+When should I submit my application?
You should submit your Application Form at the earliest opportunity. As an International School we understand that many families move to the area at short notice, so we operate a year-round rolling admissions policy where, upon successful application, students can be admitted throughout the school year (providing we have availability). For more information visit our Admissions section.
+How do I apply?
You can fill in the online Enquiry Form to arrange a visit, or to ask for further information. The online Application Form should be completed once you decide to apply for a place at SIS. The full Application Process can be viewed here.
+Do you have a learning support department?
SIS provides support for students with moderate learning and/or emotional/social difficulties. Additional information, including details of costs can be found in our Learning Support section.
+Does my child need to speak English to join?
At SIS we do not consider lack of language a barrier to entry and have a comprehensive language acquisition programme in place to support children with different language needs. Additional information, including details of costs can be found in our English Language Development section. We recommend that any child coming to the school without a good level of English takes part in our Summer School courses to get a head start.
+What languages are offered?
The language of instruction at SIS is English, however, learning Spanish is a priority and is included in our curriculum from the age of 3. In addition to English and Spanish, secondary students have the opportunity to learn French, German and Russian.
+What are the school hours?
Primary School 8:50 – 15:40. Secondary School 8:50 – 16:00
+How many nationalities do you have?
+What are class sizes?
+What school activities are there?
At SIS we have an enormous array and variety of extra-curricular activities and pride ourselves in creating opportunities for students to follow their passion. If a child wishes to partake in a particular activity we will do our best to make that happen. Please follow this link to access to the extra curricular activities page
+Do you have a PTA?
Yes, our PTA is an enthusiastic and active body of parents who not only organize school parties and functions, but act as a mouthpiece for the parent body as a whole and ensure that concerns are heard and acted upon. They are vital to keeping the school moving forwards and meeting parents’ needs.
+Is there any school transport?

We have teachers dedicated to university and career counselling who work with all students offering guidance and support in this important step into further education. Learn more on our Universities page.

+Do you help with the university application process?
School lunches are included in the school fees. The cantina offers a variety of healthy options and works with us to educate our students about the importance of eating well. You can see our lunch menu here.
+What about lunch?
We have a very stable team of staff with experience from schools around the world. Our average length of tenure is 7 years.
+How long do staff generally stay?
Yes, we have a comfortable and practical school uniform which can be purchased at El Corte Inglés. Full details can be found here. More details here
+Is there a uniform?
Sotogrande International Camps offers a wide range of camps where everyone has the opportunity to grow, try new activities, and learn in a fun and dynamic way. Visit Sotogrande International Camps to learn more.
Sotogrande International School