Memory Boxes

This term, the Form 2 topic has been about ‘Belonging’. We have been thinking about where we have come from, the different units in which we belong and where others feel they belong too. This led us to look at homes around the world and why they may be built as such according to local … Read more

Form 6 Christmas Jumper Competition

Form 6 students celebrated Christmas Jumper Day with a competition in Maths to design a Christmas jumper, using origami.  The prizewinners are: 1.           Sara Teixeira 2.           Cristina Xu 3.           Rafaela Domingues Well done everyone, for such striking and creative designs!

Form 5 Conflict Exhibition

Form 5 have had an exciting end to the term. To complete their topic on ´Conflict´, they presented their work in an exhibition format for their class assembly. Miss Smith and Miss Payne were full of pride seeing everyone showcase the excellent work they have produced throughout the term. As part of our topic, we … Read more

Giant Peach theme day

In Form 2 this week we had a James and the Giant Peach theme day. The children (and teachers) dressed as characters from the book. The classrooms were transformed into ‘peaches’ with orange colours, authentic sounds of the sea, and the smell of peach.The children did a minibeast hunt outside looking for bugs that appeared … Read more

Computer Science Week

This week is Computer Science Education Week. It is dedicated to inspiring all students to learn computer science and making sure that all students have opportunities to explore a future in computer science. The week is held in recognition of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper who helped create the first commercial electronic computer. Across the school … Read more

Reception Nativity Play

On December 7, Reception Bears and Reception Pandas presented us with their wonderful Nativity play. The children had enormous fun and were proud to perform to their parents (remotely!)

Form 12 Geography field trip

Our Form 12 Geography students had a productive day out on Friday gathering information for their IB coursework projects. Analysing the impact of the pandemic on Porto´s tourism industry (growing healthily until last year), they collected data at five key sites around the city, including visitor questionnaires, environmental quality assessments, interviews and traffic counts. The … Read more

Christmas Tree lighting

On December 2nd, OBS officially started the Advent. Our OBS band and Form 5 Portuguese Students performed Christmas songs to their fellow colleagues and teachers and ended the ceremony lighting up the Christmas tree, fully decorated by Early Years and Primary Students. Let this jolly season begin!