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Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and Spanish
Native English and Spanish teachers
Extra languages (other than English and Spanish)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Avenue 52 No. 214 – 55 Bogotá, Colombia
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

There are six

Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students


Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

We offer a reinforcement program for those students who require it

Additional language classes offered by the school


Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Use of technology in the classroom

As a fundamental axis, we promote computational thinking and coding focused on project-based learning with the development of STEAM and STEM projects.
Buckingham School organizes an annual tournament called ROBOBUCK, which brings together the best schools in the city with an interest in developing computational thinking skills, specifically around ​​robotics and programming. The objective is to share experiences about the development of technological and computer school-based-projects, and to promote a healthy competition. The tournament has the following categories: Robotics: Speed Line Follower, Football, and SUMO. Programming: Scratch, Phyton, App Inventor.
Besides, Buckingham School offers a one-on-one technology resource allocation program where all students from first to eleventh grade have a device such as an Ipad (1st-3rd) or a Laptop (4th-11th), in which they develop their class work and research.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)


Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Buckingham Bilingual School is an internationally focused educational institution that promotes principles and values inspired by Christianity. In consideration of Catholic families, the school offers pastoral support, guided by the chaplain, for the celebration of Mass during important school events, as well as sacramental preparation for First Communions and Confirmations.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Regarding religious education in primary and middle school (grades 6 to 8), the school emphasizes a historical and cultural perspective, as well as ethical and moral teachings, taking into account the guidelines of the World Religions subject in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma
Cambridge English Qualifications (FCE, PET)
Alliance Française (DELF)

Results in these examinations

IB Diploma
84% of the students have achieved the diploma in the past 9 years with an average score of 29.

Cambridge English Qualifications
26% C1
61% B2
Alliance Française
94% A2

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

The students require a maximum of one hour per day to complete their homework.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of the 11th-grade students were admitted to their preferred universities

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Buckingham School seeks to support the process of inclusion and differentiation for all students who require it, and therefore has implemented a policy of inclusion and diversity in learning

Learning support offered

Once an applicant or student with variability is identified, the teaching team, led by the head of section along with the program coordinator and the School Health and Counseling Department, will address the case individually and review the inclusive options available at the school.

Based on the assessment and diagnostic profile, the process to be followed will be defined in accordance with the student's strengths and needs. The student will enter the inclusion, accommodation, and/or differentiation process in the classroom through an Individualized Plan for Reasonable Adjustments (IPRA) or a Temporary Learning Plan (TLP), specific to each program.

Student access to education psychologist

There is a psychology team available to support the prevention and reinforcement of skills in students who require it.

Entry evaluation for students

Primary and high school applicants undergo admission exams and interviews with the psychology department.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

A diagnostic evaluation is conducted in the subjects of mathematics, English, and Spanish with the purpose of identifying whether the student's competencies are aligned with the grade they are aspiring to.

Waiting list


Deadline for registration (new academic year)


Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, each case is individually reviewed by the admissions committee to assess its viability.

School start time


School finish time


Supervised care before/after school


School bus service available


School provided lunches


Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes, every day, our restaurant offers a traditional menu and a vegetarian menu, catering to the preferences of our community.

Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Artistic activities: Big Band, modeling dough, photography, and ceramics.
Sports activities: Football, volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, table tennis, horseback riding, and cheerleading.
Technology activities: Minecraft education, Challenge island steam and Pixie minds

Sports activities included

Football, volleyball, basketball, and dance.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, theather. science labs.

Sports facilities at the school

Tennis, basketball, volleyball and soccer courts

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Buckingham School is an institution which offers an education characterized by warmth, quality, excellence, innovation and transcendence, teaching about life and for life. It attempts to guide its community to construct and to live with satisfaction. It emphasizes a globalized vision with social responsibility, enjoyment of the learning process, training, professionalism of the staff, satisfaction of its clients, and its performance in the educational market.

Teaching approach of the school

Buckingham's main challenge is to motivate students to be proactive and transformative leaders that recognize their social and environmental responsibility as committed global citizens.

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