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CityAlicante - Costa Blanca
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 1 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 22 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €5,000
to: €13,300
Address: Av. El Copet, 5 03530 La Nucía (Alicante), Spain
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

China, People's Republic of
Netherlands (Antilles)
Howland Island
Dominican Republic
North American
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
El Salvador

Most common nationality

Spanish, British, Polish & Russian

Ratio of local students to international students

Local students: 51%
International: 49%

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, our teachers are all native speakers

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we have a wonderful LSC department that offers support for English, Spanish & Maths

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, German & Valencian

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes, we have assistants in EYFS & Primary

Use of technology in the classroom

Chrome Books, 3D Printers and clever boards touch screen

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels, Cambridge and Edexcel for English.
DELE for Spanish.
Goethe Institute certifications for German.

Results in these examinations

In 2023 100 % of our A Level students passed and 98 % of our GCSE students passed.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, but no too much and always topics based

Approximate hours of homework given

1 hour per day

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

In 2023 all of the International students entered their first choice university outside of Spain and in Spain.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have a specific SLN department.

Learning support offered

We have a Learning Support Centre wich addresses the needs of children who have gaps in their learning. They work in a reduced groups (maximum 8) for Maths and English. Ana, our school psychologist, carries out internal assesments and works closely with teachers and external specialists (psychologists, neorologist,...). We do differentiation in class to adapt the work for their level and needs.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

To meet the needs of more able children, teachers differentiate teaching and learning to ensure children are provided with challenging learning activities. These children are provided with 'Mastery' level work to deepen knowledge, understanding and skills.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, students have provided access to an educational psychologist who supports everyone and each one of them within their day to day school routine, through their admissions process. At Elian's we assess and support our students with any difficult in their learning process and in their emotional development.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes for children aged 7 or more.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

English and Maths (and maybe Spanish).

Waiting list

Yes, in some year groups.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have no deadline, this depends on places being available.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, we welcome students anytime of the academic year.

School start time

8.45 a.m.

School finish time

4.10 p.m.

Supervised care before/after school

Free extended hours from 8:00 to 8:45 and 16.10 to 17:00.

School bus service available

Yes, we have bus routes to Calpe (North of Alicante and Alicante beaches area - Campello and San Juan beach).

School provided lunches

Yes. We provide healty food as a day to day basis which is cooked in school (no Catering).

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

Yes, we privide alternative options like vegan or gluten free and different nationalities as well like Halal.

Uniform required

Yes. This is bought through an online boutique.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

The school offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities. You can see all the offer here: https://lanucia.colegiosiep.es/

Sports activities included

Invasion games like:
- Basketball
- Football
- Ultimate frisbee
- Handball
- Waterpolo

Netwall games
- Tennis
- Volleyball
- Table tennis




Outdoor adventurous activities
- Orienteering
- Hiking
- Team problem solving
- Cross country running

- Swimming
- Personal survival and lifesaving

Batting and Fielding games
- Rounders
- Baseball

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, at Elian's we have sports tournaments within school (football, table tennis,etc.).
We take part in sports competitions outside of school.

Facilities at the school

We have an open library, 4 science labs, ICT lab, DT lab.

Sports facilities at the school

State-of-the-art 4G football pitch, , 2 full-size tennis courts, basketball court, outdoor swimming pool, beach volley pitch and various trails and tracks for outdoor adventurous activities on the school's doorstep.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Elian’s British School La Nucía opened in September 2002 and is part of the well-established IEP Group. Students are able to join pre-school as soon as they can walk and follow a bilingual programme until the age of three, at which point they follow the English and Spanish National Curriculum. Once they graduate they will have the possibilitiy to go to either to a Spanish or International University on equal terms.

Teaching approach of the school

EBSLN promotes the talent of each student and encourage the growth of their self-esteem, according to their personalities and needs on a topics-based routine.

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