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Las Palmas - Gran Canaria
British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 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 23 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: €4,741
to: €6,116
Address: Calle Zuloaga, 17, 35017 Tafira Alta, Las Palmas, Spain
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Number of students

550

Number of nationalities represented in the school

18

Most common nationality

Spanish

Ratio of local students to international students

8:1

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

23

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, German

Use of technology in the classroom

Primary use tablets, Secondary use Chromebooks

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)

Hybrid learning systems to teach students in classroom and at home simultaneously through video-conferencing and online/printed activities

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

1 hour average

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Review of reports/grades and Level testing in Secondary

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Testing to evaluate how to best support students and what academic ability they are capable of

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

August - flexible

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels, EBAU, Cambridge Language Assessments

Results in these examinations

100% pass

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Secular school

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Student Care and Guidance Counsellor

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Differentiated learning in class. We have a dedicated Gifted and Talented learner coordinator

Student access to education psychologist

Students are provided with access to a psychologist in school who can do brief assessments and referrals to the local or private educational psychologist for more specialized support.

School start time

8:45am

School finish time

3:35pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Athletics, basketball, dance, football, karate, theatre, cross training, UCMAS, artistic gymnastics

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Varied sports done in PE lessons

Sports facilities at the school

Sports court, playground

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Football and volleyball inter-school competitions as well as through after school activities on site in football, basketball, karate, athletics, cross training, gymnastics

Other facilities at the school

Library, science labs, park, sixth form common area

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Oakley College is an International British School in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. Oakley caters for 2 – 18 year old students both Spanish and international, following the British curriculum for England and Wales and preparing its students for further education both in Spain and abroad.

Teaching approach of the school

About 80% of the school day is taught through English. The school values both the academic and social development of each pupil through individual attention and multilingualism.

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