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Leaving qualificationIB Diploma
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Leaving qualifications IB Diploma
Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €11,200
to: €20,500
Address: Rua Maria Brown, Outeiro de Polima 2785-816, São Domingos de Rana, Portugal
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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Portuguese, Mandarin, French, Spanish

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Use of technology in the classroom

Students, have access to ipads and laptops to use in school or at home, classrooms have interactive boards.

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)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

An average of 31 total points in the IB full Diploma

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

The Advancement Centre at St. Dominic’s believes that helping students to achieve their full academic potential is a whole school responsibility. SDIS recognises that individual needs vary and therefore provide an individual approach that is tailored to each student’s needs, both in the classroom and in small group settings.

The school's experienced team of teaching and learning support staff, includes an on-site psychologist who provides psycho-educational assessment and counselling services. SDIS also collaborates closely with specialists within the local community, including speech and occupational therapists, who are able to support the specialised needs of students. The school's team supports students across all grade levels, cooperating closely with mainstream teachers and parents to achieve the best possible outcome for each student.

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

For applications to Grade 6 and above, your child will be asked to complete an online placement test (CAT Test).

Waiting list


Students can join after academic year begins


School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school

After school supervision suspended due to COVID 19 pandemic

School bus service available


School provided lunches


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


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Yoga and mindfulness, fun Math, storytelling and writing, dance, football, volleyball, Spanish, ballet, karate, arts and crafts, Lego club, board games, French, surf lessons, chess, badminton, inventors, tennis, hip hop, fun music, arts and jewellery, photography, radio club, eco club, pottery and painting, robotics, piano, guitar, singing, science, philosophy, sewing, Krav Maga, design, Arabic, fitness, touch rugby.

Sports activities included

Physical education.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Sports facilities at the school

Two multi-use Gymnasiums and Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, and Badminton areas.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St. Dominic’s International School is a highly respected and well known international school, and is the only school in Portugal authorised to offer all three programmes of the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

Teaching approach of the school

The mission of SDIS is to nurture people and cultivate international mindedness and a sense of global citizenship by offering a quality international education which develops the unique intellectual, social, physical, emotional, moral and spiritual characteristics inherent in each person.

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