Why Obradoiro?

For its Academic Excellence.

International Baccalaureate, cooperative and constructivist learning, excellent results in external test…

For our Educational Values.

We teach our students to grow in a wholesome environment, to be determined, to work as a team, to be supportive, to respect others…

For the importance given to sports and music.

Compulsory sports and cultural activities during school hours, Music Conservatory (Elementary and Professional Level) compulsory chess for Infants and Primary students…

For its International environment.

Language immersion exchanges and stays, multilingual offer (Spanish, Galician, English, French, Chinese, German) preparation for the Oxford Test of English…

Because at Obradoiro School children feel cared for, listened to, valued and loved (and their families too).

Our students are our greatest pride.

We want our students to strive to be:

Inquirers: To develop their natural curiosity. To acquire the skills necessary to investigate and carry out research and demonstrate autonomy in their learning. We try to ensure that their learning is enjoyable and maintain their eagerness to learn for the rest of their lives.

Informed and educated: To explore concepts, ideas and issues of local and global importance, and in doing so, acquire knowledge and deepen their understanding of a wide and balanced range of disciplines.

Thinkers: To apply, on their own initiative, their intellectual skills critically and creatively to know and address complex problems and to make reasoned and ethical decisions.

Good Communicators: To understand and express ideas and information confidently and creatively in different languages and forms of communication. That they are willing to collaborate with others and to do so effectively.

Trustworthy: To act with honesty and integrity, to have a deep sense of fairness, justice and respect for the dignity of people, groups and communities. To assume responsibility of their own actions and the consequences derived from them.

Open minded: To understand and appreciate their own culture and personal background and are open to viewpoints, values and other people´s traditions. That they are accustomed to look for and consider different points of view and willing to learn from the experience.

Caring: To show empathy, sensitivity and respect for the needs and feelings of others. To personally commit themselves to helping others and act with the purpose of positively influence people’s lives and their environment.

Daring: To approach unknown and uncertain situations with common sense and determination and that their independent spirit allows them to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. To defend what they believe in with eloquence and courage.

Balanced: To understand the importance of physical, mental and emotional stability, to achieve their own personal well-being and that of others.

Reflexive: To carefully evaluate their own learning and experiences. To be able to recognize and understand their qualities and limitations and thus contribute to their personal learning and development.