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Parent's Review of King Richard 3rd College in Mallorca

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What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

King Richard 3rd College

In what town or city is this school located?

Mallorca

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

British International

What grade levels are represented at this school?

Ages 3-18, IGCSE/AS/A

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

Car

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

Facilities are extremely limited. Chess, Latin, guitar and a few sports which are played on a small, hard court. There is no air conditioning for the hot summer months and even worse, the school refuses to provide a supply of drinking water for the children.

What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?

Nothing. No.

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

There are no social activities available for parents. However, you can often find, unbeknown to yourself that you are expected to help out at the Christmas fair. The parents are forbidden to set up/hold any kind of parent-teacher organisation for no apparent reason.

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

Don't.

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