Spain has the second highest number of world heritage cities in the world, and is ranked third in terms of natural areas declared Biosphere Reserves. Spain also has the most Blue Flag beaches in the entire Northern Hemisphere!! The mild climate during the whole year and the extensive sandy beaches of the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean have been attracting visitors for decades.
An extended stay in a Spanish Secondary School Programme is an ideal opportunity for Irish teenagers to become fluent in spanish at a young age. Students are fully immersed in the Spanish way of living and culture through daily attendance at a Spanish Secondary school and by living with a Spanish Host Family. This programme is particularly popular with Transition Year students. A stay can be as short as four weeks or as long as an academic year. The experience is further enhanced by the support of local representatives familiar with cultural differences and cultural adjustment. Official Languages in Spain are: Basque, Catalan, Galician and Spanish. Participating in our Secondary School Abroad Programme:
- Paves the way to excellent exam results
- Provides full immersion that allows students to become fluent at a young age
- Encourages independence in young people
- Broadens cultural horizons