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The British School of Barcelona Castelldefels

Carrer Ginesta, 26
08860 Castelldefels
Barcelona, Spain

Admissions contact number

(+34) 93 707 95 98

General contact number

(+34) 93 665 15 84

Email:

school@bsb.edu.es

The British School of Barcelona Castelldefels

Carrer Ginesta, 26
08860 Castelldefels
Barcelona, Spain

Admissions contact number

(+34) 93 707 95 98

General contact number

(+34) 93 665 15 84

Email:

school@bsb.edu.es

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Welcome to The British School of Barcelona

The British School of Barcelona is a caring, learning community with high expectations.

We offer an all-round international approach to children’s learning and development to students from 3 to 18 years.

Academic

We inspire all to be creative, curious thinkers within a culture of support and challenge

Character

We provide individual growth through high expectations; demonstrating commitment, resilience and respect for all

Global

We are global citizens, embracing difference, cared for and caring, and principled in our beliefs

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A highlight from BSB? I would to highlight the level of teaching staff, as I managed to enjoy every subject I took for my A-Level course thanks to the learning format the school has. The study periods were also a key part to my last two years as I was able to catch up on work and start on new assignments.
A memoir? My best memoir of BSB could be the trip to London (PGL), back in Year 6, where not only did we visit the city but also took part in many activities on campus with all our friends during 5 days. My last school day was also a day to remember. I had to take my last Maths A-Level exam in the morning, and in the evening I was already graduating and saying goodbye to what has been part of my life for 15 years. I was excited to leave and start a new life at university, but didn’t know if I was ready or not! What are you enjoying most at present? I am currently enjoying most my university course (Bachelor in Business Administration at ESADE) and very happy of having met amazing people both from Spain and other countries. A tip for Pre-University students? My tip would be to work as hard as they can for the last two years as in a future, they will be grateful for having made the most out of it and having entered the university and the degree of their dreams. Claudia Ibarz Graduate Class of 2017 BSB student from Nursery to graduation
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Catalan History in the Year 3 curriculum

Following their Summer term’s topic, Brilliant Barcelona and Cool Catalunya!, Year 3 students spent the whole day at the Museu d’Història de Catalunya last Thursday. This term they are exploring the culture and history of Barcelona and Catalonia, from the Roman and medieval influence on the city to more recent […]

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Year 6 road safety lessons in the Parc Infantil de Trànsit

Our Year 6 children took part in a safe cycling initiative with the local police at the Cycling Park in Castelldefels last week. They learnt all about traffic rules and safety regulations for cyclists, as well as basic bicycle equipment. First they learnt how to read traffic signs and how […]

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Sant Jordi celebrations at the BSB

The BSB has had a very busy week with the celebration of Sant Jordi’s Day, the patron saint of Catalonia. To commemorate the International Book’s Day, early this week, Bookbox International, a publishing company located in Eastbourne, United Kingdom, held a two-day Book Fair.

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The school of our children

Following on the physical change undergone by the school this year (addition of two new buildings, with 10 classrooms, a large dining hall, a two-storey library, a Sixth Form room, a theatre with a capacity of 380 seats and a new Music department), our next step was to name every […]

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Year 4 visit Cim d’Àligues

Last Thursday Year 4 students went on a trip to Cim d’Àligues, a unique centre in Sant Feliu de Codines devoted to the conservation, breeding and flight exhibitions of birds of prey. It was the first time the BSB visited this complex and Year 4 decided on this place in […]

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BSB children in local Team Activities Event

On 18th April some of our Year 1, 2 and 3 children took part in the the local school Team Activities Event (“Jocs Escolars”) which was held in the Can Roca Sports Club, in Castelldefels. It was a fine sports morning, plenty of fun and also hard work. The event […]

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The BSB at II ExPro International Football Tournament

The BSB participated last week in the annual Expro football competition between Cognita schools from around the world. This year it took place in London and was attended by ten schools, two from Spain, two from Chile and six from England. The BSB attended with 11 students, 3 from Year […]

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BSB students outstand in cross-country competition

Outstanding performance of our young athletes in the latest edition of “Jocs Esportius Escolars de Castelldefels” held in La Muntanyeta Park on the 11th of April. 52 students of The British School of Barcelona from Year 1 to Year 11 participated in this years’ highly competitive cross-country race, where 245 […]

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Primary Music lessons by the Exeter University Chamber Orchestra

Last Wednesday the Exeter University Chamber Orchestra visited the Primary Music students of the BSB. This visit is part of their annual tour, where they have a chance to put on several concerts, in between exploring, sightseeing and having general fun. Having previously performed in Nice, Lisbon, Prague, Krakow and […]

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BSB celebrates annual Sports Day

This year’s the Secondary Sports Day was held on Friday, 20th March at Can Vinader Football Ground, Castelldefels. The BSB Sports Day is an annual inter-school event run by the PE Department. Sports Day is about making students feel included and enabling those children who have a sporting talent to […]

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Nursery children enjoy animal farm trip

Last Monday our Nursery children went on a day trip to Can Rigol Farm as part of their topic on ‘Animals.’ Can Rigol is an authentic farmhouse built in the 13th century, which is located at the heart of Begues, in the Garraf area. It has been restored and now […]

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The BSB among 100 top-ranked schools in Spain

We are proud to announce that The British School of Barcelona has been selected as one of the top 100 schools in Spain by the national newspaper “El Mundo”. The newspaper’s annual ranking of the 100 Best Schools in Spain has recognised our school again this year among the best […]

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New ways of learning about marine life

This term in Reception our children are investigating life under the sea. They have been learning about the habitats of sea creatures, warm and cold water fish, and what different aquatic animals like to eat. To support and consolidate their learning on this topic they visited L’Aquàrium de Barcelona last […]

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Superb Music Recital by GCSE Students

“Performing is an important part of the GCSE course. Students develop their instrumental or vocal skills and work towards final exam pieces. At GCSE level students are assessed on one solo and one ensemble performance. These performances count for 30% of the final GCSE mark. Students at GCSE level are […]

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Year 5 visits the Gaudí Centre Reus

Year 5 is currently studying Antoni Gaudí, the world-famous architect, as part of their Art unit on colour. They have been studying colour throughout this term and how it has been used to create different results in artistic pieces and by different artists. Their visit to the Catalan genius’ home […]

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January Open Mornings

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Academic

We inspire all to be creative, curious thinkers within a culture of support and challenge

Character

We provide individual growth through high expectations; demonstrating commitment, resilience and respect for all

Global

We are global citizens, embracing difference, cared for and caring, and principled in our beliefs

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The British School of Barcelona is grateful to be able to call upon the expert guidance of Ms Fidelma Murphy, who serves as The British School’s Chair of Governors and has over 25 years of experience at the forefront of International Education in Germany, Spain, Ireland and the Middle East.

As Chair of Governors, Ms. Murphy works closely with the Principal in the appointment of staff, monitors the school’s performance in a range of areas and works as a critical friend to support us as we strive for excellence in everything we do.

Ms. Murphy comments: ‘It is a privilege to be the Chair of Governors for The British School of Barcelona. The students at BSB are a joy to interact with; they are open minded global citizens who are actively involved in the learning process. They are reflective communicators who embrace opportunities to develop their learning skills.

Staff at The British School of Barcelona are committed to designing personalised learning programmes tailored to their pupils´ needs. They form part of a learning community which constantly strives to improve and grow. The progress pupils make in their academic studies and in their interpersonal skills, bears comparison with the very best schools to be found anywhere in the world.’

Ms. Murphy has extensive experience in International Schools and was part of a start-up team in the Outstanding Schools Programme in the Middle East.

Ms. Murphy was a Principal at international schools, an IB school visitor and an examiner for Cambridge Examinations. Fidelma joined Cognita in August 2018.

View Ms Murphy’s entire profile here.

BSB Castelldefels

Our campus in Castelldefels offers modern and spacious premises which create an optimal setting for effective teaching and learning. The campus is within easy reach from the centre of Barcelona, and is just a 10-minute drive from the airport.

BSB Sitges

The newly revamped BSB campus in Sitges offers modern, thoughtfully-designed, newly equipped facilities to provide the very best learning environment for Early Years and Primary aged children.

BSB Nexus

BSB Nexus, our new Pre-University campus, offers a range of pre-university programmes to students from 16 to 19 years of age, just a few metres away from the Castelldefels main campus.

A caring community

At BSB City we take care of our families 

We are currently hosting Playdates with parents and children to spend some quality time with Ms Monaghan, BSB City Headteacher, and Miss George, our Head of Early Years and Year 1 in Barcelona, before the school term begins.

Playdates are a fantastic opportunity for children to meet their teacher and some of their new classmates in a relaxed, familiar environment.

It is great to see how well families connect with each other, creating this positive, welcoming atmosphere that truly enhances the value of a BSB Community.

Playdates are available for prospective families who would like to learn more about us and engage with our Founding Families starting in September 2021. Why don’t you join us?


Forest Fun!

If your child is in Years 2 to 5, you are also welcome to a “Forest Fun” session on Thursday 26th August, at 18.00h

Forest School is an immersive learning experience that encourages hands-on, environmentally friendly creativity and problem solving. On our “Forest Fun” session, we will build tripod shelters and decorate them, do some art activity with clay or hand printing, read a story or play a nature connection game.

Join us for some urban Forest School nature fun!

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