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The Lady Elizabeth School - British School in Benitachell

The Lady Elizabeth School (LES) is a prestigious international educational institution located on Cumbre del Sol in Poble Nou de Benitatxell. Renowned for its academic excellence and with a solid reputation for fostering a culture of lifelong learning and a strong commitment to educating globally aware citizens, the Lady Elizabeth School is the perfect choice for a quality education on the Costa Blanca.

The Lady Elizabeth School - British School in Benitachell
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7 Jun, 2023

About the School

The Lady Elizabeth School is a British international school located in the Cumbre del Sol area, in Poble nou de Benitatxell. The school opened its doors in 1987 as a primary school, and in the 1990s inaugurated its secondary school. From 2007, the company LAUDE began to operate the school and in 2018, the secondary school moved to its current location, next to the primary school in Cumbre del Sol.

Lady Elizabeth School, recognized for its exceptional educational quality, has received a series of major awards and recognitions. In June 2022, the school won the prestigious awards Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards, Top in Spain iGCSE Global Perspectives and Top in the World iGCSE First Language Spanish. It also received the Outstanding Pearson Learner Awards, distinguished with the "Highest Mark in the World iGCSE French" and "Highest Mark in Spain A Level Russian".

On the other hand, the institution has been recognized and authorized by a number of renowned educational organizations: Edexcel, Cambridge Assessment International Education, AQA, Pearson, and NABSS are among these entities. Lady Elizabeth School is also a member of the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a global organization that brings together several international level schools distributed all over the world. Its main objective is to enhance the education and learning of students in all its associated schools, while providing them with unique and enriching experiences. To this end, they strive to maintain a stimulating and challenging environment in each of their schools, promoting curiosity, creativity, and a passion for learning in students.

Educational Model of Lady Elizabeth School

As for the curriculum, the school follows the Early Years Foundation Stage Programme, the British National Curriculum and the International Primary Curriculum (IPC). From Year 1 to Year 6, they follow the British National Curriculum in English and Mathematics, and the IPC in all other subjects. The IPC is a thematic curriculum that covers a variety of subjects, such as history, geography, science, art, design and technology, computer science, music, physical education, society, and international mindset. The school strives to prepare children for an increasingly interconnected and constantly changing world.

Educational Stages

  • Preschool
    • Pre-Nursery 2
    • Foundation 1
    • Foundation 2
  • Primary
    • Year 1 / Year 2
    • Year 3 / Year 4
    • Year 5 / Year 6
  • Secondary
    • Year 7
    • Year 8
    • Year 9
    • Year 10 / Year 11
  • Sixth Form
    • Year 12
    • Year 13

Facilities and Services of Lady Elizabeth School

Lady Elizabeth School offers various services for its students, including school transportation, extracurricular activities, exchange programs, and a school canteen.

Lady Elizabeth School (LES) stands out for its extensive range of extracurricular activities, which complement its rigorous academic program. These activities, oriented towards sports, art, and culture, promote comprehensive and constant learning. Among the sporting options are football, basketball, swimming, chess, karate, gymnastics, table tennis, volleyball, badminton, hockey, rugby, and multisport. Artistic activities include dance, piano, guitar, singing, film, crafts, theatre, ballet, violin, saxophone, drums, and dance music therapy.

As for cultural activities, students can learn English, French, German, and other languages, in addition to participating in robotics. The Plus Clubs are also offered, which include the Duke of Edinburgh International Award, Model United Nations, and marine biology and environmental conservation programs, evidencing the school's commitment to a culture of lifelong learning and the formation of globally conscious citizens.

The school offers an exchange program called ISP Buddy Exchange Programme which was launched in the autumn of 2018. This program allows for reciprocal learning exchanges between ISP schools over a period of one month for students aged 14 to 17. Students have the opportunity to connect with other people, cultures, and countries and can experience a truly collaborative learning experience. This exchange allows them to gain real-world learning skills and increased independence​.

School Fees

In 2023, and in general terms, the price for new enrolment is €1,500 and the annual registration and re-enrollment fee (in other words, the reservation of the place) is €1,000.

Annual academic fees range from €5,200 for Preschool to €12,650 for Sixth Form.

Payment methods for the fees:

  • Monthly: 10 monthly payments from September to June. Charges issued between the 1st and 5th of each month (it is necessary to fill out the SEPA mandate online).
  • Quarterly: 3 payments (it is necessary to complete the SEPA mandate online)
    1. Term 1: charges issued on September 1st of the current year.
    2. Term 2: charges issued on January 1st of the following year.
    3. Term 3: charges issued on April 1st of the following year.
  • Annual: 1 payment.

Cumbre del Sol: a privileged environment

View of Cumbre del Sol

Lady Elizabeth School (LES) is located in an idyllic setting, Cumbre del Sol, where students can enjoy a serene and stimulating learning environment, combined with stunning sea and mountain views. LES's location in Cumbre del Sol facilitates the students' connection with nature, providing an enriching environment that complements the rigorous academic program and the various extracurricular activities that the school offers.

Cumbre del Sol is a true paradise located in the municipality of Benitachell, north of the Costa Blanca, in the province of Alicante. This region, famous for its extensive coves and stunning cliffs, offers an unparalleled view of the Mediterranean Sea, surrounded by natural parks and reserves, and is known for its tranquil environment and exquisite climate all year round. A must-visit is the Cala Moraig and the Cova dels Arcs, one of the most beautiful images of the Mediterranean.

The location of Cumbre del Sol is exceptional, not only for its stunning landscape beauty but also for its accessibility. This feature is particularly beneficial for families living in nearby localities like Moraira or Jávea, as the proximity to the school facilitates their daily commute, offering families a high quality of life. This allows students to immerse themselves in a rich educational experience without sacrificing the comfort and convenience of living near the school. Easy access to beaches, natural reserves, and other attractions of the Costa Blanca, in conjunction with the excellent educational offer of LES, makes Cumbre del Sol an ideal place to live and learn.

Additionally, Cumbre del Sol is strategically located near the cities of Valencia and Alicante, both with international airports. This facilitates the arrival of families and students from different parts of the world, which reinforces the diversity and international character of the Lady Elizabeth school community. The proximity to these urban centers also provides access to a wide range of services and amenities.

Contact Information of Lady Elizabeth School

Lady Elizabeth School

Northern Entrance to Cumbre del Sol

03726 Benitachell (Alicante)

Phone: 965 790 252

Email: info@ladyelizabethschool.com

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