Having grown quite a bit in the last few decades, the Barcelona neighborhood of Sant Andreu has expanded its public and private educational system, especially for young children. There are a lot of private Christian schools and those funded by the Catalan government that offer specialized education for children. Here are some of the best schools in Sant Andreu to consider for your child.
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Col·legi Jesús Maria
Col·legi Jesús Maria is a private Christian school founded by the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary in 1850 with a long educational tradition rooted in Sant Andreu. Thier educational style gives priority to the personal attention to each student, welcoming them as they are and promoting their personal growth.
Their educational methods go outside the academic field and offer students a more humanistic approach to their social and spiritual formation. The method comes in three forms: Classroom, nature, and physical activity. They believe in freedom, responsibility, justice, solidarity, peace and coexistence with others. Outside activities for the children include various sports teams, English learning, mountain hiking, and summer events such as camping. Kids from pre-school to high school ages are all accepted.
Llar d’Infants El Mar
For children aged one to three, Llar d’Infants El Mar is committed to making education as socially involved as possible for the little ones. With the help of the Department of Education of the Generalitat of Catalonia, the school promotes the global growth of all children to allow them to develop their personality in an environment of freedom, safety, and independence. Their method is based on foundations of music (hearing), psychomotor (thinking), observation (seeing). The school has a special schedule so parents can take part in the child’s well-being and internal growth.
EBM La Filadora
EBM La Filadora is a municipal nursery school that works with families in the care and education of children through the participation of the child’s family in their growth. They advocate for families and educators being involved together in a common project. The school spaces are prepared only for educational intention with the aim of allowing children to develop their emotional, cognitive, and social capacities through discovery, experimentation, movement, and communication. Parents can set their own time of dropping off and picking up their child within the opening and closing hours.
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Salesianes Sant Andreu
Established by the Society of St. Francis de Sales, or the Salesians from Don Bosco, Salesianes Sant Andreu follows the society’s Preventive System that teaches children based on reason, faith, and loving others. They teach children to develop their inner strength, know what’s good, and become honest citizens and good Christians. Their educational system is a personalized one in which students and teachers are familiar and communicate easily with confidence and sympathy for everyone regardless of their weaknesses. It is a school for all ages for parents who want their children to be taught under a guidance that emphasizes humanism within the Christian faith.
Address: Carrer de Segre, 35, 08030 Barcelona
Education is an important investment in every Barcelona neighborhood. Whether you’re looking for public schools, private institutions, or religious development for your child, these schools for children of all ages are tailored to personal exploration and inner growth.
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