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Student Life at Spark Hybrid High School

We’ve discussed curriculums, test results, and digital learning platforms. So, how about we tackle a more human approach next and introduce you to the life of students at Spark? We’re sure you’re also curious about what a day in the life of a Spark student looks like, and we’ve got it all - insights, tips and tricks, etc. Just be prepared for a dose of FOMO after reading today’s article.

Overview of Spark Student Life

At Spark, our mission goes beyond traditional education. We’re committed to nurturing not just academic excellence but our students’ overall wellbeing and future readiness.


As an international community without walls, we make sure that our students still feel like they belong. 


That can happen under multiple disguises, be that regular assemblies with the head of school, assemblies with parents to learn about the current needs and interests of students, theme-specific chat rooms, workshops, or other engaging activities. 


Spark’s mission and values

At Spark, one of our main goals is to ensure that our teenagers graduate as healthy and happy individuals, ready to fit in anywhere in the world. 


We don’t consider ourselves just another online school – instead, we believe in our mission to be a high school that values students’ interests and dreams


A school that is a safe place for learning, personal growth, and relationships that will last a lifetime. 


Unique features of Spark’s education model

Our education model is designed to be flexible and personalised, allowing students to tailor their educational journey. 


We know that every student has different learning styles and needs, and we offer educational experiences that revolve around each student


We emphasise real-world skills, critical thinking, and a global perspective, preparing students for a rapidly changing world.


Why do students choose Spark?

Among other reasons, students choose Spark for its forward-thinking approach, personalised learning paths, and commitment to their wellbeing


With Spark, students aren’t just gaining knowledge – they’re preparing for a future filled with opportunities.


Besides, graduating with a Cambridge certificate comes with some benefits of its own. 


🏫Check out our blog post about Cambridge Courses and what it means for someone to prepare for University with Cambridge-accredited courses.


A Typical Day in the Life of a Spark Student

As Tashi, one of our brilliant students, once said, there is no typical day in the life of a Spark student.


That is, after all, the beauty of Spark – since you are studying at a hybrid high school, you design your own day and can have a lot of variety.  


But if you want an example of a quite common type of day, I wake up, eat, go outside for a few minutes, and start working (schoolwork, maths, etc.). After lunch, I usually go outside (for example, for a walk in the forest), and then when I return home, I can have one or two online meetings. After that, I work a bit more, then do something more relaxing before bed.

Tashi D, Spark Student


Routine or flexibility?

At Spark, students have the flexibility to create their schedules in such a way that allows them to focus on other interests, not just academics. 


This flexibility empowers them to discover what areas really spark their interest while also allowing them to enjoy socialising and personal life in their free time. 


Academic Schedule

A day in the life of a Spark student includes engaging classes that encourage critical thinking and collaboration. 


The classes usually happen asynchronously, respecting each student’s schedule and bringing them together from time to time for peer-to-peer learning or group discussions. 


Our curriculum is designed to spark curiosity and a love for learning.


Study Breaks and Activities

Spark students enjoy well-deserved study breaks and participate in various extracurricular activities, fostering personal growth and a balanced lifestyle. 


For example, our student Luisa G. takes part in volunteering activities with her mother & family in her free time: 


Participating with us in volunteer work has been a natural part of life for our children since they were very small. 

On Sunday, our family went to visit the nursing home in Glimboca, as October 1st is the International Day of the elderly.  


We prepared songs, poems, a skit, some gifts, and spent time with them to encourage and listen to them. 

Some of them are very close to us as we go monthly to have programs and our children formed friendships with them.

Angela G., mother of Luisa G., Spark student


Luisa G. Spark Student volunteering
Luisa G. Spark Student volunteering

Time Management Strategies


Balancing Academic and Personal Life

Spark students excel at balancing their academic commitments with personal life, thanks to effective time management and a supportive community.


The flexibility offered by the Cambridge Curriculum allows for customisation and freedom in choosing when, how, and where to study. 


Creating a study routine

A structured study routine is key to success at Spark. Students develop routines tailored to their unique learning styles and goals.


Hear it from our students


How to Join Spark

If you want to become part of this vibrant community that fosters student personal growth and wellbeing, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. Our Application process is very easy:


1: Visit our Admissions Page on the Spark Website 💻


2: Schedule a Call with one of our Admissions Officers ☎️


3: Spark meeting with student & family 👪


4: Take the necessary tests, choose what you want to study, and start enjoying the Spark experience! 🧑‍🎓


Why Join Spark?

If you are a student who feels slowed down by the rigidity of schedules or simply find yourself wanting more than just academic results, Spark might be the perfect place for you. 


Don’t be afraid to join a like-minded community that puts dreams first, and start prioritising your goals today. 


Discover more inspiring stories from the Spark community by browsing our other recent blog posts:

🧳How the Cambridge curriculum can benefit traveling families

📄Gaps in education reflected by the PISA 2022 results. Online education as a solution

🫂Community involvement to combat high school bullying 


FAQ Student Life at Spark Hybrid High School

What is unique about student life at Spark?

Spark’s unique approach combines academic excellence with a focus on wellbeing and future-readiness, offering flexible, personalised education that emphasizes real-world skills and global awareness.


What does a typical day for a Spark student look like?

Students at Spark design their own day, balancing flexible academic schedules with personal interests and extracurricular activities, fostering a balanced, self-directed learning experience.


Why should students consider joining Spark?

Joining Spark Hybrid High School means engaging in a forward-thinking, personalised educational journey focused on holistic development, backed by the globally recognized Cambridge certificate, preparing students for a successful global future.