Founded in 1969, King’s College is the largest group of British schools in Spain, and the first to have had a full UK accreditation through the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
King’s College Soto de Viñuelas, is the flagship school of the King’s Group and educates children between the ages of 2 and 18 years (Pre-Nursery to Year 13). The school is a co-educational day and boarding school, following the English National Curriculum and students are prepared for IGCSE and GCE AS and A Levels.
The school is nestled in a residential area to the north of Madrid, approximately 25km from the city centre, near the Guadarrama mountains. Its spacious surroundings afford it a wealth of facilities and it is also well connected to the city by road and rail. The school also offer an optional comprehensive bus service connecting the school to Madrid and its outlying residential areas, and all routes are supervised by a bus monitor.
Although the school is a British school, all pupils learn Spanish and there is a Spanish section for pupils wishing to take the Spanish Baccalaureate from the age of 16. The school has over 3000 pupils in Spain representing more than 48 nationalities.
The extensive and purpose-built facilities include 7 science laboratories, 3 computer centres with multimedia stations, 2 libraries, an art studio and 2 music rooms. Recent additions include an Early Years Learning Centre, an Auditorium with capacity for 350 people, and a Music School with 5 rooms for individual tuition. Sports facilities include a 25 metre heated indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, fitness centre, 2 football pitches, floodlit multisports area, tennis courts, stables and a horse-riding school. A brand new onsite residence, called “Tenbury House”, offer the capacity for 44 boarders of Secondary age, to be able to live in comfort whilst undergoing their studies. Pupils in the residence come from a far afield as Bután, in the South of Asia, all adding a true International flavour to the school alumni.
King’s College has high academic standards and excellent examination results and students go on to some of the world’s best universities, including Oxford, Cambridge and Yale, just to mention a few. An Oxbridge preparatory group works with the most able students to prepare university applications. There is also a very experienced Careers and University Entrance Advisory Department.
King's College: Member of HMC, COBIS, NABSS and BSA.