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EL LIMONAR INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL MURCIA

El Limonar International School Murcia is an international, British curriculum 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. The school values both the academic and social development of each pupil through individual attention and multilingualism.

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WHO WE ARE

El Limonar International School Murcia is an international, British curriculum school in Spain with almost 700 pupils aged 3 – 18 of more than a dozen different nationalities on roll.

El Limonar International School Murcia follows the National Curriculum for England and Wales and offers its pupils IGCSE and A-Level examinations. The school is accredited by NABSS (National Association for British Schools in Spain), is recognised by the Spanish Ministry of Education and is an approved examining centre for Edexcel as well as being a Preparation Centre for Cambridge English Examinations and Trinity College Examinations. The school is part of the Cognita group’s European division and a member of COBIS (Council of British International Schools).

Four aspects are central to the delivery of education at El Limonar International School Murcia: a curricular programme of high academic standards; social and moral development; personalised attention; and extra-curricular and complementary enrichment activities. El Limonar International School Murcia focusses on pupils’ academic and social development within a framework of high expectations and care, balance and a sense of responsibility.


WHY CHOOSE MURCIA

Facilities

The school is set in 63,000 m2 of grounds and comprises teaching and administration buildings as well as fantastic, new purpose-built facilities for our younger pupils. All classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards and computers, and all students have access to class sets of iPads and Tablets. The teaching buildings house IT suites, Science laboratories, Art rooms, Drama and Music studios, and a purpose-built examination and assembly hall. Outdoor facilities include an open-air amphitheatre, tennis and paddle courts, a swimming pool, numerous sports pitches and play areas equipped according to the needs of each age group.

Results & Performance

All students study both the international curriculum requirements in English and the essential components of the Spanish curriculum, thereby allowing them to achieve dual certification at the end of Year 11: Spanish GESO (compulsory Secondary Education) and IGCSEs (International General Certificate of Secondary Education). During Years 12 and 13 (Sixth Form) all students continue to their studies in order to achieve double qualifications, following a programme of A-Level and ‘Fase Específica’ subjects. Our students therefore gain A-Level and ‘Título de Bachiller’ qualifications which allow them to access universities in Spain, in the UK and around the world.

Pastoral Care

All staff at El Limonar International School Murcia are proud of our community and actively promote positive values. Personal relations are based on mutual respect and confidence and we strive to ensure that all students feel cared for and safe. Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) classes run vertically throughout the school, and allow Tutors the time to develop their overall awareness of their tutees’ needs on an academic, social and emotional level. This programme is complemented by weekly Assemblies at each level, our mentoring programme and the work of our student council.

Beyond The Classroom

El Limonar International School Murcia offers a broad programme of activities including day trips, residentials in Spain and abroad, language exchanges, pupil and parent workshops, careers guidance and summer courses which support and complement our curriculum offer. Extra-curricular activities, private music tuition through our School of Music music@ellimonar, and our Enrichment programme, all serve to enhance our students’ learning experience, allowing them to develop skills beyond the classroom. El Limonar International School Murcia also offers a programme of family activities, many of which are open to families from outside school community.

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