CHESTER Events – February & March Programme

2020 is now well on its way and we are excited to announce our first CHESTER Events this year. Just in case you don’t know, CHESTER Events are workshops through English, open to children and teens – and not only geared at Chester College students – , which take place in our school grounds on […]

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Advent & Christmas in Chester College

A new Christmas Day is around the corner! And also a new year! 2020! In Chester College we have been preparing for and celebrating Advent during the past 3 weeks: decorating the school, putting up the Christmas tree and the school’s Nativity scene, reflecting upon the original meaning of Christmas in class, rehearsing carols… Last […]

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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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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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