Ambassador to Switzerland to the school on Thursday 14th June.   Jane Owen represents Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the UK Government in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and has been based in Berne since 2017.   The distinguished visitor was …

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12 Jun · admin · No Comments

Friends of ELA International Summer Party

On Sunday 10th June 2018, ELA Basel held its second International Summer Party. The event started with a welcome from our Executive Director and included two performances from our Primary School children. It was wonderful to see so many of our families and staff there to enjoy the event. Everyone brought along an international dish to share …

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16 Apr · admin · No Comments

COBIS Art Competition 2018

Well done to all the ELA Basel Primary School children who created a piece of artwork for the COBIS competition. The theme for 2018 was Mother Nature and the Environment and there were so many creative submissions. Congratulations to the nine finalists across all our age groups who have had their entries submitted to COBIS. …

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19 Jan · admin · No Comments

Annual Ski Trip to Davos

The Primary 6 and 7 children from ELA Basel embarked on the annual Ski Trip to Davos on Tuesday morning. They returned on Friday after an action packed four days of skiing. The children were grouped into beginner, intermediate, upper-intermediate and advanced groups for the duration of the trip. They have provided feedback stating how much they …

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