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SCHOOL SECTIONS

Early Years (2 to 5 year olds)

How do we teach?
Learning 100% teaching in English, following the International Curriculum Seeds for Life Project. We encourage decision making, creativity and critical thinking in our youngest pupils.

The use of Ipads with specialised apps as a learning resource which also provides for individual attention and learning programmes supporting attention to diversity.

It improves phonetic skills through BIG CAT PHONICS.

One tutor and one CLA (Classroom Language Assistant) in each class.

Pupil tracking and attention to individual needs supported by the Guidance Department.

What do we teach?

  •  Understanding and control of their bodies and personal autonomy.
  •  Discovering their environment, learning to live together and cooperation.
  •  Linguistic development and communicative abilities.
  •  The 50 basic concepts
  •  Artistic expression and creativity
  •  Music
  •  Mathematical concepts
  •  Emotional development

Primary (6 to 12 year olds)

How do we teach?

This stage is an essential pillar in pupil development to achieve later goals in Secondary Education and in University or Professional development.

We provide pupils with an education that encourages personal development and wellbeing. Pupils acquire and extend basic skills: oral expression and comprehension, reading, writing and maths calculation, as well as developing social skills, work and study ethos, artistic sense, creativity, decision making, linguistic development, learning to take responsibilities and public speaking.

What do we teach?
Learning takes place in English in approx. 55% of the timetable and includes Literacy, Topic, PE, Art, ICT, Robotics, Values and assembly.

The English Centre respects the different beliefs of the families and pupils at the School and offers Catholic religious studies, which reflects the social and cultural environment in which the School is based, but also offers an alternative; Values, which is taught in English. Pupils may receive the Sacrament of the First Communion and the Confirmation in School.

French and German are taught in all the Primary year groups to ensure pupils acquire basic communicative skills that allow them to express and understand simple messages and interact in everyday situations through this second and third foreign language.
Pupils also benefit from the support and monitoring by the Guidance Department.

Secondary and Sixth Form (16 to18 year olds)

How do we teach?

Theory-Practical teaching where the pupils take an active, participative role in class.
Secondary pupils go through a difficult time during their adolescence; therefore tutoring and personal guidance is a very important factor at this stage. The Guidance Department work with pupils and their families helping with their decisions regarding the Sixth Form options.

– Science and Technology
– Humanities and Social Sciences

Values are cross-curricula and present in all subject areas and departments.

Upper Sixth pupils take a mock University Entrance exam under similar conditions with external correctors to ensure objectivity.

  • Science and Technology
  • Humanities and Social Sciences

Values are cross-curricula and present in all subject areas and departments.

Upper Sixth pupils take a mock University Entrance exam under similar conditions with external correctors to ensure objectivity.

What do we teach?
Under the International Curriculum, subjects such as Project Based Learning (PBL), Business Studies, Technology, ICT, Science, Values y Physical Education (PE).
Pupils choose between French and German at this stage.