The International School of Catalunya (ISCAT)
About The International School of Catalunya (ISCAT)
The International School of Catalunya (ISCAT) is a mixed, non-denominational school situated in the municipality in the province of La Garrige, half an hour from the centre of Barcelona, Spain. It is situated across three buildings on a single campus; Blancafort for its Early Years and Key Stage 1, Manuel Raspall for its Key Stage 2 and Xavier Calls for its Key Stages 3-5. It is an independent school that educates students between the ages of 3-18, with English as its main language of instruction, with Spanish and Catalan forming a key part of the programme. Working with the National Curriculum of England and Wales, it offers a number of British qualifications, including SATs, IGCSEs and International A Levels. It has an impressive number of accreditations, including membership of the International Primary Curriculum and The Council of British International Schools. It has also been recognised as a private foreign centre by Generalitat of Catalunya, an Edexcel exam centre and a UNICEF Rights Respecting School.
ISCAT was founded in 2007 as a place to deliver a British curriculum in Spanish surroundings. May 2016 saw the first students sit Cambridge English Examinations. It has recently undergone a building change, in which its Nursery up to Year 2 classes and office have changed location to its main campus.
Values and Vision
ISCAT is a school that bring a British style of education to an international setting, while encouraging the highest standards of academic success. Each classroom is an inspiring environment for every student, where they are valued as individuals and encouraged to keep achieving higher.