Welcome to Dunalastair Peñalolén

Opened in August 2010 as the only school with a bilingual education basis in the area, Dunalastair Peñalolén offers families a quiet environment in the city surrounded by green spaces and a beautiful view of The Andes.


Infant School

Playgroup, Prekinder and Kindergarten

Perfil del alumno

Junior School

From Year 1 to Year 6


Senior School

From Year 7 grade to Year 12

Our Academic Leadership Team

The Dunalastair Peñalolén Academic Leadership Team are a group of qualified, certified professionals who identify with the values and spirit of the school.

The school has a strong, united, innovative team of teachers committed to guiding students on their educational journey.

Headmistress Dunalastair Peñalolén

Claudia Baquedano

Degree in Education and Early Childhood Pontificia Universidad Católica | Classroom Observation and Teacher Feedback Mide UC | Specialist Teacher in Learning Difficulties Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile | Extensive experience in education and a lengthy career at Dunalastair.

Head Senior School

Francisco Fernández

Professor of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation, Universidad Mayor de Chile.Extensive experience in important schools in Santiago, universities and sports clubs. Lengthy career in Dunalastair.

Head Junior School

Claudia Celis

Early Childhood Educator Universidad de Chile, Postgraduate in Educational Management Universidad Central, Postgraduate in Educational Psychology Miami Dade Community College. Lengthy career in Dunalastair.

Leticia Irusta

Head Infant School

Leticia Irusta

Early Childhood Educator and Bachelor in Education Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Psychopedagogist and Postgraduate in Psicopedagogy and Language Difficulties Universidad Central, Master in Education with a specialization in Learning English as a Second Language Universidad Central. Extensive experience in the world of education.

Safeguarding Lead

Gabriela Gacitúa

Master’s Degree in Education, Queensland University of Technology | Bachelor’s Degree in History Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile | Master’s Degree in History Universidad de Santiago de Chile | Extensive experience in education.

Safeguarding Lead Infant

Macarena Camacho

Psychologist Universidad de Valparaíso | Graduate Diploma in Forensic Psychological Assessment in Sexual Abuse Universidad de Chile | Extensive experience in psychology with children and in the school environment. 

Our Facilities

  • Spacious and flexible classrooms
  • Gym
  • Sports Fields
  • Science Labs
  • Computer Labs
  • Fab Lab
  • Art rooms
  • Music rooms
  • Library
  • Auditorium