King Richard III College is renowned for its theatre productions which attract not only the school community but a wider audience from across the island. Recent shows have included Oliver, The Wiz, Bugsy Malone, Richard III and Henry V. Primary students have also staged such productions as The Jungle Book and Alice in Wonderland. At Christmas the much anticipated Nativity plays, Christmas Shows and Carol Concert mark some of the many highlights of the school's calendar.
King Richard III College has excellent on-site facilities. The school enjoys a picturesque playground with football and basketball courts. A fully-renovated and updated kitchen and dining room prepares fresh, delicious meals daily. Two fully-equipped science labs allow all three sciences to be offered. An impressive ICT suite houses the latest in technology. An art studio and photography suite inspire young artists with views over the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. Adjacent to the school is a sports ground with both outdoor and indoor facilities. The school's off site facilities also include an indoor pool, sports centre and 350 seat theatre.
King Richard III College is an English School in Spain with an international student intake. Languages taught at the college reflect the diversity of cultures and backgrounds. English and Spanish are taught from the moment students enter the school at age 2. French and German are introduced from the age of 8 and Catalan from age 6.
Welcome to the King Richard III College website. King Richard III College is a British International School situated on the island of Mallorca (Majorca) in Spain, located 10 minutes west of Palma - 20 minutes from the airport. It is a privately owned, independent fee-paying school and a member of NABSS.
We educate children from the ages of 2 to 18 years old. KR3 covers the English curriculum from the Early Years Foundation Stage, through the English Primary and Secondary school systems, culminating with A Levels (AS and A2). King Richard III College - the British School in Mallorca (Majorca) provides a bilingual education because we also offer the Spanish System of Education; the Bachillerato.
Admission is by entrance exam and interview.
KR3 is a truly international school, drawing pupils from countries all over the world, including the UK, Denmark, Indonesia, Germany, France, USA, Holland, Russia, Sweden and Spain to name but a few. This is why King Richard III College is one of the few schools in Mallorca (Majorca) that can offer a real multicultural experience, adding a new dimension of learning and understanding.
Please look through our website and discover what's new! We have detailed information on all aspects of the school and don't forget to come back to check on our Upcoming Events feature below. This will show you all the events that are scheduled from exams, to extra-curricular activities and charity fundraisers!
EXAM RESULTS: 2013
Our IGCSE results go from strength to strength with 85% A*-C grades and 50% A*-A grades, significantly out-performing UK averages in both the state and independent sectors and the CIE global averages in 12 of our 15 subjects.
The core subjects of Maths, ICT and all 3 Sciences averaged 90% A*-C while 8 out of our 15 subjects attained 100% A*-C grades this summer: English Language, Literature, Spanish, French, German, Music, Geography and Physical Education.
The International GCSE which our students study is a more academically rigorous examination compared to the normal GCSE offered by most schools in the UK. The IGCSE has been adapted by some of the top independent schools in the UK.
Our AS and A Level grades are up again for the 3rd consecutive year to 86% and all students following the Spanish System successfully convalidated Bachillerato. All of our graduates had confirmed university places in Spain, the UK, Holland and even scholarships in the USA to study courses as diverse as Chemistry, History of Art, International Business and Petroleum Engineering.
The atmosphere in King Richard III Primary School is one that reflects the happiness of its pupils and staff and their respect for each other, and is at the heart of everything we do.
The education offered at our college is designed to meet the challenges of today´s society. Our aim is to produce happy, creative pupils who try to achieve their full potential, whilst enriching the lives of others. A broad balanced and challenging curriculum is offered, and small classes are maintained. The pupils are encouraged to discover and develop many talents and skills through musical and sporting activities as well as excursions and residential trips. Emphasis is placed on firm discipline, good behaviour and respect for others.
We are a co-educational Secondary School following both the British National Curriculum and the Spanish System of education, allowing our students a broad range of opportunities to achieve success up to ‘A’ Level and Titulo de Bachiller through convalidation.
As a college with an international intake, one of our priorities is to develop trust and understanding between students from different backgrounds. Our school community is supportive and nurturing: we recognise, respect and value each individual’s skills, abilities and talents. We promote core values and personal development whilst encouraging our students to achieve their academic targets.
Children born in 2011
We are now accepting applications for children born in 2011 to begin in September, 2013 in our Reception 0 class.
Reception 0 is the first class at our school offering a complete education and a full day from 08:00 until 17:00.
The children are taught by two fully qualified teachers in Spanish and English offering a bi lingual start to their education. Very competitive prices including lunch.
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