British School of Barcelona is a prestigious high school in Catalonia. Its main distinguishing feature is the British educational program. The private school of British School is international. Representatives of 40 nationalities are trained here.
At the Barcelona school, foreign students can obtain an A-level certificate recognized by most universities in the world. The GCSE stage is also available. Training differs from that inschools in Britain . Here is a more democratic atmosphere, not so strict requirements for discipline. But the quality of academic training Catalan school is not inferior to its British counterparts.
The academic process is not limited to academic studies. The school organizes and leisure of children of all ages: there are many sports sections, circles. In addition, social events are regularly held. On weekends, foreign students can go on excursions in bright Catalonia.
The conditions of admission are identical to those in British schools. Applicants present an extract from the place of their previous studies, a certificate in English, they pass a telephone or online interview.
The secondary school program (grades 5-9) is general education. Students study a large number of disciplines, determined with the subsequent academic direction. The number of compulsory subjects includes natural and exact sciences, languages (French, English), art, history, geography, information technology, physical education, music. Also included in the program is a subject such as social and emotional upbringing. Additionally, the attention of schoolchildren is offered lessons of Spanish state and Catalan languages in the amount of 3 and 1 per week, respectively. Exams in secondary school students pass twice a year: intermediate - in winter, final - in the summer.
Cost: 10900 - 11,750 euros per year (training + textbooks + insurance).
GCSE is offered in high school (grades 10-13). It includes compulsory disciplines and subjects of choice. To in-depth study geography, history, French language, music, art, physics, chemistry, business are offered.
Cost: 11,840 euros per year (training + training materials + insurance).
The final stage of the training is the A-level course. It provides for an effective two-year preparation for admission to the university. On the course, several subjects are studied in depth. Students can choose the priority disciplines from an extensive list, including exact, natural, humanities, technology, business. Additional lessons are available in Spanish and Catalan.
Tuition fees: € 11,840 per year (training + training materials + insurance).
The British School of Barcelona proposes to start school at the primary level of education - a kindergarten (from 3 to 5 years) and primary education (from 6 to 8 years). This program, specially developed for the youngest pupils of the school, allows them to grow and develop in a fun and safe environment and is aimed at generating interest in acquiring knowledge.
Cost: 10100 - 11,750 euros per year (training + training materials + insurance + lunch / afternoon snack).
For foreigners, there is a day school and half board. Accommodation, meals are provided only during school hours.
The cost of meals:
The school organizes and leisure of children of all ages, there are many sports sections, circles. In addition, social events are regularly held. On weekends, foreign students can go on excursions in bright Catalonia.
British School is characterized by modern equipment. The school has small auditoriums, several laboratories, a library with a printed and electronic fund. Also in the educational building there are computer classes, a music studio, an art workshop. The school has its own theater. The sports infrastructure of the school is represented by a gymnasium and a sports hall.
The school year is divided into three terms. Autumn - begins in September and ends in December, spring begins in January and ends in March, summer starts in April and ends in June.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.