The new academic year signals a fresh start and new opportunities, especially if your children are starting a new school. If you are new to the island, planning to move to Mallorca, or simply looking for the best academic institution to meet the needs of your child, we have selected those to nurture your kids’ needs and dreams. Discover our guide to the best international schools on the island, particularly in the southwest and around Palma.
Tudor Rose British College - Porto Cristo
Tudor Rose is an English International School in Mallorca located in Porto Cristo, on the east coast of Mallorca. Delivering the Cambridge National Curriculum to infants, primary and middle school age groups, Tudor Rose offers small class sizes, well-qualified staff and excellent facilities to international and local Spanish communities.
The Academy International School - Marratxí
Situated in a rural setting in Marratxí, just 20 minutes drive from Palma, The Academy has modern facilities and a holistic approach to academic learning. With just over 300 students from 2 to 16, The Academy follows the National Curriculum for England and Wales, culminating in the Cambridge IGCSE exams.
Baleares International College - Sant Agustí/ Sa Porrassa
BIC, as it is known, offers two British-style schools in two locations: one in Sant Agustí, on the outskirts of Palma, for children aged 2 to 11, and a secondary school in Sa Porrassa, Calvía in the island’s southwest. Offering a British education with an international outlook, BIC offers a high-quality education with excellent teachers that follow the British National Curriculum.
Queen’s College - Palma
Set in a leafy residential area behind Bellver Castle and overlooking the bay of Palma, Queen’s College continually strives for academic excellence within a friendly school community for children aged from 3 to 18. Founded in 1977, the college follows the British National Curriculum, preparing students for GCSE and GCE ‘A’ level examinations. Importance is placed on education in a broader sense, particularly values, acceptance and respect.
Bellver International College - Palma
Located opposite the King of Spain’s summer palace just outside Palma, Bellver International College offers a British Curriculum education to children from 3 to 18. Combining a pragmatic and academic philosophy, the college encourages all pupils of all abilities to become bilingual and well-rounded individuals.
Agora Portals International School - Portals
Agora Portals is a private school in the southwest of the island. Situated at the lower end of Portals Nous close to Puerto Portals, Agora places a strong focus on academic excellence through its delivery of a wide curriculum designed to cater to the individual needs of its students. The first school in the Balearic Islands to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma to senior school students, Agora admits pupils between preschool to secondary ages.
King Richard III College - Portals Nous
Also located in Portals Nous is King Richard III College, a private international school that caters to children from reception age through to A Levels. Offering the British curriculum and the Spanish system, King Richard III College is a small school of 300 students in an attractive location.
Rafa Nadal International School - Manacor
Founded by Mallorcan tennis legend Rafa Nadal, his eponymous academy on the outskirts of Manacor in the island’s northeast offers an Anglo-American education alongside personalised tennis training. For children who dream of playing tennis professionally, this programme offers an enriching experience in Rafa Nadal’s hometown and accommodation for overseas students.
The Montessori School - Santa María
In Santa María del Camí in central Mallorca, The Montessori School is an international school that offers an alternative, private education for children between the ages of 3 and 16 years old. Following the English national curriculum and the Montessori curriculum, the establishment teaches in English, Spanish and Catalan in line with its international vision and outlook. With students from over 20 countries worldwide, the Montessori focuses on a child’s independence, freedom and respect for their natural development. In Secondary School, students follow a learning style inspired by Maria Montessori up to the International GCSEs.
Lycee Française - Palma
The Lycée Française International de Palma, in the west of the city, is a French school with native teachers who instruct in their mother tongue. With over 500 students, the lycée offers kindergarten to high school education.
Svenska Skolan - Palma
Situated in the Palma Bay area, the Svenska Skolan is a private Swedish school that provides multilingual courses in 60% Swedish, Spanish and English. Admitting all ages between preschool and high school, the Svenska Skolan caters to international students in an attractive setting in a convenient location.
Green Valley - Palma
Following the British curriculum and offering the IB, Green Valley is an international school in the La Vileta area of Palma. Offering a balance of lessons in Spanish and English, the school also provides Catalan, French, German, or Swedish as a third language.
Palma College - Palma
In the heart of Palma’s historic Old Town, Palma College is dedicated to the higher education of older students who want to bridge the gap between school and university. Offering sixth-form subjects and qualifications like A-Levels, Palma College is ideal for students who want greater independence and autonomy with a wide range of academic subjects.
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