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Markham College

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CurriculumInternational
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): S/. 43,400
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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
Yearly fees: S/. 43,400
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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Number of students

2100

Number of nationalities represented in the school

25

Most common nationality

Peruvian

Ratio of local students to international students

92% local : 8% international

Max. number of students per class

24

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

We teach English, Spanish and French

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 which develops a whole 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.

Lower School campus: Children also attend weekly it classes in our computer laboratories to complement their learning in all areas of the curriculum. There are smart boards in each classroom and in 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.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Varies per subject and per year

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

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

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.

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)

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

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

Results in these examinations

Above world averages

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No, however, 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

School bus service available

There are private buses that provide transportation services

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

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

Yes

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: 2:40 pm
P6 onwards: 2:45 pm

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Markham College provides a wide range of extra-curricular activities for students to choose from (over 100 options throughout the school). Pupils can participate in sports, arts, music and drama as well as clubs, which range from languages to gardening, tae kwon do to origami.

School provided lunches

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

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

We offer menu alternatives to suit most dietary requirements

Sports activities included

Early Years
Children have plenty of opportunities to practise physical education both with specialist teachers and their class tutors. During break times duty teachers actively encourage a variety of traditional games and sports.

Lower and Upper School
Athletics
Badminton
Baseball
Ballet
Basketball
Chess
Dance
Dodgeball
Football
Gymnastics
Hockey
Kickball
Kinball
Rugby
Short Tennis
Softball
Spikeball
Squash
Swimming
Table Tennis
Tae Kwon Do
Tennis
Touch Rugby
Volleyball

Sports facilities at the school

Monterrico campus
one green playing field large enough for three
age-appropriate 8-a-side football pitches
one enclosed sporting area designed for basketball, handball, hockey and volleyball
one gymnasium with specialist gymnastic equipment such as asymmetric bars and balance beams (EY)
two hardcourt areas designed for basketball, handball, hockey and volleyball
five adventure playgrounds each age-appropriately designed (4 in EY)
one small climbing wall (EY)

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

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Markham College is one of Peru’s leading schools, helping students reach their full potential. Markham provides a bilingual education leading to a high degree of success in international public examinations.
Markham values honesty, hard work, compassion, community responsibility and respect and instils this in its pupils 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 pupils 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 honesty and hard work, compassion and community responsibility, respect for family, country and an interconnected world. There is an emphasis on transferable skills through a project based trans-disciplinary course that runs throughout the school.

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