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Runnymede College

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CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): €13,650
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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 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: €13,650
Address: Calle Salvia 30 28109 La Moraleja Madrid, Spain
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Number of students

1000

Number of nationalities represented in the school

30

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes, they are all native speakers

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, French, Latin

Use of technology in the classroom

The use of technology as a teaching aid is extended across the curriculum. Pupils from years 4 to 11 (VIth formers bring in their laptops) are all equipped with iPads to research, generate and share content with teachers and classmates through a robust wireless network interconnecting tablets, Apple TVs and projectors. The school also provides a set of iPads for group work in Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 classrooms.
Teachers are making use of Edtech apps such as Class Dojo, Kaizena, Pages, Numbers, Google Docs… allowing to increase teaching time and to develop a more personalised learning experience.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the grade level and subject.

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Depends on the age of the pupil.

Entry evaluation for students

Children above the age of 4 must pass an entrance exam and those wanting to enter the Senior School will also be interviewed by the Headmaster.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The entrance exam consists of two sections, English and Maths.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

It is advised to apply for a place 12 months before the start of the academic year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSEs and A-levels

Results in these examinations

The best in Spain. In 2018 Depends on the grade level and subject.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No. This school is secular.

School bus service available

Yes

School start time

09:00am

School finish time

16:00pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes, there is care from 07.30 until classes start and until 18.00 every afternoon.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Team Runnymede: a rotative scheme with our main sports Rugby, Athletics, Football and Volleyball. We also offer Ballet, Chess, Chinese language, Coding, Drama, German, Judo, Kumon, Music (most instruments), Tennis, Golf and Swimming.

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes, our school lunches are adaptable to all needs.

Sports activities included

Physical Education at least twice a week, where they are introduced to a series of sports like hockey, basketball, swimming, dodgeball, kickball... as well as practising their favourite athletics events.

Sports facilities at the school

Numerous multi-purpose facilities that enable us to organise most of the extra

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

The school competes as Team Runnymede in Rugby, Athletics, Football and Volleyball. They're signed up to local leagues and compete with other International Schools of Madrid.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The School regards its task as being to provide its pupils an academically excellent, all-round liberal humanistic education and the necessary basis to succeed in the adult world, and above all, to help them to acquire a moral sense as members of the international, world-wide community. Our values are underpinned by our Houses: Jane Austen, Isaac Newton, John Locke and John Maynard Keynes. They represent intellectual curiosity, reasoning, fairness, creativity and a strong sense of justice. These are the values we hope to instil in our pupils.

Teaching approach of the school

Aims of the school:
- To provide an all-round academic, humanistic education to all pupils regardless of their sex, race, religion or nationality.
- To help children to maximise their potential, whether intellectual, artistic or physical.
- To encourage positive social attitudes and respect and consideration for others, of all ages and backgrounds.
- To create the conditions of a happy atmosphere and structured environment where children feel secure, through reasonable discipline and School rules known to all.
- To educate pupils in preparation for adult life and to orient them towards pursuing the most suitable higher education course and professional career.

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