Enrolment Process

Our enrolment process takes place in 4 steps. At all these stages, our Admissions Team provides you a personalized and dedicated support to make you feel at home.

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Our Admissions Team will be glad to send all information you need. Just fill out the form in OpenApply and we will reach out to you as soon as possible

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Book a School Tour

Please take 60 minutes to get to know us and what our community stands for. School Tours are from Monday to Friday from 9am – 5pm

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Submit the Final Application

After confirming the eligibility of the student, his admission in our school is based on availability of the appropriate grade level

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Confirmation of Enrolment

Enrolments are only confirmed once the school confirms it has received payment for all invoiced fees

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Frequently Asked Questions

Before you send your message, we can help with some answers to the most frequently asked questions. We hope that can help you take the best decision for your child

I’m not fluent in English. How can I communicate with the school?2022-10-24T11:13:12+01:00

As a multicultural community with 60 different nationalities, we are prepared to communicate with parents in English, Portuguese, Mandarin, Russian, German, French and Spanish. The school-parent communication via emails, online platforms, parent-teacher meetings, and events is in English, but we are available to support non-English-fluent parents in a language they feel more comfortable whenever possible.

What are the school hours?2022-08-23T15:20:23+01:00

International Sharing School is open from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm with our EYP and PYP classes running from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm and our MYP and DP classes running from 8:30 am to 4:10 pm.

What are the students age range?2022-08-23T15:20:12+01:00

We accept students from 4 months to 18 years-old at the time of admission.

My child doesn’t speak English. Can he/she apply?2022-10-24T11:15:10+01:00

Yes, depending on the grade level your child is joining. Although we recommend students have a good level of English, English fluency is not a mandatory prerequisite for admission in Primary School. To join Middle School, students should already have a background in English, even though they may not be fluent. Sharing School developed an English Boosting Programme to help students to improving their knowledge of English. In Order to join Grade 10 and above, students need to be fully proficient in English.

My child has learning difficulties. Can he/she apply?2022-10-24T11:17:05+01:00

Our school is not a Special Needs School, but it is an Inclusive School. We have a Wellbeing Department which consist of Psychologists, Special Education Needs specialists and Pastoral Care. This department focuses on developing the social, emotional, and cognitive needs students may have. We have permanent full-time psychologists on-site to help students and families if needed. We prepare specific programs to cater for children with special education needs.

Can students enrol during the school year?2022-10-24T11:17:40+01:00

Yes, we have year-round enrolments up to Grade 10. Due to the academic requirements of the final year of the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and the Diploma Programme (DP), we cannot accept students for Grade 10 and DP after the start of the school year.

Do you offer afterschool activities?2022-10-24T11:19:11+01:00

Yes! We offer our community a great variety of After school Activities such as Padel, Horseback Riding, Skateboarding, Tennis, Surf, Golf, Dance, Game Development & Design, Football, Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Singing. You can find all details about our activities in our Afterschool Activities Page. ℹ️ These activities are not included in the tuition fee.

Do you provide school transportation service?2022-10-24T11:23:16+01:00

The school provides 🚌 home-school-home transportation from Lisbon, Oeiras, Cascais, Sintra, Amadora, Odivelas, Loures and nearby municipalities. Transportation is not included in the tuition fees and is subject to availability.

What are your class sizes?2022-10-24T13:42:46+01:00

We accept a maximum of 20 students per class, although this number can vary depending on the academic development of the group. Our Early Years Programme (EYP) and Primary Years Programme (PYP) classrooms have two teachers per class in addition to their subject specialists.

Do students wear uniforms?2022-10-24T13:43:18+01:00

Yes, students up to Diploma Programme grade are required to wear a smart, yet casual uniform.

Does the school provide hot lunch?2022-10-24T13:44:04+01:00

Yes, we provide a healthy, balanced lunch for all students. Our meals are prepared by our nutritionist and ensure students eat the daily recommended nutrients they need to be at their best level. Our meals include lunch and two snacks per day, with a selection of 3 different courses everyday: Mediterranean menu, diet menu and vegetarian menu. We also offer a salad bar prepared with fresh ingredients every day and a different option of soup and fruits.

What supplies do I need to bring to school?2022-10-24T13:44:41+01:00

We will supply all stationary supplies such as pens, pencils, and schoolbooks, among others. Students from our Early Years Programme (EYP) are required to bring bedsheets to sleep and a change of clothes. Students from Grade 4 up to Grade 12 are required to bring their own laptop, while we provide laptops for students up to Grade 4. We recommend all students to bring their personal water bottle.

Are parents involved with the school?2022-10-24T13:40:10+01:00

Yes, parents are a key asset of our community and bring valuable inputs and feedback. Parents representation is organized through our Parents and Teachers Group (PTG) and meet regularly with the school Board and Pedagogical Leadership Team to create joint activities and find areas to improve.

How many nationalities are there at the school?2022-08-23T15:08:17+01:00

We have students of over 50 different nationalities.

Does the school have a religious affiliation?2022-08-23T15:07:53+01:00

No, we are a non-discriminatory school with students from all different religions and beliefs.

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