King’s College Soto

February 16, 2024 | Madrid, Schools Madrid

King’s College Soto

Founded in 1969, King’s College Soto, The British School of Madrid has excellent facilities designed for students of all ages, from 16 weeks to 18 years old.

The school’s modern facilities include 14 science laboratories, an auditorium for 350 people, a music school, a 3,000 m2 sports hall, an artificial grass soccer field, a 25 m heated swimming pool, judo and ballet rooms and even stables and a riding school.

King’s College bases its British educational model on academic rigour and teaching methods that promote the comprehensive development of students, both from a personal and academic point of view.

The students of King’s College Soto de Viñuelas achieve a high academic standard and have an extraordinary command of the English language, benefitting from a stimulating international environment with students of more than 64 nationalities.


The school follows the English National Curriculum. Senior school students study up to nine subjects in preparation for the award on the International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSEs). 

In their final two years, Sixth Form pupils can choose to follow the GCE A Level (General Certificate of Education Advanced Level) system or the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme. 

Throughout the educational cycle, Spanish language and culture classes are taught to guarantee validation with the Spanish educational model. King’s College is one of the few schools in Spain that offers both the A Level system and the International Baccalaureate in English, taught by native English-speaking teachers (with the exception of specialist language teachers).

Academic excellence is at the heart of King’s College’s educational philosophy. At King’s College education is highly personalised, focused on the integral development of the person. This leads to excellent academic results, with students gaining places at elite universities including Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Princeton, Columbia, IE and the University of Navarra, to name a few.

The school has an exclusive educational tool based on Artificial Intelligence, Inspired AI. With Inspired AI, students have access to an extensive library of educational resources, interactive lessons, and hands-on exercises. The AI tool can track their progress, identify areas where they may be struggling, and suggest additional resources to help them improve. This personalised approach to learning ensures that every King’s student receives the support they need to succeed.


King’s College Soto is located in a beautiful natural area of 12 hectares between the city of Madrid and the Guadarrama mountains, in Tres Cantos in the Soto de Viñuelas neighbourhood.

Fees and Admissions

Tuition fees start at €2,600 per term (with 3 terms per year) for nursery students and increase to €6,385 per term for IB Diploma Programme students. Visit the King’s College Soto website for a more detailed overview of fees for different age groups including lunch fees and other costs.

Parents can find more detailed information about the admissions process on the school website. Families in Madrid or further afield can also join a virtual open day to discover more about Kings College Soto.

Other King’s College schools located in Madrid include Kings College Chamartín (King’s Infant School) and King’s College School La Moraleja.

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