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Astoria International School

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CurriculumsBritish and Portuguese
Languages of instructionEnglish and Portuguese
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Portuguese
Native English and Portuguese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Portuguese)
Class sizes Average 17 students / class
Maximum 23 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.

Address: Av. Alm. Gago Coutinho 88-88A, 1700-031 Lisboa, Portugal
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Number of students

205

Number of nationalities represented in the school

19

Most common nationality

Portuguese

Ratio of local students to international students

70-30

Max. number of students per class

23

Average number of students per class

17

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and Portuguese speaking teachers

No, some of them are bilingual or multilingual coming from different parts of the world.

Language support for students not fluent in English and Portuguese

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Portuguese, English, German, French.

Use of technology in the classroom

Interactive white board are available since kindergarten and e-learning softwares.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, once a week on Fridays.

Approximate hours of homework given

20/30 minutes

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

A diagnosis test is applied and a meeting with the psychology department.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Since we are an International school we are always open to new registrations as long as we have vacancies.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

It doesn't apply.

External examinations or assessments available

Our students are eligible to take the Trinity College London examinations ( Graded Examinations in Spoken English), Cambridge YLE ( starters, movers, flyers) , KET, PET and First.
For the Portuguese Department the students take the official ministry examinations in 2nd and 5th Grade.

Results in these examinations

Usually there is a majority of A and B and very few C.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No, but we do have some partnerships with school bus services.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Extra-hours of lesson support, we arrange the time for the students to endure therapy outside of the school. Moreover, we can offer inside the classroom support and different curriculum approaches.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Different curriculum approaches, differentiation strategies to challenges students.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, they are. The psychology department often is found inside the classrooms observing and taking part of the in-class activities but also in other school contexts.

School start time

8.30 am

School finish time

4.30pm - 5.20pm in some days

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Ballet, Judo, Piano, Entrepreneur Children, Language Academy, Swimming lessons, Violin, Guitar.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

Gymnastics twice a week

Sports facilities at the school

Sports field and sports court.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Located in Lisbon, the Astoria International School - Colégio Europeu Astoria is a private school that offers a bilingual education (English/Portuguese) until the 2nd Year of the 1st cycle, and trilingual system (English/German/Poprtuguese) on the 3rd and 4th Year of the elementary school.

Teaching approach of the school

Astoria International School - Colégio Europeu Astoria offers an educational range of possibilities that allows its students to develop their knowledge in areas such as literacy, maths, sciences, arts, music and theater.

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