Transylvania College is the only school outside of Bucharest with British School Overseas (BSO) Status, granted by the Department for Education in the UK. Transylvania College is also the only school in the region to offer Cambridge International Examinations for IGCSE and A-Levels exams.
The Romanian National Curriculum, complemented by extensive English teaching is offered in the nursery and kindergarten and in primary and middle school, up to grade 8. The school is fully accredited by ARACIP to offer the Romanian curriculum, receiving a maximum inspection score.
The National Curriculum of England is also offered in primary school and middle school, from Year 1 (five-year-olds) to Year 9. The Reception class, enrolling children who are four by 1st September, follows the Early Years Foundations Stage curriculum. Transylvania College earned British School Overseas status in 2013, following a rigorous inspection from the UK’s Department for Education. The school has been reinspected in April, receiving an excellent inspection report. We invite you to read the 2013 report and the 2016 report.
Following successful inspections, Transylvania College is a fully Accredited Member of COBIS and also a Global Member of Round Square. It is the only school in Europe to be shortlisted in the “British International School of the Year” award category at the TES Independent School Awards 2015.
Transylvania College is a member of Global Connections, a foundation which encourages school leaders worldwide to develop global consciousness and to promote international cooperation in their schools.
The school is under the High Patronage of Her Royal Highness, Crown Princess Margareta of Romania.
Following the recent ARACIP inspection, our school received an excellent rating, with no recommendations for improvement. When asked what message would they like to send the community of parents, the inspectors wished to congratulate them for choosing the best school for their children, because, in the inspectors’ opinion, all the students in this school are in the best possible learning environment.