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Hastings wins the regional session of The European Youth Parliament

  The European Youth Parliament (EYP) Madrid regional session took place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th February. It involved 6 students from Year 12 who volunteered to participate: Rebeca C., Isabel J., Alberto M., Teresa R, Alicia D. and Jorge P. They were involved in team building activities first on Saturday morning and then worked in Committee- writing resolutions.  Sunday was the General Assembly

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Art and Photography cultural trip to Florence

In December the Art and Photography students from year 12 and 13 visited the magnificent city of Florence for 5 days. The trip was packed full of culturally enriching experiences such as climbing the leaning tower of Pisa, attending a special Science and Art workshop at the Galileo museum, participating in the Michelangelo and Faith Tour which included visiting the Accademia, Laurentian Library,Cupola, Operas del

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Book week in Primary and fundraising event to send books to Malawi

Friday was the culmination of our book week. There were a lot of book related activities organised, in particular paired reading between different age-groups. There were also some fantastic book character costumes, showing enormous creativity! This was a fund-raising event to pay for 500kg of books that we no longer use in our school to be sent to Malawi, where they will be distributed amongst

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Year 2 and Meerkat Mail

On Tuesday 7th November, Year 2 shared their fantastic finish projects with an impressive display in the gym. The children worked at home to create a habitat for either The Storm Whale or Sunny from the book Meerkat Mail. They were given the choice of how they wanted to represent the habitat. Many of the children chose to do this by creating a diorama or

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Simon Manley, UK ambassador in Spain with two Hastings School pupils

Year 12 pupils go to the British university fair and greet Simon Manley, the UK ambassador in Spain

Last week, nearly 50 students in year 12 attended the main annual British Universities Fair organized by the British Council in Madrid. Our students spent two hours speaking to admissions tutors of more than 40 British universities and institutes of higher education to find out about their course options, requirements to be accepted onto a place, what universities are looking for, to talk about university

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Year 9 trip to Sierra de Gredos 2017

It’s 9.45 am on Tuesday, 26th September. The sun is shining through our windows and onto the beautiful countryside all around us. We have gently warmed up from the 5 degrees Celsius that not long ago brought a flicker to our eyelids, waking us with brief hesitation to the semi darkness of a new day, in a strange room, on a strange bed and the

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Year 12 Photo Exhibition at ASPA Contemporary art gallery

 After the workshop’s great success and with the help and support of the art gallery ASPA , Year 12’s work will be hung alongside Legarreta’s latest work as part of her exhibition “El río no es un lugar” (The River Is Not a Place).   The opening day of the exhibition will take place at ASPA Gallery (C/ Galileo, 19) next Wednesday 21st June at

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Cognita wins award for continuous school improvement based on parent feedback

Cognita has won a 2017 Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Award as the Judges’ Choice for its Voice of the Parent programme. This is the second year that Cognita has been commended for ‘Voice of the Parent’, further recognition that the ongoing feedback received from parents directly inputs into the continuous improvement in its schools. The judges applauded Cognita’s use of parent feedback to

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Year 7 pupils participate in the Ist Maxwell STEM Fair

Last Saturday 11th of March, fifteen students of Year 7 along with their Science teachers Mr. Connolly and Ms. Martínez, participated in the I Maxwell STEM Fair. The aim of this day was to make children experience how the scientific method work, make them elaborate their own hypothesis, test it and present their results and conclusion. The activity consisted of a presentation of some posters with

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Hastings Sobradiel inauguration

Last Thursday 9th March we celebrated the inauguration of Sobradiel. With the lovely weather matching the mood of the parents and staff that shared with us this moment we started this short but emotive event. Our Upper Key Stage 2 choir performed two songs: Spin round and the famous song by […]

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