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|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||25 students / class|
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|Number of students||
|Most common nationality||
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
|Max. number of students per class||
|Does the school employ teaching assistants?||
|External examinations or assessments available||
External examinations occur as follows:
At the end of Years 6 and 9 students sit the SATS exams (Standard Attainment Tests) in English Language, English Literature, Mathematics and Science.
|Entry evaluation for students||
Interview and entrance exam.
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
A level of English language knowledge is required for entrance from Year One onwards.
|School start time||
9:05 am or 9:15 am depending on the grade level.
|School finish time||
4:40 pm or 4:45 pm depending on the grade level.
|School provided lunches||
Uniforms are required for all students up to Year 11 and can be purchased at "El Corte Inglés" in Madrid. Year 12 and 13 students are not required to wear the school uniform.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Judo, craft, basketball, ballet, Chinese, theater, tennis, football, catechism
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The English Montessori School is a private co-educational school which caters to the educational needs of students of the Spanish and International communities in Madrid.
In addition to the high academic standards set by the school, students are expected to grow socially competent, emotionally sound, physically fit and ethically honest. The curriculum, plus the extra-curricular programme provides for growth in all of these areas.
|Teaching approach of the school||
The fundamental principles of the Montessori Philosophy are to:
- Respect each child's own individual development process.