ACS Hillingdon International School A GSG School
- ACS Hillingdon International School
108 Vine Lane
- Head: Diane Hren
- T 01895 259771
- F 01895 818404
- E hillingdonadmissi…email@example.com
- W www.acs-schools.com
- A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 4 to 19
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Hillingdon
- Pupils: 540
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Fees: £10,280 - £23,110 pa
- Open days: Contact the school for an appointment at your convenience
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Quite aside from one parent’s comment that sports may not be this school’s strong suit, ACS Hillingdon has the highest uptake of the three UK ACS schools: 70 per cent of the students do extracurricular sports. Staff say it’s not so much about winning and victory as it is about getting involved, having fun and being well-rounded. But despite all that fun and well-roundedness, the riot of banners and plaques prominently displayed...
What the school says...
ACS Hillingdon International Schools is a leading International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma school which offers non-selective entry yet achieves examination results which place it among the highest ranking UK Schools.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Interim head of school
Diane Hren is holding the reins for the 2016/17 school year. She has previously been deputy head of ACS Cobham and helped to set up ACS Doha, becoming head of school there in 2012. She moved back to the UK in 2014, becoming head of programmes (education) for ACS International Schools.
Take a deep breath before you try to penetrate ACS’s patchwork quilt curricula. Start with American-style pre-K - grade 4 with international add-ons including some IPC (International Primary Curriculum) units, language and cultural studies to grade 2, then Spanish plus PTSA (Parent Teacher Student Association) led multicultural weeks (grades 3-5); IB Middle Years Programme with Spanish or French, followed by the last two years of high school with the IB diploma, a fair range of AP courses (11 on offer),...