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Welcome to the English International College

The English International College, established in 1982 and situated on the Costa del Sol in Marbella, is one of the longest-established schools in the area. As a British International School, we follow the British curriculum and have consistently achieved outstanding academic results. Our students graduate annually to some of the world's best universities, testament to our high educational standards. We pride ourselves in ensuring that student talents are encouraged and nurtured across not only the academic field, but in the sporting and cultural ones. We are passionate about developing young people to be inquisitive, independent learners who are confident to express their ideas and opinions, whilst demonstrating tolerance and respect.

Our teachers are passionate about the learning that takes place here, ensuring that students are challenged to reach their potential in a caring and supportive environment. It is important for us that we continue to innovate both what we do and the opportunities that we provide to students, ensuring they are equipped and ready for the world around them.

The key to our success is the strong working relationships that are forged and maintained between our academic staff and students. In our care, students feel comfortable to question, to take risks and to ask for help. Our job is to help guide them through the highs and lows of growing up in an ever-changing and fast-paced world, whilst maintaining their own happiness and well-being.

The English International College: where Every Individual Counts.

The Senior Leadership Team

  • Mrs Harriet Gibson
    Head of Primary
  • Mr Richard Sutcliffe
    Head Teacher
  • Mr Pete Willis
    Academic Director

Small Class Sizes

We are proud of our small student to teacher ratio, with a maximum of twenty students per class. Children have the opportunity for their learning to be personalised and tailored to suit their individual needs; happiness and wellbeing are key components to their learning journey.

Our Teaching Excellence

Our high academic standards lie at the heart of our pedagogy. The vibrant engagement between teachers and students makes learning at this British International School, a unique opportunity to shape a world full of possibilities.

Global Universities

Our consistent success at A Level over the last 40 years has seen students progress to university in the UK, (including Oxbridge, Imperial, LSE & UCL) the USA, Canada, Spain, Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Sweden. A Levels continue to be the proven path to a global future.

Our Close Community

As a British International School in Marbella, The English International College vision reflects the key values of our community. We believe learning does not happen in isolation but through the support of peers, staff and families. Trust becomes the foundation of meaningful relationships at The EIC.

EIC Latest News

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Graduation & Prize-giving 2024

Mon Jul 1, 2024 | Primary,KS3,KS4,Sixth Form

The Graduation and Prizegiving Ceremony took place at the spectacular Hotel IPV Palace & Spa in Fuengirola…

Year 6 Leavers' Assembly 2024

Thu Jun 27, 2024 | Primary

What a fun and memorable Year Six Leavers’ Assembly! Year Six took on the task of finding Romeo in our…

Primary Beach Day

Wed Jun 26, 2024 | Primary

Lower and Upper Primary spent a beautiful morning down at our local beach to celebrate the end of term.…

Berlin Trip - Year 11 & 12

Wed Jun 26, 2024 | Sixth Form,Trips

Last week, Year 11 and 12 students from our school had an enlightening educational trip to Berlin. They…

Alumni Reconnecting - Branko and Damir

Tue Jun 25, 2024 | Alumni

Recently, we once again had the pleasure of welcoming back two of our former students. Branko, wearing…

Year 2 End of Year Celebration Assembly

Sun Jun 23, 2024 | Primary

Year Two celebrated the end of the year with a special assembly. The assembly began by celebrating the…

MUN Conference

Thu Jun 20, 2024 | Sixth Form

Yesterday, whilst Year 11 & 12 were in Berlin, Kate attended Sotomun. A one-day MUN conference, which…

Year 13 Class of 2024 - Graduation Dinner

Thu Jun 20, 2024 | Sixth Form

On a beautiful evening at the Marbella Golf Club, the Year 13s Class of 2024, together with the Year…

Year 11 Graduation Dinner 2024

Thu Jun 20, 2024 | KS4

Last night, a formal dinner was hosted at Max Beach, bringing together Year 11 students and their teachers.…

A Musical Sound Groove

Thu Jun 20, 2024 | Expressive Arts

Building on the success of our lunchtime Sound Gardens and with the hall not quite ready to hold full…

Year 6 Activities Week

Thu Jun 20, 2024 | Primary

We’re just back from the Sierra de las Nieves after a fantastic week of fun and entertainment! On Monday,…

Alumni Reconnecting

Wed Jun 12, 2024 | Alumni

It is always a great pleasure to see our former students, especially when one visits with a huge bouquet…

House Day 2024

Wed Jun 12, 2024 | KS3,KS4

I want to extend a huge THANK YOU to all our incredible students and staff for making our Secondary House…

Foundation Stage Sports Day Highlights!

Wed Jun 12, 2024 | Primary,PE

The aim of this year's Foundation Stage Sports Day was all about inclusion, enjoyment, and having fun!…

Congratulations to all our Junior Maths Challenge certificate winners

Sun Jun 9, 2024 | Maths,Primary,KS3

Congratulations to all our Junior Maths Challenge certificate winners. With tens of thousands of entrants…

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Admissions for the academic year 2024/2025 is now closed.

We recognize the importance of choosing the right school for your family and we are here to help. Please take the time to read through the Admissions pages to familiarise yourself with the admissions process, but don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

When you are ready please visit the Making an Enquiry page to begin the process of joining us.