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This WEB site, for its greater availability and functionality, uses cookies to improve and optimize the user experience. Then, School San Fernando It makes available to the users of its website the detailed information on what the cookies, what typology this website uses, how can you disable them in your browser and how to specifically block the installation of cookies of third parties, as provided by the current regulatory legislation on the subject.

What are cookies?

The cookies are files that the website or application that will be in use installs in your browser or on your device (smartphone, tablet or connected television) during your tour of the page or by the application, being your main mission store information about your visit. The web of School San Fernando uses cookies to:

  • Ensure that web pages can work correctly.
  • Store your preferences, such as size and typeface.
  • Know your browsing experience.
  • Collect anonymous statistical information, such as what sections you have visited, as well as how long you have been in our environment

Use of El cookies allows us to optimize your browsing, adapting the information and services offered to your interests, to provide you with a better experience whenever you visit us. The website of School San Fernando uses cookies to operate, adapt and make the user's navigation as easy as possible. The cookies they are associated only with an anonymous user and their computer / device and do not provide references that allow knowing personal data. At any time you can access the configuration of your browser to modify and / or block the installation of the cookies sent by the website of School San Fernando, without impeding access to content. However, the quality of operation of the services may be affected. The cookies, from a technical point of view, allow websites to work more agile and adapted to the preferences of users, for example by storing the language or detecting the access device. They also establish levels of protection and security that prevent or hinder cyber attacks against the website or its users and allow media managers to know statistical data collected to improve the quality and experience of their services.

Types of school cookies San Fernando

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On the other hand, depending on who is the entity that manages the computer or domain from where the cookies are sent and treat the data obtained, we can distinguish between cookies own and from third parties.

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Navigating through this web portal means that you can install the following types of cookies:

1. COOKIES OF PERFORMANCE. This type of cookies remember your preferences for the tools found in the services, so you do not have to reconfigure the service each time you visit. As an example, this typology includes:

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Additionally, School San Fernando uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., a Delaware company whose main office is at 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files located on your computer to help the website analyze the use made by its users. The information generated by cookies about your use of website (including your IP address) will be directly transmitted and archived by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf in order to keep track of your use of the website, compiling reports on its activity and providing other services related to your activity and the use of the Internet. Google may transmit such information to third parties when required by law, or when such third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data you have. You can refuse the processing of data or information by refusing to use cookies by selecting the appropriate configuration of your browser.

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It is possible to stop accepting cookies browser, or stop accepting the cookies of a particular service. All browsers allow you to change the configuration of cookies. These settings are usually found in the 'Options' or 'Preferences' menu of your browser. Since School San Fernando We offer the user guidance on the steps to access the configuration menu of the cookies and, where appropriate, private browsing in each of the main browsers:

  • Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.

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Google:

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Firefox:

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Android:

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Windows Phone:

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Blackberry:

http://docs.blackberry.com/en/smartphone_users/deliverables/18578/Turn_off_cookies_in_the_browser_60_1072866_11.jsp In the event of proceeding to the disabling of the cookies, some functionalities of the services will be disabled, as for example, remain identified.

Updates and changes in the privacy policy / cookies

School San Fernando You can modify this policy cookies in accordance with legislative, regulatory requirements or with the purpose of adapting said policy to the instructions issued by the Spanish Agency for Data Protection. Therefore, users are advised to visit it periodically. Significant changes in this policy that may occur will be communicated to users, either through the website itself, or through email, in the case of registered users.

Middle Years Program

MYP: Middle Years Programme

San Fernando School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.

IB World Schools share a common philosophy—a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**

*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org.

**Mission Statement from the IB

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

El Middle Years Programme (MYP) de international Baccalaureate , aimed at students from 12 to 16 years, emphasizes the intellectual challenge and provides a framework for learning that encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers.
It encourages students to establish connections between the traditional disciplines they study and the real world. Likewise, it promotes the development of communication skills, intercultural understanding and global commitment, making students better prepared for the future.

International Baccalaureate

10 Reasons

why the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) encourages students to be creative, critical and reflective
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Distinctive characteristics of the EPI in the School San Fernando

In the MYP, students study eight subject groups:

Language and literature
  • Language and literature
Acquisition of Languages
  • English
  • French
Individuals and Societies
  • Geography and History
Science
  • Biology
  • Physics and chemistry
Maths
  • Maths
Arts
  • Plastic and visual education
  • Music
Ed. Physics and Health
  • Physical education
Design
  • Technology

The curriculum in the MYP

1

Concepts

Concepts are important ideas that have disciplinary and interdisciplinary relevance. MYP students use concepts as a means to explore issues and ideas of personal, local and global importance, and to examine knowledge in a holistic manner.

3

Approaches to the Teaching

This unifying element that encompasses all MYP subject groups forms the basis of independent learning and encourages the application of knowledge and skills in unfamiliar situations. The development and application of these skills help the student learn to learn.

2

Global Contexts

Students learn optimally when their learning experiences have context and are related to their lives and the world they know. Through the use of global contexts, MYP students explore human identity, global challenges and what it means to have an international mindset.

4

Service as an action

Action (learning through practical experience) and service have always been shared values ​​of the IB community. The student undertakes actions when he applies what he is learning in the classroom and outside of it. Members of the IB learning community strive to help others and positively influence people's lives and the environment.

The Personal Project and the Evaluation

The Personal Project

The MYP projects allow students to demonstrate what they have learned during the program.

El Personal project It is a culminating experience in which seniors apply their learning approach skills to perform a broad and independent work. This mandatory component subject to external evaluation, allows to demonstrate the learning in a creative and really personal way.

The Evaluation in the MYP

The MYP evaluation standards are uniform throughout the world. In order to maintain the rigor that characterizes the IB, the MYP evaluation model is based on established criteria. The evaluation meets three criteria:

  • Internal evaluation Teachers organize the evaluation according to the criteria established by the IB for each subject.
  • External evaluation of the Personal Project. Evaluation made by samples.
  • Electronic evaluation that is optional. It is an external evaluation for the students of the last year of the MYP through which you can obtain the MYP certificate and the results of the MYP courses, which have international recognition. The electronic evaluation of the MYP represents a balanced and adequately demanding model that includes exams and class work.

These innovative assessments focus on conceptual understanding and the ability to apply knowledge in unfamiliar and complex situations. With them, the achievements of the students in the MYP are measured reliably.

Lucía González

PAI Coordinator

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