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Lisbon
British curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Boarding available
Yearly fees: Not public
Reviews: 4.9
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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 14 students / class
Maximum 17 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2021/2022.

This school has more than one campus in Lisbon:
Sintra Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: R. Mestre Neves 20, Sintra - 2710-422 Sintra, Portugal

Estoril Campus: Ages 3 to 18

Address: R. Antoine de Saint-Éxupery, Estoril, Portugal

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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

800

Number of nationalities represented in the school

60

Most common nationality

British, American, South African, Portuguese

Ratio of local students to international students

12-15 students per class

Max. number of students per class

17 students

Average number of students per class

12 to 15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes most of them

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes, we have english support lessons

Additional language classes offered by the school

Portuguese, French, Spanish, Chinese, German

Use of technology in the classroom

Every classroom has its own computer and projector, and we also have an IT room for the students use whenever they want, to study or to enjoy their free 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)

Yes, on the last period we had an online method of teaching, due to covid-19, there was a really good feedback from students and parents. Teachers who had any trouble to handle technology, had IT support from Prime School's team.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes.

Approximate hours of homework given

Half an hour per day

Uniform required

Yes.

Waiting list

No.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes, there is an admission exam.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

On the admissional exam we want to know the base of knowledge from the student, so we test a little bit of every subject, such as Math, Geography, History, Science, English, and some others, depending on which year the student is going to enrol.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

99% of the students we also offer Higher National Diploma

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, A Levels, Higher National Certificate and Higher National Diploma

Results in these examinations

Average of B -
60% A; 40% B and 20% C

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

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

We don't promote this themes at school because we are an international school

School bus service available

Yes, we offer as a additional service. On extracurricular activities we also offer the transportation as an additional service, so if you do surf lessons or the summer camp with us, you can also hire this extra service if you need it.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have. We offer a specialised learning system to students with special needs.

Learning support offered

Each one is different, so we do not have a standart program, we adapt it to their necessities.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We offer a different type of support for those, we

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

School start time

September

School finish time

June

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, we have a boarding school, where students can have their home away from home.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Robotics, music, chess, ICT, sports, arts and drama, football.

School provided lunches

Yes.

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

Yes.

Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No.

Other facilities at the school

Science lab, music/arts class, games room, it room

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Prime School is a leading International group of schools with roots in the Cambridge international curriculum, which currently has two schools for students from ages 3 to 18.

Teaching approach of the school

Prime school is committed to excellence in education and the personal growth of every student. Students learn in a multicultural community where each person is respected regardless of nationality, race, or religion. Students at Prime School learn to appreciate their own strengths and to respect differences rather than fear them

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