Colegio Gran Bretana

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Colegio Gran Bretana

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Colegio Gran Bretana
170 student, 3-18 yrs.
National, UK curricula

Carrera 51 # 215-20, Bogotá, Colombia
Tel: (+57) 1 676 0391/1847
Fax: (+57) 1 676 1847

Colegio Gran Bretaña was founded in September 1997 with the aim of offering students a high quality education in a challenging international environment for learning. Colegio Gran Bretaña is a co-educational international school delivering a high-quality educational programme where the medium of instruction is English as a first language. The central pillar of the curriculum for early childhood, primary and secondary education is the English National Curriculum, with adaptations to meet the requirements of the Colombian National curriculum. The school also offers selected courses to help students meet the requirements for the US High school Diploma. The school embraces the tenets ofthe International Baccalaureate Organisation, promoting intellectual rigor as well as the ideas of international understanding and responsible citizenship. The school is committed to the development of the whole individual. The tranquil and friendly atmosphere provides the ideal setting to help all students achieve their maximum potential in their academic studies, while promoting their social, cultural, emotional, aesthetic and physical development. It provides a safe, caring and multicultural environment, stimulating students to grow into life-long learners, and confident, compassionate and capable individuals. Of approximately 170 students, 43% Colombian, 25% are North American, and 8% British, the remaining 24% being made up of 17 different nationalities. There are 21 full-time teachers, of whom seven are British. The other expatriate staff are from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and the United States. Four Colombian staff teach Spanish and the Colombian Social Studies programme in each class. There is also an educational psychologist and a special needs programme. Facilities include sports areas, carpeted classrooms, a theatre, a gymnasium and equipment for artistic, cultural, musical and ecological activities. There are specialist rooms for technology, science, photography, music and art. The computer lab and computers in each classroom are fully networked, with Internet access. Sports include gymnastics, volleyball, basketball and football. All students are expected to participate in the extra-curricular programme, which offers a variety of onsite and offsite activities such as tennis, swimming and horseback riding.



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