Extracurricular Activities

Our extracurricular activities have been specifically designed to develop other personal dimensions of our students, taking into account their holistic education and multiple intelligence. Some of these activities are:


Pre primary and Primary education

MODERN DANCE

FOR STUDENTS:   From Y1 to Y6

Modern dance stimulates corporal expression, new ways to communicate and to express the students' creativity and their sense of coordination and rhythm. It contributes to self knowledge and to explore the environment through their movement skills.


DEBAT CLUB  

FOR STUDENTS:   Y5 and Y6

Training in communication and personal leadership foster the confidence of children and youth in themselves and enables them to argue correctly in public, with solidity and coherence


CHOIR

FOR STUDENTS:   From kindergarten to adults

All the benefits of singing are discovered in a fun way, highlighting the importance of team work, using  corporal expression and feeling one's emotions… all in order to properly tune our voices. In primary school, music and singing contribute to improve  attention, concentration and hearing and reinforce the sense of belonging, as voice and rhythm are treated as a joint effort.


ENGLISH SKILLS

FOR STUDENTS:   From kindergarten to Y6

Our students learn English through an experience-based approach. Our method, based on active and participatory playing and communicating, encourages our children not only to learn, but also to love learning English.


CHESS 

FOR STUDENTS:   From Y2 to Y6

On of the most popular table games in the world that enhances cognitive skills in people of all ages, but very specially in younger students.


ALTERNATIVE SPORTS

FOR STUDENTS:   Y5 and Y6

Alternative sports take a step aways from the competitive spirit of sports. They encourage team building and cooperation.


SPORTS INITIATION 

FOR STUDENTS:   Y1 and Y2

Our children learn to play, improving basic coordination and psychomotor skills, and enhancing their personal development through individual and group games.


YOGA

FOR STUDENTS:   Y1 and Y4

The practice of yoga has multiple benefits that favor the learning of our students: it enhances the development of attention and concentration, promotes harmony and emotional balance, promotes relaxation and strengthens the muscles and correct incorrect postures. Games and stories will be introduced in the session: warm up, yoga postures (asanas), breathing and relaxation


SPORTS AND GAMES  

FOR STUDENTS:   Y4 to Y6

Sports and games contribute to develop our children’s physical skills through descovery and fun.


COOPERATIVE GAMES 

FOR STUDENTS:    Y3 and Y4

The aim of this activity is to achieve a common  group  goal through mutual help and cooperation. It enhances positive values and it contributes to reduce aggressive attitudes


THEATRE  

FOR STUDENTS:   Kindergarten levels 5 and 6: primary education Y5 and Y6

Theatre helps children to gain self-confidence and to be less introvert and shy. Our students learn how to use voice, symbolic games and corporal expression to communicate.

In primary school, it allows our children to develop and to display different aspects of their personality. At the same time, it fosters imagination, helps assimilate the notions of space and time, and teaches them how to listen to themselves and to others. Theatre improves sensitivity and the sense of belonging.


Compulsory secondary education and basic vocational training

PHILOSOPHY 6/18 

In this space, students work according to the guidelines of Matthew Lipman's method, Philosophy for Children, an educational proposal that gives instruments to students to develop complex thinking (high order thinking) in a community of inquiry.


DEBATE AND ORATORY CLUB

The objective of the activity is communicative work from the argumentative perspective. Construction of reasoning, basic strategies of public speaking and participation in the League of Autonomous Debate are the axes the experience.


COMIC WORKSHOP

Introduction to the basic techniques of illustration and comics.


WEB-PAGE DESIGN

With the key objective of understanding the basic configurations of the web network we become creators and programmers creating our own digital environment.


INTRODUCTION TO THE LANGUAGE OF SIGNS

Sign language is a natural language of deaf people thanks to which they can establish a basic information channel for the relationship with their social environment. We started in this scenario trying to know a little better their alphabet and its main elements of communication.


INTRODUCTION TO THE CHINA LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

The language of the most populated country in the world becomes a challenge and an opportunity. Students will learn elementary notions to discover their complexity and begin their learning.


ENGLISH FOR TOURISM

English language classes focused directly on the labor world and the tourism sector. An opportunity for improvement and deepening competence.


THEATER AND STAGE INTERPRETATION

Professors trained in the Higher School of Dramatic Art of the Balearic Islands offer students the key notions to discover dramaturgy. Improvisations, mimicry, gestural work ... A set of tools that will help us enter this fascinating world.


INITIATION TO THE CLIMB

Activity that tries to combine concentration, elasticity and physical condition to achieve different challenges in the climbing walls of the school.


Sixth Form

ROBOTICS & DRONS

Robotics is, with no doubt, one of the jobs of the future due to its countless applications in all areas of automatization. Sant Josep Obrer is educating the future experts in this field. Watching the world from above with our drones is good fun … and we mean it both literally and metaphorically. In Sant Josep Obrer the students learn how to assemble and fly drones, as well as the relevant regulations.


WEB DESIGN

Companies and organizations of all kind need modern and attractive websites to succeed in highly competitive markets. This is precisely what our students learn how to do in this creativity workshop


3D MODELLING AND PRINTING

To device and design through a highly specialised software and to print 3D objects is one of the creative activities that we carry out at Sant Josep Obrer, with practical applications, both in leisure and in professional areas.


YOB: YourOwn Business / Jobs, jobs, jobs

Current trends in labour market point at the now well-known principle of “not looking for a job, but creating one’s own job”. Entrepreneurship and self-employment are the main aims of this workshop that complements the skills acquired by social science students in their economics and business subjects .


SCRATCH AND CODING

Coding is one of the most demanded skills by companies. In our Sixth Form we have incorporated coding through Scratch, a fun and user-friendly system.


GRAPHIC DESIGN

In today’s highly competitive environments, not only contents , but also forms are valued. In our Graphic Design Workshop students will learn the skills to create visually attractive presentations and formats for documents, projects, posters… 



Vocational Training

COMMUNITY MANAGER AND SOCIAL MEDIA

Learn the tasks and duties related to the management and development of the online community of a brand or business in the digital world. 


BUSINESS ENGLISH

English lessons oriented directly to the business world.


WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT COURSE

The appearance of internet and its evolution has changed the social and commercial relationships of most of the people in the world throughout the last decades. A few years ago, the concept of web application started to call people’s attention, and nowadays, thousands of people use the apps to communicate among themselves, to socialize, to learn, to buy, to have fun, etc.


 STOCK MARKET CLUB

Broker, dealer, shares… It will be an additional value for anyone to know how to move within the financial markets, and it will exponentially increase their job possibilities.


RUSSIAN

In a globalized world like the one in which we live today, the difference is no longer marked by English or German. Learning Russian offers the possibility of specialising in a powerful and expanding market.