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Preparing for School in Spain

Below are some useful articles on how to prepare your child to start school in Spain

  • Preparing Your Child For School

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    "It is really important, despite any doubts you might have, to keep a positive attitude at all times and to avoid transmitting any of your anxieties to your child.From day one talk about school as a fun place where your child will have the chance to play with lots of other children and learn lots of exciting things. Tell your child about what you enjoyed at school. Avoid talking about negative experiences in front of your child. " (BN, Aug 2011)

    Click here to read an article by Bridget Nelson on preparing your child for school

  • The American School Barcelona

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    "As a child, I attended international schools in Haiti and Kenya. Those experiences have helped me now as a Director of The American School of Barcelona relate to the families and students. I am often asked by parents who are considering leaving their country for the first time, what are the advantages of an international education?”

    Mark Pingitore, Director

    Click here to read the full article