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?...
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...
10 interesting facts about schools in Madrid

10 interesting facts about schools in Madrid

If your child is starting school in Madrid for the first time, then it is definitely appropriate to learn about some of the subtle differences between Spanish schools compared to schools in other countries. If you are looking for a lengthier and more in-depth guide to...