Spain Fact file
Spain is one of the countries in our STAGE project. Spain is a lovely country. The school we are working with is near Valencia. The Spanish time zone is one hour ahead of Ireland. Spain has a famous dance called the Flamingo. Spain is the current world football champions. You drive on the right side of the road in Spain. The colours of the Spanish Flag are yellow and red with a coat of arms. Spain is a member state of the European Union located in South Western Europe. Madrid is the capital of Spain. There are over 500 million Spanish speakers today making it the world’s second most spoken first language.
Verónica is the English teacher at CRA La Serrania in Spain. She will be visiting our school in March
What is the name of your school and where is it?
Our school is named: CRA La Serrania. CRA means a group of some little Rural Schools. We are in four towns called: Chulilla, Calles, Losa del Obispo and Sot de Chera.
How many pupils are in your school?
We have 94 pupils in the school from 3 to 12 years old.
What time do the pupils come in and what time do they leave?
They come in at 9:30 and they leave the school at 17:00.
Do the students have to wear a uniform?
No, we don´t need to wear a uniform in our School.
What sport do the pupils play?
They play: football, basketball, handball, indiacas (it´s a ball that has a lot of feathers hung on it and you have to throw it to someone), ride a bike, body expression, and cooperative and traditional games.
Are you looking forward to coming to Ireland?
I´m really excited only thinking that I’m going to know for the first time your beautiful country. I want to know: all of you, your school, and your teachers, the things you do and places in Ireland.
Thank you for this interview and kisses and love from Spain.
Here are the schools where Veronica teaches: