English schools in Europe
The English Montessori School is a private coeducational day school, located in Aravaca, one of the most attractive suburban area to the west of Madrid. The school was established in Spain in 1975 and is officially recognised by the Ministry of Education and Science as a British centre. The academic progress is validated at the equivalent levels in the Spanish educational system.
Within the curriculum there are regular cultural visits to museums, galleries, theatres, factories and other venues relevant to the current themes of study. 2-3 day camping and Farm Trips are organized, as well as a ski week. Extra classes, provided by external staff cover judo, ballet, catechism, fine arts, computers, athletics, and soccer. The school building is expressly designed for use in educational activities. The facilities include three laboratories, and computer room, art room, a library, music room, gymnasium, multi-purpose room and all-weather sports area.
The English Montessori School is a member of the following associations: N.A.B.S.S. (National Association of British Schools in Spain) A.C.A.D.E. (Asociación de Centros Autónomos de Enseñanza en España) M.A.C.T.E (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education).