Thanksgiving at Chester College

Today is Thanksgiving – a festival that is celebrated each year in Chester College. Many people only know Thanksgiving as it’s the day that falls before the now very popular Black Friday. However, this important festival dates right back to the year 1621, far pre-dating the very modern tradition of Black Friday! The first Thanksgiving […]

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Striving for Academic Excellence at Chester College

At Chester College, we are committed to continually reflecting on and evolving our teaching methods to incorporate the latest in international research, trends and practices. Our long term affiliation of the Mediterranean Association of International Schools (MAIS), of which we have been a member since 1994, is crucial to this goal, and their annual conference […]

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Autumn at Chester

With the arrival of Autumn comes many new opportunities and experiences. Seeing the leaves turn red and gold on the trees, roasting the first chestnuts of the season, enjoying the sunrise on a crisp, autumn day…. At Chester College we are surrounded by nature, and are therefore constantly reminded of the passing of the seasons. […]

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Aladdin, the Musical – 2019 End of Camp performance!

Today, Tuesday July 30, we will put an end to the 34th edition of our Chester International Summer Programs, Spanish and/or English language & fun, day and residential, immersion programmes for children and young people aged 3-18. This year’s end-of-Camps performance is our own stylised version of the Musical “Aladdin”. Other Musicals performed in previous […]

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July Summer Camps: last places available!

Last places available for our language & multi-activity immersion programs taking place in July 2019. You are still on time to register for a most memorable summer experience! Do check out the various sections of our website to find out more about the following programs: Spanish International Summer Camp – Spanish language programme for 8-18 […]

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Chester EVENTS: May programme

We are incredibly proud to announce that we have launched a new initiative at Chester College International School: Chester EVENTS! Chester EVENTS  is a series of educational activities targeted at both children, teenagers and adults. Both current students and the wider public are invited to attend all the events. Examples of some of the exciting […]

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Studying Spanish in Santiago de Compostela

I first came to Santiago de Compostela 11 years ago, to take part in an exchange year at the prestigious University of Santiago de Compostela. Before starting to plan my year abroad, I had never heard of this little corner of Spain called Galicia. My knowledge of Spain was limited only to Andalucía and Madrid […]

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Chester College Alumni : Alejandra Amaro

Alejandra Amaro was a student at Chester College between 2015 and 2018 (Grades 10-12). She is now halfway through her first year studying Computer Science and Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh. We got in touch with her to talk about her experience as a boarding student at Chester College and find out about her […]

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