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  • Truly International

    With over 70 nationalities, we are a diverse and welcoming school which prepares students to succeed anywhere in the world

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  • Globally-Respected Curricula

    We are the only school in Madrid to offer all three International Baccalaureate Programmes in English

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  • Learning to Love Learning

    We believe in helping a child to discover and pursue their passions, whether that’s in the classroom, on the pitch or on stage

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  • A Passion for Teaching

    Our teachers are dedicated to delivering high-quality education, and to helping every child reach their potential

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  • Join Our Community

    We are proud of our growing family of parents, teachers and socially-confident students. We’d love to welcome you too

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  • A Vibrant Place to Be

    The school year is packed with activities and achievements. Celebrate them with us

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  • Tailored to Every Child

    Our students love coming to school. Get in touch with us and we can talk about how we can make your child’s school days special

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Why Choose Us?

Choosing between private schools in Madrid for your child is never easy, and we understand that you may have many questions. Here we summarise why we are a good choice for your child.

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Amongst private schools in Madrid we are the only truly international school delivering the full International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme in English. We were also one of the first full IB approved world schools with over 35 years of established education experience. This and many other factors combine to set us apart from other schools:

  • We have outstanding education outcomes and university placements, leading to success in the global employment market.
  • Our small class sizes mean your child will receive excellent individual attention.
  • We offer the IB Curriculum from the renowned International Baccalaureate Organisation. Your child will receive an education that is relevant to a globalised and rapidly changing world.
  • IB programmes are progressive and holistic. They are designed to develop your child's knowledge and skills as a learner and to become a global citizen.
  • Taught by schools around the world, following the IB programme makes it easier for your child to move between schools in different countries. 
  • We have dedicated, experienced international teaching staff many of whom are examiners, workshop leaders and accreditors.
  • With a school community of over 70 nationalities, ICS fosters international mindedness.
  • Our programme is taught in English but with support for all ability levels and a wide variety of other mother tongue languages.
  • We are caring community school offering a home away from home for the full family. We offer excellent pastoral support and a strong proactive parent association.
  • We educate the whole child through activities that offer personal enrichment, community service learning, outreach and curricular support.
  • As part of Nord Anglia Education - a global leader in premium international education - your child will receive unique experiences. This includes initiatives such as the ’Global Classroom’ and offering international language and cultural exchanges with sister schools.
  • Our spacious school campus sits in an exclusive location. 
  • We are fully accredited by:
    • Nord Anglia Education;
    • The Council of International Schools (CIS);
    • The International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO); 
    • The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC);
    • The Spanish Ministry of Education.