The school is committed to providing an international education of the highest standard, following the English National Curriculum and Cambridge International Examinations syllabuses. CLIC has full equivalence with the Portuguese education system.

As an international school, quality teaching and learning is ensured through a challenging, varied and differentiated curriculum which encourages students to think and apply knowledge. A sense of personal achievement, combined with concern for others, is fostered through CLIC's fine academic, sporting and artistic tradition.

CLIC students wear a school uniform which fosters a sense of school identity, equality and discipline.

CLIC provides an excellent education to young people in the central region between the ages of 3 and 18 years of age.