Madrid
Swedish, British curriculum
Ages 2 to 18

Scandinavian School of Madrid

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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Swedish
Native English and Swedish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Swedish)
Class sizes Average 15 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Contact email: colegio@escandinavo.com
School's webpage: www.escandinavo.com
Yearly fees: €7,779

Important notes about this school

The school has two sections, Swedish or International (English speaking).

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Number of students

300

Number of nationalities represented in the school

15

Most common nationality

Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finish, Spanish, British, French etc

Ratio of local students to international students

About 70% have Spanish nationality but many in that group has double nationality. About 50% have a nationality other than Spanish.

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

15

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English and Swedish speaking teachers

Native or equivalent level.

Language support for students not fluent in English and Swedish

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English, Spanish, French, German, Norwegian and Danish

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

About 30-60 min per day in upper Primary. 60-90 min per day in Secondary.

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

In some classes.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Meeting with Head of section/teacher.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

98%

External examinations or assessments available

Cambridge IGCSE and Cabridge International A-levels

Results in these examinations

First exams 2017

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No religious affiliation.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

N/A

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Limited support by special needs specialist.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Differentiation in class as well as support from special needs teacher.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

9 am

School finish time

3:30 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Singing, guitar, drums, bass, piano/keyboard, football, judo, tennis, gymnastics, dance, ceramics, tech talent

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Sports activities included

2 PE classes per week

Sports facilities at the school

Indoor gym, outdoor sports field

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Competitive football, non competitive tennis, karate, judo

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Happiness, respect for others, creativity, independent thinking, lifelong learning, empathy

Teaching approach of the school

The Scandinavian educational philosophy is based on the idea that every child deserves equal attention and respect and at the same time guidance, advice and examples to help them fully develop their potential in a safe and secure environment where they are encouraged to learn from their mistakes.