Santiago College is a bilingual school. Spanish is present as the language of the institution’s country of origin and is complemented by the teaching of English, which is often referred to as the global language, thus allowing students to become global citizens. Since language is fundamental to learning, thinking and communicating, mastering two languages enriches personal development by allowing students to access different cultures and perspectives, fostering an international mindset.
In Middle School (6th to 9th grade), the English course follows the MYP Language and Literature program of the International Baccalaureate and incorporates the objectives of the Chilean curriculum of the Ministry of Education. In High School (grades 10-12), all students must take one of the following DP English courses: English A Literature or English A Language and Literature (native-level courses), or English B HL (the IB DP higher level language acquisition course), after which, in their final year, they obtain the IB certificate in one of these subjects.
Students develop skills such as:
Head of English: Sally Thompson