Hastings School

Calle Lorenzo Solano Tendero, 11, 28043, Madrid

+34 673 554 648

7-18 yrs
English National Curriculum, IGCSEs
Type of School
Day School
Main Language


Hastings School is an independent British school based in Madrid which offers education to students aged 3-18 years, covering Early Years through to IGCSE and A Levels. The school is based on five campuses.

The campus at Lorenzo Solano Tendero is a spacious six-floor converted building located in a residential area. Our students are taught by our regular team of UK qualified and experienced teachers, plus our Spanish qualified staff who offer the obligatory Spanish language and humanities courses to our students up to Year 11 and the optional Spanish university preparation classes to those senior students who choose these classes.

Hastings is authorised by the Spanish Ministry of Education and is a member of the National Association for British Schools in Spain (NABSS).

Neil Tetley


Neil Tetley started as Principal at Hastings School in September 2018 having previously been Headmaster of Woodbridge School in the UK for four years. He has worked at numerous schools in the UK and abroad: Assistant Head at King's College School, Wimbledon; Deputy Head at Sevenoaks School; schools in Japan, Italy and Belgium. He has a degree and MA in History from Cambridge University, a PGCE from Cambridge University and has completed MA modules in 'Education in an International Context' and 'Leading and Managing Change in Education' from Bath University.

He is passionate about ensuring we give young people the best possible start in life, meaning they are happy at school, obtain the best possible academic results and develop the attributes needed to thrive in an increasingly complex and competitive world.

He is married to Laura, a fluent Spanish speaker, and has two boys aged 12 and 15.

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