The American School in London A GSG School
- The American School in London
1 Waverley Place
- Head: Mrs Coreen R Hester
- T 020 7449 1220
- F 020 7449 1350
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.asl.org
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Westminster
- Pupils: 1350
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £24,150 - £28,650 pa
- Open days: Contact school to arrange
- Review: View the Good Schools Guide Review
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What the Good Schools Guide says..
The school may be in London but the tone is definitely American – let’s call it ‘global American’. Eighty per cent of the 1,350 students hold US passports, and half of those are multi-passport holders from dual-national families. There are...
What the school says...
The American School in London, founded in 1951, is an independent, non-profit, college-preparatory day school for students in kindergarten through Grade 12. The student body comprises 1,350 boys and girls, who represent more than 50 nationalities, with 30+ languages spoken at home.
The Schools mission is to develop the intellect and character of each student by providing an outstanding American education with a global perspective. ...Read more
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What The Good Schools Guide saysThe school may be in London but the tone is definitely American – let’s call it ‘global American’. Eighty per cent of the 1,350 students hold US passports, and half of those are multi-passport holders from dual-national families. There are 50 nationalities in the school and the group of great kids who turned up during break to meet the GSG visitor didn't contain a single American!...When news circulated about a recent (and rare) cheating incident, the head responded swiftly and firmly. Parents say, however, that teachers and principals are not always consistent...
Head of School
Since 2007, Coreen R Hester (degrees in English literature and education, Stanford University), previously head of Hamlin School in San Francisco. Was ASL's high school principal from 1995-1997, when her children were both pupils there. Early in her career, Mrs Hester