Santo António International School (SAIS) Lisbon
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3.1 from 16 reviews
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About Santo António International School (SAIS)


Santo António International School (SAIS) is an International Independent Catholic School located in the heart of Monte Estoril, near the historical Villa of Cascais in the Lisbon District area. Our aim is to combine academic excellence with a caring family environment. Significant global change demands a different way of thinking about ourselves and the world around us.

International education has an approach to learning that is focused on critical thinking which helps students to successfully perform in varied intercultural contexts. Santo António International School's approach also includes the development of multidisciplinary communication skills.

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Curriculum

English

Primary Language

English

Ages

6 to 18

Max Class Size

Unknown

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16 Reviews of Santo António International School (SAIS)

Average Ratings

Overall 3.13
Facilities 2.83
Academics 3.50
Teachers 3.75
Sports 3.58
Music & Arts 3.42
Science & Tech 3.33

Reviewer Nationalities

Russian (3) Portuguese (6) Brazilian (1) British (1) Dutch (1)

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Beatriz Saiani, 29/01/2023 @ 21:27:19
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Although the school entitles its community as “ Sais family” , it does not have any knowledge of what a real family should be like: emails are never answered and communication channels do not exist. The only aim of this school now is to make money, loading students with unnecessary amount of subjects for exams carelessly of their needs! I am so very sorry for some great staff that they still have in their premises. They do not know how to retain the good teachers that pass by the school allowing for an endless rotation of teachers !

Anna, 08/09/2022 @ 16:25:35
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We have just started in this school. I would agree with some comments above - they are not very organised, but they are really nice people who are doing their best in terms of education. The school will disappoint you, if you are looking for a fancy campus. The benefits are: 1) close-knit community; 2) the classes are small, so your child will surely get a lot of attention from teachers. I think it’s a great school to smoothly transition to English speaking environment.

Jose Domingos, 20/06/2022 @ 16:03:09
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Combination of academic excellence with a caring family environment.

Maria Joanne, 19/06/2022 @ 16:37:49
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Definitely the worst out of all the international schools in Portugal The head teacher is not suited to work in a school Not a place to entrust children

Petr Kuznetsov, 29/03/2022 @ 15:41:28
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Terrible school, disorganized, low teaching quality and material

anonymous, 17/03/2022 @ 22:42:33
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The education is low and the quality of the teachers are bad. Not recommendable

Monique van der Zwet, 21/01/2022 @ 16:52:43
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Lovely small school. Great teachers.

Diogo Vilhena, 04/10/2021 @ 13:29:53
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Excellent school, teachers and location. Amazing sports program and extra curricular activities as well.

Mauro Alves , 30/07/2021 @ 15:47:42
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Uma escola boa com bons professores onde demostram dedicação pelos alunos

Pedro, 30/07/2021 @ 14:52:44
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Good School! Good Facilities

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