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Sotogrande International School

Sotogrande International School

Avenida La Reserva SN, Sotogrande, Cádiz, 11310, Spain

+34 956 795 902



Sotogrande International School
School type Co-educational Day & Boarding Prep & Senior, Nursery & Sixth Form
Founded 1978
Head of School Mr. James Kearney
Co-ed Age Range 4 months-18 years
Number of pupils 1,100
Curriculum IBDP, IBMYP, IBPYP, Natl
Language of Instruction English

Sotogrande International School (SIS) is one of the 75 best IB schools in the world and under the 5 best in Spain. Is a day and boarding school that follows the IB programme from 3-18 years. Home to a passionate learning community who inspire and encourage learning and intercultural understanding, promoting education as a force for good in the world.

With more than 1000 children from 54 countries, SIS is more than just a school; it's a place where individuals flourish, throughout the IB programmes, internationally qualified teachers provide a challenging, nurturing and academically-rigorous education.

Academic results are consistently excellent, with both MYP and Diploma students achieving well above world average scores year after year. As a result of the impressive average point score of 36 in 2020, 90% of students went on to be placed at their first choice of university.

Elite Sports Programme - Specialist programmes combine a world-class education with professional golf, tennis, polo, basketball, swimming and music tuition, creating opportunities for talented students to excel in their chosen field. These programmes follow a structured pathway and provide expert support and guidance, helping students work towards university scholarships in the USA and beyond.

As an Apple Distinguished School, the use of technology is creatively embedded in the curriculum for all students from the age of 3. At the same time, the F1 in Schools programme and the Hyperbaric surfboard and a hydrofoil challenge provide an exciting way for students to learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related subjects. Students are encouraged to think independently and critically, developing their unique interests, gifts and talents benefiting from opportunities to be the best they can be.

Sotogrande International Boarding House, is a warm, vibrant community with new and amazing boarding facilities, where the staff are dedicated to caring for, and getting the best out of each individual. Students are encouraged to take part in every aspect of boarding life helping them to grow into happy, motivated and morally committed citizens of the world. The academic support received by students is reflected in IB Diploma exam results where, over the past two years, the top-performing students have both been boarders, one achieving the maximum IB score of 45 points.

Boarding School Association award 2021: The International School of the Year Award was one of two new categories in the BSA Awards for 2021, Sotogrande International School, part of the Inspired Boarding Schools group, was highly commended.