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Runnymede College

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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: €13,200
Address: Calle Salvia 30 28109 La Moraleja Madrid, Spain
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Number of students

800

Number of nationalities represented in the school

30

Average number of students per class

25

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Latin, French

Use of technology in the classroom

The use of technology as a teaching aid is being 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

Entry evaluation for students

Written assessment and where possible a personal interview.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Written assessment should aim to establish the following:

Standard of the applicant's English.
Standard of the applicant's Mathematics.
Applicant's IQ.
Any SEN.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE, AS and A Level

School start time

9:00 am

School finish time

4:00 pm

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Ballet, chess club, Chinese language, coding, drama club, German, Judo, Kumon, music club, self defense, swimming, tennis, yoga

School provided lunches

Yes

Sports activities included

P.E. is taught by specialists twice a week. There is a fully equipped gymnasium and children are taught basic skills and motricity, and take part in team games. Sports taught during P.E. include football, basketball, hockey, athletics and dance.

Sports facilities at the school

Outdoor pitches, indoor gym.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Runnymede is a leading private non-denominational British school in Spain offering a British education to boys and girls of all nationalities from the age of three to eighteen. 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.

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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