The content of the Primary Years Programme is integrated with the content of the national curriculum:
- From 3 to 12 years of age
- Concentrates on the child’s all-round development, as well as encouraging their capacity for research and discovery both inside and outside of the classroom.
- Prepares pupils to adopt an active attitude towards learning and provides them with the means to maintain this spirit throughout their lives.
- Offers stimulating content that connects pupils to the world around them, providing them with tools so that they can develop their ability to act in those surroundings.
- Pupils learn to be sympathetic and respectful.
The content of the Middle Years Programme is integrated with the content of the national curriculum:
- From 12 to 16 years of age
- Pupils “learn how to learn” by developing and applying their research, social, communication, thinking and self-control skills.
- Encourages pupils to establish practical connections between the theoretical framework within which they work in the classrooms and the real world outside.
- Helps pupils to develop a better understanding of themselves and to understand what their responsibility is in relation to the community.
- Offers a wide and balanced education in which pupils begin to acquire a more global mindset.
Students decide whether they wish to follow the Spanish Baccalaureate (LOMCE) or the IB® Diploma Programme:
- From 16 to 18 years of age
- Provides pupils with a much deeper way of thinking, constituting a truly solid basis for their intellectual, emotional and personal growth.
- Constitutes an excellent preparation for university life.
- The curriculum is comprised of six groups of subjects, that vary according to whether they are oriented towards the sciences or the humanities.
- Completing the Programme are three core components that are common to all pupils:
- Theory of Knowledge (TdC): focussed on teaching pupils to reflect on the nature of knowledge in all areas.
- Creativity, Action and Service (CAS): activities that help pupils develop their out-of-school characteristics, to encourage their personal development.
- Dissertation: pupils choose a theme that is of interest to them and develop it widely, researching and explaining their ideas with clarity and in depth.
Student characteristics are developed based on:
- A balanced personality.
- The ability to reflect and to think critically.
- Communication skills.
- An open and international mindset.