WHERE LEARNING COMES ALIVE
Where learning comes alive
As educators, at ISCB our ultimate goal is to offer the maximum number of opportunities to all profiles of learner. We do this through offering a modern concept- driven programme, which engages students actively in their own learning, fostering the motivation for each one to fashion his or her own career path from the early years through to pre-university.
The International School of Costa Brava (ISCB), founded in 2020 in Platja d’Aro, Girona, is proud to be part of the ISCAT group, a well-known and prestigious group of British international schools based in Catalonia, pioneers in concept-driven education.
ISCB is a British International School offering the National Curriculum of England and Wales from Nursery through to Year 6, continuing through KS3 and KS4 in the upcoming academic year 2021-2022.
One of the greatest benefits of learning, and teaching, at our British International School is the exposure to an extensive range of cultures and languages, and to be surrounded by nature in all its forms: our own extensive forest area and within walking distance from the world-renowned Costa Brava.
Learning at ISCAT – ISCB, following the British Curriculum to obtain GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) at the end of Year 11, opens a world of opportunities to study across the UK, Europe, Spain and the rest of the world.For local students, the GCSE certificate is easily convalidated to the local ESO Certificate.
At ISCB we prepare our students to be active and influential members of our global society.
A holistic learning experience:
Learning by doing
Hands-on learning experiences and thinking enable us to connect and integrate new experiences into our existing understanding and perception of how things are. For every learner, this is critical in developing a ‘base knowledge’ on which to hook all new knowledge and experiences. At ISCB we scaffold from the simplest thinking skills of assimilating facts and recall, to higher cognitive skills including analysis, synthesis, problem solving, and evaluation.
Critical thinking, communication and emotional education are at the heart of all we do at ISCB.
A key strategy of our methodology is to work in small groups. We believe that students learn better in a small group setting, as this increases opportunities to develop one’s own thinking and ideas and communicate these. Optimizing teacher-student relationships, bonds with fellow students and personalised coaching makes learning come alive for every student.
ISCB is unique in offering our Forest School programme. Qualified and experienced forest practitioners deliver the skills and concepts of Forest School in our very own privileged and natural setting.
At ISCB we offer unparalleled authentic learning opportunities for all, positively impacting on the lives of children by connecting them with the natural environment in a unique and inspirational way, using this as a springboard for learning outside the classroom.
We aim to create independent learners and critical thinkers within a safe and supportive environment where every student can thrive and develop positive academic, life and interpersonal skills, feeling valued for what he or she is able to contribute.
At ISCB Emotional education, Communication and social skills and Sustainability/Environment are key points defining our values as an educational community.
We aim to create independent learners and thinkers within a safe and supportive environment where every student can thrive and develop positive academic, life and interpersonal skills.
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Our easy and straightforward admissions process is designed to help you get in touch with us quickly and comfortably by completing this simple contact form. Please read on for information that will help you in the process of applying and/or finding out more at International School Costa Brava.