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British and Waldorf curriculums
Ages 6 to 18

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CurriculumsBritish and Waldorf
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 18
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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 15 students / class
Maximum 22 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €5,830
to: €11,880
Address: Cautivador 18, 03530 La Nucia Camí de l'Ermita 12, 03580 Alfaz del Pi Spain
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, Year 2 has a teaching assistant

Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Valenciano, German

Use of technology in the classroom


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)

Yes, we are currently using google classroom and zoom.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Uniform required


Waiting list

In some classes yes.

Entry evaluation for students

We do an interview, then an assessment and exams to see what level the student is at in english and maths

Brief description of entry evaluation required

An assessment in english and maths is done for new entries at secondary level

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

It is an ongoing registration

Students can join after academic year begins


Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


External examinations or assessments available


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


School bus service available

Depending on the parents interested, it might be possible.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, we have a psychologist at school

School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

3:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No, we offer after school activities

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered


School provided lunches

Yes, we have an external lunch service.

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

It is a vegetarian diet.

Sports activities included

They have PE and Games

Sports facilities at the school

Basketball court

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

AIS is a privately owned British international school with Steiner- Waldorf orientation, dedicated to offering a unique learning experience.
AIS follows the British National Curriculum and Steiner-Waldorf principles, ensuring that equal emphasis is placed on solid academic foundation, artistic expression and socio-emotional development.

Teaching approach of the school

We celebrate our students’ individuality and encourage them to find their true selves through all our activities. We do not judge the students by their academic results, but rather foster their creativity whilst striving to prepare them academically for their IGCSE and A-level exams which they will need at a later date. We give great importance to the arts as well as other traditional academic subjects.

Our school is a learning community which is formed by our teachers, our students and their families. We hold parents meetings every month either as individual meetings with the class tutors or as a whole class. Our parents are invited into school regularly for fairs and celebrations and we encourage them to participate alongside us in their organization. We have parents as class representatives who work together with us to ensure the smooth running of the school. Another popular event with our pupils are the family excursions, where we come together and enjoy walks into the surrounding countryside.

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