Quick summary of key school information
|Language of instruction||English|
|Native English teachers|
|Extra languages (other than English)|
|Maximum||24 students / class|
This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2020/2021.
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|Number of students||
|Most common nationality||
The majority of the students are Spanish, British or German.
|Max. number of students per class||
|Native English speaking teachers||
The teaching staff is 90% British and the remaining teachers represent other English speaking countries or from the Department of Modern Foreign Languages.
|Language support for students not fluent in English||
The Academy provides an extra support programme for pupils with limited fluency in the English language. These lessons are planned by a highly qualified and experienced language teacher in conjunction with the year group teacher to incorporate the key curriculum objectives. These lessons allow the small group being taught to have more attention and the intensive programme enable the students to make quick progress.
|Additional language classes offered by the school||
Spanish, German, French
|Entry evaluation for students||
|Brief description of entry evaluation required||
Admission to Early Years Foundation Stage: An informal interview with the applicant and his/her parents. Being English speaking is an advantage but not a requisite.
Admission to Primary School: Applicants are required to forward the previous year’s school reports, contact details of the previous school and have an informal interview.
Admission to the Senior School: Applicants are required to forward the previous year’s school reports, contact details of the previous school and have an informal interview.
|External examinations or assessments available||
IGCSE, IB Diploma
|Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs||
Special Educational Needs Department
|Learning support offered||
The Academy has a specialist teacher who is dedicated to remediating special learning difficulties. The extra lessons work on an individual or paired basis and concentrate on supporting pupils with difficulties including dyslexia, organisational difficulties, or poor concentration.
|School start time||
|School finish time||
|Supervised care before/after school||
There is a child minding service available from 8:00 to 8:55 each morning.
|Extracurricular activities or clubs offered||
Art and pottery, ballet, basketball, circus, football, jolly reading club, Lego robotica, modern dance, crafts, riding, the world of photography, video games creating, piano, guitar, flute, violin
|School provided lunches||
|Sports facilities at the school||
Playground, sports field, outdoor swimming pool, gym, tennis court
|Qualities and characteristics best defining the school||
The Academy International School is a dynamic centre of education. It is constantly evolving in response to the changing necessities of the students and reflecting the global environment. The children follow the National Curriculum of England and Wales which incorporates a wide spectrum of subjects and topics.