Scandinavian School


Location: Spain
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 2 - 19 years

About Scandinavian School

Scandinavian School is a mixed, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in the La Moraleja region of Madrid, Spain. It educates a total of approximately 280 children between the ages of 2-19 years old, across its preschool, primary and secondary sections. There are around 15 different nationalities represented and 40% of students being dual nationality. The school is an accredited University of Cambridge International Examination Centre offering the Cambridge Primary programme in the school’s English section, but education is still inspired by many sections of the values and academic beliefs of the Swedish curriculum. Scandinavian School is also a member of the National Association of British Schools in Spain (NABSS) and an accredited international school by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

The school was founded in 1944 to deliver a Swedish education in a Spanish environment. It changed to its current La Moraleja premises in 1973 and changed to its current name in 1982. In 2005, its English and Spanish bilingual preschool was opened.


Jenny Dettmann

Values and Vision

The Scandinavian School is an educational environment that students and teachers alike look forward to attending every day, and a school with a great sense of pride and lifelong learning. It provides an international style of learning, that educates students to make them celebrate a wide range of cultures around the world.

One of the school’s specialities is music, with all students from year 3 given the opportunity to play in an orchestra or sing in a choir.

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Address: Colegio Escandinavo, Camino Ancho 14, La Moraleja, Madrid, 28109, Spain
Telephone: +34 91 650 01 27