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CityMallorca
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 16 to 18
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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 6 students / class
Maximum 12 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
School's webpage:
Yearly fees: from: €16,500
to: €16,500
Address: Carrer Can Veri 5 07001 Palma de Mallorca Balearics Spain
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

50-60

Number of nationalities represented in the school

10-20

Most common nationality

Varies every year, but mainly European

Max. number of students per class

12

Average number of students per class

6

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Native English speaking teachers

Mainly, those that are not native have an extremely high level.

Language support for students not fluent in English

Students must be fluent to be able to access the British Qualifiactions, but those that are not native speaker can be supported where necessary.

Additional language classes offered by the school

French, German, Spanish, Russian

Use of technology in the classroom

Varies depending on the subject and teacher.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Entrance requirements consist of a personal interview with the Head and also passes at IGCSE (or equivalent) that demonstrate the ability to progress to A levels.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Depends on demand.

Students can join after academic year begins

Sometimes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

90-95%

External examinations or assessments available

A Levels (GCE, IAL) & BTEC

Results in these examinations

In general, all second year students pass the final exams and are accepted to the university they apply to.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

There is a SEN specialist that supports the students learning and wellbeing, and informs teachers of methods when needed.

All students have one-to-one meetings with each of their subject teacher, 15 minutes every week, to reflect on the week's learning.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Gifted and talented students will be supported in their learning needs through the one-to-ones.

Student access to education psychologist

No

School start time

09:00

School finish time

17:00

Supervised care before/after school

No

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

None, but we do run a two hour compulsory Enrichment Programme every week. During this time students receive workshops with Life Skills and theme about becoming a young adult. For example, interview skills, teambuilding, finance & budgeting, cooking, yoga, meditation, speakers talking about their career paths, passions & charities, mental health.

School provided lunches

No, there is hot & cold water machine, microwave and fridge available to students to bring there own lunch.

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

We keep a record of allergies and other specific food requirements and give this information for the cooking workshops.

Sports activities included

None, as at sixteen year and older students are either training in a specialised sport or are not interested. During the Enrichment Programme we do offer self-defence, fitness workshops, etc.

Sports facilities at the school

None

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

No

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Palma College is the first wholly dedicated sixth form college in Mallorca providing outstanding opportunities for post sixteen students. Bridging the gap between school and university with excellence in education; life skills and preparation for the world of work.

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