Palacio de Granda

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About the school

Palacio de Granda is the international school of reference in Asturias due to its international programmes and on-campus student residence. Its main objective is to offer a unique and amazing educational experience to each student so that they can achieve the ability to excel every day. <br /> Unlike other international schools, their educational method goes beyond conventional teaching. They empower the minds of their students with the knowledge and social skills necessary to make their future as bright as they want it to be.

Curriculum

Spanish Currículum

Language of instruction

English, Spanish, German, French

Facilities and services

physic: Science laboratories, Teclab and project classrooms; palette: Technical drawing, art and design, psychomotor skills; fablab: Robotics; music: Music room; books: Library; book: Lecture room; ballet: Theatre; sleep: Boarding Accommodation; soccer: Sports hall, track and field for athletic training, 8-a-side outdoor natural grass football pitch, multiple outdoor courts; swimmingpool: Heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools; others: Radio station

Special features

International education and experience; Linguistic immersion (Bilingualism from 1 year old); Personalised learning; Excellent academic results (highest EBAU grade in Asturias) and 100% pass rate; Responsible values; High capabilities programme; Eco-school (Green Flag); Set in the heart of nature; Personalised attention and family atmosphere; Participating in ISP International Learning Opportunities for Students (ILOS)

Head of school

RICARDO DÍAZ
Head of School – Palacio de Granda
Ricardo was born in Asturias where he currently lives and works. He previously spent twenty years in the United Kingdom where he completed his education and developed professionally. Ricardo holds a BEd in Sports and Science Education and an MA in Leadership and management and is fluent in English and Portuguese.<br /> <br /> Ricardo is passionate about innovation, education development and learning strategies. He is also passionate about diversity and cultures. After obtaining his QTS in London, he has worked as a teacher and a phase leader for about a decade before becoming an Advanced Skills Teacher to then settle into leadership positions. He strongly believes that a school leader needs to fully understand all different stages of learning and development.<br /> <br /> He believes that education needs to provide constant amazing learning experiences in order to captivate students' interests, motivation and satisfaction. He has worked in partnership with other overseas education establishments in the UK and South America and has supported governmental institutions in Brazil.<br /> <br /> In his spare time Ricardo runs a website that supports schools in the UK and overseas on using logic and reasoning Mathematics resources. He also likes any active sport, reading, researching, cooking, painting and spending time with friends and family especially with his wife and young daughter. He also enjoys coffee and dark chocolate!

More information

Home language
English
Number of Students
650
Number of employees
90
Boarding school
Boarding
https://admissions.ispschools.es/palacio-granda/early-years/
https://palaciodegranda.com/

Videos

https://vimeo.com/773311869

Location

Palacio de Granda. Aldea El Llugarín, 4, 33199 Granda, Siero, Asturias, ESPAÑA, 43.3801228, -5.7828392, 14, ChIJ5_RZGaaLNg0Rkmb4yEAIz2o, 4, Aldea el Lugarin, Asturias, O, 33199, España, ES
Palacio de Granda. Aldea El Llugarín, 4, 33199 Granda, Siero, Asturias, ESPAÑA
+34 985 792 031;+34 647 942 109
info@laudepalaciogranda.com

Facilities and services

physic: Science laboratories, Teclab and project classrooms; palette: Technical drawing, art and design, psychomotor skills; fablab: Robotics; music: Music room; books: Library; book: Lecture room; ballet: Theatre; sleep: Boarding Accommodation; soccer: Sports hall, track and field for athletic training, 8-a-side outdoor natural grass football pitch, multiple outdoor courts; swimmingpool: Heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools; others: Radio station