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Sa Porrassa Campus

Baleares International College, Sa Porrassa, is accommodated in a large, custom-built school situated in the beautiful, rural environment of Calvià. The school is in a very accessible location on the southwest coast of Mallorca and has a capacity for over 600 students from 3 to 18 years of age.

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Details of our Summer School 2020 Programmes are now available!

Baleares International College, Sa Porrassa, has a large number of excellent facilities including: an indoor sports centre, playing fields with sports pitches, a swimming pool, all-weather basketball, football and volleyball courts, ICT suite and science laboratories. The classrooms are all air-conditioned for the summer and heated for the winter.

All our teaching staff are trained and experienced in the UK, and bring with them the latest educational methodologies and approaches.

The school follows the English National Curriculum, and a special feature of the school's curriculum is the teaching of the Spanish and Catalan languages (from Reception) and the German and French languages (from Year 3). Native language programmes are also available in Spanish, Catalan and German.

Directions: If you are coming from Palma on the Autovia, take the Magaluf, El Toro exit, number 14, and follow Ctra. Cala Figuera for 2km. We are opposite Western Water Park. Follow the signs to the School Car Park which is a short walk to the campus grounds.

Age range


School hours

Primary school, 09.00 to 15.50
Secondary school, 08.50 to 16.05

Student / teacher ratio



  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • French
  • Catalan


Key Stages 1 to 5,
IGCSE & A Level


Indoor sports centre, playing fields with football pitches, swimming pool, all-weather basketball court, football and volleyball courts, specialist Art, Drama and Music facilities, specialist Science and Information Technology laboratories, spacious dining room plus access to local sailing club

Our Sixth Form (age 16 to 18 years)

Baleares International College Sixth Form is the leading British Sixth Form on the island, committed to helping all our students achieve success. We provide a friendly, tolerant and stimulating Sixth Form community in which students achieve the highest standards in their Advanced Level (A Level) or career-based applied learning subjects as a vital step to their university life or career.

A Levels are recognised as the best pre-university course leading to first degree university entrance worldwide. Career-based courses have earned a worldwide reputation as applied learning qualification because it provides learners with a clear route into university or straight into their career. Students must be fluent in written and spoken English to meet the demands of their A Level or Career-based courses, apart from the language courses, which are taught in the language studied.

BIC offers a wide choice of subjects and an enriching curriculum. In the Sixth Form, we would expect most students to follow a programme that includes:

  • Three or four full A Level or Career-based courses
  • Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)
  • Social Wellbeing Programme

BIC offers its Sixth Form students:

  • A dedicated Sixth Form social area and study centre with a college feel
  • Additional staff time and one-to-one support to mentor individual students
  • Small, seminar-style classes with a focus on individualised feedback
  • Help with applications to universities in the UK, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, US and others
  • Experienced, qualified UK teachers, many of whom are also senior examiners in the UK
  • A wide range of extra-curricular events and clubs including trips abroad, discounted gym membership, Young Enterprise and the Duke of Edinburgh Award

For more information about our Sixth Form and the options available, please view our Sixth Form Prospectus.

2020 A Level Scholarship Programme

Baleares International College and Orbital Education are delighted to introduce their A Level Scholarship Programme for the 2019 academic year. This exciting opportunity aims to support exceptionally able and motivated students who are academically gifted, dedicated to their studies and will seek to take full advantage of opportunities to extend their learning beyond the core syllabus.

We are pleased to announce that 50% of the tuition costs for the 2-year programme will be funded by Orbital Education, the group of which Baleares International College is a member.

For more information about the application process, terms conditions, please seeHERE.

For a Scholarship Application Form, please see HERE.

More information about our 2019 Examination Results can be found HERE.

Exciting new opportunities for Post-16 learning

Baleares International College is proud to be offering Career-based courses for post-16 students across Mallorca.

Career-based courses are high quality, hands-on qualifications grounded in the real world of work. For Career-based students, it’s all about learning by doing and putting what they learn into practice straight away. With their focus on skills-based learning, Career-based courses are designed around themed units. Rather than testing everything together at the end, Career-based are assessed throughout the course using assignments set in real-life scenarios, where students develop and apply the practical knowledge and skills employers and higher education institutions are looking for.

Most A Level courses leave the door open for students to follow many different career paths. For some students we are aware that they already have a clear career path in mind and are better suited to doing coursework rather than a 100% exam-based course. BIC has carefully selected new international A Level courses which are heavily career-based, applied qualifications, providing learners with a clear route into university or straight into their chosen careers. Today’s employers are looking for confident, work ready employees who have the practical knowledge and technical skills that are acquired through career-based A Levels.

BIC’s current Career-based courses include:

  • Art and Design
  • Dance
  • Drama and Theatre
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Mathematics in Context
  • Music
  • Sports
  • Travel and Tourism

For more information about our Sixth Form and the options available, please view our Sixth Form Prospectus.

We are delighted to share with you the results of the December 2019 BIC Sa Porrassa Parents Survey

First and foremost, we would like to thank all parents who took the time to complete the Parent Survey. We really appreciate all the feedback, both in the areas of real strength and those where we need to keep improving.

This year, we had our highest amount of surveys completed, up nearly 30% from last year's excellent record, giving us a very well-rounded view of where you feel we are as a school on our journey to being a high-quality international educational establishment.

As a community, we embrace continuous improvement and want the best possible learning environment in school for our students, staff and parents.

Please find a copy of the 2019 Parent Survey Analysis here, shared with parents during our Information Session in January. During this session, our Principal, Ms Colwell, talked through the main areas of the findings and discussed these with parents.

BIC Sa Porrassa Parent Survey Analysis

The four areas that you believe Baleares International College excels in:

1 - Teaching staff

2 - Personalised approach

3 - Quality of education

4 - Leadership

83% of parents would recommend our school to others in the future.

The three areas you believe Baleares International College, Sa Porrassa need to improve in:

1 - Facilities

2 - Afterschool activities

3 - Quality of education

We are proud of how far we have come already and with your continued support, encouragement and confidence, we look forward to continuing to enhance the education provided by Baleares International College.

Details of our Summer School 2020 Programmes are now available!

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