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IB and British
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumsIB and British
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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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 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: S/. 43,140
to: S/. 54,019
This school has more than one campus in Lima:
Upper School Campus: Ages 11 to 18

Address: Calle Augusto Angulo 291, Miraflores 15048, Peru

Early Years Campus: Ages 3 to 7

Address: Av., Av. La República 195, Santiago de Surco 15023, Peru

Lower School Campus: Ages 7 to 11

Address: Av. La República 111, Santiago de Surco 15023, Peru

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All the details about this school in their own words

We have organised the information available for this school into 10 sections and 42 questions. Click or tap on the name of each section to read more.
Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

92% local : 8% international

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish


Additional language classes offered by the school

We teach English, Spanish and 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

Early Years campus: Early Years has one computer laboratory where all children (Pre-kinder onwards) attend weekly classes. They use carefully selected educational software at the appropriate age levels to complement their learning of English (reading and writing), Maths and Science. They also learn to programme bee-bot, a robot that develops a range of thinking skills. All classrooms are equipped with smartboards (interactive whiteboards) as are the library, computer laboratory and learning support rooms. There are also multimedia computers in each classroom linked to a wireless network.

Primary School campus: Children also attend weekly classes in our computer laboratories to complement their learning in all areas of the curriculum. Each classroom has a smart board as well as the Maths and English academic support rooms. Tablets are also in use throughout the classrooms to give added support to enquiry-based learning.

Upper School campus: All pupils from Secondary 2 onwards use a laptop computer to enhance their learning. Pupils in the Middle School (Primary 6 and Secondary 1) have access to several computer laboratories. Smartboards, or interactive whiteboards, are also used in most classrooms throughout the Upper School allowing for immediate access to information during lesson time.

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)

Our school successfully managed complete online lessons during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

This is a non-denominational school. The majority of our students are from a Catholic background.

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

Families who are not religious or not Catholic may exonerate their child from the course

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSEs in 10 subjects; IB Diploma, LCM, PET, FCE, CAE

Results in these examinations

Above world averages

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Varies per subject and per year

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

Our counselling services offer students group and personal support throughout their school careers. We offer a range of services with an aim to provide students with all the support possible so they can be successful in their academic as well as personal development.

The Head of Year coordinates the work of the tutors and personal and social education teachers. They will also supervise the progress of each pupil in their year group and are responsible for communicating and working together with parents for their well being.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

With special counsellors and customised support

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students

Yes, from G2 onwards

Brief description of entry evaluation required

G2 - G12: written evaluations for English, Spanish (where appropriate) and Mathematics (in English) in accordance with the year group to which the applicant is applying. Personal interviews with the applicant conducted in both English and Spanish. Interviews are conducted by senior staff members. Scheduled personal interviews with both parents conducted in either English or Spanish may also be requested by the College.

Waiting list

Admission to Markham is often competitive and the number of applicants is often greater than the number of spaces available.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline. Applications from foreign families are accepted throughout the year, pending the availability of places and the family's arrival date.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes (until the end of August). Our academic year runs from March to December.

School start time

What time does your school start?
Nursery y PK: 8:00 am
Kinder y P1: 7:40 am
P2- P5: 7:35 am
P6 onwards: 7:30 am

School finish time

Nursery y PK: 1:00 pm
Kinder y P1: 2:00 pm
P2- P5: 2:45 pm
P6 onwards: 3:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available

There are private buses that provide transportation services.

School provided lunches

In Secondary School (San Antonio campus) there is a cafeteria where students can buy lunch and snacks.
A lunch option is available for Primary School students as well.

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

We offer menu alternatives to suit most dietary requirements

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Markham College provides students with a wide range of extra-curricular activities: over 100 options throughout the school. Students can participate in sports, arts, music and drama as well as clubs, which range from languages to debate, gardening, tae kwon do to origami. A comprehensive Helix programme of outdoor education and social projects that runs through Early Years to Secondary.

Sports activities included

Early Years
Children have plenty of opportunities to practise physical education with specialist teachers and their class tutors. During break times, duty teachers actively encourage a variety of traditional games and sports.
Tae kwon do, ballet, football, athletics, ballet, music, and individual and group violin lessons.

Primary and Secondary School
Ping Pong
Short Tennis
Table Tennis
Tae Kwon Do
Touch Rugby

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, Hockey, Rugby, Athletics, Gymnastics, Cricket, Softball, Ping Pong, among others.

Facilities at the school

Early Years at the Monterrico campus has a playground, spacious gardens, children's climbing frames for different age groups, and an amphitheatre for representation. The new primary building has specialised labs, an arts zone with a black box (2,486m2) and music (8 music and rehearsal rooms acoustically isolated) zones, a library, a theatre (400 seats), and playgrounds (3839m2). The primary facilities will be ready in March 2024. Secondary at San Antonio Campus has a modern four floors science building with laboratories, a fully equipped design technology workshop with a 3D printer, a kiln for making ceramics, a black box for performances, individual acoustic music rooms, a library, a

Sports facilities at the school

Early Years at the Monterrico campus has five adventure playgrounds, each age-appropriately designed (4 in EY) and will share sports facilities with the Primary school.

The new Primary in the Monterrico campus that will be ready in March 2024 has one green playing field large enough for three age-appropriate 8-a-side football pitches (5,400 m2), a sports centre (200 guests), two swimming pools (1,793 m2).

Secondary at the San Antonio campus has two official-sized football fields, one synthetic multi-purpose field, one swimming pool (25mts) with 8 lanes, an indoor sports stadium (coliseum) with seating for 800, and three multifunctional courts designed for basketball, volleyball and tennis.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Markham College is a bilingual Peruvian international school with a British heritage. It is one of Peru’s leading schools, helping students reach their full potential. Markham provides a bilingual education leading to high success in international public examinations. Markham values honesty, hard work, compassion, community responsibility and respect and instils this in its students from an early age to help them become successful, highly skilled, positive and adaptable young adults.

Teaching approach of the school

Markham College aims to provide students with a rigorous academic education in English and Spanish, leading to a high degree of success in a wide range of international public examinations. In addition, the school aims to develop the values of respect for self, respect for others and respect for the world around us. There is an emphasis on transferable skills through a project-based trans-disciplinary course throughout the school.

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