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IB, British, and Portuguese
Bilingual
Ages 1 to 18

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CityPalmela
CurriculumsIB, British, and Portuguese
Languages of instructionEnglish and Portuguese
Age RangeAges 1 to 18
Boarding available
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Portuguese
Native English and Portuguese teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Portuguese)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 26 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

Address: Quinta dos Barreleiros Volta da Pedra 2950-201, Palmela, Portugal

St. Peters International School accepts students from 4 months of age.

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Number of students

1500+

Number of nationalities represented in the school

44

Most common nationality

Portuguese

Ratio of local students to international students

75% Portuguese students in the entire school. Approximately 50% of students in the International Section are Portuguese.

Native English and Portuguese speaking teachers

Yes for 1st Languages.

Language support for students not fluent in English and Portuguese

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, Mandarin, German, Latin

Max. number of students per class

26

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Interactive Smartboards, BYOD Programme

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 students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma Programme, IGCSE

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on age: from Primary onwards 15 – 90 minutes daily.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

Over 95%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

Study skills, academic guidance, emotional support, specialized pedagogical support, counselling, referrals.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Specific further development programmes.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

English language assessment for the IGCSE and IB programmes in the International Section

Brief description of entry evaluation required

An assessment of ability in English in order to ensure that students can access the International Programme.

Waiting list

Yes in certain Grades.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Enrolments accepted all year but April 6th for current families to guarantee a place for the next year.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

8h30am

School finish time

4:45pm - 5:30pm (depending on Grade)

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

Yes

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

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Judo, Karate, Rugby, Krav Maga, Football, Swimming, Adaptation to Water, Rhythmic Dance, Classical Ballet, Zumba, Hip-Hop, Drama, Capoeira, Piano, Saxophone, Drums, Violin, Ukulele, Classical Guitar, Electric Guitar, Flute, Choir, The Inventors, Photography and more each year depending on availability.

Sports activities included

Footbal, Handball, Rugby, Basketball, Volleyball, Tennis, Badminton, Dance, Climbing, Judo, Gymnastics, Cross-country, Track and field athletics,

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Facilities at the school

Library / Study Space, 4 fully-fitted laboratories, covered multi-sports pavilion and dedicated gym spaces with locker rooms / showers, 300 seat auditorium, art rooms, ICT rooms, dance studio, drama room, canteen and bar, tennis court, football pitch, rugby pitch, didactic garden, school supplies store, reprographics room.

Sports facilities at the school

Rugby/Football piches; Exterior multi-sports area; Tennis courts; Exterior handball and basketball court; Multi activities stadium; Climbing Wall; Judo/Gymnastics indoor areas; Kindergarten indoor areas.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

St. Peter’s International School aims to encourage all students develop each of their personal talents and skills, promoting creativity and imagination, international mindedness and respect, so as to ultimately enable each student to reach their objectives and fulfill their goals.

Teaching approach of the school

We believe in the excellence of education, based on approaches to teaching which greatly extend beyond the sphere of subject areas, aiming to provide students with the ability to adapt to different linguistic, social, cultural and scientific backgrounds.

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