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CityGirona - Costa Brava
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 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 12 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €8,910
to: €14,450
Address: Avinguda de Fanals, 70, 17250 Platja d’Aro, Girona, Spain

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

161

Number of nationalities represented in the school

16

Most common nationality

Spanish and Russian

Ratio of local students to international students

1/3 local students and 2/3 international students

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

We have a provision called "Welcome Room"/Intervention for both Primary and Secondary. They have boosters in English. We focus on the adquisicion of the language first, so they can have fair access to academic content.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Catalan and French.

Max. number of students per class

18

Average number of students per class

12

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Each classroom has a digital board and the latest technology and gadgets for the students

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 students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSEs. Pearson/Edexcel is our Exam Board.

Results in these examinations

We have not had any examinations yet. This is the first academic year we will be catering for Year 11, and the very first academic year our students will be completing exams.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Our school´s headteacher is a SENCO/SEND (Special Needs and Disabilities Coordinator). We have specific systems and procedures to cater for all of our students' needs. A network of external professionals works regularly (on a weekly basis) with the headteacher and the team.

Learning support offered

IEPs , regular meetings with families and specialists, Coordination with external professionals , referrals for SALT and Psychologist, coordination with the local CDIAP. Weekly meetings with the team to discuss case studies/ Cases of concern. 1 to 1 support when needed.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

The British system encourages the most able students and their talents. Extension work, Challenge corners, Differentiated work, early access to exam content (3 years iGCSEs / Yr 9&10&11).

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We ask our students to complete the appropriate year group mock exams in Secondary in order to better baseline.

Waiting list

Yes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

As a private school we have an open ongoing enrollment process.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

8:30

School finish time

16:00

Supervised care before/after school

School has its After-school provision.

School bus service available

Not at the current moment

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Chess, English booster, Extra English, Flamenco, French, German, Modern Dance, Multisports, Odyssey of the mind, Primary Homework help, Secondary Homework help, Your club.

Sports activities included

Physical Education (PE)

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Not yet.

Facilities at the school

Library, Science Lab., Art workshop, 830 hectares of Forest, 3 playgrounds, Farm ( goats, chickens, peacocks, bunnies, dog).

Sports facilities at the school

Football Field, 30 hectares of Forest, Hand-Ball nets, table tennis provision, etc.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

We are a small child centered school, individualized learning, bespoke programs, English curriculum, Double qualification Spanish and British (iGCSE/ESO)

Teaching approach of the school

Nurturing approach, holistic approach to learning, bespoke programs to cater for every student's needs, differentiation and individualised access to teaching and learning.

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