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IB and Spanish
Bilingual
Ages 1 to 18

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CityCastellon
CurriculumsIB and Spanish
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 20 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

Address: Camí Caminás, 12003 Castelló de la Plana, Castelló, Spain

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

850

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

United States, Chinese and Russian

Ratio of local students to international students

80%

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

20

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

French and German

Use of technology in the classroom

ALIS has an IT classroom with 25 PC’s and two mobile classrooms for Primary and Secondary that each have 25 laptops. Baccalaureate students can also bring their own devices to school. The teachers also have a further 35 laptops for their own use and a further 45 for each tutorial. In addition to this, there are 50 fixed projectors in the classrooms, 3 digital classrooms with Tablet PC’s, projectors and Wacom tablets, 9 smartboards, 8 robots for Robotics and another 4 for Computer Science, 35 tablets for the teachers on the Gavea Project, plus 360 tablets for pupils and a further 12 for Preschool pupils, 5 drones, video cameras, digital cameras, servers and control units plus a 3D printer.

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 but mostly we do it in class.

Approximate hours of homework given

The amount is very little. Teachers of our school send homework to our students to have a reading routine.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Admission test

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The evalution is only for the students that are starting 1st of IB, which is 11th grade. The evaluation consists in the analysis of their previous grades.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline. The registration to our school depends on the space that we have in each class.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

90%

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma
Spanish Baccalaureate

Results in these examinations

IB Diploma 38.5/40
Spanish Diploma 12/14

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Guidance and Educational Psychology Department

Learning support offered

The department is a differentiating service that deals with the educational needs of each student individually while keeping in mind the diversity among the pupils. It is aware of the specific emotional and educational demands that exist in order to establish a multi-curricular approach in each individual case. The department works alongside the families to adapt the resources to each pupil’s needs, boosting their aptitudes so that each one of them can attain a level of educational excellence.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Innovation and Pedagogical Research Department has developed a pioneering programme designed to respond specifically to the educational needs of Gifted and Talented students. The programme is the only one of its kind in the province of Castellón and is available to students from other schools. The workshops take place on Saturday mornings from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and involve small groups of students, (a maximum of 12 in each group), with a monthly session for parents, and free use of the gymnasium and swimming pool for parents whilst their children are participating in the workshops.

School start time

9 AM

School finish time

5 PM

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Skating, judo, paddle tennis, horse-riding, basketball, yoga, choreography, modern dance, ballet, music, swimming, comic drawing, animation, videogame design, lab work and experiments, robotics, coding 3D model course, chess, languages.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Swimming and All kind of sports in the P.E class.

Sports facilities at the school

- Sports hall with 1.204.90 m²
- Indoor swimming pool 25 x 12.50 m
- Heated children’s pool 12 x 8 m
- Gym
- Dance room
- Paddle tennis court
- 1 jacuzzi
- 2 saunas
- Two hydro massage cabins

Outdoor sports area:
- 1 5-a-side football pitch
- 2 basketball courts
- 2 mini-basketball courts
- 2 tennis courts
- Outdoor 7-a-side artificial turf football pitch: 70 x 40 (2.800 m2)
- Outdoor 7-a-side artificial turf football pitch: 1.000 m2 with an area for the home and away team benches and 6 goals.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

Biology, Chemistry and physics lab. two libraries, theater, sports hall.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Agora Lledó International School is a private school in Castellón that is part of the Globeducate international group of schools and which meets the most demanding standards of education. ALIS has a 100% pass rate in Selectividad, it provides an international education that focuses on our globalised world and with a special emphasis on a value-based education. In addition to a language immersion programme with a wide range of foreign languages, ALIS offers Spanish Baccalaureate and International Baccalaureate as well as comprehensive art, music and sports programmes.

Our students can start at the school from the age of 1 to 18, they follow the International Baccalaureate curriculum with a bilingual education in Spanish and English with a wide and improved offer of global languages including French and German. Our high school students from 16 to 18 years of age can choose between the National Baccalaureate or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, whose worldwide renown is endorsed by the excellent academic results of which we are particularly proud.

The majority of our families are from the local area, but we currently have 25 nationalities in our community which defines the character of the school and contributes to the international mindedness, confidence, principles and respect we instill in our students that inspire and empower them to make a positive difference in their world.

Teaching approach of the school

With an education programme which encompasses all stages from Preschool to Baccalaureate, ALIS aims to provide its pupils with an all-round education through stimulating activities. ALIS understands that happiness and motivation are key to effective learning.

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