Aracip inspection results
The Romanian curriculum, complemented by extensive English teaching is offered in the nursery (starting at 20 months), kindergarten and the Romanian line for primary and middle school, up to grade 8. The Romanian line is fully
accredited by ARACIP, with a maximum inspection score. They considered that we fully meet ALL the standards (Foarte bine - that is the highest grade) and are OUTSTANDING (which means that we are also innovative in education) in 6 areas
including curriculum and quality of education, wellbeing, professional development, data management and IT support ...
BSO Inspection Results
On the British International Line, Transylvania College offers the National Curriculum of England from Year 1 (five-year-olds) through high school (14-18-year-olds). The Reception class, enrolling children who are four by the beginning
of the school year, 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 2016 and in February 2019, receiving an excellent
inspection report. Here you can read the most recent report: March 2022. Additionally, you can access the 2013 report, the 2016 report and the 2019 report.
We are happy to share with you that we have successfully completed the third inspection that certifies our British School Overseas (BSO) accreditation. Transylvania College meets all the standards for British Schools Overseas with
several areas being seen as well above the benchmark required by the UK Department for Education (DfE).
The strengths of the school mentioned in the BSO Report include, but are not limited to:
- Articulate and confident pupils;
- The school’s high focus on the wellbeing of the whole school community;
- The ‘Leader in Me’ process which empowers pupils to take on responsibilities and make a difference;
- Student outcomes in Key Stage 5 (high school);
- The quality of support for pupils making applications to universities.
This confirms our valued status as a fully accredited British School Overseas (BSO) and a fully Accredited Member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS).
From the 2022 BSO inspection report: "Transylvania College offers a British style education which is of a high standard. It is a creative and innovative school that not only provides a high quality of education and care, but also, as a
priority, empowers, trusts and challenges students in terms of their personal development. The school’s focus on developing leaders is a real driving force within the organisation, and brings with it excellent results. The school is
producing students of all ages, who are unusually mature and truly passionate about the world."