Princess Margaret School Barcelona
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About Princess Margaret School


Princess Margaret International School is a private, innovative and international school founded in 1967 and located in the city of Barcelona. It is a one form entry school, and the number of children in every class is 25.

Princess Margaret International School was the first school in the city of Barcelona that implemented the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IB) programm, and also integrates the statutory National Curriculum designated by Generalitat de Catalunya. Our school is a one form entry primary and secondary school, for students aged 3 to 16.

The school undertakes the (PYP) Primary Years Programme from P3 to 6th of Primary, children aged 3 to 12, and the (MYP) Middle Years Programme for Secondary School students, aged 12 to 16. The IB curriculum is based on Units of Enquiry that allow children to question, explore, think and reflect on their own practice, leading them to master academical concepts and acquire an open mind to solve real context situations. The IB ethos aims to encourage all students to be actively involved in their learning in order to take action and ownership of their own inquiries. At Princess Margaret knowledge is obtained through the exploration of concepts, research and the development of competences that stimulate creativity and critical thought.

The school supports multilingualism and integrates three main languages which are taught to the highest standard. English immersion is set 100% in the first two years in school, P3 and P4, and from then onwards Catalan and Spanish is introduced and taught equally (25%/25%), keeping English as a 50% in every year group. Being a non-local language, English language is taught intensively in all year groups, which leads students to perform and obtain high results in the official English Cambridge exams.

Princess Margaret International school is an inclusive school where all students are welcomed and valued. Our vision sets out to ensure that all students reach their year level expectations and above, regardless of their initial skills. Every member of the staff team is committed to the success of all our children and our learning culture is strong. The offer involves a broad and engaging curriculum that provides enhancing opportunities for children to increase their knowledge and understanding of the world around them.

Princess Margaret International School will take responsibility for nurturing every child’s interest and boost up their confidence to one day feel independent and capable to accomplish their dreams.

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Princess Margaret School will do everything possible to ensure that every child develops their personal qualities and academic skills to achieve their full potential and become an open-minded world citizen.

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Curriculum

Spanish, IB

Primary Language

English

Ages

3 to 16

Max Class Size

Unknown

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17 Reviews of Princess Margaret School

Average Ratings

Overall 4.36
Facilities 3.25
Academics 4.08
Teachers 4.33
Sports 3.17
Music & Arts 3.50
Science & Tech 3.83

Reviewer Nationalities

American (1) Spanish (6) British (1) Canadian (1)

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Carla Hernández, 29/11/2021 @ 15:23:34
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Solo puedo dar buenas referencias de Princess Margaret School. El nivel de inglés que adquirien los niños es impresionante, así como el proyecto educativo acorde con la filosofía del IB que se centra en la autonomía del alumno y en inculcar valores que considero básicos para mis hijos como la integridad y solidaridad entre otros. Además, el trato familiar de todo el personal del colegio con los alumnos es exquisito. Lo recomiendo al 100%!

José Fernández, 22/11/2021 @ 19:18:58
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El la escuela que he elegido para mi hija, pequeña, familiar, con un excelente nivel, desarrolla el programa IB y todo está contrastado porque mis sobrinos llevan 5 años en Princess Margaret.

Esther, 14/11/2021 @ 14:34:57
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Mi experiència en el Princess ha sido muy positiva. Se trata de un colegio en el que los alumnos aprenden valores humanos, sin olvidar la parte acadèmica en la que consiguen un buen nivel. Por no mencionar el nivel de inglés con el que salen que les permite afrontar cualquier reto futuro. Muy aconsejable.

Alonso Cuevas, 08/11/2021 @ 14:52:53
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My children are learning at PMIS and they feel super happy learning with the IB metodology and emotionally they are in the best school I could ever had imagine. We would fully recomend the school!!

Lucy Connor, 03/11/2021 @ 08:06:07
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Our kids grew up in this school and I was so pleased to have been part of the community. It is a mix between international and local students and that was one of my main priorities, ensuring that my kids were integrated in Barcelona, learn the language and also felt comfortable in an English environment. I found the three aspects in this school. The level of english is good evough to communicate plus they learn spanish and catalan. The process for reading and writing goes on a good pace, but my kids found it tricky I must say. We were patient and we realize is the way to be. They now can speak, read and write in the three languages. We are very proud!

Maite Monleon, 21/10/2021 @ 17:07:39
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Es una escuela muy bien cuidada en medio de un barrio muy tranquilo, el barrio de Horta en Barcelona. Nos pareció un lugar donde los niños podían ser libres de forma segura y sobre todo lo que más nos ha gustado es que todos los profesores conocen a todos los alumnos. Realmente al ser pequeña se sentía como una familia y el director conoce a todas las familias y se entretiene a escucharnos. Todos los niños dominan la lengua y mi nieto está muy contento formando parte del Princess.

Enric , 21/10/2021 @ 08:00:15
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I have been very impressed with this school since the moment I joined as part of the community. Chidlren speak very well English but they are also learning Spanish and catalan in a nativa way. It is a school that mixes cultures Catalan Spanish and British/American traditions. They also embrace other cultures and celebrations. I was called to record a Diwali celebration as I am an IT professional. I was pleased to see how children behave and how they were encouraged to share ideas and speak uo in class. Congratulations, you are donig a great job!

Arantxa, 21/10/2021 @ 07:52:44
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We have been very happy to bring our children to this school. Our daughter became very fluent in English, and we are fully Spanish family. My daughter left the schol with a First Certificate by the age of 16 years old. She is very please with the school and she made very good friends. Now she is studying arts in a college. I think Princess Margaret International School set her up for success.

Marie Hallowell, 18/10/2021 @ 14:51:53
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Princess Margaret School offers an excellent education. It is a small city school but that allows the school to get to know every single child. There is only one class per year group, so all teachers work as a team and have a very close relationship with families. The Head Teacher is always at the door, and always gives you a warm greeting in the morning and is always ready to listen and share ideas. I always felt very welcomed.

Barbara, 03/10/2021 @ 11:29:33
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This is not a truly international school. Terrible level, terrible accents. It is a local Catalan school in an old house with very poor outdoor space.

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Floydowner A, 11 months ago


Esta bien , aunque le sobra un poco de marketing !!! Venden mucho y luego... mejorable las instalaciones deportivas no tienen y no les preocupa .. podrían cojer el colegio de al lado cerrado hace años , pero eso no les preocupa , solo su dinero y su marketing .. por lo demás esta bien , buena enseñanza

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