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IB and British
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and British
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 27 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2024/2025.

Address: Calle México, 4, 14012 Córdoba, Spain

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes - as discussed at time of entry

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Google School, using Google Classroom and interactive, digital screens

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?

Non -denominational school, but we offer World Religion or Ethics as part of the curriculum with the option of Catholicism in primary school (years 1-6)

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

The choice of World Religion or Ethics

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, IB Diploma and British A Levels and the National qualification recognition for Spanish University entrance

Results in these examinations

94% pass at GCSE and 93% pass at A Level (42% at A/A*)

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Between 20 mins - 1 hour depending on year group

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Our school welcomes SEN pupils provided that the school SEN department can offer the support that is recommended by our educational psychologists or other relevant experts. Where a SEN pupil requires specialist and/or 1-1 support this will be arranged at an additional cost to the parents/guardians.
We also welcome pupils with disabilities provided that we feel we are able to properly meet their needs once reasonable adjustments have been made.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Classes are differentiated according to ability and students are offered a wide variety extra -curricula opportunities including debating society, STEM club, choir, chess and many sports clubs.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, on site

Entry evaluation for students

We are non-selective however students are required to sit an English test where appropriate to assess their ability to access our programme of study. Students applying for the International Baccalaureate Diploma (Sixth Form) are required to sit an online cognitive test to assess their suitability.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Depending on the age of your child, BSC will schedule a meeting (in person or online) with the director of the relevant department to assess your child’s level of English and abilities.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Applications are processed according to the availability of places. BSC encourages parents to apply at any time, as BSC accepts new pupils throughout the year.

Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time

16:20 (15:30 during June and September)

Supervised care before/after school

Outside the school hours, BSC provides care services for its pupils which helps parent balance school hours with their working hours.

The breakfast club welcomes pupils who need to arrive at school before 8:30am, and runs from 7:30am. Breakfast club includes supervision and breakfast.

School bus service available


School provided lunches


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

BSC adapts its menus to any health requirement, allergies or intolerances or specific food needs. If your child has any allergies or requires a special diet, please inform us before the school year begins.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

BSC offers many clubs and activities.

Sports activities included

Physical Education is built into the weekly timetable and

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Internal teams and competitions

Facilities at the school

Laboratories, library, art room, photographic studio, music studio with individual practice rooms

Sports facilities at the school


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The British School of Córdoba offers a sense of community which instils a love of learning in its pupils.
BSC offers small classes, personalised attention and an all rounded, holistic education for each child.

Teaching approach of the school

The BSC seeks academic excellence through effective, active learning, personal reflection and mutual collaboration between pupils, parents and teachers. All members of its community are treated equally, adopting mutual respect and a sense of democracy, valuing and accepting individual differences of race, opinion and beliefs.

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