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CityA Coruña
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 13
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €5,700
to: €6,350
Address: Rua Roma, 1, 15008 A Coruña, Spain

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

90% local to 10% international

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

English as an Additional Language programme

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, Galician

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Only in some activities and in ICT class

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

We had online learning during covid

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available


Results in these examinations

They havent reached that level yet

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

It depends on the age of the student. As a general rule, no homework is set in early years, but students are expected to take reading books home to read with their parents. In Key Stage 1 and 2, from Year 2 upwards, students have term homework which they ahve 6 weeks to complete, reading books and some maths. About 15 minutes daily. In Secondary they have about 40 minutes a day homework. In addition to the above, at Coruña British International School students are encouraged to read in both English and Spanish.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

None have graduated yet.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

SEN Department

Learning support offered

SEN Department is staffed by highly-qualified professionals, with extensive experience in child psychology, learning processes, behaviour and child development. The department is there to help students to succeed, by:

- Working with parents and students to identify specific educational needs and develop strategies for optimal progress
- Evaluating the most appropriate techniques to ensure that children with special educational needs achieve their maximum potential
- Helping students to improve cognitive skills

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We have diferentiation in class so they will have challenges in all their lesson to do and reach a higher level of learning.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

CBIS organises a simple assessment of English and Maths skills for children aged 7 and over.

Waiting list

In some year groups yes.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

If there are spaces availbale we do not have a deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins

If there are spaces available yes.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

Breakfast Club (07:30 to 08:30)
Late departure (16:00 to 17:00)

School bus service available


School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, multisports, basketball, judo, swimming, skateboard, surf, tennis, rhythmic gymnastics, piano, guitar, play school music, drama, art, dance, ballet, little chefs, Mandarin, abacus, robotics, newspaper club.

Sports activities included

They have PE 2 days a week and depending on the year group and the curriculum they do gymnastics and all types of different sports.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes. Our ECA classes take part in competitions and as a school we take part in the globeducate olympics which is an opportunity for our student to travel to other countries and connect with other Globeducate students from all around the world. As a School we also celebrate sports day.

Facilities at the school

Patios for play, library, learning support room, technology space, science lab.

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor sports hall, basketball court, dodgeball court

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Coruña British International School is a private and secular school in A Coruña which belongs to the Globeducate, world leader in International Education. Globeducate is a global network of +55 premium International schools in 9 countries who prepare each student to be a global citizen who can shape the world. A Globeducate school creates opportunities to connect with students from our schools across the world to come together, in person or online, for sport, music, arts, academic challenges and to work with others to help build a more equal, fair and sustainable world.
CBIS follows the English National Curriculum while meeting all Spanish schooling requirements. The education CBIS offers its students is high quality and individualised, with dedicated attention for each student.

Teaching approach of the school

Through a broad and balanced curriculum that goes beyond the purely academic, CBIS builds a deeper experience of the world. This encourages an environment in which each student can discover and develop their own talents - and appreciate the perspectives and gifts of others.

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