Location: Sitges, a suburb of Barcelona
Age: 3 - 18 years old, boarding house from 7 years old
Programs: Elementary School, GCSE, IB, Spanish Bachilerato, A-level, summer courses (full-time)
Year of establishment: boarding stay - from 2013
Type of study: joint
Price: from 10,500 euros per term with accommodation (senior classes)
Rating: one of the most prestigious international schools in Spain
The private school International School of Barcelona is located half an hour from Barcelona in the cozy town of Siches. The school provides a day stay and accommodation on a boarding school basis. ISB attracts international students with an international perspective. The educational center offers personalized instruction aimed at satisfying the student's academic needs, developing his abilities, revealing his creative potential.
The school has all the conditions for the diversified development of children. The training here is not limited to academic modules and blocks. Attention to children is offered an extensive extra-curricular program, which includes sports, creativity, excursion support.
The program for students is 14 - 16 years old. GCSE provides for the study of general subjects in the first year of study. At the second, students choose 8-11 priority disciplines. Mandatory is the study of English, mathematics, 2-3 sciences, one foreign language. A set of subjects to choose from includes chemistry, physics, biology, computer technology, religion, geography, graphics, design and technology, drama, art, English literature. Additionally, students can learn languages: Russian, Japanese, German, Spanish, French, Latin.
International Baccalaureate for high school students (16 - 18 years old). The program provides for the study of 6 subjects from different groups. The following disciplines are offered to students: biology, business and management, chemistry, English, Russian, French and literature, geography, mathematics, physics, psychology, Spanish language and literature, theory of knowledge, visual arts, computer technology. Spanish is studied in-depth. This allows graduates of the program to choose both international English-language universities, and state Spanish with programs in the national language.
The IB training module also includes the CAS module. It is aimed at developing students critical thinking, creative abilities, social skills.
Daytime camp without accommodation.
The following training formats are provided based on the age of the children:
The camp includes:
Early arrival group: 08.30 - 09.00
The camp includes:
Early arrival group: 08.30 - 09.00
(From 9:00 to 16:00) In the morning, sports, and in the afternoon languages (English / Spanish / Chinese).
ISB students are offered accommodation in the residence. Schoolchildren 7 - 16 years old live in 1 - 3-bed rooms with private facilities. In general, the residence has a kitchen, a dining room, rest rooms and self-preparation, a swimming pool, a gym.
Senior students are accommodated in a hotel-style residence. The building offers 1-2-bed rooms with private facilities.
The school provides board meals. Breakfast and dinner are served at the residence. Hot meals are in the dining room of the academic building.
The students are offered an extensive extracurricular program. It includes sports (tennis, golf, football, swimming and much more), visits to creative circles, electives, language clubs. Also, the program provides for a guided tour in Spain. Students on weekends during field trips can get acquainted with the sights of Barcelona, other interesting cities of the country.
The school has modern, equipped with interactive technology classrooms, a library, a computer class. On the campus there are also sports facilities: two swimming pools, several playgrounds and fields, a gym, a gym, a golf course, and a tennis court. The school has a cozy dining room, cafeteria. A spacious living room is available for students' rest.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|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.