Secondary School

Secundary1This curriculum fulfills the general policy of The British College of Benalmádena, which is to provide a bilingual education, English and Spanish. This allows our students to be awarded qualifications from both the British and the Spanish academic authorities.

Key Stage 3 Key Stage 4 IGCSEs
Age 11-14 14-16
Year groups 7-9 10-11

 

The following subjects are included in the Secondary School Curriculum:

  • English Language
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • English Literature
  • Art
  • Mathematics
  • French / German
  • Science (Biology, Physics, and Chemistry)
  • Music
  • Geography
  • Physical Education
  • History
  • Business Studies
  • Travel & Tourism
  • PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Educaion)

 

Secundary2Additionally the pupils study the following subjects of the Spanish Curriculum:

  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Spanish Geography and History.

In Year 9, the teachers give their pupils special assistance and advice, to help them to decide upon the subject choices that they will be required to make for Years 10 and 11 (IGCSE course).

English for Speakers of other languages

The school is able to accept students who are not totally fluent in English on entry, because they are provided with intensive tuition to bring them as quickly as possible to the stage where they can follow the English Curriculum without any difficulty.

Extra support in Spanish

Students needing additional help in the Spanish Language are provided with it, in small groups.

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