Global schools group Inspired Education has acquires Kensington School in Madrid.

Founded in 1968, Kensington School was one of the first centres of British education to open in Spain. The school provides a multilingual education to pupils aged three to 18 years old who learn English, Spanish and French and take internationally-recognised exams.

Set in the residential suburb of Pozuelo to the north of Madrid city, the school campus comprises six buildings equipped with a range of facilities including recreational sports provisions, computer rooms, science labs, music classrooms, a well-stocked library, and dining rooms.

Nadim Nsouli, founder, chairman and chief executive of Inspired, said: “We are excited to welcome Kensington School into the Inspired family. We are looking forward to working with the Kensington senior leadership team and staff to continue to serve the communities of current, past and future students and parents. We believe that Inspired’s vision and values fully complement those that have underpinned the growth and development of Kensington.”

In a statement the founding family of the school said: “After 52 years of Kensington School’s foundation, and fulfilling our ambition of academic excellence, we are now pleased to join the international educational group Inspired, which will allow Kensington School to provide a broad network of support to continue to improve the quality assurance that we have always aimed to provide for our students.”

Inspired owns more than 70 schools across Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America.

Date published: 26 January 2021

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