2019 Top International Schools in Marbella

by Carolina Malaspina

As we see the real estate market on the Costa Del Sol continue to evolve we are helping more and more of our clients finding properties with the sole reason to relocate and following in the footsteps of other global mature markets we are seeing growth trends appearing in areas around these schools in Marbella area.

In certain areas, the demand is now so high that being able to secure long term lets is almost impossible and capital growth per year is reaching double-digit.

Catering for this growing market we often get asked about which schools are best - below are the leading private schools in Marbella and properties for sale nearby.

Aloha College

Address: Urbanizacion el Angel, Nueva Andalucia, 29660, Marbella, Málaga

Web: www.aloha-college.com

E-mail: info@aloha-college.com

Tel: 952 814 133

Ages 3-18, co-ed day school. IGCSEs at age 16. 16-18 year olds do the IB diploma only. Founded in 1982. On the outskirts of Marbella. Known for its academic and sporting achievements. Generally considered by parents as one of the top schools on the coast. By far the largest of the schools listed - around 1000 students. Has recently dropped some of its emphasis on sports to concentrate on bringing academic results back up to expectations. Pupils go on to leading universities in the UK and Continent. Many nationalities.

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Benalmadena International College

Address: Calle Catamaran s/n, Nueva Torrequebrada, Benalmadena Costa, Málaga

Web: www.bic-benal.com

E-mail: info@bic-benal.com

Tel: 952 561 666

Ages 3-18, co-ed day school. British school, mostly attended by British pupils. Founded in 1997. English Curriculum education with IGCSEs, AS and A Levels. For those not wanting to do A levels, the school has recently introduced vocational courses.

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Laude San Pedro International College

Address: Urbanizacion Nueva Alcantara, Avenida Coruña 2, San Pedro de Alcantara, 29670 Malaga

Web: www.laudesanpedro.com

E-mail: info@icsanpedro.com

Formerly King’s College, Marbella, and then International College San Pedro. Pupils aged 2-18, co-ed day school. Two form entry school. Pupils follow the English National Curriculum. IGCSEs at age 16. AS and A levels at 16-18.

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Mayfair Academy

Address: Avenida de las Golondrinas, Atalaya Park, Estepona 29680, Malaga

Web: www.mayfairacademy.com

E-mail: mayfair@safe-mail.net

Tel:952 784 923

Midway between Marbella and Estepona. Pupils aged 4-18, co-ed day school. Offers I.G.C.S.E. and A Levels. It also has an alternative Sports, Skills, Study & Career (SSS) Technology Curriculum available from age 15 (Year 10 through 13). which is unique to the Costa del Sol. The SSS includes 7 GCSEs and 1 A Level. This gives an alternative university entrance route with two NVQs and a Community Sports Leaders Award, or a full gym instructor/personal trainer qualification.

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St Anthony's College

Address: Camino de Coin Km. 5.25, Mijas Costa 29649, Malaga

Web: www.stanthonyscollege.com

E-mail: info@stanthonyscollege.com

Tel: 952 473 166

Ages 3-18, co-ed day school; an officially recognised bilingual school offering an English curriculum with GCSEs at 16 and a wide range of A Levels at 18. Established in 1968. It also offers Spanish EGB, BUP, and COU. Spanish Section gives lessons in Spanish Language and Culture. Enables the validation of British studies by the Spanish Ministry of Education, leading to Graduado en Educación Secundaria (GCSE equivalent) and Título de Bachiller Español (GCE equivalent).

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Sotogrande International School

Address: Avenida de La Reserva (CA 533 - Km 3) 11310 Sotogrande, San Roque, Cadiz, Spain

Web site: www.sis.ac

Email: info@sis.ac

Tel: 956 795 902

Near to Gibraltar, this is the southernmost international school on the Costa del Sol. Situated in a particularly wealthy area. Founded in 1978. Co-ed day (ages 3-18 years) and boarding (ages 11-18). It is the only international boarding school in Southern Spain).

Students obtain good IB examination results and do well in inter-school sports competitions. The school is highly regarded and offers PYP, MYP and IB Diploma and certificates.

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Swans International School (Primary)

Address: Capricho s/n, 29600 Marbella, Malaga

Web: www.swansschool.net

E-mail: info@swansschool.net

Tel: 952 773 248

Swans School, founded in 1971, teaches children from ages 3-12. 300 pupils. Two classes each year. English National Curriculum plus full Spanish Primary course in language and humanities. From Year 4 (age 8-9) all pupils they also study French. French, Arabic, and German languages are also available extra-curriculum.

Swans Sierra Blanca (Secondary School)

Address: C/Lago de Cisnes, Urb. Sierra Blanca, 29602 Marbella, Malaga

Web: www.swansschool.net

Email: admin@swansschool.net

Tel: 952 902 755

Swans Secondary school has been growing incrementally since 2003. Co-ed day ages 11-18. It offers IGCSE, and since Sept 2008 provides the full IB diploma to Sixth Form students. It offers a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

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The English International College

Address: Urb Ricmar, Crtr. De Cadiz, Málaga Km 189, 29600, Marbella, Malaga

Web: www.marbellaschool.com

Email: dirstudies@eic.edu

Tel: 952 831 058

Founded in 1982. At Las Chapas, close to Marbella. Around 500 boys and girls aged 3-18 years. Most students are British, with around 1 in 5 who have English as a second or third language.

A very popular school on the coast, because of its focus on providing a traditional English National Curriculum education, and its high academic and sporting standards. Reassuring to parents who are yet to become familiar with the IB programme. It provides SATS tests for ages 7, 11, and 14, IGCSEs and A Levels. Has a large Spanish language department, also covering the Spanish national exam systems. It assesses pupils before entrance. Most pupils go on to good, mostly British, universities.

The International School Estepona (Primary School)

Address: Centro Comercial La Zarza Camino De Cortes, Urb. El Paraiso, Estepona 29688, Malaga

Web: www.marbellaschool.com

E-mail: info@marbellaschool.com

Tel: 952 884 789

Benavista, Estepona, near Marbella. Primary School Only. Ages 2 to 12 years. Co-ed day school. Bi-lingual (English & Spanish). Small Classes. English National Curriculum. Montessori for ages 2-5. Includes an all weather sports court, landscaped gardens, school vegetable garden. Air-conditioned and heated classrooms, child-sized toilets, rounded walls, a state of the art computer suite with digital smart boards, sports grounds and a soft play area for the younger children.

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