Parent Talks

The Parent Talks in our International School of Madrid provide helpful tips and resources to assist parents in learning how to create conditions that support learning at home.

If you would like to register to a Parent Talk, please confirm use the form at the bottom of the page.


Montessori beyond beginners

A lot of families choose Montessori. The essentials in the Montessori program.   

This informative talk will demonstrate:

  • Materials in the classroom – sample from: Practical Life, sensorial, language, mathematics and culture  
  • ‘How can parents help at home?’

Delivered by: Abigail Jayne and Lucy González

Date: 4th February 2020
15:45 – 16:30
Aimed at: 
parents of children in Infants

Sixth Form Options and Opportunities – Focus Group

A love of reading is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.  We all know it is important to read with our children but do we realise just what an impact reading can have on our children´s lives?

This informative talk will demonstrate:

  • How parents can instil a life long love of reading in their child
  • Clear and easy-to-follow examples of how to get the most value and joy from a read-aloud session with your child
  • Tools for reading, including phonics
  • List of ´Must reads´ for children

Delivered by: Abigail Jayne

Date: 12th February 2020
15:50 – 16:30
Aimed at: 
parents of children in Infants

Revision techniques

Which revision techniques should our students use to get the best results?

Delivered by: Sarah Ebery and Barbara Dunlop

Date: 2nd March 2020
19:00 – 19:50
Aimed at: 
parents of children in Y8, Y9, Y10, Y11, Y12 and Y13

Using Technology to enhance learning

This talk will explain how Technology can motivate and inspire students getting better results.

Delivered by: Jonathan Coward

Date: 9th March 2020
Time – Juniors:
9:15 – 10:00
Time – Seniors: 15:45 – 16:30

Digital resilience

We are in an increasingly digital world. Are we aware of the risks that come with it? There is a need of Digital Resilience.

Date: 1st April 2020
Time – Juniors:
15:50 – 16:30
Time – Seniors: 19:00 – 19:50

Emotional Inteligence Follow Up 

Through this workshop we would like to share with families a first approach to our concept of emotional intelligence: a set of skills and attitudes that allow us to express our emotional states in a balanced way, understand the emotions of others and be able to use this information to guide our behaviour within the context of social relations.

We will look after children in the garden for parents who wish to attend.

Date: 27th April 2020
Time: 17:00 – 17:50

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