Education

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International Baccalaureate Schools in Portugal

Are you looking for an International Baccalaureate World School in Portugal? Here you can find a list of Portuguese schools that have a profile in the IB World Schools Yearbook. The schools featured below offer at least one of the IB’s four programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP). Read more →

The Algarve International School

The Algarve International School aims to raise the standard of education in the Algarve. With twenty highly qualified teachers and a prestigious location in the Algarve’s Golden Triangle, moments away from elite golf courses, the beach and the Ria Formosa nature reserve, the new school is a popular choice. Ethos The Algarve International School was born out of the coming together of four colleagues with respect and admiration for one another, to build a project for the education and well-being of children. Read more →

International Schools in the Algarve

Deutsche Schule Algarve Deutsche Schule Algarve is a bilingual (German/Portuguese) international school. Curriculum: German Languages of instruction: German, Portuguese Ages: 5 to 18 Yearly fees - 2020/2021: Fees not public. Eden Montessori International School Eden Montessori International School in Albufeira is the first of its kind in Portugal, offering authentic Montessori education in both English and Portuguese for children in groups of ages 3-6 years and 6-9 years. Read more →

The Waldorf school near Lagos

A Collective Dream - Escola Livre do Algarve Portugal: In 2008, a group of parents from children of the local Waldorf kindergarten Infancia Viva decided it was time to go further with Waldorf education. Together they created the Escola Livre do Algarve, which opened with just one class and nine children. Read more →

Story Forest School

Story Forest is a multilingual outdoor learning centre for children aged 3 – 11 in the beautiful Western Algarve. The Story Forest is located in the municipality of Aljezur, Portugal. Situated in the Parque Natural do Sudoeste Alentejano e Costa Vicentina, a large natural park that extends along the western coast of the Algarve, Aljezur is a small agricultural town lying on the fertile plains that border the Aljezur river. Read more →

Nobel International School Porches

Nobel International School Algarve As the largest private boarding and day school in southern Portugal, at Nobel International School Algarve Lagoa and Almancil we provide our students with an educational experience that challenges their minds, inspires their creativity and instils a desire for discovery that will last a lifetime. In fact, echoing Portugal’s celebrated history of exploration, the theme of “Discovery” guides every aspect of academic inquiry and campus life at Nobel Algarve. Read more →

Vale Verde International School in Burgau

266-E Vale Verde International School INTRODUCTION of the Vale Verde International School has been a fully recognised International school operating since 2002. The school provides parents in the Western Algarve with the opportunity to give their child an international secondary education, based on the British National Curriculum. Since its opening the Vale Verde International School has achieved a 100% pass rate for all students in all subjects undertaken in the final IGCSE examinations each year. Read more →

Barlavento School in Espiche

265-E The background of the Barlavento School inn Espiche Barlavento International Primary School was established in 1975 by a small group of parents and teachers who lived in the Lagos area. After having been using some private villas in Praia da Luz, Figueira and Lagos in January 1982 the school moved to its current premises near Espiche which was kindly donated by a local couple, Colonel and Mrs Vickers. Read more →

Education in Portugal

More and more people decide to come and live in Portugal and start a new life. Quite often now people are not prepared to wait till the education of their children has been completed in their home country. There is no doubt to my mind that a good and sound education will be the corner stone of a child’s future. Read more →