Although the curriculum of International Secondary School Peniscola, meet the contents required by the Conselleria d’Educació, stands for their improvement and complementation.
It should be pointed out that there are some distinguishing aspects that accompany the students during the first stage of the Secondary school (ESO):
For the teaching team it is very important to guarantee the personal development of each student, taking into account the existing diversity and their interests, as well as their needs. This way, we put into practice personalised plans in order to improve and strengthen the different areas, and we follow up the evolution of the students every day.
Our education system prepares excellent students but most of all prepares excellent people, which is the most important thing. For that, on the one hand it is essential to develop a system of values based on respect and tolerance. On the other hand, it is fundamental that we count on the collaboration with the families and the creation of a demanding school environment where effort and responsibility is encouraged.
According to the Bologna Process regarding university studies, it is required to have a level B1 (PET) certificate before completing any degree, and in some cases it is necessary to achieve a B2 (FCE). That is why we think that all students that have reached these levels ought to set an exam in ISP and to obtain the official certificates of Cambridge in the center. Cambridge certificates are the most recognised ones in the international level when it comes to the recognition of linguistic requirements, admission of students and credit convalidation.
Taking the exams in the center has lots of advantages, among which we can outline the absence of nerves, the familiarity of the environment and doing the exam as if it were another one of the curriculum.
The students of Secondary school, who have studied the previous stages in ISP, can sit for the following Cambridge exams:
The English teachers are who recommend which students can sit for the exam in order to ensure successful results.