Spanish school moves lessons to the beach

Is this the least boring classroom ever?

Location: Los Nietos, Spain

The Felix Rodriguez de la Fuente school has moved lessons to the beach

after a year of remote learning and socially distanced classrooms

(SOUNDBITE) (English) ENGLISH TEACHER AND SECRETARY OF FELIX RODRIGUEZ DE LA FUENTE PUBLIC SCHOOL, JUAN FRANCISCO MARTINEZ, SAYING:

"It's something completely amazing, it's completely amazing because the children arrive the next day to school and they are delighted, they feel like they are doing something different from other schools, they are asking when are we going to go again? When are we going to go to the beach again?"

Eight classes take part in the 20-minute lessons

and groups rotate through the different areas

Local fishermen have shown children their nets

and explained where their dinner comes from

(SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) STUDENT OF FELIX RODRIGUEZ DE LA FUENTE PUBLIC SCHOOL, HAYAT, 9, SAYING:

"Because instead of being in the classroom learning, it is better to be here learning outdoors."

Video Transcript

- [SPEAKING SPANISH]

JUAN FRANCISCO MARTINEZ: It's something completely amazing. It's completely amazing, because the children arrived the next day to school. And they're, like, delighted. They feel like they are doing something different from other schools. And then they are asking, when are we going to go again? When are we going to go to the beach again?

- [SPEAKING SPANISH]

- [SPEAKING SPANISH]

INTERPRETER: Because instead of being in the classroom learning, it is better to be here learning outdoors.