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King's College The British School of Madrid - La Moraleja

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 16
Yearly fees (G7): €12,255
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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 25 students / class
Maximum
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €12,255
Address: Paseo de Alcobendas, 5, 28109 La Moraleja Madrid Spain
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Number of students

625

Number of nationalities represented in the school

65

Most common nationality

Spanish

Ratio of local students to international students

Approximately 70% of our students are Spanish and 30% international, of whom around 15% are British and the rest are from all over the world.

Average number of students per class

On average there are 25 pupils per class and one or two classes per year group in the Infant Department and two to three in Primary and Secondary Departments. Setting is used in some subjects to allow for more personalised learning and smaller groups.

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

All staff teaching the English National Curriculum are qualified British teachers, with the exception of some of the language teachers, who are native speakers. Those teaching Spanish language and Spanish validation are qualified native Spanish teachers.

Language support for students not fluent in English

We take children with no English between the ages of 2 and 4. For a limited number of pupils between the ages of 7 and 14, we offer the Intensive English Programme or English as an Additional Language Programme. This is a special course for non-English speaking newcomers of proven academic ability, whose entry to King’s College School would not otherwise be possible.

Additional language classes offered by the school

Within the curriculum we offer Spanish (from Year 1) and French (from Year 7) to IGCSE. French, German and Chinese are also available as extracurricular activities

Use of technology in the classroom

Interactive whiteboards are available in all classrooms

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

This depends on the age of the pupil. In the Infant Department no homework is set but pupils are expected to take reading books home to share with their parents.In the Primary Department, depending on their age, they are expected to carry out between one and a half hours of homework per week in Year 3, to half an hour per day plus written work at the weekends in Year 5. In Year 6 approximately 4-5 hours of set homework per week. In Year 7 approximately 6-7 hours of set homework per week. In Year 8 approximately 7-8 hours of set homework per week. In Year 9 approximately 8-10 hours of set homework per week. In Years 10 and 11 students receive approximately 2 hours homework per night with assignments at the weekend.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

This depends on the year group.

Entry evaluation for students

Pupils wishing to enter Year 3 and above are required to sit entrance tests in English and Mathematics and to present copies of recent school reports.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The procedure for admission to the school varies according to the age of the candidate: https://madrid-lamoraleja.kingscollegeschools.org/admissions/entry-requirements/

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

There is no deadline for registration.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

At the age of sixteen, at the end of National Curriculum Year 11, pupils transfer to King’s College in Soto de Viñuelas to complete their final two years of study.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE and A levels

Results in these examinations

Overall Pass Rate of 99.64% (A level) and Overall Pass Rate of 99.14% (IGCSE)

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Our Religious Studies programme is based on Christianity and the Christian heritage. The Secondary curriculum is in line with the Religious curriculum in England.

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

9.15 am

School finish time

4.25 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Extra supervision can be requested, however, this incurs an extra cost.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Art, Ballet, Basketball, Chess, Chinese, Drama, Football, French, German, Judo, Little Kickers, Mathematics & Mental Calculation, Music School (piano, violin, guitar, flute, clarinet, saxophone, drum kit and music theory), Modern Dance, Multisport, Rhythm Gymnastics, Robotics and Coding, Tennis, Yoga

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

During our Physical Education classes, numerous sports are taught including basketball, football, badminton, tennis, hockey, rounders, cricket, netball, volleyball, gymnastics and athletics.

Sports facilities at the school

Multi-purpose sports surfaces, Gymnasium

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

King’s College School in La Moraleja is part of King’s Group, a prominent education organisation founded in 1969, which provides a high-quality British education to more than 8,000 students across the globe.

The school has a superb location in the affluent residential area of La Moraleja, situated on a hill overlooking Alcobendas (Madrid), with impressive views of the Guadarrama Mountains. The classrooms cater for more than 550 children between the ages of 3 and 16 (Nursery to Year 11).

Like its sister schools King’s College School offers the English National Curriculum and is fully accredited by the Department for Education in the UK as ""Excellent"" in every category from the latest external school inspection report as a British School Overseas (BSO)

As a purpose-built school of stunning design, with outdoor areas and well-appointed classrooms, this is an inspiring place to learn. What is immediately apparent is the happy yet purposeful atmosphere of the school. Whether children are local or international, everyone is made to feel welcome and newcomers make friends here very quickly.

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