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10 reasons why you should go for Chester College's language immersion Summer Camps 28/02/2022

Below are ten reasons (we could mention moew!) why you will not be getting it wrong If you choose to join one of our international summer programs. See you in Chester! – Not in England though, but in the heart of Galicia, Spain. 1.  EXPERIENCE. Pioneers in Spain in language immersion programmes since 1985. 2.  […]

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The importance of Music in children's education - Interview to Ms Victoria Jericó 30/01/2022

Why does our school attach so much importance to music? We interviewed Ms. Victoria Jericó, Music and violin teacher at Chester College. Her answers help us understand what happens in her classes (both outside and inside: in the bodies of each one of our children) and highlight the importance of musical education. I: Music is […]

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2021-22 School Year: WELCOME! 15/09/2021

On September 10 we launched the start of the 2021/22 school year at Chester College. We are all excited at the brand new slate we have before us, ready to be filled with learning in all areas and fun! Noticias relacionadas: A Chronicle of 10 weeks of distance education The importance of Music in children's […]

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Abraham Cupeiro tocando la gaita School Concert – Abraham Cupeiro: Pangea extracts 22/02/2021

Last Friday, February 19, the staff and students of Chester College International School were lucky enough to enjoy a private concert given by Abraham Cupeiro Lopéz. Originally from Lugo, Abraham graduated from the Real Conservatorio Superior de Madrid as trumpet player and went on to complete a master’s degree in Interpretation of Early Music. He has always had a […]

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SAT exams session – Saturday December 5, 2020 02/12/2020

Chester College is an official the College Board (R) examination centre. Two to three exam sessions are organised onsite every year. This upcoming Saturday December 5, Chester College International School will hold an SAT exam session. Some housekeeping comments below for students sitting the test: Arrival time: 07.45. Exam start: 08:00 Approx. finishing time – […]

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A Chronicle of 10 weeks of distance education 26/05/2020

Today we have completed our 12th week of virtual learning at Chester College International School.  In early March, when it was announced that students would be confined to their homes due to Covid-19, who could have guessed that two and a half months later, our students would still be at home.  The students would have […]

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Advent & Christmas in Chester College 20/12/2019

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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Autumn at Chester College, in Santiago de Compostela, Spain! 11/10/2019

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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MAIS Annual Professional Development Conference 2017 29/11/2017

This year, a team of 3 members of staff from Chester College I.S. attended MAIS´s 2017 Annual Conference, which took place in Valencia, November 2-5, and was entitled “Setting Learning on Fire”. The conference provided a wonderful opportunity for teachers to learn from experts in the fields of student assessment, curriculum development, and speech development. […]

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The benefits of outdoor exercise 23/02/2017

In Chester College International School we always strive to make the most of our spacious green grounds, so whenever the sun shines we make sure our students get outdoors, interact with the environment, breath fresh air and exercise and play in nature. The benefits of outdoor play, particularly for children, are well known and numerous […]

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On “The Secrets of Overseas Admissions”: talk by Dr. Monica Rude 18/05/2016

In the final years of a student’s High School education, students are expected to start trying to qualify for universities. Unfortunately, many students have never been taught about college applications, how they work, or how one qualifies for them. For this reason, some schools invite experts of the field to come to schools to inform […]

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European Youth Parliament 15/03/2015

Mid-February the European Youth Parliament, an initiative organised  by young people for young people and which has been running for over 20 years, held their first ever regional session  in Galicia. EYP´s aim is to promote debating and public speaking skills as well as develop critical thinking all within the realms of what is going […]

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