Outstanding In All Areas" - King's College School Panama 2023 BSO inspection.

We are delighted to share that as an accredited British school we have attained the highest rating of any British curriculum school in Central America under the UK government inspection scheme -  outstanding in every category.  

As stated in the report, "King’s College School, Panamá (KCP) has made excellent progress since the last BSO inspection; it provides a very high quality of education and care. Students enjoy their learning and there are outstanding relationships.

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  • The quality of education provided is excellent. The school fully meets the standards for BSO. 

    The curriculum at KCP is excellent. It is personalised, broad and well-balanced. It is both robust and ambitious and has been created to develop the whole student. The High Performance Learning framework and the King´s Core Values underpin the curriculum and ensure that students become global citizens.

    There are many strengths at the school, including the following: 

  • There has been very effective progress made on the recommendations of the last BSO report, despite the Covid-19 pandemic and moving to a brand new building;
  •  Standards of attainment are excellent: students frequently begin their schooling with limited English language skills and make outstanding progress towards fluency; 
  • The manner in which the leadership team and staff are adapting the curriculum and the teaching to be appropriate for Panamá and Panamanian culture, and the school’s new location; 
  • Students feel safe and happy, they enjoy learning; 
  • The new school building is excellent, with a wide range of specialist facilities which are highly supportive of learning; 
  • Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of the students is outstanding - it is a key strength of the school; 
  • Welfare, health and safety at the school are excellent; 
  • Parents and students are highly supportive of the school - for example, the latest survey of student attitudes to school show high levels of satisfaction; 
  • The headteacher is strong, focussed and purposeful – he is well supported by his senior team and well regarded by the school community; 
  • The administration team provide strong and effective support to the senior team, teachers, students and parents at KCP.