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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 18
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
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: Calle 170 # 15 – 68 Bogota, Colombia
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All the details about this school in their own words

We have organised the information available for this school into 10 sections and 38 questions. Click or tap on the name of each section to read more.
Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

88% local : 12% international

Native English speaking teachers

Native English and Spanish speaking teachers

Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Spanish, starting at Grade 4 French

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?

There are Teacher assistants for Early Years & Primary

Use of technology in the classroom

We offer ICT classes in all grades, and depending on the grade we approach technology.

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?

We are a non-confessional school. We embrace different cultures and religions in our community.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

We have a homework policy depending on the grades.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs


Learning support offered

We have a team for Academic support, and Socioemotional support. Also we offer after class tutoring.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

For gifted, able and talented students we have the program: Creative Minds

Student access to education psychologist


Entry evaluation for students

Yes, the admissions process has different stages depending on the grade. We perform academic exams, interviews, and individual observation depending on the grade.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We have an ongoing admissions process for international students.

Students can join after academic year begins


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)


Uniform required


Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

TES offers many clubs and activities.

Sports activities included

We offer PE as part of our curriculum, activities are design depending on the grade.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Facilities at the school

Library, Science labs, gym, STEAM workshops, art and music classrooms, sports fields.

Sports facilities at the school

Athletic track, five multiple courts (for basketball, volleyball, and tennis), a football pitch, and five futsal courts, gym.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The English School is an international school of British tradition that embraces intercultural learning, inclusion, and differentiation. Our community is committed to providing a safe environment that prioritizes the well-being and care of our students since 1961.

We are committed to fulfilling our mission statement “The English Way”, actively upholding as our core values RESPECT, TRUST, INTEGRITY and the principles of the IB learning profile. This is designed to prepare our students for the many opportunities and challenges life will bring, as well as to become agents of change for Colombia and the world.

Teaching approach of the school

We provide highest standards of teaching and learning through our school-wide IB programmes (Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme), as well as aligning with Colombian national standards and benchmarks.

We believe in the unique talents of each individual, and we work passionately and diligently to maximise the academic and personal potential of each of our students, giving them confidence in their knowledge, skills and understanding across local and global cultures and contexts.

Our work is focused through our mission, vision, guiding statements and IB philosophy, and through our commitment, professionalism and enthusiasm, we provide high-quality bilingual education, The English Way.

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