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Parent's Review of CLIC in Marinha Grande, Portugal

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

CLIC

In what town or city is this school located?

Marinha Grande

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

international

What grade levels are represented at this school?

pre - school through to 12 year

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

Bus or car

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

Sports clubs second rate as there is a lack of facilities. All clubs are expensive. Cheaper to go to clubs outside school and have better facilites Astro turf pitch still not constructed (after 6 years) no heating in classrooms. Playground is a hard surface for the lower school.

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 school is helpful if you catch a good teacher. Catch the wrong teacher and nothing will happen! Parents concerns with teachers performance are always ignored. There is a culture of the teacher is always correct and the student is in the wrong

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

Nothing - parents who are well connected to the teachers are involved in the school. Coffee machine is the information centre where gossip is exchanged

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

Try to go to another school

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