Verdala International School
About Verdala International School
Verdala International School is a co-educational school based in Pembroke in Malta for students aged 3-18. It is a non-denominational school.
The school was founded in 1976 and was initially sponsored by an American oil company. In 1985 the school reconstituted as a non-profit foundation, and, in 1987, it moved with 110 students to its current site at Fort Pembroke. Since that time, the school has grown to its current population of 460 students. Facilities at Verdala International School consist of four science laboratories, three computer labs, a small gym, an outside basketball court, a music room, and a football pitch. The school also has two former barrack blocks that housed British soldiers until Malta became independent in 1964. The current campus is leased from the government of Malta until the year 2072. Roughly 40 nationalities are represented in the school’s student body. Each year approximately 25% of the total student population is new to the school. Furthermore, the school is authorised to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and is affiliated with the Cambridge IGCSE Programme.
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Values and vision
Verdala International School aims to invest in its teachers through regular professional development. It also aims to promote a growth mindset that it hopes will enable members of the school community to see themselves as life-long learners. The school also aims to provide an inquiry driven curriculum that will encourage its students to think independently.