About Wingate School
Wingate School is a mixed, mainstream, all-through, international, independent school in Tenerife, Spain. It accommodates students aged 3 to 18 and has approximately 400 students in attendance.
Wingate School was founded in 1982 by Chris and Margaret Green and initially only had seven students.
Visions and value
The school promotes strong family values and Christian ethics. It aims to foster independent, self-reliant learners who have a strong sense of self. They want to prepare pupils to work hard to achieve their full potential and to encourage them to make positive contributions to society.
Wingate School follows the UK National Curriculum with added Spanish and Spanish Studies. All lessons are taught in English except for Spanish and French. Students will take IGCSE and A level exams. Extra-curriculars are also given an important role in the curriculum. P.E. as well as other sports are encouraged and outdoor speakers and field trips are planned to supplement the students’ academic learning. Activities such as drama and fundraising activities are also available.
The school prides itself on hiring highly-qualified teachers. Their talents show as students get accepted into some of the most highly-regarded universities in the UK. Wingate School boasts a multi-cultural community, with over 19 different nationalities. Classes are kept small and modern facilities help make classrooms conducive to learning.