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CityBogotá
CurriculumIB
Languages of instructionEnglish and Spanish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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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 10 students / class
Maximum 20 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2022/2023.

Address: Calle 221 # 115- 51, Vereda Recodo de Guaymaral Bogota D.C 111176, Colombia
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Number of students

150

Number of nationalities represented in the school

12

Most common nationality

Besides Colombia, United States of America

Ratio of local students to international students

1:4

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

We have native teachers

Language support for students not fluent in English and Spanish

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

English and Spanish

Max. number of students per class

20

Average number of students per class

10

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

No

Use of technology in the classroom

IPads, laptops, Mac desktop computers.

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)

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No.

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

We are not a religious school and accept students and families from all religions.

External examinations or assessments available

ICFES (colombian national exams), NWEA MapTest for academic growth and IB Diploma examinations.

Results in these examinations

80.57/100 (ICFES)

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Approximately, 30 minutes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes.

Learning support offered

Small groups, one on one attention from a psychologist and neuropsychologist when needed, adaptation of contents according to the specific necessity of the students.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes. Not for preschool.

Brief description of entry evaluation required

We use MAPTEST as an admission exam for primary. It includes language, reading and math. For high school we provide screening exams on different subjects, depending on the grade they are applying.

Waiting list

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We accept students all year long.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

School start time

7:00

School finish time

2:30

Supervised care before/after school

No

School bus service available

Yes.

School provided lunches

Yes.

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

Yes.

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Football, basketball, volleyball, cheers

Sports activities included

Football, basketball, volleyball.
For primary and preschool we offer dance class and co-curricular activities which include taekwondo, swimming, horseback riding, cheers, bowling.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes.

Facilities at the school

Library, Science labs, Media Center, Radio Station, 2 auditoriums.

Sports facilities at the school

Football, basketball, volleyball, athletics

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Knightsbridge Schools International Bogota is an IB World School, for students aged 4-18 years. The School is located in the north of Bogota on a 3.5 hectare campus, equipped with state of the art facilities. KSI has a commitment to student excellence, and we connect our students with experiences, perspectives, and people from all over the world. This allows us to provide a truly international curriculum and experience. Our students also benefit tremendously from our role as part of this network through deeper collaboration opportunities and greater access to resources. If you are looking for a school where your child can thrive and achieve both academic and personal growth.
KSI is characterised for being a school with few students, that way we can focus on everyone of them and help them grow. Also, it has been an advantage for the online programme; the students have contact with the teachers and haven't had the necessity to divide the groups to have the online classes.

Teaching approach of the school

We offer 90% of our classes in English, complying with the IB curriculum (PYP, DP) and the Colombian Ministry of Education requirements
The Primary Years Programme (PYP) focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside. It is a framework guided by six interdisciplinary themes of global significance. Students deepen their learning by developing their conceptual understandings, strengthening their knowledge and skills across and beyond subject areas.
For our students for Y7- Y 11 we provide a framework of learning which encourages students to establish practical connections between their studies and the real world. The framework encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers.

We offer the Diploma Programme (DP) (Year 12 -13) which is aimed at preparing students for success at university and life beyond and has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities. The curriculum is made up of six subject groups and the DP core, comprising theory of knowledge (TOK), creativity, activity, service (CAS) and the extended essay. The programme aims to develop students who have excellent breadth and depth of knowledge – students who flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically. Students reflect on the nature of knowledge, complete independent research and undertake a project that often involves community service.
Our curriculum also includes active methodologies, which include a project based learning and online resources and classes. These allows students to have more tools available for their academic development.

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