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CityLisbon
CurriculumBritish
Languages of instructionEnglish and Portuguese
Age RangeAges 1 to 13
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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 18 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €9,935
to: €15,800
Address: Rua Cesário Verde, 395 Pampilheira 2750-657 Cascais, Portugal

King's College School Cascais open in September 2022.
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Number of students

400 (Sept'2022); 1,200 (Sept'26)

Most common nationality

Portuguese

Max. number of students per class

25 in the Bilingual Curriculum; 20 in the International Curriculum

Average number of students per class

10-25, depending on the age

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and Portuguese speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English and Portuguese

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Portuguese, French, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is embedded in every discipline - for research, educational apps, collaborative work. From Year 5 students use their one device.

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. It is very easy for our team and students to make a smooth transition to online learning whenever necessary so students do not miss a day of learning - King's College School, Cascais guarantees uninterrupted, quality education in every situation. Our virtual school programme assures that online classes continue to follow the programme and school values.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes, from Year 1.

Approximate hours of homework given

It depends on the year and the curriculum chosen. For the bilingual curriculum, Primary students have homework once a week for English, Portuguese and Maths.

Uniform required

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, starting in Year 6.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

From Year 6 students are invited to do an online age-related objective assessment test (GL Cognitive Ability Test 4) and, if the school deems important, an interview and/or a discussion with the Well-Being Department.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline - we accept students throughout the academic year, as long as we have a vacancy and the student follows the enrolment process.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

King's College School, Cascais will have its first cohort graduating in the academic year go 2026-27.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:30 am

School finish time

4:30 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Creative and Visual Arts - A Porta Amarela, Creative Dance, Ballet, Hip Hop, Judo, Taekwondo, Basketball, Football, Fencing, Skating, Surf, Tennis, Yoga, Chess, Musical Theatre, The Inventors, Coding Club, Study Club, Maths Club

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Sports Field, Gym (in the future facilities will include two gymnasiums, football and rugby pitches, tennis and padel courts, and a swimming pool)

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Other facilities at the school

In the future campus there will be performing arts rooms for dance and drama along with music rooms and instrumental practice rooms. There will also be state-of-the-art science labs, a multi-purpose hall, an auditorium, and plenty of green spaces and shaded areas for students to enjoy the outdoors.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Being a King's College School we offer an heritage of academic excellence based on more than 50 years of proven results in premium education. Our students are taught by specialised subject teachers from Primary onwards, who are hand-picked from around the world. Technology is integrated whatever the study area so we guarantee an extended learning experience in state-of-the-art facilities, purposed built for our students' needs. We also offer an amazing Elite Sports Programme, which allows student-athletes to combine an outstanding education with personalised training schedule. We are committed to academic excellence - we support every one of our students so that they achieve their maximum potential.

Teaching approach of the school

Our approach is defined by supportive academic excellence and the exploration of life skills, to develop students’ self-confidence and learning character. We do this through a deliberate focus on the individual student and by offering a broad curriculum based on Inspired's three curriculum pillars. Academics is at the centre of our approach, and this is complemented equally by Creative & Performing Arts and Sport. This rich curriculum ensures that every student can discover their passions and develop their skills - students are encouraged and supported to excel across all areas, even those they find more difficult.

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