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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 the International Baccalaureate?

At the heart of our curricula is the International Baccalaureate (IB). The IB provides your child with the essential skills for lifelong learning and leads to the world-respected IB Diploma.

To see our results from the last four academic years, please take a look at the photo gallery (below).

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  • Our IB Results - 2019
  • Our IB Results - 2018
  • Our IB Results - 2017
  • Our IB Results - 2016

At ICS we respond to each child's individual learning needs. IB courses, culminating in the IB Diploma, offer your child a curricula that helps them develop essential learning skills while also playing to their own individual strengths. 

Through our comprehensive, international programme, your child will:

  • learn independence and self-discipline;
  • study in an atmosphere of mutual respect;
  • develop a deep appreciation of diverse opinions and cultures.

Building towards the IB Diploma, your child will follow the most internationally respected, learning-focused curricula in the world. 


Admired by the finest colleges and universities

IB courses are recognised by the finest colleges and universities in the world. In the United States alone IB students are 21.4% more likely to be admitted into 10 of the country's most prestigious universities including Harvard and Yale in the USA and Cambridge and Oxford in the UK.

Find out more about the universities that our students go on to.

Independence of thought

The IB encourages your child to think for themselves. Through this programme they don't just learn content and facts, they also learn concepts and how to learn. Through this they develop an independence of thought unrivalled by other curricula. 

A Global Passport

Almost 4,000 schools in over 140 countries around the world offer the International Baccalaureate, including many other Nord Anglia Education schools. This means that wherever your child goes in the world, their education will continue uninterrupted. 

Reasons to Choose the International Baccalaureate