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CityMadrid
CurriculumsBritish, Spanish, and International
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 16 students / class
Maximum 23 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €3,560
to: €6,220
This school has more than one campus in Madrid:
School Campus: Ages 6 to 18

Address: C/ Colonia del Redondillo, 8
 28411 Moralzarzal Madrid Spain

Kindergarten Campus: Ages 1 to 6

Address: C/ Arroyo del Osea, s/n. 28400 Collado Villalba Madrid Spain

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Number of students

530

Number of nationalities represented in the school

90% Spanish
10% Others (Germany, Argentinia, USA, England, México, Irish, Poland, China ...)

Most common nationality

Spanish

Ratio of local students to international students

90% local students, 10% international students

Max. number of students per class

Pre-Nursery: 9
Nursery: 15
Reception: 15
Year 1: 16
Year 2: 12
Year 3: 17
Year 4: 18
Year 5: 20
Year 6: 20
Year 7: 22
Year 8: 20
Year 9: 17
Year 10: 22
Year 11: 23
Year 12: 13
Year 13: 14

Average number of students per class

16

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes. Native teaching assistants for Early Years, Primary, Secondary Education and Sixth Form.

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

Our teachers are native or bilingual speakers with offical accreditation (C2) to teach English as a Second Language.

Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

We offer extra classes in Spanish, Mathematics, Language and English once a week.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German or French

Use of technology in the classroom

Interactive whiteboards, I-PAD station, use of Chromebooks (since 5th of Primary), Accelerated reader programme, Google Drive and Classroom for Secondary students, ICT and coding classes for Primary and Secondary students.

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. We are offering online classes if there is an emergency, as for example a major injury, covid 19...,

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

In Primary we don't assign homework to our students. In Secondary we assign a reasonable amount of homework to our students.

Approximate hours of homework given

Depending on age and level.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

No

Entry evaluation for students

No.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We run a rolling admissions policy which means there are no admissions deadlines and you can register at any time of the year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge exams (English)
Goethe Institut (German)
DELF (French)
Trinity (Music)

Results in these examinations

100% passed external exams.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Fontenebro International School is a non-denominational school. According the Spanish law we are obliged to offer the subject "Catholic Religion" at school. Students can choose between "Catholic Religion" and "Alternative". We don't PRACTICE religion at school.

School bus service available

Yes, we offer school transport to our students.

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

School counseling: Both school psychologist direct the study support programme for students who have learning difficulties. Both staff members are responsible for strengthening the teaching of study skills and professionally guiding those students diagnosed with learning disabilities. Fontenebro International School isn't able to attend students with strong Special Educational Needs.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We adjust classes, differentiate the curriculum and nurture talented students with extra exercises to learn and develop.

Student access to education psychologist

We've got three educational psychologists at school, each one specializes in a different age group

School start time

At 9:00 am.

School finish time

At 5:00 pm.

Supervised care before/after school

Early Care: 7:00-9:00 am.
Late Care: 17:00-18:00 am.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Judo club, Swimming, Arts, Music, Programming Club, Basketball, Football, Gymastics, Yoga, Diving and First-Aid courses, Aquagym, Aquapilates, Funky and Street Dance. Más info:
https://www.laudefontenebro.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/FOLLETO-EXTRAESCOLARES-ENERO-22_compressed.pdf

School provided lunches

Yes, we have a dining room to serve lunch for pupils.

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

Yes, we can cater for all kind of allergies, intolerance or special diets.

Sports activities included

2 PE classes per week and 1 swimming class.

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor swimming pool
Indoor gym
Basketball courts
Volleyball court
Regulation football pitch and handball court
Psychomotricity classroom
Judo ring
Climbing wall

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

See extracurricular activities.

Other facilities at the school

Technology & robotics workshop
Biology laboratory
Chemistry laboratory
Medialab (radio, newspaper and TV)
Communication skills room
Emotional education room
Multisensory room

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Laude Fontenebro School is a private, bilingual (English/Spanish), co-educational day school for children aged 1-18 in Moralzarzal, in the northwest of Madrid. We belong to ISP (International Schools Partnership) with seven schools in Spain and one school in Cambridge (UK). We impart the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). German and French as Second Language in Primary-Sixth Form. Emotional Education (Botin Foundation), Bachillerate in Arts. 100% English Immersion for Pre-Nursery children.

Teaching approach of the school

Spanish Curriculum with emphasis on bilingual education. International Primary Curriculum in Infantil and Primary Education.

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