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Hastings School Madrid

Address: Paseo de la Habana, 204, 28036 Madrid, Spain
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Description Hastings School Madrid

  • Established: 1971
  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Students age: 2 to 18 years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: full time, half board.

Hastings School Madrid is an independent British school of international format located in Madrid. Hastings School Madrid calls its task the provision of first-class education for students of different returns (from 3 to 18 years). To achieve this goal, the institution creates for its students a favorable atmosphere for academic, intellectual and personal development. Here, students are surrounded by mutual respect and support from both fellow students and the teaching staff.

Hastings School is not just a high school, but an entire educational complex that has at its disposal six separate campuses for students of different ages: pre-school education, elementary school, middle and high schools. All campuses are located in the Spanish capital in the central part of the city.

Teaching at Hastings School Madrid is in English, but foreign students can study Spanish and its dialects as additional subjects, as well as immerse themselves in the history of this European country.

Hastings School is part of the Cognita Educational Association, which includes more than 70 educational institutions in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Hastings School Madrid is considered one of the most popular network schools in Spain - there are seven in all in the country.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Hastings School Madrid

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
3-11
from 925 € / month

Preschool education

  • Age: 2-5 years old
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration: from 1 year.

The pre-school education level helps children from a young age expand their knowledge and acquire useful skills, including learning English. The general curriculum of this stage includes 7 areas for training. Some of them are devoted to academic knowledge, and part to the study of personality:

  • Communication and language
  • Physical development
  • Personal, social and emotional development
  • Diploma
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world (natural sciences)
  • Fine art and design.

Since there are several campuses at Hastings School, for convenience, there is a preschool department in two of them:

  • Campus Chamartín, Paseo de la Havana area
  • Campus Sobradiel, Conde Orgaz District.

On the basis of each campus in the preschool department, three groups of 24 people are recruited - nurseries, kindergartens and those who entered the first grade.

Primary School

  • Age: 5-11 years old
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration: 5-6 years.

The elementary school department is located in three Hastings School campuses - the set in them differs in age:

  • Pupils 5-7 years old, Sobradiel campus, Conde Orgaz district
  • Pupils 6-8 years old, Bendición Campus, Chamartin District
  • Pupils 9-10 years old, Azulinas campus, Chamartin district.

In general, the curriculum for all elementary grades is based on the National Curriculum of England, which includes the main subjects:

  • Diploma
  • Mathematics
  • Understanding the world (natural sciences)
  • Spanish language (supplements the program from the first year of study).

Training takes place in an easy game format, using educational literature with vivid pictures. To consolidate the material, teachers conduct interactive classes where children need to interact with each other.

Annual
11-15
from 1 125 € / month

high school

  • Age: 11-15 years old
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration: 5 years.

The high school level at Hastings School is divided into two stages:

From the 7th to the 9th year of study

The first three years of the middle school curriculum focused on the study of disciplines in the British national program:

  • English language and literature
  • Mathematics
  • Natural science
  • Story
  • Geography
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Art
  • Information Technology
  • Physical education.

According to the Spanish program of the Ministry, the Spanish language and the humanities are added to these disciplines. Schoolchildren also undergo a comprehensive program of personal and social education, covering such areas as citizenship, health, career and educational skills.

10th and 11th year of study

The remaining two years, middle school students devote to preparing for the certification Cambridge IGCSE, which includes 9 subjects:

  • English
  • English literature
  • Mathematics
  • Natural sciences (combined physics, chemistry, biology)
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Two liberal arts subjects of choice (history, geography, art and design, ICT, business research or dramatic art)
  • Physical education.

Lorenzo Solano Tendero Campus, located in Arturo Soria, Madrid's urban area, is available for middle-class students at Hastings School.

Annual
16-18
from 1 445 € / month

Old school

  • Age: 16-18 years old
  • Dates: September-June
  • Duration: 2 years.

High school students (year 12 and 13) are based on two campuses: partly on the basis of the Lorenzo Solano Tendero campus, and partly on the Manuel Marañón campus.

As for the curriculum, high school students study subjects under the British A-level program (two years = two levels - AS and A) plus the Spanish university preparation course. To obtain a certificate of complete secondary education A-level and pass the final exam, students choose from the list of 4 main disciplines:

  • Literature in English
  • Story
  • Economics and business
  • Applied ICT
  • Art and design
  • French
  • Mathematics
  • Advanced math
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics.

As part of the Spanish program, foreign students pass the Spanish-language subjects required for admission to a national university:

  • Art history
  • Universal Literature and Language
  • Mathematics (Statistics)
  • Geography
  • art
  • Biology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics.

Manuel Marañón’s second campus runs the Hastings Nexus University Training Program, which offers academic opportunities a bit wider than the traditional Sixth Form UK courses. Hastings Nexus members receive the following features:

  • Two courses of PCE (competency test), to get extra points for admission to universities in Spain
  • Extended qualifications. Students can develop and demonstrate broader project management skills and improved writing skills.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English.
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Summer school

  • Age: 2-12 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 12
  • Duration: from 1 week.

In the summer months, Hastings School organizes a camp for children from 2 years old and adolescents up to 12 years old to learn English and have fun! The summer educational program is held in two places - Madrid and Galicia.

In the first case, the course represents the study of English in five thematic areas:

  • Emotional, social and personal development
  • Language and Communication
  • Environmental awareness
  • Physical development
  • Stimulating creativity.

In the second camp in the territory of Galicia, students are recruited a little older - from 6 to 12 years. For them, in addition to English lessons, sports are offered (swimming, team games), educational seminars, recreational activities, creative workshops, environmental routes and even night parties! The latter, of course, are supervised by teachers.

Accommodation, housing and food

The lunch break at Hastings School is an important element of the educational process, so the administration carefully monitors the formation of the menu for its students. Each campus has its own diet, taking into account the age of students, including different dishes with vitamins and nutrients. Each campus has a dining room, designed for the age group of students who go there.

Events Hastings School Madrid

Hastings School Madrid offers a large selection of electives and study groups for all extracurricular activities in the afternoons on Monday through Friday. The extracurricular program of classes helps students to develop their creative potential, to reveal the features of their character and move on the path to set educational goals.

Sports sections for boys and girls:

  • Karate
  • Judo
  • Mini football
  • Pilates
  • Fitness
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Table tennis
  • Running club
  • Multisport (jumping, spinning, climbing, catching up)
  • Rugby
  • Volleyball
  • Roller skating
  • Field hockey
  • Cheerleaders.

Intelligent sections:

  • Art craft
  • Graffiti
  • Chess
  • Cookery
  • Dramatic art
  • Confectionery
  • Scientific experiments
  • Robotics
  • Minecraft
  • Cinema and animation club
  • School of magic (magic tricks)
  • Circus school
  • The Thinkers
  • Digital photography.

Music and dance clubs:

  • Ballet
  • Gymnastics
  • Modern dance
  • Music and Fun
  • Talent show.

Language Clubs:

  • German
  • French.

Equipment Hastings School Madrid

Hastings School Madrid is located in the central area of the Spanish capital and includes 6 campuses: three of them are located in the Chamartin area (between them 5-10 minutes walk), three more - in the urban areas of Arturo Soria and Conde Orgaz. The school has its own buses, which simplify the movement between training campuses.

  • Campus in Paseo de la Havana

This is the territory of study of the youngest students from 2 to 5 years. Constructed for children, the chalet in the urban area of Chamartin has the longest history among the Hastings School campuses. The specialized center accommodates three classrooms from a nursery to a preparatory class. The campus covers 630 sq.m. and includes: kitchen, dining room, playgrounds (two small) and the main street area.

  • Campus Sobradiel

The territory for students from 3 to 7 years old is located in the urban area of Conde Orgaz. An extensive and multifunctional space has been created here for the active movement and gatherings of a large number of people. Each group of students has access to a separate outdoor play area to easily take part in outdoor activities. There is also a common playground with an area of 500 square meters. m., including large toys and other equipment.

  • Campus Bendición de Campos

Another training campus in the Madrid region of Chamartin, designed for elementary school students (6-10 years old). The main building is a 4-storey modern building equipped with the necessary equipment: a computer room (ICT), a music room, three classrooms, rooms for additional training, a gym, a library, a dining room and a kitchen.

  • Campus Azulinas

Schoolchildren are studying on the territory of this campus, who are already preparing to move from elementary school to secondary - fifth and sixth grades. The educational building has all the necessary facilities: classrooms, a technology class, a computer room, a multifunctional hall for various activities (fitness, assemblies, theater plays), a library and, of course, a dining room with a kitchen. Physical education classes are held in a rented gym 200 meters from the school.

  • Campus Lorenzo Solano Tendero

A spacious educational campus for middle and senior classes, located in the Arturo Soria area a few hundred meters from the metro station of the same name. Children from 7 to 13 years old study in a 6-story building, where there are 3 modern scientific laboratories, an art studio (60 sq.m.), a computer room with wi-fi, a library with an impressive base, a training area, a multi-purpose hall (for fitness) gathering or dancing), a theater hall. Physical education classes are held at a rented sports facility, where children ride a school bus.

  • Campus Manuel Marañón

The campus for middle and high school students has a total area of 3500 sq.m., the infrastructure of which includes:

  • 24 audiences
  • 3 STEM laboratories (for science, technology, engineering and mathematics)
  • 4 art laboratories (photography, drawing, painting and sculpture)
  • 1 library
  • 1 study area
  • 1 cafeteria
  • Street area 1000 sq.m. for leisure or group work
  • Hydroponic vertical garden.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at Hastings School runs from September to June (10 months) and includes several vacation breaks.

The course price includes:

  • Academic Program of the British National System
  • Educational materials
  • Swimming course for children from 3 to 6 years.

Additionally paid:

  • Registration fee - 1250 €
  • Meals - from 150 € to 184 €
  • Transport - from 160 € to 200 €
  • School uniform
  • Textbook in Spanish or another foreign language.

The school also provides a 20% discount on tuition for families who have sent three children to school. In this case, the discount will be applied to the youngest student.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

The admission process involves several steps:

  • Send a request through the form on the school website. An institution employee will contact the parents of a potential student and tell them what they can offer.
  • School attendance. A personal visit to the educational institution will give a better idea of what the future student will expect here. This can be done on Open Day, which takes place during the year, or during a private visit - you can arrange it with a contact person
  • Book your place. To do this, all candidates from the 1st to the 13th year of study must pass a personal interview and get an assessment of the academic knowledge and language that is currently available
  • Tuition and invitation to school. If everything is in order with the previous paragraph, the student receives an invitation to study and can already pay for the first academic month.

Parents will learn additional conditions for admission and the necessary documents from a contact employee who will respond to an information request.

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Recommendations on when to apply

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.
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