Urb. El Angel, Nueva Andalucía, 29660, Marbella, Málaga, Spain
Tel: (+34) 95 281 4133
Fax: (+34) 95 281 8523
National, IB, UK curricula.
IGCSE, SAT, IB exams.
780 students, 3-18 yrs.
Aloha College is an independent, co-educational day school for pupils
aged 3-18. It is situated on the outskirts of Marbella, overlooking
the Mediterranean Sea. Aloha seeks to provide a safe, stimulating
and happy environment in which all of the pupils can thrive. The college
was founded in 1982 as a non-profit-making limited company, and is
now a foundation which provides an international education for pupils
of some 40 nationalities.
Aloha College is divided into a primary and a secondary section,
and with roughly equal numbers of boys and girls. The school provides
a bi-lingual English/Spanish education based on the English National
Curriculum and on the Spanish National System, LOGSE. French and
German are also offered at advanced levels.
In the secondary school students follow courses leading to the
IGCSE and the International Baccalaureate Diploma. The International
Baccalaureate course is recognized and valued highly by universities
throughout the world. Aloha commonly has a 100% pass rate in the
IB and in the Spanish Selectividad examinations and students graduate
to universities in the UK, Spain, Europe and North America.
The facilities of the college include four science laboratories,
a music suite with practice rooms, a library, an art/design studio
with photographic dark room and a new Astroturf pitch. The College
has state of the art computing facilities with two new computing
rooms and a school intranet. All students have access to the internet
throughout the school and there is a laptop computer scheme available
for the IB students.
Lunches are prepared each day in the school from an extensive range
The College operates a bus service to transport pupils to school
from the outlying districts to the east and west of Marbella.
All age groups enjoy educational visits in the course of the year
throughout Andalucia and pupils can participate in an extensive
extra-curricular activities programme on most afternoons as well
as in various sports teams.
Entry is by interview and examination arranged through the Principal
and the Head of Primary School. Aloha College also requires a copy
of previous school reports and a school reference from all prospective
pupils. Enquiries should, in the first instance, be directed to
the College's Admissions Secretary.