the British Community Council, Lisbon

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St. Julian's School

St. Julian's School offers an education based on the English National Curriculum to some 1000 girls and boys from the ages of 3 to 18.

Contact Information

Public Relations Department,
St. Julian's School,
Quinta Nova,
2776-601 Carcavelos.

Phone: (00351) 21 458 5300

Email:

Website: www.stjulians.com

Full Description

Founded 1932 (in 1962 the British Council, the Gulbenkian Foundation, British companies and parents raised funds to buy the Palacio and its surrounding grounds of almost 8 hectares ).

The school is housed in an 18th Century Ducal Palace, originally built by José Francisco da Cruz, Treasurer to King D. José I. The school site is at Carcavelos, 400 metres from the sea and 20 km. from Lisbon. Carcavelos train station on the Lisbon-Cascais line, is within walking distance.

The school offers an education based on the English National Curriculum to some 1000 girls and boys from the ages of 3 to 18. There are 45 nationalities represented at St. Julian's. The teaching staff are all qualified teachers from Britain, Portugal a four other countries.

Our pre-university students aim for the International Baccalaureate Diploma. Our school leavers take up places at universities in Britain, Portugal, the U.S.A. and several other countries. Joint accreditation by The European Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges is an assurance that we work together to meet the highest international standards.

The main aims of St. Julian's School are: - to promote academic excellence - to encourage the study and use of the English language and to develop an appreciation of Portuguese language and culture - to help each person become a responsible, involved and articulate member of society - to live together and develop sensitivity, tolerance and respect towards all members of the community - to develop a sense of moral responsibility.

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