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Parents whatsApp groups in Spain

Parents whatsApp groups in Spain

School is back in Spain which also means reactivating the parents’ WhatsApp groups. Love them or hate them, they are a source of information, gossip and a venting outlet throughout the year. My kids started at a new school this year which meant that there was one...

Late applications to schools in Madrid

Late applications to schools in Madrid

  As is the case the world over, student places for concertado  and public schools in Madrid are applied for in springtime, which is when the majority of spots for the following academic year are allocated.  But what about late applications to schools in Madrid?...

Top tips for finding a school abroad

Top tips for finding a school abroad

Top tips for finding a school abroad Starting or moving schools is always a big deal, no matter the student’s age or place of residence. Nevertheless, 21st century schools across the globe are geared towards geographic mobility and fluid student populations. However,...

Top tips for learning Spanish in family

Top tips for learning Spanish in family

One of the most common questions I get asked by clients who are taking their first Steps into Spain is how crucial it is to have some knowledge of Spanish before arriving. I always put their minds at ease. As mentioned in a previous entry, it is possible to live in...

Christmas activities for children in Madrid

Christmas activities for children in Madrid

Christmastime is exciting at any age, but it really is the most wonderful time of the year when you’re smaller than one of Santa’s elves. All year long, (hopefully) your little ones have been on their best behaviour in order to be put on Santa’s nice list, so why not...

Educational options for teenagers in Madrid

Educational options for teenagers in Madrid

Are you planning an overseas experience in Madrid with your teenage kids? Are you relocating to the Spanish capital for professional reasons and seek the best educational options for your teenagers? Perhaps you are already settled in Madrid and are interested in the...

Parents whatsApp groups in Spain

Parents whatsApp groups in Spain

School is back in Spain which also means reactivating the parents’ WhatsApp groups. Love them or hate them, they are a source of information, gossip and a venting outlet throughout the year. My kids started at a new school this year which meant that there was one...

Late applications to schools in Madrid

Late applications to schools in Madrid

  As is the case the world over, student places for concertado  and public schools in Madrid are applied for in springtime, which is when the majority of spots for the following academic year are allocated.  But what about late applications to schools in Madrid?...

Top tips for finding a school abroad

Top tips for finding a school abroad

Top tips for finding a school abroad Starting or moving schools is always a big deal, no matter the student’s age or place of residence. Nevertheless, 21st century schools across the globe are geared towards geographic mobility and fluid student populations. However,...

Top tips for learning Spanish in family

Top tips for learning Spanish in family

One of the most common questions I get asked by clients who are taking their first Steps into Spain is how crucial it is to have some knowledge of Spanish before arriving. I always put their minds at ease. As mentioned in a previous entry, it is possible to live in...

Christmas activities for children in Madrid

Christmas activities for children in Madrid

Christmastime is exciting at any age, but it really is the most wonderful time of the year when you’re smaller than one of Santa’s elves. All year long, (hopefully) your little ones have been on their best behaviour in order to be put on Santa’s nice list, so why not...

Educational options for teenagers in Madrid

Educational options for teenagers in Madrid

Are you planning an overseas experience in Madrid with your teenage kids? Are you relocating to the Spanish capital for professional reasons and seek the best educational options for your teenagers? Perhaps you are already settled in Madrid and are interested in the...

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