International Schools in Barcelona

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There is an assortment of bilingual and international schools in Barcelona. In fact, international educational standards are so commonplace that many of the schools that teach British and American curricula have a student body predominantly made up of Spanish pupils.


International schools in Spain are obliged by law to teach either Spanish or a co-official regional language. In Catalonia, international schools will teach both Spanish and Catalan, as well as give additional focus to local content in subjects such as history and geography.


Some of the most prominent international schools in Barcelona include:


American School of Barcelona
Gender: Co-educational
Ages: 3 to 18 years
Curriculum: American, International Baccalaureate and Spanish

Benjamin Franklin International School
Gender: Co-educational
Ages: 3 to 18 years
Curriculum:  American and International Baccalaureate

The British School of Barcelona
Gender: Co-educational
Ages: 3 to 18 years
Curriculum: British 

The British School of Barcelona Sitges

Gender: Co-educational
Ages: 1,5 to 18
Curriculum: Cambridge Exams (IGCSE and A Levels), International Baccalaureate, Spanish

Europa International School
Gender: Co-educational
Ages: 1 to 18 years
Curriculum: Spanish and International Baccalaureate

International School of Catalunya
Gender: Co-educational
Ages: 3 to 18
Curriculum: British National Curriculum with International Baccalaureate

Oak House School
Gender: Co-educational
Ages: 3 to 18 years
Curriculum: British curriculum until 12 years; Spanish from 12 to 18 years


SEK Catalunya International School
Gender: Co-educational

Ages: 1 to 18 years
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate

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