Our policy throughout the admissions process is to allocate the appropriate placement for the candidate so that he/she may benefit fully from the education we offer. 

 

The procedure for admission to the school varies according to the age of the candidate:

 

Infant Department

Foundation Stage (age 3 to 5)

Pupils applying for entry to the Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception) are required to come to the first visit with their parents and to bring past school reports (if applicable). Children applying for Nursery and Reception places are not required to have any prior knowledge of English.

 

Key Stage 1 (age 5 to 7)

For entry into Year 1 and Year 2, pupils are assessed by the Head of Primary. For entry into Year 3, children will take tests in Non Verbal Reasoning, Maths and Writing. Applicants for both year groups will be asked to provide past school reports. At this age they will be expected to know how to read and write in English.

Pupils with little or no prior knowledge of English must agree to a programme of EAL, as recommended by the school, and parents should expect to be liable for the incurred costs. The duration of the EAL course will be decided by the school.

 

Primary Department 

Key Stage 2 (age 7 to 11)

New pupils applying for entry to the school for KS2 take entrance tests in Mathematics, Reading, Writing and Non Verbal Reasoning. Parents will be asked to provide school reports for the previous two academic years and a CAT4 baseline assessment which may take place in their current school for pupils from international schools abroad.

At this age they will be expected to know how to read and write in English. Pupils with little or no prior knowledge of English must agree to a programme of EAL, as recommended by the school, and parents should expect to be liable for the incurred costs. The duration of the EAL course will be decided by the school.

 

Secondary Department 

Key Stage 3 (age 11 to 16)

For entry to KS3, candidates require school reports from previous years and a CAT4 baseline assessment which may take place in their current school for pupils from international schools abroad.

At this age they will be expected to know how to read and write in English. Pupils with little or no prior knowledge of English must agree to a programme of EAL as recommended by the school and parents should expect to be liable for the incurred costs. The duration of the EAL course will be decided by the school.

For more information, please read our Admissions Policy.

 

Check list of Important Documents

   Official Documentation (all applicants)
   Online or paper application form (this will be provided by the Admissions Department)
   A photocopy of either the birth certificate, the “Libro de Familia”, identity card or passport of the child.
   A photocopy of the identity document of both parents.
   A photocopy of the identity document of the account holder who will be accountable for school fees if this is not the child’s parent.
   An official medical certificate indicating the child has no infectious or contagious diseases.
   One passport size photograph.
   Certificates from previous schools attended if any.