We are delighted to announce that Orbital Education, the group which Oryx International School is part of, has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

Orbital Education is one of a select group of companies nationally chosen to receive the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. Announced on Tuesday 23rd April, Orbital has been recognised for its excellence and innovation in international trade.

The Group, founded in 2008 by Kevin McNeany, a pioneer entrepreneur in education, owns and operates a global group of British international schools. The award has been given for the company’s success in identifying and satisfying the demand for quality British education in many parts of the world. The schools deliver a British-style curriculum adapted for an international mixture of expatriate and local students in its schools. As well as Oryx International School it also has schools in Hungary, Slovenia, Spain, Russia, Qatar, China, Ecuador with planned additions in the UAE.

Kevin McNeany, chairman of Orbital Education said ‘We are honoured to be receiving the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2019. Our company believes that quality, transparency and accountability leads to success for our students, their families and the company. This award is a result of all the hard work from our team of internationally minded educators, and I would like to take the opportunity on behalf of the Board to thank everyone for their dedication and professionalism’.

Now in its 53rd year, the Queens Award for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country, with winning businesses able to use the esteemed Queen’s Award emblem for the next 5 years.

Orbital Education will celebrate its award during a royal reception for Queen’s Award winners in the summer.