School Profile

School Profile

CSi has opened its doors in September 2012.

The school serves not only the international community living in the area but also Portuguese citizens looking for an international education.
CSi is an independent, open-admission and co-educational school.
The instruction is Bilingual, in English and Portuguese. The educational program follows the National Curriculum of England model and guidelines.

CSi is located in the centre of Tavira in a state of art XV century building.
It has 12 classrooms, including a science laboratory, a music room, a computer room, an art room and a canteen.
Classes’ sizes vary from 16 to 18.
The current student body is around 65 representing 14 nationalities. The teaching faculty is of 12 teachers.

The results achieved by the students are above the average in UK schools.
CSi has been preparing students for IGCSE and A Levels since 2014, the results are as follows: 

Table I General

GeneralIGCSE % PassIGCSE % A-CA Level % PassA Level % A-C
2014 100% 73% 80% 60%
2015 96% 61% 100% 80%
2016 91% 74% 100% 88%
2017 90% 45% 100% 63%
2018 100% 84%  100%  ----


Table II By Subject (from 2014-2017)

By subjectIGCSE % PassIGCSE % A-CA Level % PassA Level % A-C
English 94% 65% 100% 0%
Portuguese 100% 100% 100% 75%
Maths 100% 87% 100% 100%
Physics 100% 67% 100% 100%
Chemistry 100% 50% 100% 100%
Biology 75% 50% 100% 100%
French 100% 75% _ _ _ _ _ _
Spanish 100% 100% A* 100% 50%
ICT 100% 12.5% _ _ _ _ _ _
Geography 100% 37.5% _ _ _ _ _ _
Business 100% 75% 100% 50%


The first student to finish his A Level studies in CSi had immediate entrance in the California State University in Long Beach and he is completing a BS degree in Electric Engineering. Another student is studying a BA (Hons) Sports Business and Sports Law in the UCFB, Wembley, London.