Primary Education at San Patricio

With a heritage of over 60 years of delivering exceptional education, our Primary programme at San Patricio is perfect for families seeking high-quality teaching with solid values. Our Primary School offers unique programmes that can be tailored to the needs, interests and abilities of each student, ensuring that children gain a love of learning, critical thinking abilities and a well-rounded educational experience that builds a solid foundation for Secondary School and future success. 

Guided by dedicated and caring teachers at our Madrid campuses in Serrano and La Moraleja, pupils enjoy an excellent bilingual programme and a multilingual approach that blends traditional and innovative best practices. Primary learners at San Patricio develop their literacy, mathematical, and scientific competence, as well as their emotional and interpersonal skills.

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Why Choose Our Private Primary School in Serrano & La Moraleja, Madrid?

San Patricio Primary School in Madrid offers an enriched Spanish curriculum with a bilingual approach and Catholic Christian values, integrating best practices from national and international educational systems. This creates an innovative and robust programme that leads to excellent outcomes. 

Our young students receive a premium education in both Spanish and English and are introduced to German and French. The excellence of our Primary Education is reaffirmed through external assessments such as Cambridge and GET tests - PISA tests for Primary, where our learners attain top results.

Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities in both Serrano and La Moraleja campuses, Primary pupils can enjoy a wealth of extracurricular activities, including sports, creative arts, and cultural programmes. Additionally, we have a dedicated wellness team that supports children in all aspects of their learning and well-being, and a bespoke High Abilities programme to take our most talented students to the next level.

Preparing Students to Reach Their Full Potential

Our Primary School at Colegio San Patricio empowers pupils to achieve academic excellence within a nurturing school environment in which they can explore multiple growth opportunities. Learners gain confidence in applying their knowledge across a broad curriculum while developing valuable skills such as creative thinking, independence, teamwork, and effective communication. These skills contribute to their outstanding results and give them an edge over students following more traditional programmes in other schools.

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Primary School Curriculum

Our Primary Education framework at San Patricio Serrano and La Moraleja follows an enriched adaptation of the Spanish Curriculum with a wide range of subjects for a well-rounded education, as well as a distinctly international approach and bilingual teaching in Spanish and English. All Primary students benefit from well-structured academic, physical, and social opportunities. 

The Primary School programme is comprehensive, preparing students for the more complex curriculum of Secondary School in our CSP El Soto campus. Students receive support throughout their education at San Patricio, and an inquiry-based approach to lessons ensures they understand the content and can competently apply their knowledge.

Primary School students undertake assessments in English, Mathematics and Science at various stages of their Primary education in Serrano and La Moraleja to monitor their knowledge acquisition and ensure learning objectives are being met. Additionally, our passionate educators encourage all Primary pupils to be active participants in their learning through a balanced mix of independent tasks and teacher-guided group work. 

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Primary School Subjects

In our Primary Education in Serrano and La Moraleja campuses, students engage in various disciplines: Maths, Sciences, Languages, Humanities, Arts, P.E. and Technology, all of which are compulsory subjects. These are taught alongside additional arts and sports options as well as public speaking and emotional intelligence, preparing students for success in Secondary School and beyond.


  • Mathematics 
  • Spanish Language & Literature
  • English
  • Introduction to German
  • Introduction to French
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Arts
  • Physical Education
  • R.E.
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Public Speaking
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • ICT 
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Languages in Our Primary School

Our Primary School Education provides students with an exceptional bilingual environment in Spanish and English with native teachers, developing excellent proficiency levels in both languages. As an integral part of our educational model, our students continue with French and German classes at a vocal and auditive level throughout their primary school years, with the guidance of native teachers specialized in each language.

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Primary School Facilities

Our Primary School facilities at both Serrano and La Moraleja campuses are purpose-designed to promote creativity and learning at this academic stage. Students learn in fully-equipped, spacious classrooms with flexible design and technology integration and have access to a school library and arts centre with specialised rooms for music, visual arts, drama, dance and martial arts. Different indoor and outdoor sports areas support their physical well-being and development through P.E. classes and sports extracurricular activities. Sports facilities in La Moraleja Primary School also feature a swimming pool where children have weekly swimming classes as part of the curriculum. Both schools feature extensive leisure areas and playgrounds for Primary children to play and explore, as well as a school kitchen and cafeteria, a Chapel and an infirmary.

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Primary School Teachers

Our experienced Primary School teachers are dedicated to nurturing each student's unique talents and self-confidence, equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their education and personal lives in the Primary years and beyond. San Patricio Primary teachers and staff collaborate closely with parents and families to provide support throughout their Primary School Education in Serrano and La Moraleja, demonstrating a profound commitment to the holistic development of each child.

Through the combination of our rich, innovative, and skilful teaching, coupled with the personalised attention of our educators, our aim is that all Primary pupils realise their full academic potential. Students benefit from engaging and well-designed learning experiences that foster their growth with solid values, creativity, resilience, and leadership skills, enabling them to work both independently and collaboratively.

Extracurricurricular Activities for Primary Students

In both Serrano and La Moraleja, we offer a wide range of extracurricular and co-curricular activities that enrich the Primary years' learning experience and offer children the chance to develop an early interest in sports and arts while building social skills and discovering new talents. Pupils have a variety of engaging options to pick their interests.

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Clubs & Programmes at Primary School

Alongside our enriched curriculum and extracurricular provision, San Patricio Primary students can participate in a wide range of after-school co-curricular clubs – they have over 30 different options of activities available for each term. Optional pursuits allow children to explore new interests and develop skills in different areas.
We offer a balance of traditional activities and modern disciplines to appeal to all pupils. Summer camps in Spain and abroad are also available, depending on demand.

Additionally, students are encouraged to participate in the school community through positions like Prefect Duty or Class Representative. Taking on these roles helps them develop leadership, responsibility, organisation, and communication skills.

  • Ballet & Modern Dance
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Music & Instrument Tuition
  • Gifted & Talented Workshop
  • Chess
  • Martial Arts
  • Fashion & Design
  • Robotics
  • Library Activities
  • Sports

Sports at Primary School

Sport is a key pillar at Colegio San Patricio. In our Primary Schools in Serrano and La Moraleja, children may take part in team or individual sports practice. We offer coaching in football, basketball, and volleyball as well as gymnastics, athletics, multisport and swimming.

Fixtures in major school sports are played against other local schools, and children are invited to represent their school in a variety of tournaments. This prepares them for the competition level of secondary and high school in our El Soto campus.

As a school, we emphasise the importance of team games in helping children build a sense of collaboration and belonging while honing individual skills and a healthy competition spirit.

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Swimming (La Moraleja only)
  • Multisports
  • Gymnastics & Athletics
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Arts at Primary School

Our Arts programme at Primary School provides students with the opportunity to participate in termly and annual performing arts productions at our Serrano and La Moraleja campuses. 

At this level, children can also engage in artistic extracurricular activities such as drama or dance. Primary pupils are encouraged to participate in the Primary School music programme, taking lessons in various instruments and music theory to develop their musical talents and skills. In addition, our San Patricio Arts Centre include classes in visual arts, sculpture, and more.

  • Drama
  • Music
  • Visual Arts

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Our Primary School education provides the most solid foundation for successful learning outcomes in Secondary and High School. Get in touch to discover how your child can benefit from our bilingual and personalised approach.