Colegio Gran Bretaña is a highly prestigious, private, co-educational, international day school (Nursery – Year 13) serving a predominately expatriate student population representing some 35 nationalities. CGB currently has over 559 students on its roll. The school follows the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) up to Y6, the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) in Years 7 to 9, the International General Certificate of Secondary Education in Years 10 and 11 and, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme in Years 12 and 13.


CGB is committed to holistic, personalised and inclusive education. A challenging curriculum is offered through small class sizes in which the medium of instruction is English as a first language. Diversity is embraced and celebrated in a caring and safe environment that fosters both excellence and equity.


CGB is internationally accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the Round Square Association of Schools.

ISCE (Indice Sintético de Calidad Educativa) : 8.6

Ranking Col-Sapiens 2016: AAA+


University Placement

99% of CGB Graduates have gone on to attend a 4-year university course both in Colombia and abroad.

Examples of University Acceptance 2010-16

Academy of Fine Arts, ViennaAustria
Arts Institute of BournemouthUK
College of William and MaryUSA
Embry Riddle UniversityUSA
Javeriana UniversityColombia
Kingston UniversityUK
Les RochesSwitzerland and Spain
Northeastern UniversityUSA
Oxford UniversityUK
Pratt InstituteUSA
Purdue UniversityUSA
Tecnológico de MonterreyMexico
TUFTS UniversityUSA
Universidad Católica de ChileChile
Universidad La SabanaColombia
Universidad Los AndesColombia
Universidad NacionalColombia
University of Notre DameUSA
University of TorontoCanada
University of VictoriaCanada
University of WaterlooCanada
Vanderbilt UniversityUSA


IB Results from 2009-16
2010 Graduating Class: 1191% obtained the IB Diploma
2011 Graduating Class: 1944% obtained the IB Diploma
2012 Graduating Class: 1173% obtained the IB Diploma
2013 Graduating Class: 3385% obtained the IB Diploma
2014 Graduating Class: 3061% obtained the IB Diploma
2015 Graduating Class: 2767% obtained the IB Diploma
2016 Graduating Class: 2483% obtained the IB Diploma
Year of Foundation:1997
Age Range:3-18
Number of Students:559
Teacher-Student Ratio: 1:6
Accreditations:NEASC & CIS
Section Year Groups  (Class) Curriculum
Primary Nursery and Reception VESS

Early Years Foundation Stage Profile

Year 1 – Year 2 IPC

International Primary Curriculum

Year 3 – Year 6
Secondary Year 7 – Year 9 IMYC

International Middle Years Curriculum

Year 10 – Year 11 IGCSE

International General Certificate of Secondary Education

Year 12 – Year 13 IBDP

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Languages of Instruction:English
Foreign Languages:Spanish, French
Examinations:IGCSE, IB
University Counseling:Yes
Learning Support:Yes
Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Options:22
Performing Arts Options:18
Student Exchanges:RoundSquare, LAHC (Leadership Exchange), CAS
School Trips:Beyond the Summit Camps, once a year
Summer Programmes:Yes