The British College of Gavà is part of an emerging network of British Schools which is being established one by one in cities around Spain including Barcelona, Bilbao, Madrid and Málaga. The network is coordinated based on the philosophy and management skills of the group’s founders.
For many years the directors attempted to identify a suitable site at which to establish their first school in the Barcelona region. After visiting many locations and rejecting numerous options they finally discovered the wonderful campus in Gavà; the ideal place to set up their first school in the region. A welcoming site, safe and attractive for its children, on the site in Gavà it is possible to develop the individualised, motivational and international education model which their philosophy represents.
The British School of Gavà offers a comprehensive and personalized education. It encourages students to take a genuine interest in their studies, to make the most of their skills and to develop a strong sense of personal motivation, thus preparing them to continue learning throughout his life in a world that is rapidly evolving. It provides a cosy, quiet and disciplined environment in which students can take advantage of British - and international - programs enriched with the language and culture, Spanish and Catalan.
Click on the following link to view the current 2015-16 school calendar.
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Curriculum at the British College of Gavà is based on the latest National Curriculum of England and Wales. Our talented teachers further this by adapting to the specific needs of our students utilising an 'integrated curriculum' approach with appreciation of IB philosophy.
Our Primary school is an exciting hub of energy, creativity and innovation. It is the 'engine' of the school preparing children for life-long learning. As such great emphasis is placed on nurturing an intrinsic motivation to succeed and developing the many personal skills that will ensure success in life.
The Secondary department at the British College of Gavà is a fast developing and innovative phase that has the primary goal of creating worthwhile and forward thinking 'People for the Future'..
The British College of Gavà incorporates a wide range of services in order to take care of the differing needs of every one of its students.
Much of a school's success lies in its ability to support each individual pupil. The British College of Gavà offers strong support in a number of ways.
The British College of Gavà operates a daily school bus service based on demand from the surrounding areas.
All students will have lunch provided at school. The menus are carefully chosen to ensure a balanced and healthy Mediterranean diet.
A picture may be worth a thousand words, though, a video is even better than that! Take a look at the clips on our video channel to learn more about our school and our teachers.
Our admissions department would be delighted to receive you in person to discuss the individual needs of your son/daughter(s) and furnish you with all the information you need. Furthermore, we offer regular open-door sessions at which point you can join in presentations and see the school in action..
We recognise that in enrolling your children at our school, you are making a very important decision showing enthusiasm, hope and confidence in our system. We welcome you to visit our campus and get to know us better; our facilities, teachers and students..
You are welcome to join us at one of our forthcoming ‘open doors’ welcome sessions. Meet our director and admissions team, participate in an interactive presentation and then make a guided tour of the campus seeing the students and teachers in action. We will furnish you with information about our philosophy, our curriculum, accreditation, school activities, benefits of enrolling at our school, and more.
Upcoming dates are Thursday 11th February, Friday 26th February and Thursday 10th March 2016.
We have prepared a list of frequently asked questions, along with the answers.
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It is an honour to open the second edition of our annual yearbook. I do hope that you enjoy reading the articles, viewing the vibrant photographs and recalling all the wonderful moments that contributed to a successful year. We can all be very proud as we look back on our achievements.
One of the difficulties with having success is you set a benchmark that you will be judged upon in the future. By others, but more importantly by yourself. Students, teachers, staff, parents; we were all really proud as we reflected one year ago on the school we had created. After having enjoyed such a fantastic first year, the challenge was clear for the school as it moved into its second.
It’s a testament to the continual hard work of everybody that we can reflect today on an outstanding second year of progress and feel like we have accomplished, and perhaps surpassed, our self-imposed high expectations.
The Foundation Stage building continues to be a hive of activity full of creativity, vibrancy and joy. The teaching team have taken learning on to another level inspiring the children with stimulating new themes, strategies and experiences. Meanwhile the children have embraced the opportunity; growing in confidence and skills. It’s particularly wonderful to see the excellent level of English these young children possess after such a short period. I can’t wait to see what they can do when they get to up to Year 10 and start their GCSEs!
Primary is a powerhouse of progress and achievement. Much has been said about our approach of making personal values and skills top of the list of priorities, though, now we start to see the reward for the efforts of children and teachers as we measure the academic progress that is being made. We see children approaching their life in school with confidence, direction and motivation enveloped in the blanket of security that the atmosphere allows them to enjoy. This is enabling the children to achieve to their fullest potential in an academic sense in addition to acquiring the skills needed to be future world contributors.
Then we can reflect on the huge achievement of launching an entire Secondary School this year. This was a great challenge to take on and as I’ve observed its progression during the year I’ve been amazed at the structure and fluidity we’ve achieved. On viewing the Secondary School you’d never dream that it was less than a year old! The greatest achievement though is the collective spirit that has evolved over the months. There is a real family feel of togetherness with everybody working together and looking after one another. This is a wonderful attribute that very few Secondary Schools can boast.
Thus it is a pleasure to sum up the year ahead of everybody taking a well-earned rest! September is just around the corner and we have even greater goals to achieve next time around! Thank you to everybody who has made this possible. Your efforts are so worthwhile. The children have a wonderful school to support their growth and it is all down to your endeavour and support.