Location: Spain, Andalusia
Age of students: 3 - 18 years old
Programs: IB - from elementary to high school
Number of students: about 650
Year of foundation: 1978
Type of education: joint
Price: from 11000 euros per term with accommodation
Ranking: one of the best international schools in Spain
The Sotogrande International School in Andalusia is one of the few schools on the Costa del Sol that offers students international educational programs in English. Representatives of more than 40 nationalities study here today. Students choose Sotogrande International School due to impeccable quality of educational services.
In addition, modern private school attracts students with convenient location. The educational institution is located in one of the most tourist areas in Spain. The most convenient way to get to the campus is from Malaga airports (90 km) and Gibraltar (20 km). Located on the beautiful Costa del Sol, the school will be an excellent choice for students wishing to combine studying with cognitive and beach holidays in Spain.
Primary school provides comprehensive development of children. The program includes academic and extracurricular units. Children are offered fundamental disciplines for studying. Particular attention is paid to language training (English, Spanish). The program also provides for the children's acquaintance with information technologies. Subsequently, they can use electronic resources to achieve academic goals.
The traditional secondary school program within the framework of IB provides for the study of compulsory subjects (English, literature, mathematics, natural and humanities, art, information technology, music, business ). The emphasis in the learning process is on understanding the relationship of fundamental education to the applied sphere, the development of critical thinking and the cosmopolitan worldview.
The price includes tuition, accommodation, meals, custody.
In high school, IB students study for 2 years. The program of academic training provides for the study of mandatory and elective subjects of a certain profile. Students choose 1 discipline from 6 directions. In addition, they can study special subjects, the knowledge on which they plan to deepen at the university.
The peculiarity of the high school course is the specificity of education. Classes are held in mini-groups. Students attend theoretical lessons and independently work on practical assignments. The program provides for the mandatory creation of an individual creative product. Each student of IB writes a detailed essay with a volume of at least 4000 words.
Tuition, accommodation, meals, custody are included in the price.
Students are offered accommodation in a residence on campus. The housing stock is presented by one- and two-bedded furnished rooms with private facilities. Also, in the residence there is a common living room with TV, kitchen, self-preparation room with Internet access. The school curriculum provides three meals a day. The dining room serves Spanish cuisine.
The campus includes main school buildings with classrooms, laboratories, assembly halls, recreational halls between classes, student mini-kitchens, a library, a residence, several outdoor park-type recreation areas. The school also has a sports infrastructure. There is an athletics arena, a 25-meter swimming pool, a multifunctional gym, football fields and an international golf club.
Studying period: September - June.
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.