International School in Palmela | St. Peter's International School

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Welcome to St Peter’s International School.

Welcome to St Peter’s International School. Here, we pride ourselves in bringing out the best in every child in a supportive and stimulating environment, which offers academic excellence at all levels. We encourage our pupils to understand their role as Global Citizens, while equipping them with the skills to prepare them for an internationally minded future.

The International Baccalaureate Diploma at St Peter’s International School

Students at International Baccalaureate® (IB) World Schools are given a unique education.

They will:

be encouraged to think independently and drive their own learning

take part in programmes of education that can lead them to some of the highest ranking universities around the world

become more culturally aware, through the development of a second language

be able to engage with people in an increasingly globalized, rapidly changing world.

IB Staff
Carla Davies
(English A)
Carla Davies has an MA in English Literature and a Post Graduation in Education from Cardiff University. She taught and coordinated the Diploma in IB schools in the United Kingdom for 14 years, before moving to Portugal.
Francisco Vilaça Lopes
DP Economics and Mathematical Studies
Francisco graduated in Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, in Lisbon. He also has a MBA from Universidade Nova, em Lisboa. Francisco has 23 years’ experience of teaching in Universities (IST, ISEL and ISEG) and in IB Diploma Programme schools.
Helen Gonçalves
(History and Tok)
After studying History at Southhampton University Helen Gonçalves became a Textile Conservator, working in museums and galleries in the UK for 7 years, before retraining to teach History. She taught History in London for the national system for 3 years.
Joana Lami
Joana Lami Roque has a degree in Sociology of Education as well as a degree in Portuguese and Classical Languages. She has also completed a Masters in Portuguese and Spanish Teaching by the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
Luye Ge
(IB Mandarim A)
Luye Ge, born in People’s Republic of China, has a degree in Chinese Language and Literature by the University of Wenzhou, China. She has been teaching Chinese for over six years in Portugal and has taught in the Chinese School in Lisbon, as well as in the Language school in Tomar.
Marco Garcia
(Computer Science)
Marco has a degree in IT Management and has been an IT teacher since 1999. He has experience of teaching and coordinating different courses in IT Programing and Management. He is currently teaching IT and Programing in the national curriculum as well as Computer Science.
Miguel Coelho
Miguel Coelho has an MA in Marine Biology and a Post-Graduation in biochemistry and DNA engineering. He taught IB Biology and IB ESS in Colégio Planalto for 16 years. During the summer of 2010, Miguel taught Biology in IB Oxford Study Courses.
Miguel Cruz
Miguel Cruz has a degree in Physical Education and Sports from Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias. He has been teaching Physical Education in 3º ciclo Ensino Básico anda t secondary level for the last seven years at St. Peter’s International School.
Nelson Agostinho
(Mathematics SL and Mathematics HL)
Nelson Agostinho, born in Covilhã - Portugal, has a degree in Education (Mathematics) from Universidade da Beira Interior, and Post-Graduation in Neurosciences for the Education from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.