Costa del Sol has a variety of international schools ranging from primary schools to universities, private educational institutions to public schools. When moving abroad, finding the perfect school with a good location is one of the most important things.
This article will give you an idea of some of the top international schools in the Costa del Sol.
Located in Nueva Andalucia, Aloha College has over 30 years of experience providing a British-based education combined with Spanish language and culture education. The pupils range from 3 to 18 years.
With strong values such as; Respect, Care, Effort, Resilience, and Honesty, Aloha encourages pupils, staff, and parents to adopt these values. Many pupils receive offers from top universities from all over the world.
Swans International School
Swans educates children of more than thirty nationalities. They follow the English curriculum, and the children take English and Spanish lessons throughout their school years. Swans aim to provide an excellent learning environment and to allow every child to achieve their full potential.
Laude San Pedro International College
Laude San Pedro is an international school in Marbella based on British and Spanish education with a program aimed at academic excellence. The pupils range from 3-18 years. They are very ambitious and seek to build upon their strong foundations. Laude San Pedros' main objective is to help students access the best international university education and develop their professional careers.
American School of Marbella
Located in Marbella, The American College in Spain offers a curriculum based on the U.S. education system. Students can complete in Marbella the last year of Middle School (Grade 8), 4 years of High School (Grades 9 to 12) and then begin their first 2 years of University by completing their general education courses required by all U.S. universities.
After obtaining their degree, students can transfer to a North American university or any other university in the world that offers the American education system, where they can complete their degree.
Deutsche Schule Málaga
Credited as one of the best German schools, the school offers bilingual education from nursery to the end of secondary school.
The German school is a private school arranged with the German State and has worked to build an educational centre of excellence.
Svenska Skolan Marbella
The Swedish school is a small school for Swedish-speaking kids. The capacity is 200 students ranging from pre-school at three years to primary school F-9 based on the Swedish curriculum and follows the directives of the Swedish National Agency for Education.
St Anthony's College
One of the oldest British schools on the coast, St. Anthony has a variety of nationalities and cultures. The school offers the British National Curriculum and the Spanish ESO and Bachillerato to children from pre-school to the Sixth form. The safety and happiness of each student are a priority which is why every student at the college has a tutor who will see to it all the day-to-day issues are dealt with.
The British College is situated between Torremolinos and Fuengirola in an exclusive, peaceful urbanisation called “Torremuelle”, facing the sea, right on the wonderful Benalmádena coast. The British College of Benalmádena is fully recognised by both the British and Spanish Ministries of Education and is a member of the National Association of British Schools in Spain.
They simultaneously follow both the British Curriculum and the main areas of knowledge of the Spanish Curriculum. This means that they teach all the subjects included in the British Curriculum, leading to Cambridge University IGCSEs and GCE AS and A levels, plus Spanish Language and Literature, Geography and History, leading to the Spanish Certificate of Secondary Education and Spanish Baccalaureate. This enables the pupils to gain qualifications from both the British and Spanish examination systems.
British International College
The English International College was founded in 1982, and has consistently achieved outstanding academic achievements, with their students each year graduating to some of the best universities around the world. They teach primary school, secondary school and sixth form.
They believe that education is a partnership between teachers, parents and pupils, and close co-operation is essential if students are to achieve their potential. As a school that educates pupils from the age of three to eighteen. The school also has great facilities, such as a Computer Lab, a Music Studio and a 25m swimming pool, among many more. Classroom sizes don’t go above 20 people, ensuring a personalized education.
Sunny View School
Sunny View is the leading British school on the Costa del Sol with students of all nationalities. It follows a complete English National Curriculum, and the pupils range from 2 years to 18 years. The school aims to provide the best British education to the students, with a strong emphasis on academic success. Sunny Views encourages curiosity, initiative, rigour, and independence of thought.