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International schools in Valencia and Murcia

 

The Costa Blanca region is home to a growing number of expat families from all over the world, seeking the best international schools and a multilingual education for their children. British families in Valencia, Alicante, Jávea, Murcia and along the Costa Blanca are spoiled for choice when it comes to international schools following the British curriculum. With American schools, local Spanish schools following a bilingual or dual nationality programme and IB World Programme schools, there are options to suit every family living in the region.

 

Among the excellent bilingual nurseries, pre-schools and primary schools in the Costa Blanca, The International Montessori School of Valencia offers a bilingual (French / English) Montessori education for children from 3 to 12 years old. 

 

Valencia is home to numerous fantastic British, American and international schools. The British School of Valencia, English School Los Olivos and British School Alzira all offer a British-style education leading to GCSEs, AS and A-Levels. El Plantío lnternational School of Valencia is another British School teaching the English National Curriculum from 3 to 16 years old, followed by two years of studying towards the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

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There are a number of private bilingual schools in Valencia with predominantly local Spanish pupils, including Caxton College, Cambridge House Community College and The English School, each offering the British National Curriculum in a multicultural environment. American families in Valencia may opt for the American School of Valencia, which offers a programme drawing on elements of the US system and the IB.

 

The top international schools in Murcia include El Limonar International school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18. The school follows the National Curriculum for England and Wales and prepares its pupils for further education both in Spain and abroad, leading to GCSEs and A-Levels.

 

Beautiful Alicante is home to several excellent private schools, predominantly following the British curriculum, including the highly regarded King’s College and the oldest British school on the Costa Blanca, Sierra Bernia for pupils from 3 to 18 years of all nationalities. El Limonar International School Villamartín is a co-ed day school teaching the British curriculum from age 3 to 18. The school prepares its pupils for further education both in Spain and abroad, offering GCSE and A-Level exams.

 

Laude Newton also follows the British National Curriculum in early years and primary school followed by the IB World Programme throughout secondary school. Lady Elizabeth School follows the British Curriculum with the opportunity to also study the Spanish Curriculum. There is boarding accommodation available for students aged 14-18 years. Elian’s British School, La Nucía is another recommended British school, also preparing older pupils for GCSE and A-Level qualifications.

 

Xàbia International College in Jávea for students from 2 to 18 years teaches the English National Curriculum, within an international environment culminating in GCSE and A-Level exams. In Benidorm, Lope de Vega International School is a bilingual private school offering a dual Baccalaureate combining the Spanish Bachillerato and the US High School Diploma.

 

The top multilingual schools in Castellón include the The British School of Vila-Real and Elian’s British School Castellón, both offering a British style education complemented by the  Spanish curriculum and the regional language, Valenciano.

 

This is the Mumabroad.com guide to the best international schools in the Costa Blanca, recommended by parents living in Valencia, Murcia, Jávea, Alicante and the surrounding region. Do please let us know if you would like to add your own comments or recommendations based on your experiences with local international schools.

International schools in Valencia and Murcia

AIS International School

AIS International School

AIS International School is located in a unique natural setting between Alfaz del Pi, Altea, Benidorm and La Nucia in Alicante province. The British National Curriculum enhanced by the AIS educational model incorporating Steiner Waldorf pedagogy ...
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American School of Valencia

American School of Valencia

The American School of Valencia (ASV) opened in 1980 and teaches the national curriculum of the United States of American to pupils from Nursery to 12th Grade (3-18). Since 1980, ASV has been offering an international and rigorous educational ...
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British School Alzira

British School Alzira

The British School Alzira is a large educational complex founded in 1997 that teaches the English national curriculum to pupils aged 1 – 18. Curriculum The British School Alzira teaches pupils the English national curriculum through iGCSE and ...
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British School of Valencia

British School of Valencia

With more than 25 years of experience, the British School of Valencia teaches the English national curriculum in the centre of Valencia for students of all nationalities aged between 2 to 18 years old. BSV has always offered a distinctive model of ...
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Cambridge House Community College, Valencia

Cambridge House Community College, Valencia

For over twenty years, Cambridge House Community College has offered education to Spanish and international students with the aim of creating a stimulating and home environment from the age of 3-18. The school follows the English educational, ...
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Caxton College, Valencia

Caxton College, Valencia

Caxton College in Valencia is a co-educational, day and boarding school offering both the English and Spanish national curriculums. About Caxton College was founded in 1987 by the Gil Marqués family, and as of 2021 is still run by a family member: ...
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El Limonar International School, Murcia

El Limonar International School, Murcia

El Limonar International School in Murcia is a bilingual school teaching both the English and Spanish national curriculums for boys and girls aged 3 to 18. About The first El Limonar Internatinal School was founded in 1990 in Alicante and has ...
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El Limonar International School, Villamartín

El Limonar International School, Villamartín

El Limonar International School in Villamartín, Alicante, is a bilingual school teaching both the English and Spanish national curriculums for boys and girls aged 3 to 18. About The first El Limonar Internatinal School was founded in 1990 in ...
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El Plantío International School of Valencia

El Plantío International School of Valencia

El Plantío lnternational School of Valencia  teaches the English national curriculum for pupils aged 3 to 16 years old, continuing with the two-year International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. About The El Plantío lnternational School of ...
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Elian’s British School Castellón

Elian’s British School Castellón

Elian’s British School in Castellón is part of the well-established Iale-Elian’s Educational Group. Along with its sister school in La Nucía, Elian’s teaches the English national curriculum for pupils from nursery to sixth form (3 -18 years). ...
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Elian’s British School La Nucía

Elian’s British School La Nucía

Elian’s British School in La Nucía opened in September 2002 and is part of the well-established Iale-Elian’s Educational Group. Along with its sister school in Castellón, Elian’s teaches the English national curriculum for pupils from nursery ...
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English School Los Olivos

English School Los Olivos

English School Los Olivos teaches the English national curriculum to children from the ages of 3 – 18. About Founded in 1976, the English School Los Olivos has gained recognition from the National Association of British Schools in Spain ) ...
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King’s College Alicante, The British School of Alicante

King’s College Alicante, The British School of Alicante

King’s College Alicante, the British School of Alicante, teaches the English national curriculum to pupils from ages 3-18. The school prepares pupils for iGCSE exams and the A Levels. Obligatory Spanish national subjects are offered to ...
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Lady Elizabeth School, Alicante

Lady Elizabeth School, Alicante

Lady Elizabeth School is a British International School in the Province of Alicante and is part of the LAUDE Group. The Primary School is a Coeducational Day School for pupils from 1 – 11 years. (Pre Nursery to Year 6) and the Secondary ...
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Lope de Vega International School

Lope de Vega International School

Lope de Vega International School is a bilingual private school based in Benidorm, teaching pupils from primary school up to High School. Upon graduation students can obtain both the Spanish national Bacchillerato qualification as well as an ...
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Newton College, Alicante

Newton College, Alicante

Laude Newton College is a private, non-grant maintained, non-confessional, liberal school teaching the English national curriculum until secondary school, where it teaches the International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes. About Founded in 1991, ...
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Sierra Bernia School, Alfaz del Pi

Sierra Bernia School, Alfaz del Pi

Sierra Bernia School is a privately-owned coeducational day school offering the English national curriculum for pupils aged from 3 to 18 years. About The Sierra Bernia School was founded in 1973 and, as the longest established British School on the ...
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The British School of Vila-real

The British School of Vila-real

The British School of Vila-real is the only school in the province of Castellón offering the English national curriculum from primary school through to A Levels. About The British School of Vila-real is an International British school rooted in the ...
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The English School of Mutxamel

The English School of Mutxamel

The English School of Mutxamel teaches the English national curriculum to pupils from nursery through to sixth form, and is located just outside of Alicante city. About The English School of Mutxamel is a British school, offering the British ...
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Valencia Montessori School

Valencia Montessori School

The Valencia Montessori School (VMS) offers a Montessori education inValencia for children from 4 months to 12 years old. About The Valencia Montessori School was founded in 2012 and follows the Montessori educational model, and also follows the ...
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Xàbia International College

Xàbia International College

Xàbia International College is a private school in Jávea teaching from ages 2 to 18 years the English national curriculum. About Xàbia International College was founded in 1994 to provide a quality education based on the English National, ...
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