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CAC and Renault Awards

News Vocational Training

One more year, the students of the Higher Degree of Audio-visual Projects and Shows and those of Sound for Audio-visuals and Shows of VT Agora Sant Cugat International School have obtained the First Prize in the contest “The CAC at school”, convened by the Catalan Audio-visual Council, which this year celebrates its seventeenth edition. The […]

PIEoneer Awards nomination

Academic News

Agora Sant Cugat International School has been nominated for the PIEoneer Awards in the category of Secondary Learning International Impact Award. With a distinguished judging panel representing geographical and professional diversity, The PIEoneer Awards recognise both individuals and organisations who are pushing professional standards, evolving their engagement or redefining the international student experience. The PIE (Professionals in International Education) […]

Home learning


In a recent interview for the blog of The Pie, a reference in international education, Globeducate Chief of Education, Daniel Jones, reflects on the rapid transition we have experienced towards home learning and how the previous experience of the educational group, with prestigious online schools in Canada or France and centers in Rome and Milan, […]

“El Mundo” Ranking 2020

Academic News

Agora Sant Cugat International School has again been ranked in the top 10 of the “Top 100 Schools in Spain” and has been rated as the best private school in Barcelona. In this highly-renowned study, the school has moved up four places from last year and is now listed as the 3rd best school in […]

Globeducate and WWF collaboration

Communication Values

An exciting partnership between Globeducate and WWF will impact on the education of more than 25,000 young people and their wider communities. Globeducate is one of the leading K-12 international schools’ groups in the world, with more than 50 schools in 10 countries, and has launched a global agenda for change: an agenda that prepares […]

Welcome to Globeducate


NACE Schools was founded in 1972 and since then it has seen consistent expansion. Starting in Spain, our network has spread across Europe, Canada, India and most recently Malaysia. We now have more than 50 schools in 10 countries, educating more than 25,000 students. We are truly a global network and a leader in international […]

National & International Baccalaureate Results

Academic Communication

100% of students from Agora Sant Cugat International School have passed the University Entrance Examinations with three of our students, Pol, Marta and Alejandro, who have obtained the Distinction granted by the Inter-University Council of Catalunya (CIC) to achieve a grade equal to or greater than 9 in the general phase. Furthermore, 100% of students […]

SAT Examination Centre

Academic Communication

Agora Sant Cugat International School has obtained the official authorisation to be an examination centre for the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT), key for university admission in the United States. In this way, the School obtains exclusivity as an examination centre for Agora Sant Cugat students and students from other schools, showing evidence of its global […]

Quality S+ Certificate


The safety of students is a priority in ASCIS and, for this reason, in December 2018 we voluntarily submitted ourselves to a security and safety audit from the National Association of Child Safety (Asociación Nacional de Seguridad Infantil) who evaluated our facilities and procedures based on their rigorous criteria. As a result, ASCIS and Agora […]

Ranking El Mundo 2019

Academic News

Agora Sant Cugat International School has strengthened its position as the best private school in Barcelona in the prestigious newspaper El Mundo’s 20th Edition of “The 100 Best Schools in Spain”. Following the trend of recent years, it has climbed one position in the ranking to 7th position overall. Different criteria are valued in the […]

Infant & Primary Open Day 2019

Events News

Within the framework of the Open Days that ASCIS offers to help families know more about its educational project, the Infant & Primary Open Day took place on Friday 15th February. It was an afternoon full of games and activities where parents had the opportunity to experience life in School and find out what their […]

Erasmus+: ARCH Project


For the 4th time, Agora Sant Cugat International School has been awarded a grant from the European Erasmus+ programme (formerly known as “Comenius”). On this occasion, 5 girl 4th ESO pupils participated along with 5 other Secondary schools from 5 different countries in the project “ARCH: The Architecture of Society” which addresses themes such as […]


Events Sports

NACE CUP 2018 sporting event took place at Agora Sant Cugat International School from May 30 to June 1. Ties. Javier Saviola, ex- FC Barcelona football player inaugurated and sponsored the event. This event involved 12 teams from different schools belonging to the NACE Schools educational group: Agora Sant Cugat International School, Agora Portals International […]

PISA Tests: matching the result of Singapore


Agora Sant Cugat International School has achieved excellent results in the PISA Tests (The Programme for International Student Assessment). The School has obtained a score well above the Spanish average, matching the result of Singapore, the leading country in the last PISA Report. Until May 31st, Spanish schools are carrying out the official tests to […]

Charity Bike Ride 2018

Events Sports Values

This year’s Charity Bike Ride on Saturday 26th May will support Pallapupas, a charity dedicated to turning hospitals into friendlier places full of life and laughter. Parents, students, families, friends and neighbours are welcome to participate in the bike ride and bring a little bit of happiness to those who need it most. The bike […]

Agora Sant Cugat, the best private school in Barcelona!


Agora Sant Cugat International School was recently evaluated as part of the 19th edition of El Mundo’s “100 best schools in Spain”. The poll, conducted annually by the prestigious Spanish national newspaper, awarded Agora San Cugat 8th position overall and classified our school as the best private school in Barcelona. The El Mundo rating is […]

XXIX “JOCS FLORALS” (Our Floral Games!)


The XXIX Edition of Agora San Cugat’s cultural festival, the Jocs Florals, has commenced!  The event is open to all parents, students, former students and teachers and everyone is invited and encouraged to participate. We’re looking for contributions in any of our school languages: Catalan, Castellano, English, French, German or Chinese. In the Writing event […]

VI NACE Music Festival

Events Music News

On 3 February Agora San Cugat’s auditorium was alive and kicking with the sounds of the VI Nace Music Festival, “All you need is Rock”. More than 250 students and teachers from NACE Schools across Spain and France gathered together at our school to participate in a varied and vibrant display of musical talent. Each […]

Music education

Academic Music

Music is a universal language which all human beings possess and understand without needing to study it. We use it to express ourselves and communicate, and it can cause us to feel a range of emotions and feelings. At NACE Schools (Agora International Schools, St George’s and Areteia in Spain, EIB Paris in France, and Stonar in the United Kingdom), […]

PISA Tests 2017


Once again, Agora Sant Cugat International School achieved excellent results in the Program for the International Student Assessment (better known as the PISA testing program). These tests are offered to students from around the world who are 15 years old and evaluate performance in maths, science and literacy. The tests provide accurate results on performance […]

New Vocational Training courses

Events News Vocational Training

Two exciting new Vocational and Educational Training (VET) courses commenced in the 2016-17 academic year, designed to supplement the current VET curriculum and to provide two further opportunities for our students to prepare for their futures beyond the school gates.  Both courses are related to the field of audio-visual technology and creativity; the first being […]

Best private School in Barcelona 2017


The Spanish national newspaper El Mundo has published its 18th edition of “The Top 100 schools in Spain“. Agora Sant Cugat International School was ranked in ninth place with a total of 95 points out of 100, (96 being the highest point score achieved) classifying us as the best private school in Barcelona. El Mundo’s […]

New Image and Sound Vocational Training

Events News Vocational Training

Agora Sant Cugat has introduced two new VET (Vocational and Educational Training) courses in Image and Sound, in a session that was open to all. After a presentation by the Head of School, we conducted a tour of the new facilities showing off more than 1000 m² of state-of-the-art facilities and brand-new equipment which will […]



The international event MUN (Model United Nations) is a simulation in English of the United Nations debates, in which each participant from the different schools takes on the role of delegate of a country. The programme involves drafting resolutions and then debating them, with the objective of reaching a general agreement with the rest of […]

New school year 2016/2017


We want to welcome the 2016/2017 academic year! Agora Sant International School opens this school year with lots of energy and our batteries fully charged. The headmaster of the school, Vicenç Gandol, tells us about what’s new for this new phase which will enable both the school and all of you to achieve objectives while […]

Study on holidays


The summer arrives, schedules change and as a result, studying during the holidays can be difficult. Experts estimate that our mathematics level decreases by an average of 2.6 months and our reading ability by 2 months. To avoid this, it is important that children rest and disconnect but at the same time, remain mentally active. […]

PISA tests 2016


Students from Agora Sant Cugat have once again confirmed their academic prowess by achieving excellent results in the PISA tests. The school’s results showed that our academic performance is well above average in comparison to participating schools located both in Spain and in other OECD countries. Congratulations!   PISA Results

Bike ride against hunger

Events Sports Values

Welcome to our unique fight against hunger! We are organising a charity bike ride to raise funds to eliminate child malnutrition and we invite students, parents, teachers and friends to take part. The ride will last for about 90 minutes and will be in race format. Donations can be made throughout the day in person […]

Best private school in Barcelona 2016


Once again, Agora Sant Cugat International School stands out in El Mundo’s ranking of the 100 best schools in Spain. In 10th place, the school has moved up one position compared to last year’s result. As well as appearing in the Top 10 best schools in Spain, Agora Sant Cugat, part of the NACE Schools […]

Flipped Classroom


What is the Flipped Classroom? Many of you will be wondering just what the “Flipped Classroom”, also known as the “inverted or backwards classroom”, is. It’s a pedagogical model which reverses the traditional classroom. In this technique, pupils learn online at home using material provided by their teacher, and then consolidate these concepts in the […]

International Music Week

Events Music

From the 25th to the 28th of November, Agora Sant Cugat International School hosted one of the most important NACE Schools multicultural events, the 4th International Music Week. Different schools from the NACE Schools group participated in the event: Agora Portals International School (Mallorca), Agora Lledó International School (Castelló), Agora International School Barcelona, Agora International […]

International Baccalaureate


In a global education, it is vital to have a qualification which incorporates and transmits values on an international level. With the International Baccalaureate (IB), this is definitely the case. The majority of our schools, known as IB World Schools, are authorised to teach this qualification. In this way, we promote the international education that […]

“You can too”


Following the values of consistency and commitment which characterise our educational group, pupils at Agora Sant Cugat International School have collaborated on a charity project based on the story “You can too”, by writer Anna Llauradó. Just like the robin in the story, each pupil has participated, “drop by drop”, in this charity project. The […]

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