CLIP - The Oporto International School
About CLIP - The Oporto International School
The Oporto International School is a co-educational English medium school for students from Pre-Kindergarten to Form 12. The school has three sections, Lower School, Middle and Upper School, each of which is lead by its own Director.
CLIP believes the future will be shaped by extraordinary individuals who will meet the challenges of the 21st century through versatile intellectual competence, a passion for discovery, increased social fairness and uncompromising commitment. The Mission of the International School of Oporto is to nurture and inspire such individuals through the provision of a challenging, inclusive international education through which all are challenged, all are lifelong learners, all are internationally-minded, all are principled citizens. The attitudes of critical thinking and global citizenship are core imperatives in the schools curriculum.This education is provided by teams of outstanding, well-resourced teachers,
working in world-class innovative learning environments in a safe, secure campus.
The school experience is shaped by a spirit of community, characterized by students, parents, faculty and staff working together to achieve our goal of developing independent learners who possess the knowledge, values and skills to make a difference in the world. CLIP offers a challenging, coherent programme of academics, arts, sports and service, Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12, through which all learners’ needs are supported, their perspectives sought and respected and their qualities valued and nurtured; all learners make annual learning progress through the achievement of specific, appropriate learning targets; all learners have multiple opportunities to succeed and to secure their best future. CLIP follows a modified English National curriculum in the Lower School and Middle, and writes IGCSE, AICE and A Level examinations in the Upper School. The Middle school has an innovative curriculum with Learning Through Research and Design as a cornerstone of its interdisciplinary educational programme. The vast majority of students from CLIP successfully enter universities in Portugal and the UK. The school also offers a wide variety of after school activities and holiday programmes through the CLIPClubs that are run at the school. The extra-curricular needs of the students are serviced by very modern arts, technology and sporting facilities.