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International Schools in the Balearic Islands

 

The Balearic Islands of Ibiza, Mallorca and Menorca are home to an eclectic mix of international year-round residents, enjoying an idyllic Mediterranean lifestyle and access to top international schools teaching a mix of national curriculums from abroad, as well as highly regarded local schools (where Catalan and Spanish are the main languages spoken). 

 

There are several international and multilingual schools in Ibiza, including Morna International College in Santa Gertrudis, a private co-educational day school following the British curriculum from nursery school to the end of secondary school. With English as the principal language of instruction, pupils are prepared for IGCSEs at the age of 16 and A-Levels at 18 and have the option to study both Spanish and German at foreign language or native level. 

 

Teaching at Colegio Mestral in Ibiza town is divided equally between Spanish and Catalan, with plenty of additional English and an emphasis on small classes and high academic standards. The Lycée Français International d’Ibiza is a semi-private school subsidised by the French government, offering a primarily French education with music and sports lessons taught in Spanish. Students can also undertake additional intensive courses in Spanish, Catalan and English.

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There are currently no International schools on Menorca, with many older children on the island travelling to neighbouring Mallorca for an international education. There are however many lovely local schools (teaching primarily in Catalan with Spanish) and the Asociacion Menorca Britannia have British volunteers who help teach the English language in some of the primary schools too.

 

Mallorca is home to the most private schools in the Balearics. The largest of which, Agora Portals, is a Spanish school offering a multilingual education. The first school to offer the IB in the Balearic islands, Agora Portals is also renowned for its fantastic sports departments, including rigorous sailing lessons in nearby Puerto Portals.

 

British families in Mallorca particular have many options to choose from, with a wealth of different options for pupils to sit British exams and follow and English-style education, including The Academy International School, set within spectacular grounds just outside Palma. The Academy teaches the National British Curriculum to pupils aged 2 to 16, culminating in IGCSE examinations. Bellver is another excellent private British school just outside the centre of Palma, following the British curriculum leading to IGCSEs and A/AS Levels.

 

The Baleares International College is an international school for boys and girls aged 2 to 18 years, with two campuses in Sa Porrassa and Sant Agustí, leading to IGCSEs and A-Level exams. Palma College offers A-Levels for 16-18 year olds living on the island. They also offer a fast-track one year IGCSE course for 16 year olds wishing to retake their exams.

 

Overlooking the bay of Palma, Queen’s College is another fantastic private school for English and Spanish speaking pupils from 3 up to 18 (also leading eventually to GCSE and A-Level exams). King Richard III College is an independent day school following the British curriculum for children from reception up to Year 13, where pupils sit IGCSE and A-Level exams.

 

This is the Mumabroad.com directory of the best international and bilingual schools in the Balearic islands, each recommended by parents living in Ibiza, Mallorca and Menora. Do please get in touch if you would like to recommend a school that your child attends in the Balearic Islands.

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Agora Portals International School, Mallorca

Agora Portals International School, Mallorca

Agora Portals is the largest private school on the island of Mallorca, and was the first on the island to offer offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.  About Agora Portals International School opened in 2008 and is part of the NACE schools group. It is at heart a Spanish school... ...
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Baleares International College, Mallorca

Baleares International College, Mallorca

The Baleares International College follows the English national curriculum for pupils aged 2 – 18 years old spread over two campuses in Mallorca. About The Baleares International College follows the English National Curriculum, with a strong focus on bilingual education with the teaching of the Spanish Language (from Reception), German... ...
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Bellver International College, Mallorca

Bellver International College, Mallorca

Bellver International College is a non-denominational, co-educational day school teaching the English national curriculum to pupils from nursery through to A Levels at age 18. About Founded in 1950, Bellver International College is the longest established privately-owned British school in Spain. Bellver adopts a combined pragmatic and academic philosophy which... ...
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Colegio Mestral Ibiza

Colegio Mestral Ibiza

Colegio Mestral Ibiza is a largely Spanish-speaking school that has placed a strong emphasis on English language immersion, and allows senior students to study both the Spanish national Bachillerato qualification alongside obtaining an American High School Diploma. About Founded in 2001, the Colegio Mestral Ibiza follows the Spanish national curriculum... ...
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King Richard III College, Mallorca

King Richard III College, Mallorca

King Richard III College in Mallorca is an independent, non-denominational day school providing a complete English education for children from Reception to Year 13. About The King Richard III College follows The English national curriculum from Reception through IGCSE to A Levels, and is an Examination Centre for the University... ...
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Lycée Français International d’Ibiza

Lycée Français International d’Ibiza

The Lycée Français International d’Ibiza school was founded in 1975 and is subsidised by the French government, being a semi-private school. Students can currently attend the school up to ESO level (up to age 16). The school specialises in language teaching. There are intensive courses in Castilian, Catalan and English.... ...
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Morna International College, Ibiza

Morna International College, Ibiza

Morna International College in Ibiza, a co-educational day school, was founded in 1973 to teach the English national curricululm to pupils from nursery through to sixth form (ages 3 – 18). About Morna International College in Ibiza follows the English national curriculum. Secondary students are prepared for the IGCE at... ...
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Palma College, Mallorca

Palma College, Mallorca

Palma College in Mallorca is a sixth form college teaching A Level subjects in English. About Palma College was established in 2012 and opened in 2013 to meet the increasing demands of an international community seeking a dedicated sixth form provision on Mallorca. The ethos of the College is to bridge... ...
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Queen’s College Mallorca

Queen’s College Mallorca

Queen’s College Mallorca teaches the English national curriculum while allowing students to obtain Spanish national qualifications at the same time. The school teaches from Primary school through to Sixth Form. About Queen’s College Mallorca was founded in 1977. It caters for approximately 300 pupils ranging from 3 to 18 years,... ...
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The Academy International School, Mallorca

The Academy International School, Mallorca

The Academy International School in Mallorca teaches the English national curriculum for students aged 2 – 16 years. About The Academy school in Mallorca was founded in 1985. Students range in age from 2 to 16 years and the language of instruction is English. The school follows the English national... ...
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