5th Grade Graduation

Today we had the Graduation Ceremony for 5th grade! We hope they had the best time at Smiling and that they will continue having fun studying and succeeding in life!

Celebrating Carnival in Porta Mare

On Tuesday 5th March the Primary and Butteflies celebrated Carnival together with a special assembly in the garden. The children worked in their house teams to decorate characters from the Carnival.  

Technology and future jobs

Our school has recently acquired a 3D printer, a machine able to produce three-dimensional objects. The way it works is by interpreting a three-dimensional digital model, which is built with a specific software that first processes and then sends printing instructions to the printer via a WIFI connection. The machine then builds the prototype by… Read more Technology and future jobs

March 2019

Carnival Time! For more detailed information about Carnivals, please see our previous newsletter or visit our webpage. Here are some reminders of Carnival dates: Ferrara’s Este Carnival 2nd & 3rd March Cento’s Carnival 3rd & 10th March Comacchio’s Carnival 3rd March Ravalle’s Carnival 24th February & 3rd March at 2.30 p.m. Palazzo dei Diamanti –… Read more March 2019

February 5, Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is China’s most important traditional festival of the year and is similar to the Christmas festivities of Western countries. According to Chinese astrology, each lunar year corresponds to a zodiac sign: 2019 is the year of the Pig. From Monday 4 to Friday… Read more February 5, Chinese New Year

Carnival Cakes and Sweets

During Carnival time look out for very naughty, but extremely nice, carnival pastries in our local bakeries. Each region has its own name for them so it can get a little confusing, but here is a general guide to help you out: Chiacchiere or Crostoli (also known as Frappe, Bugie, Cenci or Sfrappole) are sheets… Read more Carnival Cakes and Sweets

Carnival in Venice 2019

Carnival in Venice 2019 16th February – 5th March The Venice carnival is famous world-wide and is a ‘must’ whilst staying in Ferrara. It gets very crowded especially at weekends, but don’t be put off as there is always something magical about celebrating ‘Carnevale’ in Venice. Opening Celebration – Festival on Water Rio di Cannaregio… Read more Carnival in Venice 2019

February 2019

‘Art & Ciocc’ – Chocolate Fair 14th – 17th February Piazza Trento Trieste A food fair with every type of chocolate, in every shape and form imaginable! We highly recommend the hot chocolate! More informations. ‘LIBERAMENTE’ – Hobby & Craft Fair 23rd & 24th February, 9 am – 7 pm Via della Fiera, 11 (behind… Read more February 2019