Address: Calle Lorenzo Solano Tendero, 11, 28043 Madrid
Website: www.hastingsschool.com
Email: admissions@hastingsschool.com
Telephone: +34 918 252 152
Gender: Co-educational
Teaching language: English
Ages: 2 to 18
Curriculum: British (English National Curriculum, Cambridge IGCSE and A-Levels) and International Baccalaureate 


Background

Hastings School is a proudly British school located in the heart of Madrid. Offering an adapted version of the English National Curriculum, the school encourages bilingualism in English and Spanish speakers.

The school's large student body is spread out over six age-specific campuses in central Madrid. Three campuses are located in Charmartin, approximately five minutes' walk apart. The three remaining campuses can be found in Arturo Soria and Conde Orgaz, both of which are about 10 minutes' drive from Charmartin. All sites are connected by a shuttle service.

Charmartin

  • Paseo de la Habana, 2 to 5 years old
  • Bendición de Campos, 6 to 10 years old
  • Azulinas, 11 to 12 years old

Conde Orgaz

  • Sobradiel, 3 to 7 years old

Arturo Soria

  • Lorenzo Solano Tendero, 7 to 13 years old
  • Manuel Marañón, 14 to 18 years old

Curriculum

Hastings teaches the English National Curriculum, including the Cambridge IGCSE in Years 10 and 11 and A-Levels as well as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Years 12 and 13.

The curriculum is split into four main phases:

  • Foundation Years (Nursery and Reception)
  • Primary Years (Year 1 to Year 6)
  • Secondary (Year 7 to Year 11)
  • Sixth Form (Year 12 to Year 13)

From the principal

"At Hastings School, we are interested in providing the best possible education for your child in terms of equipping them intellectually and emotionally for the future in our ever-developing digital society. We aim to treat each child as an individual and every day we challenge students (and their teachers!) to be the best they can be. It means that a typical student at Hastings is polite, confident, respectful of and curious about difference, academically and interpersonally skilled, and speaks at least two languages fluently.

"We have a professional and highly trained team of British and Spanish teachers who on an annual basis help our international set of students to achieve exceptional results within IGCSE, AS, and A levels, and, for those who select to do so, within Spanish university entrance examinations. Normally, 100% of our graduates go on to study at university – many in the UK, some remain in Spain, and some venture further afield.

"Choosing the best school for our children is one of the most important decisions we all might make. Please feel free to contact us directly for more specific information, or to make an appointment to visit us and meet with one of our section leaders."

– Neil Tetley, Principal


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