Queen's Award for Enterprise
In April 2016, Kings Education (under its holding company of Prime Education and Training Ltd) was honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise within the category of International Trade. This is the UK’s most prestigious business award and conferred to organisations with an outstanding track record of success.
1000 Companies to Inspire Britain Award
Prime Education and Training (parent company of Kings Education) has been named three times in succession (2015, 2016 and 2017) as one of the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain by the London Stock Exchange Group.
UK Government registration
All our UK colleges are registered as independent schools with the UK Government Department for Education.
Kings Bournemouth registration number: 837/6009
Kings Brighton registration number: 846/6024
Kings London registration number: 305/6009
Kings Oxford registration number: 931/6010
Kings Bournemouth, Kings Brighton, Kings London and Kings Oxford are registered as independent schools with the UK Government Department for Education, and are subject to regular inspection by Ofsted.
We are proud to publish our very positive Ofsted inspection reports.
To read them in full go to the Ofsted reports page.
Tier 4 sponsor
All our UK colleges have been rated as Tier 4 sponsors in the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) list of approved sponsors.
For comprehensive information about student visas and how to apply for visas to study in the UK, visit the UKVI website.
The Kings Advanced Level Foundation is inspected by Pearson and assured as preparation for Higher Education study in the UK.
Pearson is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications, and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.
Pearson assures the quality of the processes underpinning the design, delivery, quality assurance and/or assessment of the organisation’s own education or training programmes. Pearson do not assure specific qualifications or programmes offered by Kings.
Kings Boston and Kings Los Angeles (Kings Colleges USA LLC) are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education and Training.
Kings New Jersey is located on the campus of Rider University. It is promoted under the accreditation of our host institution, Rider University.
Kings New York is located on the campus of Concordia College. It is promoted under the accreditation of our host institution, Concordia College. Programs are delivered by Kings under the guidance and governance of Concordia College.
Kings New York State is located on the campus of Canisius. It is promoted under the accreditation of our host institution, Canisius.
British Council accreditation
Kings Bournemouth, Kings Brighton, Kings London and Kings Oxford are inspected and accredited by the British Council. Accreditation UK, run by the British Council and English UK, is the quality assurance scheme for the UK ELT sector.
Kings Brighton report (June 2018)
Kings London report (March 2018)
Kings Oxford report (June 2016)
Kings Bournemouth report (October 2018)
For more information, see the British Council website.
Kings is also a member of EnglishUK, an independent organisation which works with the British Council to operate the English in Britain Accreditation Scheme. This provides students with a guarantee of high quality.
For more information see the English UK website.
Kings Bournemouth, Kings London and Kings Oxford are UCAS registered centres.
ESL School Group of the Year 2017
ESL are one of the largest and most respected agencies for language courses in Europe.
Every year they nominate the best schools they work with. All awards are based on the feedback ESL get from their students and staff.
We were delighted to receive the most prestigious of the awards: School Group of the Year 2017. It is an important achievement as it based on the rating of all our schools. It makes us very proud.