16th January 18
It was an exciting day at the Primary School with the ‘Ribbon Cutting’ Ceremony for the completion of the new Year 5 and Year 6 extension. Current Year 5 and Year 6 pupils and parents were invited to this very special event along with Josep Femenia, Alcalde de Benitachell, Pedro Soliveres, Director General del VAPF, Vicente Mestre, Sales and Marketing Director for the VAPF Group, Nick Rugg, The Director of ISP Schools in Europe, Damian Quinn, Group Property Director, Susana Torices, Director of Finance Europe and Pablo Arrechea, representing ARQUIVIR Arquietctos. Year 5 and Year 6 Pupils opened the ceremony with two beautiful songs: ‘Look into the Fire, A traditional chant song, and ‘One More Step Along the World I Go‘, A Hymm by Sydney Carter. (Youtube links: Look into the Fire and One More Step Along the World I Go) Headmaster, Richard Wijeratne, welcomed everyone and introduced The Director of ISP Schools in Europe, Nick Rugg who extended the welcome reiterating what an exciting time it was especially for the Year 5 and Year 6 pupils and their teachers. Mr Rugg then cut the ribbon at the entrance to the new building allowing parents, pupils, staff and other visitors to view the wonderful new extension. Some pupils were able to try out the interactive white boards which are in each classroom. It was wonderful to see Mrs Jenny McCammon, (ex Head of the Primary School), and Mrs Pepa Ivars, (ex Head of Marketing) at the opening ceremony sharing the enjoyment and the ambience of the ceremony and the absolute pleasure and excitement expressed by the pupils.