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A World-Class IB School

Sotogrande International School (SIS), near Malaga, delivers personalised, premium English education to children aged 6 months to 18. As one of the world's top IB day and boarding schools, SIS offers the complete International Baccalaureate curriculum pathway with exceptional outcomes. Our private school is dedicated to helping students gain cross-cultural awareness and the skills they need to thrive in an ever-evolving world.

Sotogrande International School caters to each child's needs with the understanding that every individual is unique. At all stages, children are encouraged to build and demonstrate their talents through an engaging curriculum. At 16, students may choose from 3 prestigious courses, creating a tailored pathway to internationally-accepted qualifications and admission to the world's best universities.

Our School near Malaga: The Best Option for Your Child’s Education

Since the opening of Sotogrande International School, near Malaga, in 1978, we have continuously enhanced our exemplary teaching and learning methodologies and remain committed to innovation. We are proud that our community is well-prepared to succeed at school, in Spain, and on a global scale.

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Leading IB School

Globally-ranked as a Top 75 IB school

First-class facilities in Sotogrande

State-of-the-Art Resources

Accredited Apple Distinguished School in Spain (2021-2024)

Premium sports programme at SIS

Unique Elite Sports Programme

Bespoke education which provides both academic and an elite sports coaching provision for tomorrow´s top golfers and tennis players

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A truly international school

An international community of over 1300 students from over 80 different nationalities

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Sotogrande Boarding School: The Best Option in South of Spain for Students

Discover our tailored Boarding School options and find out how your child can thrive with a first-class education in a nurturing, international environment. We welcome overseas students and children from all over Andalusia.

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Why Choose an International School?

Selecting the right international school is a choice that significantly impacts your child’s future and the opportunities they enjoy later on in life. To make this process more enjoyable and less time-consuming, we have compiled a detailed manual that includes all the relevant information you will need to make the correct decision.

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Results, Higher Education & Careers

At Sotogrande International School, we are proud that our IB students demonstrate exceptional dedication to their studies. In 2023, entrants achieved a 100% pass rate in formal examinations with an average score 2 points above that of the world average.


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Scored 38 or Higher

A World of Infinite Possibilities at Our Inspired School

Sotogrande International School is a member of Inspired, a world-leading group of 80 premium schools that deliver academic excellence to more than 90,000 students in 24+ countries across 5 continents. Inspired offers an innovative model of first-class, premium education.

Our international school can help your child achieve their full potential. We aim to understand the needs of every student so that they can reach their dreams and enjoy all aspects of their schooling at each educational stage.

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What Are the Benefits?

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Unique International Experiences

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University guidance at SIS

Expert University Counselling

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SIS school offers the best teachers

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Start Your Inspiring Journey Here!

Discover how we can help your child unleash their full potential. Contact us and we will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have or arrange a date for you to visit our lovely campus.