Level A

From Transition to Third Grade

The formation process has three phases that correspond to the maturation stage of the person and in the . We have segmented it into three levels with specific priorities that address this gradual development.
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Transition to Third Year Courses

In Level A, which corresponds to grades Transition to Third, the student is getting to know him/herself and the world around him/her. Therefore, emphasis is placed on the following aspects:

  • Consolidation of the core of virtues related to piety, self-control and order.
  • Artistic, musical, motor, literacy, mathematics and bilingualism development.
  • Playful learning.
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Bilingualism

Emphasis on oral skills (listening and speaking) at Level A with an hourly intensity of 80 % in Transition; 63 % in First; 63 % in Second and 73 % in Third, as well as a permanent exposure to the English language outside the classroom.

  • Development of the reading and writing process in English (writing and reading) at Level B, with an hourly intensity of 50 % in the fourth grade; 50 % in the fifth grade; 50 % in the pre-baccalaureate and 49 % in the sixth grade.
  • Improvement of the four communication skills (writing, reading, listening and speaking) from 7th to 11th grade with an hourly intensity of 32 % on average according to the choices made by the students.
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Featured articles from our educational blog

Sep 19 - 2023

Music afternoon at Lunes de Papás at the Los Cerros Gymnasium.

In our last meeting of Lunes de Papás at the Los Cerros Gymnasium, we shared an afternoon of music that was a different and enriching experience. Our guests were Eduardo Hernandez and Jorge Molano, who told us about their experience creating the musical band The Bangers and how they managed to articulate it with their family life. The [...]
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Sep 19 - 2023

We signed a cooperation agreement between Gimnasio de Los Cerros and El Taller de Gepetto kindergarten.

We seek to create cooperative ties with kindergartens in Bogota. We thank the director for accompanying us in our educational project. In the photo: Eduardo Manrique Andrade, rector of Los Cerros; Naty de Luque López, director of the kindergarten; Iván Martínez, vice rector of family of Los Cerros and Mónica Gutiérrez, director of admissions of Los Cerros.
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Sep 19 - 2023

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) GRADES IN THE LOS CERROS GYMNASIUM

Our graduating class of 2023 received the Diploma awarded by the International Baccalaureate (IB) based in Geneva, Switzerland, in a special ceremony that we celebrated last September 8 at our school. The IB Diploma program gives our students the skills to excel in the university and working world, and we congratulate [...]
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Agreement between the Los Cerros Gymnasium and the Kid's Town kindergarten.

We signed a cooperation agreement between Gimnasio de Los Cerros and Kid's Town kindergarten. We seek to create cooperation ties with kindergartens in Bogota. We thank the director for accompanying us in our educational project. In the photo: Mónica Gutiérrez, Los Cerros Admissions Director, Iván Martínez, Los Cerros Vice Rector of Family, Eliana Osorio, [...]
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Visit of Rioclaro School to Los Cerros Gymnasium

During the last week of August we had the visit of the board of directors of Colegio Rioclaro Barquisimeto in Barquisimeto, Venezuela. It was a pleasant space for interaction where both students and teachers of Gimnasio de Los Cerros were able to participate in discussions and lectures given by our guests. This was a propitious occasion to exchange [...]
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Sep 19 - 2023

Agreement between Gimnasio de Los Cerros Gymnasium and Mundo Montessori Kindergarten.

We signed a cooperation agreement between Gimnasio de Los Cerros and Jardín Mundo Montessori. We seek to create cooperation ties with kindergartens in Bogota. We thank the director for accompanying us in our educational project. In the photo: Mónica Gutiérrez, Los Cerros Admissions Director, Iván Martínez, Los Cerros Vice Rector of Family, Sylvia Vásquez, [...]
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Sep 19 - 2023

This is how we celebrated our 59th anniversary with the entire Los Cerros Gymnasium community.

For 59 years, Gimnasio de Los Cerros has been teaming up with parents in the mission of educating free, responsible, happy children committed to serving others. We thank all those who have been part of this exciting work, from our founders to the current generations of teachers, families, and parents.
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Sep 08 - 2023

Our graduates tell us about their international experiences at Gimnasio de Los Cerros.

As citizens of the world and prepared here at Gimnasio de Los Cerros, Felipe and Erick, class of 2015, tell us about their experience abroad and how the school helped them guide their academic and professional lives. Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxXAL8GV-O4
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Sep 08 - 2023

Boosting Innovation: Donation of Asopadres and New Lab Kits - Los Cerros Gymnasium

We celebrate the generous donation of Asopadres, who have provided the school with an arduino kit to promote STEM education. This contribution highlights their commitment to the technological development of our students. In addition, we are excited to present our lab kits in the classroom, bringing the scientific experience to our youngest students. These hands-on resources will cultivate [...]
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Aug 30 - 2023

Participation in the Diploma Course on Family Development and Sustainability

Last August 12, a group of new families began the experience of participating in the Diploma in Family Development and Sustainability, offered by the Family Institute of the University of La Sabana. We applaud their commitment and we are sure that this experience will enrich not only their lives, but also their [...]
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Aug 30 - 2023

Welcome to Universidad de La Sabana interns at the Los Cerros Gymnasium

In alliance with Universidad de La Sabana we welcome María José Ortiz, María José Domínguez and Sofía Rodríguez, who will support our educational project in Level A developing their professional practice.
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Aug 30 - 2023

Sebastián Duque: A Pride of Gimnasio de Los Cerros in Professional Soccer

Proudly, we share the achievements of Sebastián Duque, alumnus of our school Gimanso de Los Cerros (class of 2011-2012) and current outstanding goalkeeper in the Real Cartagena team. In his recent interview with Acolfutpro, Sebastián shares his experience and vision in the world of professional soccer. His trajectory is a testimony of the commitment and values that he [...]
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Aug 30 - 2023

Solemn Mass in Colombia of Father Pedro Medina de Arteaga at the Los Cerros Gymnasium

This Sunday, August 13, we lived in the school a moment of deep joy and special gratitude to God, having in the oratory of Cerros the First Solemn Mass in Colombia of Father Pedro Medina de Arteaga, graduate of the class of 2009, who received priestly ordination in May 2022 in Rome (Italy). [...]
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Aug 30 - 2023

Integration of Transition families at the Los Cerros Gymnasium.

In this year full of discoveries, we give a warm welcome to these families that enrich our community with their united spirit. At Los Cerros Gymnasium, the union is strengthened from the first step, therefore, the Transition families participated in a special integration, creating bonds that will be the basis for a journey [...]
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Aug 30 - 2023

Welcome to our new teachers at Los Cerros Gymnasium

We welcome three new teachers to join our team: David, English teacher; Miguel Ángel, Spanish teacher; and Carlos, volleyball teacher. Together, we continue to enrich the educational environment at Los Cerros Gymnasium.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Why personalized education?

At Los Cerros each student receives a unique and personalized treatment from our teachers and thanks to the teaching based on the person and basic competencies. In addition, each student has, from the moment he/she joins the school, a mentor who accompanies him/her and helps him/her throughout his/her school career.

Why differentiated education?

At Los Cerros we are committed to differentiated education as a way to make the personalization of education a reality, attending to our students according to their needs and characteristics. In this way, we promote an educational model that caters to the differences of each person in order to achieve a higher academic performance, a more complete and balanced personal development, and a real equality of opportunities.

It is one more educational option that enriches the freedom of education and the plurality of options available to families when choosing the type of education they prefer for their children. It has been adopted by countries such as Germany, the United States and Australia with the aim of improving academic and training results.

From what age can a child come to Los Cerros?

A child can attend Los Cerros as a student as young as 5 years old. We have a building exclusively for the youngest children, with a special arrangement with specific breaks and meal times for them.

The Level A stage covers the period from age 5 to age 8, when they enter Level B and continue through the entire school stage up to the eleventh year of Baccalaureate (18 years of age).

If I live far away, is there a route or bus option? What locations are covered by the routes? On the route do you travel safely and with responsible people?

Los Cerros has a comfortable and safe transportation service for our students residing in Bogotá and the Sabana municipalities (Chía and Cajicá).


The school provides a transportation service by the hand of a qualified and experienced human talent, as well as with a renewed and innovative fleet of vehicles, offering students a safe and quality transportation.

Is there self-catering or is it catered food?

Los Cerros has its own school restaurant service that offers a daily menu that meets the standards of nutritional balance and governed by the rules of food handling, with ingredients that go through a rigorous process that ensures a completely healthy food, in addition to having a competent and constantly trained staff to process food and always ready to serve our students.

In addition, our menu caters to special diets that include dietary restrictions.

Do you have any questions?
Please contact us if you have any questions. We will be happy to assist you as soon as possible.
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