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British and Spanish curriculums
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Ages 2 to 18

St. George's British International School

CurriculumsBritish and Spanish
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
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Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €5,300
to: €9,800
Address: Artazagane 51 Leioa, Vizcaya, 48940, Spain

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Number of students

300

Number of nationalities represented in the school

18

Most common nationality

Spanish

Ratio of local students to international students

85% of students are Spanish and 15% are from other countries. St. George's student body is mainly European, but it also has students from Asia, Africa, North America and South America

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

20

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

Language support

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, Basque

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

It depends on the age of the students. 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 the Key Stage 1 and 2, from Year 3 upwards, students use a homework diary to record any homework they need to remember to do. Depending on their age, they are expected to do between one and a half hours of homework a week in Year 3, up to half an hour a day plus written work at the weekend in Year 6. In addition to the above, at St. George's British International School students are encouraged to read in both English and Spanish.

Uniform required

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

Bachillerato

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

SEN Department

Learning support offered

The SEN Department offers professional help and practical support and advice to teachers, students and their families to ensure that any difficulties or challenges that might arise are resolved in the most effective and positive way.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:30

School finish time

16:30

Supervised care before/after school

St. George's offers an extended hours service for parents of students in its primary school, starting at 8:00 before school and extending to 17:00 after school.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Skating, tennis, basketball, football, theatre, vocal training, music theory, instrument tuition, orchestra, dance, music live, computing, robotics.

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

A wide range of sporting activities are available at the school, including football, basketball, roller skating, handball, hockey, gymnastics and athletics.

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor sports court, multi-sports indoor gymnasium, playground.

Other facilities at the school

Library, laboratories

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St. George's British International School is a private international school in Leioa, Bilbao welcoming children from ages two to18. St. George's currently teaches the English National Curriculum up to Year 7 and are progressively moving over to teach this curriculum all the way through to the last year of secondary school. St. George's school offers children a multilingual education from the age of 2, combining innovative methodologies and personalised attention to ensure that every one of its students reaches their full potential.

Teaching approach of the school

St. George's aims to stimulate a lifelong passion for learning, encouraging every child to fulfil their academic, personal and professional goals. To do this, St. George follows the English National Curriculum, an internationally recognised and respected framework that opens the doors to prestigious universities throughout Spain, the UK, the USA, Europe and the rest of the world.

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