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Alicante - Costa Blanca
IB, British, Spanish, and International curriculums
Ages 1 to 18

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CurriculumsIB, British, Spanish, and International
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €6,050
to: €9,140
Address: Camino Viejo Elche-Alicante Km 3, 03295 Elx Alacant, Spain
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Number of students

1310

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

Spanish

Ratio of local students to international students

8 Spanish to 2 International

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Valencian, Chinese, French, Russian

Use of technology in the classroom

Since Year 4 they have to use iPad in class, always combined with traditional learning.

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

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

1-2 hours

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance exam

Brief description of entry evaluation required

- To enter the EARLY YEARS stage, a visit must be arranged with the family and the child.
- In or after YEAR 2 (1st of Primary), the child must take an entrance exam in English, Spanish and Mathematics. In any case, the families must provide the report card with their marks from the last three years so that we can see the child’s academic development.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Opened the whole year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99.9%

External examinations or assessments available

IB MYP e-assessments , IB Diploma final exams, Selectividad/EBAU, Cambridge, Goëthe Institut

Results in these examinations

Selectividad: 8,08 (out of 10) last juny 20 (First position in the valencian region)
Diploma: 5,7 (out of 7) (over the world average)

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

School provides support in 3 main areas: Cognition and learning; communication and interaction; and social, emotional and mental health, in liaison with other providers and external agencies.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The very able, talented and gifted students are detected by any member of teachers team and referred to the Psychologist. After an assessment of their needs, an individual or group learning plan is designed and applied, in collaboration with families or even external resources like attending to specific workshops and challenges.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

9:00

School finish time

17:00

Supervised care before/after school

Yes: we have a breakfast club in the morning and a supervised care after it.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Football, basketball, athletics, judo, rhythmic gymnastics, fencing, tennis, paddle, roller-skating, handball, volleyball, mixed sports, chess, table tennis, choir, singing academy, piano, guitar, painting, crafts, needlework, urban dance, ballet, yoga, German, Chinese, Russian, French, Spanish, Valencian, radio-journalism, robotics, cook and play

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes, we have 13 different menus

Sports activities included

This starts in Nursery 1 with psychomotor development from a P.E. specialist, culminating in IB Diploma Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences, which is aimed at students who wish to work in a sports science environment.

Throughout primary and secondary education, our students experience competition both internally and externally as they compete against other international schools on a regular basis. Our students often go on trips that encourage professional sports development, such as the International European Masters Golf Tour in Benidorm with a golf clinic for our students, a morning studying a professional football training session with a Q&A section for our sports science students, and orienteering trips in the sand dunes. A wide variety of sports are taught in our school, such as rugby and golf. We are pioneers in golf, and offer regular coaching and co-teaching from the Golf Federation. Our sporting achievement is recognised through our Honours Board, which is proudly on display as you enter the gym, in front of our trophy display cabinet.

Sports facilities at the school

- 1 Covered sports pavilion
- 3 5-a-side football/handball courts
- 4 Mini-football courts
- 1 Basketball court
- 2 Mini-basket courts
- 1 Volleyball court
- 1 Multi-sports pitch
- 1 Football pitch 8 with artificial turf

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Laude Newton College is a mixed private school offering liberal, non-confessional education. In the first educational stages, it offers a combination of International Early Years and Primary Programmes (IEYC and IPC) with the British National Curriculum.

In the Secondary stage, LNS combines the Middle Years Programme (MYP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) with the Spanish National System. Finally, in the Baccalaureate stage, students have a choice between two distinct paths: The Diploma Programme (DP) of the International Baccalaureate and the Spanish Bachillerato Programme.

Teaching approach of the school

LNC prepares world citizens, characterised by their sense of responsibility and integrity. LNC helps them become thinkers and effective communicators, with heightened international awareness.

On this foundation, LNS teaches the Spanish and British curricular programmes, including International Programmes from Early Years to Sixth Form.

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