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Frequently Answered Questions

What qualification does my child gain after graduating from Baleares International College?

The College follows the British curriculum. At the end of Year 11 pstudents will have taken IGCSE examinations in normally eight subjects. The students then have option choices for A level subjects, AS level examinations in Year 12 and A level examinations in Year 13.

Can my child enter a Spanish/German/British university after graduating from BIC?

Yes all major universities accept the Edexcel and Cambridge examination board A levels and international GCSEs.

Can my child attend BIC if he/she does not speak English?

Yes, BIC offers additional support for English as an Additional Language pupils (EAL). The EAL classes are small with special attention to assist individual development. The college has an effective pastoral care system to assist your child to adapt and feel comfortable in the shortest possible time.

What language are the lessons taught in?

All lessons are taught in English apart from language courses (Spanish, German and French).

How old must my child be to enter BIC?

Pupils that are rising three can start in Pre-Nursery. Pupils are encouraged to learn through play activities in a stimulating and caring environment.

Pupils can be adopted into the appropriate level at any age provided there is space available for that level.

Parents are most welcome to telephone to arrange a visit to assess the appropriate level and discuss their individual needs.

If I move back to UK/Germany/USA can my child resume at the same level?

Since Edexcel and Cambridge are internationally approved examination bodies the qualifications are recognised internationally.

How many nationalities of pupils are there in the school?

Currently we have 27 nationalities, where cultural diversity and tolerance is encouraged and promoted.