Cognita Schools

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Cognita is a worldwide group of 67 schools in Europe, Latin America and South-East Asia. We employ some 4,800 teaching and support staff in the care and education of more than 30,000 pupils. We value and respect the individuality of our schools, each one retaining its own unique ethos, with curricula and programmes tailored to the needs of the parents and children it serves. Wherever you visit a Cognita school, be that in Brazil, Chile, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Vietnam or the United Kingdom, you will find empowered school leaders, committed teachers and pupils who are enthusiastic learners.
TypePrivate
Founded2004
HQMilton Keynes, GB
Websitecognita.com

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)614
Revenue (FY, 2018)£138.9 M(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingFMore

Key People/Management at Cognita Schools

Chris Jansen

Chris Jansen

Group Chief Executive Officer
Margaret Kubicek

Margaret Kubicek

Director of Communications
Michael Uzielli

Michael Uzielli

Group Chief Financial Officer
Simon Camby

Simon Camby

Group Education Director
Jayne Pinchbeck

Jayne Pinchbeck

Group Legal Director
Luiza Sassi

Luiza Sassi

Director of Education, Brazil
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Cognita Schools Office Locations

Cognita Schools has offices in Milton Keynes, London, Providencia and Barcelona
Milton Keynes, GB (HQ)
Opal Dr
London, GB
3rd floor, 41-42 Eastcastle St, Fitzrovia
Providencia, CL
Marchant Pereira 10
Barcelona, ES
Plaça del Dr. Letamendi, 1, 2, 4th floor
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Cognita Schools Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2004
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Cognita Schools Revenue

Cognita Schools's revenue was reported to be £138.93 m in FY, 2018
GBP

Revenue (FY, 2018)

138.9m

Net income (FY, 2018)

(2.0m)

EBITDA (FY, 2018)

14.6m

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(1.9m)

Cash (31-Aug-2018)

8.6m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

7.6m9.4m13.0m16.1m25.1m29.1m15.6m33.1m26.1m17.3m14.7m57.0m90.3m101.1m102.1m107.2m112.4m117.7m123.5m131.5m136.6m132.9m138.9m

Revenue growth, %

6%4%

Operating expense total

6.4m7.8m10.8m13.6m22.2m25.9m12.8m27.7m21.6m16.2m14.8m40.3m79.5m89.5m135.6m134.5m129.9m140.8m

EBITDA

19.7m17.3m19.3m6.8m12.4m13.9m14.6m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

2.0k3.0k3.0k1.4m1.4m2.1m4.1m7.2m2.7m402.0k1.0m13.5m15.5m13.4m6.5m5.0m4.0m10.6m14.8m12.8m5.8m5.3m8.6m

Accounts Receivable

1.5m1.7m1.9m2.5m3.1m3.4m494.0k558.0k301.0k2.6m14.7m21.2m22.9m28.2m28.7m28.0m28.7m29.3m29.6m29.8m30.6m28.2m33.3m

Inventories

13.0k11.0k12.0k10.0k11.0k11.0k11.0k11.0k4.0k43.0k41.0k285.0k200.0k145.0k195.0k272.0k288.0k301.0k162.0k55.0k160.0k238.0k235.0k

Current Assets

2.5m2.9m3.6m4.6m5.4m10.9m10.8m12.4m22.7m4.2m18.5m38.7m42.6m45.9m38.2m36.1m36.1m42.9m46.9m44.7m38.5m40.9m50.9m
GBPFY, 1996FY, 1997FY, 1998FY, 1999FY, 2000FY, 2001FY, 2002FY, 2003FY, 2004FY, 2005FY, 2006FY, 2007FY, 2008FY, 2009FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

803.0k964.0k1.3m1.6m2.4m1.8m2.1m3.7m3.2m1.5m179.0k17.3m11.9m12.9m9.7m9.2m2.1m7.2m3.9m(3.6m)3.0m3.8m(2.0m)

Dividends Paid

240.0k1.0m17.0m3.7m16.4m22.4m

Income Taxes Paid

(111.0k)
GBPFY, 1996

Financial Leverage

1.5 x
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Cognita Schools Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

F

59/100

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Cognita Schools Online and Social Media Presence

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Cognita Schools Blogs

Cognita hat-trick in the Sunday Times Schools Guide

We are proud to confirm that three of our UK schools – Breaside Preparatory School (24), King’s School Plymouth (42)... The post Cognita hat-trick in the Sunday Times Schools Guide appeared first on Cognita School.

Cognita forms exciting partnership to launch the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai in September 2021

Global schools’ group Cognita is partnering with the prestigious 500-year old Royal Grammar School Guildford (RGS Guildford) to open a... The post Cognita forms exciting partnership to launch the Royal Grammar School Guildford Dubai in September 2021 appeared first on Cognita School.

Education transformation rollout begins in Europe

As fears of further Covid-related restrictions continue, Cognita has started to rollout a programme to equip all students in Year... The post Education transformation rollout begins in Europe appeared first on Cognita School.

Colegio Mirasur becomes eighth Cognita school in Spain

Mirasur International School – a bilingual school for children aged 0-18 years in Pinto, Madrid – has become the eighth school in Spain... The post Colegio Mirasur becomes eighth Cognita school in Spain appeared first on Cognita School.

Stamford Singapore wins prestigious award

Congratulations to our colleagues at Stamford American International School Singapore for winning Singapore Business Review’s National Business Award for Education.... The post Stamford Singapore wins prestigious award appeared first on Cognita School.

Brighton College Singapore opens its doors for the first time

On 27 August 2020, Brighton College Singapore – an exciting partnership between Brighton College and Cognita – welcomed its first... The post Brighton College Singapore opens its doors for the first time appeared first on Cognita School.
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Cognita Schools Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Cognita Schools founded?

    Cognita Schools was founded in 2004.

  • Who are Cognita Schools key executives?

    Cognita Schools's key executives are Chris Jansen, Margaret Kubicek and Michael Uzielli.

  • How many employees does Cognita Schools have?

    Cognita Schools has 614 employees.

  • What is Cognita Schools revenue?

    Latest Cognita Schools annual revenue is £138.9 m.

  • What is Cognita Schools revenue per employee?

    Latest Cognita Schools revenue per employee is £226.3 k.

  • Who are Cognita Schools competitors?

    Competitors of Cognita Schools include Inme, Galileo Learning and Busy Bees.

  • Where is Cognita Schools headquarters?

    Cognita Schools headquarters is located at Opal Dr, Milton Keynes.

  • Where are Cognita Schools offices?

    Cognita Schools has offices in Milton Keynes, London, Providencia and Barcelona.

  • How many offices does Cognita Schools have?

    Cognita Schools has 6 offices.