Friday, May 25, 2018

Expat teen scoops Spanish writing prize

Chloe Madison Grubb won first prize in Coca Cola short story contest

Dyslexia didn’t stop Einstein

How to help your child deal with dyslexia... and be as successful as Richard Branson, Whoopi Goldberg or genius Albert Einstein

How to keep pests off your lunch in Spain

Want a good way to stop wasps from ruining your lunch? Try this, writes Wendy Andersen

Herald the dawn of the Spanish ‘dive-bomb’ wasp

LISTEN UP: Spain provides the world with a rare new species, writes Eloise Horsfield

Child care costs crippling UK families

Figures show UK has the world's highest childcare costs

Expat’s new book to help Spanish children with English

Briton set to tour schools with book Dreamstones in bid to get kids interested

Private education is ‘corrosive’ to UK society, claims Clegg

Deputy Prime Minister claims massive gap between state and private schools is damaging the economy

T-Rex terrorises Marbella school pupils

Ashley Bolton on a school topic 65 million years in the making

Briton wonders ‘were4 art thou rmo’

Student translates famous scene from Romeo and Juliet into text speak

We are not Spanish sardines!

School strikes over plans to see class sizes increased to up to 42 pupils

Miguel Angel Jimenez to play in Butterfly event at Aloha Golf

The Spanish golfer will take part in a tournament to helps children with the incurable condition

Still Searching for a Star in Marbella

Quick! The last talent show audition takes place this Saturday

What was Guernica?

LISTEN UP: In this new section, Wendy Andersen gives a potted history on Spain’s most famous painting, which was inspired by the bombing of Guernica 75 years ago

Seussical the Musical takes San Roque by storm!

Students from Sotogrande school perform in Seussical the Musical, based on the Dr Seuss children’s stories

Mind the gap

Swans pupil Guillermo Fernandez (year 13) on why taking a year out between school and university may not be the best idea

Bronze medal for young Estepona figure skater

Bobbie Holgate-Pope, 11, wowed judges at Blackpool Ice Festival

Hey, big(ish) spenders!

Spanish schools are above OECD averages when it comes to school spending... and even beat the UK

A wonderful way with words

Sotogrande International School embraced World Poetry Day by asking its pupils to pen a few lines

But will we fit in?

Parents more concerned that other families are ‘people like us’ than about discipline

Fine schools for illiterate kids

Schools could be punished if children remain illiterate when they move to secondary schools

Bittersweet victory for OPX writing competiton winner

It was a classic mistake that any newcomer to Spain could have easily made

OPX writing competition runners-up

Elena Peel and Jasper Kettell's accounts of Cadiz and Via Verdes

Have parents gone soft?

One in five American parents has stopped reading their children the classics because they are 'too scary'

OPX writing competition winner (11 and under)

Queenie Molly Argent compares two very different Andalucias in her winning piece

What a novel idea!

Do you feel like you don’t fit in? Here’s a collection of our favourite books to help outsiders understand themselves

British lingo king

Student Alex Rawlings speaks 11 languages!
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