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A chatty, endearing bunch who seem to feel a true sense of belonging to the school and to each other, despite their diverse nationalities, heritages and languages. We met very young children on their first or second days at the...

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Outstanding Education at ISL Surrey

The International School of London (ISL) Surrey is an award-winning, coeducational day school for students aged 2 to 18. It is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World school and in its recent IB diploma accreditation, received 40 commendations. It also received an unprecedented third accreditation for its International Primary Curriculum (IPC), achieving the highest level, Mastering, in all nine areas of the review. To date, ISL Surrey is the only school in the world to have achieved this milestone. In its OFSTED inspection report, ISL Surrey was commended for ‘the outstanding quality of its education’.

Bursaries for qualified local students are available for the IB Diploma programme from age 16-18. Universities worldwide respect the IB Diploma for its breadth and depth as well as the Extended Essay requirement which teaches students how to complete university level research. In addition to the rigorous academic programme, universities also value the skills developed by IB Diploma students which include critical, reflective and holistic thinking, collaborative working, individual initiative and personal organisation and planning.

ISL Surrey is the only school in the area, and one of the few in the world, to offer an extensive, integrated languages programme, with 17 languages currently taught from age 3, including French and Spanish for beginners.

The school is situated on a 10.3-acre campus, with excellent facilities.
Every day is an open day at ISL Surrey. To book a visit, telephone: 01483-750409 or contact
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A chatty, endearing bunch who seem to feel a true sense of belonging to the school and to each other, despite their diverse nationalities, heritages and languages. We met very young children on their first or second days at the school who were already happy, settled and fully engaged. Older pupils spoke with pride about a girl from North Africa who had arrived with no...

Head of School

Since September 2015, Richard Parker BA MA (history, Cambridge), previously secondary school principal at Victoria Shanghai Academy in Hong Kong. He has also held leadership roles in schools in Portugal, Brunei and Spain. Active in the Alliance of International Education and a team visitor for the Council of International Schools, he is an IB workshop leader for administrators new to the middle years programme (MYP) and MYP humanities.

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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