SILA is the official language academy of Sotogrande International School and our aim is to provide the best experience in foreign language learning, through our team of native speaking, qualified teachers. Whether you are just beginning your language studies or looking to advance to the next level we have classes to suit everyone. Our lessons are specifically planned and tailored to meet the specific needs of the class and individuals. At SILA we include sessions for young learners, teenagers and adults. Language levels are assessed prior to joining to ensure students enter at the correct level and get the most out of every lesson.

Multilingualism has become more than just ‘important’. Speaking a foreign language has evolved to be extremely beneficial, whether viewed from the financial or social aspect. Being able to communicate in a foreign language helps to make real connections with people, provides an insight into different cultures, and opens doors in the world of job opportunities.

Our teachers

Making use of the outstanding facilities at Sotogrande International School and Sotogrande International Boarding House at San Roque Club, our teachers have the resources and space to deliver our language courses.

María Franco

Coordinator, English and Spanish teacher.

Jade Tattersall

English teacher


Spanish teacher


Chinese teacher

Graduated at Plymouth University BA International Business with Italian Language. Post-graduate diploma DELTA (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults) Cambridge University. DELE official examiner (Diploma de Español como Lengua Extranjera).

I have been teaching languages since 1995 all over the world with international institutions such as British Council and ILA and have taken part in education development projects for primary school teachers in collaboration with the Ministry of Education of Malaysia. Currently coordinating SILA and teaching English and Spanish at SIS and Summer Camps.

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