Nord Anglia Education, the world’s leading premium international schools organisation, today announced that Colegio Peruano Británico in Lima, Peru has joined its global family of schools. Colegio Peruano Británico is Nord Anglia’s 76th school worldwide and marks its first school in Peru.
Founded in 1963, Colegio Peruano Británico is one of Peru’s leading bilingual private schools with a reputation for strong academic performance and a vibrant learning environment. The school is situated in the residential and financial hub of Monterrico, Santiago de Surco in Lima, which is popular with diplomatic and international business communities.
The school has over 1,000 students from pre-school to grade 12 and teaches in both English and Spanish, with French offered as a second language. The school teaches Peru’s national curriculum and the International Baccalaureate programme and takes a personalised approach to education designed to build resilience and confidence, preparing students for life at leading universities and in the careers of their choice.
Nord Anglia’s newest school is also well-equipped with outstanding facilities, including state-of-the-art technology, an Arts Technology Pavilion, a multipurpose auditorium, indoor and outdoor play areas, an indoor gym, and a football and hockey pitch.
Andrew Fitzmaurice, Chief Executive Officer of Nord Anglia Education, said: “We are delighted to welcome our new students, their parents, and colleagues from Colegio Peruano Británico to our global family. We have many shared values, including a commitment to outstanding teaching and learning, helping our students to achieve more than they ever thought possible. Colegio Peruano Británico has a well-deserved reputation for excellence and we are looking forward to continuing to build on its many successes.”
Jorge Power Manchego-Muñoz, Promoter, Cultural Educacional Windsor del Perú, said: “This is a significant milestone in our school’s history and we are thrilled to be joining the Nord Anglia family. Our students, their families and teachers will now benefit from being part of an outstanding global network and enjoy access to exciting learning opportunities that only Nord Anglia can offer.”
As part of the NAE family, all Colegio Peruano Británico students are now able to connect and collaborate globally through Global Campus, Nord Anglia’s technology-enabled learning platform, to bring their learning to life beyond the classroom. Students will also benefit from NAE’s partnerships with world renowned institutions, including MIT, Juilliard, and UNICEF.
The more than 100 teachers at Colegio Peruano Británico will also have access to NAE’s world-renowned professional development programme through Nord Anglia University, summer courses, and the opportunity to join an Executive Master's in International Education with King’s College London.