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Parent's Review of Prime School International of Portugal in Cascais & Sintra, Portugal

Submitted by primeschool

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

Prime School International of Portugal

In what town or city is this school located?

Cascais & Sintra

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

English International School

What grade levels are represented at this school?

Primary/Secondary / Advanced Cambridge

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

Car, Bus , School Transport

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

The school is located in Sintra and Cascais. Prime School in Sintra is located in Portela surrounded by Sintra unique beauty and nature. The school has been awarded and certified by Eco Schools and is therefore involved in many environmental activities one of which includes a vegetable garden at the entrance of the school that have been planted and cared for through the year by the students. The extra-curricular activities include: Ballet, Chess, Music, and Sports (Soccer, Judo,Fencing, Basketball). Also available are comprehensive Community & Service activities.

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?

The sizes of the classes are small 10-15 students per class which allows each student to receive the necessary attention and individual care they need. The Cambridge program also allows the students through it curriculum to adjust to the changes and transitions from their home country to their new country. The school has highly trained and qualified teachers that also have provided a lot of support along with the schools psychologist which is always available.

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

Parents are welcome to volunteer at the school in order to help with any specific activities and school events.

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

I highly recommend this school!!

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