Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English and Spanish|
|Native English and Spanish teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2019/2020.
Address: La Moraleja – Alcobendas C/ Salvia, 48 – 28109 Madrid Spain
Address: Arturo Soria C/ María Lombillo, 5 28027 Madrid Spain
Address: Parque Conde de Orgaz C/ Frascuelo, 2 28043 Madrid Spain
All the details about this school in their own words
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|Native English and Spanish speaking teachers||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
German, French, Mandarin Chinese
|Use of technology in the classroom||
Orgaz Campus: All classrooms have interactive blackboards and iPads.
La Moraleja Campus: All classrooms have projectors, Internet, interactive blackboards and Apple TV. Also, the school h as two Smart Classrooms in Primary and Secondary, where the teaching hours are carried out when the students make use of the tablets, always under the supervision of the teacher.
|Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation||
|External examinations or assessments available||
Cambridge Exams (ESOL), Trinity Exams (GESE), Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, Alliance Française, Goethe Institut
|School bus service available||
|School start time||
|School finish time||
|Supervised care before/after school||
Orgaz Campus: mornings - 7:30 to 9:00, evenings - 16:30 to 18:30
Maria Lombillo Campus: mornings - 8:00 to 9:00, evenings 16:30 to 18:30
La Moraleja Campus: Infant and Primary - 8:00 to 9:00 and 16:30 to 19:00. Secondary - 16:45 to 19:15.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Chinese, drama, art, ballet, music, kumon, judo, paddle, tennis, basketball, ballroom dancing, chess.
|School provided lunches||
|Sports activities included||
Basketball, paddle, volleyball, rock climbing, aerobics, water polo, chess, hockey, athletics, football, table tennis, gym-jazz, swimming, skating.
|Sports facilities at the school||
Orgaz Campus: covered, heated swimming pool.
Maria Lombillo Campus: playground, outdoor sports facilities.
La Moraleja Campus: grass pitch, outdoor basketball courts, 2 indoor sports halls, heated pool, climbing wall, fitness room, padel courts and judo room.
|Sports teams or sport competitions available for students||
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
Colegio Brains is a private bilingual school in Madrid. The school has 3 campuses in Madrid. La Moraleja Campus is an international school for students between 3 and 18 years of age. In the infant stage the school follows the British Curriculum Model in the school, including one period of French and German per week.
In Primary and Secondary it is a bilingual school, preparing equilingual students. As an IB school the school offers its students the possibility of studying an International Baccalaureate up to 100% in English.
|Teaching approach of the school||
The curriculum developed by the school takes into account the Spanish Ministry of Education directives, as stipulated under current legislation. However, it also devotes 50% of the school day to the learning of English and complements this personalised programme that guarantees a solid, perfectly bilingual grounding.
The school's educational programme focuses on the development and promotion of the capacities and skills of its students: comprehension and verbal expression, numerical calculus, reflective thought, memory, attention, physical skills, personality development and social behaviour. Colegio Brains provides tools for the organization of its work, strategies to follow and appropriate study techniques. It also encourages students to develop their own personal criteria, initiative, and creativity.