Colegio Pumahue Chicureo, Santiago, Chile

ABOUT COLEGIO PUMAHUE CHICUREO, SANTIAGO, CHILE

El Colegio Pumahue Chicureo is a member of the Pumahue Schools network, which has six schools in Chile for students aged 3-18 years. Its schools are in Santiago, Curauma, Temuco and Puerto Montt. Our mission is to give children a strong grounding in academics and values in order to succeed in a global environment. Teachers, students, parents and guardians work collectively to achieve excellent academic and pastoral results.

El Colegio Pumahue Chicureo develops well-rounded students with the skills and abilities they need for a bright future. Our three-phase educational programme focuses on academic quality, intensive study of English and the development of strong values. Pumahue schools teach the Chilean national curriculum, which is split into three parts according to age: Parvularia Education (age 3-6), Básica Education (age 6-13) and High School (age 13-18). We prepare students for national assessment through the Sistema de Medición de la Calidad de la Educación (Education Quality Measurement System), in which we consistently have excellent results. Similarly, we provide students with the necessary tools to reach high levels of attainment in the Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU — national university entrance exam). In 2013, the school scored 569 points, well above the Chilean national average.

In the 2013 Prueba de Selección Universitaria (PSU — national university entrance exam), the school scored 569 points, well above the Chilean national average.

Head/Principal

Andrea Correa Albornoz

Andrea joined the Pumahue Manquecura School Network in 2001 and worked as a Pre-school Teacher and Director of Studies at Manquecura Valle Lo Campino School and Director of Studies in pre-school at Pumahue Huechuraba School before starting the Colegio Pumahue Chicureo for students from pre-school to fourth grade Elementary in 2008 and the Colegio Pumahue Chicauma in 2016.

She originally studied Preschool Education and has also trained in language development, neuroscience in education and leadership and management.

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At a Glance

Ages Taught
3-18 yrs
Curricula
Chilean Curriculum
Type of School
Day School
Main Language
Spanish

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