Schooling & Kids

Student Tourism Videos

Leisure and Tourism students in Year 10 (aged 14 to 15) from Colegio Hispano Britanico have been creating their own promotional videos of Lanzarote aimed at tourists. They gathered all of their own images and video clips from around the island and produced the final films using either Windows Movie Maker or Adobe After Effects.

Jose Jack Elena, Emilie & Joshua

Jose, Jack, Elena, Emilie, and Joshua produced a video to promote Playa Blanca. They had “fun recording but it was a challenge to edit the film."


Alberto Ricardo Christopher & Diego

Alberto, Ricardo, Christopher, and Diego produced a video to promote Puerto del Carmen. They commented read more »

Book Review - Moving To Spain With Children

There are any number of books (including our own!) about moving to Spain, but this is the first we’ve seen that focuses on the area most people are concerned about – their children.

Moving to Spain with children

The book has been written by our friend Lisa Sadleir, who is a successful working Mum based in Andalucia.

It covers:

  • Timing your move
  • Choosing the best location
  • All the detail on schooling
  • Sorting the paperwork
  • Helping the children with learning Spanish

And it also goes on to other key areas of a move, like:

  • Buying a property
  • Starting a business
  • Sorting out healthcare

Lisa’s main business is all about helping people navigate the paperwork system in Spain, so you know her information is going to be accurate, and she also runs a very popular blog called Family Life in Spain. read more »

Lanzarote School Calendar 2014 / 2015

The school holiday calendar in Lanzarote for the academic year 2014 / 2015 has been confirmed in the BOC 116 on the 18th of June 2014 by La Consejería de Educación.


Educación Infantil & Primaria schools will return on Monday 8th September 2014 and Educación Secundaria & Bachillerato on Wednesday 10th September. The fiesta days and school holidays for Christmas and Easter 2014/15 have been confirmed for Lanzarote as: read more »

Tonin Corujo School of Music

The School of Music starts its academic year 2013/2014 this coming Saturday 5th of October with a open day where anyone can participate in the various free Master Classes that the school will be offering.

Music open day

The Master Classes will focus on a number of different subjects that will be offered this year, including instrument Master Classes like saxophone, guitar, electric guitar, timple, drums, percussion, piano and singing among others. Also Music IT will be showcased where the  students will receive notions of composition and arrangement, will learn to make your own recording, editing and mixing.

There will be activities for younger children where they can enjoy educational sessions, based on games and using their joy and eagerness to teach them the most basic elements of the various instruments that will be available.

There will be games aimed at read more »

Exhibition of Synchronized Swimming in Punta Mujeres

On the 7th September a group of children from Punta Mujeres, Arrieta, and Haria put on a fantastic demonstration of synchronized swimming in the sea pool at Punta Mujeres as part of the local fiesta. The show was preceded by a dog show from Sara’s kennels.

Synchronized Swimming Lanzarote

For the last three weeks the children had been working hard learning how to do synchronized swimming under the instruction of Estefanía. The results were outstanding with a well choreographed performance which demonstrated the skills that the children had learnt throughout the weeks. The children performed three different routines that were inspired by the beach and sea with soundtracks from the Beach Boys and the film Jaws.

Synchronized Swimming LanzaroteSynchronized Swimming Lanzarote read more »

Lanzarote School Calendar 2013 / 2014

Primary school aged children return to the CEIP schools on Monday 9th September and secondary school aged pupils (IES) on Wednesday 11th for the academic year 2013 / 2014 in Lanzarote. School finishes for summer on Friday 20th June 2014.


The fiesta days and school holidays for Christmas and Easter 2014 have been confirmed for Lanzarote as: read more »

Don't abandon me this summer

Lanzarote’s animal shelter SARA have teamed up with Bodega Stratvs for a children’s workshop tomorrow morning.

SARA & Stratvs

The Taller Contra el Abandono de Animales will be held on Saturday 29th June from 11:00 to 13:00 in the Salón Stratvs. The event is open for children of all ages to help design placards discouraging pet owners from abandoning their animals, which will then be exhibited and distributed for display around the whole island.

Children will be encouraged to paint or draw a read more »

The Junior Cricket Festival 2013

Introduce the kids to a new sport on Sunday by taking them along to The Junior Cricket Festival in Lanzarote.


The festival has been organised by the Lanzarote Cricket Association and will be held in the Campo de Fútbol in Puerto del Carmen. For those of you who don’t know where the football ground is situated, it’s on the outskirts of the resort along the coast towards Puerto Calero, in the old harbour area.

There’s a small charge for children aged 5-16 years old  to participate, entry is €4 which includes a BBQ and t-shirt as well as the cricket.

Junior Cricket Festival Programme

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