Sotogrande International School (SIS) is a day and boarding school, which follows the IB programme from 3-18 years. Home to a passionate learning community who inspire and encourage learning and intercultural understanding, promoting education as a force for good in the world. With more than 900 children from over 44 countries, SIS provides a challenging, nurturing and academically rigorous International Education. Throughout the IB programmes teachers aim to combine academic excellence with extraordinary educational experiences. Embracing the creative use of technology and authentic service experiences students are encouraged to think independently and critically, developing their own unique interests, gifts and talents and taking opportunities to be the best they can be.


SIS is an International Baccalaureate day and boarding school with over 40 nationalities, offering the Primary Years Programme (3-11), the Middle Years Programme (12-16) and the Diploma (16-18), plus outstanding language and learning support.

Through our personalised approach to learning our students are encouraged to open their hearts and minds to the joy of learning, to discover their strengths, identify their passions and develop outstanding learning skills. As a result we are achieving excellent results, with an average score of 33 points at Diploma.

SIS places great emphasis on technology to support learning and is proud to be named as an Apple Distinguished School. The Apple Distinguished School designation is reserved for schools that meet criteria for innovation, leadership, and educational excellence, and demonstrate a clear vision of exemplary learning environments. We aim to prepare students for effective participation and success in the 21st century by integrating technology and learning, providing access for all children to laptops, ipads and desktop computers and ensuring students have access to online learning resources both at home and at school.


Key Facts

  • Founded in: 1978
  • Student: 900 students
  • Age range: Boys and Girls from 3 to 18
  • Campus: Cádiz, Spain
  • Accreditation: NEASC, CIS
  • Nationalities: over 44 nationalities


  • Languages: Every couse chosen in English, Spanish and Russian
  • Diplomas: International Baccalaureate(IB)
  • Foreign language: English, Spanish, French and German
  • Summer and winter camps: Master Camp, Junior Camp, Swimming, Golf, Tennis