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Parents' Workshops

Our interactive parents' workshops provide helpful tips and resources to assist parents in learning how to create conditions that support learning at home

During the school year The British School of Barcelona offers parents a series of interactive workshops which provide useful and workable tips and strategies on how to help children at home.

All the workshops are free of charge.

The workshops consist of a short presentation led by a teacher specialist followed by group discussion and practical exercises.

Most of the workshops are held simultaneously in English and Spanish. Check the details of each workshop.

Groups are limited to a maximum of 30 participants.

Childcare is available at no charge.

2016-2017 Parents’ Workshops

Check the Family Club – Parents’ Workshops scheduled for the 2016-2017 school year.

Please use the tabs below to view the activities at each of our school campuses.

EARLY PHONICS SKILLS

Date: Wednesday, 19th October 2016

Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Places: 30

Workshop aimed at parents with children aged from 4 to 7 years old.

 

Learn phonics using Read Write Inc., the system we use in the school to teach your children how to read and write in English.This will be a fun and educational session to help you understand how your child learns, writes and speaks. Lots of practical activities and plenty of opportunities to have a go!

This workshop will be taught in English only.

BIG TALK AND BIG WRITE

Date: Wednesday, 9th November 2016

Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Places: 30

Workshop aimed at parents with children aged from 5 to 11 years old.

 

“Big Writing”, “Big Talk”, “Punctuation pyramids”, “V.C.O.P”, “Kung Fu”: you may have heard your children mention some of these when talking about their English lessons. So what are they and how can you support your children in their learning?

This informative workshop will outline the basic philosophy of Big Writing and explain some of the fun activities your children enjoy whilst improving their standard of written and spoken English.

This workshop will be taught in English and Spanish.

MATHEMATICAL CALCULATIONS – THE ENGLISH WAY!

Date: Tuesday, 24th January 2017

Time: 4:30 – 5:30 pm

Places: 30

Workshop aimed at parents with children aged from 7 to 11 years old.

 

Have you ever wondered how your child is taught Maths at the BSB? Are you confused about the different mathematical methods used by children between Years 3 and Year 6?

Come along to this informative workshop and find out exactly what happens in a BSB Maths lesson!

The workshop will show you how children progress using different methods for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in Upper Key Stage 2, while information will also be given on how you can help your child with Maths at home.

This workshop will be taught in English and Spanish.

 

KEY STAGE 1 & KEY STAGE 2 READING

Date: Tuesday, 29th November 2016Time: 4:15 – 5:00 pm

Places: 30

Workshop aimed at parents with children aged from 5 to 11 years old.

 

Learn about how we teach reading in school and how you can support your child at home to develop into fluent readers who have a love of books.

This workshop will be taught in English and Spanish.

PHONICS IN EARLY YEARS & KEY STAGE 1

Date: Tuesday, 24th January 2017

Time: 4:15 – 5:00 pm

Places: 30

Workshop aimed at parents with children aged from 3 to 7 years old.

 

Find out how English words are constructed and pronounced correctly and learn multiple techniques in which to practice phonics at home with your child in a fun and memorable way.

This workshop will be taught in English and Spanish.

ASSESSMENT PROCESS

Date: Tuesday, 21st February 2017

Time: 4:15 – 5:00 pm

Places: 30

Workshop aimed at parents with children from all ages.

 

Join us to gain a better understanding of how we assess children’s learning and how we share this information with our students and parents.

This workshop will be taught in English and Spanish.

READING WITH YOUR CHILDREN AT HOME

Workshop open to BSB Castelldefels and BSB Sitges parents

Date: Thursday, 27th April 2017

Time: 4.30 – 5.30 pm

Location: BSB Castelldefels

Places: 30

Workshop aimed at parents with children aged from 5 to 11 years old.

Reading at home is very important. Come to this workshop to learn how you can help your children with their reading skills, comprehension, and to understand the texts and books.

Come to this workshop and help your children with their reading during the Summer holidays!

This workshop will be taught in English and Spanish