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Space and trees - what luxury for a school so very near to London. The old buildings lend character and style, but the new buildings provide fabulous facilities. The usual wide range of countries represented, but this is the most English of the three ACS schools in the UK because it only does IB, rather than the American curriculum, and so has a stable core of students who are wedded to this. Students are ‘taught to think’ and parents are pleased that children are ‘independent, organised, and it is up to the child to get their work done’...

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What the school says...

ACS Egham, is an international school that offers the International Baccalaureate Programmes for children from ages 3-18 years. It is the only school in Britain that is authorised to offer all four International Baccalaureate Programmes: the Primary Years (PYP), Middle Years (MYP), Diploma (IBDP) and Careers Related Certificate (IBCC) Programmes. Located in leafy Surrey, on the edge of Windsor Great Park, the student population comprises almost 60 different nationalities, as well as local UK families. We are a non-selective school, with a challenging and modern academic programme, leading to excellent university placements in the UK, USA and many other countries. ...Read more

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International Baccalaureate: diploma - the diploma is the familiar A-level equivalent.

International Baccalaureate: middle years - middle Years is a programme for ages 11-16.

International Baccalaureate: primary years - primary years is a programme for ages 3-12.

Other features

All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

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Head of school

Since 2022, Mark Wilson BA, PGCE, NPQH. After a degree in drama from de Montfort and a PGCE from Middlesex, Mr Wilson spent the early years of his career in the UK, but moved into the international system over ten years ago, joining Nord Anglia Education in 2009. Spells as head of the British International School in Shanghai and latterly as principal of the British International School of Houston preceded his move back to the UK. As well as teaching theory of knowledge on to IB students, he has contributed to the training of teachers and has been involved in leadership projects both within Nord Anglia and for the Department of Education.


Families may arrive from abroad at any time and are welcomed by an experienced admissions registrar who recognises that the need...

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Please note: Independent schools frequently offer IGCSEs or other qualifications alongside or as an alternative to GCSE. The DfE does not record performance data for these exams so independent school GCSE data is frequently misleading; parents should check the results with the schools.

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Special Education Needs

ACS International schools offer special needs support for students with the potential to succeed in our environment, preparatory to university.

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
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
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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