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When we asked about the schools in Portugal, they said...

"The American International School of Lisbon (AISL) is one of the oldest and most respected international schools in Portugal. Founded in 1965, AISL is a bilingual school that offers an American-style educational program to students aged 4-18. It has an extensive language program and offers a range of extra-curricular activities. AISL is known for its commitment to preparing students for international universities. The International British School of Porto offers a British-style education to students aged 3-18. It is a bilingual school, with both English and Portuguese taught in the classroom, and it provides an excellent education for both local and international students. The school has an impressive array of extra-curricular activities, and its graduates regularly go on to prestigious universities. Lisbon's Anglo-American School (LAS) is a well-established, accredited international school that was founded in 1967. It is a bilingual school with both English and Portuguese integrating into the curriculum. In addition to a full academic program, LAS offers ambitious extracurricular activities, including sports, music and theatre. Finally, the International School of Macau is a bilingual school that has an excellent reputation among international students and parents. The school has been in operation since 1984 and offers an international curriculum with an emphasis on Chinese language and culture. It provides an inclusive academic program and a wide range of extra-curricular activities," said one parent with children at in .

"Look into other schools instead: Nobel and Aljezur are the only other international schools within a 30 minute radius. However, if you are British and looking to feel like you are still in Britain and not Portugal, you may enjoy the school as it is 85% British. The school lacks diversity and there is no integration with the local community or country in general. The teachers are largely not inspiring with some exceptions. The school is strict about the uniform. The school has terrible communication with parents," commented one expat when asked about Vale verde international in Burgau.

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